TUMSE NA HO PAEGA …!!! ENGLISH SET – 89

Directions (1-10) : In the following passage some of the words have been left out and the blanks have been numbered. First read the passage over and try to understand what it is about. Then fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given.

A 2011 study (1) on the World Health Organization’s World Mental Health Survey Initiative (2) that India has the highest rate of major depression in the world. The greater concern is that its incidence seems to be on the rise, (3) people of all ages from teens to aged individuals and people from all economic backgrounds. The depressed individuals sometimes take an (4) step of even ending their lives in this emotionally (5) state.
A recent study from the Boston University Medical Center has ‘provided the evidence that twice weekly yoga classes with the use of props plus home practice (6) in reducing symptoms of depression.
Each asana has its own breathing pattern which one has to (7) and learn. When the Asana are done proper breathing, then the practitioner gets (8) with the asana. The Asana in which the exhalations are prolonged, are more likely to release tension and similarly those with deeper inhalations, are likely to develop courage in the practitioner.
Their effect may be (9) but when practiced regularly over a period of time, they can bring about the (10) of the individual and freedom from depression.

1. Which of the words fill the blank labelled (1)?
A. based
B. dependent
C. found
D. build
2. Which of the words fill the blank labelled (2)?
A. Narrated
B. Rumored
C. Reported
D. Believed
3. Which of the words fill the blank labelled (3)?
A. Affecting
B. Touching
C. Effecting
D. Defecting
4. Which of the words fill the blank labelled (4)?
A. Extreme
B. Calm
C. Progressive
D. Ultimate
5. Which of the words fill the blank labelled (5)?
A. Healthy
B. Fragile
C. Harsh
D. Firm
6. Which of the words fill the blank labelled (6)?
A. Affective
B. Effective
C. Valid
D. Fruitless
7. Which of the words fill the blank labelled (7)?
A. Detect
B. Disregard
C. Ignore
D. Observe
8. Which of the words fill the blank labelled (8)?
A. Disappointed
B. Friendly
C. Mingled
D. Tired
9. Which of the words fill the blank labelled (9)?
A. Short-term
B. Perpetual
C. Unstable
D. Relaxing
10. Which of the words fill the blank labelled (10)?
A. Sameness
B. Transformation
C. Transient
D. Stagnation