For the following questions answer them individually
In the following passage, some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.
Water, a substance composed of the chemical elements hydrogen and oxygen (1)______ in gaseous, liquid, and solid states. It is (2)______ of the most plentiful and essential (3)______ compounds. A tasteless and odourless liquid at room temperature, it has the important (4)______ to dissolve many other substances. Indeed, the (5)______ of water as a solvent is essential to living organisms.