Instructions

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.

A lamb was (71) with a flock of sheep one day She soon found some sweet grass at the (72) of the field Farther and farther she went away from the others She was enjoying herself so much that she did not (73) a wolf coming nearer to her However when it (74) on her she was quick to start pleading, “please please don’t eat me yet My stomach is full of grass If you wait a while I will (75) much better The wolf(76) that was a good idea so he sat down and waited After a while the lamb said “If you(77)me to dance,the grass in my stomach will be digested faster. Again the wolf agreed While the lamb was dancing she had a new(78)She said,Please take the bell from around my neck If you ring it as hard as you can I will be able to dance even faster” The wolf (79) the bell and rang it as hard as he could The shepherd heard the bell ringing and quickly sent his dogs to find the missing lamb The (80) dogs frightened the wolf away and saved the lamb’s life.

Question 151

# 76

Solution

The wolf after giving sufficient thought to the lamb's idea decided to follow it. So in this scenario 'thought' is the most apt word.