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English Cloze Test Quiz for IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam 2018
 
Question 1
Directions (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 some alternatives are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case. If the appropriate word is not given, then choose option (e) as your, ...
Directions (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 some alternatives are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case. If the appropriate word is not given, then choose option (e) as your answer.
The more we learn about how people really think, the more we must rethink economic theory. Changes in ___(1)___ beliefs play a major role in the fluctuations of the economy. That’s the implication of two ___(2)___ new studies that show how people systematically change their ___(3)___ in thinking about the financial future. At the moment, the knowledge that economists have ___(4)___ about this subject suggests that we should have a high degree of humility — not only in ___(5)___ where we are going, but in describing where we have been.
Before financial tremors began to be felt in 2006, practically no one ___(6)___ a crisis of the magnitude of the Great Depression as being remotely possible, these authors say. The financial crisis changed that___(7)___ , and people have continued to worry about this newly discovered threat, with the result that risk-taking has been ___(8)­___ and government-controlled interest rates — so-called riskless rates — have ___(9)___ relatively low. The scholars show that after an outlier event like the 2008 financial crisis occurs, standard statistical techniques show a sudden and persistent increase in the ___(10)___ that such an event will occur again.
 
 
 
 
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Question 2
Directions (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 some alternatives are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case. If the appropriate word is not given, then choose option (e) as, ...
Directions (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 some alternatives are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case. If the appropriate word is not given, then choose option (e) as your answer.
The more we learn about how people really think, the more we must rethink economic theory. Changes in ___(1)___ beliefs play a major role in the fluctuations of the economy. That’s the implication of two ___(2)___ new studies that show how people systematically change their ___(3)___ in thinking about the financial future. At the moment, the knowledge that economists have ___(4)___ about this subject suggests that we should have a high degree of humility — not only in ___(5)___ where we are going, but in describing where we have been.
Before financial tremors began to be felt in 2006, practically no one ___(6)___ a crisis of the magnitude of the Great Depression as being remotely possible, these authors say. The financial crisis changed that___(7)___ , and people have continued to worry about this newly discovered threat, with the result that risk-taking has been ___(8)­___ and government-controlled interest rates — so-called riskless rates — have ___(9)___ relatively low. The scholars show that after an outlier event like the 2008 financial crisis occurs, standard statistical techniques show a sudden and persistent increase in the ___(10)___ that such an event will occur again.
 
 
 
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Question 3
Directions (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 some alternatives are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case. If the appropriate word is not given, then choose option (e) as your, ...
Directions (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 some alternatives are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case. If the appropriate word is not given, then choose option (e) as your answer.
The more we learn about how people really think, the more we must rethink economic theory. Changes in ___(1)___ beliefs play a major role in the fluctuations of the economy. That’s the implication of two ___(2)___ new studies that show how people systematically change their ___(3)___ in thinking about the financial future. At the moment, the knowledge that economists have ___(4)___ about this subject suggests that we should have a high degree of humility — not only in ___(5)___ where we are going, but in describing where we have been.
Before financial tremors began to be felt in 2006, practically no one ___(6)___ a crisis of the magnitude of the Great Depression as being remotely possible, these authors say. The financial crisis changed that___(7)___ , and people have continued to worry about this newly discovered threat, with the result that risk-taking has been ___(8)­___ and government-controlled interest rates — so-called riskless rates — have ___(9)___ relatively low. The scholars show that after an outlier event like the 2008 financial crisis occurs, standard statistical techniques show a sudden and persistent increase in the ___(10)___ that such an event will occur again.
 
