|Cloze Test – 1|
|1.||A||The word that best fits in is “Individualistic” as the introductory line is discussing about ‘womanism and its form’|
|2.||B||When one ‘asserts’ oneself it means that one is stating something with assurance as the context says that 'women want to do something productive and renumerative. The rest of the options do not fit in the context|
|3.||C||In this blank, the author is referring to the point of view of women or their opinions and they want their opinion to be counted.|
|4.||B||According to the sentence, we give importance to time or in other words ‘value’ our time. The other options do not fit.|
|5.||E||The correct expression is ‘rather than’ which shows comparison and preference. Other words cannot be used for comparison.|
|6.||E||'Domain' is an area or territory as the context now focusses on area of consumers.|
|7.||C||The point of view has changed or we can put it as the change in attitude of the women towards themselves.|
|8.||D||According to the sentence, the mental emancipation will be the compelling force behind sustainable behavior change over the next few generations. So the right answer choice is 'drive' (to force into a particular act).|
|9.||A||The clue word here is ‘but’ which brings us to the correct answer. 'Definite' means clearly stated or decided. So 'definite' is the appropriate answer.|
|10.||B||Here the clue is in the words “inching their way” which means they are progressing. This sense is conveyed by the word ‘move’.|
|11.||B||The option 'bottom' aptly captures the idea as the word means “fundamental”.|
|12.||A||The meaning of the word ‘bout’ is period of time or spell (a bout of fever).|
|13.||D||The phrase ‘driven at’ means to attempt or intend to convey.
Option A is inappropriate.
Option B drive for is incorrect usage.
Option C driven on is idiomatically wrong
Option D driven at means to push
Option E drawn at means directed towards
|14.||B||We need to choose a positive word because this blank is preceded by neither. The best option that satisfies this and fits in contextually is like.|
|15.||C||The word ‘desire’ means to wish or long for.
innate means by birth
aspirations - hope of achieving something