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  1. The_____________has come under the spotlight after reports_____________of the death of several children over a short period, although epidemics and a high mortality level are chronic features here.
    1) annihilation, collateral
    2) assassinating, consonant
    3) corresponding, blitzkrieg

    4) homogeneous, assaulted
    5) institution ,emerged

    Answer – 5)
    Explanation: institution ,emerged
    emerged – move out of or away from something and become visible. 

  2. Such a commitment is vital for_____________up reproductive and child health care to achieve a sharp_____________in India’s deplorable infant and maternal mortality levels, besides_____________the spread of infectious diseases across States.
    1) unsure, blitz, creating
    2) preventable, stopping, inciting
    3) heighten, offensive, restring
    4) scaling, reduction, preventing
    5) elevate, invasion, enlargement

    Answer – 4)

    Explanation: scaling, reduction, preventing
    scaling – remove scale or scales from.
    preventing – keep (something) from happening.

  3. The State government is only postponing the_____________, as upgrading academic_____________in its own schools and preparing students for future challenges are unavoidable_____________.
    1) inevitable, standards, imperatives
    2) abolishing, abnormal, voluntary

     3) extirpation, different, optional

    4) avoidable, encroachment, proposals

    5) fortuitous, onslaught, accustom

    Answer – 1)
    Explanation: inevitable, standards, imperatives
    inevitable – certain to happen; unavoidable.
    standards – a level of quality or attainment.
    imperatives – an essential or urgent thing.

  4. According to the CEA, would be the increasing stress to balance sheets that companies in the power and telecom sectors have to_____________with, and the deflationary bias to activity that such stress would_____________.
    1) abolition, camouflage
    2) extinction, beard

    3) contend, impart

    4) abandon, irregular
    5) desert, unusual

    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: contend, impart
    contend – struggle to surmount (a difficulty).
    impart –  make (information) known.

  5. Besides its long-term structural benefits, the_____________of the GST, says Mr. Subramanian, would also_____________provide a short-term impetus by easing a cross-country logistics_____________following the removal of checkposts.
    1)  leave, changing, deviating
    2) crushing, ensconce, intermittent
    3) crashing, enshroud, varying
    4) carnage,  masquerade,  interrupted
    5) implementation, straightaway, constraint
    Answer – 5)
    Explanation: implementation, straightaway, constraint
    implementation – the process of putting a decision or plan into effect; execution.
    straightaway – extending or moving in a straight line.
    constraint – a limitation or restriction.

  6. The_____________challenges from the actual_____________of the new indirect tax regime could feed into the mix of factors_____________momentum.
    1) fixed, cache, falter

    2) certain, disperse, decelerate

    3) disrupting, cloak, slacken
    4) disintegrating, obscure, encumber
    5) transitional, operation, retarding

    Answer – 5)
    Explanation: transitional, operation, retarding
    transitional – relating to or characteristic of a process or period of transition.
    operation –  the action of functioning or the fact of being active or in effect.
    retarding  – delay or hold back in terms of progress or development.

  7. Pointing to other factors including the farm loan_____________and agricultural stress that pose risks to the growth outlook, the survey posits that as part of the government’s remedial responses “policy must be driven by the_____________that, over longer horizons, there is no necessary opposition between farmer and consumer_____________.
    1)  constant, dissemble, dissipate
    2) elimination, shelter, squander
    3) downfall, bewilderment, dwindle

    4) waivers, recognition, interests

    5) dissolving, sneak, denseness

    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: waivers, recognition, interests
    waivers  – an act or instance of waiving a right or claim.
    recognition – the action or process of recognizing or being recognized, in particular:

  8. Instead of_____________an_____________investigation into these suspect companies, SEBI passed the buck to the exchanges and asked them to_____________immediate trading restrictions on the companies.
    1) lasting, subservient, implement
    2) extinguishing,  slink, innocence
    3) eradicating,  secrete, , lessen
    4) conducting, independent, impose
    5) steady, subordinate, callowness

    Answer – 4)

    Explanation: conducting, independent, impose
    conducting – organize and carry out.
    independent – free from outside control; not subject to another’s authority.
    impose –  force (an unwelcome decision or ruling) on someone.

  9. Before a proper investigation by SEBI or the exchanges, the companies were put under stage four of the Graded_____________Measure, whereby trading is limited to one day a month, the trading price is_____________, and buyers are required to deposit money.
    1) Surveillance, capped
    2) extermination, commended
    3) havoc, acclaimed
    4) analogous, stash
    5) congruous,  lurked
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation: Surveillance, capped
    Surveillance – close observation, especially of a suspected spy or criminal.
    capped – put a lid or cover on.

  10. On the list were also companies with huge market capitalisations, and it is_____________to assume that the_____________share of trading on any given day is_____________.
    1) reasonable, predominant, legitimate
    2) invalidating,  stow, illegitimate
    3) invalidation, mask, adulate
    4) coinciding, inconsequential,
    5) congruent, trivial, approve
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation: reasonable, predominant, legitimate
    reasonable – having sound judgement; fair and sensible.
    predominant – present as the strongest or main element.
    legitimate –  conforming to the law or to rules.