In the following passage, some words have been deleted. Read the passage carefully and select the most appropriate option to fill in each blank.

In the 19th century, there was an industrial revolution in Europe. As a result, millions of people left the (1) _______ and went to work in big factories in cities. Today, it is the reverse. In several major cities, people have started moving out. Why? They want a cleaner, (2) _______environment. There are fewer jobs in ‘heavy' industries like steel and power generation. (3) _______, there are more jobs in service industries like banking, tourism and food delivery. Beside, modern transport and communications have made it easier for people to (4) _______to work or even work from home. The result of this revolution in the 21st century will be ‘spread cities' - cities are growing fast, but (5) _______, away from city centres and people are choosing to live 40, 50 or 60 kilometres away.

Question 97

Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank no. 2.

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