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Exam: SBI Clerk & PO Exam 2018

Day : 27

Topic: Cloze Test (New Pattern)

Timing: 10 minutes

D.1-10): In the following passages there are words highlighted, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each five options marked (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e)-for no replacement needed- are suggested. Find out the appropriate option in each case to give appropriate meaning to the paragraph.

The International Monetary Fund has added to the 1) limited economic gloom by cutting the global growth forecast. It now expects the world economy to expand by 3.4 per cent in 2016. This is 0.2 percentage points below its forecast of October last year. The revision has come just as Beijing released numbers that showed China posting the slowest growth yet in 25 years. Though it reported a growth of 6.9 per cent in 2015, the year saw 2) decrease in the Chinese economy, with heavy capital outflows and stock market volatility. The IMF has kept its growth forecast for China unchanged at 6.3 per cent in 2016, and the fear is that China’s economic slowdown could have a 3) failure effect on others. Reading the China factor in 4) coordinate with weak commodity prices, the Fund has chosen to pare its global growth forecast. The latest IMF growth numbers no doubt reflect the unfavourable ground conditions around the globe. Yet, they also underscore a sense of urgency in putting in place an action plan that would catalyse and 5) move the economic recovery process. Not surprisingly, the IMF has 6) reported the need for supportive measures in the near term to assist a recovery. While ringing the slowdown alarm, the IMF, however, finds India better-placed vis-à-vis other large economies. It has kept its growth forecast for India in 2016-17 unchanged at 7.5 per cent. Coming as it does at a time when global political and business leaders make a beeline for Davos, the IMF’s prediction could be seen to be a shot in the arm for Indian leaders to hard sell the country at the World Economic Forum. At best, it could give India a psychological edge over others. But that alone may not be sufficient to pull India to a higher growth orbit. In an inter-connected environment, global headwinds cannot be wished away. Oftentimes, there have been comparisons between India and China in the global 7) divest community. Managing the ‘China factor’ is very crucial for India to stay its course on the growth path. Containing the spillover effects of volatility in Beijing could, however, prove a big challenge for monetary and fiscal planners in India in the coming days. Given that Indian exports have been 8) contracting month after month, the developments on the Chinese currency front are bound to pose fresh worries for the economy. Though India is relatively better-placed, the economic slowdown is as much a concern for the country as it is for others. Even as the IMF forecast provides India a comparative edge in wooing the global investor community, it is essential for the government to coherently address the growing 9) economic among domestic consumers and stem, if not fully reverse, the demand slump. The budget will provide the NDA government an opportunity to announce a plan to 10) implement economic distress, especially in the farm sector, and show the political will to push job-creation as a central objective. It is a task the government must not dodge.

Q.1) a) restricted

b) peculiar

c) prevailing

d) narrow

e) No replacement needed.

Q.2) a) turbulence

b) order

c) stillness

d) placidity

e) No replacement needed.

Q.3) a) destitute

b) peculiar

c) activated

d) trigger

e) No replacement needed.

Q.4) a) maintain

b) increase

c) combined

d) tandem

e) No replacement needed.

Q.5) a) improve

b) fallen

c) hasten

d) strengthen

e) No replacement needed.

Q.6) a) understate

b) emphasised

c) measured

d) estimated

e) No replacement needed.

Q.7) a) deprived

b) denudate

c) bankrupt

d) investing

e) No replacement needed.

Q.8) a) evaporated

b) ignored

c) performing

d) shrinking

e) No replacement needed.

Q.9) a) anxiety

b) clench

c) dilate

d) prologue

e) No replacement needed.

Q.10) a) improve

b) irritate

c) mitigate

d) aggravate

e) No replacement needed.

Answer Key with explanation:

1) c) Prevailing- existing at a particular time; current.

2) a) Turbulence- a state of conflict or confusion.

3) d) Trigger- cause (an event or situation) to happen or exist.

4) d) Tandem- having two things arranged one in front of the other.

5) c) Hasten- be quick to do something.

6) b) Emphasised- give special importance or value to (something) in speaking or writing.

7) d) Investing- devote (one’s time, effort, or energy) to a particular undertaking with the expectation of a worthwhile result.

8) e) Contracting- decrease in size, number, or range.

9) a) Anxiety- strong desire or concern to do something or for something to happen.

10) c) Mitigate- make (something bad) less severe, serious, or painful.

Day 27  Puzzles-2  Data Interpretation Cloze test (new pattern)

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