English: Sentence Corrections Set 71 (SBI PO Mains Pattern)

Direction (1-10): In each question given below a sentence is given and is divided into three parts a, b and c. For each part a correction statement is also given. You have to determine which part requires correction and mark it as your answer.

  1. Should the poor be allowed to dabble into equities? An animated social media debate has been stirred up on / this question beyond recent news reports suggesting that the Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is looking into use net worth criteria to cap the domestic retail investor’s equity exposure./ It isn’t clear yet if this cap is intended to protect retail investors from speculative stock market positions or targets even their long-term equity holdings.
    a. Should the poor be allowed to dabble in equities? An animated social media debate has been stirred up on
    b. this question after recent news reports suggesting that the Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is looking to use net worth criteria to cap the domestic retail investor’s equity exposure.
    c. It isn’t clear until if this cap is intended to protect retail investors from speculative stock market positions or targets even their long-term equity holdings.

    Both a & b
    Both b & c
    Both c & a
    Only c
    None of these
    Option A

     

  2. That Atal Bihari Vajpayee was born on Christmas Day, could be seen as been quite portentous, / considering that among India’s long roster of politicians, the sobriquet of ‘Santa’ probably suits him the best. / This was a man who, both as a politician and later as a statesman, understood that bearing a sense of humour — and being public about it — in no way diminishes the serious job at hand.
    a. That Atal Bihari Vajpayee was born on Christmas Day, could be seen as being quite portentous,
    b. considering that among India’s long roster of politicians, the sobriqueting ‘Santa’ probably suits him the best.
    c. This was a man who, both as a politician and later as a statesman, understood that bearing a sense of humour — and being public about it — in no way diminished the serious job at hand.

    Both a & b
    Both b & c
    Both c & a
    Only b
    None of these
    Option C
    That Atal Bihari Vajpayee was born on Christmas Day, could be seen as being quite portentous, considering that among India’s long roster of politicians, the sobriquet of ‘Santa’ probably suits him the best. This was a man who, both as a politician and later as a statesman, understood that bearing a sense of humour — and being public about it — in no way diminished the serious job at hand.

     

  3. Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the first non-Congress prime minister to hold office for more than five years. / He was also the first to lead a diverse coalition at the Centre to provide a stable government. / Vajpayee, BJP’s founding president, had risen from the ranks of the Rashtriya Sawayamsevak Sangh to president of the Jan Sangh after Deendayal Upadhyaya. His NDA government ended BJP’s political untouchability.
    a. Atal Bihari Vajpayee is the first non-Congress prime minister to hold office for more than five years.
    b. He is also the first to lead a diverse coalition at the Centre to provide a stable government.
    c. Vajpayee, BJP’s founding president, has risen from the ranks of the Rashtriya Sawayamsevak Sangh to president of the Jan Sangh after Deendayal Upadhyaya. His NDA government ended BJP’s political untouchability.

    Both a & b
    Both b & c
    Both c & a
    Only c
    None of these
    Option E
    Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the first non-Congress prime minister to hold office for more than five years. He was also the first to lead a diverse coalition at the Centre to provide a stable government. Vajpayee, BJP’s founding president, had risen from the ranks of the Rashtriya Sawayamsevak Sangh to president of the Jan Sangh after Deendayal Upadhyaya. His NDA government ended BJP’s political untouchability, paving the way for its subsequent rise to absolute majority under Narendra Modi in 2014.

     

  4. It is the privilege of an incumbent prime minister to launch his re-election campaign in the ramparts of the Red Fort, / during the course of delivering the final Independence Day address of his term. Prime Minister Narendra Modi used this prerogative to his advantage. He counted his government’s achievements, / asserted that governments before his had badly underperformed, attributed his government’s success to decisive leadership and, in subtle and non-subtle ways, presented himself as the leader the country needs to continue the good work.
    a. It is the privilege of an incumbent prime minister to launch his re-election campaign from the ramparts of the Red Fort,
    b. in the course of delivering the final Independence Day address of his term. Prime Minister Narendra Modi used that prerogative to his advantage. He counted his government’s achievements,
    c. asserted that governments before his had badly underperformed, attributed his government’s success to decisive leadership and, in subtle and non-subtle ways, presented himself being the leader the country needs to continue the good work.

    Both a & b
    Both b & c
    Both c & a
    Only c
    None of these
    Option A
    It is the privilege of an incumbent prime minister to launch his re-election campaign from the ramparts of the Red Fort, in the course of delivering the final Independence Day address of his term. Prime Minister Narendra Modi used that prerogative to his advantage. He counted his government’s achievements, asserted that governments before his had badly underperformed, attributed his government’s success to decisive leadership and, in subtle and non-subtle ways, presented himself as the leader the country needs to continue the good work, at least till 2022, the year in which Independent India would turn 75 and see farmer incomes double.

     

  5. State Bank of India (SBI) has reported a loss of .`4,875 crore for the April-June quarter (Q1) for 2018-19. / Analysts are disappointed: the consensus was an expected profit of .`238 crore. / This is the third successive quarter of losses for the bank. Worryingly, SBI had started bleeding in multiple sores, not just from bad loans to big companies.
    a. State Bank of India (SBI) has reported a loss of .`4,875 crore for the April-June quarter (Q1) in 2018-19.
    b. Analysts are being disappointed: the consensus was an expected profit of .`238 crore.
    c. This is the third successive quarter of losses for the bank. Worryingly, SBI has started bleeding from multiple sores, not just from bad loans to big companies.

