Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Cloze test

Direction : in the given passage there are blanks each of which has been numbered . against each five words are suggested , one of which fits the blank appropriately . find out the appropriate word in each case .

A Strong economy would improve livelihoods and give hope for the future but the lack of reliable electricity in the country has contributed to holding back prosperity . over the past five years , GDP growth has averaged 3% , too ______( 1 ) to fight poverty and create jobs . Demand for power outstrips what the country can produce and ____( 2 ) . planned and unplanned electricity outages of 12 to 16 hours daily nationwide ____ ( 3 ) business , aggravate unemployment and spark angry protests . the country has ___( 4 )energy resources an estimated 186 billion tonnes of coal , over 100000 megawatts of hydro potential and wind potential of up to 346000 megawatts . but the technology and investment to ____ ( 5)  these resources are limited . An overreliance on imported fuel has exposed the country to high oil prices and there isn't enough money to keep the system a mix of private and state run enterprises running or to fix faulty infrastructure that leaks electricity . A resolution of power Crisis is thus very critical to survival of the country .  1.
A. Much
B. Low
C. Required
D. Minimal

2.
A. Represent
B. Sufficient
C. Adequate
D. Deliver

3.
A. Run
B. Effect
C. Plans
D. Hurt

4.
A. Ample
B. Fix
C. Worst
D. Frequent

5.
A.Waste
B. Solve
C. Exploit
D. Lack

Answer :
1. B
2. D
3. D
4. A
5. C










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