English Language Quiz (Cloze test)- 11-February -2022

Safalta Experts Published by: Annu Chaudhary Updated Fri, 11 Feb 2022 02:10 PM IST

Directions (1-10) : In the following passage, 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 and indicate the correct alternative.

Man has been tampering..................................... (1)............................. the Ecosphere for a very..............(2)...................

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Source: English Quiz

(time and is forced to ...............(3)........................that the environmental resources are....................(4)............................. Environmental problems are.................(5)..................social problems. They begin with people as........................ (6).................. and end with people as victims. Unplanned use of resource ...........................(7).......................... resulted in the depletion of fossil fuels,............................. (8)............... of air and water, deforestation which has resulted in ....................(9) imbalance and draining away of national wealth .....................(10) .................... heavy expenditure on oil and power generation.

1. (a) to
(b) in
(c) with
(d) for

2. (a) short
(b) long
(c) small
(d) tall

3. (a) see
(b) look
(c) do
(d) recognise

4. (a) plenty
(b) scarce
(c) minute
(d) enough

5. (a) really
(b) coldly
(c) badly
(d) happily

6. (a) effect
(b) result
(c) cause
(d) wisdom

7. (a) have
(b) had
(c) being
(d) has

8. (a) revolution
(b) pollution
(c) resolution
(d) evolution

9. (a) ecological
(b) biological
(c) logical
(d) chronological

10. (a) by
(b) in
(c) out
(d) through.


Answers:
1. (c) with (Prep.)

2. (b) long (Adj.)

3. (a) see (Verb)

4. (b) scarce (Adj.) : available in small quantities

5. (a) really (Adv.)

6. (c) cause (Noun) : a reason

7. (d) has (Verb)

8. (b) pollution (Noun) : the process of making air, water, soil, etc, dirty

9. (a) ecological (Adj.) : connected with the relation of plants and living creatures to each other and to their environment

10. (d) through (Prep.)

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