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 - III
Without water 1._____ animal can survive. In desert regions the greatest 2.______ to life is drying up. But many creatures are able to make use of 3._______ little water that exists in arid areas. One of nature’s masterpieces 4._______ creatures equipped to 5._______with desert life is the hardy camel. Stories range the desert lands far and wide about 6._______ endurance feats by camels. It is said that camels can 7._______ a distance of about 800 miles in eight days through 8.________ travel without an intake of a single drop of water. The popular 9._______ the camels store water in the humps is 10._______ . in a way; water is indeed stored there but in the form of fat.
PRACTICE PASSAGE - IV
The 1._____ age is the age of machines. From the 2.______ the Industrial Revolution began in Europe, man’s life has been changing 3._______ many ways. At first the change was 4._______ , but later there was an 5. _______ in the rate. Now machines have become 6._______ of our daily lives. In 7._______ countries only a small section is engaged in agriculture. Even in agriculture machines are 8._______. Even at home machines are integral part of our 9._______ lives. It is 10._______ to survive even for a day without machines.