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Direction (Q. 1 - 10): In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, four words are suggested one of which the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate words.

The English Language is one of our great natural resources. At least twice (1) my life time I have seen the English speaking
nations (2) from despair and defeat (3) by the power of the language alone. The first time (4) during the Great Depression, it is hard
to (5) today how low our people had (6). The farmer was driven (7) his farm. The worker was (8) home from the factory. Fathers
searched in garbage cans. Mothers starved themselves to feed (9) children. Until then, America had always (10) confidently forward.
Was this the end of the American dream?

(1). 1. through 2. when 3. during 4. between

A.    through B.    when
C.    during D.    between
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The English Language is one of our great natural resources. At least twice (1) my life time I have seen the English speaking
nations (2) from despair and defeat (3) by the power of the language alone. The first time (4) during the Great Depression, it is hard
to (5) today how low our people had (6). The farmer was driven (7) his farm. The worker was (8) home from the factory. Fathers
searched in garbage cans. Mothers starved themselves to feed (9) children. Until then, America had always (10) confidently forward.
Was this the end of the American dream?

(2). 1. left 2. raised 3. proceeded 4. gained

A.    left B.    raised
C.    proceeded D.    gained
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The English Language is one of our great natural resources. At least twice (1) my life time I have seen the English speaking
nations (2) from despair and defeat (3) by the power of the language alone. The first time (4) during the Great Depression, it is hard
to (5) today how low our people had (6). The farmer was driven (7) his farm. The worker was (8) home from the factory. Fathers
searched in garbage cans. Mothers starved themselves to feed (9) children. Until then, America had always (10) confidently forward.
Was this the end of the American dream?

(3). 1. alert 2. although 3. already 4. almost

A.    alert B.    although
C.    already D.    almost
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4 .

The English Language is one of our great natural resources. At least twice (1) my life time I have seen the English speaking
nations (2) from despair and defeat (3) by the power of the language alone. The first time (4) during the Great Depression, it is hard
to (5) today how low our people had (6). The farmer was driven (7) his farm. The worker was (8) home from the factory. Fathers
searched in garbage cans. Mothers starved themselves to feed (9) children. Until then, America had always (10) confidently forward.
Was this the end of the American dream?

(4). 1. is 2. was 3. set 4. were

A.    is B.    was
C.    set D.    were
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The English Language is one of our great natural resources. At least twice (1) my life time I have seen the English speaking
nations (2) from despair and defeat (3) by the power of the language alone. The first time (4) during the Great Depression, it is hard
to (5) today how low our people had (6). The farmer was driven (7) his farm. The worker was (8) home from the factory. Fathers
searched in garbage cans. Mothers starved themselves to feed (9) children. Until then, America had always (10) confidently forward.
Was this the end of the American dream?

(5). 1. conduct 2. censure 3. arrive 4. realise

A.    conduct B.    censure
C.    arrive D.    realise
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6 .

The English Language is one of our great natural resources. At least twice (1) my life time I have seen the English speaking
nations (2) from despair and defeat (3) by the power of the language alone. The first time (4) during the Great Depression, it is hard
to (5) today how low our people had (6). The farmer was driven (7) his farm. The worker was (8) home from the factory. Fathers
searched in garbage cans. Mothers starved themselves to feed (9) children. Until then, America had always (10) confidently forward.
Was this the end of the American dream?

(6). 1. failed 2. risen 3. met 4. fallen

A.    failed B.    risen
C.    met D.    fallen
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7 .

The English Language is one of our great natural resources. At least twice (1) my life time I have seen the English speaking
nations (2) from despair and defeat (3) by the power of the language alone. The first time (4) during the Great Depression, it is hard
to (5) today how low our people had (6). The farmer was driven (7) his farm. The worker was (8) home from the factory. Fathers
searched in garbage cans. Mothers starved themselves to feed (9) children. Until then, America had always (10) confidently forward.
Was this the end of the American dream?

(7). 1. to 2. away 3. from 4. by

A.    to B.    away
C.    from D.    by
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8 .

The English Language is one of our great natural resources. At least twice (1) my life time I have seen the English speaking
nations (2) from despair and defeat (3) by the power of the language alone. The first time (4) during the Great Depression, it is hard
to (5) today how low our people had (6). The farmer was driven (7) his farm. The worker was (8) home from the factory. Fathers
searched in garbage cans. Mothers starved themselves to feed (9) children. Until then, America had always (10) confidently forward.
Was this the end of the American dream?

(8). 1. called 2. given 3. sitting 4. eading

A.    called B.    given
C.    sitting D.    eading
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The English Language is one of our great natural resources. At least twice (1) my life time I have seen the English speaking
nations (2) from despair and defeat (3) by the power of the language alone. The first time (4) during the Great Depression, it is hard
to (5) today how low our people had (6). The farmer was driven (7) his farm. The worker was (8) home from the factory. Fathers
searched in garbage cans. Mothers starved themselves to feed (9) children. Until then, America had always (10) confidently forward.
Was this the end of the American dream?

(9). 1. their 2. her 3. those 4. them

A.    their B.    her
C.    those D.    them
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The English Language is one of our great natural resources. At least twice (1) my life time I have seen the English speaking
nations (2) from despair and defeat (3) by the power of the language alone. The first time (4) during the Great Depression, it is hard
to (5) today how low our people had (6). The farmer was driven (7) his farm. The worker was (8) home from the factory. Fathers
searched in garbage cans. Mothers starved themselves to feed (9) children. Until then, America had always (10) confidently forward.
Was this the end of the American dream?

(10). 1. advance 2. gone 3. move 4. get

A.    advance B.    gone
C.    move D.    get
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