English: Cloze Test for Upcoming Exams – Set 181

Directions(1-10): Read the following passage and fill in the blanks with the most appropriate word.
A sound business environment _______ (1)____ that the government ______(2)______to the basic rules of justice at all times. Handing out extremely ______(3)______ punishment on _____(4)_____companies without giving them an _____(5)_______chance to explain their positions smacks of heavy-handedness. The economic costs of ____(6)_____ the trading of shares of _______(7)______ companies are not commensurate with the ____(8) ______ benefits of such action. While the tribunal order has brought some fairness to the entire______(9)_________, SEBI’s action will deal a blow to its _____________(10)________among investors as being an effective and unbiased regulatory body.

  1. Wants
    Requires
    Demands
    Propels
    Hesitates
    Option B

     

  2. Checks
    Makes
    Adhere
    Place
    Costs
    Option B

     

  3. Soft
    Smooth
    Volatile
    Harsh
    Significant
    Option D

     

  4. Inspect
    Judge
    Will
    Suspect
    Duration
    Option D

     

  5. Inadequate
    Insufficient
    Scarce
    Dominating
    Adequate
    Option E

     

  6. Purported
    Supported
    Logged
    Demanded
    Loosened
    Option A
    Purported means appearing or stated to be true, though not necessarily so; alleged.

     

  7. Freezing
    Liability
    Catapulting
    Manipulating
    Fixing
    Option A

     

  8. Failed
    Popular
    Unpopular
    Fanatical
    Whimsical
    Option B

     

  9. Channels
    Proceedings
    Movements
    Holdings
    Ways
    Option B

     

  10. Credibility
    Liability
    Crucial
    Help
    Standing
    Option A

     

 

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