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Direction: In the passage given below, there are blanks, 6. Find the appropriate word in each case.
each followed by a word given in bold. Every blank has A. Required B. Suitable
four alternative words given in options (A), (B), (C) and C. Proposed D. Crucial
(D). Find the word which best suits the place. If the given
E. No change required
word suits the blank, mark 'no correction/change
required' as the answer. 7. Find the appropriate word in each case.
Information technology training for IT managers and A. Revolving B. Evolving
systems analysts may seem superfluous; these C. Aspiring D. Holding
(1) (genres) are usually well-learned in their areas of E. No change required
(2) (information). But, do they understand how a 8. Find the appropriate word in each case.
company's technology fits into the bigger picture from a
A. Confirming B. Overshadowing
business (3) (profits)? That's where management
training becomes important. Every manager who plays a C. Overrating D. Overspreading
role in researching, selecting or implementing enterprise E. No change required
technology needs to have a firm (4) (grasp) on the 9. Find the appropriate word in each case.
basics of emerging technologies, as well as how they A. Meet B. Connect
serve a larger business purpose, to ensure that
C. Communicate D. Reciprocate
technology is being used to the company's best strategic
advantage. Information technology training can help E. No change required
managers determine the impact of new technologies and 10. Find the appropriate word in each case.
how to (5) (access) their business processes. A. Impact B. Association
A program of continual information technology training is C. Benefits D. Losses
(6) (asked) to the success of any IT team. Technology E. No change required
is constantly (7) (rewarding), and it seems that there
Direction: In the following passage, there are blanks
is a new application released every day that is meant to
each of which has been numbered. These numbers are
simplify doing business. This can be (8)
printed below the passage and against each five groups
(overwhelming) if you do not stay current on the high-
of words have been suggested, one of which fills the
level trends of technology and their corresponding impact
blanks appropriately.
on business. Management training is a useful tool for
managers to become familiar with the online trends such Saudi Arabia has allowed women into the national
as blogs, wikis, podcasts and RSS feeds, as well as how stadium for the first time as it launched celebrations to
the trends are going to change the ways we view the mark the 87th anniversary (11) with an unprecedented
Internet and (9) (reach) with each other. It is estimated array of concerts and performances. The events are part
that these technologies will have significant business of the government’s Vision 2030 reform program
(10) (deal) in the coming years, and companies launched two years ago to (12) away from oil, create
everywhere have to consider directly how it affects their new sectors to employ young citizens and open up
business strategies. Saudis’ cloistered lifestyles. However, in a
1. Find the appropriate word in each case. country (13) Wahhabi brand of Sunni Islam, which bans
gender mixing, concerts, and cinemas, the plan’s
A. Ideas B. Folks
seemingly anodyne goals to empower women, promote
C. Men D. Veterans
sports and invest in entertainment (14). They have
E. No change required
stepped up national day celebrations that were previously
2. Find the appropriate word in each case. attacked by clerics as (15), and are promoting heritage
A. Appeal B. Aspiration sites, such as Nabatean rock temples, once seen as
C. Expertise D. Comfort embarrassing in the land of Islam.
E. No change required 11. Choose the correct answer from the given options
3. Find the appropriate word in each case. to fill the blanks which are numbered.
A. Benefits B. Approach
A. With its founding B. Of its foundation
C. Requirements D. Perspective
C. For the celebration D. Of art and culture
E. No change required
4. Find the appropriate word in each case. E. Of religious concerts
A. Control B. Reach 12. Choose the correct answer from the given options
C. Support D. Handle to fill the blanks which are numbered.
E. No change required A. Diversify the economy
5. Find the appropriate word in each case. B. Begrudge the economy
A. Adapt B. Adopt C. Reform the lifestyles
C. Adept D. Accept D. Draw the focus
E. No change required E. Withdraw and reform economy

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13. Choose the correct answer from the given options 17. Choose the correct answer from the given options
to fill the blanks which are numbered. to fill the blanks which are numbered.
A. That promotes human rights and A. Famous at B. Famously known at
B. That protests against C. Noteworthy for being D. Is very
C. Goes with religion always E. Quite possibly by
D. that adheres to the austere 18. Choose the correct answer from the given options
E. that purports rituals to fill the blanks which are numbered.
A. Buy the remaining land
14. Choose the correct answer from the given options
to fill the blanks which are numbered. B. Purchase the rest money
A. Are being extenuating C. To go through with it
B. Have been palinode D. Land was given
E. Farmers in the area
C. Had been florid
19. Choose the correct answer from the given options
D. Are into desecration
to fill the blanks which are numbered.
