Time Left - 03:00 mins

Para Completion: IBPS PO Main: 29.10.2019

Attempt now to get your rank among 981 students!

Question 1

Direction: In each of the following questions a short passage is given with one of the lines in the passage missing by a blank. Select the best out of the five answer choices given, to make the passage complete and coherent
Trinidad-born British author V.S. Naipaul, aged 85, who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2001, passed away at his home in London, the BBC reported on Saturday. Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul, who began writing in the 1950s, won numerous coveted literary awards during his career during which he wrote critically acclaimed novels such as “A House for Mr Biswas”, “In a Free State” and “A Bend in the River”. ____________________

Question 2

Direction: In each of the following questions a short passage is given with one of the lines in the passage missing by a blank. Select the best out of the five answer choices given, to make the passage complete and coherent.
India is the world’s largest producer of sugarcane and second largest producer of sugar after Cuba. This industry involves a total capital investment of Rs. 1,250 crore and provides employment to 2.86 lakh workers. In addition, 2.50 crore sugarcane growers also get benefit from this industry. India has a long tradition of manufacturing sugar. References of sugar making by the Indians are found even in the Atharva Veda. India is rightly called the homeland of sugar. But in ancient times, only gur and khandsari were made ______

Question 3

Direction: In each of the following questions a short passage is given with one of the lines in the passage missing by a blank. Select the best out of the five answer choices given, to make the passage complete and coherent.
If religion and community are associated with global violence in the minds of many people, then so are global poverty and inequality. There has, in fact, been an increasing tendency in recent years to justify policies of poverty removal on the ground that this is the surest way to prevent political strife and turmoil. Basing public policy- international as well as domestic-on such an understanding has some evident attractions. Given public anxiety about wars and disorders in the rich countries in the world, the indirect justification of poverty removal- not for its own sake- but for the sake of peace and quiet in the world- provides an argument which appeals to the self-interest for helping the needy.______________________________________

Question 4

Direction: In each of the following questions a short passage is given with one of the lines in the passage missing by a blank. Select the best out of the five answer choices given, to make the passage complete and coherent.
Foreign direct investment (FDI) involves establishing a direct business interest in a foreign country, such as buying or establishing a manufacturing business, while foreign portfolio investment (FPI) is investing in financial assets, such as stocks or bonds, in a foreign country. FDI tends to involve establishing more of a substantial, long-term interest in the economy of a foreign country. The nature of FDI, such as creating or acquiring a manufacturing facility, makes it much more difficult to liquidate or pull out of the investment. Because of the level of investment required,_____________________________.

Question 5

Direction: In each of the following questions a short passage is given with one of the lines in the passage missing by a blank. Select the best out of the five answer choices given, to make the passage complete and coherent.
There are two main categories of business expenses: operating expenses and overhead expenses.Operating expenses include materials, labour, and machinery used to make a product or deliver a service. Overhead expenses represent costs that are more static and relate to general business functions, such as paying accounting personnel and facility costs. In the scenario above with the soda bottler, the facility lease payments are still owed even if no current production takes place within the facility. Therefore, facility costs are overhead expenses. Overhead expenses also include marketing and other expenses incurred to sell the product. So, for this soda bottler, overhead expenses can be _________________.
  • 981 attempts
  • 11 upvotes
  • 8 comments
Jan 2PO, Clerk, SO, Insurance