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As they say, no one can stop an idea whose time has come. (1) the backdrop of a bloody world war, when violence was the order of the time, India (2) independence through non-violent civil (3) , through Satyagraha. The entire nation rallied behind the Mahatma’s call and India achieved her independence setting an example for the world. It was an idea whose time had come.
Likewise, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for a Swachh Bharat with universal sanitation by 2 October 2019, at a time when India leads the infamous list of countries with the highest number of people practising open (4) , is an idea whose time has come.
Open defecation dates back to the (5) of human civilisation. It has been a way of life for millions of people in India for centuries. Successive governments have been running national sanitation programmes since the 1980s, but till 2014 only 39% of Indians had (6) to safe sanitation facilities.
This is because access to sanitation is not an infrastructure problem, there is a deeper behavioural and socio-cultural (7) at play. Influencing a change in behaviour for 60 crore people is a challenge that has probably never been undertaken by anyone in the world.
This could only be achieved through an (8) , time-bound (9) , spearheaded from the highest level, and involving all sections of society and government alike. The Swachh Bharat Mission’s Swachhagraha has (10) the nation’s imagination just the way the Mahatma’s Satyagraha had, many years ago.

  1. 1) mediocre
    2) neutral
    3) blunder
    4) Amidst
    5) moderate
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: Amidst – in the middle of or surrounded by.

  2. 1) deteriorated
    2) aborted
    3) backslide
    4) achieved
    5) vent
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: achieved – successfully bring about or reach (a desired objective or result) by effort, skill, or courage.

  3. 1) disobedience
    2) doorway
    3) outlet
    4) withdrawal
    5) accumulation

    Answer – 1)

    Explanation: disobedience – failure or refusal to obey rules or someone in authority.

  4. 1) accession
    2) emergence
    3) defecation
    4) departure

    5) escape

    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: defecation – the discharge of faeces from the body.

  5. 1) conclude
    2) exodus
    3) consign
    4) beginning
    5) escape
    Answer – 4) 
    Explanation: beginning – he point in time or space at which something begins.

  6. 1) consciousness
    2) augmentation
    3) access
    4) emanation
    5) obliterate
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: access – the means or opportunity to approach or enter a place.

  7. 1) decline
    2) context
    3) incomprehensive
    4) consummate

    5) oblivion

    Answer – 2)
    Explanation: context – the circumstances that form the setting for an event, statement, or idea, and in terms of which it can be fully understood.

  8. 1) increment
    2)  superficial
    3) retreat
    4) sustenance
    5) intensive
    Answer – 5) 
    Explanation: intensive – concentrated on a single subject or into a short time; very thorough or vigorous.

  9. 1) fizzle
    2) flounder
    3) shelter
    4) defense
    5) intervention
    Answer – 5)
    Explanation: intervention – the action or process of intervening.

  10. 1) caught
    2) ruined
    3) demoted
    4) shield
    5) resistance
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation: caught – intercept and hold (something which has been thrown, propelled, or dropped).