Tuesday, 17 November 2015

IBPS Exam English Quest {Cloze Test} Quiz - 19

Directions : In the following passages there are blanks each of which has been numbered. These numbers are also printed below the passage and against each five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate words in each case.

Twenty years (1) now, nearly 60% of the world’s population will live in urban areas. The impact of urbanization might not all be positive on India as urban expansion is happening at a much (2) rate then infrastructure expansion. Sustainability issues need to be (3) so that economic development is not at the (4) a public health. Some urban services that ought to be in (5) in a city like water, electricity, transport etc. need special consideration. TERI has put together a detailed report that (6) sustainability in the provision of basic urban services in Indian cities. (7) public transport is a major reason for the proliferation of private vehicles on the road. Respiratory illness in children living in urban areas is on the (8) with more cases of Asthma being (9) because of pollution.  The future of cities of Indian dreams depends on (10) we can build better cities today.


  1. (1) till (2) since (3) from (4) after (5) on
  2. (1) faster (2) slower (3) changed (4) speed (5) quick
  3. (1) speculated (2) believed (3) imagined (4) considered (5) understand
  4. (1) payment (2) rate (3) costs (4) charge (5) expense
  5. (1) abundance (2) large (3) functional (4) vicinity (5) location
  6. (1) bring (2) emphasizes (3) speculates (4) postulates (5) requests
  7. (1) Good (2) Competent (3) Absence (4) Inadequate (5) Sufficient
  8. (1) multiplication (2) expansion (3) rise (4) inflation (5) grow
  9. (1) produced (2) develop (3) composed (4) resulted (5) reported
  10. (1) if (2) whether (3) unless (4) provided (5) weather


Answers
  1. (3) 2. (1)  3. (4)    4. (5)   5. (1)  6. (2)  7. (4)   8. (3)  9. (5)  10. (2)

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