Quest for clerk: English Quiz

Directions (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. Five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.

The North-East India is Asia in miniature, a place ……(1)…..the brown and yellow races ……(2)…..and mingle. There are atleast 262……(3)…..ethnic groups and the region is home to more than 150 million people, if one includes Bangladesh. Take ……(4)…..example the state of Manipur, which  …...(5)…..Burma, with a population of 1.8 million people. It is home to about 30 separate linguistic and ethnic groups including the Tharos, ……(6)…..number less than 400 individuals……(7)….. the ages and the mountains, the people of this winding trial …...(8)…..an anthropological and sociological …...(9)….. to South-East Asia, where the roots of many ……(10)…..lie.

1. 
(1) when
(2) although
(3) where
(4) to
(5) if

2. 
(1) meet
(2) desert
(3)  form
(4) find
(5) went

3. 
(1) identical
(2) closed
(3) corresponding
(4) homogeneous
(5) separate

4. 
(1) from
(2) for
(3) again
(4) besides
(5) to

5.
(1) holds
(2) stretches
(3) rules
(4) borders
(5) side

6. 
(1) whose
(2) though
(3) amidst
(4) hence
(5) which

7.
(1) Bringing
(2) Demanding
(3) Beginning
(4) Allowing
(5) Stradding

8.
(1) Construct
(2) form
(3) broke
(4) settled
(5) found

9. 
(1) problem
(2) anathema
(3) bridge
(4) window
(5) series

10. 
(1) opportunities
(2) sadly
(3) since
(4) still
(5) diseases
Answers
1.3
2.1
3.5
4.2
5.4
6.5
7.5
8.2
9.4
10.4