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SSC English Cloze Test (Part-11) : Pinnacle Online Coaching

SSC English Cloze Test (Part-11) : Pinnacle Coaching

SSC English Cloze Test : Pinnacle Coaching

Directions: (451-460) In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and choose the correct answer to each question out of the four alternatives.

Passage:

Petroleum is the name of the __451__ oil that comes from __452__ the ground and from the oil wells. From this crude oil, we get the various __453__ that drive ships, aircraft and many
other forms of land __454__. The quantities needed are __455__: so countries that have their own oil fields are __456__. The __457__ of oil in many parts of the Middle East has brought great __458__ to countries that were, fifty years ago, very __459__. Now a days without petroleum, commerce and industry are not __460__.

Q451.

(a) refined

(b) engine

(c) mineral

(d) cooking

Q452.

(a) in

(b) under

(c) over

(d) into

Q453.

(a) fuels

(b) liquids

(c) spirits

(d) gases

Q454.

(a) communication

(b) connection

(c) transport

(d) development

Q455.

(a) slight

(b) moderate

(c) minute

(d) immense

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Q456.

(a) wise

(b) fortunate

(c) good

(d) civilized

Q457.

(a) discovery

(b) invention

(c) preparation

(d) creation

Q458.

(a) fame

(b) strength

(c) wealth

(d) confidence

Q459.

(a) weak

(b) poor

(c) insignificant

(d) sick

Q460.

(a) possible

(b) fortunate

(c) successful

(d) reliable

Directions: (461-470) In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and choose the correct answer to each question out of the four alternatives.

Passage:

More than 7,000 people died within a matter of days when toxic gas leaked __461__ a chemical plant in Bhopal, India. The leak began late at night and __462__ for several hours unnoticed. Since then, __463__ to the toxins created by the leak has resulted in innumerable deaths. Many more are sick and __464__ to live normal lives. Despite trying to get __465__ for the disaster, the people have seen no real attempt to compensate them. The company involved, UCC, has publicly __466__ all responsibility for the leak. No one till date has been held __467__. Was it the __468__ of the machinery or simply human error? Many questions remain __469__. The investigation has been dealt with in a very __470__ manner.

Q461.

(a) in

(b) at

(c) of

(d) by

Q462.

(a) continued

(b) started

(c) proceeded

(d) went

Q463.

(a) experience

(b) introduction

(c) exposure

(d) acquaintance

Q464.

(a) struggling

(b) fighting

(c) grappling

(d) learning

Q465.

(a) finances

(b) compensation

(c) money

(d) payment

Q466.

(a) blocked

(b) refused

(c) forbidden

(d) denied

 Q467.

(a) guilty

(b) responsible

(c) accounting

(d) trustworthy

Q468.

(a) closure

(b) insolvency

(c) stopping

(d) failure

Q469.

(a) unattempted

(b) unapologetic

(c) unanswered

(d) unretumed

Q470.

(a) callous

(b) cruel

(c) hard

(d) thick skinned

Directions: (471-475) In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and choose the correct answer to each question out of the four alternatives.

Passage:

As well as I could make out, she had come for good, and had no intention of ever going again. She began __471__ help my mother __472__ morning, and was __473__ and out of __474__ store closet all __475__. putting things to right, and making havoc in the old arrangement.

Q471.

(a) to

(b) so

(c) of

(d) with

Q472.

(a) tomorrow

(b) next

(c) later

(d) soon

Q473.

(a) out

(b) off

(c) of

(d) in

Q474.

(a) the

(b) there

(c) then

(d) thus

Q475.

(a) days

(b) day

(c) thing

(d) things

[p.10] Directions: (476-485) In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and choose the correct answer to each question out of the four alternatives.

Passage:

A seminar is generally a form of __476__ interaction, either at an academy __477__ or a commercial or __478__ organisation. It has the function of __479__. Small groups for __480__ meetings, focusing each time on some __481__ subject, in which everyone present is __482__ to participate. This is often __483__ through an ongoing dialogue with a seminar __484__ or instructor. Normally participants must not be __485__ in the field under discussion.

Q476.

(a) academic

(b) social

(c) informal

(d) artificial

Q477.

(a) institution

(b) intermission

(c) intervention

(d) interference

Q478.

(a) provincial

(b) proverbial

(c) professional

(d) progressitive

Q479.

(a) bringing out

(b)  bringing together

(c) bringing among

(d)bringing off

Q480.

(a) recurring

(b) repeating

(c) reverting

(d) reforming

Q481.

(a) particular

(b) partial

(c) previous

(d) prevented

Q482.

(a)entrusted

(b) encouraged

(c) enlarged

(d) endured

Q483.

(a) accomplished

(b) acknowledged

(c) acquainted

(d) acquired

Q484.

(a) follower

(b) member

(c) leader

(d) associate

Q485.

(a) professional

(b) teacher

(c) starter

(d) beginners

Directions: (486-495) In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and choose the correct answer to each question out of the four alternatives.

Passage:

Happy is the man who __486__ the habit of reading when he is young. He has secured a life-long source of __487__ instruction and inspiration. So long as he has his beloved books he need __488__ feel lonely. He always has a pleasant __489__ of leisure moments. He is the __490__ of wealth more precious than gold. __491__ indeed is the man who does not read and __492__ is his life. __493__ gives the highest kind of pleasure. When we are __494__ it is a healthy recreation to lose __495__ in the company of books.

Q486.

(a) owns

(b) buys

(c) acquires

(d) takes

Q487.

(a) pleasure

(b) satisfaction

(c) sadness

(d) dejection

Q488.

(a) always

(b) ever

(c) sometimes

(d) never

Q489.

(a) source

(b) occupation

(c) possession

(d) relief

Q490.

(a) possessor

(b) loser

(c) master

(d) heir

Q491.

(a) rich

(b) lucky

(c) poor

(d) bad

Q492.

(a) full

(b) vacuum

(c) empty

(d) deep

Q493.

(a) writing

(b) speaking

(c) listening

(d) reading

Q494.

(a) weak

(b) fresh

(c) sick

(d) tired

Q495.

(a) himself

(b) ourselves

(c) yourselves

(d) themselves

Directions: (496-500) In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and choose the correct answer to each question out of the four alternatives.

Passage:

There 496 in the city of Ujjain a poor tailor __497__ Ramphal. As he was very poor, he __498__ to live and work in one little room with his wife and __499__ three small children. The children fought __500__ each other and made so much noise.
Q496.

(a) lived

(b) stayed

(c) inhabited

(d) existed

Q497.

(a) famous

(b) named

(c) known

(d) titled

Q498.

(a) wished

(b) liked

(c) had

(d) wanted

Q499.

(a) few

(b) a few

(c) their

(d) some

SSC English Cloze Test
Q500.

(a) to

(b) upon

(c) for

(d) with

 

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