Directions: In  the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. against each number, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. find out the appropriate word in each case.

Generally a disaster (___186___) in significant loss in social, psychological, and economic aspects. It not only (___187___) to structural damages, but also leaves families tom apart, children orphaned, livelihoods destroyed, and communities traumatized Non-structural factors such as lack of responsiveness of government officials and Ineffective leadership are mainly (___188___) for any disaster mismanagement. India is (___189___) to a variety of natural and manmade disasters. Strong and effective emergency management has been a felt (___190___) In all comers of the world. Effective policies play a vital role in mitigating the impact of disasters and (___191___) likely losses of life and property .Economic resources are important for any disaster management, (___192___) it has been recognized that economic resources did not necessarily translate into greater investment in the domain, as there is no (___193___) of issues that demanded governments attention and resources. Disaster management has (___194___) acquired importance in the agenda of governance, unless there is a major natural or manmade disaster. The major shortcomings observed in Indian disaster management, along with their probable solutions, are discussed (___195___) an important basis.

Q1.

186.

(a)result

(b)results

(c)resulted

(d)impedes

(e) sends

Q2.

187.

(a)leads

(b)leading, J3)led

(c)has led

(d) will lead

(e)

Q3.

188

(a) response

(b) responding

(c)responsible

(d) liable

(e) careful

Q4.

189.

(a)vulnerable

(b)unaffected

(c)strong

(d)voracious

(e) voluble

Q5.

190.

(a)needful

(b)need

(c)voice

(d)vitality

(e)needs

Q6.

191.

(a) reduce

(b)reduced

(c)reducing

(d)increase

(e) increasing

Q7.

192.

(a)If

(b)That

(c)Till

(d).Until

(e) Yet

Q8.

193.

(a)deficit

(b)dearth

(c)plenty

(d)plentiful

(e)scarce

Q9.

194.

(a)regularly

(b)generally

(c)particularly

(d)often

(e) seldom

Q10.

195.

(a)on

(b)in

(c)within

(d)of

(e) with

ANSWERS :

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