English Questions – Sentence Completion 5

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  1. The present impasse between China and India, is a flare up of a long- standing eczema that is the result of incessant border scratching. The legalities of the present issues aside, diatribes of reminders of a previous war,________________________.
    1) Besides the countries are bound by bilateral peace and diplomatic treaties.
    2) goes beyond what may be considered as acrimonious diplomatic language.
    3) not impose on what you yourself do not desire.
    4) having suddenly having hit many “home runs”, from where President George W Bush left
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation: its option second which is correct and appropriate as per giving context.
  2. This is worth thinking about. The truth is that today the liberal attempt to build a counter-narrative ends up directly feeding the mainstream narrative. The intolerance debate and Award waapsi________________________.
    1) is a much greater source of glee than the primary action, whatever that might be
    2) on the presence of the counterpoint, is that it is designed to thrive on its opposition
    3) directly bolstered the appeal of the supporters of this government
    4) is designed to draw strength from those that object to any part of it
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: its option third which is correct and appropriate as per giving context.
  3. We believe in many gods but the basics are a belief in nature and the universe and a oneness with these elements and thus___________________. If we talk about this or say we are proud of it, we become Hindutva. It seems it is a shame to be Hindu, at least this is what the so- called liberals have been saying for decades and now we are also called intolerant.
    1) are jaded beyond belief and are clutching at straws
    2) The Geeta and so many more including the Buddhists and Jains
    3) are of a philosophy that was born in this land
    4) are only a billion of us who belong to this rather prolific geographical race
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: its option third which is correct and appropriate as per giving context.
  4. The new riders of the ignorant storm want science to be rewritten in the language of New Testament, voodoo, the Vedas and sundry old wives’ tales. ___________________, news on a ‘natural’ cure of cancer to attacking Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution in the name of creationism, every day science faces a new challenge.
    1) the block to sell the news and corner the glory
    2) given the times we live in, ‘live-action science’ is not a bad idea
    3) From spreading unverified, bordering on fake
    4) If the growth of digital media gave a boost to the spread of
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: its option third which is correct and appropriate as per giving context.
  5. ___________________ the spread of fake or questionable information, then it also helped in making people aware of the world around them by making information access virtually free. This medium has been exploited by politicians to win elections, bigots to spread the message of hate, cheats to earn quick bucks —and Nasa to share the latest discovery.
    1) If the growth of digital media gave a boost to
    2) the times we live in, ‘live-action science’ is not a bad idea
    3) there is an urgent need for a well-crafted strategy to
    4) these obscurantist forces that are backed by powerful political and
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation: its option first which is correct and appropriate as per giving context.
  6. As far as anyone from any bank has answered the criticism, it is merely to point out that the fines, charges and deductions are in keeping with the regulations. However, that’s hardly an answer because the whole point that angry customers___________________ and unfair.
    1) by the way they have reacted to the enormous amount of
    2) have received for the new fines (or service charge
    3) the myriad other charges that banks keep deducting from
    4) are making is that the regulations are inadequate
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: its option forth which is correct and appropriate as per giving context.
  7. Does it actually cost extra to use a networked computer system at a different branch from the customers’ own? Is this bank going back to the days of branch banking? Now, we should not be asking these questions from these banks. They will spin something in polite PR language___________________ they are following regulations.
    1) are managed in such a way as to create non-compliance
    2) of each bank’s income comes from such fines
    3) it even collect the data? Can we have a list of what
    4) but basically ask us to buzz off because
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: its option forth which is correct and appropriate as per giving context.
  8. This is exactly the kind of situation that the Right to Information law is meant for. The RBI is always in the news for monetary policy or licensing or its leadership. That mostly obscures the fact that its track record in consumer protection is terrible. It’s time for bank customers___________________ changes.
    1) the banks and their so-called regulator
    2) to why banks must continue to be allowed to dip
    3) into your pocket whenever they feel the need
    4) to step up, get organised and start forcing some
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: its option forth which is correct and appropriate as per giving context.
  9. And the trends are ominous. Petrol prices are now rising by 16.7%, high speed diesel by 33.1% and aviation fuel by a massive 67.3%. In contrast cereal prices have come down from 9.6% in November 2016 to 6.1% in February with___________________ of a good rabi crop.
    1) global recovery in other commodity prices is also adding to the price pressures
    2) even wheat prices decelerating in anticipation
    3) wholesale prices very different is unlike in the past when food prices
    4) fuel and power prices which is driving the price line
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation: its option second which is correct and appropriate as per giving context.
  10. Here in India the real clash of civilizations is taking place as I write this; not between castes and religions but between Hindus who deride Hindutva and they are called secular and tolerant and the vast majority who ___________________by the so-called secularists as intolerant.
    1) I learnt today is being Hindutva—believing in my heritage
    2) have finally reacted against it and are termed
    3) the clash is between us and not from other religions
    4) are termed by the so-called secularists as intolerant
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation: its option second which is correct and appropriate as per giving context.