CLOZE TEST
       Prof. Newman’s research shows        ing gained (310) be an excellent rule     318. (1) provincial       (2) proverbial
that some buildings may encourage           of conduct, but no strong will, no (311)
                                                                                             (3) professional (4) progressive
people not only to interfere but to al-     is the greatest (312) of life. All diffi-
low crimes to 299. Crowded apart-           culties melt away before a (313) mind.    319. (1) bringing out
ments in a huge block bring people          Very often we attribute our (314) to             (2) bringing together
physically together but isolate them        chance, fate or stars. We blame our              (3) bringing among
300. People living in what is 301, one      luck, but (315) do we examine our
building with a common entry fell iso-      minds, the weakness of which is real-            (4) bringing off
lated within their own apartments.          ly responsible for our failures.          320. (1) recurring        (2) repeating
       They are unconcerned 302 their       306. (1) overcomes (2) prevents                  (3) reverting      (4) reforming
neighbours. Some years ago, a girl was             (3) skips         (4) avoids       321. (1) particular       (2) partial
stabbed to death 303 a period of half
                                            307. (1) advance         (2) hinder              (3) previous       (4) prevented
an hour, while hundreds of people liv-
ing in the block 304 without interfer-             (3) accelerate    (4) help
                                                                                      322. (1) entrusted        (2) encouraged
ing, without even calling the police.       308. (1) eventful        (2) fearful
                                                                                             (3) enlarged       (4) endured
       The other obvious effect of the             (3) successful    (4) powerful
design of buildings is that it affords                                                323. (1) accomplished
                                            309. (1) avoid           (2) omit
room for crimes. Hidden nooks and                                                            (2) acknowledged
                                                   (3) overcome      (4) face
corners, spaces between buildings out
                                            310. (1) could           (2) would               (3) acquainted
of 305 are convenient spots where
crimes can be committed without the                (3) may           (4) should              (4) acquired
fear of detection.                          311. (1) profit          (2) success      324. (1) follower         (2) member
296. (1) expositions (2) causes                    (3) loss          (4) result              (3) leader         (4) associate
       (3) theories       (4) results       312. (1) principal       (2) aim          325. (1) professional (2) teacher
297. (1) published        (2) printed              (3) principle     (4) goal                (3) starter        (4) beginners
       (3) predicted      (4) pasted        313. (1) weak            (2) heroic              Directions (326-335) : In the
298. (1) on               (2) in                   (3) chief         (4) disturbed    following passage, some of the words
       (3) over           (4) about         314. (1) advancement (2)progress          have been left out. First read the pas-
299. (1) witness          (2) show                                                    sage over and try to understand what
                                                   (3) strength       (4) failures
       (3) appear         (4) happen                                                  it is about. Then fill in the blanks with
                                            315. (1) rarely          (2) frequently   the help of the alternatives given.
300. (1) spiritually      (2) congnitively         (3) suddenly      (4) quickly                    (SSC Higher Secondary Level
       (3) intellectually (4) mentally            Directions (316 – 325) : In the                    Data Entry Operator & LDC
301. (1) essentially (2) deliberately       following passage, some of the words               Exam. 27.11.2010 (Ist Sitting)
       (3) accidentally (4) ideologically   have been left out. First read the pas-         There are certainly some things
                                            sage over and try to understand what      in common between science and reli-
302. (1) for              (2) with
                                            it is about. Then fill in the blanks with gion. Both want the (326) of mankind.
       (3) about          (4) at            the help of the alternatives given.       Only their ways and (327) are differ-
303. (1) between          (2) through        (SSC Higher Secondary Level Data Entry   ent. Then, both of them (328) to have
       (3) over           (4) across               Operator & LDC Exam. 27.11.2010)   truth as their basis. Religion (329) that
304. (1) viewed           (2) studied             A seminar is generally a form of    the truth it (330) should be believed
                                            (316) interaction, either at an academic  in with a blind (331) . Science says
       (3) observed       (4) watched
                                            (317) or a commercial or (318) organ-     that it should be studied, (332), test-
305. (1) sight            (2) vision        isation. It has the function of (319),    ed and only then relied upon. If dur-
       (3) visual         (4) observation   small groups for (320) meetings, fo-      ing (333) some new truth or new as-
       Directions (306 – 315) : In the      cusing each time on some (321) sub-       pect of the truth (334), science is
following passage, some of the words        ject, in which everyone present is (322)  ready to accept (335). But religion is
have been left out. First read the pas-     to participate. This is often(323)        not ready for research, experiment and
sage over and try to understand what        through an ongoing dialogue with a        change in whatever has already been
it is about. Then fill in the blanks with   seminar (324) or instructor. Normally     accepted or revealed.
the help of the alternatives given.         participants must not be (325) in the
                                                                                      326. (1) goodwill         (2) goodness
 (SSC Stenographer (Grade"C" &"D") Exam.    field under discussion.
                                                                                             (3) welfare        (4) best
                                26.09.2010) 316. (1) academic         (2) social
                                                                                      327. (1)   manner
       There is nothing which a man of             (3) informal       (4) artificial
strong will cannot achieve. Will-power                                                       (2) demonstration
is the sure hypnotism that (306) all        317. (1) institution                             (3) style
obstacles that (307) our progress. A               (2) intermission                          (4) methods
man of strong will is always (308), while          (3) intervention                   328. (1) say              (2) claim
one who is weak in will has to (309)
                                                   (4) interference                          (3) assure         (4) promise
many failures. “Nothing ventured, noth-
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