English : Cloze Test for Upcoming Exams– Set 48 (New Pattern)

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In the passage given below there are 10 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”.

Clear and mounting (1)   (generation) continues to link employee engagement to an organization’s bottom line. An AON Hewitt study linked employee engagement to an organization’s (2)   (rival) growth, finding that organizations that had actively managed employee engagement (3)   (excessive) to their peers during the recent economic downturn were now seeing “dramatic, positive impacts to their revenue growth.” The Gallup study found (4)   different results, noting that organizations with high employee engagement seemed to have recovered from the recession at a faster rate.

A McLean & Company study yielded similar results, (5)   (terminating) that organizations with highly-engaged employees had an average three-year revenue growth of 20.1 percent, versus the average 8.9 percent revenue growth rate, and had employees who were three times more likely to be top performers. Other studies have found that when organizations have engaged workers, they are 18 percent more productive than their competitors, 12 percent more profitable, have 22 percent higher-than-average shareholder returns, and have employees who are 57 percent more effective and 87 percent less likely to (6)    (leave).

During the recent economic downturn, many senior leaders did not consider employee engagement to be a (7)    (damage) , perhaps understandably so—they had other short-term imperatives to focus on, like staying in business. However, a 2012 survey by the employee retention firm Talent Keepers indicates that employee engagement is making its way back onto strategic priority agendas. The survey of U.S. executives representing 430 organizations found that 81 percent of the senior leaders surveyed wanted to improve performance and profitability by making employee engagement a (8)   (strategic) priority. The renewed interest in improving employee engagement in organizations has originated from actions executives took during the recession. Sixty-one percent of the senior executives responding to the Talent Keepers survey said they had taken the opportunity to hire better-skilled employees from the larger talent pool available during the recession and were now worried that these employees may leave when the economy (9)   (deteriorate) . If this is the case, business leaders will expect HR and talent management professionals to not only (10)    (partner) engagement levels, but to take proactive steps to improve employee engagement in their organizations.

  1. A) evidence
    B) burden
    C) damage
    D) prediction
    E) No Change Required
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : evidence
  2. A) sporting
    B) depreciated
    C) competitive
    D) vying
    E) No Change Required
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : competitive
  3. A) focused
    B) relative
    C) boycotting
    D) damaging
    E) No Change Required
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : relative
  4. A) opposite
    B) challenging
    C) similar
    D) dangling
    E) No Change Required
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : similar
  5. A) concluding
    B) assuming
    C) mulling
    D) limiting
    E) No Change Required
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : concluding
  6. A) stay
    B) work.
    C) permit
    D) license
    E) No Change Required
    View Answer
    Option E
    Explanation
    : leave
  7. A) moment
    B) priority
    C) stress
    D) start
    E) No Change Required
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : priority
  8. A) trivial
    B) clever
    C) civil
    D) bonus
    E) No Change Required
    View Answer
    Option E
    Explanation
    : strategic
  9. A) worsens
    B) arrives
    C) amends
    D) recovers
    E) No Change Required
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : recovers
  10. A) inculcate
    B) damage
    C) monitor
    D) predict
    E) No Change Required
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : monitor

 

 

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10 Thoughts to “English : Cloze Test for Upcoming Exams– Set 48 (New Pattern)”

  1. sachin shukla@ my turn 2017

    9/10 thankuuuu only 3rd wrong i chose focused

  2. princess(@@@@)

    5/10

  3. EKTA

    8/ 10 . Thank u

  4. Sudipta Basak

    7/10
    But long time aprx 19 min..
    How to improve to take less time of the cloze test..

    1. Suraj

      read more and more,,, as u improve ur reading skills and grasp the content of the passage easily, time consumption will reduce automatically.

      1. Sudipta Basak

        Thanks sir/ mam

  5. jaga

    thank u sir..

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