English: Fill in the Blanks for IBPS PO Prelims – Set 44

Directions: Pick out the most appropriate pair of words to complete the given sentences.

  1. We need to apply the __ of social business to solve __ of inequality and unemployment.
    A) factual, problems
    B) strength, problems
    C) potential, problems
    D) existent, problems
    E) None of these
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       Option C
    Explanation:
    potential = having or showing the capacity to develop into something in the future; 
  2. As he travelled across the world, Yunus found that low-income people in the world’s richest nations were __from the same problems the poor __in poorer nations.
    A) woe, eluded
    B) suffering , faced
    C) torture, mugged
    D) refusing, visaged
    E) None of these
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       Option B
    Explanation: 
    suffering = the state of undergoing pain, distress, or hardship; faced= confront and deal with or accept.
  3. For too long, we’ve __the __of poverty, unemployment, and environmental destruction, as if these are natural calamities
    A) tolerated , persistence
    B) verboten, cessasion
    C) vetoed, apathy
    D) prohibited, termination
    E) None of these
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       Option A
    Explanation:
    tolerated= allow the existence, occurrence, or practice of (something that one dislikes or disagrees with) without interference; persistence=the fact of continuing in an opinion or course of action in spite of difficulty or opposition.
  4. Social business offers __that are available neither to profit-maximising companies nor to traditional__.
    A) advantages , avarice
    B) advantages , malices
    C) advantages , charities
    D) advantages , animosities
    E) None of these
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       Option C
    Explanation:
    advantage = a condition or circumstance that puts one in a favourable or superior position.
  5. A social business owner who __a product or service that helps the poor or benefits society in some other way may be able to attract a __market by using social networking and other online tools to spread the word.
    A) plans, narrow
    B) devises , wide
    C) fabricates, bare
    D) concocts,  slight
    E)  None of these
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       Option B
    Explanation:
    devises= plan or invent (a complex procedure, system, or mechanism) by careful thought;
  6. Humankind as a whole is living in a time of __prosperity, __in part by revolutions in knowledge.
    A) thin, consolidated
    B) unparalleled, fuelled
    C) inferior, forwarded
    D) ordinary, corroboratorted
    E) None of these
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       Option B
    Explanation: 
    unparallel= exceptional; fuelled= sustain or inflame (an intense feeling).
  7. Since the June 2008 __in global food prices, prices have continued to__, reaching another record high in 2011.
    A) peak , fluctuate
    B) nadir, flutter
    C) tumble, vibrate
    D) plunge, undulate
    E) None of these
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       Option A
    Explanation:
    peak = reach a highest point, either of a specified value or at a specified time; fluctuate=  rise and fall irregularly in number or amount.
  8. We need to consider how the __of the world economy and, in particular, of the system whereby food is produced and distributed has led us to today’s__.
    A) collapse, dilemma
    B) abbreviation, dilemma
    C) advance, dilemma
    D) evolution, dilemma
    E) None of these
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       Option D
    Explanation: 
    evolution = the gradual development of something.; dilemma= a situation in which a difficult choice has to be made between two or more alternatives, especially ones that are equally undesirable.
  9.  India’s decision to expand security __to Kabul has a nuanced geopolitical__.
    A) constipation, rumour
    B) inhibition, agonized
    C) assistance, message
    D) liability, flout
    E) None of these
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       Option C 
  10. The decision to enhance security training comes coupled with an India-Afghanistan trade fair __by USAID, that will __ Afghanistan’s Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah and other ministers to Delhi this week.
    A) mentored, obnoxious
    B) opposed, dismal
    C) opposed, desirable
    D) sponsored , welcome
    E) None of these
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       Option D 

 

 

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17 Thoughts to “English: Fill in the Blanks for IBPS PO Prelims – Set 44”

  1. THE GOOD ALCHEMIST

    thanks 🙂

  2. mini

    5/10…..thnxxx team

  3. $hr££??????

    8/10 🙂

  4. !!! m@umit@ !!!

    ty 🙂

  5. Deadman

    3rd one didnt understand
    plz explain mam_/_
    thanku

    1. deteminedd

      bohot time se humne berjogari, natural calmities ko tolerate kiya ha jaise yeah koi natural calamities ho

      1. Deadman

        persistence confused me
        thanku –

        1. deteminedd

          ab ho geya clear bhai?

  6. Sachin shukla( Banker 2018)

    8/10

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