 
 
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Question 4
Directions (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 some alternatives are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case. If the appropriate word is not given, then choose option (e) as your, ...
Directions (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 some alternatives are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case. If the appropriate word is not given, then choose option (e) as your answer.
The more we learn about how people really think, the more we must rethink economic theory. Changes in ___(1)___ beliefs play a major role in the fluctuations of the economy. That’s the implication of two ___(2)___ new studies that show how people systematically change their ___(3)___ in thinking about the financial future. At the moment, the knowledge that economists have ___(4)___ about this subject suggests that we should have a high degree of humility — not only in ___(5)___ where we are going, but in describing where we have been.
Before financial tremors began to be felt in 2006, practically no one ___(6)___ a crisis of the magnitude of the Great Depression as being remotely possible, these authors say. The financial crisis changed that___(7)___ , and people have continued to worry about this newly discovered threat, with the result that risk-taking has been ___(8)­___ and government-controlled interest rates — so-called riskless rates — have ___(9)___ relatively low. The scholars show that after an outlier event like the 2008 financial crisis occurs, standard statistical techniques show a sudden and persistent increase in the ___(10)___ that such an event will occur again.
 
 
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Question 5
Directions (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 some alternatives are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case. If the appropriate word is not given, then choose option (e) as your, ...
Directions (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 some alternatives are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case. If the appropriate word is not given, then choose option (e) as your answer.
The more we learn about how people really think, the more we must rethink economic theory. Changes in ___(1)___ beliefs play a major role in the fluctuations of the economy. That’s the implication of two ___(2)___ new studies that show how people systematically change their ___(3)___ in thinking about the financial future. At the moment, the knowledge that economists have ___(4)___ about this subject suggests that we should have a high degree of humility — not only in ___(5)___ where we are going, but in describing where we have been.
Before financial tremors began to be felt in 2006, practically no one ___(6)___ a crisis of the magnitude of the Great Depression as being remotely possible, these authors say. The financial crisis changed that___(7)___ , and people have continued to worry about this newly discovered threat, with the result that risk-taking has been ___(8)­___ and government-controlled interest rates — so-called riskless rates — have ___(9)___ relatively low. The scholars show that after an outlier event like the 2008 financial crisis occurs, standard statistical techniques show a sudden and persistent increase in the ___(10)___ that such an event will occur again
 
 
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Question 6
Directions (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 some alternatives are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case. If the appropriate word is not given, then choose option (e) as your, ...
Directions (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 some alternatives are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case. If the appropriate word is not given, then choose option (e) as your answer.
The more we learn about how people really think, the more we must rethink economic theory. Changes in ___(1)___ beliefs play a major role in the fluctuations of the economy. That’s the implication of two ___(2)___ new studies that show how people systematically change their ___(3)___ in thinking about the financial future. At the moment, the knowledge that economists have ___(4)___ about this subject suggests that we should have a high degree of humility — not only in ___(5)___ where we are going, but in describing where we have been.
Before financial tremors began to be felt in 2006, practically no one ___(6)___ a crisis of the magnitude of the Great Depression as being remotely possible, these authors say. The financial crisis changed that___(7)___ , and people have continued to worry about this newly discovered threat, with the result that risk-taking has been ___(8)­___ and government-controlled interest rates — so-called riskless rates — have ___(9)___ relatively low. The scholars show that after an outlier event like the 2008 financial crisis occurs, standard statistical techniques show a sudden and persistent increase in the ___(10)___ that such an event will occur again
 
 
 
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Question 7
Directions (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 some alternatives are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case. If the appropriate word is not given, then choose option (e) as your, ...
Directions (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 some alternatives are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case. If the appropriate word is not given, then choose option (e) as your answer.
The more we learn about how people really think, the more we must rethink economic theory. Changes in ___(1)___ beliefs play a major role in the fluctuations of the economy. That’s the implication of two ___(2)___ new studies that show how people systematically change their ___(3)___ in thinking about the financial future. At the moment, the knowledge that economists have ___(4)___ about this subject suggests that we should have a high degree of humility — not only in ___(5)___ where we are going, but in describing where we have been.
Before financial tremors began to be felt in 2006, practically no one ___(6)___ a crisis of the magnitude of the Great Depression as being remotely possible, these authors say. The financial crisis changed that___(7)___ , and people have continued to worry about this newly discovered threat, with the result that risk-taking has been ___(8)­___ and government-controlled interest rates — so-called riskless rates — have ___(9)___ relatively low. The scholars show that after an outlier event like the 2008 financial crisis occurs, standard statistical techniques show a sudden and persistent increase in the ___(10)___ that such an event will occur again
 
