cloze

[ klohz ]
/ kloʊz /

adjective

pertaining to or being a procedure used to measure comprehension or text difficulty, in which a person is called upon to supply elements that have been systematically deleted from a text.

noun

a cloze procedure or test.

QUIZZES

CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THIS MIDDLE SCHOOL PART OF SPEECH QUIZ!

How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
Question 1 of 10
In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.

Origin of cloze

1953; back formation from closure (in the sense “the tendency to fill in missing elements based on past experience”), respelling to make it distinct from close

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH cloze

close clothes cloze
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