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Cloze test and Double filler: Part 5

Published on Monday, October 10, 2016

Directions (Q.1–Q.5) : 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 meaningfully complete. 

The fear of getting (1) in a police investigation and being subjected to the rigours of legal procedure
often deters (2) from getting involved in the rescue of accident victims. The government’s decision to frame a ‘Good Samaritan law’ as part of an effort to encourage people to offer assistance without the fear of any criminal or civil (3), is a step in the right direction. The crux of the guidelines is that no savior rushing to the rescue of an accident victim should be forced to be a witness. Any (4) of personal information or offer to be a witness, in the event of the Good Samaritan also being an eyewitness to an accident, ought to be voluntary. Further, the examination of such a volunteer as a witness shall be done only on a single occasion and without harassment or intimidation. The court has reserved judgment on giving directions to the Union government and the States until a law is in (5). As the matter concerns the police, hospitals and road transport officials, besides the magistracy, it may be more effective if the State governments frame their own Acts.

1) embroiled
2) entangled
3) meshed
4) stroked
5) strolled

1) bystanders
2) standers
3) trespassers
4) passers
5) travellers

1) plausibility
2) normality
3) liability
4) ability
5) capability

1) enclosure
2) disclosure
3) seizure
4) ban
5) closure

1) universe
2) land
3) place
4) room
5) space

Directions (Q.6-Q.10): The sentence has two blanks. Choose the words that best fit the meaning of the sentence as a whole. 

Q6. Roads in rural India___________ built _________ millions of crores of rupees. 
1) are likely to be, with
2) are being, in
3) has been, with
4) have been, for
5) to be, within

Q7. ____ bad weather conditions in the final match, the batsman ____ the match alive. 
1) Despite, kept
2) Inspite of, was keeping
3) Besides, kept
4) Having, had kept
5) Beyond, managed

Q8. There is certainty ______ the corporation is coming with a preference ______ higher quality. 
1) that, for
2) like, of
3) for, in
4) to, for
5) in, to.

Q9. The Pharma industry in Asia ___ flourished __ the last three decades. 
1) have been ,in
2) has ,in
3) has been ,over
4) had ,past
5) None of these

Q10. Women from poor households ____ included ____ management group. 
1) have been ,from
2) are , in
3) has been , by
4) are , at
5) had been , from

Answer Key –

Answer 1. 1
Answer 2. 1
Answer 3. 3
Answer 4. 2
Answer 5. 3
Answer 6. 4
Answer 7. 1
Answer 8. 1
Answer 9. 2
Answer 10. 1
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