English : Cloze Test for Upcoming Exams– Set 49 (New Pattern)

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New Pattern English Cloze Test for SBI PO, IBPS PO, NIACL and various upcoming bank and insurance exams. New Pattern Cloze Test Quiz. Test yourself now.

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”.

OF ALL the goods and services traded in the market economy, pharmaceuticals are perhaps the most contentious. Though produced by private companies, they (1)   (destroy) a public good, both because they can prevent epidemics and because healthy people (2)  (target) better as members of society than sick ones do. They carry a moral (3)   (burden) that most privately traded goods do not, for there is a widespread belief that people have a right to health care that they do not have to smartphones or trainers. Innovation (4)   (accounts) for most of the cost of production, so the price of drugs is much higher than their cost of manufacture, making them unaffordable to many poor people. Firms protect the intellectual property (IP) that drugs represent and (5)   (offer) those who try to manufacture and sell patented drugs cheaply. For all these reasons, pharmaceutical companies are widely regarded as vampires who exploit the sick and ignore the sufferings of the poor.

 

  1. A) base
    B) differentiate
    C) constitute
    D) select
    E) No Change Required
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : constitute  
  2. A) function
    B) exercise
    C) create
    D) entertain
    E) No Change Required
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    Option A
    Explanation
    : function
  3. A) gross
    B) benefit
    C) weight
    D) twist
    E) No Change Required
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : weight – attribute importance or value to.
  4. A) wonders
    B) regards
    C) replies
    D) services
    E) No Change Required
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    Option E
    Explanation
    : accounts
  5. A) award
    B) sue
    C) implore
    D) urge
    E) No Change Required
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : sue – institute legal proceedings against (a person or institution), typically for redress.

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”.

FOR years Sleep HealthCenters, an American company that ran clinics at which people with sleep disorders could stay overnight to have their ailments diagnosed, grew nicely and steadily. But in 2012 its dream business turned (6)  (sharp) as folk began using cheap, wearable devices that let experts monitor them while they (7)   (diagnosed) in the comfort of their homes. Sleep HealthCenters closed some of its facilities as its revenue fell, but its fortunes faded rapidly and the following year it (8)  (threw) in the towel.

Like Sleep HealthCenters’ bosses, plenty of other executives have had nightmares as competitors wielding new technologies have (9)  (intensified) their firms’ profits. Makers of portable GPS navigation systems, for instance, saw sales (10)  (glorified) after Google launched a free, turn-by-turn navigation service in its Google Maps smartphone app. And music companies saw their margins shrink after Apple launched its iTunes digital-music service.

  1. A) sour
    B) turned
    C) cordial
    D) divided
    E) No Change Required
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    Option A
    Explanation
    : sour – make or become unpleasant, or difficult.
  2. A) paused
    B) deprived
    C) snoozed
    D) maintained
    E) No Change Required
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : snoozed – sleep
  3. A) grew
    B) lasted
    C) veined
    D) busted
    E) No Change Required
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    Option E
    Explanation
    : throw in a towel- to admit defeat or failure
  4. A) burdened
    B) invigorated
    C) sapped
    D) justified
    E) No Change Required
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : sapped – gradually weaken or destroy
  5. A) ascend
    B) rocket
    C) sparkle
    D) plummet
    E) No Change Required
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : plummet- fall or drop

 

 

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10 Thoughts to “English : Cloze Test for Upcoming Exams– Set 49 (New Pattern)”

  1. sachin shukla@ my turn 2017

    6/10 tough

  2. jaga

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      1. jaga

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  3. Ittu Si Barbie (。♥‿♥。)

    7//10

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