CLOZE TEST
after travelling in (802) lands. But if   816. (1)   utilised      (2) meant        827. (1)    which       (2) how
such an (803) person does exist, take            (3) used          (4) painted             (3)  why         (4) when
careful note of his career; and you will  817. (1)   revelation    (2) exposition   828. (1)    stronger    (2) heavier
find (804) he will never (805) poets to
                                                 (3) presentation (4) depiction            (3)  warmer      (4) colder
celebrate him in deathless song. He
                                          818. (1)   coarse        (2) bad          829. (1)    in          (2) at
(806) be a man of (807) rank, of no-
ble family and of (808) beyond the               (3) cruel         (4) uncouth             (3)  into        (4) through
dream of avarice; but these great (809)   819. (1)   connotative (2) explanatory    830. (1)    has         (2) was
will not save him from being forgot-             (3) expository    (4) meaningful          (3)  were        (4) is
ten. In spite of them all, he will win no 820. (1)   exposed       (2) showed       831. (1)    hiding      (2) shining
(810) during his life time.                      (3) reflected     (4) transmitted         (3)  sunny       (4) shines
801. (1) kindness       (2) love                         PASSAGE III
                                                                                    832. (1) rain           (2) rains
       (3) hatred       (4) pity                (Question Nos. 821 to 825)
802. (1) foreign        (2) abroad                                                         (3)  raining     (4) rained
                                                Then think of other conveniences
       (3) overseas     (4) fine          the city has to offer; the (821) buses    833. (1)    cooler      (2) cooled
803. (1) unmerciful                       to take you from place to place; the             (3)  chilled     (4) chill
       (2) unsympathetic                  bath-rooms fitted with gleaming (822)     834. (1)    falls       (2) fell
       (3) unnatural                      fittings; the shops and super markets            (3)  fallen      (4) falling
       (4) unpatriotic                    where you can buy all your (823) de-      835. (1) their          (2) there
804. (1) if             (2) whether       sires and so many other things impos-            (3) all          (4) total
                                          sible to list. When you live in the coun-        Directions (836–845) : In the
       (3) that         (4) since
                                          try long enough you are bound to miss     following passage, there are blanks
805. (1) encourage      (2) bribe         all these (824) of (825) life.
       (3) inspire      (4) kindle                                                  each of which has been numbered.
                                          821. (1) rickety                          Against each, four words are suggest-
806. (1) may            (2) can
                                                 (2) vintage                        ed. Find out the appropriate word in
       (3) should       (4) will
                                                 (3) comfortable                    each case.
807. (1) classic        (2) high
                                                 (4) uncomfortable                     (SSC CGL Tier-II Exam, 25.10.2015, TF
       (3) first        (4) smart                                                                                No. 2148789)
                                          822. (1) pantry          (2) ceramic
808. (1) riches         (2) clothes                                                        Every month, scientists (i) new
                                                 (3) sanitary      (4) plastic
       (3) eatables     (4) furniture                                               gadgets and new ways to make tech-
809. (1) benefits       (2) donations     823. (1) mind’s          (2) heart’s
                                                                                    nology faster and better. Our homes
       (3) concessions                           (3) emotion’s     (4) pocket’s     are full of hardware (such as DVD play-
       (4) advantages                     824. (1) goods           (2) amenities    ers and computers) (ii) and (such as
810. (1) position       (2) job                  (3) perks         (4) points       computer games and MP3s) (iii) sug-
       (3) fame         (4) happiness     825. (1) Victorian       (2) modern       gests, however, that it is the young
                                                 (3) ancient       (4) rural        people who are best able to deal with
                PASSAGE II
                                                                                    this change. Whereas teenagers have
      (Question Nos. 811 to 820)                 Directions (826–835) : In the      no problem (iv) a DVD player, their
      Colour is (811) the soul of paint-  following questions, in the following     parents and grandparents often find
ing. Vishnudharamottara mentions          passage some of the words have been       using new technology (v) and differ-
four (812) colours, namely, white,        left out. Read the passage carefully and  ent. But if you’re a teenager who crit-
black, blue and orange; (813) five ba-    choose the correct answer to each         icizes your parents for their (vi) of tech-
sic colours are (814) by other author-    question out of the four alternatives     nological awareness, don’t be too hard
ities. According to Bharata’s Natyasas-   and fill in the blanks.                   on them ! Sometime (vii) the future,
tra colour (815) realness. Specific co-               (SSC CHSL (10+2) DEO & LDC    when you’ve got children of your own,
lours are (816) for particular castes              Exam. 16.11.2014, IInd Sitting   your (viii) to deal with new technolo-
or classes of people or for the (817) of                          TF No. 545 QP 6)  gy will probably (ix) and your children
(818) characters. Colour is descrip-             In Britain, the (826) is very var- will feel more (x) with new technology
tive as well as (819). Human temper-      ied. People never know (827) it will      than you do.
ament is (820) by colour.                 be like the next day. The summer is       836. (vi) = ?
811. (1) valued as      (2) truly         (828) than the winter but even (829)             (1) lack         (2) effect
       (3) considered (4) really          summer the average temperature (830)
                                                                                           (3) amount       (4) storage
812. (1) basic          (2) important     only 16°C. Sometimes the sun keeps
                                                                                    837. (v) = ?
       (3) ground       (4) significant   (831) but at other times the sky is
                                          covered with clouds and it starts (832).         (1) complicated
813. (1) only           (2) while                                                          (2) automatic
                                          In winter it is sometimes terribly
       (3) yet          (4) when                                                           (3) unique
                                          (833), especially in the north to the
814. (1) pointed        (2) accepted      country. The temperature (834) below             (4) sudden
       (3) acceptable (4) mentioned       0°C and (835) is often snow and ice.      838. (ix) = ?
815. (1) means          (2) shows         826. (1) whether        (2) weather              (1) decrease (2) please
       (3) symbolises (4) represents             (3) atmosphere (4) climate                (3) able         (4) easy
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