SBI Clerk 2018: English Quiz for Prelims – 2

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When the State was ____ extracted (1), the AP was at a serious disadvantage. Several of the provisions in the special package was done, but some are ____ sending (2). We have given, so far, funds as promised for a large number of __ institutions (3) that are being created because existing ones went to Telangana. The funds will be continued as on when required.

As for the capital city, we have made ___ separate (4) payments for various facilities and some payment for Pollavaram. There are two areas that are still being ___ smashed out (5). One is the amount in lieu of the special package. In a meeting yesterday, this has been discussed and has been sent for the State’s ___ agreement (6). And as for the revenue deficit, we have sent a proposal to the State. But the officers are expecting something more – so we are trying to narrow that gap. I am sure it will be worked out in a few days.

___ Regarding (7) a few other points like the Railways and Petroleum facilities – we are in discussion with the ministries to find best solution. Rest assured that we are “extremely sympathetic” to AP’s requirements.

1.(a) Divided

 (b) bifurcated

(c) Channelised

 (d) no change

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  1. (a) pending

 (b) awaiting

 (c) happening

 (d) No change

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  1. (a) communities

  (b) practices

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(c) buildings

(d) no change

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  1. (a) more

  (b) diverse

  (c)  several

  (d) no change

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  1. (a) worked out

  (b) dashed out

  (c) shattered

  (d) no change

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  1. (a) requirement

  (b) approval

  (c) proposal

  (d) no change

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  1. (a) according to

  (b) in spite of

  (c) despite of

  (d) no change

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The Income Tax Department has issued one lakh tax notices to people who __ are invested (8) in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Central Board of Direct Taxes Chairman Sushil Chandra said.

The tax department reportedly __ controlled (9) a nation-wide survey which showed that Indians had conducted $3.5 billion worth of transactions on the various cryptocurrency exchanges in operation in India over a period of 17 months.

“People who have made investments [in cryptocurrency] and have not declared income while filing taxes and have not paid tax on the profit earned by investing, we are sending them notices as we feel that it is all taxable,” Mr. Chandra said while speaking at an Assocham event. “We found out that there is no clarity on investments made by many people which means that they have not ___ declared (10) it properly,” he added.

8.(a) are investing

 (b) have invested

 (c) has invested

 (d) no change

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  1. (a) conducted

 (b) directed

  (c) guided

  (d) no change

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  1. (a) explained

  (b) cleared

  (c) completed

  (d) no change

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