English: Cloze Test for upcoming exams – Set 70

Fill in the blanks choosing the word that is most appropriate in the context of the passage.

ACCORDING to company.…1… (learning), Yunnan Baiyao, a musty-smelling medical powder, played a vital role during the Long March. As China’s Communist….2…..(cavalry) fled from attacks in the 1930s, trekking thousands of miles to a new base, they spread its yellow granules on their wounds to stanch bleeding. To this day, instructions on the Yunnan Baiyao bottle recommend application after being shot or …3….(gored). Many Chinese households keep some in stock to deal with more run-of-the-mill cuts. But the government has recently put its maker into service to treat a different kind of...4…….(malady): the financial weakness of state-owned …..5…. (racket) .

Yunnan Baiyao has emerged as a poster-child of China’s new round of SOE ….6…..(rehabilation). The company, previously owned by the south-western….7…..( of Yunnan, sold a 50% stake to a private investor earlier this year. The same firm had tried to buy a ….8…..(split) of Yunnan Baiyao in 2009 but was...9…..(active). Its success this time has been held up in the official press as proof that a push to.….10….(progress) sluggish state companies is at last gaining momentum under Xi Jinping, China’s president.


  1. A) stupor
    B) lore
    C) reality
    D) oblivion
    E) mentee
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      Option B

  2. A) army
    B) troops
    C) members
    D) forces
    E) soldiers
    View Answer
      Option B

  3. A) stabbed
    B) pinked
    C) prodded
    D) jabbed
    E) bashed
    View Answer
      Option A

  4. A)  upset
    B) order
    C) pip
    D) ailment
    E) blight
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      Option D

  5. A)  concern
    B) lethargy
    C) passivity
    D) enterprises
    E)  business
    View Answer
      Option D

  6. A)  crusade
    B) ameliorate
    C) worsen
    D) aggravate
    E) reform
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      Option E

  7. A)  realm
    B) dominion
    C) locality
    D) province
    E) precinct
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      Option D

  8. A)  part
    B) portion
    C) slash
    D) slice
    E) gash
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      Option D

  9. A) clogged
    B) plunderred
    C) blocked
    D) hindered
    E) complelled
    View Answer
      Option C

  10. A) refurbish
    B) rupture
    C) deface
    D) destroy
    E) overhaul
    View Answer
      Option E



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19 Thoughts to “English: Cloze Test for upcoming exams – Set 70”


    6/10 thks

  2. Sachin Shukla

    stab- गुप्त चोट, घायल करना

  3. Sachin Shukla

    8/10 thankuu:))

  4. Ittu Si Barbie (。♥‿♥。)


    Thanku AZ 🙂

  5. Jeetesh Chandra




  6. swati

    synonyms= unaware, amnesia, stupor, unconciousness
    exam= they drunk themselves into Oblivion.


  7. ahtesham ahmed

    tough one thnks

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