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 U.S. is in the (___104___) of a cleanup of toxic financial waste that will (___105___) taxpayers hundreds of billions of dollars at the very least. The primary manufacturers of these hazardous products (___106___) multimillion dollar paychecks for their efforts. So why shouldn’t they (___107___) to pay for their mop-up ? This is, after all, what the U.S. Congress (___108___) in 1980 for (___109___) of actual toxic waste. Under the Superfund law (___110___) that year, polluters(___111___) for the messes they make. Environmental lawyer E. Michael Thomas sees no (___112___) lawmakers couldn’t demand the same of financial polluters and (___113___) them to ante up some of the bank bailout money.

Q1.

104.

(a) range

(b)depth

(c) midst

(d)essence

(e) debate

Q2.

105.

(a) benefit

(b) cost

(c) earn

(d)facilitate

(e) save 

Q3.

106.

(a)donated

(b)demanded

(c) dwindled

(d) spent

(e) pocketed

Q4.

107.

(a) hesitate

(b) come

(c) defy

(d) have

(e) admit

Q5.

108.

(a) decreed

(b)refrained

(c)commented

(d)admonished

(e)visualized

Q6.

109.

(a) consumers

(b) advocates

(c) exponents

(d) producers

(e) users

Q7.

110.

(a) revoked

(b) forced

(c) squashed

(d) abandoned

(e) enacted

Q8.

111.

(a) regain

(b) claim

(c) pay

(d) demand

(e) consider

Q9.

112.

(a) practice

(b)reason

(c) compensation

(d) issue

(e) wonder

Q10.

113.

(a) force

(b) plead

(c) appeal

(d) dupe

(e) follow

 

ANSWERS :

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