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  1. India’s job market is_____________overcrowded with school-leavers and even graduates and post-graduates who remain unemployed because they lack practical skills.
    1) desperately
    2) content
    3) recreant
    4) reprehensible
    Answer – 1) 
    Explanation: desperately – in a way that shows despair.

  2. The_____________aim of social uplift through reservations has given rise to corruption.
    1) laudable
    2) unworried
    3) satisfied
    4) ignoble
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation: laudable – (of an action, idea, or aim) deserving praise and commendation.

  3. If a nation wants to_____________investment and drive economic growth, one of the most important actions it can take is tax reform.
    1) blamable

    2) brittle

    3) contemptible
    4) attract

    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: attract – cause to come to a place or participate in a venture by offering something of interest or advantage.

  4. Businesses are grappling with increased mobility, fast-moving innovation, and pressure to be more_____________than ever.
    1) agile
    2) beneath
    3) inexcusable
    4) wretched
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation: agile – able to move quickly and easily. 

  5. Top-line growth and market share tend to be the most powerful variables explaining the statistical_____________of returns.
    1) offensive
    2) ineligible
    3) clumsy
    4) variability
    Answer – 4) 
    Explanation: variability – lack of consistency or fixed pattern; liability to vary or change.

  6. Many investors fail to appreciate the extreme price sensitivity and_____________of the Indian consumer, along with a balkanised market frequently more local than national.
    1) sophistication
    2) disreputable
    3) degrading
    4) blundering
    Answer – 1) 
    Explanation: sophistication – the quality of being sophisticated.

  7. To be successful, business models need to localise, adapt, and frequently re-invent themselves to create a_____________Indian product offering.
    1) uniquely
    2) bulky
    3) rigidly
    4) ponderous
    Answer – 1) 
    Explanation: uniquely – in a way that belongs or is connected to only one particular person or thing. 

  8. SoftBank’s investment criteria remain unchanged: it looks for_____________business models targeting huge addressable markets.
    1) disruptive
    2) bumbling
    3) diminishing
    4) clownish
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation: disruptive – causing or tending to cause disruption.

  9. In finance, credit card_____________rates will likely never approach those seen in the West, but we will move straight to a tech-enabled digital finance model.
    1) bungling
    2) egress
    3) evacuation
    4) penetration
    Answer – 4) 
    Explanation: penetration –

  10. Investors who are in the market for the long term need not be_____________by the mismatch between the bounce in the market and hard economic data.
    1) knock off
    2) repose

    3) spooked

    4) lubberly

    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: spooked –