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English Language Quiz For Bank Mains Exam 2023-27th December

Directions (1-5): Read the following passage and answer the questions as directed. There are some blanks given in the passage-based in which some questions are framed, and some words are highlighted as well to help you answer some of the questions.

India’s dream of becoming a $5-trillion economy by 2024 is now in the open with a ‘blue sky’ vision …………………………(A) in the Economic Survey this year.
(B) The conditions (1) lays down a clear strategy to augment the growth (2) of key sectors by shifting gears as the current economic document (3) are smooth in terms of macroeconomic stability (4) to expand growth. However, unless there are adequate investment reforms in primary sectors, steps taken to augment growth in other sectors would be futile.
(C) According to the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), insufficient investment in the agriculture sector in most developing countries over the past 30 years has resulting in low productivity and stagnant production.
In India, with a steadily decreasing share of 14.4% in Gross Value Added since 2015-16, the sector’s contribution to a $5-trillion economy would be around $1 trillion — assuming a positive annual growth rate hereafter.
Investment is the key to unlocking the …………………………(D) of a developing economy. However, the myopic policy regime in the past several decades has resulted in sluggish investment growth in the farm sector. Therefore, strengthening the sector with an enabling investment package (both public and private) is critical.
First, the wave of investment should touch segments such as agro-processing, and exports, agri-startups, and agri-tourism, where the potential for job creation and capacity …………………….(E) is far less.

Q1. Which of the following word given in the options should come at the place marked as (A) in the above passage to make it grammatically correct and meaningful? Also, the word should fill in the two sentences given below to make them contextually correct and meaningful.
(I) Murrayfield opted into the law because it was _______________ at the time that football matches would be played at the stadium.
(II) Great care was taken as the board _______________ disastrous results if the earthworks collapsed and released a wall of water upon New Plymouth.

(a) Envisaged
(b) Issue
(c) Approach
(d) Constant
(e) None of these

Q2. The sentence given in (B) has four words given in bold. Amongst the given bold words which of the followings must replace each other to make the sentence contextually correct and meaningful?

(a) 2-1 and 3-4
(b) 1-3
(c) Only 2-3
(d) 1-4 and 2-3
(e) Only 2-4

Q3. In the above passage, sentence (C) is italicized. There may or may not be error in one part of the sentence, select the part having error in it.
(a) According to the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), insufficient
(b) investment in the agriculture sector in most developing
(c) countries over the past 30 years has resulting in low
(d) productivity and stagnant production
(e) None of these

Q4. Which of the following should fill the blank given in (D) to make it contextually correct and meaningful?
(a) Circumstance
(b) Generate
(c) Campaign
(d) Potential
(e) None of the above

Q5. Which of the following word given in the options should come at the place marked as (E) in the given passage to make it grammatically correct and meaningful? Also, the word should fill in the two sentences given below to make them contextually correct and meaningful.
(I) Having health insurance was associated with ________________ of both primary health care and drug treatment.
(II) There are practical results in the ________________ of geoinformation systems and standardization of software and hardware.
(a) Dwelling
(b) Knighted
(c) Wandering
(d) Utilization
(e) None of these

Solutions:

S1. Ans. (a)
Sol. Here, ‘Envisaged’ fits in the blank (A) and in the given two statements as well.

S2. Ans. (b)
Sol. Here, after the replacement, the contextually and grammatically correct sentence thus formed is, “The document lays down a clear strategy to augment the growth of key sectors by shifting gears as the current economic conditions are smooth in terms of macroeconomic stability to expand growth.”

S3. Ans. (c)
Sol. Here, instead of ‘resulting’ it will be ‘resulted’ because we use third form of verb with ‘has’ or ‘have’.

S4. Ans. (d)
Sol. Here, option (d) ‘potential’ should fill the blank given in (D) to make it contextually correct and meaningful.

S5. Ans. (d)
Sol. Here, option (d), ‘utilization’ should come at the place marked as (E) in the given passage to make it grammatically and contextually correct. It also fits in the blanks given in the two statements.

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