Mixed English Questions for Mains Exam — Set 326

Directions(1-6): In the following passage, there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each a word is given. Find the suitable word which can fill the blank appropriately.

  1. With the fresh investments, the total investments on BMW group (1) in India will go up to Rs 520 crore and on BMW Financial Services to Rs 730 crore. German luxury carmaker BMW is investing another Rs 130 crore in India to (2) operations, taking its (3) investment in the country to Rs 1250 crores. The company will (4) the new version of its locally manufactured 5 Series later this month and 6 Series Gran Turismo (GT) model next year to (5) its product portfolio in India. With the fresh investments, the total investments on BMW group operations in India will go up to Rs 520 crore and on BMW Financial Services to Rs 730 crore. The company is looking to expand its dealer (6) in the country. It currently has 18 partners and is present in 30 cities.

    investments
    associations
    market
    operations
    capital
    Option D
    Of all the options given, investments can be made only on operations. Investments are not made for associations and capital itself is used for investments. Markets are not invested in, but acquired. Since, investment is already mentioned one, it is illogical to do so again. Hence, the correct answer is D.

     

  2. engorge
    enhance
    emerge
    engage
    encore
    Option B
    Engorge means to fill with blood to the point of congestion.
    Encore means a demand for repetition or reappearance made by an audience.

     

  3. finale
    complete
    summed
    first
    total
    Option E

     

  4. launch
    open
    inaugurate
    introduce
    fixate
    Option A

     

  5. strengthen
    elevate
    brazen
    solidify
    remove
    Option A
    Strengthen means to make (something) stronger.
    Elevate means to lift up or make higher.
    Brazen means to face with defiance or impudence.
    Solidify means to make secure, substantial, or firmly fixed.
    Remove means to move by lifting, pushing aside, or taking.

     

  6. men
    agents
    network
    company
    handlers
    Option C
    BMW sells its product in the Indian market by partnering with dealers who already have a market in India. In other words, BMW uses pre-existing network of its partners to sell cars. Hence, the correct answer is C.

     

  7. Directions(7-10): Read each part of the sentence to find out if there is any error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, mark your answer as (E).

  8. The correct use of tools (1)/ only resources nevertheless (2)/does have the potential (3)/ to change education. (4)
    1
    2
    3
    4
    No error
    Option B
    ‘Or’ should be the correct phrase as per the context. ‘Or’ is used as a function word to indicate an alternative.

     

  9. The increasing demand for organic vegetables, especially (1)/ between urban residents has convinced the (2)/ state government to formulate (3)/ the organic farming policy (4)
    1
    2
    3
    4
    No error
    Option B
    It’s very complicated to figure out the distinction between the two prepositions among and between. But here as per the context ‘Among’ is an appropriate word against between. The term ‘between’ is usually used with two — but sometimes more than two — separate and distinct things. While ‘Among’ is used to portray the idea of being in a group or in the midst of a group.

     

  10. A financially developed country provides (1)/ all circumstances to its citizens that (2)/ can help in making (3)/ the new generation educated and healthy. (4)
    1
    2
    3
    4
    No error
    Option E

     

  11. The most interesting thing regarding demonetization is (1)/ that people are devising various unique (2)/ methods for transforming (3)/ their black money into white. (4)
    1
    2
    3
    4
    No error
    Option E

     

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