CLOZE TEST
 627. (1)  stuck in     (2) stuck on      636. (1)   invited      (2) invaded     swer to each question out of the four
       (3) stuck about (4) stick in              (3) immigrated (4) infiltrated   alternatives and fill in the blanks.
 628. (1)  gratitude                      637. (1)   tyranny      (2) democracy                  (SSC Graduate Level Tier-II
                                                                                                         Exam. 29.09.2013)
       (2) responsibility                        (3) republic     (4) monarchy
       (3) concern                        638. (1)   livelihood   (2) living                     PASSAGE -I
       (4) friendship                            (3) life         (4) income             The presence of certain (656)
                                                                                  makes friendship a special (657). A
 629. (1)  would not (2) should not       639. (1)   doubts       (2) hardships
                                                                                  (658) friend is consistent and honest.
       (3) need not     (4) had not              (3) travels      (4) distances   A (659) is not (660) to give an honest
 630. (1)  overconfident                  640. (1)   forgotten    (2) forewarned  (661) and does not say things for the
       (2) overcautious                          (3) forgiven     (4) fortunate   sake of getting (662). A friend provides
       (3) over enthusiastic              641. (1)   property     (2) home        companionship and continuous (663).
       (4) over indulged                         (3) house        (4) residence   There is no room for pride, (664) or
               PASSAGE-II                 642. (1)   revisit      (2) revise      rivalry in (665).
       Auctions are public (631) of              (3) return       (4) reverse      656. (1) qualities (2) qualify
goods, conducted by an (632) auction-     643. (1)   calm         (2) stable             (3) frequencies
eer. He encourages buyers                        (3) nervous      (4) furious            (4) degrees
to (633) higher prices and finally        644. (1)   connections (2) concerns      657. (1) hardship (2) courtship
names the (634) bidder as the buyer              (3) converts     (4) conditions         (3) scholarship
of the goods. This is called ‘knocking
                                          645. (1)   feelings     (2) ideas              (4) relationship
down’ the goods, for when the bidding
ends the auctioneer (635). a small               (3) mind         (4) thoughts     658. (1) true          (2) truth
hammer on a table in front of him.                        PASSAGE -II                    (3) truthful     (4) truly
 631. (1) sale                                 Fear and anxiety are (646) forms    659. (1) befriend (2) friendship
       (2) marketing                      of will. If you (647) to do Yoga, you          (3) friend       (4) friendly
                                          must (648) fear. Fear is always a feel-
       (3) promotion                                                               660. (1) fear          (2) afraid
                                          ing to be (649) because what you fear
       (4) viewing                        is just the thing that is (650) to come        (3) fright       (4) fret
 632. (1) authoritative                   to you. Fear (651) the object of fear.   661. (1) opinion       (2) concern
       (2) allowed      (3) authentic     Unhappiness (652) the strength.                (3) dominion (4) suggestion
       (4) approved                       This truth is the (653) for your trans-  662. (1) approval (2) approve
 633. (1) bid           (2) buy           formation. The world will not change           (3) appear       (4) disapproval
                                          (654) but it will go forward as rapidly
       (3) get          (4) bargain                                                663. (1) support       (2) supportive
                                          as it (655) can.
 634. (1) smartest                                                                       (3) suppress (4) provide
                                          646. (1) unique         (2) perverse
       (2) highest                                                                 664. (1) jeopardize
                                                 (3) different    (4) accepted
       (3) biggest      (4) strongest                                                    (2) jealousy
                                          647. (1) dare           (2) wish
 635. (1) bangs         (2) thrashes                                                     (3) humility
                                                 (3) want         (4) need
       (3) smashes      (4) hits                                                         (4) open-mindedness
                                          648. (1) shrug off      (2) throw away
     Directions (636-655) : In the fol-                                            665. (1) friendship (2) friendly
                                                 (3) be aware of (4) get rid of
lowing questions, in the following two                                                   (3) befriend (4) courtship
                                          649. (1) rejected       (2) argued
passages, some of the words have
                                                 (3) denied       (4) refused                   PASSAGE - II
been left out. Read the passages care-
fully and choose the correct answer       650. (1) probably       (2) likely             Whenever I (666) at the moon,
to each question out of the four alter-          (3) easily       (4) possibly    my heart (667) with pleasure. I wish I
natives and fill in the blanks.                                                   had (668) to fly up to the moon. I know
                                          651. (1) avoids         (2) invites
                                                                                  if I could (669) to become an (670), I
        (SSC FCI Assistant Grade-III Main        (3) attracts     (4) activates
                       Exam. 07.04.2013)
                                                                                  would be able to go to the moon. Spe-
                                          652. (1) eliminates     (2) inactivates cial equipment and a (671) training are
               PASSAGE - I                       (3) suppresses (4) weakens       required to go to the moon. I would
     My parents (636) to Canada in        653. (1) key            (2) remedy      have to wear a special (672) along with
1990 in order to escape the (637) of
                                                 (3) reason       (4) answer      a gas-mask for (673). My space shut-
the Chinese Government and to build
                                          654. (1) shortly        (2) at once     tle would be equipped with (674) cam-
a better (638) in Canada. After listen-
                                                 (3) at a stretch (4) readily     eras and other scientific (675).
ing to their stories of (639) and frus-
trations, I realized how (640) I was to   655. (1) eventually     (2) largely      666. (1) looked        (2) saw
be living in the country, now called             (3) possibly     (4) probably           (3) viewed       (4) gaze
(641). When the day came to (642)                 Directions (656-680) : In the    667. (1) fills         (2) filled
my homeland, I felt uncertain and         following passages some of the words           (3) field        (4) feels
(643). There were many (644) racing       have been left out. Read the passages    668. (1) hands         (2) wings
through my (645).                         carefully and choose the correct an-           (3) legs         (4) feelers.
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