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.
Smile, they say, and soon there will be miles and miles of smiles. If we keep (i) ourselves and do not mix with other, we shall be left alone to ponder (ii) the misfortunes of life. No body likes to come across a (iii) and self-centred person. People (iv) gregarious and outgoing souls who are prepared to share their joys and sorrows and have the (v) to laugh (vi) their problems and miseries. Laughter brings people (vii) whereas keeping to oneself distance people. It has (viii) been rightly said that laughter is the shortest distance between two person Once they (ix) together, the circle of acquaintance, and consequently friendship (x), has making the world a happy place to live in.

  1. (i)
    (a) with                              (b) into                      (c) by                        (d) to
  2. (ii)
    (a) at                                  (b) upon                    (c) over                     (d) into
  3. (iii)
    (a) glum                            (b) unselfish             (c) kind                    (d) comic
  4. (iv)
    (a) hate                             (b) opt                        (c) like                     (d) dislike
  5. (v)
    (a) intention                    (b) sense                    (c) capacity           (d) feeling
  6. (vi)
    (a) on                                (b) at                          (c) over                   (d) away
  7. (vii)
    (a) far                              (b) apart                      (c) home                 (d) closer
  8. (viii)
    (a) however                   (b) therefore                (c) hence                (d) so
  9. (ix)
    (a) sit                              (b) are                           (c) go                      (d) come
  10. (x)
    (a) grows                        (b) lessens                  (c) widens               (d) broadens


Anurag Mishra Professor Asked on 29th December 2015 in English.
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  • 1 Answer(s)
    1. (d) to
    2. (c) over
    3. (a) glum
    4. (c) like
    5. (c) capacity
    6. (d) away
    7. (d) closer
    8. (b) are
    9. (a) grows
    Monis Rasool Professor Answered on 29th December 2015.
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