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Cloze Test Set 16 by Ajay Sir Accent Concept
Directions :
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 word in each case.

The honey bee is a very unusual kind of insect. ___1___ other insects which live alone, the honey bee lives as a ___2___ of a community. These bees live ___3___ in what is known as a bee colony.
The head of the colony is called the queen bee. She is larger than the___4___ of the bees. Her main task ___5___ the colony is to lay eggs. Most of the ___6___ bees are the worker bees. These bees ___7___ nectar and pollen from flowers. The nectar ___8___ is carried by the worker bees is deposited on the hive and then converted ___9___ honey. The worker bees also help look ___10___ the young bees. as soon as the eggs are ___11___, the worker bees feed the young bees ___12___ pollen and nectar. The third type of bee found in the colony is the drone or ___13___ bee. The main task of ___14___ a bee is to mate with a new queen.

The queen bee has a life ___15___ of about three years. ___16___ this period, she would have ___17___ more than half a million eggs. ___18___ the queen bee is dying, a new queen would be groomed. This new queen would eventually take ___19___ the ‘duties’ of the old queen when the ___20___ dies.

1) Choose the correct word for (1)

A.) Same
B.) Unlike
C.) Like

D.) especially
E.) accumulated


2) Choose the correct word for (2)

A.) client
B.) heart
C.) people
D.) member
E.) beetle


3) Choose the correct word for (3)

A.) respect
B.) treat
C.) together
D.) construct
E.) group


4) Choose the correct word for (4)

A.) rest
B.) control
C.) exposure
D.) variation
E.) left


5) Choose the correct word for (5)

A.) upon
B.) on
C.) over
D.) out
E.) in

6) Choose the correct word for (6)

A.) other
B.) miraculous
C.) generally
D.) another
E.) like


7) Choose the correct word for (7)

A.) gathers
B.) collect
C.) arranges
D.) buy
E.) overcome


8) Choose the correct word for (8)

A.) these
B.) simples
C.) what
D.) that
E.) original


9) Choose the correct word for (9)

A.) good
B.) crucial
C.) in
D.) into
E.) on


10) Choose the correct word for (10)

A.) for
B.) after
C.) upon
D.) down
E.) into

11) Choose the correct word for (11)

A.) broken
B.) hatched
C.) Liked

D.) collected
E.) accumulated


12) Choose the correct word for (12)

A.) for
B.) by
C.) in
D.) with
E.) beetle


13) Choose the correct word for (13)

A.) respect
B.) young
C.) male
D.) construct
E.) female


14) Choose the correct word for (14)

A.) such
B.) same
C.) this
D.) some
E.) left


15) Choose the correct word for (15)

A.) strength
B.) length
C.) time
D.) long
E.) span

16) Choose the correct word for (16)

A.) during
B.) on
C.) generally
D.) another
E.) in


17) Choose the correct word for (17)

A.) gathered
B.) laid
C.) arranges
D.) birthed
E.) broken


18) Choose the correct word for (18)

A.) where
B.) Occassionaly
C.) hardly
D.) when
E.) during


19) Choose the correct word for (19)

A.) good
B.) crucial
C.) in
D.) over
E.) on


20) Choose the correct word for (20)

A.) for
B.) latter
C.) letter
D.) down
E.) later

Answers:

1. Unlike  
2. member  
3. together  
4. rest  
5. in  
6. other  
7. collect  
8. that  
9. into  
10. after  
11. hatched  
12. with  
13. male  
14. such  
15. span  
16. During  
17. laid  
18. When  
19. over  
20. latter

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