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SSC English Free practice set: Cloze test (set-3)

Oct 23, 2017 16:26 IST
    SSC English practice set
    SSC English practice set

    Cloze test is referred for the Paragraph Completion in English language section. SSC used to frame 4-6 questions out of this section in SSC CGL, CHSL and other exams. It is very important and scoring section to gain marks. It requires less efforts and time in the exam. It takes only in depth knowledge and grasping skills. In these questions, you have to fill the appropriate options to make the obtained paragraph meaningful and logical with the sequence of sentences.

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    In the following text, we have prepared and selected a test containing 10 questions based on paragraph completion with answers. Let us take a tour of it-

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    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.

    The continuing economic crisis has put central banks and governments the world over into (___1___) waters. For the industrialized West, the question seems to be a choice between economic stimulus and jobs, in the hope of creating a softer landing, or a swift shock at the hands of the free markets, in the hope of getting through the (___2___) more quickly. In emerging markets, the question is how to deal with being the focal point for investors looking to maximize returns. Specifically, for the Federal Reserve in the United States, that means (___3___) hundreds of billions of dollars into the markets buying Treasury bills to increase liquidity. In Europe the concern is that monetary union may be at risk due to the strains posed by euro-zone countries that are (______) in (___5___). In Asia, on the other hand, economies are surging, but the prospect of hot money flowing into the region could potentially spell (___6___) due to overheating Fears that the Feds second, round of quantitative easing may lead to a faster pace of (___7___) may be (___8___). US unemployment remains persistently high at around 10 per cent, while Inflation remains astoundingly low at 1 per cent or less, the slowest on record. That is despite the Feds earlier injection of $ 1.7 trillion into the financial system to avert an economic depression in the wake of the global financial crisis. In contrast to the Feds quantitative easing, the European Central Bank has reduced liquidity in the European banking system by some 350 billion euros during the past five months. This reflects the central banks (___9___) in the improved stability of the banking system and easier (___10___) to capital.

    Q1.

    (a)    tested

    (b)   unpredictable

    (c)    under

    (d)   uncharted

    Q2.

    (a)    Downturn

    (b)   Spectrum

    (c)    Options

    (d)   Hope

    Q3.

    (a)    Sucking

    (b)   Pumping

    (c)    Forming

    (d)   Blocking

    Q4.

    (a)    Mired

    (b)   Safe

    (c)    Above

    (d)   Unhappy

    Q5.

    (a)    Market

    (b)   Trouble

    (c)    Debt

    (d)   Surplus

    Q6.

    (a)    Positive

    (b)   Negative

    (c)    Trouble

    (d)   Growth

    Q7.

    (a)    Cost

    (b)   Depreciation

    (c)    Cooperation

    (d)   Inflation

    Q8.

    (a)    challenged

    (b)   overstated

    (c)    perfect

    (d)   predicted

    Q9.        

    (a)    weakness

    (b)   strength

    (a)    correction

    (c)    confidence

    Q10.      

    (a)    denial

    (b)   approval

    (c)    appreciation

    (d)   access

    Answer Key

    1

    d

    6

    c

    2

    a

    7

    d

    3

    b

    8

    b

    4

    a

    9

    d

    5

    c

    10

    d

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