IBPS Clerk 2015- Practice English Questions (Cloze test- 20 questions) Set-2

Dear IBPS Clerk 2015 Aspirants practice English questions set Cloze test- 20 questions for upcoming IBPS Clerk Exam. Try to solve these Cloze test and share time taken to solve these Cloze test and share your attempt.

English Questions- phrase replacement


In English section for IBPS Clerk 2015- Comprehension, Cloze test, Fill in the Blanks , rearrangement, spotting errors play important role in preliminary exam. In next post we will provide  Comprehension practice set.

Directions (Q. 1-10): In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningful.

In (1) of constitutional guarantees relating to equality of opportunity and various other guarantees of equality before the law, the social and economic (2) of women, especially of poor women in India, is well known. We are referring mainly to the poor rural women who have little or no assets and who (3) the bulk of the female population in rural areas. It is not as if only poor rural women get less wages or suffer from social (4) because they belong to a particular community. Even at higher levels of the socio-economic hierarchy among the well-to-do groups, women are not (5) to men. Among the economically (6) sections of society, women"; proper place is (7) to be the home. In rural areas, women of (8) status families, normally do not go out to work. In the (9) value system, there is a gradation of economic activities, which is (10) in the socio—economic status of the family.
Thus, if the women of the family do manual labour in the fields, it denotes low status. Women earning a living, or supplementing their family income through economic activities like stitching, garment-making, or some handicraft work, are also considered low because it clearly shows that their family is poor and they are forced to make ends meet. It is considered right a.r1d proper for a woman to cook, sew and take up activities like pickle-making for her own family. But, if she were to earn a wage through these same activities, it denotes poverty and also, often, low socio-economic status.

1.
1) Support
2) Spite
3) Contrast
4) Wake
5) View

2.
1) Condition
2) Prosperity
3) Progress
4) Deprivation
5) Value

3.
1) Constitute
2) Deploy
3) Measure
4) Define
5) Exploit

4.
1)Status
2) Service
3) Indifference
4) Ignorance
5) Discrimination

5.
1) Dedicated
2) Accountable
3) Equal
4) Responsible
5) Antagonistic

6.
1) Marginal
2) Significant
3) Well-off
4) Affordable
5) Dependable

7.
1) Entitled
2) Decided
3) Indicated
4) Debated
5) Considered

8.
1) Economic
2) Appropriate
3) Ample
4) Higher
5) Social

9.
1) Unequal
2) Prevailing
3) Appropriate
4) Commendable
5) Deplorable

10.
1) reflected
2) Exempted
3) Barred
4) Considered
5) Neglected

Directions (Q. 11-20): In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningful.

Once upon a time, a baby girl appeared in a Churchyard of the city. Nobody knew who was she. But she was beautiful and was a good singer also. Everybody was (11) to win her love. So she declared that she will not marry (12) man. She (13) to be a property of that city and to make all happy with her song. Days (14) away peacefully. She was named 'Yeshu' as she was (15) in a Churchyard. Suddenly A Prince, came to conquer the city. All the men who were living happily with the love of Yeshu, woke up and went to the war front. Yeshu was sad to see the sudden change. It revealed a hidden (16) in the minds of those men to her. When the war was going on, she was walking alone in the garden. One day, a stranger came to her. He was young and handsome. He demanded her to (17) for him. After so many days she also wished to sing. That young man lived with her for some time. At the time of his departure he asked her to come with him. But she told him that she can't come with him as it is against her (18) given to the men of the city. then that man (19) himself. He was Prince. She was surprised, but did not change her mind. She requested him to go back, if his love is true. After some days all men returned to the city. They called Prince a coward because he ran away from the war field. On the request of the People of her city, yeshu performed for them. But her mind was not present. Finally the day came, when all came to know that yeshu went to Church and became Nun. It was a (20) by her to save her soul from the sin, it attained by denying the true love of the prince.

1.
1) Embrace
2) Eager
3) Emulate
4) Fathomless
5) Haggard

2.
1) All
2) a
3) the
4) any
5) that

3.
1) agreed
2) amazed
3) distress
4) affable
5) appease

4.
1) pass
2) spent
3) expired
4) excerpt
5) went

5.
1) Innate
2) lied
3) found
4) appear
5) manifest

6.
1) malevolence
2) beast
3) Virulence
4) bestow
5) bliss

7.
1) perform
2) display
3) flash
4) precede
5) preen

8.
1) semblance
2) prodigal
3) words
4) exoneration
5) moral

9.
1) unfold
2) expose
3) open out
4) divulged
5) revealed

10.
1) stunt
2) deed
3) cause
4) ballgame
5) byplay

Answers
1. (2)
2. (3)
3. (1)
4. (5)
5. (2)
6. (1)
7. (5)
8. (2)
9. (4)
10. (3)
11.2
12.4
13.1
14.5
15.3
16.2
17.1
18.3
19.5

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