English Quiz for SIDBI Assistant Manager 2016 - Set 2

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Directions: (Q. 1-5): Which of the phrases given after the sentence should replace the word/phrase given in bold in the sentence to make it grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is given and no correction is required, select 'No correction required' as the answer.

1. Rich mineral resources and the government present willing to build infrastructure will attract plenty of foreign investment.
1) government willingly present
2) government presence is willing
3) government is present but willing
4) present government's willingness
5) No correction required

2. One of the city's advantages including a good education system, attractive quality of life and a good transport system which can cope with its rising population.
1) One of the city's advantages include
2) Some of the city's advantages include
3) The city has advantages included
4) Many of the city's advantages are included
5) No correction required

3. Regulators in America have plans to increase the amount of capital that its eight largest banks can hold and banks will have until 2018 to comply.
1) increased the amount
2) increase in the amounts
3) which increases the amount
4) by increasing amounts
5) No correction required

4. If we revise the school curriculum, colleges will not only get more quality of students but companies will also get skilled employees.
1) most quality students
2) good quality of the student
3) students of best qualities
4) better quality students
5) No correction required

5. By running small dairy farms and selling milk to factories, the women of the village takes care the needs of their families.
1) woman of the village caring for
2) woman of a village will care
3) women of the village take care of
4) village women taking care of
5) No correction required

Directions (Q. 6-10): This sentence has two blanks each indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the set of words for the blanks which best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

6. Young people may be ________ the ability to read emotions, as digital devices such as smartphones are ________ their face-to-face social skills.
1) faking, hiding
2) affecting, stopping
3) losing, limiting
4) falling, hindering
5) mastering, providing

7. ________ are the days when consumers were passive passengers with little or ________ choice over the design of the product.
1) Went, less
2) Past, much
3) Gone, no
4) Extinct, nil
5) Lost, so

8. Researchers ________ that eating less meat would help in ________ water resources in dry areas around the world.
1) opine, conserve
2) said, procuring
3) suggest, removing
4) prove, store
5) believe, preserving

9. The Government is ________ on launching a system to strictly monitor ________ of industrial wastes.
1) keen, treatment
2) thinking, capturing
3) contemplating, cure
4) interested, disposal
5) eager, healing

10. Scientists from across the country have ________ emphasis on the need to take immediate steps to ________ the issue of climate change.
1) placed, stop
2) paid, halt
3) given, hold
4) laid, address
5) put, clear


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