SBI PO/SBI CLERK 2022 : English QUIZ-49

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Question 1:

Direction :In the given passage, some words are missing. Against each blank five words are suggested. One option can fit grammatically and contextually. Choose the option providing the correct pair(s) of words.

The Monetary Policy Committee’s decision to leave interest rates unchanged and retain its “accommodative” policy stance, albeit with one member _____A_____ over the stance, shows a central bank frozen into inaction by the “Knightian” or unquantifiable uncertainty surrounding the pandemic­hit economy. In sticking with the status quo, the RBI’s policymakers have ___B___that they find themselves trapped in a no man’s land. On the one hand, both the global and domestic economy have suffered a loss of momentum in the wake of the Omicron wave and prognosticating prospects for the recovery has become even more risky in the face of the uncertainty shrouding the pandemic. In India, private consumption, which is the mainstay of domestic demand, shows little signs of regaining traction. Add to the mix the _____C_____ increase in international commodity prices, a surge in volatility in international financial markets and global supply bottlenecks, and the risks to the outlook are further heightened. The most telling manifestation of the RBI’s prognosis for growth is its forecast for GDP GDP expansion in 2022-23 — a markedly lower 7.8% when compared with the 8.0%­8.5% projection made in the Economic Survey. With the contact intensive components of the services sector and private investment also becalmed, the central bank in fact expects growth in the next fiscal to sharply ____D_____overthe course of the year: slowing from a 17.2% expansion in Q1, to 4.5% in Q4.

Select the most appropriate option for (A).

Direction :In the given passage, some words are missing. Against each blank five words are suggested. One option can fit grammatically and contextually. Choose the option providing the correct pair(s) of words.

The Monetary Policy Committee’s decision to leave interest rates unchanged and retain its “accommodative” policy stance, albeit with one member _____A_____ over the stance, shows a central bank frozen into inaction by the “Knightian” or unquantifiable uncertainty surrounding the pandemic­hit economy. In sticking with the status quo, the RBI’s policymakers have ___B___that they find themselves trapped in a no man’s land. On the one hand, both the global and domestic economy have suffered a loss of momentum in the wake of the Omicron wave and prognosticating prospects for the recovery has become even more risky in the face of the uncertainty shrouding the pandemic. In India, private consumption, which is the mainstay of domestic demand, shows little signs of regaining traction. Add to the mix the _____C_____ increase in international commodity prices, a surge in volatility in international financial markets and global supply bottlenecks, and the risks to the outlook are further heightened. The most telling manifestation of the RBI’s prognosis for growth is its forecast for GDP GDP expansion in 2022-23 — a markedly lower 7.8% when compared with the 8.0%­8.5% projection made in the Economic Survey. With the contact intensive components of the services sector and private investment also becalmed, the central bank in fact expects growth in the next fiscal to sharply ____D_____overthe course of the year: slowing from a 17.2% expansion in Q1, to 4.5% in Q4.

Question 2:

Direction :In the given passage, some words are missing. Against each blank five words are suggested. One option can fit grammatically and contextually. Choose the option providing the correct pair(s) of words.

The Monetary Policy Committee’s decision to leave interest rates unchanged and retain its “accommodative” policy stance, albeit with one member _____A_____ over the stance, shows a central bank frozen into inaction by the “Knightian” or unquantifiable uncertainty surrounding the pandemic­hit economy. In sticking with the status quo, the RBI’s policymakers have ___B___that they find themselves trapped in a no man’s land. On the one hand, both the global and domestic economy have suffered a loss of momentum in the wake of the Omicron wave and prognosticating prospects for the recovery has become even more risky in the face of the uncertainty shrouding the pandemic. In India, private consumption, which is the mainstay of domestic demand, shows little signs of regaining traction. Add to the mix the _____C_____ increase in international commodity prices, a surge in volatility in international financial markets and global supply bottlenecks, and the risks to the outlook are further heightened. The most telling manifestation of the RBI’s prognosis for growth is its forecast for GDP GDP expansion in 2022-23 — a markedly lower 7.8% when compared with the 8.0%­8.5% projection made in the Economic Survey. With the contact intensive components of the services sector and private investment also becalmed, the central bank in fact expects growth in the next fiscal to sharply ____D_____overthe course of the year: slowing from a 17.2% expansion in Q1, to 4.5% in Q4.

