ENGLISH QUIZ: Cloze Test

Directions (Q. 1-10): 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 words.

There are a number of  (1)  reasons not to travel by a public transport. There is the  (2)  of the time table .Then, there are  (3)  about getting a seat , waiting at bus -stops and so on.Yet, there are deeper reasons why many of us  (4)  away from public transport.Each of us has our own set of  (5)  and opinions against public transport , (6)  we are all slaves to advertisements. Car advertisement  (7)  the notion of freedom. Motorcycles are offered as a way to  (8)  our lost youth  (9)  there is this felling that we must have our own transport, (10)  the cost.

1.
a.varying
b.forbidden
c.vague
d.valid
2.
a.cupidity
b.ferocity
c.atrocity
d.rigidity
3.
a.delights
b.concerns
c.concern
d.obstructions
4.
a.shy
b.get
c.struggle
d.gets
5
a.understanding
b.frustrations
c.prejudices
d.principles
6.
a.consequently
b.notwithstanding
c.on the contrary
d.moreover
7.
a.enforce
b.endanger
c.endure
d.empower
8.
a.resurface
b.recapture
c.rectify
d.reinvent
9.
a.thereafter
b.although
c.as a result
d.albeit
10.
a.however
b.higher
c.how much
d.whatever