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.

A frothy stock market is no justifications for complacence of the economy. Growth ...$(1)$... back to 5-7% in the June quarter, the fastest expansion in nearly two years, but the ...$(2)$... growth, especially in maunfacturing, was largely due to the base effect. Its sustainablility cannot be ...$(3)$... in the absence of structural reforms. Data on economic indicators, released by other agencies, also ...$(4)$... that is would be ...$(5)$... to see the first quarter numbers as showing sustained recovery.

Growth in services, that ...$(6)$... to over 55% of the GDP, has slowed down. The seasonallyadjusted HSBC India Services Business Activity Index ...$(7)$... a reading of 55.6 in August, down from 52.2 in july, a reading of 50 separates growth from contraction. Bank credit growth is at a fourand-a-half-year low. The RBI data shows that bank credit grew by 10.9% on a year-on-year ...$(8)$... for the same period, while deposits grew 13.6% year-on-year for the same period. Bad loans could ...$(9)$... if banks are forced to lend. Investment ...$(10)$... is what is needed to push up lending.
$(6)$
A.  commit
B.  contribute
C.  supply
D.  afford
E.  furnish
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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.

A frothy stock market is no justifications for complacence of the economy. Growth ...$(1)$... back to 5-7% in the June quarter, the fastest expansion in nearly two years, but the ...$(2)$... growth, especially in maunfacturing, was largely due to the base effect. Its sustainablility cannot be ...$(3)$... in the absence of structural reforms. Data on economic indicators, released by other agencies, also ...$(4)$... that is would be ...$(5)$... to see the first quarter numbers as showing sustained recovery.

Growth in services, that ...$(6)$... to over 55% of the GDP, has slowed down. The seasonallyadjusted HSBC India Services Business Activity Index ...$(7)$... a reading of 55.6 in August, down from 52.2 in july, a reading of 50 separates growth from contraction. Bank credit growth is at a fourand-a-half-year low. The RBI data shows that bank credit grew by 10.9% on a year-on-year ...$(8)$... for the same period, while deposits grew 13.6% year-on-year for the same period. Bad loans could ...$(9)$... if banks are forced to lend. Investment ...$(10)$... is what is needed to push up lending.
$(7)$
A.  assigned
B.  set
C.  established
D.  posted
E.  placed
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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.

A frothy stock market is no justifications for complacence of the economy. Growth ...$(1)$... back to 5-7% in the June quarter, the fastest expansion in nearly two years, but the ...$(2)$... growth, especially in maunfacturing, was largely due to the base effect. Its sustainablility cannot be ...$(3)$... in the absence of structural reforms. Data on economic indicators, released by other agencies, also ...$(4)$... that is would be ...$(5)$... to see the first quarter numbers as showing sustained recovery.

Growth in services, that ...$(6)$... to over 55% of the GDP, has slowed down. The seasonallyadjusted HSBC India Services Business Activity Index ...$(7)$... a reading of 55.6 in August, down from 52.2 in july, a reading of 50 separates growth from contraction. Bank credit growth is at a fourand-a-half-year low. The RBI data shows that bank credit grew by 10.9% on a year-on-year ...$(8)$... for the same period, while deposits grew 13.6% year-on-year for the same period. Bad loans could ...$(9)$... if banks are forced to lend. Investment ...$(10)$... is what is needed to push up lending.
$(8)$
A.  form
B.  based
C.  system
D.  way
E.  basis
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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.

A frothy stock market is no justifications for complacence of the economy. Growth ...$(1)$... back to 5-7% in the June quarter, the fastest expansion in nearly two years, but the ...$(2)$... growth, especially in maunfacturing, was largely due to the base effect. Its sustainablility cannot be ...$(3)$... in the absence of structural reforms. Data on economic indicators, released by other agencies, also ...$(4)$... that is would be ...$(5)$... to see the first quarter numbers as showing sustained recovery.

Growth in services, that ...$(6)$... to over 55% of the GDP, has slowed down. The seasonallyadjusted HSBC India Services Business Activity Index ...$(7)$... a reading of 55.6 in August, down from 52.2 in july, a reading of 50 separates growth from contraction. Bank credit growth is at a fourand-a-half-year low. The RBI data shows that bank credit grew by 10.9% on a year-on-year ...$(8)$... for the same period, while deposits grew 13.6% year-on-year for the same period. Bad loans could ...$(9)$... if banks are forced to lend. Investment ...$(10)$... is what is needed to push up lending.
$(9)$
A.  surge
B.  flow
C.  swell
D.  decline
E.  flood
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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.

A frothy stock market is no justifications for complacence of the economy. Growth ...$(1)$... back to 5-7% in the June quarter, the fastest expansion in nearly two years, but the ...$(2)$... growth, especially in maunfacturing, was largely due to the base effect. Its sustainablility cannot be ...$(3)$... in the absence of structural reforms. Data on economic indicators, released by other agencies, also ...$(4)$... that is would be ...$(5)$... to see the first quarter numbers as showing sustained recovery.

Growth in services, that ...$(6)$... to over 55% of the GDP, has slowed down. The seasonallyadjusted HSBC India Services Business Activity Index ...$(7)$... a reading of 55.6 in August, down from 52.2 in july, a reading of 50 separates growth from contraction. Bank credit growth is at a fourand-a-half-year low. The RBI data shows that bank credit grew by 10.9% on a year-on-year ...$(8)$... for the same period, while deposits grew 13.6% year-on-year for the same period. Bad loans could ...$(9)$... if banks are forced to lend. Investment ...$(10)$... is what is needed to push up lending.
$(10)$
A.  restoration
B.  recovery
C.  revival
D.  resurrection
E.  supperession
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6 . Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is (5). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.)
The biggest (1)/health burden that India (2)/ is set to face in the coming years (3)/ is takle cancer (4)/. No error (5)
A.  1
B.  2
C.  3
D.  4
E.  5
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7 . Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is (5). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.)
Illegal sand mining in the peripheral areas (1)/of the district continues to remain a big problem for (2)/ forest-range officers as yet another instance illegal (3)/mining was reported yesterday (4)/. No error (5)
A.  1
B.  2
C.  3
D.  4
E.  5
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8 . Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is (5). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.)
The policemen, who (1)/ was deployed heavily (2)/ in the area, did nothing to (3)/ dissuade the protesters (4)./ No error (5)
A.  1
B.  2
C.  3
D.  4
E.  5
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9 . Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is (5). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.)
Festi vals are prime occasions (1)/for splurging on presents and owing to improved economic situation, (2)/ the youths is gung-ho (3)/ about breaking all previous records (4)./ No error (5).
A.  1
B.  2
C.  3
D.  4
E.  5
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10 . Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is (5). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.)
It is important to recruit personnel at (1)/ different levels in the organisation so that (2)/ the ensuing human resource gap is bridged ( 3) / atleast for the critical operations (4)/. No error (5).
A.  1
B.  2
C.  3
D.  4
E.  5
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