English Practice Questions for Bank Exams, RBI Assistants

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English Practice Questions for Bank Exams, RBI Assistants

Directions (1 – 5): Rearrange the following sentences in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph then answer the following questions.
A. This is a suboptimal solution, True, cash entails a huge cost: for the RBI, to print, replace, transport and secure notes; for the government, by way of lost revenue from opaque transactions; and to merchants, who have to store and guard their cash.
B. The real challenge is to root out the factors that generate demand for cash: corruption, high levels of tax and steep rates of stamp duty.
C. If at all transaction fee on cash withdrawals is considered, it should be tiny and kick in above, say, Rs2.5 lakh — equivalent to the threshold set for banks to file information returns on deposits.
D. The key to removing corruption is transparency of political funding.
E. But the way to bring down these costs is by a combination of structural reform that kills the demand for cash and positive incentives for use of digital payments, not penalising cash.
F. State Bank of India chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya wants a levy on cash withdrawals.
1. Which of the following sentences should be the SECOND after rearrangement?
a) A
b) B
c) C
d) D
e) E
2. Which of the following sentences should be the THIRD after rearrangement?
a) A
b) B
c) C
d) D
e) E
3. Which of the following sentences should be the FIFTH after rearrangement ?
a) A
b) B
c) C
d) D
e) E
4. Which of the following sentences should be the SIXTH (LAST) after rearrangement ?
a) A
b) B
c) C
d) D
e) E
5. Which of the following sentences should be the FIRST after rearrangement?
a) A
b) B
c) C
d) D
e) F
Directions (Q. 6-10): Rearrange the following five sentences (A), (B), (C), (D) (E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below.
A. Hence, the meal that is taken in the morning is breakfast.
B. The word originated from the fact that after dinner, we don’t eat the whole night and this is a long time for the body to go without food.
C. During day time, we keep on eating and munching after every 3-4 hours.
D. People often ask as to why breakfast is important.
E. But the duration between dinner and breakfast is pretty long, sometimes may be equivalent to a fast.
F. The answer lies in the word ‘breakfast’ itself.
6. Which of the following sentences would be the last sentence after rearrangement?
a) A
b) B
c) C
d) D
e) E
7. Which of the following sentences would be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
a) A
b) B
c) C
d) D
e) F
8. Which of the following sentences would be the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement?
a) B
b) D
c) C
d) E
e) F
9. Which of the following sentences would be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
a) A
b) B
c) C
d) D
e) E
10. Which of the following sentences would be the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement?
a) A
b) B
c) C
d) D
e) E
Answers:
(1 – 5): FAECBD
1. A)   2. E)   3. B)   4. D)   5. E)  
(6 – 10): DFBCEA
6. A)   7. B)   8. C)   9. D)   10. E)