English: Odd Sentence Set 26

Directions (1-10): Choose the odd sentence out of the given five sentences in each question.

  1. bank finance without collateral is prohibitively expensive. But in a fiercely competitive market,
    price increases lead to loss of market. That is what is happening to Indian apparel exports.
    the funds crunch has left apparel manufacturers and exporters with no option
    but to increase prices by about five per cent, particularly because
    its continued health is important for creation of jobs.
    Option E
    CDAB

     

  2. average monthly demand for cash has more than doubled from around ₹20,000 crore two
    months ago to ₹45,000 crore, according to Garg.
    the Centre should go into the causes for the shortage to assess if there is a genuine reason.
    Ergo, there’s a clear demand-supply mismatch leading to shortage.
    But what caused the rise in demand? This is where we run into a black hole with explanations ranging from hoarding of ₹2,000 notes
    Option C
    ABDE

     

  3. agri GVA growth is expected at just 3 per cent.
    even if this monsoon turns out to be normal, this is no guarantee of robust growth
    normal monsoons may not necessarily guarantee rural feel-good.
    in the agriculture leg of GDP. Agriculture GVA managed an exceptional 6.3 per cent growth in FY17
    as output revived from a drought year. But in FY18, as the base effect wore off,
    Option C
    BDEA

     

  4. the US is also barking up the wrong tree by inveighing against ‘currency manipulators’.
    while the renminbi recorded its sharpest appreciation in nine years.
    The rise of the renminbi has occurred despite a sharp increase in China’s holdings in US treasuries in 2017
    As it is buoyant farm income that catalyses rural prosperity and spending,
    The greenback depreciated by about 10 per cent in 2017 against a basket of six currencies,
    Option D
    AEBC

     

  5. little to re-build the eroded confidence of investors and depositors in the banking system.
    It also justifiably had compelling reasons for its tough move.
    But it is not as if the RBI was unaware of the impact its February directive would have on banks’ earnings.
    with a possible write-back of ₹28,000-30,000 crore in the March quarter.
    the RBI’s leeway on MTM losses and provisioning cushion the blow somewhat —
    Option A
    EDCB

     

  6. there is a genuine grievance over the Sterlite project where the company stands accused of
    cutting corners in its quest for expansion of capacity.
    Yet, the overall signal going out is that of a State that is not friendly any more to industry.
    This is dangerous as there are others — notably neighbouring Andhra Pradesh which is hungry for investment
    to stop IPL matches from being played in Chennai on the excuse of the Centre not notifying the Cauvery management board.
    Option E
    ABCD

     

  7. But after that initial bluster, the Centre has gone quiet.
    The company did spell out its strategy to ensure that a similar data breach does not happen in the future
    This is despite a disappointing response by Facebook to the show-cause issued by the Centre.
    very emphatically claimed that he would summon Zuckerberg to India.
    after the Facebook data breach came to light, the Minister for Electronics and IT,
    Option B
    EDAC

     

  8. is an even more qualitative exercise. They do not easily lend themselves to textbook methods for arriving at the ‘fair market value’
    investor fancy for the sector. In the absence of profits or tangible assets, the valuation of new-age start-ups
    ‘Fair value’ assessments even for listed entities are a subjective exercise,
    The new ITR forms require salary earners to provide breakups of their salary already captured in Form 16
    which yield widely varying numbers based on the method used, market conditions and
    Option D
    CEBA

     

  9. India spends a third of its defence budget on capital acquisitions and about 60 per cent of
    India’s public-sector enterprises such as Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) have comprehensively demonstrated technological mettle in producing high quality equipment required for the country’s defence.
    India is one of the few nations with capabilities to design and build warships
    Thus, the opportunity to increase domestic procurement is large.
    the defence related requirement is met through imports.
    Option C
    AEDB

     

  10. could grant more say for home buyers in the resolution process
    the committee is correct in recommending that home buyers be given the status of financial
    in effect thwarts promoters’ efforts to delay recovery by lenders against their personal assets.
    creditors. Given that in most cases, the amount of money given by home buyers as advanceis
    much higher than the money lent by banks, this
    Option C
    BDEA

     


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