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In the following passage, there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below and against each, some words are suggested as options. Identify the one that fits each blank appropriately
Recently the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) (1) separate reports on poverty. The World Bank Report (2) its benchmark of extreme poverty by 25 cents from 1 dollar per person per day to 1.25 dollar per person a day. The ADB announced an even (3) benchmark of 1.35 dollar per person a day. These new benchmarks are (4) on surveys in the world’s poorest countries. Experts often like to (5) that poverty has declined because of economic growth in India and China. This is’ wrong and (6). In the past twenty five years the poverty rate in India has (7) by less than one percentage point a year. (8)we use a poverty line of 1 dollar per person per day or 1.25 dollar per person per day makes little (9). The number of poor in India is large. The purpose of these statistics is not to dispute them but to (10) whether the benefits of economic growth are being shared with the poor.
Test Name: Cloze Test-9