    Both a & b
    Both b & c
    Both c & a
    Only c
    None of these
    Option D
    State Bank of India (SBI) has reported a loss of .`4,875 crore for the April-June quarter (Q1) for 2018-19. Analysts are disappointed: the consensus was an expected profit of .`238 crore. This is the third successive quarter of losses for the bank. Worryingly, SBI has started bleeding from multiple sores, not just from bad loans to big companies. Trading income has fallen, a sign of the drag in the economy; harder bond yields, marked to market, have dented income.

     

  6. The Uttarakhand High Court’s judgment of August 10 on a petition against illegal slaughter of cows / serves as an example of judicial overreach, in which the court goes so far beyond clarifying legal principle and directs the executive to act in an particular manner with regard to the state’s cattle / and other animals which would corner a large part of the state’s budget and make a mockery of the legislature’s ability to determine how to spend the state’s resources.
    a. The Uttarakhand High Court’s judgment of August 10 on a petition against illegal slaughter of cows
    b. serves as an example of judicial overreach, in which the court goes far beyond clarifying legal principle and directs the executive to act in a particular manner with regard to the state’s cattle
    c. and other animals that would corner a large part of the state’s budget and make a mockery of the legislature’s ability to determine how to spend the state’s resources.

    Both a & b
    Both b & c
    Both c & a
    Only a
    None of these
    Option B
    The Uttarakhand High Court’s judgment of August 10 on a petition against illegal slaughter of cows serves as an example of judicial overreach, in which the court goes far beyond clarifying legal principle and directs the executive to act in a particular manner with regard to the state’s cattle and other animals that would corner a large part of the state’s budget and make a mockery of the legislature’s ability to determine how to spend the state’s resources.

     

  7. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) must stand ready to announce a significant, pre-emptive hike in policy rates, of, say, 0.5 percentage (50 basis) points. / This is necessary to signal that the central bank can, and will, defense the rupee, which fall to a historic low of 70.08 to the dollar on Tuesday. / The RBI did hike rates by 25 basis points earlier this month, July consumer inflation is moderate, and RBI could have rested easy.
    a. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) must stand ready to announce a significant, pre-emptive hike in policy rates, of, say, 0.5 percentage (50 basis) points.
    b. This is necessary to signal that the central bank can, and will, defend the rupee, which fell to a historic low of 70.08 to the dollar on Tuesday.
    c. The RBI did hike rates by 25 basis points earlier this month, July consumer inflation is moderate, and the RBI could have rested easy.

    Both a & b
    Both b & c
    Both c & a
    Only a
    None of these
    Option B
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) must stand ready to announce a significant, pre-emptive hike in policy rates, of, say, 0.5 percentage (50 basis) points. This is necessary to signal that the central bank can, and will, defend the rupee, which fell to a historic low of 70.08 to the dollar on Tuesday. The RBI did hike rates by 25 basis points earlier this month, July consumer inflation is moderate, and the RBI could have rested easy.

     

  8. Capital market regulator Sebi’s reported movement to limit investors’ exposure to shares / and equity derivatives in line with their net worth is hare-brain. / Those who invest in the stock markets directly should be equipped with the ability to take rational risks.
    a. Capital markets regulator Sebi’s reported move to limit investors’ exposure to shares
    b. and equity derivatives in line with their net worth is hare-brained.
    c. Those who invest in the stock markets directly should equipped with the ability to take rational risks.

    Both a & b
    Both b & c
    Both c & a
    Only c
    None of these
    Option A
    Capital markets regulator Sebi’s reported move to limit investors’ exposure to shares and equity derivatives in line with their net worth is hare-brained. Those who invest in the stock markets directly should be equipped with the ability to take rational risks.

     

  9. Lobbying is on to shift Asia’s premier defence aviation exhibition, Aero India, from its traditional base in Bengaluru to Lucknow. / The government should nip this move in the bud and clarify, without delay, that Aero India will, indeed, take place at the Yelahanka Base, as it has since 1996, when the air show started. / Air shows acquire a certain cachet because of their tradition and history. Britain holds its air show at Farnborough, every even-numbered year.
    a. Lobbying is under to shift Asia’s premier defence aviation exhibition, Aero India, from its traditional base in Bengaluru to Lucknow.
    b. The government should nip this movement in the bud and clarify, without delay, that Aero India will, indeed, take place at the Yelahanka Base, as it has since 1996, when the air show started.
    c. Air shows acquires a certain cachet because of their tradition and the history. Britain holds its air show at Farnborough, every even-numbered year.

    Both a & b
    Both b & c
    Both c & a
    Only c
    None of these
    Option E
    Lobbying is on to shift Asia’s premier defence aviation exhibition, Aero India, from its traditional base in Bengaluru to Lucknow. The government should nip this move in the bud and clarify, without delay, that Aero India will, indeed, take place at the Yelahanka Base, as it has since 1996, when the air show started. Air shows acquire a certain cachet because of their tradition and history. Britain holds its air show at Farnborough, every even-numbered year.

     

  10. Addressing the 56th convocation of IIT Bombay, the prime minister charged institutions / and faculty with the task of improving the quality of engineering and science education, bemoaning the fact that of the 7 lakh engineering graduates that India produced, / quite few do not possess the right sets of skills. He was on target only in part.
    a. Addressing 56th convocation of the IIT Bombay, the prime minister charged institutions
    b. and faculty with the task of improving the quality of engineering and science education, bemoans the fact that of the 7 lakh engineering graduates that India produced,
    c. quite a few did not possess the right sets of skills. He was on target only in part.

    Both a & b
    Both b & c
    Both c & a
    Only c
    None of these
    Option D
    Addressing the 56th convocation of IIT Bombay, the prime minister charged institutions and faculty with the task of improving the quality of engineering and science education, bemoaning the fact that of the 7 lakh engineering graduates that India produced, quite a few did not possess the right sets of skills. He was on target only in part.

     


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