New Pattern Cloze Test Part- 6

New Pattern Cloze Test  Part- 6

  • Last week’s arguments before a nine-judge constitutional bench of the Supreme Court, which is at long last deciding whether Indian citizens have a fundamental right to privacy, have (1) two realities clearly. First, the judges see the (2) importance of any decision to create such a fundamental right. Second, they would like to know just what the outlines of this right should be.
  • Privacy is, as Brandeis and Warren said in 1894, “the right most valued by civilized men”, “the right to be left alone”. But in our age, the age of the internet, the right to be left alone includes also the right not to be put out there or exposed (3). Forced disclosure of the information that comprises our identities, in the age of biometric identification, social profiles, and cashless economic transactions, damages an essential (4) of all personal liberties. Whether the individual’s information is used on its own, or is analysed, (5), or linked in the “social graph” to that of other related persons, forced disclosure of personal information in today’s society creates power in the state which receives that information.
  • Most of the constitutional right of privacy cases in the era of the internet will not involve forced revelations. The cases which will matter most, should the court decide in favour of the fundamental right, will be where the government (6) a form of disclosure that, like limitations on physical movement, (7) the “ability to be oneself”.
  • In these cases, the court would find that the fundamental right to privacy is (8) when forced disclosures of personal information to government (9) with the workout of any of the liberties the Article 19 safeguards, when you cannot actually have your independence of movement, or of expression, for example, because you are compelled to give information that empowers government to (10) or deny your rights. 

Question 1. 

1) instigate
2) detest
3) established
4) destroyed
5) suspended

Question 2. 

1) anticipate
2) profound
3) curtail
4) offense
5) dwell

Question 3.

1) adroitly
2) applicability
3) insanely
4) confederate
5) involuntarily

Question 4.

1) connoisseur
2) assert
3) component
4) standoffish
5) brook

Question 5.

1) profiled
2) reverberate
3) divulge
4) unconventional
5) predilection

Question 6.

1) sacrilegious
2) affliction
3) brazen
4) imposes
5) exhilaration

Question 7.

1) inhibits
2) turbulent
3) Intrigue
4) swing
5) fatal

Question 8.

1) naive
2) apathetic
3) infringed
4) solicit
5) wanton

Question 9.

1) quirky
2) interfere
3) mordant
4) frisk
5) splash

Question 10.

1)  restrict
2) unequivocal
3) pretence
4) indifferent
5) restrict 


Ans. 1.

Option - 3)
Explanation: established – having existed or done something for a long time and therefore recognized and generally accepted.

Ans. 2.

Option - 2)
Explanation: profound – (of a state, quality, or emotion) very great or intense.

Ans. 3.

Option - 5)
Explanation: involuntarily – without will or conscious control.

Ans. 4.

Option - 3)
Explanation: component – a part or element of a larger whole, especially a part of a machine or vehicle.

Ans. 5.

Option - 1)
Explanation: profiled – describe (a person or organization) in a short article

Ans. 6.

Option - 4)
Explanation: imposes – force (an unwelcome decision or ruling) on someone.

Ans. 7.

Option - 1)
Explanation: inhibits – hinder, restrain, or prevent (an action or process).

Ans. 8.

Option - 3)
Explanation: infringed – actively break the terms of (a law, agreement, etc.)

Ans. 9.

Option - 2)
Explanation: interfere – prevent (a process or activity) from continuing or being carried out properly. 

Ans. 10.

Option - 5)
Explanation: restrict – put a limit on; keep under control.

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