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Practice set 2 of the ENGLISH SERIES (Error detection, phrase replacement,fillers, Reading comprehension, Para jumbles,Cloze tests)( new pattern) for SBI PO 2020

Practice set 2 of the ENGLISH SERIES (Error detection, phrase replacement,fillers, Reading comprehension,  Para jumbles,Cloze tests)( new pattern) for SBI PO 2020

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🔘SBI PO is the most coveted job among banking aspirants. Every year lakhs of students take this exam. 
Tackling English section with wits can give you an edge over other students. And English is all about practice, so to make your job easier,we have come up with a series of ” TOPICWISE PRACTICE SETS” comprising ‘500 QUESTIONS ‘. In this “PRACTICE SET 2 ” we have provided a Reading Comprehension (new pattern)'(similar Reading comprehension was asked in IBPS PO 2019)  with detailed solution


🔷Practice set 2 of the ENGLISH SERIES (Error detection, phrase replacement,fillers,  Para jumbles,Cloze tests)( new pattern) for SBI PO 2020





In the following questions a paragraph is given with blanks. The paragraph is then provided with five options which consist of the words that can fill the given blanks. Choose that option as your answer which can fill the given blanks.

The advent of e-commerce has shifted the locus of retail business in both the global and domestic context by bringing the store to the customer, _1_ the need for customers to visit the store. 
Aided by a _2_ digital economy with 500 million internet users, India’s e-commerce sector recorded the second highest year-on-year growth at 31.9 per cent across countries in 2019. In 2017, India’s e-commerce sector was valued at $24 billion, representing 3 percent of total retail sales. However, the share of the global e-commerce sector in overall retail sales was approximately 10 percent, implying that there is space for growth of e-commerce in India.
 A large proportion of India’s e-commerce sector primarily is shared by four companies. Leading e-commerce companies _3_
on the philosophy of increasing the gross merchandise value by bringing big retailers _4_  their platform and moving inventory swiftly through 
heavy promotions. Additionally, marketplaces see major spikes in sales during festive seasons _5_ heavy discounts offered by vendors. 
However, looking at the larger picture, two questions arise: 
Is Indian e-commerce growing in an inclusive manner? Also, are the prevailing practices enough to realise the sector’s significant latent potential?


Q1-
Including
Providing
Obviating
Preferring
Beginning


Q2-
Booming
Declining
Waning
Thriving
Floundering


Q3-
Operate
Rely
Emphasize
Lie
Try


Q4-
Embark on
On board
On scale
Cry on
Lie to


Q5-
Because
Due to
As
Owing to
Likewise.


*Choose the correct option which represents the antonym/synonym of the words highlighted in bold.*


Q6
Choose the word which represents the nearest meaning of the word given below.


*Aided*
1) mitigate
2) deter
3)impede
4) proliferate
5) confound


Q7-
Choose the word which represents the opposite of the word given below.
*Latent*
1) Inferred
2)veiled
3) prominent
4) vestigial
5) covert


Q8-
Choose the word which represents the nearest meaning of the word given below.
*Inclusive*
1) special
2)unique
3) different
4) sluggish
5)whole


*choose the correct option to answer the question.*


Q9- India’s e-commerce sector recorded the second highest year-on-year growth because of-
1) increment of growth merchandise value
2)heavy promotions
3) festive seasons
4)leading companies
5)digital economy


Q10-
The status of e-commerce in India has shifted because of digital economy. The e-commerce has primarily affected by-


1)500 million internet users
2) discounts given by retailers
3) customers need not go to the store
4)easy e-payment infrastructure
5)digital literacy




Solution 


Ans 1- c
Obviating means to remove a difficulty or hurdle. Since the compulsion of the customers to visit the store has been removed, obviate would be the right word.


Ans2. D
Thrive means to flourish or grow vigorously and successfully. It can also be used for business or someone’s health.


Ans3. A
Operate can be used for functioning of organizations and businesses while it can also be used as a medical term.


Ans 4. B
On board is a phrase used to show agreement or support. It also means to board a vehicle especially a ship, plane etc.


Ans 5. D
Owing to is adverbial while ‘due to’ is adjectival. Since the context here is adverbial, owing to would be the correct option.


Ans 6. A
Mitigate means to make something less severe, or to not support something that is harmful in general.


Ans7. C
Prominent means something which can be noticed easily and something that stands out.


Ans8. E
Inclusive is something which consists of every aspect of something that is being talked about.


Ans9. E
The passage clearly talks about the revolution in growth digital economy has brought.


Ans10. C

The primary reason behind digital economy being successful and beneficial is that it has made customers to do business easily and without much hurdles.









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