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Directions(Q.1 -10)In the passage given below there are 10 blanks. Every blank has 
four alternative words or Sentences given in options (1),(2),(3) and (4). You have to tell 

which word will best suit the respective blank. Mark (5) as your answer if no change is required i.e “No change required”.

The ________(1) of unemployment to the individual are not hard to imagine. When a 
person loses his or her job, there is often an ________(2) impact to that person’s 
standard of living. Prior to the Great Recession, the average savings rate in the U.S. had 
been drifting down towards zero (and sometimes below), and there 
are __________(3) reports that the average person is only a few weeks away from 
serious financial trouble without a paying job. Even for those _________(4) for 
unemployment benefits and other forms of government assistance, it is often the case 
that these benefits replace 50% or less of their regular income. That means these 
people are consuming far less than usual. However, the economic consequences can 
go beyond just less consumption. Many people will turn to retirement savings in a pinch, 
and draining these savings has long-term _________(5) . Prolonged unemployment can 
lead to an _______(6) of skills, basically robbing the economy of otherwise useful 
talents. At the same time, the experience of unemployment (either direct or indirect) 
can ________(7) how workers plan for their futures — prolonged unemployment can 
lead to greater skepticism and pessimism about the value of education and training and 
lead to workers being less willing to invest in the long years of training some jobs 
require. On a similar note, the absence of income created by unemployment can force 
families to deny educational opportunities to their children and _________(8) the 
economy of those future skills. Last but not least, there are other costs to the individual. 
Studies have shown that _________(9) unemployment harms the mental health of 

workers and can actually ________(10) physical health and shorten lifespans.

1.
         1. charges
         2. cost
         3. costs
         4. expense
         5. No change required

2.
         1. urgent
         2. immediate
         3. critical
         4. currently

         5. No change required

3.
         1. experiential
         2. incidental
         3. fictional
         4. anecdotal

         5. No change required

4.
         1. eligible
         2. justified
         3. permitted
         4. seemly

         5. No change required

5.
         1. development
         2. ramifications
         3. effect
         4. manifestations

         5. No change required

6.
         1. disintegration
         2. destruction
         3. crumbling

         4. Erosion
         5. No change required

7.
         1. alter
         2. embellish
         3. revamp
         4. transfigure

         5. No change required

8.
         1. bereave
         2. lacks
         3. seize
         4. deprive

         5. No change required

9.
         1. delayed
         2. prolonged
         3. lengthy
         4. elongated

         5. No change required

10.
         1. wane
         2. impair
         3. worsen
         4. decline

         5. No change required





ANSWER:
1. : 3. costs
Explanation:
Option 3 (costs) is suitable as per the sentence ahead.

2. 2. immediate
Explanation:
Immediate – occurring or done at once; instant.

3. 4. anecdotal
Explanation:
Anecdotal – (of an account) not necessarily true or reliable, because based on personal accounts rather than facts or research.

4. : 1. eligible
Explanation:
Eligible – having the right to do or obtain something; satisfying the appropriate
conditions.

5. 2. ramifications
Explanation:
Ramifications – consequences,results, aftermath

6. 4. erosion
Explanation:
Erosion – the gradual destruction or diminution of something.

7. 1. alter
Explanation:
Alter – change in character or composition, typically in a comparatively small but
significant way.

8. 4. deprive
Explanation:
Deprive – prevent (a person or place) from having or using something.

9. 2. prolonged
Explanation:
Prolonged – continuing for a long time or longer than usual

10. 3. worsen
Explanation:
Worsen – make or become worse.