In the following passage, at certain points you are given a choice of 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 - XX
One of India's greatest musicians is M.S. Subbulakshmi, affectionately known to most people as M.S. Her singing has brought 1. _________ to millions of people not only 2. __________ all parts of India, but in 3. _________ countries around the world as well. 4. _________ October 1966 Subbulakshmi was invited to 5. _________ in New York, where people of 6. _________ foreign countries listened to her music 7. ___________ This was one of the greatest 8. __________ ever given to any musician. For 9. __________ together M.S. kept that international 10. ____________ spell-bound with the beauty of her voice and her style of singing.
PRACTICE PASSAGE - XXI
The Second Anglo-Maratha War had shattered the 1. _________ of the Maratha chiefs, but not their spirit. The 2. _________ of their freedom rankled in their hearts. They made a last 3. ________ attempt to regain their independence and old 4. _________ in 1817. The lead in organizing a united front of the Maratha chiefs was taken by the Peshwa who was smarting under the 5. _________ control exercised by the British Resident. But Elphinstone, British Resident at Pune, 6. _________ the Peshwa to sign the treaty of Poona in June 1817. The Peshwa 7. _________ his claim as the Peshwa. Lord Hastings also compelled Daulatrao Sindhia to 8. _________ the treaty of Gwalior in November 1817. 9. _________ had Scindia signed the treaty of Gwalior when the Peshwa Bajirao II attacked the British at Kirki, near Pune. The British forces 10. __________ and occupied Pune.