English Quiz for BOB Manipal and Dena Bank PGDBF 2017 - Set 11


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Q. 1– 5
In the upper caste imagination, reservation is branded   unlike (1) a welfare programme giving handouts to a set of caste-marked “beneficiaries”. From this   perspective (2), those who receive this benefit — the “reserved category” — are deviant exceptions who fall outside the normal or ‘general category’ of casteless citizens which constitutes the nation. It is this casteless nation that gives reservation to certain castes to compensate for the “historical wrongs” done to them in the   latest (3) past, and to help them   transcend (4) their backwardness. Only when reservation is understood in this way we can make sense of objections such as: How long will reservations continue? Why is caste and not economic need the   criterion (5) ? And of forms of protest, such as a symbolic polishing of shoes and sweeping of streets by youth wearing stethoscopes or lab coats that reservation provokes from the upper castes.
1. 1) to 2) since 3) for 4) as 5) No correction required

2. 1) idea 2) reality 3) effort 4) benchmark 5) No correction required

3. 1) distant 2) recent 3) very 4) beyond 5) No correction required

4. 1) impugn 2) baffle 3) overcome 4) arrest 5) No correction required

5. 1) change 2) prejudice 3) equation 4) fact 5) No correction required


Directions (Q. 6-10): In each of the following sentences there are two blank spaces. Below each sentence there are five pairs of words denoted by numbers 1), 2), 3), 4) and 5). Find out which pair of words can be filled up in the blanks in the sentence in the same sequence to make it meaningfully complete.


6. The primary reason for the chaos that _____ in Indian cities is planning _____.
1) unfolds, lack 2) usher, chaos 3) prevails, incompetence
4) manipulates, crisis 5) reflects, discord


7. In the ______ of an active media, these struggles would not have reached out to a large ______.
1) dearth, governance 2) lack, conclusion 3) trial, proportion
4) absence, multitude 5) rage, populace


8. The state is legally and morally ____ to _____ by its promises to people.
1) bound, stand 2) earmarked, govern 3) set, appeal
4) confined, deliver 5) stated, reflect


9. The power of the judiciary in a democracy lies in the _____ that its orders will be _____ by the executive.
1) certainty, enforced 2) basic, subjected 3) emblem, passed
4) manner, tried 5) gamut, directed


10. Our heritage sites have to be professionally _____ to _____ tourists.
1) managed, attract 2) evolved, trap 3) ascertained, handle
4) offered, drive 5) geared, marvel



Answers:
1. 4
2. 5
3. 1
4. 3
5. 4
6. 3
7. 4
8. 1
9. 1
10. 1







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