Cloze deletion

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Cloze deletion is a sentence with an important keyword missing and replaced with [...].

For example:

  Q: The capital of Sierra Leone is [...]
  A: Freetown

In incremental reading, cloze deletions are generated from topics that have a form of a sentence or a simple paragraph. Cloze deletions are always items with the deleted part forming the answer.

To create a cloze deletion do the following:

  1. make sure a topic contains a short sentence only
  2. select an important keyword in that sentence (e.g. Freetown in the example above)
  3. press Alt+Z or choose Remember cloze

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This glossary entry is used to explain SuperMemo, a pioneer of spaced repetition software since 1987