English Quiz for Bank Exams 2015 – Set 26 – Cloze Test

Hello and welcome to ExamPundit. Here is a set of English Quiz for Bank Exams 2015. The following set is based on Cloze Test.

In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been
numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five
words/ phrases are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find
out the appropriate word/ phrase in each case and mark your answer.
Many decades ____ (1), radio commentary used to be the best way to
catch the cricket ____ (2). Then ____ (3) live television. It may now well be
the age of data, ____ (4) live over smart phones and shareable ____ (5) social
media. Cricket analytics and content firms, which came up in recent years to
serve the burgeoning ____ (6) of professional teams in an era of non-stop
cricket, now ____ (7) they have a new audience to serve. This, even as they are
finding newer ways ____ (8) teams make better decisions and players iron out
their grey areas. “Gone are the days when people chased cricket. It is
cricket that is running behind fans with data and scorecards,” Mr.
Ramakrishnan says. His idea is to keep cricket fans engaged without their
having to watch it live, which is possible because of ____ (9) Internet. So a
____ (10) travelling in a bus will not only be able to have an informed opinion
about a match currently taking place but also can be in a position to share
that immediately on social media.
1. (a) before (b) ago (c) after (d) old (e) behind
2. (a) action (b) deed (c) act (d) exploit (e) battle
3. (a) comes (b) will came (c) came (d) come (e) coming
4. (a) delivered (b) brings (c) transport (d) pass (e) fetch
5. (a) on (b) in (c) with (d) for (e) from
6. (a) interest (b) wish (c) needs (d) serve (e) progress
7. (a) demand (b) substitute (c) bear (d) burden (e)
8. (a) to help (b) for helping (c) helps (d) helped (e) help
9. (a) some (b) any one (c) ethernet (d) mobile (e) date
10. (a) buff (b) fan (c) prediction (d) fawn (e) preference
Winners of this Quiz:

  1. CISCO/the fighter – 10/10
  2. Lovely – 9/10
  3. Nisha/Jay/Survivor/Nanhi – 8/10


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