Friday, 27 May 2016

Night Class: English Quiz





Directions (Q.1- 8): 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 …(1)… that there were risks …(2)… with full capital account …(3)… . 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 …(4)… closed capital accounts, Mr. Padmanabhan said. "…(5)… openness to international trade may create opportunities for …(6)… of capital account restrictions through under- and over-invoicing of trade transactions, and the increasing …(7)… 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 …(8)…, he added. Ipso facto, he felt, India should move towards full capital account convertibility. "There is simply no escape from it,’’ Mr. Padmanabhan asserted. 

 1.
conceded
retained
gained
concede
denied

2.
associate
associated
considerate
incorporate
conjoin

3.
inconvertibility
convertible
inconvertible
convertibility
exchangeable

4.
preserved
display
maintain
elevate
dissolve

5.
decreasing
increasing
increased
decreased
diminished

6.
escape
evade
dodge
circumvent
circumvention

7.
crude
sophistication
backward
naive
sophisticated

8.
restricted
construction
constructed
restriction
liberation

Directions (9- 10): Which of the phrase (a), (b), (c), (d) given below each sentences should replace the phrase printed in bold to make the sentence grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is, mark (e) is ‘No correction required’ as the answer. 

 9. He has visited many places all over the city looked at the perfect location to set up his factory.
looking out
looking for
looking after
looked forward to
No correction required

10. No traffic will be allowed in this area since the minister visit scheduled today.
ministers visit
minister is visiting
minister’s visit is
visit of the minister
No correction required

               

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