Question - 1
Directions (Q. Nos. 1-5) : In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and choose the correct answer to each blank out of the four alternatives.
Many parents greet their children's years with needless dread. While teens ___(1)___ assault us with heavy-metal music, flaunt outlandish clothes and spend ___(2)___ time with friends, such behaviour always adds up to full-scale revolt. Teenage ___(3)___ according to psychologist Laurence Steinberg, has been greatly exaggerated, Sociologist Santord Dornbusch agrees, "The idea that teenagers inevitably rebel is a reality that has the potential for great family ___(4)___ says", Dornbusch. He believes the notion can ___(5)___ communication during this critical time for parents to influence youngsters.