# IBPS Clerk :: English Language :: Test 57

## Home IBPS Clerk / English Language Test 57 Questions and Answers

1 . In the following passage, there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.

India's approach towards treatment of $(1)$banks is yet another interesting issue. Rather than closing them downpolicymakers in India have shown a preference to $(2)$such banks with healthy public sector banks. It has been $(3)$ incertain circles that such an approach may give rise to a moral hazard problem. However, two issues need $(4)$ in this context.First, commercial banks are the most dominant and systemically important segment of the financial system. Second, over 70 per cent of the bank depositors in India are small depositors. Therefore, systemic concerns coupled with the necessity to $(5)$ the interest of small depositors havebeen $(6)$ in the minds of policy makers while $(7)$ with insolvent banks. This issue had not $(8)$much attention in the context of a predominantly government-owned banking system. As the weight of private banks increases, further thinking will need to be done on this subject, both in terms of $(9)$of insolvency through advance regulatory supervision and action, and post-insolvency measures that $(10)$ moral hazard and eventual fiscal cost.
$(3)$
promised
identified
done
resolved
felt
2 . In the following passage, there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.

India's approach towards treatment of $(1)$banks is yet another interesting issue. Rather than closing them downpolicymakers in India have shown a preference to $(2)$such banks with healthy public sector banks. It has been $(3)$ incertain circles that such an approach may give rise to a moral hazard problem. However, two issues need $(4)$ in this context.First, commercial banks are the most dominant and systemically important segment of the financial system. Second, over 70 per cent of the bank depositors in India are small depositors. Therefore, systemic concerns coupled with the necessity to $(5)$ the interest of small depositors havebeen $(6)$ in the minds of policy makers while $(7)$ with insolvent banks. This issue had not $(8)$much attention in the context of a predominantly government-owned banking system. As the weight of private banks increases, further thinking will need to be done on this subject, both in terms of $(9)$of insolvency through advance regulatory supervision and action, and post-insolvency measures that $(10)$ moral hazard and eventual fiscal cost.
$(4)$
approacheds
priority
consideration
resolutions
decisions
3 . In the following passage, there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.

India's approach towards treatment of $(1)$banks is yet another interesting issue. Rather than closing them downpolicymakers in India have shown a preference to $(2)$such banks with healthy public sector banks. It has been $(3)$ incertain circles that such an approach may give rise to a moral hazard problem. However, two issues need $(4)$ in this context.First, commercial banks are the most dominant and systemically important segment of the financial system. Second, over 70 per cent of the bank depositors in India are small depositors. Therefore, systemic concerns coupled with the necessity to $(5)$ the interest of small depositors havebeen $(6)$ in the minds of policy makers while $(7)$ with insolvent banks. This issue had not $(8)$much attention in the context of a predominantly government-owned banking system. As the weight of private banks increases, further thinking will need to be done on this subject, both in terms of $(9)$of insolvency through advance regulatory supervision and action, and post-insolvency measures that $(10)$ moral hazard and eventual fiscal cost.
$(5)$
safeguard
rationalise
enhance
enhance
increase
4 . In the following passage, there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.

India's approach towards treatment of $(1)$banks is yet another interesting issue. Rather than closing them downpolicymakers in India have shown a preference to $(2)$such banks with healthy public sector banks. It has been $(3)$ incertain circles that such an approach may give rise to a moral hazard problem. However, two issues need $(4)$ in this context.First, commercial banks are the most dominant and systemically important segment of the financial system. Second, over 70 per cent of the bank depositors in India are small depositors. Therefore, systemic concerns coupled with the necessity to $(5)$ the interest of small depositors havebeen $(6)$ in the minds of policy makers while $(7)$ with insolvent banks. This issue had not $(8)$much attention in the context of a predominantly government-owned banking system. As the weight of private banks increases, further thinking will need to be done on this subject, both in terms of $(9)$of insolvency through advance regulatory supervision and action, and post-insolvency measures that $(10)$ moral hazard and eventual fiscal cost.
$(6)$
vested
imbibing
paramount
superficial
5 . In the following passage, there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.

