English Cloze Test for Bank PO, SBI PO, IBPS PO and Competitive exams
In the passage given below there are 10 blanks, each followed by a word given in bold. Even blank has four alternative words given in options (A),(B),(C) and (D). English Cloze Test Questions
“The knowledge economy requires an (1)_______ workforce and cadre of leaders to help address the many challenges and needs facing companies, governments and societies worldwide,” according to a recent piece published in the academic journal, Palgrave Communications: “Many of the challenges we face today are new and there will (2)_______ be others arising in the future that will require innovative approaches and solutions to overcome them. No longer are higher education institutions able to train graduates to address all of the current and emerging challenges from a singular disciplinary source.”
Enter multidisciplinary studies. Rather than teaching students to look at a problem within one intensive yet (3)_____ context, this growing field (4)______ them to draw on a broad range of sources and subject matter. Explains the Palgrave Communications article, “Higher education disciplinary approaches often tend to focus only on a set of trees within a great forest. While disciplinary experts are essential for understanding particular ways of knowing within specific fields of study, their (5)________ in addressing larger and more complex issues is often limited.”
In other words, the ability to solve complex problems ultimately (6)______ not on extensive knowledge of a single focus area, but on the ability to apply critical thinking skills to make connections, synthesize different perspectives, and acquire new knowledge — all toward supporting the development of invaluable (7)______ perspectives. After all, what good is a solution if, in its lack of a broader context, it only creates new problems elsewhere? In giving students the freedom to roam outside the conventional constraints of a single discipline while (8)______ their own degree programs to meet their academic visions, multidisciplinary programs open new doors (and windows) for today’s students and tomorrow’s leaders to devise new, comprehensive and (9)______ opportunities.
And contrary to common misconception, multidisciplinary studies aren’t just for students who don’t know what to study. Rather, a master’s degree in multidisciplinary studies can expand a student’s potential both within a specific area and also in terms of transferring that knowledge in the most meaningful and impactful ways. An added benefit of allowing students to create and follow their own paths? They also develop a (10)_____ interest in their studies and are therefore more highly motivated.
- A) pious
- A) undoubtedly
- A) precise
- A) comforts
- A) attitude
- A) relies
- A) developed
- A) tailoring
- A) ephemeral
- A) forced