Directions (Q.1-10): In the following passage, You have brief passages. In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. First, read the passage over and try to understand what it is about. Then fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given.
Happy is the man who (1) the habit of reading when he is young. He has secured a life-long source of (2), instruction and inspiration. So long as he has his beloved books, he need (3) feel lonely. He always has a pleasant (4) of leisure moments. He is the (5) of wealth more precious than gold. (6) indeed is the man who does not read and (7) is his life. (8) gives the highest kind of pleasure. When we are (9), it is a healthy recreation to lose (10) in the company of books.
Ans-c (‘Acquires’ fits in the option appropriately)
Ans-a (‘Pleasure ‘fits in the option appropriately)
Ans-d (‘never’ fits in the option appropriately)
Ans-b (‘occupation’ fits in the option appropriately)
Ans-a (‘possessor’ fits in the option appropriately)
Ans-c (‘poor’ fits in the option appropriately)
Ans-c (’empty’ fits in the option appropriately)
Ans-d (‘reading’ fits in the option appropriately)
Ans-c (‘sick’ fits in the option appropriately)
Ans-b (‘ourselves’ fits in the option correctly)