Cloze Test for NIACL Assistant 2017 – Set 2

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Directions (Q. 1-10): 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.
The idea of establishing Regional
Rural Banks was ________(1) in the Twenty Point Economic Programme of July 1975
to ________(2) to the credit needs of rural people. The Government of India
appointed the Narasimham Committee in July 1975 to set up the new ________(3)
in order to provide employment to the rural educated youth and to bring ________(4)
the cost of rural banks by recruiting their staff on the same scale of pay and
allowances as for the employees of State Government or local bodies. The major ________(5)
of the RRBs are to develop the rural economy by providing credit and other ________(6)
for agriculture, trade, commerce, industry and other productive activities in
the rural areas, ________(7) to the small and marginal farmers, agricultural
labourers, artisans and small entrepreneurs. A Regional Rural Bank is sponsored
by a commercial bank. For the purpose, the sponsor bank requests the Central
Government which issues a notification after consulting the ________(8) State
Government. Normally, an RRB covers one district but it is also permitted to ________(9)
its branches in other districts. So far the maximum ________(10) has been eight
districts, as in the case of Manipur Regional Rural Bank, which covers the
entire State of Manipur.
1. 1) rejected 2) conspired 3) mooted 4) meant 5) declined
2. 1) cater 2) indulge 3) survey 4) cause 5) bring
3. 1) unity 2) companion 3) company 4) institution 5)
communion
4. 1) up 2) down 3) about 4) forth 5) into
5. 1) theme 2) ideas 3) work 4) duty 5) objectives

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6. 1) facilities 2) item 3) goods 4) values 5) price
7. 1) clearly 2) certainly 3) particularly 4) similarly 5)
likely
8. 1) best 2) concerned 3) related 4) nearest 5) willing
9. 1) begin 2) log in 3) start 4) continue 5) open
10. 1) average 2) enclosures 3) beneficiaries 4) coverage 5)
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Answers:

  1. 3
  2. 1
  3. 4
  4. 2
  5. 5
  6. 1
  7. 3
  8. 2
  9. 5
  10. 4

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