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Question 8
Directions (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 some alternatives are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case. If the appropriate word is not given, then choose option (e) as your, ...
Directions (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 some alternatives are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case. If the appropriate word is not given, then choose option (e) as your answer.
The more we learn about how people really think, the more we must rethink economic theory. Changes in ___(1)___ beliefs play a major role in the fluctuations of the economy. That’s the implication of two ___(2)___ new studies that show how people systematically change their ___(3)___ in thinking about the financial future. At the moment, the knowledge that economists have ___(4)___ about this subject suggests that we should have a high degree of humility — not only in ___(5)___ where we are going, but in describing where we have been.
Before financial tremors began to be felt in 2006, practically no one ___(6)___ a crisis of the magnitude of the Great Depression as being remotely possible, these authors say. The financial crisis changed that___(7)___ , and people have continued to worry about this newly discovered threat, with the result that risk-taking has been ___(8)­___ and government-controlled interest rates — so-called riskless rates — have ___(9)___ relatively low. The scholars show that after an outlier event like the 2008 financial crisis occurs, standard statistical techniques show a sudden and persistent increase in the ___(10)___ that such an event will occur again
 
 
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Question 9
Directions (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 some alternatives are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case. If the appropriate word is not given, then choose option (e) as, ...
Directions (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 some alternatives are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case. If the appropriate word is not given, then choose option (e) as your answer.
The more we learn about how people really think, the more we must rethink economic theory. Changes in ___(1)___ beliefs play a major role in the fluctuations of the economy. That’s the implication of two ___(2)___ new studies that show how people systematically change their ___(3)___ in thinking about the financial future. At the moment, the knowledge that economists have ___(4)___ about this subject suggests that we should have a high degree of humility — not only in ___(5)___ where we are going, but in describing where we have been.
Before financial tremors began to be felt in 2006, practically no one ___(6)___ a crisis of the magnitude of the Great Depression as being remotely possible, these authors say. The financial crisis changed that___(7)___ , and people have continued to worry about this newly discovered threat, with the result that risk-taking has been ___(8)­___ and government-controlled interest rates — so-called riskless rates — have ___(9)___ relatively low. The scholars show that after an outlier event like the 2008 financial crisis occurs, standard statistical techniques show a sudden and persistent increase in the ___(10)___ that such an event will occur again.
 
 
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Question 10
Directions (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 some alternatives are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case. If the appropriate word is not given, then choose option, ...
Directions (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 some alternatives are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case. If the appropriate word is not given, then choose option (e) as your answer.
The more we learn about how people really think, the more we must rethink economic theory. Changes in ___(1)___ beliefs play a major role in the fluctuations of the economy. That’s the implication of two ___(2)___ new studies that show how people systematically change their ___(3)___ in thinking about the financial future. At the moment, the knowledge that economists have ___(4)___ about this subject suggests that we should have a high degree of humility — not only in ___(5)___ where we are going, but in describing where we have been.
Before financial tremors began to be felt in 2006, practically no one ___(6)___ a crisis of the magnitude of the Great Depression as being remotely possible, these authors say. The financial crisis changed that___(7)___ , and people have continued to worry about this newly discovered threat, with the result that risk-taking has been ___(8)­___ and government-controlled interest rates — so-called riskless rates — have ___(9)___ relatively low. The scholars show that after an outlier event like the 2008 financial crisis occurs, standard statistical techniques show a sudden and persistent increase in the ___(10)___ that such an event will occur again.
 
 
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