E. Have been censured
A. Seems clogged B. Extends beneath the
15. Choose the correct answer from the given options
C. Submerged into D. Is devoid of any
to fill the blanks which are numbered.
E. Seems to be not there
A. Undermining religious feelings
20. Choose the correct answer from the given options
B. Demeaning women to fill the blanks which are numbered.
C. Deteriorating the protection of women A. Lake nearby B. Top storey
D. Hindering social progress C. Upper class in D. Road besides
E. Promoting concealed feelings E. Building inside
Direction: In the following passage, there are blanks Direction: In the following passage, there are blanks
each of which has been numbered. These correspond to each of which has been numbered. These correspond to
the question numbers; against each question, five words the question numbers; against each question, five words
have been suggested, one of which fills the blank have been suggested, one of which fills the blanks
appropriately. appropriately.
The Sam Kee Building, located at 8 West Pender Street in During the 1850s and 1860s engineers carried out a
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, is (16) the piecemeal raising of the (21) Chicago. Streets, sidewalks
"shallowest commercial building in the world", according and buildings were physically raised on hydraulic jacks or
to the Guinness Book of Records. The Sam Kee jackscrews. The work (22) private property owners and
Company—one of the wealthiest firms in Chinatown— public funds. During the 19th century, the elevation of
purchased a standard-sized lot in 1903. In 1912, the Chicago area was (23) than the shorelines of Lake
however, Vancouver widened Pender Street and Michigan, so for many years there was little or no
expropriated 24 feet (7.3 m) of the above- naturally occurring drainage from the city surface. The
ground (17) —effectively (or so it was first believed) lack of drainage caused (24), and standing water
making conventional commercial use of the remaining harbored pathogens that caused numerous epidemics.
frontage impractical, if not impossible. Refusing the Epidemics including typhoid fever and dysentery blighted
neighbors offer to (18), Sam Kee decided to build Chicago six years in a row culminating in the 1854
anyway. In 1913, the architects Brown and Gillam outbreak of cholera that killed six percent of the city’s
designed this narrow, steel-framed building's ground- population. The crisis forced the city's engineers and
floor depth (from storefront to rear of building) to aldermen to take the (25) and after many heated
measure 4'11" (1.50 m), with a second-floor depth (from discussions—and following at least one false start—a
overhanging bay window to rear) of 6' (1.83 m). The solution eventually materialized.
basement (19) sidewalk and originally housed public 21. Choose the correct answer from the given options
baths, while the ground floor was used for offices and to fill the blanks which are numbered.
shops and the (20) for living quarters. A. Building of B. Level of central
16. Choose the correct answer from the given options C. Roads in the city D. Buildings were tall
to fill the blanks which are numbered.
E. Building was devised
A. Wide boundaries of
22. Choose the correct answer from the given options
B. The tallest portion to fill the blanks which are numbered.
C. Very tall part A. Was bought to B. Was funded by
D. Portion of the property C. Took funds in D. Isn’t going well
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23. Choose the correct answer from the given options overhead and banking expenses. Utilizing e-banking
to fill the blanks which are numbered. reduces banking errors. Automation of payments, wires
A. Very high B. Quite naive or other consistent financial activities (34) payments are
C. Not much higher D. Basically the same made on time and may prevent errors caused by
keyboard slips or user error. Additionally, opting for
E. Improved in length
electronic banking eliminates errors due to poor
24. Choose the correct answer from the given options handwriting or mistaken information. In many cases,
to fill the blanks which are numbered. electronic files and daily reviews of banking data can be
A. Natural disaster used to double or triple check vital accounting data,
B. Unpleasant living conditions which increases the (35) of financial statements.
C. Cancer outbreak 26. Find the appropriate word in each case.
D. Rise of plants A. Rely B. Hope
E. Disappearance of insects C. Rest D. Await
25. Choose the correct answer from the given options E. Lean
to fill the blanks which are numbered. 27. Find the appropriate word in each case.
A. Eventually sustain A. Destroy B. Delete
B. Clog the drainage system C. Weaken D. Whelm
C. Drain the problem E. Eliminate
D. Drainage problem seriously 28. Find the appropriate word in each case.
E. Serious about life A. Success B. Productivity
Directions: In the following passage, there are blanks, C. Turnover D. Influence
each of which has been numbered. These numbers are E. Ability
printed below the passage and against each, five words
29. Find the appropriate word in each case.
are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately.
