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Practice Questions on Cloze Test For SLAT

The Cloze test is important for all kind of entrance exams. It may be asked as a direct question of as a part of passage-based reading comprehension questions.  Answer the Questions given below to check your knowledge on the cloze test for SLAT.

Cloze test is the test where the student is expected to understand the context of the sentence or the passage and choose the correct word from the vocabulary to fit in. In other words, it is about filling in the best-suited word/ phrase in the deleted part of the sentence. It is a two-way test that doesn’t just check the vocabulary but also the grammar. You just have to make sure that the tone and essence of the sentence don’t change and the sentence is easy to read.

Passage 1

Large — (1) —- of north India and the National Capital Region, in particular, record a marked deterioration in air quality with the onset of winter.  State governments have tried different ways to counter this deterioration, including through regulatory diktats. So far, durable success has not been achieved. The Centre informed the Supreme Court on Monday that it will soon —-(2)— an ordinance to establish a statutory body to oversee efforts to check air pollution in the NCR. All the scientific studies of air pollution in the NCR have shown that the — (3) — is on account of a handful of factors. Three important contributors to poor air quality are the burning of paddy stubble in the NCR and surrounding regions, dust and density of — (4) — traffic. So far, regulatory efforts and stringent laws have failed to noticeably impact these factors. That is primarily because the underlying causes are economic. Stubble burning and vehicular density need economic solutions rather than heavy-handed regulation. Investing in better public transport infrastructure and giving farmers an — (5) — incentive to avoid burning stubble will provide more durable solutions.

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Questions
  1. The best-suited word for (1) is
  • Swathe
  • Sky
  • Air
  • Either (b) or (c)
  1. The best-suited word for (2) is
  • Stop
  • Restrict
  • Promulgate
  • Propose
  1. The best-suited word for (3) is
  • Improvement
  • Deterioration
  • Tension
  • Strain
  1. The best-suited word for (4) is
  • Air
  • Urban
  • Petrol based
  • Vehicular
  1. The best-suited word for (5) is
  • Economic
  • Social
  • Political
  • None of these

Passage 2

Changes in law after the Nirbhaya case included notifying stalking as a criminal offence, with repeat offences being non-bailable and punishable by five years —(1)—. But a — (2) — justice system, insensitive subcultures of police and the social stigmatisation of victims mean that seeking the law’s protection remains rare. More often the woman will change her routine in various ways, sometimes too traumatised to keep going to school or work. In Nikita’s case, a 2018 complaint against Touseef was withdrawn, reportedly under pressure from his politically powerful family. In countless other cases, maleness — (3) — sufficient impunity in and of itself. Obviously, the policing of stalkers must improve. But a host of other institutions from schools to families also need to do a much better job of socialising — (4) — relations. Today, dominant notions of romance — (5) — of male entitlement. While modernity is making men and women engage on technically equal terms on the outside, that transition needs to happen on the — (6) — plane as well. This needs open conversations about what relationships mean, what love means. It’s not coercion. It’s — (7) —.

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Questions
  1. The best-suited word for (1) is
  • Jail
  • Imprisonment
  • Custody
  • Free movement
  1. The best-suited word for (2) is
  • Sane
  • Balanced
  • Lucid
  • Kafkaesque
  1. The best-suited word for (3) is
  • Evicts
  • Bestows
  • Lends
  • None of these
  1. The best-suited word for (4) is
  • Gender
  • Social
  • Caste
  • Communal
  1. The best-suited word for (5) is
  • Reek
  • Absence of
  • Presence of
  • Taste
  1. The best-suited word for (6) is
  • Mental
  • Physical
  • Financial
  • None of the above
  1. The best-suited word for (7) is
  • Choice
  • Mistake
  • Misrepresentation
  • Problem

Answers

Passage 1

  1. (a)
  2. (c)
  3. (b)
  4. (d)
  5. (a)

Passage 2

  1. (b)
  2. (d)
  3. (b)
  4. (a)
  5. (a)
  6. (a)
  7. (a)

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