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.

Once upon a time two friends were (71) through the desert During some point of the (72) they had an argument and one friend slapped the other one in the face The one who got slapped was (73) but without saying anything he wrote in the sand, “Today my best friend slapped me in the face.They Kept on walking (74) they found an oasis where they (75) to take a bath.The one who had been slapped got (76) in the quicksand and started drowing but the friend saved him.After the friend (77) from the near drowning he wrote on a stone Today my best friend saved my life The friend who slapped and saved his best friend asked him “After I hurt you, you wrote in the sand and (78) you write on a stone why ?” The other friend (79) When someone hurts us we should write it down in sand where winds of forgiveness can erase it away.But when someone does something good for us we must (80) it in stone where no wind can ever erase it”

Question 71

# 71

Solution

We can eliminate speaking, swimming& dancing as these doesnt have relevance to desert. Between walking and crawling,crawl means to creep. Hence, walking is the correct fit .Hence, D.