English Cloze Test New Pattern Quiz - 3

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New Pattern Cloze Test Quiz SBI IBPS PO 2017

Que. (1 - 10) : In the following passage, there are blanks each of which has been numbered. The numbers are printed below the passage and against each five words are suggested one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.
  • The 1)……… that a union minister from South India would make the cut for the BJP-NDA Vice Presidential candidate post began around the last weekend. However, most senior BJP leaders and ministers were tight-lipped about who is Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s choice for the post. Sources said M Venkaiah Naidu was sounded out only towards the end of last week though it was known in the corridors of power that his name was in the reckoning. BJP Chief Amit Shah called Naidu on Sunday evening to 2)……. that he is going to be the NDA candidate for the post of Vice President. Prime Minister Modi and Naidu met for a short while in Parliament House complex on Monday where the former 3).……. him. Naidu, known for being 4)………. on a host of issues and for his interesting one liners and alliterations, kept the matter to himself and his close circle. But the cat was out of the bag on Monday morning and even Opposition leaders like CPI(M)’s Sitaram Yechury congratulated Naidu when the polling for the Presidential elections was on. Known for his acronyms and quick wit in speeches the minister also has a book on his speeches coming out later part of this year. It is called Relentless mind, Tireless wings. Sources said Naidu has been chosen as the Prime Minister wanted somebody well versed in Parliamentary issues and has a good 5)……… with the opposition parties. As Parliamentary Affairs Minister, Naidu had built a good 6)……… with all parties, including the Congress. Naidu had even visited UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi’s residence to seek the opposition support to the Goods and Services Tax Bill. It was Naidu again who reached out to Gandhi on the Presidential election and Home Minister Rajnath Singh let him do the talking with the Congress chief when they visited her to know the opposition on the Presidential candidate. His 7)……… relations with the opposition parties would help him run the Rajya Sabha smoothly. This is 8)………. as the NDA is not likely to get a majority in the Upper House till 2019. Naidu would also be useful as an accessible advisor to Ram Nath Kovind as and when the new President needs to know about any issue or the precedents on certain political matters. After Ram Nath Kovind, a leader from North India was chosen for the post of President, it was 9)……….. that BJP would go for a South Indian leader for Vice President. Naidu, who belongs to the Khamma caste of Andhra Pradesh, would help BJP make 10)………. in the South, especially in AP, Telangana, and Tamil Nadu. He has also represented Karnataka in the Rajya Sabha.
Which of the options appropriately fits blank labels of the Cloze Test:

Q 1.
a) Chaos 
b) umbrage 
c) buzz 
d) discussion 
e) debate

Q 2. 
a) assist 
b) confirm 
c) suggest 
d) address 
e) not

Q 3.
a) approve 
b) condemn 
c) congratulated 
d) replied 
e) not 

Q 4.
a) vocal 
b) cacophony 
c) interesting 
d) excellent 
e) not

Q 5.
a) resonance 
b) composition 
c) stand 
d) equation 
e) not

Q 6.
a) rapport 
b) position
c) history 
d) compliant 
e) not

Q 7.
a) hostile 
b) cordial 
c) hoary 
d) antagonistic 
e) not

Q 8.
a) insignificant 
b) amicable 
c) feasible 
d) significant 
e) not

Q 9.
a) expected 
b) suggested 
c) arranged 
d) probably 
e) not

Q 10.
a) inroads 
b) impact 
c) debut 
d) entry 
e) not

Answer of New Cloze Test Quiz 3

1. c    2. b    3. c    4. a    5. d    6. a    7. b    8. d    9. a    10. a