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English Questions: Cloze Test Set – 80

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The late English novelist Arnold Bennett rightly said, “Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts.”
Humans are evolutionarily (1) to resist change because of the risk associated with it. This perhaps is the contention of majority of stakeholders in the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) too. Now, these officials get (2) every time they hear the word — retrospective!
The 2016-17 domestic season for the first time in many years is extremely (3) . Apart from organising 900 odd matches, there are 13 Test matches this season. Though the majority of sports lovers appreciate the order of the Supreme Court based on the Justice Lodha Commission report, the (4) of this ‘  retrospective effect’ is a total wipe-out of all experienced administrators from the BCCI at such a crucial time.Without any transition period, the Indian cricket is most likely to be in a mess! As the domestic season has already (5) , organisation and implementation of these matches is a mammoth task. The modern technology can only help qualified professionals to put a system in place. But, the ground reality in organising around 900 matches of different formats with the speedy (6) of manpower and machinery requires experience.
It is unlikely for any professional to complete the task unless he has handled it earlier. In a vast country like ours, execution of plan is of extreme importance.Having been the CEO of one of the historical associations of the country, I am aware of the (7) of tasks involved in organising State and international matches. As the associations hold lands on lease from the government, obtaining (8) from various departments for organising matches is a huge task. Without the support of the ruling political party in the State, it is next to impossible.
There have been instances when the government agencies have even stooped low to (9) the host. They sabotage and do not provide basic amenities like water and electric supply to the association hosting an international match. The (10) is further heightened when these foreign players describe their experience and pen it down in their autobiographies!

  1. 1) predisposed
    2) disagreeing
    3) disinclined
    4) unprepared
    5) unwilling
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation : predisposed 

  2. 1) peaceful
    2) tumultuous
    3) calm
    4) peevish
    5) orderly
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation : tumultuous 

  3. 1)  gargantuan
    2) ostensibly
    3) restraint
    4) congested
    5) manifestations
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation : congested

  4. 1) indictment
    2) resentment
    3) indictment
    4) gauge
    5) downside
    Answer – 5)
    Explanation : downside 

  5. 1) materialize
    2) insidious
    3) commenced
    4) imbibe
    5) feting
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation : commenced

  6. 1) reinforced
    2) feting
    3) plausible
    4) chore
    5) mobilisation
    Answer – 5)
    Explanation : mobilisation 

  7. 1)  riddance
    2) magnitude
    3) consequences
    4) shelved
    5) mired
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation : magnitude 

  8. 1)adequate
    2) consent
    3) assent
    4) inclined
    5) abrogate
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation : consent

  9. 1)  tranquillity
    2) indictment
    3) atrocious
    4) embarrass
    5) delineate
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation : embarrass

  10. 1)  encompass
    2) embarrassment
    3) colluding
    4) foreseeable
    5) scot
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation : embarrassment