Cloze Test Questions for SSC CGL Tier-II 2017 Exam


Dear Students, English section of all SSC Exams is very challenging. You need to mug up all the grammar rules, vocabulary and practice a lot of mock tests to score maximum marks. Today, in this English quiz we are providing questions based on Cloze Test. Attempt this quiz, learn better and be prepared for the SSC CGL 2017 Exam.

Directions (1-5): In the following passages, some of the words have been left out. First read the passage over and try to understand what it is about. Then fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Mark your answer in the Answer-Sheet.

Several commentators have remarked that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s budget for 2017-18 lacks much __(1)__. But everything has to be viewed in __(2)__. This year’s Budget was presented at a time when there are several __(3)__ clouds hanging over the economy. We are still reeling __(4)__ the effects of demonetisation, which must have earned a prominent place in the record books as one of the biggest policy ____(5)___ disasters of all time. 

Q1. 
(a) Confidence
(b) Fizz 
(c) work 
(d) effort 

Q2. 
(a) place
(b) perspective 
(c) distance 
(d) mirror 

Q3. 
(a) white 
(b) storm 
(c) clean 
(d) black 

Q4. 
(a) to 
(b) off 
(c) of 
(d) from 

Q5. 
(a) produced 
(b) induced 
(c) related 
(d) after

Directions (6-10): In the following passages, some of the words have been left out. First read the passage over and try to understand what it is about. Then fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Mark your answer in the Answer-Sheet.

In 1996, Subramanian Swamy filed a criminal complaint under the Act, __(6)__ accumulation of vast wealth __(7)__ corrupt acts by the __(8)__ Chief Minister abetted by her close __(9)__. What is required under Section 13(1)(e) is for the prosecution to prove that the assets of the public servant are disproportionate to his or her known __(10)__ of income.  

Q6. 
(a) creating 
(b) alleging 
(c) demanding 
(d) alleged 

Q7. 
(a) with 
(b) of 
(c) through 
(d) to

Q8. 
(a) erstwhile 
(b) young 
(c) new 
(d) current 

Q9. 
(a) end 
(b) add 
(c) nemesis 
(d) aide

Q10. 
(a) reason 
(b) sources 
(c) places 
(d) ways

Directions (11-15): In the following passages, some of the words have been left out. First read the passage over and try to understand what it is about. Then fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Mark your answer in the Answer-Sheet.

The Indian Space Research Organisation boosted its reputation __(11)__ when it successfully launched a record 104 satellites in one mission from Sriharikota on Wednesday by __(12)__ on its workhorse Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle rocket. An earth observation Cartosat-2 series satellite and two __(13)__ nano satellites were the only Indian satellites launched: the __(14)__ were from the United States, Israel, the UAE, the Netherlands, Kazakhstan and Switzerland. __(15)__ the 101 foreign satellites launched, 96 were from the U.S. and one each from the other five countries.

Q11. 
(a) further 
(b) farther 
(c) ahead 
(d) more

Q12. 
(a) relaying 
(b) relying 
(c) depended 
(d) staying

Q13. 
(a) otherwise
(b) other 
(c) more 
(d) another

Q14. 
(a) back 
(b) last 
(c) remain 
(d) remaining 

Q15. 
(a) from 
(b) to 
(c) of 
(d) by







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