English Section is very important to score better in Banking and other competitive exams. Now a day, the pattern of questions asked in this section are very lengthy and thus, time-consuming. But once dealt with proper strategy and accuracy, this section can get you the maximum marks in the examination. Here is another set of Questions to improve your speed and practice. Make most of it.
Directions (Q. 1-5): Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below.
(A) The ultimate goals of a bank are to increase its market share, become more diversified, reduce the risk of entering a new business and redefine the competitive edge through acquiring different streams of business.
(B) The strategic factors for existing banks competing with private and international players would be the size, quality of service and low-cost finance by achieving ‘critical mass’.
(C) Consolidation will provide banks with new capabilities, technologies and products, help to overcome entry barriers, ensure immediate entry into new markets and lower operating costs through consolidation of resources.
(D) In the liberalised era, banks in India will have to be competitive in order to face the challenges and leverage the opportunities.
(E) Consolidation may also take place through strategic alliance or partnerships covering specific areas of business such as small-to- medium-sized enterprise (SME) lending, credit cards and insurance.
(F) In contrast to the earlier experience of mergers being initiated by the regulator to protect the interest of depositors of weak banks, the trend of market-led mergers between private banks and private banks with public sector banks may gain momentum.
1. Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
1) C 2) D 3) E 4) F 5) A
2. Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
1) B 2) C 3) D 4) A 5) E
3. Which of the following should be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
1) C 2) F 3) A 4) B 5) D
4. Which of the following should be the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement?
1) F 2) A 3) C 4) E 5) B
5. Which of the following should be the SIXTH (LAST) sentence after rearrangement?
1) A 2) B 3) E 4) C 5) F
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