Complete the passage given below using suitable prepositions.
Earthquake Hits India, a 6.8 Magnitude Registered New Delhi, India, March 29:
A severe earthquake struck a seismic hot zone (a) ………………………. India’s Himalayan foothills today, toppling houses, causing landslides and killing at least 87 people. It was the strongest earthquake (b) ………………………. this century with a magnitude (c) ………………………. 6.8 and lasting nearly 40 seconds, India’s Seismological Department said. The epicentre was a remote area (d) ………………………. the Kumaon hills (e) ………………………. the state (f) ………………………. Uttaranchal, 185 miles northeast (g) ………………………. New Delhi alongside India’s border with China. Police said scores of people were injured and the number (h) ………………………. victims was likely to rise.

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a) in
b) of
c) of 
d) of
e) in
f) of
g) of
h) of

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