(___71___) Stringent antipollution laws, mass awareness levels in India about the need to (___72___) the environment are low. Which is (___73___) many people Insist that mere laws won’t do what we (___74___) need are environment conscious citizens. It is in this context that the University’s (___75___) to introduce environment studies as a compulsory paper at the undergraduate level (___76___) significance. There was some (___77___) initially about who would teach the paper be CLOZETEST —cause financial (___78___) make It impossible for colleges to (___79___) approval for new teaching posts. In fact, in August 1999, the University Grants Commission (UGC) imposed a ban on the creation of new teaching posts in colleges. (___80___) with this problem, authorities at the university have decided that serving teachers belonging to various disciplines will teach the paper.

Q1.

71.

(a) Despite

(b) Having

(c) Enacting

(d) Although

(e) Adopting

Q2.

72.

(a) contaminate

(b) clean

(c) filter

(d) protect

(e) pollute

Q3.

73.

(a) resulting

(b) why

(c) obvious

(d) because

(e) as

Q4.

74.

(a) seldom

(b) don’t

(c) hardly

(d) actually

(e) perfectly

Q5.

75.

(a) inability

(b) deferral

(c) decision

(d) reluctance

(e) failure

Q6.

76.

(a) extracts

(b)trivalency

(c) expects

(d) assumes

(e) loses

Q7.

77.

(a)displeasure

(b)antagonism

(c)hurdles

(d)confusion

(e) priority

Q8.

78.

(a)losses

(b) constraints

(c) apathy

(d) soundness

(e) independence

Q9.

79.

(a) receive

(b) establish

(c) emphasize

(d) expect

(e) sanction

Q10.

80.

(a) Down

(b) Familiarity

(c) Faced

(d) convinced

(e) solution

ANSWERS :

            1 a       2 d       3 b       4 e       5 e       6 e       7 d       8 b       9 a       10 c