cloze test

/ (kləʊz) /

noun

a test of the ability to comprehend text in which the reader has to supply the missing words that have been removed from the text at regular intervals

QUIZZES

DISCOVER THE INFLUENCE OF PORTUGUESE ON ENGLISH VIA THIS QUIZ!

We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?

Word Origin for cloze test

altered from close to complete a pattern (in Gestalt theory)

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