English: Cloze Test Set 18 (New Pattern)

Following cloze tests are based on English new pattern Questions for IBPS, SBI, LIC, IPPB, RBI and other banking and insurance related exams.

 

Directions (1-5): In the passage given below there are 5 blanks, each followed by a word given in bold. Every 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”.

2016 began with tremendous anticipation as the Paris agreement had been (1)_____ [legalized]. While 2017 has not started with that much of a big bang there is hope that the landmark event of India ratifying the Paris accord in 2016 will bring in the much (2)_____ [criticized] acceleration to India’s sustainability journey.

The trend of investors, consumers and governments requiring greater transparency from the private sector is nothing new, but today, business are becoming proactive and trying to de-risk themselves from (3)_____ [domination] of negligence. Threats to companies are coming from all directions. On one side are environmental factors such as (4)_____ [plenty] of water or key materials that affect production. On the other side social factors such as human rights, liveable wages, working conditions, economic inequality and other issues are (5)_____ [raising] their head. As a result, social and environmental issues, once seen as separate, are coming together inside some companies.

  1. A) altered
    B) signed
    C) discarded
    D) petitioned
    E) No change required
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    Option B
  2. A) hyped
    B) valued
    C) high
    D) needed
    E) No change required
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    Option D
  3. A) charges
    B) over dues
    C) disadvantages
    D) dominance
    E) No change required
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    Option A
  4. A) plethora
    B) access
    C) absence
    D) excess
    E) No change required
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    Option C
  5. A) hiding
    B) replacing
    C) binding
    D) scratching
    E) No change required
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    Option E

Directions (6-10): In the passage given below there are 5 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”.

It’s been announced in the Capital that a new expert committee would go into the (6)_____ [pious] issue of pricing oil products like petrol, diesel, etc. And also suggest how to (7)_____ [reward] state-run refiners for selling products below imported costs and markups, when international crude prices rise and flareup, which is often enough. It is another matter that while several expert panels on pricing petro-products have made sensible (8)_____ [recommendations], retail oil prices continue to be a heady mix of populism, high taxes and rigid market design. Yet the latest expert committee seems more likely to deliver the goods as it were, given the reform of indirect taxes underway, the growth expected generally in the organised retail segment and the real possibility of fuel (9)_____ [compensation] like solar lamps. Note that it is barely a year ago that the High Powered Committee on Financial Position of Oil Companies submitted its report, and which of course was never really implemented. Earlier in 2006, another expert panel on petro-goods pricing had put out a list of recommendations, only to meet a similar fate. There have been still other oil-sector reports since the mid-nineties, and all willy nilly have been routinely dumped. Now the standard policy response in the face of bouyant crude prices has been to keep retail prices unrevised by fiat, and then to (10)_____ [bring] government bonds to state-owned oil companies in lieu of the “under-recoveries” of the latter.

  1. A) disturb
    B) annoy
    C) vexed
    D) chafe
    E) No change required
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    Option C
    vexed- problematic
  2. A) compensate
    B) rectify
    C) disinvest
    D) procure
    E) No change required
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    Option A
    As the state oil company as selling oil below international price, hence they must be in loss. So they must be compensated.
  3. A) clarifications
    B) declarations
    C) predictions
    D) projections
    E) No change required
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    Option E
  4. A) successful
    B) alternatives
    C) combustion
    D) usage
    E) No change required
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    Option B
  5. A) issue
    B) resolve
    C) buy
    D) publish
    E) No change required
    View Answer
    Option A

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