English: Cloze Test for Upcoming Exams – Set 180

Directions(1-10): In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and try to understand what it is about.
As many as nine out of ten dieters (1) have bothered dieting at all as they put back the weight they lose; and up to half end up weighing even more than they did before. Most of these people (2) their problem as a personal failure – they think (3) should have been more strong – minded. This is a fallacy, however, for (4) is growing evidence that many dieters get locked (5) a losing battle with their own bodies, which fight like mad and (6) the starvation process. There is also a (7) reason to believe that dieting may be bad (8) you – particularly if it leads to regular fluctuations in (9). These days, disillusioned dieters are advised by more and more (10) to throw away their scales and calorie counters and come to terms with their physical appearance.

  1. need not
    do not need
    does not need
    will need
    None of these
    Option A

     

  2. watch
    see
    look
    think
    None of these
    Option B

     

  3. on
    these
    we
    they
    None of these
    Option D

     

  4. this
    they
    there
    it
    None of these
    Option C

     

  5. into
    to
    in
    about
    None of these
    Option A

     

  6. quarrel
    battle
    fight
    resist
    None of these
    Option D

     

  7. better
    practical
    logical
    scientific
    None of these
    Option D

     

  8. on
    with
    to
    for
    None of these
    Option D

     

  9. diet
    weight
    strength
    food
    None of these
    Option B

     

  10. experts
    scientists
    people
    teachers
    None of these
    Option A

     


 

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