Direction (1-10): In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningfully complete.
There were too many takers to wear the hat of a tiny banker when the ...(131)... to apply for small finance and payments banks licences expired at the ...(132)... of business hours on 2 February at Mint Street. A total of 113 companies have applied ...(133)... the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for small finance banks or payments banks licences. Of this, 72 are for the small finance banks Interestingly, the number of applicants in both categories is the same as that in 1993, when the RBI invited applications to ...(134)... full-service private banks, ...(135)... after the ...(136)... of economic liberalisation. The RBI had received 113 applications that time ..(137).... A ...(138)... glance ...(139)... these lists this time shows that a number of microfinance institutions (MFIs) have applied for the small finance bank applications list, ...(140)... an interesting mix of prepaid payment instruments (PPI), telecom companies, large industrial houses and one government department – India Post has constituted the list for payments banks.
4.a. set up
b. set free
d. fetch up
b. in fact
Directions (Q. 11-15): Rearrange the following sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below it.
(A) To address these issues Indian corporates are increasingly turning eco-friendly.
(B) At present, however, there are only a dozen green buildings in the private sector.
(C) However, though an eco-friendly building may cost more upfront, it is cost-friendly building may cost more upfront, it is cost-effective because of lower operating costs in the long run.
(D) Today there is growing concern about global warming, energy and water crises.
(E) The reason is the construction cost of an eco- friendly building is 15% to 20% more than putting up a conventional building.
(F) Planting trees, using energy-saving lighting systems and constructing eco-friendly green buildings are some of the measures they are taking.
11.Which of the following will be the FIRST Sentence after rearrangement?
12.Which of the following will be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
13.Which of the following will be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
14. Which of the following will be the SIXTH (LAST) sentence after rearrangement?
15. Which of the following will be the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement?