In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

Instead of finding the root cause of____(1)_____ of Indians, the British government took to more _____(2)_______ measures. Under the Defense of India Act, it gave more power to the police to arrest persons to stop processions with _____(3)_______ movements and actions. The Act brought in the Central Legislative Assembly was defeated by one vote. Even then it was to be passed in the form of an ordinance in the "interest of the public." Bhagat Singh who was in hiding all this while, volunteered to throw a bomb in the Central Legislative Assembly where the meeting to pass the ordinance was being held. It was a carefully laid out ____(4)_____, not to cause death or injury but to _____(5)________ the attention of the government, that the modes of its suppression could no more be tolerated. It was decided that Bhagat Singh and Batukeshwar Dutt would court arrest after throwing the bomb.

Question 100


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