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English Questions: Cloze Test Set 3

Hello Aspirants. Welcome to Online English Section in AffairsCloud.com. Here we are creating question sample in Fill in the Blanks, which is common for all the IBPS,SBI exam and other competitive exams. We have included Some questions that are repeatedly asked in bank exams !!!

Cloze test is a complex type of sentence completion test. Here you will be given a passage with a few blanks. It will be followed by multiple alternatives for each blank space. This is a complex type question because it evaluates the candidate’s vocabulary power and his ability to judge the overall meaning of the given passage.
Few Tips and Tricks for Cloze Test :
1.Go through the whole passage once so as to get a rough idea about the content and spirit of the passage.
2.Most of the passage will have logically related sentences. They will give you an idea about the appropriate word for the blank space.
3.If you can spot the answer, immediately make it. Otherwise,eliminate the improbable options one by one and come to the right answer.
4.Constant practice will help you to answer cloze test quickly and accurately.
5.Regular reading and interaction with English always helps students score full marks here. Practice the following exercises. Try to do them at maximum speed.
6.As you go on doing one passage after another, make sure that you take less time but score more marks.

Cloze Test:
Level : Easy
Ideal Score : 8/10

    Smile, they say, and soon there will be miles and miles of smiles. If we keep ____________A_______________ourselves and do not mix with others, we shall soon be left alone to ponder _______________B_______________the misfortunes of life. Nobody likes to come across a ______________C______________and self-centred person. People_________D_________gregarious and outgoing souls who are prepared to share their Joys and sorrows______________E______________if they have the capacity to laugh ___________F_________________ their problems and miseries. Laughter brings people ________________G________________whereas keeping to oneself distances people. It has _______________H_______________ been rightly said that laughter is the shortest distance between two persons. Once two persons ______________I______________ together, the circle of acquaintance and consequently friendship ______________J___________, thus making the world a happy place to live in.

    A.1) by
    (2) to
    (3) with
    (4) into
    (5) across

    2. to

    B.(1) over
    (2) on
    (3) at
    (4) upon
    (5) above

    1.over

    C.
    (1) sad
    (2) serious
    (3) glum
    (4) selfish
    (5) resent

    (3) glum

    D.
    (1) like
    (2) love
    (3) hate
    (4) dislike
    (5) resent

    (2) love

    E.
    (1) disappear
    (2) vanish
    (3) increase
    (4) fade out
    (5) develop

    (2) vanish

    F.
    (1) at
    (2) over
    (3) away
    (4) on
    (5) above

    (3) away

    G.
    (1) close
    (2) near
    (3) together
    (4) apart
    (5) different

    (3) together

    H.
    (1) hence
    (2) so
    (3) however
    (4) therefore
    (5) thus

    (4) therefore

    I.
    (1) get
    (2) come
    (3) sit
    (4) are
    (5) go

    (2) come

    J.
    (1) widens
    (2) broadens
    (3) increases
    (4) grows
    (5) narrows

    (4) grows