Practice For IELTS Reading # India Turns To Israel

The Quiz can be attempted if you have read the passage India Turns To Israel.
Given below is a table with two columns. Column A consist of the words given in the passage, while column B has the meaning of the words. You need to match the word with the correct meaning.

COLUMN A COLUMN B
1. accelerated  (i)fighting between armed forces
2. drones  (ii)a deadlock between two equally matched opponents in a dispute or conflict
3. defence  (iii)the possibility or likelihood of some future event occurring
4. military  (iv)a refusal to work organized by a body of employees as a form of protest, typically in an attempt to gain a concession or concessions from their employer
5. strikes  (v)move (troops) into position for military action
6. overseas  (vi)close observation, especially of a suspected spy or criminal
7. personnel  (vii)(of ground or terrain) having a broken, rocky, and uneven surface
8. combat  (viii)increase in rate, amount, or extent
9. attacked  (ix)argue
10. militants  (x)an unmanned aircraft
11. raising  (xi)lift or move to a higher position or level
12. prospect  (xii)a person living next door to or very near to the speaker or person referred to
13. neighbors  (xiii)vigorously active, combative and aggressive, especially in support of a cause, as in ‘militant reformers
14. standoff  (xiv) to be of the opinion that; think
15. acquire  (xv)relating to or characteristic of soldiers or armed forces
16. conceived  (xvi) the group of people with the authority to govern a country or state; a particular ministry in office
17. government  (xvii)engagement in or the activities involved in war or conflict
18. delivery  (xviii)the power or ability to do something
19. warfare  (xix)not having or needing a crew or staff)
20. capabilities  (xx)the action of defending from or resisting attack
21. deployed  (xxi)the act of transferring to another
22. unmanned  (xxii)in or to a foreign country, especially one across the sea
23. rugged  (xxiii)take aggressive military action against (a place or enemy forces) with weapons or armed force
24. surveillance  (xxiv)a deadlock between two equally matched opponents in a dispute or conflict
25. disputed  (xxv)people employed in an organization or engaged in an organized undertaking such as military service

ANSWERS

  1. viii
  2. x
  3. xx
  4. xv
  5. iv
  6. xxii
  7. xxv
  8. i
  9. xxiii
  10. xiii
  11. xi
  12. iii
  13. xii
  14. ii
  15. xxiv
  16. xiv
  17. xvi
  18. xxi
  19. xvii
  20. xviii
  21. v
  22. xix
  23. vii
  24. vi
  25. ix

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