The candidates who are appearing for Bank PO Exams in 2017 should know that it is easy to learn and clear sections like quantitative aptitude, general awareness and reasoning ability, but for English language section the candidates are generally not able to meet up with the cutoff mark in Bank PO exams.
Cloze test forming a major part of this section in all most every banking recruitment exam, so we advise the candidates to see the tricks and tips for solving cloze test from this article which will help them in understanding and solving cloze test Questions in the English language section and meeting up with the cutoff.
It is important for the aspiring candidates to know what cloze test is actually. Cloze test is a passage given to the candidates where he/she is expected to replace the missing words from the options and form a logical sentence of the passage. Understanding the flow and content of the passage with good command over the language, strong vocabulary and grammatical knowledge gives the candidates an edge over other.
From the tricks given below we believe the candidates will be able to solve and clear the cloze test part in the English language section of Bank PO Exam:
- Thorough Passage Reading-
We recommend the candidates to read the passage carefully so that they understand the content and once they get the context of the given passage it become very easy to solve the cloze test and the candidates will be able to find the appropriate word that will fill in the blank and make a logical sentence in the passage.
- Suitable Word Selection-
Once the candidate is through with reading the passage they are required to put the words given in the options and make the sentence into a logical expression by selecting which part of speech it will be.
- Get rid of options-
In the cloze test there are 5 options given to answer each question, when the candidates are selecting suitable words they should put every option in the blank and see which option is making a logical sentence. The options that are of no use should be eliminated from the selection of the options.
- Choose frequently used words-
It can happen that the candidates may not be able to select or take a decision of choosing the options between two words. In this case it is advised from us that the candidate should choose the option which is being used frequently in the words around the blank.
- Linking the sentence-
Every passage is made by linking various sentences and generally the candidates appearing for these competitive exams take these sentences apart from the passage and starts answering the individual sentences. We recommend the candidates to come up with a logical connection that is linking the passage.
- Maintain the Tone Of the Passage-
Every passage which is given in competitive exams has a tone attached to them and the candidates are required to identify that tone and while answering the questions. They should choose the option that is fulfilling the tone of the sentence and the passage.
- Improvising the Language Skill
Reading English articles while preparing for English language competitive test section has always proved very helpful as the candidates get a very fair idea about the word and sentence construction that helps them in answering questions during Bank PO exam as they know which word has to be chosen that will retain the sentence and passage tone and links.
- Practicing Is the Key-
The last tip that is recommended by us for the candidate is to practice and practice at least 4-5 passages each day while preparing and also to get acquainted with the problem generating areas so that it can overcome and the candidate is confident enough to face cloze test passage during Bank PO Exam.
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