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English Language Quiz For Bank Foundation 2023 -09th December

Directions (1-5): In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, some words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.

India has quadrupled its imports of lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries and more than tripled its import bill on the product, vital for _____ (1) _____ a range of devices from cellphones to electric vehicles, from 2016-2018, the Union Science Ministry said in the Lok Sabha last Friday. Responding to a query, the Ministry said 175 million _____ (2) _____ batteries were imported in 2016, 313 million in 2017, 712 million in 2018 and 450 million from January 1, 2019, till November 30 of that year. The cost of these imports rose from $383 million (₹2,600 crore approx) in 2016 to $727.24 million (₹5,000 crore approx.) in 2017, $1254.94 million (₹8,700 crore) in 2018 and $929 million (₹6,500 crore) in 2019. Indian manufacturers source Li-ion batteries from China, Japan and South Korea and the country among the largest importers in the world.  The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) manufactures such batteries but _____ (3) _____ are limited and they are restricted for use in space applications. In June 2018, Central Electro Chemical Research Institute (CECRI) in Tamil Nadu’s Karaikudi, under the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) and RAASI Solar Power Pvt Ltd signed a Memorandum of Agreement for transfer of technology for India’s first lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery project. To promote _____ (4) _____ development of such batteries, the Union Cabinet in 2019 approved a programme, called a National Mission on Transformative Mobility and Battery Storage in the NITI Aayog to “drive clean, connected, shared, sustainable and holistic mobility initiatives.” China dominates the Li-ion battery market. According to a report by BloombergNEF “… Around three-quarters of battery cell manufacturing capacity is in China, and Chinese companies have ___(5)___ control of required domestic and foreign battery raw materials and processing facilities.”

Q1.
(a) Destroyable
(b) Dwindle
(c) Prosperity
(d) Powering
(e) Alleviation

Q2.
(a) Such
(b) Solace
(c) Decrease
(d) Task
(e) Boom

Q3.
(a) Destitutions
(b) Complex
(c) Volumes
(d) Abstract
(e) Complicated

Q4.
(a) Effortless
(b) Ambiguous
(c) Vulnerable
(d) Definitive
(e) Indigenous

Q5.
(a) Implied
(b) Unparalleled
(c) Expressed
(d) Specified
(e) Fragile

Solutions

S1. Ans. (d)
Sol. Powering fits the blank appropriately. Hence, option (d) is the right answer choice.

S2. Ans. (a)
Sol. Such fits the blank appropriately. Hence, option (a) is the right answer choice.

S3. Ans. (c)
Sol. Volumes fits the blank appropriately. Hence, option (c) is the right answer choice.

S4. Ans. (e)
Sol. Indigenous fits the blank appropriately. Hence, option (e) is the right answer choice.

S5. Ans. (b)
Sol. Unparalleled fits the blank appropriately. Hence, option (b) is the right answer choice.

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