Cloze Test Questions for SSC CHSL 2017-18


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Cloze Test Questions: 

Dear Students,

English section is an integral part of SSC Exams and it is just round the corner. This is also a section that is feared by most of the candidates.Though the sheer number of concepts and rules may seem intimidating at first, with discipline and the right approach, it is not difficult to master these concepts and their application to questions. SSC CGL Tier 2 exam holds an appreciating weightage of 200 marks which is enough to know the importance of this Section in govt exams.Now SSC CHSL Exam is the next target for the aspirants.You need to gird up your loins to score maximum marks.Today, in this English quiz we are providing 15 Tricky Cloze Test questions asked in any govt exam. To make you learn important grammar rules effectively and at an apt time is the motive behind the provided quiz. Attempt this quiz and prepare yourself flawlessly. We wish you good luck for the upcoming Exams.

Directions (1-5): In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

The ‘Global Nutrition Report 2016” once again …………… India’s slow overall progress …………… addressing chronic malnutrition, manifest in stunting (low weight for age), wasting (low weight for height), micronutrient …………… and over-weight. Our track …………… in reducing the proportion of undernourished children over the past decade has been modest at best, and …………… what other countries with comparable socio-economic indicators have achieved.

Q1. The “Global Nutrition Report 2016” once again …………… .
(a) demonstrates
(b) demonstrated
(c) demonstrated that
(d) had demonstrated

Q2. India’s slow overall progress …………… addressing chronic malnutrition
(a) of
(b) for
(c) in
(d) into

Q3. micronutrient …………… and over-weight.
(a) scarcities
(b) lack
(c) absence
(d) deficiencies

Q4. Our track …………… in reducing the proportion of undernourished children.
(a) progress
(b) record
(c) report
(d) result

Q5. and …………… what other countries with comparable socio-economic indicators
(a) leads
(b) fails
(c) lags
(d) falters

Directions (6-10): In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

In Greek mythology, it is said that Lycurgus, the ruler of Sparta, …………… a promise from his ……………, assuring him of the immutability of his laws till he returned from an …………… journey, To make his laws immutable, Lycurgus …………… . Seven justices of the Indian Supreme Court on a historic day in 1973 christened themselves as modern-day Lycurguses, seeking to create, in India’s constitutional context, an island of immutability, …………… titled the “basic structure”.

Q6. it is said that Lycurgus, the ruler of Sparta, ……………
(a) elicited
(b) derived
(c) evinced
(d) attested

Q7. a promise from his ……………
(a) nation
(b) society
(c) subjects
(d) community

Q8. he returned from an …………… journey.
(a) impending
(b) brewing
(c) approaching
(d) looming

Q9. To make his laws immutable Lycurgus …………… .
(a) did not return
(b) never did return
(c) never returns
(d) never returned

Q10. an island of immutability, …………… titled the “basic structure”.
(a) timely
(b) aptly
(c) opportunely
(d) pertinently

Directions (11-15): In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

Restorative justice is …………… from mediation though it involves meetings and dialogues to fix responsibility for wrong doing and to find a solution acceptable to …………… three parties. More importantly, it directly addresses victim needs and …………… emphasizes the private dimensions of a public wrong. It is not a substitute …………… the formal criminal justice system, but a good backup to reduce its workload and to increase the sense of justice in the system as a …………… .

Q11. Restorative justice is …………… from mediation though it involves meeting.
(a) clear
(b) distinct
(c) recognisable
(d) specific

Q12. To find a solution acceptable to …………… three parties.
(a) all
(b) entire
(c) full
(d) complete

Q13. More importantly, it directly addresses victim needs and …………… emphasizes the private dimensions of a public wrong.
(a) so
(b) therefore
(c) because it
(d) then it

Q14. It is not a substitute …………… the formal criminal justice system,
(a) to
(b) for
(c) of
(d) from

Q15. A good backup to reduce its workload and to increase the sense of justice in the system as a …………… .
(a) total
(b) aggregate
(c) whole
(d) entirety


 

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