Cloze Test Preparation Vol-24 | Hamaraguru

Cloze Test Preparation Vol-24 | Hamaraguru


Direction (237-246): In the following passage there are blanks, each number is printed below the passage, and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case

Depending upon how humanity chooses to use it, Technology can enhance or (237) any aspect of life. The realm of interpersonal communication generally feels this impact first. Many times throughout history, humanity has changed its mode of communication as society itself has (238). As people began to spread out geographically,  verbal communication turned to write to make it more (239). Then, people invented ways of carrying both conversation and written communication between their communities to keep in (240) with one another as travel became simpler. With the advent of the telephone, people begin to wonder if picking up the receiver to call one another would eventually (241) out the forms of communication. So far, as families and friends have moved away from one another, the telephone, even its cellular form, has allowed humanity to (242) the necessary links among its members. Naturally, now that computers,  instant, and text messaging, and other forms of communication have found their way into the world, people not familiar with these Technologies wonder what they will do to the human race. Etiquette experts and those raised on writing Formal letters often (243) that email and text message Lingo will replace the language of pen and paper. This will not (244), and both methods of communication can survive to enhance humans enjoyment of one another's the company is the next generation learn how to (245) both. Each form of communication can service with its own rules as people learn which situations in life (246) for which level of formality and which of the people they spend time with can connect better with which type of language.
 
237. a) depressed    b) finish        c) problem        d) hinder        e) featured
238. a) evolved        b) destroyed        c) pledged        d) extinguished        e) waited
239. a) expensive    b) subjective        c) easier        d) loud            e) portable
240. a) lines        b) faith        c) distance        d) touch        e) check
241. a) pushed        b) cancel        c) shells        d) try            e) turn
242. a) maintain    b) teleport        c) cut            d) curb            e) regulation
243. a) dominate    b) elate        c) worry        d) says            e) mentioning
244. a) agree        b) happen        c) occurred        d) exist        e) possible
245. a) forms        b) prove        c) accomplish        d) study        e) example
246. a) take        b) require        c) jump            d) stands        e) call

Answer Key:
237.d    
238.a    
239.b    
240.d
241.e    
242.a    
243.c    
244.b    
245.c    
246.b