CLOZE TEST
ter had emigrated (407) Australia many        417. (1) leader          (2) party            430. (1) them              (2) us
years (408). She (409) used to invite               (3) candidate      (4) ticket                 (3) we               (4) they
the postman for a cup of tea (410) he
                                              418. (1) legislative     (2) legal                  Directions (431–440) : In the
read her letters.
                                                    (c) political      (4) electoral       following passage, some of the words
401. (1) briskly           (2) slowly                                                      have been left out. First read the pas-
                                              419. (1) body            (2) election
       (3) fast            (4) leisurely                                                   sage over and try to understand what
402. (1) post              (2) handover             (3) party          (4) institute       it is about. Then fill in the blanks with
                                              420. (1) candidate                           the help of the alternatives given.
       (3) deliver         (4) give
                                                    (2) participant                                      (SSC (10+2) Level Data Entry
403. (1) ancient           (2) important
                                                    (3) representative                             Operator & LDC Exam. 04.12.2011
       (3) old             (4) illiterate                                                                     (IInd Sitting (East Zone)
                                                    (4) interpreter
404. (1) foot              (2) top                                                                Everyone considers food, shel-
                                                    Directions (421-430) : In the
       (3) end             (4) mouth                                                       ter, clothing and medical care to be
                                             following passage, some of the words
405. (1) called            (2) named                                                       the basic needs for a comfortable liv-
                                             have been left out. First read the pas-
                                                                                           ing. Even the government accepts this
       (3) branded         (4) designated    sage over and try to understand what          and (431) to provide all these. But very
406. (1) even              (2) ever          it is about. Then fill in the blanks with     (432) people know that energy re-
       (3) about           (4) all           the help of the alternatives given.           quired for (433) and heating is also
                                                           (SSC (10+2) Level Data Entry    one of (434) basic needs. We are all
407. (1) for               (2) about
                                                     Operator & LDC Exam. 04.12.2011       aware (435) our country has achieved
       (3) in              (4) to                                 (Ist Sitting (East Zone) self-sufficiency in (436) but we have
408. (1) since             (2) after                It was a sudden decision. Three        to go a (437) way (438) in order to
       (3) before          (4) away          of us, all (421) in the hostel, decided       (439) sufficiency in the (440) of ener-
409. (1) always            (2) rarely        to travel by train to (422) and witness       gy.
                                             the Republic Day Parade. The station           431. (1) assures         (2) loves
       (3) frequently      (4) occasionly
                                             was heavily (423) and there was a long               (3) hates          (4) promises
410. (1) always            (2) while         queue before the ticket counter. (424)
       (3) sometimes (4) often                                                              432. (1) little          (2) small
                                             pretended sickness and persuaded
       Directions (411-420) : In the         the man nearest to the (425) to buy                  (3) few            (4) less
following passage, some of the words         three more tickets – one for him and           433. (1) cooking         (2) living
have been left out. First read the pas-      (426) for his sisters. No problem,                   (3) eating         (4) sleeping
sage over and try to understand what         therefore, in buying tickets. (427) train
                                                                                            434. (1) theirs          (2) such
it is about. Then fill in the blanks with    was already at the platform and there
the help of the alternatives given.          was (428) mad rush among the pas-                    (3) a              (4) our
              (SSC (10+2) Level Data Entry   sengers to get on the coaches. Hari            435. (1) this            (2) that
        Operator & LDC Exam. 04.12.2011      would not be worried by (429). He                    (3) what           (4) how
                  (IInd Sitting (North Zone) asked (430) to jump over the bumper            436. (1) food            (2) resources
       The word ‘ticket’ is (411) to ev-     between two coaches to get on to the
                                                                                                  (3) weapon         (4) heating
ery language in India. (412) those who       other side.
are actively (413) in the political pro-                                                    437. (1) some            (2) all
                                              421. (1) roommates (2) strangers
cess (414) a ticket as permission to                                                              (3) long           (4) hard
                                                    (3)  classmates      (4) friends
(415) an election as candidate (416)                                                        438. (1) but             (2) bet
a political party. The (417), if elected,     422. (1)   Calcutta        (2) Hyderabad
                                                                                                  (3) out            (4) yet
sits in the (418) assembly, or any oth-             (3)  Chennai         (4) Delhi
                                                                                            439. (1) provide         (2) serve
er (419) for which he/she contests,           423. (1)   guarded         (2) thronged
as (420) of that party.                                                                           (3) achieve        (4) garner
                                                    (3) crowded          (4) filled
 411. (1) general        (2) peculiar                                                      440. (1) field            (2) terrain
                                              424. (1) She               (2) Hari
       (3) common        (4) familiar                                                             (3) sector         (4) space
                                                    (3) They             (4) You
 412. (1) so             (2) but                                                                 Directions (441-450) : In the fol-
                                              425. (1) door              (2) window        lowing passage, some of the words
       (3) and           (4) since                  (3) counter          (4) enhance       have been left out. First read the pas-
 413. (1) involved       (2) seen             426. (1) three             (2) four          sage over and try to understand what
       (3) leading       (4) attracted              (3) one              (4) two           it is about. Then fill in the blanks with
 414. (1) look           (2) interpret                                                     the help of the alternatives given.
                                              427. (1) The               (2) A
                                                                                                         (SSC (10+2) Level Data Entry
       (3) interfere     (4) interrupt              (3) An               (4) No                    Operator & LDC Exam. 11.12.2011
 415. (1) stand in       (2) campaign         428. (1) a                 (2) an                                (Ist Sitting (Delhi Zone)
       (3) vote          (4) contest                (3) the              (4) not                 The true elixir of life near to our
 416. (1) inside         (2) of               429. (1) things            (2) everything    hands is the commonest of all liquids,
       (3) for           (4) to                                                            plain water. It has ___441___ a role of
                                                    (3) anything         (4) something
                                                                                           vast significance in ___442___ the
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