Instructions

In the following passage, there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. Against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case. Tara and Lara were ...(1)... twins. Even their parents found it difficult to identify the physical difference between them. Although they looked the same, both girls differed in everything else. They didn't have many ...(2)... favourites. Spicy food was Lara's favourite and Tara loved sweet food. Lara was a late sleeper and studied all night until she finished. On the ...(3)..., Tara was a morning person and would wake up early in the morning. As a result, they fought with each other all the time and insisted that the other was wrong. One day, their parents finally decided to put an end to their arguments. They blindfolded Lara and Tara with a black ribbon and brought them to the dining room. In the dining room, a big board was placed in the middle. Lara stood on one side of the board and Tara on the other. Each was not able to see the other's side of the board when the ribbons were removed. Their father then asked Lara, `What is the colour of the board?' She replied, 'It is black!' Their mother asked Tara the same question. She replied 'It is white!' They began to ...(4).... While Lara insisted that it was black, Tara was confident it was white. Their parents then asked them to switch places. On doing so, both were surprised. The board on Lara's side had been painted black and Tara's white. This ...(5)... both of them were right. They finally understood that each person was right in his perspective.

Question 26