NTSE - Language Comprehensive Test - General English - Passage Completion

Question - 1

There appears to be relative quietness on the power front. After the initial euphoria with regards to allowing the entry of private and foreign capital into the power sector, the promised guaranteed 16% return on net worth, liberal financing facilities, a higher than usual debt, equity norms, the government is now waiting for the flood to arrive. How realistic are the expectations of the government can be made out by the response of the private sector.
Till date, there is less than 1000 nw. of generation capacity under active implementation in the private sector, mainly by those companies which are already involved in power generation and distribution. There are very few actors entering the business. According to power ministry sources, there are proposals to put up more than 8000 mw of generation.
The power front refers to:

  • A Political power
  • B Physical power
  • C Coal, electricity/department
  • D Power of people

Question - 2

There appears to be relative quietness on the power front. After the initial euphoria with regards to allowing the entry of private and foreign capital into the power sector, the promised guaranteed 16% return on net worth, liberal financing facilities, a higher than usual debt, equity norms, the government is now waiting for the flood to arrive. How realistic are the expectations of the government can be made out by the response of the private sector.
Till date, there is less than 1000 nw. of generation capacity under active implementation in the private sector, mainly by those companies which are already involved in power generation and distribution. There are very few actors entering the business. According to power ministry sources, there are proposals to put up more than 8000 mw of generation.
The word 'euphoria' means:

  • A inclusion
  • B power
  • C enthusian
  • D curiosity

Question - 3

There appears to be relative quietness on the power front. After the initial euphoria with regards to allowing the entry of private and foreign capital into the power sector, the promised guaranteed 16% return on net worth, liberal financing facilities, a higher than usual debt, equity norms, the government is now waiting for the flood to arrive. How realistic are the expectations of the government can be made out by the response of the private sector.
Till date, there is less than 1000 nw. of generation capacity under active implementation in the private sector, mainly by those companies which are already involved in power generation and distribution. There are very few actors entering the business. According to power ministry sources, there are proposals to put up more than 8000 mw of generation.
The government is now waiting for the' flood' means:

  • A flood due to water
  • B flood of electricity
  • C flood of people
  • D people wanting to invest in sector

Question - 4

There appears to be relative quietness on the power front. After the initial euphoria with regards to allowing the entry of private and foreign capital into the power sector, the promised guaranteed 16% return on net worth, liberal financing facilities, a higher than usual debt, equity norms, the government is now waiting for the flood to arrive. How realistic are the expectations of the government can be made out by the response of the private sector.
Till date, there is less than 1000 nw. of generation capacity under active implementation in the private sector, mainly by those companies which are already involved in power generation and distribution. There are very few actors entering the business. According to power ministry sources, there are proposals to put up more than 8000 mw of generation.
'Implementation'means:

  • A work
  • B put to use
  • C used till now
  • D ways of using

Question - 5

India is a young nation, from 1.21 billion people (2011 census), 65% of India's population is under the age of 35. India is skewed, wards youth as making it an opportunity which is potentially significant for the economy. If not, it may take a shape of demographic disaster and thus the country should invest heavily in youth education, health care and well being.
India is skewed towards youth:

  • A as 65% India population is under the age 35
  • B the youth of the nation is demanding
  • C the youth of the country is about 40%
  • D the youth of the nation is between 40% to 65%.

Question - 6

India is a young nation, from 1.21 billion people (2011 census), 65% of India's population is under the age of 35. India is skewed, wards youth as making it an opportunity which is potentially significant for the economy. If not, it may take a shape of demographic disaster and thus the country should invest heavily in youth education, health care and well being.
India has to utilize it by making it an opportunity which is potentially significant for economy;

  • A it referred to productivity of economy.
  • B the youth's energy has to be linked into productive source for the economy.
  • C the youth has capacity to improve economy
  • D the youth can help in the growth of the economy.

Question - 7

India is a young nation, from 1.21 billion people (2011 census), 65% of India's population is under the age of 35. India is skewed, wards youth as making it an opportunity which is potentially significant for the economy. If not, it may take a shape of demographic disaster and thus the country should invest heavily in youth education, health care and well being.
If not, it may take a shape of demographic disaster:

  • A the youth may bring disaster
  • B the youth may not get jobs
  • C the proper utilisation of this category of population is mandatory to avoid bigger problems of society.

Question - 8

India is a young nation, from 1.21 billion people (2011 census), 65% of India's population is under the age of 35. India is skewed, wards youth as making it an opportunity which is potentially significant for the economy. If not, it may take a shape of demographic disaster and thus the country should invest heavily in youth education, health care and well being.
And thus the country should invest heavily in the youth education, health care and well being:

  • A country should invest in education and health care for the youth
  • B education and healthcare will make youth strong
  • C education and healthcare will make country strong
  • D the country should take care of youth's education and healthcare to get possible outcome

Question - 9

A major problem in India is illiteracy and proverty which has been the root cause of all the other problems. Unless and until the population of country will become literate and educated, country's growth would be at stake. There are 400 million Indian below poverty line and India spends and 3.3 billion energy year on primary education. Government has made many schemes to uplift the education system of India but due to corruption and crime, happening at a very bigger scale, the education industry is still facing many challenges.
The education industry is still facing many challenges:

  • A the education system is challenged
  • B the problem in Indian education systems all due to crime.
  • C the education industry is not getting the benefit of government policies due to crime and corruption.
  • D the government schemes are able to help the education industry inspite large of scale corruption and crime

Question - 10

A major problem in India is illiteracy and proverty which has been the root cause of all the other problems. Unless and until the population of country will become literate and educated, country's growth would be at stake. There are 400 million Indian below poverty line and India spends and 3.3 billion energy year on primary education. Government has made many schemes to uplift the education system of India but due to corruption and crime, happening at a very bigger scale, the education industry is still facing many challenges.
There are 400 million Indian below poverty line:

  • A the poor of India are below one line
  • B 400 millions Indians are poor
  • C 400 millions Indians are below the human conditions of survival
  • D India has 400 million of its population below its poverty line.
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