- 04/24/2019 at 9:11 am #592637EduGorillaKeymasterSelect Question Language :
Directions: In the given passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. For each blank, five words have been suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately.
In a (i) space event, Venus, the second closest planet to the Sun, passed in front of the Sun on 5 June, 2012. The rare (ii) display began shortly after 2200 GMT on 5 June, 2012 in (iii) of North America. Subsequently, it was (iv) in Central America, and the northern parts of South America. The view at the time when Venus was (v) the Sun was (vi), as a tiny black dot appeared on the solar (vii). Venus is one-hundredth of the (viii) of the Sun. So, while moving across from one side to the other, it appeared just as a black spot placed over on the disc of the Sun. The celestial (ix) which repeats itself after a gap of more than 100 years, will now be re-witnessed only in 2117. The space phenomenon is (x) when the Venus passes between the Sun and the Earth.
Choose the appropriate word and fill the blank (x).
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