Directions (1-10): In the following passage there are blanks each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passageand against each, five words/phrases are suggested one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word/phrase in each case:
Mr. Modi’s challenge is to (1) that his country can be a (2) democracy and also a substantive global power. His task is to align these twin (3) to reinforce the idea of India. Outcomes must ensure both power for the country and happiness goals (4) its people. Translated into the language of Kautilya, power embodies strength, the power of leadership, the state of the economy and the military, the ability to deploy (5) strength for national aims. Happiness would signify that which is attained by the (6) and wise use of power: righteousness and internal stability.
Like leaders before him, Mr. Modi wants India to be a (7) and prosperous country. And, he has been dealt a respectable hand: the political legitimacy of durable democracy, the country’s ability to (8) the deep and extensive pluralism of its society, the geographical advantage of its positioning in the Indian Ocean, its scientific and technological capital, a reputation for responsible behaviour, and growing (9) recognition of India’s credentials to be a (10) player.