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Read the following passage with numbered blanks then choose the correct word for each blank from the corresponding given alternatives-

We know that average depth of the sea is about two and half miles, but in a few places it is very dep indeed - over six miles. The air presses upon our bodies with a weight of about fifteen pounds to the square inch at ...31... We are used to this pressure and ...32... not notice it. In the sea this ...33... is doubled at a depth of thirty-five feet, and it ...34... at this rate for greater depths. In the great deeps ...35... the Philippine Island, a man would be squeezed and utterlt crushed by pressure of ...36... tons per suqare inch. Pressure near the ocean foore is ....37... great that if you were to weigh a piece of wood and ....38... it to a great depth and then pull it ...39... and again it woult no longer float., ...40... it would have become waterlogged. All the tiny would cells and cavities ...41... havee burst burst and become filled with water. We ...42... that animals live at a depth of three miles and more and we wonder ...43... this cab be. The bodies of animals down ...44... are almost entirely filled with water, and ...45... saves them from being crushed. However, many of ...46... animals contain some gases as well, for ...47... they are captured in nets and drawn ...48... the surface these gases expand so much the the animal ...98...explodes. Its body is torn to shreds as it ...50...


31)
sea level sea water
sea-bed mid-sea
Answer :

32)
do does
did was
Answer :

33
volume weight
pressure area
Answer :

34)
decreases increases
expands same
Answer :

35)
of off
on in
Answer :

36)
severe sheer
several more
Answer :

37)
such not
so same
Answer :


38)
follow lower
higher measure
Answer :

39)
down of
off up
Answer :

40)
then but
for when
Answer :

41)
could should
would must
Answer :

42)
are knowing have known
know knew
Answer :

43)
how what
why when
Answer :

44)
here there
where no where
Answer :

45)
this those
these thus
Answer :

46)
such there
these those
Answer :

47)
then since
for when
Answer :

48)
to on
in from
Answer :

49)
actually eventually
never immediatelt
Answer :

50)
jumps lands
bursts slips
Answer :

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