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Directions: In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.

Today experts all over the world are of the opinion that agriculture will affect the future of the world.
The world has a serious food (1) and the only way to solve (2) is if more people take up (3).Moreover since the 1980s, technology and finance jobs (4) been the basis of America’s economy. (5), in recent times, farmers incomes have risen (6).It has also been a long time (7) farming was a major source of employment, but data (8) that unemployment in America is (9) in states where farming is the (10) occupation.

As the demand for food is rising-what the world needs today is more farmers.

1.  1) trouble         2) problem         3) doubt         4) discussion    5) production

2.  1) how             2) usually           3) it                4) these            5) which

3.  1) farming        2) time               3) matter        4) offer             5) job

4.  1) also             2) has                3) not             4) have             5) were

5.  1) however      2) instead          3) despite       4) again            5) still

6.  1) much           2) up                 3) above         4) sharply          5) highly

7.  1) when           2) since             3) while          4) as                  5) after

8.  1) collected     2) informs          3) calculate    4) analyzed        5) show

9.  1) lowest         2) smaller          3) decreased  4) important       5) not

10. 1) mostly        2) best               3) suitable      4) superior         5) main

  
ANSWERS:

1) 2         2) 3             3) 1        4) 4      5)1       
6) 2         7) 2             8) 5        9) 2     10) 5

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