Below is a text with blanks. For each blank, there is a list of choices. Select the appropriate answer choice for each blank.
The first fact that stands out clearly as a characteristic of life is activity. Everybody seems to be doing something. Activity seems . Farmers are cultivating their broad acres, woodsmen are chopping and hewing, miners are in underground chambers, and the products of farm, forest, and mine are finding their way to the great distributing centers. Busiest of all are the throngs that thread the streets of the great centers, and in and out of stores and offices. Men and women rush from one office department stores to another; children pour into the intellectual hopper of the schoolroom and from there to the playground. Everybody is busy, and everybody is personal profit and satisfaction.
Answer: (1) B-social; (2) D-fundamental; (3) A-drilling; (4) E-pour; (5) D-seeking
Solution The test is about 'activity being the primary characteristic of society. “Social' is the best fit for the blank (1). Everybody is doing some activity. So, it is fundamental' (2). Miners are drilling (3). *Working is inappropriate in context of specific activity mentioned for everybody. People pour (4) in and out of stores. Everybody is seeking (5) profit and satisfaction.