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SSC English free practice set: Cloze test (Set-2)

Oct 18, 2017 17:49 IST
    SSC English practice set
    SSC English practice set

    Cloze test is very important and premier test for checking one’s English language and grammar skills. In cloze test, there is a paragraph with fill in the blanks and you have to fill the appropriate options in it to make the paragraph in a meaningful, coherent and chronological order. There are approximately 6-8 questions that are inquired in the SSC English language section. This section is very scoring and less time consuming. All that you need is basic understanding of English grammar, vocabulary, English language concepts and a lot of practice.

    In this article, we have made a cloze test comprising of 10 queries with answers. Test yourself with the paragraph, which is given below-

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    SSC English Free questions: Cloze test

    Directions: in the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. against each number, four words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. find out the appropriate word in each case.

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    Mankind has seen rapid (___1___) in the last 150 years because Of the mass manufacturing techniques (___2___) in western nations and later taken to new levels of efficiency by Japan. Mass production and production for the masses became the bases of new business strategies. Large scale consumption by all with the social benefit of (___3___) poverty became the dominant economic strategy. The advent of electricity and its large-scale application to lighting, heating and operating machines added a fresh dimension to manufacturing. By the 1950s came (___4___) in electronics and transistor devices to be followed by innovations in microelectronics, computers and various forms of sensors all of which (___5___) altered the manufacturing scene. It is now no longer necessary to make prototypes In a factory or a laboratory to study a new product. Many new products can be (___6___) on computers and their behaviour simulated on them. By choosing an optimum design through such simulations, computer programmes can directly (___7___) the manufacturing processes. These processes are generally called Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Computer Assisted Manufacturing (CAM). These capabilities are leading to newer forms of (___8___) by customers. Each customer can be offered several special options. Customized product design or (___9___) manufacturing are other popular techniques currently in (___10___) in many developed countries.

    Q1.

    (a) havoc

    (b)transformation

    (c)destruction

    (d)violence

    Q2.

    (a)discarded

    (b)resorted

    (c)indulged

    (d)perfected

    Q3.

    (a)removing

    (b)nurturing

    (c)appeasing

    (d)cajoling

    Q4.

    (a) additions

    (b) gadgets

    (c)modifications

    (d)variety

    Q5.

    (a)immediately

    (b)precisely

    (c)irreversibly

    (d)indefinitely

    Q6.

    (a) designed

    (b) produced

    (c)manufactured

    (d)sold

    Q7.

    (a)inspire

    (b)cultivate

    (c)visualise

    (d) curtail

    Q8.

    (a) uses

    (b) demands

    (c) advertisements

    (d)consumption

    Q9.

    (a) visible

    (b) secure

    (c)fundamental

    (d) flexible

    Q10.

    (a) view

    (b)wings

    (c)vogue

    (d)isolation

    Answer Key

    1

    b

    6

    a

    2

    d

    7

    e

    3

    a

    8

    d

    4

    c

    9

    e

    5

    b

    10

    c

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