Select the most appropriate option for (B).

Direction :In the given passage, some words are missing. Against each blank five words are suggested. One option can fit grammatically and contextually. Choose the option providing the correct pair(s) of words.

The Monetary Policy Committee’s decision to leave interest rates unchanged and retain its “accommodative” policy stance, albeit with one member _____A_____ over the stance, shows a central bank frozen into inaction by the “Knightian” or unquantifiable uncertainty surrounding the pandemic­hit economy. In sticking with the status quo, the RBI’s policymakers have ___B___that they find themselves trapped in a no man’s land. On the one hand, both the global and domestic economy have suffered a loss of momentum in the wake of the Omicron wave and prognosticating prospects for the recovery has become even more risky in the face of the uncertainty shrouding the pandemic. In India, private consumption, which is the mainstay of domestic demand, shows little signs of regaining traction. Add to the mix the _____C_____ increase in international commodity prices, a surge in volatility in international financial markets and global supply bottlenecks, and the risks to the outlook are further heightened. The most telling manifestation of the RBI’s prognosis for growth is its forecast for GDP GDP expansion in 2022-23 — a markedly lower 7.8% when compared with the 8.0%­8.5% projection made in the Economic Survey. With the contact intensive components of the services sector and private investment also becalmed, the central bank in fact expects growth in the next fiscal to sharply ____D_____overthe course of the year: slowing from a 17.2% expansion in Q1, to 4.5% in Q4.

Question 3:

Direction :In the given passage, some words are missing. Against each blank five words are suggested. One option can fit grammatically and contextually. Choose the option providing the correct pair(s) of words.

The Monetary Policy Committee’s decision to leave interest rates unchanged and retain its “accommodative” policy stance, albeit with one member _____A_____ over the stance, shows a central bank frozen into inaction by the “Knightian” or unquantifiable uncertainty surrounding the pandemic­hit economy. In sticking with the status quo, the RBI’s policymakers have ___B___that they find themselves trapped in a no man’s land. On the one hand, both the global and domestic economy have suffered a loss of momentum in the wake of the Omicron wave and prognosticating prospects for the recovery has become even more risky in the face of the uncertainty shrouding the pandemic. In India, private consumption, which is the mainstay of domestic demand, shows little signs of regaining traction. Add to the mix the _____C_____ increase in international commodity prices, a surge in volatility in international financial markets and global supply bottlenecks, and the risks to the outlook are further heightened. The most telling manifestation of the RBI’s prognosis for growth is its forecast for GDP GDP expansion in 2022-23 — a markedly lower 7.8% when compared with the 8.0%­8.5% projection made in the Economic Survey. With the contact intensive components of the services sector and private investment also becalmed, the central bank in fact expects growth in the next fiscal to sharply ____D_____overthe course of the year: slowing from a 17.2% expansion in Q1, to 4.5% in Q4.

Select the most appropriate option for (C).

Direction :In the given passage, some words are missing. Against each blank five words are suggested. One option can fit grammatically and contextually. Choose the option providing the correct pair(s) of words.

The Monetary Policy Committee’s decision to leave interest rates unchanged and retain its “accommodative” policy stance, albeit with one member _____A_____ over the stance, shows a central bank frozen into inaction by the “Knightian” or unquantifiable uncertainty surrounding the pandemic­hit economy. In sticking with the status quo, the RBI’s policymakers have ___B___that they find themselves trapped in a no man’s land. On the one hand, both the global and domestic economy have suffered a loss of momentum in the wake of the Omicron wave and prognosticating prospects for the recovery has become even more risky in the face of the uncertainty shrouding the pandemic. In India, private consumption, which is the mainstay of domestic demand, shows little signs of regaining traction. Add to the mix the _____C_____ increase in international commodity prices, a surge in volatility in international financial markets and global supply bottlenecks, and the risks to the outlook are further heightened. The most telling manifestation of the RBI’s prognosis for growth is its forecast for GDP GDP expansion in 2022-23 — a markedly lower 7.8% when compared with the 8.0%­8.5% projection made in the Economic Survey. With the contact intensive components of the services sector and private investment also becalmed, the central bank in fact expects growth in the next fiscal to sharply ____D_____overthe course of the year: slowing from a 17.2% expansion in Q1, to 4.5% in Q4.

