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A cost-benefit exercise may not be straightforward, because while costs are known, Benefits are not easily measurable. Putting a number to the..(1)..that an economy can suffer, if a few big banks fail or if they are unable to fund the demands of a..(2)..corporate sector, will be more of guesswork. Last, but the most important,..(3) to seriously start the process of de-politicising banks. In response to another recent report — ‘Govt plans to defuse ticking bank bomb’ (The Indian Express, February 1) — wherein the plan was to “take the tumour (of NPAs) out”, the head of a..(4)..think-tank said that “tumour” was not the right metaphor. It should be “cirrhosis of the liver”, he said, adding that if alcohol abuse caused cirrhosis, then its..(5)..must be stopped first.

  1. 1) Profit
    2) Improvement
    3) Favour
    4) Damage
    5) rigid
    Answer –  4)
    Explanation :Damage

  2. 1) Resurgent
    2) Revived
    3) Unrevive
    4) Unrenewed
    5) vogue
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation :Resurgent

  3. 1) Illicit
    2) Reform
    3) Mistake
    4) Damage
    5) predict
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation :Reform

  4. 2) Obscured
    3) Sunken
    4) Prominent
    5) indigent
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation :Prominent

  5. 1) Hold
    2) Receive
    3) Intake
    4) Give
    5) retake
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation :Intake

    As early as in 2007, the Delhi High Court had acted on a public interest litigation to lay down that 10 per cent of inpatient facilities and 25 per cent of..(6) be provided free of cost to the poor. The effect of non-compliance was the repayment of the allegedly “unwarranted profits” the hospitals had made. The hospitals that have now been fined ..(7)..any failure to treat the required number of indigent patients and plan to challenge the order. While the courts will have the final say on the dispute, the principle of opposing..(8).. in the health sector cannot be faulted.
    The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that government accounts for only one-third of India’s healthcare spend — well below what is..(9)…As a result, we have a situation in which the private sector accounts for a significant part of healthcare services. Given the low ..(10)..of health insurance, about 86 per cent of expenditure on health comes out of people’s pockets.
  6. 1) outpatient
    2) patient
    3) doctor
    4) helper
    5) victim
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation : outpatient -a patient who attends a hospital for treatment without staying there overnight.

  7. 1) decreed
    2) entente
    3) dispute
    4) cease-fire
    5) agreement
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation : dispute

  8. 1) rightfully
    2) honouring
    3) uncorrupting
    4) profiteering
    5) legitimately
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation : profiteering -make or seek to make an excessive or unfair profit, especially illegally.

  9. 1) profitable
    2) desirable
    3) disgusting
    4) unattractive
    5) ineligible
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation : desirable

  10. 1) departure
    2) avenue
    3) evacuation
    4) expulsion
    5) penetration
    Answer –  5)
    Explanation : penetration