CLOZE TEST
329. (1) wants            (2) promotes      343. (1) snobbish                          sage over and try to understand what
       (3) shows          (4) forces               (2) knowledgeable                   it is about. Then fill in the blanks with
                                                   (3) smart                           the help of the alternatives given.
330. (1) proclaims        (2) announces
                                                                                       (SSC Multi-Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff
       (3) creates        (4) ensures              (4) wonderful
                                                                                                               Exam. 20.02.2011)
331. (1) belief           (2) mind          344. (1) hence            (2) so
                                                                                               When Anil passed his final uni-
       (3) faith          (4) trust                (3) thus           (4) but          versity examination and got his
332. (1) touched          (2) felt          345. (1) notice           (2) attention    (356) he decided to (357) and invited
       (3) seen           (4) probed               (3) observation (4) concern         all his friends to a party to be (358)
                                                    Directions (346 – 355) : In the    the following Sunday. He spent most
333. (1)   hypothesis
                                            following passage, some of the words       of that Saturday (359) things ready
       (2) research                                                                    and at 7.40 the first guest arrived.
                                            have been left out. First read the pas-
       (3) meditation                                                                  After that a steady (360) of people
                                            sage over and try to understand what
       (4) concentration                    it is about. Then fill in the blanks with  (361) and Anil was busy chatting to
334. (1) emerges          (2) comes         the help of the alternatives given.        people and introducing them to one
                                                    (SSC Stenographer (Grade "C" & "D" another. Anil had a wide (362) of
       (3) presents       (4) revealed
                                                                    Exam. 09.01.2011)  friends and not everyone at the party
335. (1) these            (2) this                                                     knew everyone (363). ‘A party is al-
                                                    India and 25 other countries
       (3) it             (4) them                                                     ways a good way to break the (364)
                                            agreed to the Copenhagen Accord even
       Directions (336 – 345) : In the      as other developing countries accept-      and get people talking’, Anil thought.
following passage, some of the words        ed it as an irreversible decision later.   The party soon got going and there was
have been left out. First read the pas-     The Accord came out of (346) bargain-      a feeling of relief at the (365) that the
sage over and try to understand what        ing lasting almost 20 hours among          examinations were over and that a long
it is about. Then fill in the blanks with   (347) of governments of some of the        summer holiday lay ahead.
the help of the alternatives given.         most (348) countries of the world. At       356. (1) licence
              (SSC Higher Secondary Level   the (349) of the day on Saturday, In-              (2) bachelorhood
               Data Entry Operator & LDC    dia (350) to have given ground on some             (3) degree
            Exam. 28.11.2010 (IInd Sitting) (351) but blocked intrusion on other
                                                                                               (4) diploma
      Indu ‘didda’ loved to wear saris.     red lines. It had become (352) within
                                            the first week of the (353) that the        357. (1)   celebrate
Her (336) collections, which Sonia in-
                                            best, even the four emerging and (354)             (2) feast
herited, were remarkable for not only
                                            economies of the developing world                  (3) entertain
(337) taste, but also the (338) of
                                            were going to defend the (355) eco-                (4) commemorate
weaves and traditional representa-
                                            nomic resource sharing regimes.             358. (1)   planned      (2) celebrated
tions. I do not think any other public
figure (339) the first five decades af-     346.(1) difficult        (2) hard
                                                                                               (3) offered      (4) held
ter independence was so (340) to ac-                (3) easy         (4) early
                                                                                        359. (1) preparing      (2) putting
quire saris of distinct (341) as ‘didda’     347. (1) rulers         (2) kings
did. (342) you noticed this fact when                                                          (3) getting      (4) doing
                                                    (3) heads        (4) chiefs
meeting her, you not only joined her                                                    360. (1) stream         (2) current
                                            348.(1) influential      (2) corrupted
circle of (343) persons on traditional                                                         (3) river        (4) movement
textiles, (344) also got a chance to                (3) useless      (4) beautiful
                                                                                        361. (1) turned out (2) turned up
bring her (345) to the cause you were        349. (1) middle         (2) evening
                                                                                               (3) turned in    (4) turned down
espousing. Now this was very rare.                  (3) night        (4) end
                                                                                        362. (1) number         (2) group
336. (1) private          (2) peculiar       350. (1) proved         (2) appeared
                                                                                               (3) circle       (4) round
       (3) personnel      (4) particular            (3) viewed       (4) cleared
                                                                                        363. (1) else           (2) other
337. (1) extravagant (2) worthy              351. (1) materials      (2) thoughts
                                                    (3) issues       (4) discussions           (3) different    (4) person
       (3) good           (4) suitable
                                             352. (1) evident        (2) ambiguous      364. (1) silence        (2) atmosphere
338. (1) uniformity       (2) mixture
                                                    (3) vague        (4) indecisive            (3) monotony     (4) ice
       (3) extent         (4) variety
                                             353. (1) accord         (2) talks          365. (1) subject        (2) point
339. (1) with             (2) in
                                                    (3) issues       (4) thoughts              (3) fact         (4) matter
       (3) for            (4) since
                                             354. (1) economic       (2) political            Directions (366–375) : In the
340. (1) keen             (2) attracted
                                                                                       following passage, some of the words
       (3) earnest        (4) ehthusiastic          (3) powerful     (4) praiseworthy  have been left out. First read the pas-
341. (1) base             (2) wave           355. (1) expected       (2) existing      sage over and try to understand what
       (3) weave          (4) length                (3) resultant    (4) consequential it is about. Then fill in the blanks with
                                                    Directions (356 – 365) : In the    the help of the alternatives given.
342. (1) When             (2) Also
                                            following passage, some of the words       (SSC Multi-Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff
       (3) If             (4) But                                                                              Exam. 27.02.2011)
                                            have been left out. First read the pas-
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