Find out the appropriate word in each case. A. Maximizing B. Shortening
Businesses (26) on efficient and rapid access to banking C. Scanting D. Minimizing
information for cash flow reviews, auditing and daily E. Understate
financial transaction processing. E-banking offers ease of 30. Find the appropriate word in each case.
access, secure transactions and 24-hour banking options. A. Resolve B. Answer
From small start-up companies to more established C. Clear D. Unlace
entities, small businesses rely on e-banking to (27) runs
E. Target
to the bank and to make financial decisions with updated
information. Business owners, accounting staff and other 31. Find the appropriate word in each case.
approved employees can access routine banking activity A. Adapt B. Mediates
such as deposits, cleared checks and wired funds quickly C. Placate D. Reconciliations
through an online banking interface. This ease of review E. Quiet
helps ensure the smooth processing of all banking
32. Find the appropriate word in each case.
transactions on a daily basis, rather than waiting for
monthly statements. Errors or delays can be noted and A. Conditions B. Requirements
resolved quicker, potentially before any business impact C. Provisions D. Demands
is felt. E-banking leads to (28) gains. Automating routine E. Commands
bill payments, (29) the need to physically visit the bank 33. Find the appropriate word in each case.
and the ability to work as needed rather than on banking A. Way B. Stimulate
hours may decrease the time involved in performing
C. Weaken D. Incur
routine banking activities. Additionally, online search
tools, banking actions and other programs can allow staff E. Trick
members to research transactions and (30) banking 34. Find the appropriate word in each case.
problems on their own, without interacting with bank A. Ensure B. Sustain
employees. In some cases, month end (31) for credit C. Take D. Visualize
card transactions and bank accounts can be automated
E. Think
by using e-banking files. Banking relationships and costs
are often based on resource (32). Businesses that place 35. Find the appropriate word in each case.
more demands on banking employees and need more A. Talent B. Relevant
physical assistance with wire transfers, deposits, research C. Accuracy D. Value
requests and other banking activities often (33) higher E. Virtue
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Directions: In the following passage, there are blanks, 44. Find out the appropriate word in each case.
each of which has been numbered. These numbers are A. Pivotal B. Productive
printed below the passage and against each, five words C. Optional D. Mundane
are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately.
E. Allied
In the (36) of India's economic boom Professional
45. Find out the appropriate word in each case.
Service Firms (PSFs) from management consultancies
and investment banks to advertising agencies and law A. Failure B. Motivation
firms are (37) to attract the best and the brightest C. Success D. Innovation
talent. But to be truly successful they have to do more E. Potential
than that. Like PSFs around the world they need Direction: In the following passage there are blanks,
to (38) their professionals rather than see them walk out each of which has been numbered. These numbers are
of the door in (39) of opportunities. To achieve that printed below the pas-sage and against each, five
companies often rely on the (40) of sprawling campuses words/phrases are suggested, one of which fits the blank
and luxurious facilities. But none of this gets to appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each
the (41) of the problem, which is when young case.
professionals join PSFs they have expectations which go
Primary educationin India is (46) by the public sector as
far (42) the nature of facilities. (43) on doing creative,
well as the private sector, with the (47) and the funding
thought provoking work, they often find themselves
coming from three levels: central, state and local. Under
engaged in doing (44) activities. They feel underutilized,
various articles of the Indian Constitution, (48) and
which is a formula for (45) in the long term.
compulsory education is provided as a fundamental right
36. Find out the appropriate word in each case. to the children between the ages of 6 and 14. India has
A. Depth B. Stage made (49) in the terms of increasing the primary
C. Midst D. Present education attendance rate and (50) literacy to
E. Knowledge approximately three-quarters of the population in the 6–
12 age group.
