November 01, 2017

Cloze Test #5 - English for IBPS PO & Clerk, RBI Assistant exams

Cloze Test for English for IBPS PO , IBPS Clerk, SBI PO, SBI Clerk, IBPS RRB, RBI Grade B, RBI Assistant, SSC, LIC & UPSC exams

Cloze Test for English for IBPS PO & Clerk, RBI Assistant exams

In the given passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. Against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.


A man had lost his way in the forest one bitter winter’s night. As he was roaming about, a sage came up to him and ----(1)---- that he had lost his way. promised to give him lodging for the night and guide him out of the forest in the morning. As he went ----(2)---- to the sage’s house, the man brought both his hands to his mouth and kept blowing on them. “What do you do that for ?” asked the sage. “My hands are numb with the cold.” said the man. “and my breath ----(3)---- them.” After this they arrived at the sage’s home and soon the sage put a smoking dish of porridge ----(4)---- him. But when the man raised his spoon to his mouth he began blowing upon it. “And what do you do that for ?” asked the sage. “The porridge is too hot. and my breath will cool it.” “Out you go,” said the sage. “I will have everything to do with a man who can blow hot and cold with the same ----(5)----”

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  1.  
    1. said
    2. asked
    3. looking
    4. guessed
    5. finding

    1. along
    2. before
    3. together
    4. quickly
    5. immediately

    1. hot
    2. warms
    3. wets
    4. freezes
    5. stops

    1. forward
    2. at
    3. before
    4. to
    5. front

    1. time
    2. house
    3. hands
    4. breath
    5. frequency

Answers

  1. Asked
  2. Along
  3. Warms
  4. Before
  5. Breath

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