Question 4:

Direction :In the given passage, some words are missing. Against each blank five words are suggested. One option can fit grammatically and contextually. Choose the option providing the correct pair(s) of words.

The Monetary Policy Committee’s decision to leave interest rates unchanged and retain its “accommodative” policy stance, albeit with one member _____A_____ over the stance, shows a central bank frozen into inaction by the “Knightian” or unquantifiable uncertainty surrounding the pandemic­hit economy. In sticking with the status quo, the RBI’s policymakers have ___B___that they find themselves trapped in a no man’s land. On the one hand, both the global and domestic economy have suffered a loss of momentum in the wake of the Omicron wave and prognosticating prospects for the recovery has become even more risky in the face of the uncertainty shrouding the pandemic. In India, private consumption, which is the mainstay of domestic demand, shows little signs of regaining traction. Add to the mix the _____C_____ increase in international commodity prices, a surge in volatility in international financial markets and global supply bottlenecks, and the risks to the outlook are further heightened. The most telling manifestation of the RBI’s prognosis for growth is its forecast for GDP GDP expansion in 2022-23 — a markedly lower 7.8% when compared with the 8.0%­8.5% projection made in the Economic Survey. With the contact intensive components of the services sector and private investment also becalmed, the central bank in fact expects growth in the next fiscal to sharply ____D_____overthe course of the year: slowing from a 17.2% expansion in Q1, to 4.5% in Q4.

Select the most appropriate option for (D).

Direction :In the given passage, some words are missing. Against each blank five words are suggested. One option can fit grammatically and contextually. Choose the option providing the correct pair(s) of words.

The Monetary Policy Committee’s decision to leave interest rates unchanged and retain its “accommodative” policy stance, albeit with one member _____A_____ over the stance, shows a central bank frozen into inaction by the “Knightian” or unquantifiable uncertainty surrounding the pandemic­hit economy. In sticking with the status quo, the RBI’s policymakers have ___B___that they find themselves trapped in a no man’s land. On the one hand, both the global and domestic economy have suffered a loss of momentum in the wake of the Omicron wave and prognosticating prospects for the recovery has become even more risky in the face of the uncertainty shrouding the pandemic. In India, private consumption, which is the mainstay of domestic demand, shows little signs of regaining traction. Add to the mix the _____C_____ increase in international commodity prices, a surge in volatility in international financial markets and global supply bottlenecks, and the risks to the outlook are further heightened. The most telling manifestation of the RBI’s prognosis for growth is its forecast for GDP GDP expansion in 2022-23 — a markedly lower 7.8% when compared with the 8.0%­8.5% projection made in the Economic Survey. With the contact intensive components of the services sector and private investment also becalmed, the central bank in fact expects growth in the next fiscal to sharply ____D_____overthe course of the year: slowing from a 17.2% expansion in Q1, to 4.5% in Q4.

Question 5:

Direction : In the given passage, some words are missing. Against each blank five words are suggested. One option can fit grammatically and contextually. Choose the option providing the correct pair(s) of words.

The astonishing rise of Hindutva politics, especially in the Hindi belt, has almost relegated the politics of social justice to the back burner. Till recently, it was the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) that ___A___ raised the agenda of social justice and also mobilised the lower castes as ____B____ participants in the electoral democracy of Uttar Pradesh. However, in the last Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, it must be noted that the BSP has witnessed a considerable drop in its vote percentage (from 30.43% in 2007 to 22.24% in 2017). And instead, it has been the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that has ____C____ as a new ‘inclusive’ party, with a ____D____ 39% of the vote share. In the current phase of politics and elections, it is the BSP that appears to be inactive and irrelevant. The right-wing party has been quite successful in engaging and bringing the socially ____E____ sections into its fold by executing creative cultural strategies. However, the Yogi Adityanath government has not provided ____F____ welfare policies to satisfy the quest for social justice or to enable rapid economic development as far as the backward communities are concerned.

