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In the following passage, there are ten blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested. Select the one that fits the bank appropriately.

Cloze Test: Check for Logical Consistency, Verb forms and vocabulary usage
Level : Medium
Ideal Score : 7/10

As a young man growing up in South Africa, Kumi Naidoo looked to India for ___1____. Now there is a twinge of ___2____. Mr. Naidoo, the executive director of Greenpeace International, is puzzled at how the government came to ___3____ the organisation’s bank accounts in India without giving a reason. Though the Delhi High Court sent a notice to the Ministry of Home Affairs directing it to ___4____ Greenpeace India’s foreign funds, there is no ___5___ with the Ministry asking for more details on remittances from abroad. Mr Naidoo is in India to discuss the role of civil society in the context of certain individual and non-governmental organisations (NGO) being ___6____ for being “anti-national”.
In an interview, he said, “Thankfully Greenpeace India is ___7______ an Indian entity, with 60 per cent of our resources coming from individual Indian citizens and 40 per cent from Greenpeace International.”
After the government’s move, Mr. Naidoo sought ___8______ in Mahatma Gandhi. “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you and then you win. We are not panicking because of Gandhiji. We take ___9____ in this that we are being fought and we are one step away from winning the ___10____for a different development model which includes sustainable meaning for growth,” he said. Mr Naidoo has asked for a meeting with the Home department and the Environment Minister.

  1. a.discomposure
    b.help
    c.peace
    d.inspiration
    e.acerbic
    d.inspiration

  2. a.satisfaction
    b.misconception
    c.disappointment
    d.affliction
    e.adversity
    c.disappointment

  3. a.recreated
    b.freeze
    c.resurrect
    d.invalidated
    e.immobilized
    b.freeze

  4. a.embarrass
    b.congest
    c.impeded
    d. unblock
    e.releasing
    d. unblock

  5. a.respite
    b.regress
    c.hiatus
    d.dejection
    e.abatement
    a. respite

  6. a. quantified
    b. targeted
    c. adopted
    d. signified
    e. addressed
    b.targeted

  7. a.specifically
    b.precisely
    c.eligibly
    d.formatively
    e.quintessentially
    e.quintessentially

  8. a. affection
    b. assimilation
    c. information
    d. solace
    e. variance
    d.solace

  9. a.console
    b.agony
    c.infliction
    d.assistance
    e.comfort
    e.comfort

  10. a.dispute
    b.controversy
    c.irregularity
    d.argument
    e.fight
    d.argument

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