Cloze Test For Banking Exams - Set 1
Solve the English Quiz/MCQ and Cloze Tests on a regular basis for the upcoming IBPS, SBI exams from Achiever's Rule. The English part is very important to score well in these exams. You should follow the other quiz sections and study the recent articles to enhance your knowledge.
Directions (1-15): In the passage given below there are 15 Words are left out and each of the words is indicated by a number. Each number has five alternative words given in options A], B], C], D] and E]. You have to choose the word which best suits the respective number. Fill each of the numbers to make the paragraph meaningfully complete.
Maharashtra's new law (1) the social boycott of individuals, families or any community by informal village councils is a step in the (2) direction, given the (3) nature of the problem. The progressive legislation, which received Presidential assent recently and was gazetted earlier this month, targets the (4) practice of informal caste panchayats or dominant sections using ostracism as a means of enforcing social conformity. The Maharashtra Protection of People from Social Boycott (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2016, may serve as a template for similar legislation in other States. The Act lists over a dozen types of actions that may amount to a social boycott, which has been made a criminal offense punishable with imprisonment up to three years or a fine of 1 lakh or both. The (5) it prohibits range from preventing the performance of a social or religious custom, denial of the right to perform funerals or marriages, cutting off someone’s social or commercial ties to preventing (6) to educational or medical institutions or community halls and public facilities, or any form of social (7) on any ground. The law (8) the human rights dimension to issues of social (9), as well as the varied forms in which it occurs in a caste-based society. Its progressive (10) takes into account (11) on the basis of morality, social acceptance, political inclination, sexuality, which it prohibits. It even makes it (12) to create cultural (13) by forcing people to wear a particular type of clothing or use a particular language. This is not the first law of its type. Bombay (14) a law against excommunication in 1949, but it was struck down by the Supreme Court in 1962 after the Dawoodi Bohra community successfully argued that it violated the community’s constitutional right to manage its own religious affairs. One hopes the latest Act will not be (15) to legal challenge. (Paragraph Source- Newspaper)