Directions: In the following passage some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningfully complete.
People of India have …(1)… interests. There are artists who are worldwide known and there are scientists who are known for their experiments all over the world. There are also musicians who are known for their music. There are painters like M F Hussain on one hand and Dr APJ Abdul Kalam on the other hand who is known for his scientific approach. There are musicians like Zakir Hussain who is known for his ‘Tabla’. There are different …(2)… in India. Because of various ideas, there are superstitions …(3)… but there are progressive people too who hold belief based on education. If we …(4)… at customers followed in different states and regions there is again a large variety. As far as important institute of marriage is concerned. Marriages are performed in different ways in all states. Even funeral rights are performed in different manner. Indian culture is dynamic and tolerant. So the foreign culture tried to …(5)… some of their basic features, they became part of the great Indian culture with the passage of time. Thus, customs and traditions of India are very interesting.
Directions (Q. 6–10) : Rearrange the following five sentences (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below.
A) Indian markets in urban areas have grown appreciably and are on the verge of saturation.
B) The world’s second largest populated country, India, is the apple of the eye for the world now.
C) This has been going on since quite some time now, ever since 1991 reforms of liberalisation, globalisation and privatisation.
D) The world economies are seeing it as their potential market.
E) So corporate have started tapping rural markets, since more than 60 per cent of India’s population lives in rural areas.
6. Which of the following would be the ‘FOURTH’ sentence after rearrangement?
7. Which of the following would be the ‘SECOND’ sentence after rearrangement?
8. Which of the following would be the ‘FIRST’ sentence after rearrangement?
9. Which of the following would be the ‘LAST (FIFTH)’ sentence after rearrangement?
10. Which of the following would be the ‘THIRD’ sentence after rearrangement?
(6–10): B D C A E