In the following passage, at certain points you are given a choice of three 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 - XII
One of the most interesting new books published recently is "Spaceship" by Prof. E. C. Walker. Our earth he says 1._____ like a spaceship, and all the 400 million people 2.______ earth are passengers on it. And we are heading 3._______ a disaster. The levels of atmospheric pollution 4._______ in the cities and Industrial areas of the world could in time change the weather patterns of the earth, raising the temperature 5._______ the whole planet. If this rose a few 6._______ the deserts of the world would expand to double their size. The polar ice caps would start melting. If the polar ice caps melted, the 7._______ level all over the world would rise 8.________ about 60 meters. Prof. Walker's 9._______ is not at all about gloom and doom. He admits that the 10._______ he describes could take thousands of years.
PRACTICE PASSAGE - XIII
Sometimes the messages are sent with 11._______ accompanying words and we speak in 12._______ language alone. But, what gestures make 13._______ body language? Most of us are 14._______ with the common hand gestures. Some 15._______ cannot talk without using their hands. 16._______ reach out as they explain almost 17._______ their words, emphasizing and exaggerating and 18._______ with their hands. Other people hardly 19._______ their hands at all when they 20._______ .