In the following passage, at certain points you are given a choice of three or four words one of which fits the meaning of the passage. Click on the option which you think is most suitable at the point. You can change the option to know correct answer. Press the reset button to try again.
PRACTICE PASSAGE - I
According to a report in yesterday’s newspaper 1._____ police dog was taken to Raj Bhavan 2.______ Monday. This was to trace the 3._______ of the "very important horse" which 4._______ reported missing on Sunday. The dog picked 5._______ the scent on some traces of 6._______ and ran a few yards before losing the 7._______. The police have launched a vigorous 8.________ into the whole affair. They have 9._______ the services of a forensic expert, 10._______ fingerprint expert and a photographer. 11.________ are now fourteen horses at Raj Bhavan 12.__________ are kept in a large shed near the gate.
PRACTICE PASSAGE - II
Childhood is a time when there are 1._____ responsibilities to make life difficult. If a child 2.______ good parents, he is fed, looked 3._______ and loved, whatever he may do, it is improbable that he will ever again in his life 4._______ given so much without having to do anything 5._______ return. In addition, life is always 6._______ new things to the child. A child finds 7._______ in playing in the rain or in the snow. His first visit 8.________ the seaside is marvellous adventure. But a child has his pains; he is not free to do as he wishes; he is continually being 9._______ not to do things or is being 10._______ . His life is therefore not perfectly happy.