Select the most appropriate option for (A).

Direction : In the given passage, some words are missing. Against each blank five words are suggested. One option can fit grammatically and contextually. Choose the option providing the correct pair(s) of words.

The astonishing rise of Hindutva politics, especially in the Hindi belt, has almost relegated the politics of social justice to the back burner. Till recently, it was the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) that ___A___ raised the agenda of social justice and also mobilised the lower castes as ____B____ participants in the electoral democracy of Uttar Pradesh. However, in the last Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, it must be noted that the BSP has witnessed a considerable drop in its vote percentage (from 30.43% in 2007 to 22.24% in 2017). And instead, it has been the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that has ____C____ as a new ‘inclusive’ party, with a ____D____ 39% of the vote share. In the current phase of politics and elections, it is the BSP that appears to be inactive and irrelevant. The right-wing party has been quite successful in engaging and bringing the socially ____E____ sections into its fold by executing creative cultural strategies. However, the Yogi Adityanath government has not provided ____F____ welfare policies to satisfy the quest for social justice or to enable rapid economic development as far as the backward communities are concerned.

Question 6:

Direction : In the given passage, some words are missing. Against each blank five words are suggested. One option can fit grammatically and contextually. Choose the option providing the correct pair(s) of words.

The astonishing rise of Hindutva politics, especially in the Hindi belt, has almost relegated the politics of social justice to the back burner. Till recently, it was the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) that ___A___ raised the agenda of social justice and also mobilised the lower castes as ____B____ participants in the electoral democracy of Uttar Pradesh. However, in the last Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, it must be noted that the BSP has witnessed a considerable drop in its vote percentage (from 30.43% in 2007 to 22.24% in 2017). And instead, it has been the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that has ____C____ as a new ‘inclusive’ party, with a ____D____ 39% of the vote share. In the current phase of politics and elections, it is the BSP that appears to be inactive and irrelevant. The right-wing party has been quite successful in engaging and bringing the socially ____E____ sections into its fold by executing creative cultural strategies. However, the Yogi Adityanath government has not provided ____F____ welfare policies to satisfy the quest for social justice or to enable rapid economic development as far as the backward communities are concerned.

Select the most appropriate option for (B).

Direction : In the given passage, some words are missing. Against each blank five words are suggested. One option can fit grammatically and contextually. Choose the option providing the correct pair(s) of words.

The astonishing rise of Hindutva politics, especially in the Hindi belt, has almost relegated the politics of social justice to the back burner. Till recently, it was the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) that ___A___ raised the agenda of social justice and also mobilised the lower castes as ____B____ participants in the electoral democracy of Uttar Pradesh. However, in the last Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, it must be noted that the BSP has witnessed a considerable drop in its vote percentage (from 30.43% in 2007 to 22.24% in 2017). And instead, it has been the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that has ____C____ as a new ‘inclusive’ party, with a ____D____ 39% of the vote share. In the current phase of politics and elections, it is the BSP that appears to be inactive and irrelevant. The right-wing party has been quite successful in engaging and bringing the socially ____E____ sections into its fold by executing creative cultural strategies. However, the Yogi Adityanath government has not provided ____F____ welfare policies to satisfy the quest for social justice or to enable rapid economic development as far as the backward communities are concerned.

Question 7:

Direction : In the given passage, some words are missing. Against each blank five words are suggested. One option can fit grammatically and contextually. Choose the option providing the correct pair(s) of words.

