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Cloze Test & Reading Comprehension Quiz

Direction : In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has Capital Alphabets. Against each Alphabet, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.

Though much theory has (___A___) little is really known about the power that lies at the (___B___) of scientific discoveries. It is true that great scientists and discoverers (___C___) discovery by employing all the (___D___) of personality and by fusing feelings, reasons and (___E___) But, what is the (___F___) synthesis that joins and (___G___) these complex parts into scientific invention? A famous scientist of yesteryears had developed one of the (___H___) and still generally (___I___) answers to this question. Imaginative (___J___) he concludes, is a complex process in which the conscious and the unconscious thinking processes jointly operate.

 

Q1. A

(a)gathered

(b)amassed

(c)collected

(d)especially

 

Q2. B

(a)climax

(b)heart

(c)foot

(d)link

 

Q3. C

(a)respect

(b)treat

(c)like

(d)construct

 

Q4. D

(a)enlightenment

(b)control

(c)exposure

(d)variation

 

Q5. E

(a)intuitions

(b)invention

(c)formation

(d)ambition

 

Q6. F

(a)scientific

(b)miraculous

(c)generally

(d)reasoned

 

Q7. G

(a)ravage

(b)merges

(c)arranges

(d)deciphers

 

Q8. H

(a)most attractive

(b)simplest

(c)unswerving

(d)best

 

Q9. I

(a)suggested

(b)crucial

(c)satisfactory

(d)criticised

 

Q10. J

(a)prognosis

(b)talent

(c)content

(d)discoveries

 

DIRECTIONS : YOU HAVE ONE BRIEF PASSAGE WITH LIVE QUESTIONS. READ THE PASSAGE CAREFULLY AND CHOOSE THE BEST ANSWER TO EACH QUESTION OUT OF THE FOUR ALTERNATIVES.

The Prime Minister recommends the names of the persons for appointment as the members of the Council of Ministers by the President. He can recommend the name of any person for appointment as Minister. Of course he has to see the interests of his Ministry so that it works in a homogeneous manner. Any Minister who does not see eye to eye with the Prime Minister has to quit the Council of Ministers. The Prime Minister also advises the President on the allocation of portfolios to the members of his Council of Ministers. He can give any department to any Minister and thus keep a control over them. The Prime Minister can make any changes in the formation of his Ministry. He can shuffle his Ministry like a pack of cards as he likes. He can change the portfolios of his colleagues or reallocate the portfolios according to their performance. The Prime Minister presides over the meetings of the Cabinet. The President does not participate in these meetings. In the Cabinet all the important decisions are taken which are binding on all the Ministers.

 

Q11.  Homogeneous  in the passage means

(a)consisting of the same substance

(b)fragmented

(c)united

(d)working independently

 

Q12. The final control is in the hands of the

(a)Individual Minister

(b)Council of Ministers

(c)President

(d)Prime Minister

 

Q13.  Colleagues  in the passage refers to

(a)Ministers

(b)All the people working in the Prime Minister s office

(c)The Prime Minister s friends

(d)Co-workers

 

Q14. Who recommends the names of the persons for appointment as Ministers ?

(a)Prime Minister

(b)Speaker

(c)President

(d)Cabinet Secretary

 

Q15. What happens if the Prime Minister and the Minister have a disagreement ?

(a)The President dismisses the Government.

(b)The Cabinet resigns.

(c)The Prime Minister resigns.

(d)The Minister quits.

 

DIRECTIONS : YOU HAVE ONE BRIEF PASSAGE WITH LIVE QUESTIONS. READ THE PASSAGE CAREFULLY AND CHOOSE THE BEST ANSWER TO EACH QUESTION OUT OF THE FOUR ALTERNATIVES.

The Met office has revised its prediction following decent rain on Monday morning saying the cloud cover and light to moderate rain are likely to continue for at least the next 48 hours. The weatherman had earlier predicted that the rain would dry up In the city and its adjoining areas for a couple of days from the start of the week. The showers dragged down the day s maximum temperature four notches below normal to 3 degrees Celsius from Sunday s “We were expecting the rain the city had been receiving for the past couple of days to stop from Monday as there was no cyclonic circulation and the monsoon trough was moving away from the city. But the trough got stronger resulting in the rain ” said an official of the Adipose weather office. The trough is passing through Daltanganj in Jharkhand Bhagalpur in Bihar and the central part of Bengal. The monsoon trough now is not very close to Calcutta but it has gained in strength resulting in Monday morning s shower in the city ” the official said.

 

Q16. Why did the Met office revise its prediction ?

(a)As the clouds gained in strength.

(b)There was decent rain on Monday.

(c)There was no cyclonic circulation.

(d)The clouds passed away.

 

Q17. The rains would continue for the

(a)next two days at least.

(b)next four days.

(c)next eight hours.

(d)next month.

 

Q18. The monsoon trough is passing through

(a)North Bengal.

(b)Jharkhand.

(c)The southern part of Bengal.

(d)Alipore.

 

Q19. What is the role of the Met office ?

(a)To warn the city of an accident.

(b)To bring rain to the city.

(c)To stop rain.

(d)To predict rain.

 

Q20. Rain falls in the city when the monsoon trough gets

(a)weaker.

(b)stronger.

(c)moderate.

(d)lighter.

ANSWERS :

            1 b       2 d       3 c       4 a       5 d       6 a       7 b       8 d       9 c       10 b     11 c     12 c     13 a     14a      15 d             16 b     17 a     18 b     19 d     20

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