SELECTED CLOZE TEST PASSAGES

‘Violence in everyday life has greatly increased -1- the last ten years and is much more sensationally -2- to far greater audiences than before. This gives many people the -3- that they know what it is like. Some talk as if it were an inevitable aspect of everyone’s life. This is not true as yet. Few people have actually -4- it and only these few know how profoundly different its effects are from those of secondhand encounters with it in books, films or television. Yet the power of words is great, and that of the camera in this sphere even -5-. People accept what they read and see as an acceptable likeness of the real thing, whereas it is only so in rare instances.’

  1. (a). in (b). for

(c). during    (d). from

 

  1. (a). presented (b). presenting

(c). presents        (d). presentation

 

  1. (a). thinking (b). illusion

(c). confusion     (d). submission

 

  1. (a). experimental (b). experiencing

(c). experienced     (d). settled

 

 

 

 

  1. (a). greatest (b). great

(c). gratest           (d). greater

 

 

 

 

 

 

Answers:

  1. (c)
  2. (a)
  3. (b)
  4. (c)
  5. (d)