English: Cloze Test(NEW PATTERN) for Upcoming Exams – Set 149

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”.

The situation did not ___1___. Espen depended on Julia to pick him up but she had not ___2___. He worried about what might have happened to her. Perhaps she had been ___3___ by a notoriously bad band of ninjas. Espen hoped Julia would fight against such evildoers. Or, perhaps she had just forgotten about him. Could she ___4___ like that? If she had simply failed to remember him, he promised that he would ___5___ her when he saw her next. But, then again, what if Julia had been ___6___ by conniving bank robbers? What if she had refused to give them her car for a getaway vehicle? What if she had passed out in her attempts to ___7___ him? Just then, when Espen had decided not to ___8___ her, Julie ___9___ to the curb. She was just running late. She gazed at Espen, and Espen blushed, thinking about his unfounded anger. He ___10___ the car, but, before he could apologize, she started yammering on about how bad traffic had been. Espen silently vowed to wait patiently for her tomorrow.

  1. add on
    add up
    add up to
    add in
    All are Correct
    Option B


  2. shown off
    shown in
    shown up
    shown around
    All are Correct
    Option C


  3. taken away
    taken after
    taken back
    taken apart
    All are Correct
    Option A


  4. let him off
    let him in
    let him down
    let him on
    All are Correct
    Option C


  5. lay off
    lay down
    lay in on
    lay up
    All are Correct
    Option C


  6. knocked off
    knocked out
    knocked back
    knocked about
    All are Correct
    Option B


  7. get on
    get down
    get at
    get to
    All are Correct
    Option D


  8. give away
    give in
    give up on
    give in to
    All are Correct
    Option C


  9. pulled ahead
    pulled up
    pulled off
    pulled for
    All are Correct
    Option B


  10. got away with
    got off
    got into
    got by
    All are Correct
    Option C


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