Directions (1 – 10) : 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 compete.
The LEMOA story is (1), not because of any (2) impact on India-U.S. ties, but because it (3) into a pattern that seems to have (4) foreign policy moves in Mr. Modi’s second year in office. If in the first year, he was (5) with confidence, the second year has seen more caution, and while several big (6) were made and Mr. Modi kept up his (7) pace of travel, fewer agreements that were (8) were actually signed or concluded. “It’s the curse of the last mile,” explained a diplomat, who (9) the (10) during the Carter visit.