37. Find out the appropriate word in each case.
46. Find out the appropriate word in each case.
A. Opposing B. Rivaling
A. Emancipated B. Provided
C. Partial D. Competing
C. Recuperated D. Both A and B
E. Obsessed
E. Both B and C
38. Find out the appropriate word in each case.
47. Find out the appropriate word in each case.
A. Transition B. Retain
A. Control B. Dominance
C. Advance D. Substitute
C. Cadaver D. Both A and B
E. Restrain
E. Both B and C
39. Find out the appropriate word in each case.
48. Find out the appropriate word in each case.
A. Obtaining B. Pursuing
A. Paid B. Mandatory
C. Demand D. Direction
C. Free D. Rough
E. Search
E. None of the above
40. Find out the appropriate word in each case.
49. Find out the appropriate word in each case.
A. Allure B. Control
A. Advancement B. Progress
C. Reward D. Perk
C. Enforcement D. Both A and B
E. Allusion
E. All of the above
41. Find out the appropriate word in each case.
50. Find out the appropriate word in each case.
A. Solution B. Key
A. Exacerbating B. Aggravating
C. Heart D. Precedence
C. Expanding D. Shriveling
E. Occurrence
E. Exasperating
42. Find out the appropriate word in each case.
Direction: In the following passage, there are blanks
A. Ahead B. Beyond
each of which has been numbered. These numbers are
C. Away D. To printed below the passage and against each five fillers
E. Sighted have been suggested, one of which fills the blank
43. Find out the appropriate word in each case. appropriately.
A. Deciding B. Catching One year after demonetisation was (51), none of these
C. Keen D. Focusing targets have been achieved meaningfully to (52). Modi
E. Signing sold his big move with three original goals to 125 crore
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and (53). The costs of this exercise have far outweighed A. Very illustrative
the gains in the form of a very (54) informal economy B. Such a brazen
(big employer to millions of workers), destruction of C. Such a massively destructive
supply chains, job losses and revenue loss to the Reserve
D. Quite an epistolary
Bank of India (RBI) that also showed in low dividend
payments to the government. These apart, the (55) on E. Very much empirical
the common man who was forced to stand in serpentine 58. Find the appropriate word in each case.
queues for months on end to withdraw own A. Embedded in their lives
money, (56) and loss of income streams are not B. Influx in their activities
measurable using conventional economic tools. In
C. Emulating everywhere
hindsight, a cost-benefit analysis of the exercise makes
one wonder whether the economy (which as limping back D. Opposed in their thoughts
to health) really needed (57) shock-therapy that inflicted E. Embedded of activities
pain on every constituent of economy, with no clear 59. Find the appropriate word in each case.
gains. Demonetisation was offered to them as their one A. Boldly made a move B. Angrily rejected
big chance in life to challenge the socio-economic C. Heed to the D. Hid to the
inequalities (58). The poor (59) to Modi’s call and made
E. Happily heeded
demonetisation their personal battle (60).
60. Find the appropriate word in each case.
51. Find the appropriate word in each case.
A. For their betterment
A. Assiduous for the economy
B. In spite of the warnings
B. Multifarious in its approach C. Against the crooks
C. Reprieved in the economy D. For the criminals
D. Imposed upon the economy E. To have a betterment
E. Injected into the economy Direction: In the following passage, there are blanks,
52. Find the appropriate word in each case. each of which has been numbered. These numbers are
printed below the passage and against each, five words
A. Give major tangible gains are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately.
B. Produce a quandary Find out the appropriate word in each case.
C. Have prurient changes Global warming, also referred to as (61) change, is the
observed century-scale rise in the average temperature
D. Be puerile significantly
of the Earth's climate system and its related (62).
E. Have a static imposition Multiple lines of scientific (63) show that the climate
53. Find the appropriate word in each case. system is warming. Many of the observed changes since
the 1950s are unprecedented in the instrumental (64)
A. Bolster terror funding
record which extends back to the mid-19th century, and
B. Mobilize terror funding in paleoclimate proxy records covering thousands of
C. Root out terror funding years. In 2013, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate
Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report concluded that
D. Root terror funding
"It is extremely likely that (65) influence has been the
E. Rooting terror funding dominant cause of the observed warming since the mid-
54. Find the appropriate word in each case. 20th century." The largest human influence has been the
A. Big blow of the B. Severe hit on the (66) of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide,
methane and nitrous oxide. Climate model projections
C. Insurgent activities D. Obfuscate into the (67) in the report indicated that during the 21st century,
E. Pallid situation of the the global (68) temperature is likely to rise a further 0.3
55. Find the appropriate word in each case. to 1.7 °C (0.5 to 3.1 °F) in the lowest emissions scenario,
and 2.6 to 4.8 °C (4.7 to 8.6 °F) in the highest emissions
A. Accrued position B. Inured pain (69). These findings have been recognized by the
C. Pain inflicted D. Caused sufferings national science academies of the major industrialized
E. Major Sufferers nations and are not (70) by any scientific body of
national or international standing.
