Choose the correct answer to each question out of the four alternatives :
Directions: In the following Ten Questions, in the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and choose the correct answer to each question out of the four alternatives and fill in the blanks.
Passage: The first written number (i) is about 5000 years old and (ii) from the Sumerians in Mesopotamia. But man wanted to specify (iii) even much (iv) of the animals killed or reared. (v) the beginning, man counted using the figures joints on (vi) hand. Even today young children are (vii) to count (viii) their fingers. It is known about the Stone Age man (ix) he used (x) by cutting notches in wood, bones and stones.
(a) early (b) earliest (c) later (d) earlier
(a) one (b) each (c) every (d) our
(a) came (b) coming (c) comes (d) is coming
(a) by (b) on (c) through (d) with
(a) At (b) From (c) On (d) In
(a) quantum (b) quantities (c) quantitative (d) qualities
(a) system (b) function (c) organization (d) practice
(a) teaching (b) teach (c) teached (d) taught
(a) signs (b) marks (c) tallies (d) symbol
(a) what (b) how (c) when (d) that