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CLOZE TEST FOR SBI PO/CLERK(May 12, 2016)

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CLOZE TEST FOR SBI PO/CLERK

Directions (Q. 1-15): 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 meaningful.
In 2012, 65 years after independence, one out of every four Indians remains illiterate. While considerable (1) has been made on (2) that almost every child enrols in school, only 40 per cent of those who are admitted to primary school make it to secondary school. Just 16 out of every 100 Indians make it to university. If these statistics do not (3) rapidly, India can expect a demographic (4) rather than a demographic (5). On evidence, no country has become an (6) superpower with such (7) indicators in education.
The first India Today Aspire Education Summit held in New Delhi on January 27 brought together policy officials, academic administrators, academics, school teachers and other interested stakeholders from both the private and public sector to debate the challenges that (8) education in India from primary school to university. The (9) of the challenge is two-fold: first, that to (10) the need to get more young Indians to enter and complete primary and secondary school and then to enter the complete university. Second is the (11) of quality. It isn’t enough to get them into educational institutions. It’s necessary to ensure that they have access to quality learning.
In his inaugural keynote address at the (12), Union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal was passionate about his efforts to (13) with equal (14) the twin challenges of quantity and quality. Said Sibal, “In developed countries, 40 out of 100 students reach university. In India, only 16 in 100 do. My aim is to double India’s (15) enrolment ratio by 2020.”
1. 1) prosperity
2) progress
3) loss
4) effect
5) impact
2. 1) ensuring
2) issue
3) fact
4) guarantee
5) matter
3. 1) profit
2) evolve
3) fructify
4) improve
5) move
4. 1) adversity
2) disaster
3) evil
4) accident
5) result
5. 1) portion
2) dividend
3) loss
4) benefit
5) division
6. 1) economic
2) universal
3) eminent
4) electronic
5) administrative
7. 1) sombre
2) dismal
3) doleful
4) peculiar
5) grave
8. 1) resistance
2) foster
3) face
4) give
5) confront
9. 1) apex
2) top
3) crux
4) key
5) value
10. 1) way
2) entry
3) access
4) excess
5) scarcity
11. 1) issue
2) progeny
3) discharge
4) debauch
5) point
12. 1) extremity
2) summit
3) top
4) committee
5) resolution
13. 1) approach
2) greet
3) solve
4) address
5) admire
14. 1) feeling
2) brilliance
3) violence
4) things
5) intensity
15. 1) sum
2) totality
3) gross
4) net
5) all

Answers 

  1. 2
  2. 1
  3. 4
  4. 2
  5. 2
  6. 1
  7. 2
  8. 5
  9. 3
  10. 3
  11. 1
  12. 2
  13. 4
  14. 5
  15. 3

 

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