Cloze Test Preparation Vol-29 | Hamaraguru

Cloze Test Preparation Vol-29 | Hamaraguru

Direction (292-301): 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

A mobile phone is no (292) a simple device to make calls. It has (293) the hub for all your activities, from e-mailing and browsing to paying bills and transferring money. Banks may have been first to (294) their feet into this technological pool, but telecom companies have (295) to catch up. The RBI’s step to remove the 50,000 cap that it had (296) earlier on daily mobile transactions has also provided  the much needed (297) to mobile banking. Mobile banking (298) you to conduct financial transactions on your phone just as you would at a bank branch or through Net banking. Banks are now evolving this facility as they launch an innovative product. For (299), a Bank’s cash-to-mobile service (300) customers to transfer money to anybody, including those who do not have a bank account. A bank customer can download the bank’s application on his phone and then put in the phone number of the person to whom he wants to send money, along with the transaction amount. The bank will send a message to the remitter and the beneficiary along with different PINs to each. The remitter will have to message his PIN to the beneficiary, who can then use both PINs and his mobile number to withdraw cash from the respective Bank ATM. The service is (301), but operator charges will apply. Also, the sender will need a Java-enable handset.

292. a) longer        b) much            c) anymore        d) doubt        e) sooner
293. a) become        b) been            c) changed        d) made            e) transformed
294. a) dip        b) stand        c) wash            d) touch        e) pick
295. a) try        b) not            c) begun        d) made            e) soon
296. a) sanctioned    b) festered        c) imposed        d) cooked        e) built
297. a) breaking    b) fact            c) pushed        d) drop            e) boost
298. a) forces        b) places        c) remits        d) allows        e) makes
299. a) examples    b) instance        c) together        d) now            e) today
300. a) permit        b) suggests        c) facilitated        d) attempts        e) enables
301. a) expensive    b) there        c) costly        d) free            e) inaccessible

Answer Key:
292.a    
293.a    
294.a    
295.c    
296.c    
297.e    
298.d    
299.b    
300.e
301.d