English Quiz – 74(Sentence Arrangement & Cloze test)

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Sentence Rearangement:-

  1. Large tracts of land in the suburbs have seen a real estate boom.
  2. Even the Housing Board implements such projects, and planning authorities approve them routinely.
  3. None should have been surprised by water flowing into such areas, creating islands out of apartment complexes and making whole colonies resemble fields under irrigation.
  4. A big factor behind the flooding is the rampant construction of buildings on water bodies, wetlands and areas that were originally floodplains.
  5. Such disasters could have been prevented through planning, curbs on occupation of water bodies, and pre-monsoon desilting of drains and water channels.
  6. There is a good deal of official patronage for the establishment of habitations on lakes and ponds.

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1)A big factor behind the flooding is the rampant construction of buildings on water bodies, wetlands and areas that were originally floodplains.
2)Large tracts of land in the suburbs have seen a real estate boom.
3)None should have been surprised by water flowing into such areas, creating islands out of apartment complexes and making whole colonies resemble fields under irrigation.
4)There is a good deal of official patronage for the establishment of habitations on lakes and ponds.
5)Even the Housing Board implements such projects, and planning authorities approve them routinely.
6)Such disasters could have been prevented through planning, curbs on occupation of water bodies, and pre-monsoon desilting of drains and water channels.

Cloze test:-

He was a charismatic leader, an entrepreneur and a highly effective manager all rolled into one. As a leader, he __(1)___ the company’s growth plan in a dedicated manner and he never ____(2)_____ focus. The cement industry in those days was doing badly ____(3)____ to everyone’s expectations he sanctioned an additional plant in _____(4)_____ time. He was ____(5)_____ that since the cement industry was cyclic in nature.

1)achieved
implemented
visualised
persevered
aimed

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Answer – implemented

2)moved
shifts
missed
changes
lost

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Answer – lost

3)contrary
opposite
yet
obedient
different

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Answer – contrary

4)any
mean
short
no
less

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Answer – no

5)known
calculating
certain
dreamt
surely

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Answer – calculating

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