English Quiz for Bank Exams 2015 – Set 16 – Cloze Test

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In the following
passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are
printed below the passage and against each, four words/ phrases are suggested,
one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word/
phrase in each case and mark your answer
Ladakh is a tranquil and serene place with beautiful ___ (1) green
landscapes. It attracts many tourists from ____ (2) parts of the world.
Consequently, Ladakh is something of a test case of what good as well as ____ (3)
that can be brought by the travelers. Most of the travelers committed
themselves for the protection of self-sustaining traditional world that they
have discovered here. One of the first Europeans to settle in Leh, Helena
Norberg Hodge arrived in 1975. She set up an ecology center and a women’s
alliance and a number of other organizations which aim at preserving what ___ (4)
unique in Ladakh before it is gone. When Pico Iyer visited a women’s alliance,
he found its workers busy in constructing what ___ (5) be the first restaurant
here. The purpose of this restaurant is to serve and give life to the real and
traditional Ladakhi food. But he was told that it is a difficult task as local
____ (6) cost more than imported ones these days. The constructive and
protective ___ (7) of tourists like Norberg-Hodge are always worth remembered.
Another positive impact is signs flying from the lampposts of Leh stating, ‘Say
No to Polythene’. Use of plastic bags is also prohibited in town. Even in the
airport, the tourists ___ (8) with a sign instructing, ‘Mindful Tourism’ and
Pamphlets which imply avoid ____ (9) from multinational corporations as they
destroy local economies. Discussions are held regularly about developmental
activities like tourism in the woman’s alliance. Thus, most of the tourists who
visited Ladakh played an ____ (10) role to protect Ladakh’s culture and
heritage besides bringing awareness to Ladakh people to improve their economy.
1. (a) fresh (b) luxurious (c) lush (d) pure (e) mixed
2. (a) different (b) busy (c) much (d) some (e) few
3. (a) fast (b) slow (c) bad (d) dire (e) approve
4. (a) are (b) were (c) am (d) is (e) be
5. (a) may (b) mighty (c) should (d) can (e) would
6. (a) ingredients (b) recipe (c) cooks (d) cookies (e)
7. (a) effects (b) efforts (c) affect (d) affected (e)
8. (a) were greeted (b) is greeted (c) was greeting (d) were
greet (e) were greeting
9. (a) buy (b) bought (c) being bought (d) buying (e) were
10. (a) important (b) chief (c) boss (d) principal (e)


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