Fill in the Blanks Set – 18

Direction: Fill in the blanks with appropriate word to form a meaningful sentence.

Q1. Recent ______ suggest that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is on the path to re-establishing its_________ .
A) crisis, prospect
B) events, credibility
C) circumstances, praise
D) occasion, praise

Answer & Explanation

Option B
: events, credibility

Q2. The national food processing policy draft brought out by the government for public comments, though good in parts, needs a _______ of some of its key _______ to ensure inclusive growth of this sector.
A) survey, doubts
B) retrospect, disbelief
C) review, tenets
D) policy, terms

Answer & Explanation

Option C
: review, tenets

Q3. The Securities and Exchange Board of India’s (Sebi’s) plan to open the commodity derivatives market to more participants and add new trading products is well advised, even though extreme ______ is _______ while implementing it.
A) vigilance, diverted
B) negligence, avaoided
C) guidance, performed
D) caution, imperative

Answer & Explanation

Option D
: caution, imperative

Q4. The ________ surrounding electronic voting machines (EVMs) refuses to _________ .
A) discussion, hit
B) controversy, die
C) dispute, bear
D) dynamic, end

Answer & Explanation

 Option B
: controversy, die

Q5. Vodafone and Idea Cellular have decided to merge in order to __________ in an industry that is seeing its fortunes dip with each ________ quarter.
A) survive, passing
B) handle, crossing
C) endure, appearing
D) progress, proving

Answer & Explanation

 Option A
: survive, passing

Q6. The draft of the new model agricultural marketing law, ______ by the government to invite public comments, aims at removing _________ in farm marketing and ensuring just and transparently discovered prices to farmers.
A) poised, transparency
B) mounted, possibility
C) floated, deficiencies
D) hasten, scarcity

Answer & Explanation

 Option C
: floated, deficiencies

Q7. A recent notification by the ministry of human resource development making the Aadhaar card mandatory for school-going children to _______ the mid-day meals (MDM) served in government schools has justifiably created a __________ .
A) account, pool
B) avail, furore
C) benefit, rumour
D) serve, anger

Answer & Explanation

 Option B
: avail, furore

Q8. The _______ of a letter written by the Indian Banks’ Association requesting the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to relax debt restructuring guidelines is ______ surprising.
A) benefit, frequently
B) author, perfectly
C) timing, hardly
D) adjustment, very

Answer & Explanation

 Option C
: timing, hardly

Q9. International Women’s Day on March 8 is meant to celebrate the achievements and contributions of a _______ that has a long history of oppression, and to ________ the importance of gender equality in society.
A) female, take back
B) gender, reiterate
C) woman, nullify
D) person, mimic

Answer & Explanation

 Option B
: gender, reiterate

Q10. Given India’s continuing jobs crisis, the government has increasingly ______ to entrepreneurship and start-ups as a possible way of meeting some of young Indians’ aspirations and employment demand that are not being ______ in the current system.
A) cornered, carried
B) expected, recognised
C) turned, fulfilled
D) revised, executed

Answer & Explanation

 Option C
: turned, fulfilled

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