English: Cloze Test(NEW PATTERN) for Upcoming Exams – Set 143

Directions: In the passage given below there are 10 blanks. Every blank has four alternative phrases given in options (A),(B),(C), and (D). You have to tell which phrase is APPROPRIATE according to the context. If all are appropriate then mark your answer as “E”.

When I ___1___ for work this morning, my car broke down, so I ended up taking the bus. As soon as I ___2___, I bumped into an old schoolmate, Mark. While we were talking, he brought up something I had already found out from some mutual friends- that he had ___3___ some money and had set up his own business. He told me that there was a lot to sort out, and offered to take me on, but I turned him down straight away.
When I ___4___, my boss ___5___ me, telling me off in front of everyone. When I got over the initial shock, I told her I’d ___6___ being late, but it ___7___ that she had blown up over a deal that had ___8___, after a client of mine had pulled out of a contract. She told me that I wouldn’t ___9___ it, that I’d let everybody down, and just ___10___ and on.

  1. set in
    set off
    set on
    set out
    All are Correct
    Option B

     

  2. got over
    got out off
    got down to
    got off
    All are Correct
    Option D

     

  3. come into
    come along
    come across
    come off
    All are Correct
    Option A

     

  4. clocked up
    clocked in
    clocked on
    clocked with
    All are Correct
    Option B

     

  5. had an aim at
    had a take at
    had a go at
    had a take at
    All are Correct
    Option C

     

  6. make up
    make out
    make up to
    make up for
    All are Correct
    Option D

     

  7. turned in
    turned down
    turned out
    turned into
    All are Correct
    Option C

     

  8. fallen apart
    fallen behind
    fallen through
    fallen back on
    All are Correct
    Option

     

  9. get down
    get by
    get away with
    get off
    All are Correct
    Option C

     

  10. went along with
    went out
    went over
    went on
    All are Correct
    Option D

     


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