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1 . In the following questions, a sentence has been given with some of its parts in bold. To make the sentence grammatically correct, you have to replace the bold part with the correct alternative givenbelow. If the sentence is correct as it is, give 5) as you answer (ie No correction required)
The history of mankind is efforts marked by respect to ensurethe dignity of human beings
marked by respect to ensure
respect marked by efforts to ensure
marked by efforts to ensure
respect to ensure efforts
No correction required
2 . In the following questions, a sentence has been given with some of its parts in bold. To make the sentence grammatically correct, you have to replace the bold part with the correct alternative givenbelow. If the sentence is correct as it is, give 5) as you answer (ie No correction required)
What broke him wasthe hopelessness that breaks so many farmers in this hard scrabble region called Vidarbha.
What broken him was
What should broke him was
What was broken were
What had broke him was
No correction required
3 . In the following questions, a sentence has been given with some of its parts in bold. To make the sentence grammatically correct, you have to replace the bold part with the correct alternative givenbelow. If the sentence is correct as it is, give 5) as you answer (ie No correction required)
The Parrikar regime geta ban imposed on bovine slaughter, forcing Goans to go without affordable beef for months.
Parrikar regiment get
The Parrikar regiment have got
The Parrikar got
The Parrikar regime got
No correction required
4 . In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningfully complete.

Bank customers may no $(1)$ have to maintain a minimum balance in their savings account as the Reserve Bank of India has $(2)$ banks to do away $(3)$ the practice of levying penalty on account holders who don't do $(4)$. While this spells good news for account holders, some bankers said this would increase their $(5)$ and they might start charging for some of the services they were offering free.

'I think what they are saying is, if you don't charge on $(6)$minimum balance then you are authorised to charge on the transaction,' said HDFC Bank's managing director Aditya Puri.

For instance, if a customer has a balance of less than  10000 in the savings account, the bank may not charge for non-maintenance of minimum balance, but could$(7)$ charge for more than two ATM transactions a month. RBI has urged banks to $(8)$ the liability of customers in cases like non-maintenance of balance or electronic transactions $(9)$ banks are not able to $(10)$ customer negligence.
$(1)$
where
one
more
body
longer
5 . In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningfully complete.

Bank customers may no $(1)$ have to maintain a minimum balance in their savings account as the Reserve Bank of India has $(2)$ banks to do away $(3)$ the practice of levying penalty on account holders who don't do $(4)$. While this spells good news for account holders, some bankers said this would increase their $(5)$ and they might start charging for some of the services they were offering free.

'I think what they are saying is, if you don't charge on $(6)$minimum balance then you are authorised to charge on the transaction,' said HDFC Bank's managing director Aditya Puri.

For instance, if a customer has a balance of less than  10000 in the savings account, the bank may not charge for non-maintenance of minimum balance, but could$(7)$ charge for more than two ATM transactions a month. RBI has urged banks to $(8)$ the liability of customers in cases like non-maintenance of balance or electronic transactions $(9)$ banks are not able to $(10)$ customer negligence.
$(2)$
directed
called
said
offered
dictated
6 . In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningfully complete.

Bank customers may no $(1)$ have to maintain a minimum balance in their savings account as the Reserve Bank of India has $(2)$ banks to do away $(3)$ the practice of levying penalty on account holders who don't do $(4)$. While this spells good news for account holders, some bankers said this would increase their $(5)$ and they might start charging for some of the services they were offering free.

'I think what they are saying is, if you don't charge on $(6)$minimum balance then you are authorised to charge on the transaction,' said HDFC Bank's managing director Aditya Puri.

For instance, if a customer has a balance of less than  10000 in the savings account, the bank may not charge for non-maintenance of minimum balance, but could$(7)$ charge for more than two ATM transactions a month. RBI has urged banks to $(8)$ the liability of customers in cases like non-maintenance of balance or electronic transactions $(9)$ banks are not able to $(10)$ customer negligence.
$(3)$
by
from
with
off
without
7 . In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningfully complete.

Bank customers may no $(1)$ have to maintain a minimum balance in their savings account as the Reserve Bank of India has $(2)$ banks to do away $(3)$ the practice of levying penalty on account holders who don't do $(4)$. While this spells good news for account holders, some bankers said this would increase their $(5)$ and they might start charging for some of the services they were offering free.

'I think what they are saying is, if you don't charge on $(6)$minimum balance then you are authorised to charge on the transaction,' said HDFC Bank's managing director Aditya Puri.

For instance, if a customer has a balance of less than  10000 in the savings account, the bank may not charge for non-maintenance of minimum balance, but could$(7)$ charge for more than two ATM transactions a month. RBI has urged banks to $(8)$ the liability of customers in cases like non-maintenance of balance or electronic transactions $(9)$ banks are not able to $(10)$ customer negligence.
$(4)$
it
so
therefore
same
even
8 . In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningfully complete.

Bank customers may no $(1)$ have to maintain a minimum balance in their savings account as the Reserve Bank of India has $(2)$ banks to do away $(3)$ the practice of levying penalty on account holders who don't do $(4)$. While this spells good news for account holders, some bankers said this would increase their $(5)$ and they might start charging for some of the services they were offering free.

'I think what they are saying is, if you don't charge on $(6)$minimum balance then you are authorised to charge on the transaction,' said HDFC Bank's managing director Aditya Puri.

For instance, if a customer has a balance of less than  10000 in the savings account, the bank may not charge for non-maintenance of minimum balance, but could$(7)$ charge for more than two ATM transactions a month. RBI has urged banks to $(8)$ the liability of customers in cases like non-maintenance of balance or electronic transactions $(9)$ banks are not able to $(10)$ customer negligence.
$(5)$
prices
assests
incomes
costs
rates
9 . In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningfully complete.

Bank customers may no $(1)$ have to maintain a minimum balance in their savings account as the Reserve Bank of India has $(2)$ banks to do away $(3)$ the practice of levying penalty on account holders who don't do $(4)$. While this spells good news for account holders, some bankers said this would increase their $(5)$ and they might start charging for some of the services they were offering free.

'I think what they are saying is, if you don't charge on $(6)$minimum balance then you are authorised to charge on the transaction,' said HDFC Bank's managing director Aditya Puri.

For instance, if a customer has a balance of less than  10000 in the savings account, the bank may not charge for non-maintenance of minimum balance, but could$(7)$ charge for more than two ATM transactions a month. RBI has urged banks to $(8)$ the liability of customers in cases like non-maintenance of balance or electronic transactions $(9)$ banks are not able to $(10)$ customer negligence.
$(6)$
maintaining
putting
placing
transacting
ascertaining
10 . In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningfully complete.

Bank customers may no $(1)$ have to maintain a minimum balance in their savings account as the Reserve Bank of India has $(2)$ banks to do away $(3)$ the practice of levying penalty on account holders who don't do $(4)$. While this spells good news for account holders, some bankers said this would increase their $(5)$ and they might start charging for some of the services they were offering free.

'I think what they are saying is, if you don't charge on $(6)$minimum balance then you are authorised to charge on the transaction,' said HDFC Bank's managing director Aditya Puri.

For instance, if a customer has a balance of less than ` 10000 in the savings account, the bank may not charge for non-maintenance of minimum balance, but could$(7)$ charge for more than two ATM transactions a month. RBI has urged banks to $(8)$ the liability of customers in cases like non-maintenance of balance or electronic transactions $(9)$ banks are not able to $(10)$ customer negligence.
$(7)$
inspite of
in lieu of
despite
not