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Cloze Test for 29 November

Published on Saturday, November 29, 2014
Cloze test for today :-

Directions (Q. 1-10): In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningful.

Since Independence, India has followed the (1) of planned economic development. Initially, the basic objective of Indian fiscal policy was to (2) acceleration in the growth rate with social justice. (3) this objective, the fiscal policy had a significant impact on the overall growth rate of the economy during the period of (4) economic development. (5), the overall growth rate of the economy was not up to the (6) and the results on m any fronts did not meet with the (7). Some countries, in a similar situation, attained a very high rate of growth during the same period, leaving India way (8) on the path of development. Due to the (9) growth rate and the adverse balance of payment, financial stability was on the (10) of collapse prior to the adoption of the structural adjustment programme in 1991.

1.  a) direction      b) path      c) routine
    d) track             e) line

2. a) established    b) protect c) secure
    d) ensure           e) effect

3. a) Given            b) As per  c) Now
    d) For                e) Contrary to

4. a) outlined         b) prepared   c) planned
    d) programmed  e) strategic

5. a) Despite          b) However   c) Though
    d) Anyhow        e) Nonetheless

6. a) record            b) date            c) level
    d) point              e) mark

7. a) expectation    b) impression c) presumption
    d) forecast          e) fact

8. a) thereon           b) below        c) after
    d) behind            e) back

9. a) lethargic         b) lively         c) sluggish
    d) heavy             e) averse

10. a) border          b) point           c) threshold
      d) centre          e) brink


1. Option B

2. Option D

3. Option A

4. Option C

5. Option B

6. Option E

7. Option A

8. Option D

9. Option C

10. Option E
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