English Questions: Fill in the Blanks 125

  1. Non­-banking financial companies, already reeling _____ a painful liquidity crisis, are up against a fresh challenge in the form of new _______ norms set by the Reserve Bank of India.
    for, charge
    under, administration
    under, regulatory
    for, regulatory
    under, governance
    Option C


  2. The central bank has _______ draft norms on liquidity ______ management for deposit taking and non-­deposit taking NBFCs.
    delivered, possibility
    reported, prospect
    released, risk
    set, probability
    None of these
    Option C


  3. According to these proposed rules, NBFCs would have to comply ________ a higher liquidity coverage ratio (LCR), which is the proportion of assets that an NBFC needs to hold in the form of high ­quality liquid assets that can be quickly and easily ________ into cash.
    with, metamorphosed
    for, turned
    in, transfigured
    with, converted
    for, changed
    Option D


  4. The new norms, which are expected to be ______ by the RBI over four years starting from April 2020, would likely put significant pressure on the ______ of NBFCs.
    conducted, scale
    implemented, margins
    executed, verge
    counted, brink
    done. bank
    Option B


  5. ______ these norms, NBFCs would have to maintain their LCR at 60% of net cash _______ initially, and improve it to 100% by April 2024.
    Under, discharge
    By, outburst
    With, discharge
    Under, outflows
    With, outflows
    Option D


  6. The AWG vote is a _______ reminder to humanity that failure to end destructive activities will irrevocably change the face of the earth and make it ______.
    seriously, suitable
    sobering, inhabitable
    solemn, inhabitable
    sobering, uninhabitable
    serious, inhabitable
    Option D
    Sobering- creating a more serious, sensible, or solemn mood.


  7. Officially, humans will continue to ______ in the Holocene epoch for a couple of years more before the Anthropocene epoch is finally ______ by the International Union
    of Geological Sciences.
    reside, consent
    settled, confirmed
    have, accepted
    live, ratified
    stay, approve
    Option D


  8. Human activity has been _______ changing the earth, with the greatest impacts coming from agriculture, large-­scale deforestation, the industrial revolution and increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide, ________ the creation of materials such as concrete and plastic.
    moderately, except
    greatly, including
    trivially, apart from
    mildly, except
    drastically, besides
    Option E


  9. After being ________ into the Congress party by Mahatma Gandhi, Nehru rose to become its most powerful leader and its ______ negotiator of the terms of India’s freedom with the British.
    instate, single
    engaged, individual
    allowed, solitary
    inducted, sole
    installed, lone
    Option D


  10. As Prime Minister, Nehru had a ________ relationship with his powerful Home Minister, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, widely _______ for integrating the princely states into the
    Indian Union. Gandhi had to mediate between them.
    stressful, attributed
    dark, ascribed
    disturbed, accredited
    troubled, credited
    difficult, accepted
    Option D


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