Direction (Q. 1 - 10): In the following passage there are blanks which are numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each four options are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find the appropriate word in each case.

**(1)** while you work and (2) while you play. This is because (3) two things at a time will make your life (4). It is just like (5) your legs on two boats simultaneously. (6) doing two things at a time as you are (7) to miss both. You must therefore (8) on only one thing. If you (9) several things to do, finish one and (10) proceed to do the other.

**(1). 1) thin 2) do 3) work 4) pray**

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2.

(1) while you work and **(2)** while you play. This is because (3) two things at a time will make your life (4). It is just like (5) your legs on two boats simultaneously. (6) doing two things at a time as you are (7) to miss both. You must therefore (8) on only one thing. If you (9) several things to do, finish one and (10) proceed to do the other.

**(2). 1) meditate 2) concentrate 3) play 4) work**

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3.

(1) while you work and (2) while you play. This is because **(3)** two things at a time will make your life (4). It is just like (5) your legs on two boats simultaneously. (6) doing two things at a time as you are (7) to miss both. You must therefore (8) on only one thing. If you (9) several things to do, finish one and (10) proceed to do the other.

**(3). 1) listening 2) helping 3) doing 4) looking**

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4.

(1) while you work and (2) while you play. This is because (3) two things at a time will make your life **(4)**. It is just like (5) your legs on two boats simultaneously. (6) doing two things at a time as you are (7) to miss both. You must therefore (8) on only one thing. If you (9) several things to do, finish one and (10) proceed to do the other.

**(4). 1) successful 2) sanguine 3) miserable 4) acceptable**

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5.

(1) while you work and (2) while you play. This is because (3) two things at a time will make your life (4). It is just like **(5)** your legs on two boats simultaneously. (6) doing two things at a time as you are (7) to miss both. You must therefore (8) on only one thing. If you (9) several things to do, finish one and (10) proceed to do the other.

**(5). 1) resting 2) putting 3) lying 4) acting**

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6.

**(6)** doing two things at a time as you are (7) to miss both. You must therefore (8) on only one thing. If you (9) several things to do, finish one and (10) proceed to do the other.

**(6). 1) evade 2) deny 3) avoid 4) devoid**

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7.

**(7)** to miss both. You must therefore (8) on only one thing. If you (9) several things to do, finish one and (10) proceed to do the other.

**(7). 1) similarly 2) effectively 3) unlikely 4) likely**

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8.

**(8)** on only one thing. If you (9) several things to do, finish one and (10) proceed to do the other.

**(8). 1) accept 2) follow 3) get up 4) concentrate**

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9.

**(9)** several things to do, finish one and (10) proceed to do the other.

**(9). 1) perform 2) have 3) want 4) do**

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10.

**(10)** proceed to do the other.

**(10). 1) after 2) to 3) before 4) then**

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