English Quiz for 3rd July: English Quiz for SBI Clerk Mains 2020

SBI Clerk Mains English Language Quiz

Is your DREAM to get selected in SBI Clerk 2020 recruitment? Well, then you must speed up your preparation as the Main exam which is the final step towards selection will soon be announced. So, students should utilize this time intelligently. The English Language is one of the subjects you’ll need to deal with and to help you keep your preparation up to the mark, here we provide you with a questionnaire of English Language to crack SBI Clerk Main. For other subjects, you can check the SBI Clerk Mains Study Plan. Directions (1-5): Read the following passage and answer the following questions. Some words are highlighted to help you answer some of the questions. The year 2019 witnessed a series of interventions and disruptions in the farm sector. The first half of the year saw the launch of a grand farm sop in the form of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) with a record allocation of ₹75,000 crore to help farmers in their needs. This grant can be used to encourage climate resilient farming. The second half, however, was a disaster for the sector as many parts of the country witnessed drought and floods. The economic slowdown and the spiralling onion and vegetable prices burdened consumers, providing a short respite to only a section of farmers. Agriculture is a crucial segment for inclusive development and provides stimulus to the economy, especially when it is not doing too well. Since the country has several targets and commitments to be achieved in the next decade, it is imperative to lay a strong foundation by launching measures that can stem falling farm growth. First, the disparity in agriculture expenditure and growth drivers, mainly the subsidiary sectors, must be addressed. Despite higher growth in livestock and fisheries sector, only moderate to low expenditure was recorded. Expenditure on livestock and fisheries must be increased, as they are mainly connected with resource-poor families in rural areas and also to raise the decelerating growth rate. Moreover, the expenditure on research and development in agriculture needs to be raised from nearly 0.40% of agriculture GDP to 1% as it pays huge dividends in the long run in ameliorating poverty and improving livelihoods compared to any other investment. Considering India’s dependency on agriculture and recurring climate-induced disasters, it is imperative to expand the implementation of Climate Smart Villages of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research-National Innovations on Climate Resilient Agriculture (NICRA) across the nation. The Farmer Producer Organisations, which are currently facing operational and structural issues governed by different Acts and funded by various sources, may be strengthened by bringing them under one institution, preferably an FPO Development and Regulatory Authority. A structured ____________ must be given to build block chain-based e-market places connecting farmers, traders, agencies, institutions and exporters on a common platform to check price fluctuations and harness decentralisation. Further, affordable technologies must be developed and deployed particularly in rural and remote areas where digital literacy of farmers has improved considerably. Key farm institutions and organisations in the front line of farm service, dealing with perishables and low shelf life commodities, must digitalise so that they are efficiently managed. Large-scale investment in agriculture over several years have encouraged monoculture, threatening the environment and soil health. Thus, small-scale investment measures or an incentive-based system is essential to scale up sustainable practices such as agroforestry, climate-smart agriculture, ecosystem services, conservation agriculture and others. Increasing corporate social responsibility will help to tap more private investments besides encouraging private players in potential areas where production sustainability is possible.  Q1. Which of the following statement(s) is/are about FPO based on the information given in the passage? (a) technological structure build on the block chain platform (b) an organisation dealing with development of affordable technology (c) necessity of farming index is the main motive behind it (d) multitude of organisations dealing with farming and allied activities (e) None of these. Q2. Which of the following conclusion(s) can be drawn from the first paragraph of the given passage? (a) populist measures have low bearing on the welfare of farmers (b) Both (a) and (c) (c) economic events have varied effects on different segments of society (d) there is need of setting multiple institutions for effective coordination and convergence of states (e) None of these. Q3. Which of the following is opposite in meaning to ‘subsidiary’ as used in the passage? (a) peripheral (b) tributary (c) appendage (d) subservient (e) None of these. Q4. Which of the following is true with respect to increase in production of single crop in a large area? (a) genetic enhancement of the seeds has led to the increase in such practices (b) coverage of institutional mechanism for credit / insurance yet to show results at the field level (c) both (a) and (d) (d) profusion of investment in the agriculture sector have expanded its scope (e) None of these. Q5. Which of the following is the most appropriate title of the given passage? (a) Thinking beyond farm sops (b) Dual nature of Agricultural practices (c) Farming and politics (d) Agricultural psephology (e) None of these. To attempt the complete quiz refer to the links given below:
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