India's approach towards treatment of $(1)$banks is yet another interesting issue. Rather than closing them downpolicymakers in India have shown a preference to $(2)$such banks with healthy public sector banks. It has been $(3)$ incertain circles that such an approach may give rise to a moral hazard problem. However, two issues need $(4)$ in this context.First, commercial banks are the most dominant and systemically important segment of the financial system. Second, over 70 per cent of the bank depositors in India are small depositors. Therefore, systemic concerns coupled with the necessity to $(5)$ the interest of small depositors havebeen $(6)$ in the minds of policy makers while $(7)$ with insolvent banks. This issue had not $(8)$much attention in the context of a predominantly government-owned banking system. As the weight of private banks increases, further thinking will need to be done on this subject, both in terms of $(9)$of insolvency through advance regulatory supervision and action, and post-insolvency measures that $(10)$ moral hazard and eventual fiscal cost.
$(7)$
absorbing
dealing
consersing
conniving
coping
6 . In the following passage, there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.

India's approach towards treatment of $(1)$banks is yet another interesting issue. Rather than closing them downpolicymakers in India have shown a preference to $(2)$such banks with healthy public sector banks. It has been $(3)$ incertain circles that such an approach may give rise to a moral hazard problem. However, two issues need $(4)$ in this context.First, commercial banks are the most dominant and systemically important segment of the financial system. Second, over 70 per cent of the bank depositors in India are small depositors. Therefore, systemic concerns coupled with the necessity to $(5)$ the interest of small depositors havebeen $(6)$ in the minds of policy makers while $(7)$ with insolvent banks. This issue had not $(8)$much attention in the context of a predominantly government-owned banking system. As the weight of private banks increases, further thinking will need to be done on this subject, both in terms of $(9)$of insolvency through advance regulatory supervision and action, and post-insolvency measures that $(10)$ moral hazard and eventual fiscal cost.
$(8)$
deserved
distracted
paid
offered
7 . In the following passage, there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.

India's approach towards treatment of $(1)$banks is yet another interesting issue. Rather than closing them downpolicymakers in India have shown a preference to $(2)$such banks with healthy public sector banks. It has been $(3)$ incertain circles that such an approach may give rise to a moral hazard problem. However, two issues need $(4)$ in this context.First, commercial banks are the most dominant and systemically important segment of the financial system. Second, over 70 per cent of the bank depositors in India are small depositors. Therefore, systemic concerns coupled with the necessity to $(5)$ the interest of small depositors havebeen $(6)$ in the minds of policy makers while $(7)$ with insolvent banks. This issue had not $(8)$much attention in the context of a predominantly government-owned banking system. As the weight of private banks increases, further thinking will need to be done on this subject, both in terms of $(9)$of insolvency through advance regulatory supervision and action, and post-insolvency measures that $(10)$ moral hazard and eventual fiscal cost.
$(9)$
attachment
refurbishment
expedition
enhancement
prevention
8 . In the following passage, there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.

India's approach towards treatment of $(1)$banks is yet another interesting issue. Rather than closing them downpolicymakers in India have shown a preference to $(2)$such banks with healthy public sector banks. It has been $(3)$ incertain circles that such an approach may give rise to a moral hazard problem. However, two issues need $(4)$ in this context.First, commercial banks are the most dominant and systemically important segment of the financial system. Second, over 70 per cent of the bank depositors in India are small depositors. Therefore, systemic concerns coupled with the necessity to $(5)$ the interest of small depositors havebeen $(6)$ in the minds of policy makers while $(7)$ with insolvent banks. This issue had not $(8)$much attention in the context of a predominantly government-owned banking system. As the weight of private banks increases, further thinking will need to be done on this subject, both in terms of $(9)$of insolvency through advance regulatory supervision and action, and post-insolvency measures that $(10)$ moral hazard and eventual fiscal cost.
$(10)$
discourage
envisage
create
anticipate
provoke
9 . In each question a sentence is given with a part printed in bold. That part may contain a grammatical error. Replace that part with the four choices given (1), (2), (3) and (4). If the sentence is correct and no correction is required, mark (5) as the answer.
The famous playwright has been in the sick bed from the lastone week
for the past
for past
since past
for last
No correction required
10 . In each question a sentence is given with a part printed in bold. That part may contain a grammatical error. Replace that part with the four choices given (1), (2), (3) and (4). If the sentence is correct and no correction is required, mark (5) as the answer.
Rural area people can cope well with physical strain as they are used to working hardly
work hard
the working hard
hardly
working
hard working