Complete the allowing text with suitable verbs in the box with their right form:
Example – 81
The best way of (a) ——- a man is to know what company he (b) ——- A thief (c) ——- with a thief and a saint with a saint. The righteous can (d) ——– no fellowship with the unrighteous. Birds of the same feather (e) ——– together, men of similar tastes and attitudes (f) ——— with each other and (g) ——- friends. Therefore, a man’s character, opinions, tastes, and temper may be fairly (h) ———- by his company.
Answer: (a) knowing; (b) keeps; (c) associates; (d) have; (e) flocking; (f) are tied; (g) become; (h) known
Example – 82
A flower is a symbol of beauty and purity. Its sweet smell (a) ——– all. There is hardly any person who (b) ——– not flower. We all like flowers but most of the people in our country are very poor. So they (c) ——– not flowers. Only a particular section of people (d) ———- flowers on various occasions. But this attitude (e) ——– day by day. Nowadays many flower shops (f) ———- in the towns and cities in our country. Many people (g) ———- flowers and sell them. Today solvent people buy a flower. Their sense of beauty is (h) ———-.
Answer: (a) attracts; (b) does not love; (c) cannot buy; (d) buy; (e) is changing; (f) are seen; (g) cultivate; (h) increasing.
Example – 83
Thousands of lives can be (a) ——— only by (b) ———- cleanliness. To (c) ——— good health, we must (d) ——– freshness and cleanliness and (e) ——— a balanced diet. With a view to (f) ——— health hazards, we must (g) ———- our environment free from pollution otherwise we have to (h) ——— in the long run.
Answer: (a) saved; (b) ensuring (c) preserve; (d) maintain; (e) eat; (f) avoiding; (g) keep; (h) suffer.
Example – 84
A man who is honest, always (a) ——– from corruption. He does not (b) ———– with the corrupt people. He always (c) ——— to be honest, and frank. He is never (d) ——— doing any illegal activities. He (e) ———- pleasure from (f) ——— noble activities. He never (g) ——— after wealth. So, he is honored and (h) ——– by all.
Answer: (a) abstains; (b) associate; (c) tries; (d) seen; (e) derives; (f) doirig; (g) hankers; (h) respected.
Example – 85
The purpose of education is to (a) ——– the spirit. But many (b) ——– purpose of education is to teach people how to earn their livelihood. (c) ——– on such wrong idea about education’s purpose, some think that if they cannot educate their children, their children will be (d) ——– In fact, what education (e) ——— is broadening outlook of the learner. University is a topmost level of the institution in the realm of education. This education (f) ——– at the all-round development of the students by imparting knowledge, information and (g) ——— character and personality of the learners. The education of this level is comprehensive that (h) ———- the outlook.
Answer: (a) enlighten; (b) think; (c) Based; (d) unemployed; (e) does; (f) aims; (g) developing; (h) broadens.
Example – 86
Sincerity is a great medicine to work. One (a) ——— go a long way if one (b) ——– anything with sincerity. The rich people (c) ———- sincere to their work and so they are capable of making anything a success. The great men ·are also sincere because they (d) ——– that sincerity is the keystone to success. Those who (e) ——- not follow the rules of sincerity can never go a long way in the world. Sincerity is the tonic to any work because of it (f) ——– the work to be (g) ——– properly. If any work is not (h) ——— properly, one can never get good output from it.
Answer: (a) can; (b) does; (c) are; (d) know; (e) do; (f) helps; (g) done; (h) done/looked.
Example – 87
Truth always (a) ——– in the world. Falsehood may (b) ——— for the time being. Those who are I engaged in (c) ——- the truth are (d) ——- by the people. Those who feel interested in telling lies
cannot prosper in life. They may prosper seemingly, but they cannot (e) ——- all the time. Socrates throughout his life would preach the truth. He tried to make people (f) ——– what was good for them. He was (g) ——– by the powerful people. In spite of 1t, he never (h) ——– teaching good things.
Answer: (a) reigns; (b) triumph; (c) preaching; (d) respected; (e) continue; (f) understand; (g) troubled; (h) stopped.
Example – 88
Education is often compared to light and (a) ——– as the pillar of human, civilization. So it is only education which can make a nation (b) ——– to the level of standard development. From this point of view, it (c) ——– quite clear to us that if a country can provide its people with education (d) ——– for modem aspect of life, it will be able to (e) ——- all-out prosperity. So it can easily (f) ———- us from miseries (g) ——– this in mind, we should try to (h) ——- next generation at any cost.
Answer: (a) considered; (b) rise; (e) becomes; (d) required; (e) achieve; (f) save; (g) Keeping; (h) educate.
Example – 89
One day a farmer (a) ——— some sacks of wheat to a mill. The mill (b) ——– a few kilometers I away. On the way, the horse stumbled and one of the sacks (c) ——– to the ground. It was too heavy for the farmer to lift and there was nobody around to help him Meanwhile he (d) ———- a horseman coming towards him. His heart (e) ——–. As the rider (f) ——- nearer, the farmer (g) ——– him. It was no other than the nobleman who (h) ——– in a great house at the top of the hill.
Answer: (a) was taking; (b) was; (c) fell; (d) saw; (e) jumped; (f) came; (g) recognized; (h) lived.
Example – 90
Self-control (a) ——— all other virtues. Man generally (b) ——— on impulses and strong desires. Vicious desire (c) ——– the purity of heart and mind (d) ——— in the degradation of human nature. It (e) ——— self-control that can (f) ——— a man (g) ——— up a pure character which is very essential to (h) ——– above the level of inhumanity.
Answer: (a) breeds; (b) acts; (c) damages; (d)resulting; (e) is; (f) help; (g) build; (h) rise.