56. Find the appropriate word in each case.
61. Find out the appropriate word in each case.
A. Tried a lot B. Deluged hopes
A. Climate B. Weather
C. Consigned work D. Alleged loss of lives C. Nature D. Cycle
E. Shocked so many people E. Tropical
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62. Find out the appropriate word in each case. hospitals spend nearly 8% to 10% of their revenue on
A. Color B. Nature managing this laborious process.
C. Effects D. Length However, cloud-based platforms — connecting the
E. Power system at the hospital and at the insurance company —
are making a difference. (75) [undergoing]
63. Find out the appropriate word in each case.
incompatibility problems, the software converts the
A. Theory B. Cause hospital data into one standard form, as recommended
C. Solution D. Answer by IRDAI (Insurance Regulatory and Development
E. Evidence Authority of India). At the insurer’s end too, there is a
64. Find out the appropriate word in each case. software system that processes and (76) [adjudicates]
the insurance claims.
A. Heat B. Temperature
C. Cold D. Wind The rapid (77) [race] of progress isn’t surprising,
considering the many benefits the technology brings to
E. Water
patients, hospitals and insurance companies.
65. Find out the appropriate word in each case.
“When a patient is admitted, the details are (78)
A. Dog B. Wind [provided] by the hospital to the Remedinet platform,”
C. Human D. Computer says Satish HS, Manager, Insurance, Cloudnine group of
E. Smartphone hospitals. Another advantage is that patients know their
66. Find out the appropriate word in each case. insurance (79) [liability] before getting admitted. Now,
the insurance company, before the admission of the
A. Decrease B. Suction
patient itself, weighs in with the actual eligibility, and the
C. Manufacture D. Emission patient is able to make (80) [accurate] choices
E. Control regarding the type of room, facilities etc,” says Satish.
67. Find out the appropriate word in each case. 71. Find the appropriate word in each case.
A. Summarised B. Forced A. segment B. organization
C. Portrayed D. Stuck C. division D. section
E. Accepted E. No change required
68. Find out the appropriate word in each case.
72. Find the appropriate word in each case.
A. Narrow B. Surface
A. automatically B. handwritten
C. Human D. Potential
C. technically D. normally
E. Ice
E. No change required
69. Find out the appropriate word in each case.
73. Find the appropriate word in each case.
A. Length B. Capacity
A. stopped B. assessed
C. Speed D. Scenario
C. processed D. examined
E. Case
E. No change required
70. Find out the appropriate word in each case.
A. Supported B. Disputed 74. Find the appropriate word in each case.
C. Welcomed D. Seen A. understandable B. stipulated
E. Given C. predicted D. estimated
Direction: In the passage given below there are blanks, E. No change required
each followed by a word given in the brackets. Every 75. Find the appropriate word in each case.
blank has five alternative words given in options. Find the A. overwhelming B. facing
word which best suits the respective blank. If the given
C. overcoming D. viewing
word suits the blank, mark 'no correction/change
required' as the answer. E. No change required
While technology has made everything from travel 76. Find the appropriate word in each case.
bookings to long-distance communication easy, the A. adjourns B. adjusts
medical insurance (71) [part] has been slow to adapt. C. advertises D. adapts
While information regarding patient particulars are E. No change required
entered into computer systems at the hospital’s billing
77. Find the appropriate word in each case.
desk, treatment-related information is often (72)
[manually] written by doctors. The hospital sends the A. flow B. movement
patient’s documents to the insurance company, for them C. advancement D. pace
to be (73) [analyse] at multiple levels by the insurer for E. No change required
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78. Find the appropriate word in each case. 86. Find the appropriate word in each case.
A. uploaded B. downloaded A. much B. up
C. mentioned D. transferred C. above D. sharp
E. No change required E. high
79. Find the appropriate word in each case. 87. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives
A. responsibility B. sanctity given.
C. eligibility D. reality A. when B. since
E. No change required C. while D. as
80. Find the appropriate word in each case. E. after
A. perfect B. appropriate 88. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives
C. appreciable D. required given.
E. No change required A. collected B. informs
Direction: In the following passage, there are blanks C. calculate D. Analyzed
each of which has been numbered. These numbers E. show
correspond to the question numbers; against each 89. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives
question, five words have been suggested, one of which given.
fills the blanks appropriately. A. lowest B. smaller
Today experts all over the world are of the opinion that C. decreased D. Important
agriculture will affect the future of the world. The world E. not
has a serious food (81) and the only way to (82) this is
90. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives
if more people take up (83) Moreover since the 1980s,
given.
