CLOZE TEST
                  Passage-I                                 Passage –II                  Meanings of words/phrases
          (Q. Nos. 1081–1085)                         (Q. Nos. 1086–1095)              (1) intricate (Adj.) : elaborate
     When both myths and counter-                There is an old story told of a man   (2) pernicious (Adj.) : exceedingly
myths occur in the narrative field of a    who (1086) into a deep sleep, His               harmful
society, people can (1081) the oppo-       friend stayed by him as long as he
                                                                                       (3) obliterated (Adj.) : reduced to
sitions between them in unique ways.       (1087). Being compelled to go and
                                           fearing that he might be in want, the           nothingness
The psychological relevance of stories
in the cases of myths and horror films     friend hid a (1088) in the old man"s        (4) intricacy (N.) : marked by elab-
may be in the experiencing of the          garment, When the old man (1089),               orately complex detail
(1082) binary tensions, rather than in     not (1090) that his friend had (1091)       (5) levity (N.) : a manner lacking
the manifest (1083) of the story. The      a jewel in his garment, he wandered             seriousness
tensions in the story is, however,         about in (1092), hungry. A long time        (6) variability (N.) : the quality of
(1084) through the binary contrasts.       afterwards, the two men met again.              being uneven and lacking uni-
The message conveyed is a (1085)           The friend told the poor man about              formity
complex.                                   the jewel and (1093) him to look for
                                                                                       (7) Access = the opportunity to use
                                           it. Like the old man in the story, peo-
                                                                                           something.
 MEANINGS OF WORDS/PHRASES                 ple (1094) about in this life, (1095) of
                                           what is hidden away in their inner          (8) Interoperability = ability to ex-
   (1) internalize (V.) : to make a feel-
                                           nature, pure and untarnished.                   change information.
       ing, an attitude, or a belief part
       of the way you think and be-              Meanings of words/phrases           1096.(1)   profound
       have                                    (1) In vain = useless                        (2) intricate
   (2) externalize (V.) : to show what         (2) Wander (Verb) = to walk aimless-         (3) pernicious
       you are thinking and feeling by             ly.
                                                                                            (4) harmful
       what you say/do                     1086.(1) fell            (2) fall
                                                                                     1097.(1)   radical
   (3) concretize (V.) : become spe-                (3) slept       (4) fallen
       cific                                                                                (2) unavoidable
                                           1087.(1) can             (2) could
   (4) secularize (V.) : make secular                                                       (3) operational
                                                    (3) should      (4) will
       and draw away from a religious                                                       (4) provisional
                                           1088.(1) sparkle         (2) glimmer
       orientation.                                                                  1098.(1)   encroachment
                                                    (3) jewel       (4) treasure
   (5) overlying (Adv.) : to a degree      1089.(1) wake            (2) waken               (2) barriers
       exceeding normal/proper limits                                                       (3) discrimination
                                                    (3) arise       (4) awoke
   (6) comforting (Adj.) : providing                                                        (4) tendency
                                           1090.(1) knowing         (2) know
       comfort/so lace                                                               1099.(1)   assess        (2) assets
                                                    (3) known       (4) knew
   (7) underlying (Adj.) : important in                                                     (3) access        (4) right
                                           1091.(1) hiding          (2) hidden
       a situation but not always easi-                                              1100.(1)   assimilated
       ly noticed/stated clearly                    (3) conceal     (4) hide
                                           1092.(1) vane            (2) vein                (2) accumulated
   (8) manifest (Adj.) : clearly re-
                                                    (3) vain        (4) wane                (3) obliterated
       vealed to the mind/the senses/
       judgement                           1093.(1) propose         (2) considered          (4) accommodated
   (9) morality (N.) : right/good conduct           (3) suggested (4) advised        1101.(1)   insignificant
 (10) binary (Adj.) : dual - of two        1094.(1) wander          (2) wonder              (2) massive
 (11) dissipated (Adj.) : unrestrained              (3) direct      (4) change              (3) peculiar
       by convention/morality              1095.(1) conscious                               (4) eventual
 (12) holistic (Adj.) : considering a               (2) unconscious                  1102.(1)   infrastructure
       whole thing                                  (3) aware                               (2) technique
 (13) prolific (Adj.) : existing in large           (4) subconscious                        (3) originality
       numbers                                              Passage–III                     (4) method
 (14) holistic : considering a whole                   (Q. Nos.1096–1105)            1103.(1)   mobilised
       thing.                                    In a very short period of time the         (2) modernised
                                           internet has had a (1096) impact on              (3) standardised
1081.(1)    internalize   (2) externalize
                                           the way we live. Since the internet
        (3) concretize    (4) secularize                                                    (4) civilised
                                           was made (1097), it has lowered the
1082.(1)    overlying     (2) destructive                                            1104.(1)   interoperability
                                           (1098) to creative expression. It has
        (3) comforting    (4) underlying   provided (1099) to information on a              (2) intricacy
1083.(1)    relay         (2) education    larger scale. It has (1100) innovation           (3) levity
        (3) content       (4) morality     without (1101) changes to its (1102).            (4) variability
1084.(1)    dissolved     (2) dissipated   An open, borderless and (1103) plat-      1105.(1)   reassured
        (3) opposed       (4) maintained   form means that barriers to entry are            (2) pressured
1085.(1)    holistic      (2) constructive low, (1104) is (1105) and innovation             (3) assured
        (3) difficult     (4) prolific     is rapid.
                                                                                            (4) uncertain
                                                             SEE–891