Monday, May 18, 2015

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Directions (1-10): In the following passage there are blanks each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passageand against each, five words/phrases are suggested one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word/phrase in each case:

Most of us are ....1.... of open conflict and avoid it if we can. And there is a ....2... to expressing and working through conflict. If the working involves harsh words and name-calling people fell deeply hurt and relationships can be ...3..... Some group members may be afraid that if they really...4... their anger, they may go out of control and become violent, or they may do this. These fears can be very ...5... and based on experience. So why, take the risk? why not avoid at all cost ? Conflict is rather like disease ...6.... is best that means attending to areas where ....7.... may occur before it become an issue.
If you have not ...8... a conflict happening, your next choice is to treat it early, or hope that it goes away. If it goes away over time fine. If it ...9.... then you will still have to handle  it and it is likely to be more ...10...

1.1. scared                          
2. careful
3.  reckless                       
4. aware                         
5. worried

2.1. challenge                          
2. measure
3. principle                       
4. chance                       
5. risk

3.1.  established                        
2. maligned
3.  damaged                          
4.  rebuilt                        
5. involved

4.1. sublimate                          
2. express
3. minimize                           
4.  regulate                      
5. control

5.1. baseless                          
2. imaginary
3.  exaggerative                   
4. real                               
5. notional

6.1.  cure                          
2. diagnosis
3.  prescription               
4.  prevention                         
5. medicine

7.1.  harmony                          
2. discomfiture
3.  disagreement                   
4.  consensus                     
5. statement

8.1.  expressed                      
2. ignored
3.  induced                          
4.  seen                        
5. preversed

9.1. doesn't                         
2. won't
3.  don't                           
4. not                              
5. hasn't

10.1. credible                        
2. serious
3.  fraudulent                   
4. urgent                        
5. skilled
Answers:
1. 1
2. 5
3. 2
4. 2
5. 4
6. 4
7. 2
8. 2
9. 1
10. 2