1. Direction (1-5): In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.
When sound (1) the world of cinema, mine made a gracious exit. (2) then, it stood proudly as a performing art in itself, independent and (3) in style, approach, treatment and performance not matched however, by (4) acceptance. During the silent era, actors in silent films had to (5) totally on mine as the only way of expressing their emotions, expressions, incidents, events and interactions between and among characters.