Cloze Passage Exercises for Class 9 CBSE With Answers

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Cloze Passage Exercises for Class 9 CBSE With Answers Pdf

The comprehension cloze (or filling up blanks with suitable word/words) places a great emphasis on vocabulary and understanding of the passage.


  • Before you fill the cloze, read the passage thoroughly. Do not concern yourself with answers at this juncture. Just try to understand the central idea of the passage.
  • Look through the passage again for contextual clues. Underline words/phrases you think provide a hint to the answers.
  • Learn to make intelligent deductions and not wild guesses as the word/words you are looking for are generally linked to given words. They may either be found in the text or be opposite of the words found in the text.
  • Fill in the blanks.

Cloze Passage Exercises Solved Example With Answers for Class 9 CBSE

Diagnostic Test 19

A doctor is being consulted by a patient. Complete the dialogue below in any suitable way. Write your answers in the spaces provided.

Doctor: How long have you been sick?
Patient: I have been having this headache for the past one month.
Doctor: (a) ……………………….?
Patient: Yes, I have been to an eye specialist too. He says my eyes are fine.
Doctor: (b) ………………………. sleeping late at night?
Patient: No, I regularly sleep around 10.00 p.m.
Doctor: (c) ……………………….?
Patient: Yes, I injured my head once in childhood.
Doctor: Please get these investigations done.
Patient: When (d) ……………………….?
Doctor: Come again next week.
(a) Have you consulted an eye specialist for your headaches?/Have you been to/seen an eye specialist?
(b) Have you been?
(c) Have you suffered a head injury/ Did you ever injure your head?
(d) should I see you again/should I come to see you again?

Score: For each correct answer award yourself 1 mark.
3-4 – good
2 or less – You need to develop your vocabulary and understanding through adequate practice.