English: Sentence Fillers/Para Completion Set 35

Direction (1-10): In each question a sentence is given followed by a blank. Each blank is followed by three options and you have determine which option can be used in place of blank to give a meaningful sentence and mark it as your answer.

  1. Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (abbreviated BSNL) is an Indian state-owned telecommunications company headquartered in New Delhi. It was incorporated on 15 September 2000 and assumed the business of providing telecom services and network management from the erstwhile Central Government Departments of Telecom Services (DTS) and Telecom Operations (DTO) as of 1 October 2000 on a going-concern basis. It….
    a. is India’s second oldest communication service provider
    b. is the largest provider of fixed telephony and broadband services
    c. has footprints throughout India and Malaysia

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only b
    All are Correct
    Option D

     

  2. Sunil Bharti Mittal (born 23 October 1957) is an Indian Billionaire entrepreneur, philanthropist and the Founder & Chairman of Bharti Enterprises, which has diversified interests in telecom, insurance, real estate, malls, hospitality, agri and food besides other ventures. Bharti Airtel, the group’s flagship company is the world’s third largest and India’s largest telecom company with operations in 17 countries across Asia and Africa with a customer base of over 372 million. Bharti Airtel…
    a. started marketing telephones, answering/fax machines under the brand name Beetel and the company picked up really fast
    b. was ordered to appear before a special Delhi court to answer questions about the additional allocation of airwaves to certain companies
    c. clocked revenues of over USD 14.75 billion in FY2016

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only c
    All are Correct
    Option D

     

  3. Hilary Erhard Duff (born September 28, 1987) is an American actress and singer-songwriter. Duff began her acting career at a young age, and quickly became labeled a teen idol as the title character of the Disney Channel teen comedy series Lizzie McGuire (2001–2004). The series proved to be a hit, leading to a film adaptation of the series to be released. Duff…
    a. began working on numerous projects with the Disney Channel, including the film Cadet Kelly
    b. began to expand her career into theatrical films, with leading roles in projects such as Agent Cody Banks
    c. began working on her second studio album, Metamorphosis

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only b
    All are correct
    Option E

     

  4. The iPhone 4 introduced a new hardware design to the iPhone family, which Apple’s CEO Steve Jobs touted as the thinnest smartphone in the world at the time; it consisted of a stainless steel frame which doubles as an antenna, with internal components situated between aluminosilicate glass. The iPhone 4 also…
    a. was a market success, with over 600,000 pre-orders within 24 hours, the release of the iPhone 4 was plagued by highly publicized reports that abnormalities in its new antenna design caused the device to lose its cellular signal if held in a certain way.
    b. introduced Apple’s new high-resolution “Retina Display” with a pixel density of 326 pixels per inch while maintaining the same physical size and aspect ratio as its precursors.
    c. introduced Apple’s A4 system-on-chip, along with iOS 4—which notably introduced multitasking functionality and Apple’s new FaceTime video chat service.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only a
    All are Correct
    Option B

     

  5. Pokémon is a series of video games developed by Game Freak and published by Nintendo as part of the Pokémon media franchise. First released in 1996 in Japan for the Game Boy, the main series of role-playing video games (RPGs) has continued on each generation of Nintendo’s handhelds. The games are commonly released in pairs—each with slight variations—with…
    a. an enhanced remake of the games usually released a few years after the original versions.
    b. with an element of strategy, and were created by Satoshi Tajiri for the Game Boy.
    c. the main series consists of role-playing games, spinoffs encompass other genres, such as action role-playing, puzzle, and digital pet games.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only b
    All are Correct
    Option A

     

  6. The word Hindu is derived from the Indo-Aryan and Sanskrit word Sindhu, which means “a large body of water”, covering “river, ocean”. It was used as the name of the Indus river and also referred to its tributaries. The actual term ‘hindu’ first occurs, states Gavin Flood, as “a Persian geographical term for the people who lived beyond the river Indus (Sanskrit: Sindhu)”, more specifically in the 6th-century BCE inscription of Darius The Punjab region, called Sapta Sindhava in the Vedas, is called Hapta Hindu in Zend Avesta. The 6th-century BCE inscription of Darius I mentions the province of Hi[n]dush, referring to northwestern India. The people of India….
    a. were referred to as Hinduvān (Hindus)
    b. differentiating themselves and their “traditional ways” from those of the invaders.
    c. include the epigraphical inscriptions from Andhra Pradesh kingdoms who battled military expansion of Muslim dynasties in the 14th century,

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only a
    All are Correct
    Option A

     

  7. New York is a state in the northeastern United States. New York was one of the original thirteen colonies that formed the United States. With an estimated 19.85 million residents in 2017,[4] it is the fourth most populous state in the United States. To differentiate from its city with the same name, it is sometimes called New York State. The state’s most populous city, New York City,….
    a. consists of several ranges of the wider Appalachian Mountains, and the Adirondack Mountains in the Northeastern lobe of the state
    b. in the United States and the premier gateway for legal immigration to the United States.
    c. which makes up over 40% of the state’s population, also doubles as the United States’ most populous city.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only c
    All are Correct
    Option E

     

  8. William Jefferson Clinton (né Blythe III; born August 19, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001. Prior to the presidency, he was the Governor of Arkansas from 1979 to 1981, and again from 1983 to 1992. A member of the Democratic Party, Clinton was ideologically a New Democrat and many of his policies reflected a centrist “Third Way” political philosophy. Clinton was . . .
    a. impeached by the House of Representatives for perjury and obstruction of justice
    b. born and raised in Arkansas and attended Georgetown University, the University of Oxford, and Yale Law School
    c. was elected president in 1992, defeating incumbent Republican opponent George H. W. Bush.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only a
    All are correct
    Option E

     

  9. Google LLC[5] is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware. Google was founded in 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University, California. Together, they own about 14 percent of its shares and control 56 percent of the stockholder voting power through supervoting stock. They . . .
    a. announced plans to reorganize its various interests as a conglomerate called Alphabet Inc.
    b. incorporated Google as a privately held company on September 4, 1998.
    c. company’s rapid growth since incorporation has triggered a chain of products, acquisitions.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only b
    All are Correct
    Option D

     

  10. Idea Cellular (commonly referred to as simply Idea, and stylised as !dea) is an Indian mobile network operator based at Mumbai, Maharashtra. Idea is a pan-India integrated GSM operator offering 2G, 3G and 4G mobile services. Idea . . .
    a. has 196.49 million subscribers as of 31 December 2017.
    b. changed name to Birla Tata AT&T as a joint venture between Aditya Birla Group, Tata Group and AT&T Wireless.
    c. is India’s largest mobile operator along with merged entity Vodafone by subscriber base

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only a & c
    Only c
    All are Correct
    Option C

     



 

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