Saturday, May 21, 2016

Bank Preparation 142

Directions (Q. 111-120) In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered.
These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of
which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case. Twenty years (111) now, nearly 60% of the World’s population will live in urban areas. The impact of urbanization might not all be positive on India as urban expansion is happening at a much (112) rate than infrastructure expansion. Sustainability issues need to be (113) so that economic development is not at the (114) of
public health. Some urban services that ought to be in (115) in a city like water, electricity, transport
etc. need special consideration. TERI has put together a detailed report that (116) sustainability in the provision of basic urban services in Indian cities. (117) public transport is a major reason for the proliferation of private vehicles on the road. Respiratory illness in children living in urban areas is on the (118) with more cases of Asthma being (119) because of pollution. The future of cities of Indian dreams depends of (120) we can build better cities today.

111. a) till b) since c) from d) after e) on
112. a) faster b) slower c) changed d) speed e) quick
113. a) speculated b) believed c) imagined d) considered e) understand
114. a) payment b) rate c) costs d) charge e) expense
115. a) abundance b) large c) functional d) vicinity e) location
116. a) bring b) emphasizes c) speculates d) postulates e) requests
117. a) Good b) Competent c) Absence d) Inadequate e) Sufficient
118. a) multiplication b) expansion c) rise d) inflation e) grow
119. a) produced b) develop c) composed d) resulted e) reported
120. a) if b) whether c) unless d) provided e) weather