Cloze Test Exercise PDF with Answers

Cloze Test Exercise PDF with Answers, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for SSC CGL, CHSL, Bank competitive exams for free download. Pasage from Previous year paper for preparation of upcoming examinations.

Directions for questions : Read the passage carefully and choose the correct answer to each question out of the four alternatives and fill in the blanks.
How the domestication of animals began is not known. Perhaps, there were large number of animals in areas near water where men also were (i). Here man could observe the animals and study their habits, and this knowledge must have, (ii) him to tame them. It was again, easy for (iii) people to domesticate animals and feed them on the husks of the grain that were left after threshing. In any event, sheep and goats, pigs and cattle and later horses and asses were tamed and kept in pens. Man, thus, (iv) food from the soil and from animals. In the pens, the animals could be observed even more closely. Calves suckling milk must have given man the idea that he too could get food other than meat from cows and goats. This practice which combines agriculture with the raising of animals is known as (v) farming. Animals, however, were chiefly used to provide meat and milk, they were yet to be used as beasts of burden or to draw the plough.

(i) = ?
(a) amassed
(b) concentrated
(c) strengthened
(d) intensified
Explanation: concentrated
Hence, the correct option is (b).

(ii) = ?
(a) authorized
(b) enabled
(c) modified
(d) rendered
Explanation: enabled
Hence, the correct option is (b).

(iii) = ?
(a) business
(b) fanning
(c) rural
(d) agricultural
Explanation: agricultural
Hence, the correct option is (d).

(iv) = ?
(a) gained
(b) obtained
(c) attained
(d) achieved
Explanation: obtained
Hence, the correct option is (b).

(v) = ?
(a) joined
(b) blended
(c) united
(d) mixed
Explanation: mixed
Hence, the correct option is (d).

Cloze test exercise passage

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Name : Cloze Test Exercise
Previous year SSC Passage with answer
Medium : English
Number of pages : 56

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