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When I had first set out on my spiritual journey, my idea (1) to learn as much as possible from various paths and (2) and then take from each path the practice that was most effective for me. This was a popular idea in the 1960s, but in India, I began to realize the (3) of it. I had seen many spiritualists with this idea, but the depth of their realizations seemed (4) . Those who impressed me as advanced had committed themselves to a certain path. I had come to understand that my travelling from place to place and teacher to teacher had its limitations. Part of my hesitation to accept initiation into one religion, I realized, (5) with a fear of division from others. Still, I knew I (6) in order to progress. Not doing so was becoming painful. But which path and which teacher were mine? How would I ever know for sure?

Already many teachers (7) with knowledge of different paths and experiences that I didn’t deserve. I see spiritual beauty in all of them. Which direction should I go at this (8) ?

That night, I prayed for guidance and (9) . In the middle of the night, I awoke to a crescent moon that shone in the dark sky. Within the embrace of this crescent, a single star sparkled. It was a symbol of Islam, a sign of submission to God. I started to wonder. My heart reassured, I accepted this as a sign that the mystery I (10) would be revealed to me in due time.

Source: - The journey home by Radhanath Swami

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Read the excerpt carefully and fill in the (7) numbered blank with a suitable word.

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Choice (4)Response

a.

have enlightened me

b.

must enlighten me

c.

will enlighten me

d.

has enlightened me

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Read the excerpt carefully and fill in the (10) numbered blank with a suitable word.

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Choice (4)Response

a.

have been contemplating

b.

has been contemplating

c.

was being contemplated

d.

had been contemplating

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Read the excerpt carefully and fill in the (6) numbered blank with a suitable word.

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Choice (4)Response

a.

would need to choose

b.

will choose

c.

would have chosen

d.

would have choosed

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Read the excerpt carefully and fill in the (4) numbered blank with a suitable word.

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Choice (4)Response

a.

Vague

b.

Vagabond

c.

Voracious

d.

Vogue

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Read the excerpt carefully and fill in the (8) numbered blank with a suitable word.

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Choice (4)Response

a.

Crossroad in my life

b.

Crossroads in my life

c.

Crossroad from my life

d.

Crossroad in my life & Crossroads in my life

Question number: 27

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The first two words in the following pairs of words have a certain relationship with each other. You have to find the relationship and select the word that will best suit the blank with respect to the identified relationship or link.

Hot: equator: Humid:

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Choice (4)Response

a.

London

b.

France

c.

Amazon basin

d.

Polar basin

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