Cloze Test 7

 Directions (Q.1-10): In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningfully complete.

Acid attacks, especially on women, are an issue of increasing (1). In order to (2) with such attacks, a threepronged (3) is currently under formulation. The first is providing (4) punishment to perpetrators, not only as proportionate punishment for their (5) but also to (6) potential offenders. The second approach is to (7) attacks by regulating (8) to acids. The third is constructing a compensation scheme for victims.

The Indian Penal Code did not have specific provisions to criminalise and punish acid attacks (9) earlier this year. If a person is convicted for (10) acid on another, and thereby causing temporary or permanent damage or deformity, a minimum imprisonment of 10 years and a maximum of life imprisonment is now provided.

 

1.(1) value             (2) welfare        (3) gossip          (4) concern         (5) happening

2. (1) deal             (2) do away       (3) fight             (4) solve              (5) tussle

3. (1) dimension   (2) solution        (3) discussion    (4) system          (5) approach

4. (1) light             (2) stringent      (3) attractive      (4) compulsory    (5) serious

5. (1) performance   (2) role          (3) work             (4) action             (5) job

6. (1) defend        (2) differ            (3) deter            (4) determine       (5) dissociate

7. (1) prevent       (2) facilitate       (3) debar           (4) examine         (5) oversee

8. (1) approach    (2) concede      (3) knowledge    (4) access           (5) excess

9. (1) by               (2) until             (3) up to             (4) before             (5) prior

10. (1) supplying   (2) giving         (3) attacking      (4) bringing          (5) throwing

Answer

Answers

1.4       2.1       3.5       4.2        5.4       6.3       7.1       8.4       9.2       10.5

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