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.

These numbers are printed below the passage and against each five words are suggested, one of which fills the blanks appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case. Sport may be a (___21___) pursuit for many yet it does define life in all its (___22___). The (___23___) of sport lies in enjoying the (___24___) of the sportsman who weaves (___25___) patterns on the field to leave the watcher spellbound. Great (___26___) does not always make a great sportsman. What makes a great sportsman is when that talent (___27___) itself in times of im He has to prove time and again that when (___29___) of the team is at (___30___) he Is the one to be relied upon.

Q1.

21.

(a) expensive

(b) regular

(c)unusual

(d) significant

(e) meaningless

Q2.

22

(a) hues

(b) possibility

(c)joy

(d) contrast

(e) quest

Q3.

23.

(a) demand

(b) improvement

(c)approval

(d) beauty

(e) accomplishment

Q4.

24.

(a)skills

(b) nature

(c)capacity

(d) industry

(e) cunning

Q5.

25.

(a)perfect

(b) sensible

(c)simple

(d) daring

(e) intricate

Q6.

26.

(a) resources

(b) practice

(c)talent

(d) contribution

(e) decision

Q7.

27.

(a) possesses

(b) contributes

(c)transfers

(d) expresses

(e) retains

Q8.

28.

(a) uncertainly

(b)need

(c) calamity

(d)difficulty

(e) encounter

Q9.

29.

(a) dominance

(b) endeavour

(c)escape

(d) winning

(e)survival

Q10.

30.

(a) vicinity

(b) imbalance

(c)stake

(d), decline

(e) dishonour

ANSWERS :

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