1. Sample Text 1

Some urban services that ought to be in (1)  (location, abundance, large, functional, vicinity) in a city like Water, electricity transport, etc. need special consideration. TERI has put together a detailed report that (2)  (requests, bring, emphasizes, speculates, postulates) Sustainability in the provision of basic urban services in Indian cities. (3)  (sufficient, good, competent, absence, inadequate) public transport is a major reason for the proliferation of private vehicles on the road. Respiratory illness in children living in urban areas is on the (4)  (grow, multiplication, expansion, rise, inflation) with more cases of asthma being (5)  (reported, produced, develop, composed, resulted) because of pollution. The future of cities of Indian dreams depends on (6)  (weather, if, whether, unless, provided) we can build better cities today.

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 1. abundance, 2. emphasizes, 3. inadequate, 4. rise, 5. reported, 6. whether 


2. Sample Text 2

Pakistan is slowly becoming (1)  (culprit, target, victim, criminal, founder) to its home-grown terrorism. The attack on Bacha Khan University, which killed mainly students, is reminiscent of the Peshawar terror attack in which (2)  (numbers, data, most, scores, amount) of school-children were killed. One of the major ways Pakistan can eliminate/reduce terrorism is by providing the right education to its youth and taking stern action (3)  (across, against, about , toward, for) hose directly or indirectly involved in running terror outfits. In its own interest, Pakistan also (4)  (needs, wants, wishes, hates, works)  to end its policy of targeting India in the name of Kashmir. The state needs to gain control over the deep state, consisting of the Army and the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). It needs to show action on (5)  (emerging, forcing, pulling, pushing, bringing) perpetrators of terror attacks like those on Pathankot to justice.

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 1. victim, 2. most, 3. against, 4. needs, 5. bringing


3. Sample Text 3

In this world of human affairs there is no worse nuisance than a boy at the stage of adolescence. He is neither ornamental nor useful. It is impossible to shower (1)  (consideration ,devotion ,affection ,recognition ,tasks) on him as on a little boy, and he is always getting in the way. If he talks with a childish lisp he is called a baby, and if he answers in a (2)  (childlike, grown-up, crisp, studious, brilliant) way he is called impertinent. In fact, any talk at all from him is resented. Then he is at the unattractive, growing age. He grows out of his clothes with indecent (3)  (taste, waste, waist, haste, gait), his voice grows hoarse and breaks, and quavers, his face grows suddenly angular and unsightly. It is easy to excuse the shortcomings of early childhood, but it is hard to tolerate even unavoidable lapses in a boy of fourteen. The lad himself becomes painfully (4)  (self-conscious , vigilant ,rebellious ,lost ,slow) . When he talks with elderly people he is either unduly forward, or else so unduly shy that he appears ashamed of his very existence.
Yet it is at this very age when in his heart of hearts, a young lad craves most for recognition and love; and he becomes the devoted slave of anyone who shows him consideration. But none dare openly love him, for that would be regarded as undue indulgence and is therefore bad for the boy, so what with (5)  (praising ,devotion ,beatings ,distractions, scolding) and chiding, he becomes very much like a stray dog that has lost his master.

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 1. affection, 2. grownup, 3. haste, 4. self-conscious, 5. scolding


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