Question of the Day (13-Jan-20)
Fill in the blanks in the passage with the most appropriate set of words from the options for each blank.
Not only liquids are _____1______ by heat and cold, but solids also are subject to similar changes. A metal ball which when ____2____ will just slip through a ring will, when heated, be too large to ____3______ through the ring. Telegraph and telephone wires which in winter are stretched _____4____ from pole to pole, sag in hot weather and are much too long. In summer they are ____5_____ to the fierce rays of the sun, become strongly heated, and expand sufficiently to sag.
| ||1)||affected, cooled, slip, taut, exposed|
| ||2)||effected, cold, slip, jump, open|
| ||3)||affected, cold, dive, along, open|
| ||4)||effected, cooled, slip, taut, exposed|
| ||5)|| affected, cooled, dive, jump, open|