English Cloze Test 3 targeting IBPS Exams
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Q- In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.
The Union Cabinet has approved the (1) to the HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2014. This comes after the NDA government in July (2) the bill to look into its (3).The Bill was first introduced in Parliament by the UPA government in its last days in 2014 and (4) to make anti-retro-viral treatment a legal right of HIV/AIDS patients.The HIV and AIDS Bill, 2014 has been drafted to (5) the rights of people living with HIV and affected by HIV.The provisions of the Bill seek to address HIV-related discrimination, strengthen the existing programmer by bringing in legal accountability and establish formal mechanisms for inquiring into complaints and redressing (6).Under the Bill, central and state governments are obliged to provide for anti-retro-viral therapy (ART) and management of opportunistic infections (infections that take advantage of weakness in the immune system and occur frequently).The bill also (7) specific acts of discrimination by the state, or any other person, against HIV-positive people, or those living with such people.Cases relating to HIV positive persons shall be (8) off by the court on a priority basis.In any legal proceeding, if an HIV infected or affected person is a party, the court may pass orders that the proceedings be conducted (a) by suppressing the identity of the person, (b) in camera, and (c) to restrain any person from publishing information that discloses the identity of the applicant.When passing any order with regard to a maintenance application filed by an HIV infected or affected person, the court shall take into account the medical expenses (9) by the applicant.There are approximately 21 lakh persons estimated to be living with HIV in India and the percentage of patients receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) treatment currently (10) at a mere 25.82% as against the global percentage of 41%, according to the 2015 Global Burden of Diseases (GBD).