Direction: In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. First, read the passage over and try to understand what it is about. Then fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. [SSC Sub. Ins. 2012]
Growing urbanization and literacy, especially female education, will no doubt change the plight of women in India. But the __1__ will be slow and painful. Are we __2__ to wait until this happens while more and more girls meet their __3__ end? Not if we lay calim to an India that is __4__ and aspires to attain superpower status. there is only one quick __5__, which is not to wait for __6__ to change, but to compel the police force to __7__ their attitude. The attitude of the police force will become __8__ if there is a big stick poised to hit them. They will be more ___9___ to women victims and keener to catch the __10__ if they knew that they themselves will be punished or sacked. In an insensible society, fear is the only key.