IBPS RRB Recruitment Exam 2019: Prepare with These 5 Questions of English's Cloze Test
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Cloze Test is an extremely important topic that is studied under the English Language Section in the IBPS RRB Recruitment Exam 2019.

The English Language Section alone carries a total of 30 questions for 30 Marks.

Cloze Test is a most important section of English Language and it comes in almost every Pre or Mains exams of IBPS PO, IBPS CLERK, SBI PO, SBI CLERK, SSC CGL, Insurance etc. Here are sample questions on English Cloze Test that will act as a revision for the IBPS RRB Exam.

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Directions – The Paragraph has blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the set of words for each blank that best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

Yes, startups fail. Large corporations fail, everywhere in the world. It seems we are so _____ (transfixed) with the hugely successful consumer Internet companies across the world that we have forgotten the ten others that failed — that had mostly the same user proposition and business model as the one that is worth hundreds of billions of dollars today. In the US, the dotcom bust of 2000 served as an education in business models, rational valuations and a _____ (resolution) against irrationality in the future. The 2000s then resulted in the growth of hugely successful Internet businesses such as Amazon, Google and Facebook that are today standard-bearers of the consumer Internet economy globally. But it is not as if there aren’t mistakes made in India. The most glaring one seems to be the belief that no ______ (industry) in India is ‘winner-takes-all’ and that the online consumer market is deep and broad enough to _____ (include) not one or two but many startups with the same value proposition. The biggest proponents of this _____ (thesis) are some of the venture capital (VC) funds that invest and mentor these startups.

Ques 1.

A. engrossed
B. attached
C. indulged
D. obsessed
E. No correction required

Answer: D

Solution: “Obsessed” means “to be too interested in something”. Hence, option D is the correct answer.

Ques 2.

A. protest
B. wave
C. check
D. verifier
E. No correction required

Answer: C

Solution: “Check” means “an examination to test or ascertain accuracy, quality, or satisfactory condition.” Hence, option C is the correct answer.

Ques 3.

A. component
B. industry
C. sector
D. segment
E. No correction required

Answer: D

Solution: “Segment” means “each of the parts into which something is or may be divided”.

Ques 4.

A. maintain
B. sustain
C. withstand
D. absorb
E. No correction required

Answer: B

Solution: “Sustain” means “to provide what is needed for (something or someone) to exist, continue, etc.” Hence, option “D” is the correct answer.

Ques 5.

A. phenomenon
B. hypothesis
C. proposal
D. premise
E. No correction required

Answer: E

Solution: “Thesis” means “ a proposition stated or put forward for consideration, especially one to be discussed and proved or to be maintained against objections”