The astonishing rise of Hindutva politics, especially in the Hindi belt, has almost relegated the politics of social justice to the back burner. Till recently, it was the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) that ___A___ raised the agenda of social justice and also mobilised the lower castes as ____B____ participants in the electoral democracy of Uttar Pradesh. However, in the last Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, it must be noted that the BSP has witnessed a considerable drop in its vote percentage (from 30.43% in 2007 to 22.24% in 2017). And instead, it has been the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that has ____C____ as a new ‘inclusive’ party, with a ____D____ 39% of the vote share. In the current phase of politics and elections, it is the BSP that appears to be inactive and irrelevant. The right-wing party has been quite successful in engaging and bringing the socially ____E____ sections into its fold by executing creative cultural strategies. However, the Yogi Adityanath government has not provided ____F____ welfare policies to satisfy the quest for social justice or to enable rapid economic development as far as the backward communities are concerned.

Select the most appropriate option for (C).

Direction : In the given passage, some words are missing. Against each blank five words are suggested. One option can fit grammatically and contextually. Choose the option providing the correct pair(s) of words.

The astonishing rise of Hindutva politics, especially in the Hindi belt, has almost relegated the politics of social justice to the back burner. Till recently, it was the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) that ___A___ raised the agenda of social justice and also mobilised the lower castes as ____B____ participants in the electoral democracy of Uttar Pradesh. However, in the last Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, it must be noted that the BSP has witnessed a considerable drop in its vote percentage (from 30.43% in 2007 to 22.24% in 2017). And instead, it has been the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that has ____C____ as a new ‘inclusive’ party, with a ____D____ 39% of the vote share. In the current phase of politics and elections, it is the BSP that appears to be inactive and irrelevant. The right-wing party has been quite successful in engaging and bringing the socially ____E____ sections into its fold by executing creative cultural strategies. However, the Yogi Adityanath government has not provided ____F____ welfare policies to satisfy the quest for social justice or to enable rapid economic development as far as the backward communities are concerned.

Question 8:

Direction : In the given passage, some words are missing. Against each blank five words are suggested. One option can fit grammatically and contextually. Choose the option providing the correct pair(s) of words.

The astonishing rise of Hindutva politics, especially in the Hindi belt, has almost relegated the politics of social justice to the back burner. Till recently, it was the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) that ___A___ raised the agenda of social justice and also mobilised the lower castes as ____B____ participants in the electoral democracy of Uttar Pradesh. However, in the last Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, it must be noted that the BSP has witnessed a considerable drop in its vote percentage (from 30.43% in 2007 to 22.24% in 2017). And instead, it has been the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that has ____C____ as a new ‘inclusive’ party, with a ____D____ 39% of the vote share. In the current phase of politics and elections, it is the BSP that appears to be inactive and irrelevant. The right-wing party has been quite successful in engaging and bringing the socially ____E____ sections into its fold by executing creative cultural strategies. However, the Yogi Adityanath government has not provided ____F____ welfare policies to satisfy the quest for social justice or to enable rapid economic development as far as the backward communities are concerned.

Select the most appropriate option for (D).

Direction : In the given passage, some words are missing. Against each blank five words are suggested. One option can fit grammatically and contextually. Choose the option providing the correct pair(s) of words.

The astonishing rise of Hindutva politics, especially in the Hindi belt, has almost relegated the politics of social justice to the back burner. Till recently, it was the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) that ___A___ raised the agenda of social justice and also mobilised the lower castes as ____B____ participants in the electoral democracy of Uttar Pradesh. However, in the last Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, it must be noted that the BSP has witnessed a considerable drop in its vote percentage (from 30.43% in 2007 to 22.24% in 2017). And instead, it has been the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that has ____C____ as a new ‘inclusive’ party, with a ____D____ 39% of the vote share. In the current phase of politics and elections, it is the BSP that appears to be inactive and irrelevant. The right-wing party has been quite successful in engaging and bringing the socially ____E____ sections into its fold by executing creative cultural strategies. However, the Yogi Adityanath government has not provided ____F____ welfare policies to satisfy the quest for social justice or to enable rapid economic development as far as the backward communities are concerned.

Question 9:

Direction : In the given passage, some words are missing. Against each blank five words are suggested. One option can fit grammatically and contextually. Choose the option providing the correct pair(s) of words.