technology and finance jobs (84) been the basis of
America’s economy. (85), in recent times, farmers’ A. mostly B. best
incomes have risen (86). It has also been a long C. suitable D. Superior
time (87) farming was a major source of employment, E. main
but data (88) that unemployment in America is (89) in Direction: In the passage given below, there are blanks,
states where farming is the (90) occupation. As the each followed by a word given in bold. Every blank has
demand for food is rising – what the world needs today is four alternative words given in options (A), (B), (C) and
more farmers. (D). Find the word which best suits the place. If the given
81. Find the appropriate word in each case. word suits the blank, mark 'no correction/change
A. trouble B. crisis required' as the answer.
C. issue D. Deficit A trilateral transport corridor project, inked in Tehran this
E. surplus week by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the leaders of
Iran and Afghanistan, has the potential to dally (91) the
82. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives
geopolitical map of South and Central Asia. Mr. Modi’s
given.
visit also put an end to years of ambivalence on the
A. avert B. avoid development of Iran’s Chabahar port on the Gulf of
C. inundate D. prosper Oman, the focal point of the corridor project. New Delhi
E. grow and Tehran had agreed in 2003 to develop the port, near
83. Find the appropriate word in each case. the Iran-Pakistan border. But the project did not take off,
A. farming B. time mainly owing to international sanctions against Iran over
its nuclear programme, but also on account of inertia in
C. matter D. offer
Delhi. The removal of accolade (92) after Iran’s nuclear
E. job deal has provided New Delhi an opportunity to revitalize
84. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives bilateral ties. The road, rail, and port development
given. projects, once implemented (93), will change the way
A. also B. has India, Afghanistan, and Iran do business. For India, the
C. not D. have projects have specific economic and strategic
significance. India and Afghanistan have failed to realize
E. were
the full economic potential of their friendship owing to
85. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives connectivity problems. The Pakistan link between India
given. and landlocked Afghanistan has been a/an countenance
A. However B. Instead (94), given Islamabad’s tense diplomatic ties with both
C. Despite D. Again New Delhi and Kabul, and sometimes with Tehran too.
E. Still Once the Chabahar port is developed, Indian ships will
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Afghan border town of Zaranj will allow India a route “neutral” policy stance, clearly indicates that
around Pakistan. This will surely boost trade with Iran policymakers at the central bank are singularly focused
and Afghanistan. Besides, the neglected (95) free trade on their primary (97) (assignment) of ensuring price
zone in the Chabahar area offers Indian companies a new stability while supporting economic growth. That the
investment destination at a well-connected port city. RBI’s Monetary Policy Committee has chosen to do so in
India has already said its companies will set up “plants in the (98) (cover) of clamour for a rate cut, and
sectors such as fertilizers, petrochemicals, and Consumer Price Index data and the bank’s own survey of
metallurgy.” in the zone. It will also supply $400 million households’ inflation expectations
worth of steel rails to Tehran to build the railway link. appearing (99) (benign), points to the MPC’s
91. Find out the appropriate word/phrase in each case. determination to reassert the central bank’s
A. vault B. alter independence, especially in the rate-setting
realm. (100) (Putting) out its reasoning for opting to
C. stagnate D. fester
remain “watchful”, the RBI has raised transient questions
E. No change required relating to the outlook for price stability, the foremost
92. Find out the appropriate word/phrase in each case. being whether the “unusually low momentum in the
A. sanctions B. accolade reading for April will endure”.
C. grandeur D. cachet 96. Find the appropriate word in each case.
E. No change required A. reevaluate B. revise
93. Find out the appropriate word/phrase in each case. C. reaffirm D. reconsider
A. letup B. illustrated E. No correction required
C. adjourned D. deterred 97. Find the appropriate word in each case.
E. No change required A. expertise B. mission
94. Find out the appropriate word/phrase in each case. C. instrument D. remit
A. assistance B. gratification E. No correction required
C. superfluity D. obstacle 98. Find the appropriate word in each case.
E. No change required A. need B. pretext
95. Find out the appropriate word/phrase in each case. C. dearth D. face
A. forgotten B. spurned E. No correction required
C. prospective D. derelicted 99. Find the appropriate word in each case.
E. No change required A. real B. impressive
Direction: In the passage given below, there are blanks, C. obvious D. unusual
each followed by a word given in bold. Every blank has E. No correction required
four alternative words given in options (A), (B), (C) and 100. Find the appropriate word in each case.
(D). Find the word which best suits the place. If the given
A. stating B. leaving
word suits the blank, mark 'no correction/change
required' as the answer. C. laying D. clarifying
The Reserve Bank of India’s decision to keep the policy E. No correction required
interest rate unchanged, and (96) (reinstate) its

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