English Quiz for IBPS Clerk Prelims 2015 – Set 7

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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.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi did his homework well and was able to make
his _________(1) felt during his just-concluded visit to Malaysia. Coming as it
did in the wake of the Paris and Mali terror attacks, he laid great emphasis on
terrorism. As India has been a victim of _________(2)  for long, he spoke from the heart about the
need for greater international unity in the fight against this biggest _________(3)
to the world. India is already collaborating with the 10-member ASEAN in _________(4)
terrorism by exchanging notes and _________(5). For Modi, building a
relationship with ASEAN in as many sectors as possible is an article of faith.
He articulated his “Act East” policy first while attending the ASEAN-India
Summit in Myanmar in November last.

The ASEAN group of countries _________(6) been _________(7) as an
important trading partner for India. In fact, they constitute India’s fourth
largest trading partner _________(8) for a turnover of $76.52 billion. The
trade is not lopsided. India exported goods worth $31.8 billion against imports
worth $44.7 billion in 2014-15. Modi along with his Chinese counterpart
witnessed history when the ASEAN leaders signed the Declaration on
establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community. The establishment of the AEC is
of immense importance for India. The member-countries account for a total GDP
of $2.57 trillion. There will be greater unity among them, _________(9) ease of
travel and mobility of labour. India had already signed trade agreements with
most of these countries. For the Indian industry, the AEC provides many _________(10)
1. 1) existence
2) presence
3) stance
4) attendance
5) company
2.  1) poverty
2) crisis
3) riots
4) terrorism
5) crime
3. 1) threat
2) impediment
3) predicament
4) danger
5) uncertainty
4.  1) combating
2) mitigating
3) fighting
4) analyzing
5) solving
 5. 1) intelligence
2) ideas
3) agendas
4) concept
5) techniques
6.  1) have
2) had
3) have had 
4) was
5) are
7.  1) standing
2) steaming
3) rising
4) emerging
5) spurting
8. 1) accounting
2) calculating
3) measuring
4) valuing
5) counting
9. 1) fostering
2) promoting
3) facilitating 
4) protecting
5) speeding
10. 1) difficulties 
2) usabilities
3) possibilities
 4) Opportunities
5) solutions


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