The astonishing rise of Hindutva politics, especially in the Hindi belt, has almost relegated the politics of social justice to the back burner. Till recently, it was the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) that ___A___ raised the agenda of social justice and also mobilised the lower castes as ____B____ participants in the electoral democracy of Uttar Pradesh. However, in the last Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, it must be noted that the BSP has witnessed a considerable drop in its vote percentage (from 30.43% in 2007 to 22.24% in 2017). And instead, it has been the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that has ____C____ as a new ‘inclusive’ party, with a ____D____ 39% of the vote share. In the current phase of politics and elections, it is the BSP that appears to be inactive and irrelevant. The right-wing party has been quite successful in engaging and bringing the socially ____E____ sections into its fold by executing creative cultural strategies. However, the Yogi Adityanath government has not provided ____F____ welfare policies to satisfy the quest for social justice or to enable rapid economic development as far as the backward communities are concerned.

Select the most appropriate option for (E).

Direction : In the given passage, some words are missing. Against each blank five words are suggested. One option can fit grammatically and contextually. Choose the option providing the correct pair(s) of words.

The astonishing rise of Hindutva politics, especially in the Hindi belt, has almost relegated the politics of social justice to the back burner. Till recently, it was the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) that ___A___ raised the agenda of social justice and also mobilised the lower castes as ____B____ participants in the electoral democracy of Uttar Pradesh. However, in the last Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, it must be noted that the BSP has witnessed a considerable drop in its vote percentage (from 30.43% in 2007 to 22.24% in 2017). And instead, it has been the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that has ____C____ as a new ‘inclusive’ party, with a ____D____ 39% of the vote share. In the current phase of politics and elections, it is the BSP that appears to be inactive and irrelevant. The right-wing party has been quite successful in engaging and bringing the socially ____E____ sections into its fold by executing creative cultural strategies. However, the Yogi Adityanath government has not provided ____F____ welfare policies to satisfy the quest for social justice or to enable rapid economic development as far as the backward communities are concerned.

Question 10:

Direction : In the given passage, some words are missing. Against each blank five words are suggested. One option can fit grammatically and contextually. Choose the option providing the correct pair(s) of words.

The astonishing rise of Hindutva politics, especially in the Hindi belt, has almost relegated the politics of social justice to the back burner. Till recently, it was the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) that ___A___ raised the agenda of social justice and also mobilised the lower castes as ____B____ participants in the electoral democracy of Uttar Pradesh. However, in the last Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, it must be noted that the BSP has witnessed a considerable drop in its vote percentage (from 30.43% in 2007 to 22.24% in 2017). And instead, it has been the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that has ____C____ as a new ‘inclusive’ party, with a ____D____ 39% of the vote share. In the current phase of politics and elections, it is the BSP that appears to be inactive and irrelevant. The right-wing party has been quite successful in engaging and bringing the socially ____E____ sections into its fold by executing creative cultural strategies. However, the Yogi Adityanath government has not provided ____F____ welfare policies to satisfy the quest for social justice or to enable rapid economic development as far as the backward communities are concerned.

Select the most appropriate option for (F).

Direction : In the given passage, some words are missing. Against each blank five words are suggested. One option can fit grammatically and contextually. Choose the option providing the correct pair(s) of words.

The astonishing rise of Hindutva politics, especially in the Hindi belt, has almost relegated the politics of social justice to the back burner. Till recently, it was the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) that ___A___ raised the agenda of social justice and also mobilised the lower castes as ____B____ participants in the electoral democracy of Uttar Pradesh. However, in the last Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, it must be noted that the BSP has witnessed a considerable drop in its vote percentage (from 30.43% in 2007 to 22.24% in 2017). And instead, it has been the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that has ____C____ as a new ‘inclusive’ party, with a ____D____ 39% of the vote share. In the current phase of politics and elections, it is the BSP that appears to be inactive and irrelevant. The right-wing party has been quite successful in engaging and bringing the socially ____E____ sections into its fold by executing creative cultural strategies. However, the Yogi Adityanath government has not provided ____F____ welfare policies to satisfy the quest for social justice or to enable rapid economic development as far as the backward communities are concerned.