10 June 2016

English for SBI Clerks and POs and IBPS Exams - 2016

Directions (Q.1-10): 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/ phrases are suggested, one of
which fits the
blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word/phrase in each case.

One big ..(1).. between the investments in fossil fuels and those in
wind power, solar cells, and geothermal energy is that the latter will
supply energy in ..(2).. . These 'wells' will never run dry. If the
money spent on oil in one year were ..(3).. in wind turbines, the
electricity generate would be enough to ..(4).. one-fifth of the
world's needs.

Investments in infrastructure for the new energy economy, which would
eventually have to be made when fossil fuels reserves ..(5).., will
obviously be huge. These include the transmission lines that ..(6)..
wind farms with electricity consumers, and the pipelines that link
hydrogen supply sources with end-users. To a substantial degree, the
infrastructure for the ..(7).. energy sources the transmission lines
for electricity from coal and the pipelines for natural gas can be
used in the new energy
economy as well. The local pipeline distribution network in various
cities for natural gas can easily be ..(8).. to hydrogen distribution
system.

For developing countries, the new energy sources ..(9).. to reduce
dependence on imported oil, freeing up capital for investment in
domestic energy sources ..(10).. very few countries have their own oil
fields, most have wind and solar energy. In terms of economic
expansion and job generation, these new energy technologies are a
godsend.

1. 1) argument 2) change 3) exception 4) issue 5) difference
2. 1) infinity 2) perpetuity 3) extension 4) reality 5) renewability
3. 1) dissipated 2) applied 3) drawn 4) invested 5) given
4. 1) involve 2) meet 3) attract 4) complete 5) cater
5. 1) deplete 2) expand 3) terminate 4) sustain 5) cease
6. 1) provide 2) include 3) connect 4) support 5) links
7. 1) existing 2) new 3) latest 4) old 5) renewable
8. 1) supplied 2) dispersed 3) provided 4) converted 5) used
9. 1) predict 2) promise 3) pursue 4) expects 5) created
10. 1) Despite 2) As 3) Owning to 4) Unless 5) Although

Answers: 1-5, 2-2, 3-4, 4-2, 5-1, 6-3, 7-1, 8-4, 9-2, 10-5.

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