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English: New pattern Based Questions For Upcoming Exams

Directions (Q. 1-5): In each of the given sentences, select the sentence which would either follow or precede the given sentence in grammatically and conceptually appropriate manner. The instruction is given at the end of every statement.

1. It was envisaged that an overall increase in economic activity, with the rise of middle class, will ultimately benefit the poorer members of the society through ‘trickle down effect’.

Which of the following sentences would immediately precede the above sentence?

1) The incentives for private investment have increased the investment flow in capital-intensive technologies and not in labour-intensive technologies.

2) The rise of middle class was expected to fuel the growth of the economy through the multiplier effect.

3) This has been the key logic for giving tax breaks and benefits to business and higher-income groups.

4)  The proponents of reforms have been gala about the new jobs made available due to reforms.

5) None of these

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2. Through a Gazette notification of May 15, 2013 a new Drug Price Control Order (DPCO) is in place.

Which of the following sentences would immediately follow the above sentence?

1) But a closer look reveals that the DPCO 2013 has major problems and would lead to regulation of only 17-18 per cent of the sales in the market.

2) It has been claimed that some medicines will be cheaper by 80 per cent.

3) It has been welcomed in some quarters on the grounds that it will substantially reduce the price of the 348 medicines in the National List of Essential Medicines (NLEM).

4) The SC, during the hearing in Oct 2013, had said that the Government should continue with the cost Based Pricing (CBP) that has been used for the 14 medicines that have been under price control since 1995.

5) None of these

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3. There are different phases of growth of Indian economy.

Which of the following sentences would immediately follow the above sentence?

1) But total reforms were initiated only after 1991.

2) Partial reforms were started during 1980s.

3) The currency crisis of the 1990s compelled the policy makers to initiate the reforms.

4) Before 1980s there was relative stagnation in the economy with average growth rate of GDP at 3.5 per cent.

5) None of these

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4. Importantly, 63 per cent of these households are in rural areas.

Which of the following sentence would immediately precede the above sentence?

1) Going by the 2011 census data, 102 million households out of a total of 247 million in India are not covered by the banking system.

2) The coverage of urban household by banks, according to the Census data, is more compared to rural households.

3) It is noteworthy, however, that between 2001 and 2011, there was a 23 per cent increase in the number of households serviced by banks.

4) The increment was more pronounced in the rural areas, where the share of such households rose from 30 per cent to 54 per cent.

5) None of these

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5. Coming out of a damaging crisis, the microfinance sector in general and MFIs (microfinace institutions) in particular have been looking forward to a robust regulatory arrangement?

Which of the following sentences would immediately follow the above sentence?

1) Its emphasis on encouraging Self Regulatory Organisations (SRO) gives some hope that sector networks will get to play more definite and constructive role in helping MFIs stick to the regulated path.

2) However, RBI has limited its focus only to MFIs as of now.

3) The intervention of the central bank on several occasions has helped ease the situation substantially by boosting the confidence of the banking system and facilitating increased funds flow to MFIs.

4) In the absence of an appropriate regulatory umbrella, the non-profit and community-based microfinance organisations are left with only one option – transform into either an NBFC–MFI or into a profit-earning company.

5) None of these

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Directions (Q6-10): Five statements are given below, labelled 1), 2), 3), 4) and 5). Among these four statements are in logical order and form a coherent paragraph/passage. From the given options, choose the option that does not fit into the theme of the passage.

Ques : 6
1) As per the National Youth Policy, 2014, all young persons in the age group 15-29 years constitute youth population which is a diverse group with varying needs, aspiration and requirements.
2) The youths as per 2011 Census comprise 28 per cent of the population contributing about 34 per cent of India’s Gross National Income (GNI).
3) There has been a decline in labour force participation rate for all age groups irrespective of gender and spatial destination.
4) The contribution of youth to the GDP can be increased by increasing their labour force participation and their
productivity.
5) The need of the hour is to empower youth to achieve their full potential and to enable India to be the leader in supply to skilled labour force.

1: 1)
2: 2)
3: 3)
4: 4)
5: 5)

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Ques : 7
1) As per the National Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Policy 2015, India needs to skill 110 million and reskill/upskill 290 million by 2022.
2) Therefore, mapping aspiration is critical for demand supply match and fulfilling economy requirement.
3) This mammoth task requires mobilising students and youth across regions for skilling.
4) The success of a skill training programme depends on how best we are able to mobilise.
5) In the current scenario, the mobilisation of a candidate is left to the training provider.

1: 1)
2: 2)
3: 3)
4: 4)
5: 5)

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Ques : 8
1) The Indian Labour Market shows sectoral, gender and spatial diversity.
2) Labour market has a preponderance of informal employment (93 per cent) with just about 8 per cent working in the formal sector.
3) The training requirement of both sectors varies.
4) The poor division of labour in the informal sector points to lack of skill specialisation and on-the-job learning hampering productivity.
5) This may also call for migration support centres both in the source and the destination states.

1: 1)
2: 2)
3: 3)
4: 4)
5: 5)

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Ques : 9
1) The later phase of liberalisation in India saw the generation of huge offshore opportunity for young talented Indians.
2) Rising production and labour cost in developed countries persuaded them to search for cheap alternatives and both Indian land and labour came in handy for their needs.
3) Indian ties with the United Kingdom have always been unprecedented.
4) Giant American technical companies hired cheap but equally talented Indian technocrats at half the price of American technocrats.
5) It benefitted the American companies by reducing their costs and increasing the profit.

1: 1)
2: 2)
3: 3)
4: 4)
5: 5)

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Ques : 10
1) Yoga is popular worldwide now.
2) It has crossed the boundaries of region, religion, caste, creed and nationality.
3) It is well known worldwide because of its unique and specific role in promotion of health, prevention of illness and its therapeutic role in the management of various lifestyle-related disorders in an effective manner.
4) Yoga is also a spiritual discipline which focuses on bringing perfect harmony between body and mind.
5) The present era is known for technological advancement which made our life comfortable.

1: 1)
2: 2)
3: 3)
4: 4)
5: 5)

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