Practice English Quiz- SBI/IBPS/UIICL

Practice English Quiz- SBI/IBPS/UIICL


Directions (Q. 1–5): Rearrange the following five sentences (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below.


A) Of the various selection criteria, cost is perhaps the most important.
B) An optimal mix of these strategies would no doubt offer an innovative means of expansion in the unbanked market.
C) This certainly does not mean buying the cheapest package, but rather choosing that solution which by sealing transactions to huge volumes reduces per unit operating cost.
D) The choice of technology is therefore a crucial decision, which could make or mar the agenda.
E) Technology is the most important element of financial inclusion strategy and an enabler of all others.
1. Which of the following would be the 'FIRST' sentence after rearrangement?
1) E
2) D
3) A
4) C
5) B

2. Which of the following would be the 'FOURTH' sentence after rearrangement?
1) A
2) C
3) D
4) E
5) B

3. Which of the following would be the 'SECOND' sentence after rearrangement?
1) A
2) E
3) D
4) C
5) B

4. Which of the following would be the 'LAST' (FIFTH) sentence after rearrangement?
1) C
2) D
3) E
4) A
5) B

5. Which of the following would be the 'THIRD' sentence after rearrangement?
1) B
2) E
3) D
4) A
5) C

Directions (Q.6-13): 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/phrases are suggested one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word/phrase in each case:

Mr. Padmanabhan (6) that there were risks (7) with full capital account (8). Yet, he felt that resisting liberalization over an extended period could prove futile and counter-productive. As the economy got more globalised, it would become harder to (9) closed capital accounts, Mr. Padmanabhan said. "(10) openness to international trade may create opportunities for (11) of capital account restrictions through under- and over-invoicing of trade transactions, and the increasing (12) of investors and global financial markets makes it much easier to do so,’’ he conceded. Corporates could use transfer pricing to get around capital account restrictions, he said. However, keeping any restriction for too long could prove self-defeating as people ended up finding new methods of bypassing that (13), he added. Ipso facto, he felt, India should move towards full capital account convertibility. "There is simply no escape from it,’’ Mr. Padmanabhan asserted.

6.
1) conceded
2) retained
3) gained
4) concede
5) denied

7.
1) associate
2) associated
3) considerate
4) incorporate
5) conjoin

8.
1) inconvertibility
2) convertible
3) inconvertible
4) convertibility
5) exchangeable

9.
1) preserved
2) display
3) maintain
4) elevate
5) dissolve

10.
1) decreasing
2) Increasing
3) increased
4) decreased
5) diminished

11.
1) escape
2) evade
3) dodge
4) circumvent
5) circumvention

12.
1) crude
2) sophistication
3) backward
4) naive
5) sophisticated

13.
1) restricted
2) construction
3)constructed
4) restriction
5) liberation

Answers:
(1–5): E D A C B
1. 1
2. 2
3. 3
4. 5
5. 4
6. 1
7. 2
8. 4
9. 3
10. 2
11. 5
12. 2
13. 4

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