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English Language II Cloze Test & Error Spotting Quiz || 27.02.2020

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Question 1

Direction: In the following passage, there are blanks each of which has been numbered. These numbers correspond to the question numbers; against each question, five words have been suggested, one of which fills the blanks appropriately.

The (1) of cash and the rise in the prominence of electronic payments have made life so much simpler: no more rooting around in purses and wallets for slippery notes and clunky coins, no awkward change (2) out our pockets. These days, whether by card or app or phone, the once-grubby business of money changing hands is all so clean and neat and quick and easy.

The problem, though, is that it is also convenient for all the wrong people, for all the wrong reasons. And our blithe (3) towards becoming a cashless society is coming at a cost.
The assumption that everyone is confident with electronic payments is proving crass, elitist and dangerous. The closing of bank branches, the removal of ATMs, the (4) of services from physical buildings to (5) digital spaces: all are common facets of modern life, all are alienating in different ways, and all are viable only if cash is consigned to history.

Find the appropriate word in each case.

Question 2

Direction: In the following passage, there are blanks each of which has been numbered. These numbers correspond to the question numbers; against each question, five words have been suggested, one of which fills the blanks appropriately.

The (1) of cash and the rise in the prominence of electronic payments have made life so much simpler: no more rooting around in purses and wallets for slippery notes and clunky coins, no awkward change (2) out our pockets. These days, whether by card or app or phone, the once-grubby business of money changing hands is all so clean and neat and quick and easy.

The problem, though, is that it is also convenient for all the wrong people, for all the wrong reasons. And our blithe (3) towards becoming a cashless society is coming at a cost.
The assumption that everyone is confident with electronic payments is proving crass, elitist and dangerous. The closing of bank branches, the removal of ATMs, the (4) of services from physical buildings to (5) digital spaces: all are common facets of modern life, all are alienating in different ways, and all are viable only if cash is consigned to history.

Find the appropriate word in each case.

Question 3

Direction: In the following passage, there are blanks each of which has been numbered. These numbers correspond to the question numbers; against each question, five words have been suggested, one of which fills the blanks appropriately.

The (1) of cash and the rise in the prominence of electronic payments have made life so much simpler: no more rooting around in purses and wallets for slippery notes and clunky coins, no awkward change (2) out our pockets. These days, whether by card or app or phone, the once-grubby business of money changing hands is all so clean and neat and quick and easy.

The problem, though, is that it is also convenient for all the wrong people, for all the wrong reasons. And our blithe (3) towards becoming a cashless society is coming at a cost.
The assumption that everyone is confident with electronic payments is proving crass, elitist and dangerous. The closing of bank branches, the removal of ATMs, the (4) of services from physical buildings to (5) digital spaces: all are common facets of modern life, all are alienating in different ways, and all are viable only if cash is consigned to history.

Find the appropriate word in each case.

Question 4

Direction: In the following passage, there are blanks each of which has been numbered. These numbers correspond to the question numbers; against each question, five words have been suggested, one of which fills the blanks appropriately.

The (1) of cash and the rise in the prominence of electronic payments have made life so much simpler: no more rooting around in purses and wallets for slippery notes and clunky coins, no awkward change (2) out our pockets. These days, whether by card or app or phone, the once-grubby business of money changing hands is all so clean and neat and quick and easy.

The problem, though, is that it is also convenient for all the wrong people, for all the wrong reasons. And our blithe (3) towards becoming a cashless society is coming at a cost.
The assumption that everyone is confident with electronic payments is proving crass, elitist and dangerous. The closing of bank branches, the removal of ATMs, the (4) of services from physical buildings to (5) digital spaces: all are common facets of modern life, all are alienating in different ways, and all are viable only if cash is consigned to history.

Find the appropriate word in each case.

Question 5

Direction: In the following passage, there are blanks each of which has been numbered. These numbers correspond to the question numbers; against each question, five words have been suggested, one of which fills the blanks appropriately.

The (1) of cash and the rise in the prominence of electronic payments have made life so much simpler: no more rooting around in purses and wallets for slippery notes and clunky coins, no awkward change (2) out our pockets. These days, whether by card or app or phone, the once-grubby business of money changing hands is all so clean and neat and quick and easy.

The problem, though, is that it is also convenient for all the wrong people, for all the wrong reasons. And our blithe (3) towards becoming a cashless society is coming at a cost.
The assumption that everyone is confident with electronic payments is proving crass, elitist and dangerous. The closing of bank branches, the removal of ATMs, the (4) of services from physical buildings to (5) digital spaces: all are common facets of modern life, all are alienating in different ways, and all are viable only if cash is consigned to history.

Find the appropriate word in each case.

Question 6

Direction: Given below are three statements, of which some may be incorrect. Identify the correct statement(s).

I. Most of coral reef animals spend the early part of their lives as tiny larvae floating in the water.

II. Most coral reef animals spend the earliest part of their lives as tiny larvae floating in the water.

III. Most coral reef animals spend the early part of their lives as tiny larvae floating in the water.

Question 7

Direction: Given below are three statements, of which some may be incorrect. Identify the correct statement(s).

I. The primary catalyst driving nonhuman primate population decline is large-scale habitat loss.

II. The primary catalyst driving nonhuman primate population declining is large-scale habitat loss.

III. The primary catalyst that drives nonhuman primate population decline is large-scale habitat loss.

Question 8

Direction: Given below are three statements, of which some may be incorrect. Identify the correct statement(s).

I. India is home to arguably the world’s most diverse and oldest human civilisation.

II. India is home of arguably the world’s most diverse and oldest human civilisation.

III. India is home for arguably the world’s most diverse and oldest human civilisation.

Question 9

Direction: Given below are three statements, of which some may be incorrect. Identify the correct statement(s).

I. Chota Udaipur was a small princely state in Gujarat, ruled by the descendants of Prithviraj Chauhan.

II. Chota Udaipur is a small princely state in Gujarat, which used to be ruled by the descendants of Prithviraj Chauhan.

III. Chota Udaipur is a small princely state in Gujarat, which was once ruled by the descendants of Prithviraj Chauhan.

Question 10

Direction: Given below are three statements, of which some may be incorrect. Identify the correct statement(s).

I. The origins of Nataraja, and of the Hindu god Shiva himself, lies thousands of years ago.

II. The origins of Nataraja, and of the Hindu god Shiva himself, lie thousands of years ago.

III. The origin of Nataraja, and of the Hindu god Shiva himself, lie thousands of years ago.

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