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English Cloze Test 04 – Practice Now

English Cloze Test 04

While preparing for any Bank, Insurance or Government Exams one of the biggest challenges the aspirants face is preparing for the  Cloze Test. Cloze Test is one of the recurring topics under the English Language section of various competitive exams. It tests a candidates understanding of the passage, grammatical skills and vocabulary, and like RC, it is one of the most scoring topics under the English Language section.To ace the Cloze Test questions you will have to practice and solve them regularly. Keep this point in mind, we are starting a new series – Practice Cloze Test. In this series, we are going to provide you with Free Cloze Test Questions regularly. So, let’s begin with English Cloze Test 04.

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English Cloze Test 04

Directions for Questions 1 to 10: 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 are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.

When sound (A) the world of cinema, mime made a gracious exit (B) then, it stood proudly as a performing art in itself, independent and (C) in style, approach, treatment and performance not matched however, by (D) acceptance. During the silent era actors in silent films had to (E) totally on mime as the only way of (F) their emotions, expressions, incidents, events and interactions between and among characters. German Expressionist cinema, the acting of classic performers like Charlie Chaplin, Harold Lloyd and Buster Keaton used mime they had (G) as part of their theatrical (H) in their films with great effect. A French mime artist once said, “Mime is the poetry of silence.” But once talking (I) entered the scenario, mime was (J) ever used in films, even though a character introduced as a mime artist.

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  1. A

(1) entered

(2) came

(3) saw

(4) became

(5) featured

  1. B

(1) From

(2) So

(3) Since

(4) By

(5) Until

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  1. C

(1) single

(2) fair

(3) dependent

(4) unique

(5) treacherous

  1. D

(1) drama

(2) conclusion

(3) opinion

(4) judgment

(5) popular

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  1. E

(1) portray

(2) act

(3) rely

(4) depict

(5) earn

  1. F

(1) mentioning

(2) designing

(3) stimulating

(4) expressing

(5) considering

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  1. G

(1) worked

(2) learnt

(3) qualified

(4) bought

(5) invested

  1. H

(1) experience

(2) showings

(3) vision

(4) distance

(5) story

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  1. I

(1) toys

(2) worlds

(3) films

(4) people

(5) mimes

  1. J

(1) and

(2) hardly

(3) then

(4) thus

(5) for

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