Mixed English Questions Set 1

Directions (1-5): Fill in the blanks with the appropriate words.

  1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the decision to scrap high-value bank notes will give the _____ a further boost, and would provide long-term benefits, including forcing the country’s vast shadow economy into the ___.
    A) economy, open
    B) population, close
    C) white money , open
    D) GDP, close
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    Option A
  2. RBI today asked existing banks to _______ their strategies, as nonbanking finance companies (NBFCs) were _______ from their stress.
    A) remove, playing
    B) evaluate, hurt
    C) revoke, losing
    D) rework, benefitting
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    Option D
  3. The Reserve Bank of India on Thursday said it intended to _____ the overall payment system in the country to ____ its coverage, convenience, confidence, convergence and cost.
    A) find, have
    B) boost, improve
    C) improve, have
    D) rectify, boost
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    Option B
  4. President Pranab Mukherjee said India will be world’s youngest country by 2020 which will be an asset ___ if youths are skilled and oriented ____ the service of the nation.
    A) since, for
    B) only, towards
    C) because, for
    D) since, towards
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    Option B
  5. Government is _______ new rules mandating automakers and their agents to buy _______ old vehicles and recycle them.
    A) formulating, on
    B) passing, from
    C) considering, back
    D) releasing, the
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    Option C

Directions (6-10): Which of phrases given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold type to make it grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is, mark ‘E’ as the answer.

  1. Some TV news-channels proudly claim that they are organizing think-tanks of economists to debate demonetization.
    A) proudly claimed that they
    B) proudly claims that they
    C) proud claim that they
    D) proudly claim they
    E) No correction required
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    Option E
  2. Of the total tax collections, the bulk should come from direct taxes, rather than from indirect taxes that impinged on the rich and the poor alike.
    A) that impinge on the rich and the poor
    B) that impinged on the rich and poor
    C) that impinge from the rich and the poor
    D) that impinged from the rich and poor
    E) No Correction required
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    Option A
  3. As the market economy grows and as many more countries begin their journeys towards becoming economically developed, it is feared that the ecological impact of progress would be a devast.
    A) the ecological impacts from progress would be a devast..
    B) the ecological impact of progress will be devastating.
    C) the ecological impacts from progress would be devastating.
    D) the ecological impact from progress would be a devast.
    E) No correction required
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    Option B
  4. Revenue mobilisation for the government is a bad idea if that impoverishes a people and destroys the incentive to invest.
    A) if that impoverish the peoples and
    B) if it impoverish the people and
    C) if it impoverishes the people and
    D) if that impoverishes the peoples and
    E) No correction required
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    Option C
  5. The pace at which new notes are being introduced is too slow.
    A) by which new notes are being
    B) at which new note are being
    C) at which new notes are been
    D) at which new notes are being
    E) No correction required
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    Option D

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