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CLOZE TESTS asked in SSC CPO 2019 (with detailed solution) 


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In the following passages some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.

Cloze Test 1

If you don’t have a lump sum to invest in a fixed deposit, you can (1)______ opt for a long-term recurring deposit, (2)______ the minimum amount of monthly investment is (3)______ low as Rupees 100. At the end of the (4)______ you get back the amount invested (5)______ with the interest earned on it. It is a good way of saving money regularly.

Q.1 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.1.
 1. assured 2. surely 3. ensure 4. sure

Q. 2 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.2.
 1. whenever 2. where 3. when 4. wherefore

Q. 3 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.3.
 1. Too2. just 3. as 4. so

Q.4  Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.4.
1. tenure 2. timing 3. interval 4. time

Q. 5 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.5.
1. along 2. among 3. besides 4. as well as


Solution : 

1) To fill the blank (1),we need an adverb to qualify the verb 'opt'.Hence, 'Surely' fits  in the context appropriately as it's the only adverb among the given options.
Rest options can be easily eliminated

2) 'where' fits in the context appropriately. Go with elimination method,rest options can be easily eliminated.


3) 'as low as' fits in the context appropriately. Go with elimination method,rest options can be easily eliminated.


4) tenure which means 'a period of time during which something is possessed ' fits in the context appropriately .


5) 'along with' fits in the context appropriately. Go with elimination method,rest options can be easily eliminated as 'with' is  generally not used with them.




Cloze Test 2

Imagination is not only the unique human capacity to envision which is not, and therefore the foundation of all invention and innovation. In (1)______ arguably most transformative (2)______ revelatory capacity, it is (3)______ power that enables us to (4)______ with humans whose experiences we have (5)______ shared.

Q.1 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number (1).
1. its 2. his 3. their 4. our

Q.2 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number (2).
1. so 2. all 3. and 4. how

Q.3 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number (3).
 1. so 2. few 3. little 4. the

Q.4 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number (4).
1. empathise 2. discuss 3. assimilate 4. guide

Q.5 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number (5).
1. sporadically 2. sooner 3. hopefully 4. 
Never

Solution : 

1) 'its' fits in the context appropriately as 'imagination' is an abstract noun(non living thing).Hence,'its' is our obvious choice.

2) 'and' fits in the context appropriately. Go with elimination method,rest options can be easily eliminated.



3) 'the' will be used with power as the power is specifically mentioned in the paragraph, so definite article 'the' will be used.



4) Empathise which means 'to feel empathy' for another person' fits in the context appropriately. 


5)'Never' 
fits in the context appropriately. Go with elimination method,rest options can be easily eliminated.


Cloze Test 3

If we accept the aim of education as the harmonious development of human personality, we observe that examinations fail to (1)______ this development accurately. They neither take a (2)______ of one's physical and spiritual development (3)______ even of one's intelligence. All they can claim (4)______ is to test one's (5)______ or one's capacity for cramming.

Q.1 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.1
1. assess 2. accept 3. except 4. excess

Q.2 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.2
1. quota 2. magnitude 3. scope 4. measure

Q.3 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.3
1. nor 2. not 3. or 4. and

Q.4 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.4
1. to be doing 2. to be done 3. to do 4. for doing

Q.5 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.5
1. memory 2. memorial 3. memories 4. Memorable


Solution : 

1) Assess which means 'to evaluate' fits in the context appropriately. Go with elimination method,rest options can be easily eliminated.

2) 'Measure ' fits in the context appropriately. 


3) 'neither ...nor ' is the correct usage.Hence,'nor' is our obvious choice. 


4) 'to do' fits in the context appropriately. 


5) 'memory' fits in the context appropriately. Go with elimination method,rest options can be easily eliminated.




Cloze Test 4


Polar bears roam the Arctic ice sheets and swim in that region's coastal waters. They are (1)______ strong swimmers, and their large front paws, (2)______ they use to paddle, are (3)______ webbed. Some polar bears have been seen (4)______ hundreds of miles from land, though they probably cover most of that (5)______ by floating on sheets of ice.

Q. 1 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number (1).
 1. too 2. much 3. so 4. very

Q.2 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number (2).
 1. whom 2. those 3. them4. which

Q.3 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number (3).
1. faintly 2. dimly 3. nimbly 4. slightly

Q.4 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number (4).
1. running 2. swimming 3. wandering 4. hunting

Q.5 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number (5).
1. extant 2. water 3. distance 4. extent



SOLUTION : 

1)'Very' fits in the context appropriately. Go with elimination method,rest options can be easily eliminated.

2) 'which' fits in the context appropriately. Go with elimination method,rest options can be easily eliminated.


3)Slightly which means 'marginally,to a small extent' fits in the context appropriately. 

Webbed - Resembling a web( thin membrane like structure)
Paddle - to walk playfully in shallow water;to toddle.



4) 'Swimming' is our obvious choice.

5) 'distance' fits in the context appropriately. 

Go with elimination method,rest options can be easily eliminated.

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