English: Cloze Test for upcoming exams – Set 66

In the passage given below there are 7 blanks, each followed by a word given in bold. Even blank has four alternative words given in options (A),(B),(C) and (D). You have to tell which word will best suit the respective blank. Mark (E) as your answer if the work given in bold after the blank is your answer i.e “No change required.

There are various sectors in India that are to be assessed for their strengths, weaknesses,opportunities and threats. The total population is over 1 billion which will increase to 1.46 billion by 2035 to cross china. The huge population will result in higher unemployment and _(increase) (1) _____ of quality. Literacy, in India is yet another factor to be _____(2) (called)______. According to 1991 census, 64.8% of the population was illiterate. The major ______(3)( projection)_____of education is due to child labour which has _____(4) (continued)______all over India and this should be totally eradicated by way of____(5) (approval )_____and a good educational system implemented properly by the government.

Pollution is one more threat to the environment and for the country’s__(6) (policy)______. This has been experienced more in urban areas mainly in metropolitan cities. The water pollution by the sewage____(7)(exclusion)___into the ground water and improper maintenance will lead to various diseases which in turn will affect the next generation. In most of the cities there is no proper sewage disposal. The government has to take effective steps to control population which, in turn, will minimize the pollution.

  1. A)  drop
    B)  improvement
    C)  uplift
    D) deterioration
    E) No change required.
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      Option  D
    Explanation: deterioration – decline
                  
  2. A) applauded
    B) condemned
    C) discussed
    D) decided
    E) No change required.  
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      Option C
    Explanation: discuss – to talk about
                  
  3. A) falling
    B) development  
    C) rise
    D)downtrend
    E) No change required.
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      Option D
    Explanation: downtrend – fall
                  
  4. A) diminishing
    B) lowered
    C) spread
    D) lost
    E) No change required.
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      Option C
    Explanation: spread – grow
                  
  5. A) charging
    B) criticizing
    C) punishment
    D) surveillance
    E)No change required.
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      Option D
    Explanation: surveillance – supervision
                  
  6. A)overlooks  
    B) harmony.
    C) prospects
    D) economy.
    E) No change required.
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      Option C
    Explanation:prospects – possibility ( of growth here)
                  
  7. A) blockage
    B) issue  
    C) seepage
    D) cascade
    E) No change required.
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      Option C
    Explanation: seepage – flow
                  

In the passage given below there are 7 blanks, each followed by a word given in bold. Even blank has four alternative words given in options (A),(B),(C) and (D). You have to tell which word will best suit the respective blank. Mark (E) as your answer if the work given in bold after the blank is your answer i.e “No change required.

With fairy lights up in shopping centers and crackers on offer in supermarkets, Britain is already ____(8)(giving)___ up for Christmas. In this tough economic climate, many retailers are hoping the festive season will be a ___(problem)_(9)_____for the public to forget their financial difficulties. And, for some companies, the millions of Britons now struggling to make ends meet are an early Christmas present.
As banks stop ____(10)( working)_______ and interest eats away at the pay packets of ___(11) them_________ lucky enough to still be in work, the past year has seen an ______(12) (Invasion)______  in high-cost credit lending in the UK. Payday loan companies and hire purchase stores now dominate town centers around Britain, offering ___(13)( small)__________interest rates on loans to those who have few other options to cover their outgoings. Last year, the pay day loan sector was worth pounds 1.7 bn, a fivefold increase in  the past few years. The pace of expansion is (14)_(Falling)_______ too. Between April and May this year alone, There was a 58 per cent rise in the number of people applying for a pay day loan via money super market.com.

  1. A)  gearing  
    B)  making
    C)  taking
    D) sweeping
    E) No change required.
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      Option A
    Explanation:gearing up – to be prepared  
                  
  2. A) excitement  
    B) place
    C) chance
    D) occasion
    E) No change required.
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      Option C
    Explanation: chance – possibility
                  
  3. A) enjoying
    B) making loans
    C) hiring
    D) lending
    E) No change required.
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      Option D
    Explanation: lending – giving money on interest
                  
  4. A) those
    B) who
    C) whose
    D) these
    E) No change required.
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      Option A
    Explanation: those is correct here.
                  
  5. A) Exploitation
    B) explosion  
    C) Epidemic
    D) Abstention
    E) No change required.
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      Option B
    Explanation: explosion – outburst
                  
  6. A) present
    B) suitable
    C) astronomical
    D) marginal
    E) No change required.
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      Option C
    Explanation: astronomical – of large value
                  
  7. A) declining  
    B) accelerating  
    C) evolving
    D) sharping
    E) No change required.
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      Option B
    Explanation: accelerating – speed up
                  

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29 Thoughts to “English: Cloze Test for upcoming exams – Set 66”

  1. Sachin Shukla

    12/14 ty:))

  2. MAYANK BHARADWAJ100%

    thks

  3. Sourav

    ye jo ibps ka notification chal raha hai ye sahi hai ya fake h??????

    1. MAYANK BHARADWAJ100%

      fake hai bro

      1. Sourav

        Ya i also thought so….bt avi do tin site me same cheez bol raha h..

        1. MAYANK BHARADWAJ100%

          but official site pe aesa koi declaration nahi -that site trigger only rumors

          1. Sourav

            Ya thats true ..bt sb kah rahe h itni hi vaccncy rahegi iss bar..evryone is givng their own view

          2. Ravi Upadhyay

            kunki bhai PCA lag gyi h banks pe aur Bank of Baroda , Dena Bank ne bhi alg nikal di

    2. Conor McGregor

      fake hai ….bcoz it should be 2017-18 but in that notiftn its mentioned 2018-19

      1. Sourav

        Sahi hai ..lakin sb yehi bol rahe h ye leak hua h.so vccncy utna hi rahe ga

        1. Conor McGregor

          oh thn dont knw bhai..kuch din me aa hi jayga dkh lenge or utna hi raha to bhi kuch kar nai skate h hmlog 😛

          1. Sourav

            Ab agr 1722 gen me vccny hota hai tb toh sbi po aur ibps po me kuch diffrnce nhi raha..

  4. Pooja?P.O. ??2017????

    Thnx

  5. Destiny : Ultimate

    12/14 thanku ambika mam :))

  6. ครђ

    10/12 😛
    Thankuu Ambika Ma’am 🙂

  7. happy :)

    ibps po mains me iss level ke questions ate he ???

  8. A G (THE great )

    1114 🙂 keep posting 🙂

  9. Chhotu D(mind) !! {NONSENSE}

    12/14 🙂

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