Bank PO|Specialist Officers Exam: English (Cloze Test) – Practice Set 1

Details of Question Set: English (Cloze Test) – Practice Set 1

Subject : English      Topic: Cloze Test

Useful for: PO and Officers/Specialist Officers level bank exams such as IBPS PO, SBI PO, IBPS Specialist Officers exam, IBPS RRBs Officers Exam, RBI Officers Exam. Moreover the Question Set is also useful for other exams- SSC CGL Exam (Tier-I), CSAT, MBA Entrance Exams, Officers level exam for Insurance sector etc.

Directions (Q.1-10): In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These 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 world’s climate has always changed and species have evolved accordingly to survive it. The surprising fact about the (1) between evolution and global warming (2) that it is not linear. (3) temperatures alone are not (4) of
evolution. Evolution is also the (5) of seasonal changes. As the environment (6) those species which don’t adapt (7) to exist . But the sheer (8) of manmade climate change today is (9). ‘Bad things are happening’ and by one (10) global warming could threaten up to one-third of the world’s species if left unchecked. In fact; a lot of the species which will be able to survive are the ones we consider pests like
insects and weeds.

  1. 1) difference        2) similarity      3) argument           4) relationship
    5) alliance
  1. 1) being               2) seems             3) mainly             4) besides
    5) is
  1. 1) However         2) Mounted       3) Rising                  4) Elevating
    5) Inclining
  1. 1) means             2) triggers          3) responses          4) threats
    5) stimulus
  1. 1) result              2) precursor       3) resistance          4) cause
    5) provocation
  1. 1) conserves      2) stifles              3) predicts             4) changes
    5) emerges
  1. 1) continue           2) halt              3) cease                 4) terminate
    5) discontinue
  1. 1) luck                   2) value           3) collapse              4) pace
    5) attention
  1. 1) threatened         2) pursued   3) unprecedented       4) record
    5) debated
  1. 1) forecast             2) chance      3) pattern                   4) occasion
    5) imagination
Answers
  1. 4   2. 5  3. 3   4. 2   5. 1   6. 4   7. 3   8. 4   9. 3   10. 1  
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