Wednesday, 11 April 2018

CBSE Class 10/11/12/NTSE/Entrance Exams - English - Cloze Test and Error Correction (#ntse)(#cbsenotes)(#eduvictors)

English - Cloze Test and Error Correction

CBSE Class 10/11/12/NTSE/Entrance Exams - English - Cloze Test and Error Correction (#ntse)(#cbsenotes)(#eduvictors)

(Questions 1 to 8) Read the following passage carefully and select the most suitable option from each list according to the corresponding number in the passage.

For Ananya, Mathematics was extremely(1) hard to understand. In order to keep her results high enough to succeed and to satisfy her parents, Ananya attempted a number of strategies(2). The answer(3) though(4) was simple. She had to work constantly and dilajentley(6) at applying the different formulas to a range of contexts. Often she was envious of(7) her peers to whom comprehension came easily. However, at the end of the year, it seemed her relentless work was rewarded(8) when her results put her amongst the leading scholars of her class.


Q 1. Which of these would be the best word to use to replace the word ‘extremely’ as it is used in the passage above?



1) vastly
2) mostly
3) especially
4) massively


Q.2 Which of these is closest in meaning to ‘strategies’ as used in the passage above?

1) rules
2) questions
3) approaches
4) instructions


Q 3. Which of the following could replace ‘answer’ as used in the passage above?

1) reply
2) puzzle
3) solution
4) explanation


Q 4. Which of the following could replace ‘though’ as used in the passage above?

1) yet
2) even so
3) however
4) all the same


Q 5. Which of the following is the correct way to spell ‘dilajentley’?

1) dilajently
2) diligently
3) dilejently
4) dilegently


Q 6. Which of these is closest in meaning to ‘contexts’ as used in the passage above?

1) ways
2) settings
3) numbers
4) situations


Q 7. Which of the following is closest in meaning to ‘was envious of’ as used in the passage
above?

1) was jealous of
2) was resentful of
3) was bitter towards
4) was hostile towards


Q 8. Which of the following is the opposite in meaning to ‘rewarded’ as used in the passage
above?
1) forfeited
2) punished
3) penalised
4) disadvantaged


Answers:
1: 4) massively
2: 3) approaches
3: 3) solution
4: 3) however
5: 2) diligently
6: 4) situations
7: 2) was resentful of
8: 2) punished

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