Sentence completion exercise

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Fill in the blanks with the option that has the most appropriate set of words.

1. Reliance is the largest corporation in India and is still .................... at a pace that makes the old money empires of Tata and Birla companies look .....................

2. As Asian countries continue to reel under the economic ...................., California's hi-tech haven, the Silicon Valley is increasingly becoming a role model for .................... economies.

3. Although the idea of testing drugs on a few people before .................... them on everyone else was not original, Austin Bradford Hill's publication of his .................... of an antibiotic called streptomycin on patients suffering from tuberculosis set a new standard.

4. Children whose .................... survives parental discipline and who manages to grow up before they blow up are invited to .................... the university faculty.

5. For years, advocates of nuclear power have claimed that nuclear power is the most .................... from of energy available; but in light of a few facts, one begins to ..................... this claim.

6. Without a .................... labour force, including effective leadership and intelligent middle management, no amount of foreign assistance or natural wealth can ensure successful .................... and modernization.

7. During his .................... years, a child is cared for almost .................... by his mother, and in many parts of the world the mother may not have the capacity to raise a superior child.

8. Development will be .................... as long as women remain second class citizens, uneducated, voiceless and .................... of any legal or economic status.

Answers

1. Expanding, slothful

2. Slowdown, struggling

3. Inflicting, trial

4. Curiosity, join

5. Economical, doubt

6. Productive, development

7. Formative, exclusively

8. Handicapped, devoid

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