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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.

The barter system for getting goods and services (___31___) back many Centuries. In most cultures the barter system was used before money was (___32___). People who had specific items of services would (___33___) these with others for the things they needed. Good negotiation was the (___34___) to making good trades. While the barter system (___35___) based on basic needs, today the barter system continues to thrive. The barter system transcends the monetary system. The barter system is making a (___36___) today. What makes the barter system even better today than ever before is that it can now be done globally. In the past bartering was simply done with those that were located nearby. Today the barter system can be used In a much more (___37___) way than ever before yet it carries with it the same basic motivation  the need for something that you dont have and the excess of something that someone else wants. The barter system is enjoying (___38___) interest today. Bartering allows you to get the things you need without having to (___39___) additional money. Instead you can use the things you no longer need or want to get the things you do heed. There are swap markets and online auctions that (___40___) you to sell or —I trade your items or to purchase items that you want. Negotiation takes place just like it did hundreds of years ago.

Q1.

31.

(a) discovered

(b) dates

(c)began

(d) started

(e) initiated

Q2.

32.

(a) bought

(b) imagined

(c)began

(d) emerged

(e) invented

Q3.

33.

(a) buy

(b)sell

(c)exchange

(d) give

(e) return

Q4.

34.

(a) important

(b) essential,

(c) result

(d) key

(e) intention

Q5.

35.

(a) originated

(b) stood

(c)generated

(d) created

(e) produced

Q6.

36.

(a) issue

(b) comeback

(c)withdrawal

(d) recall

(e) fading

Q7.

37.

(a) primitive

(b) appreciated

(c)promoted

(d), sophisticated

(e) better

Q8.

38.

(a) diminishing

(b)revival

(c) perishing

(d)declining

(e) renewed

Q9.

39.

(a) expend

(b) exchanging

(c)expand

(d) consume

(e)cost

Q10.

40.

(a) insist

(b) force

(c)allow

(d) lure

(e) constraint

ANSWERS :

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

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