Thursday, 14 April 2016

English Cloze Test for SBI Clerk 2016

Directions (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 meaningfully:

       Greenhouse gases are only (1) of the story when it comes to global warming. Changes to one part of the climate system can (2) additional changes to the way the planet absorbs or reflects energy. These secondary changes are (3) climate feed backs, and they could more than double the amount of warming caused by carbon dioxide alone. The primary feedbacks are (4) to snow and ice, water vapour, clouds, and the carbon cycle.
      Perhaps the most well (5) feedback comes from melting snow and ice in the Northern Hemisphere. Warming temperatures are already (6) a growing percentage of Arctic sea ice, exposing dark ocean water during the (7) sunlight of summer. Snow cover on land is also (8) in many areas. In the (9) of snow and ice, these areas go from having bright, sunlight-reflecting surfaces that cool the planet to having dark, sunlight-absorbing surfaces that (10) more energy into the Earth system and cause more warming.

1.
(1) whole  
(2) part        
(3) material  
(4) issue    
(5) most

2.
(1) Raise  
(2) brings       
(3) refer       
(4) stop  
(5) cause

3.
(1) Sensed  
(2) called       
(3) nothing  
(4) but  
(5) term

4.
(1) Due  
(2)  results       
(3) reason  
(4) those        
(5) because

5.
(1) Done  
(2) known       
(3) ruled        
(4) bestowed  
(5) said

6.
(1) Mastering 
(2) sending       
(3) melting  
(4) calming  
(5) increasing

7.
(1) Make – shift 
(2) ceasing       
(3) troubled  
(4) perpetual 
(5) absent

8.
(1) Dwindling 
(2) manufactured
(3) descending 
(4) generating  
(5) supplied

9.
(1) Progress       
(2) reduced  
(3) existence  
(4) midst  
(5) absence

10.
(1) Repel  
(2) waft        
(3) monitor  
(4) bring  
(5) access

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



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