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Match the columns topic is one of the important topics that commonly appear in all major Banking examinations. In recent years, many questions are being asked from this topic regularly. This type of question format is used to evaluate a candidate's comprehension, analytical and logical abilities.

Directions (Qs. 1 - 6): In the following questions, two columns are given with three sentences/ phrases in each of them. In the first column, the sentences/ phrases are labelled as a, b, and c and in the second column, the sentences/phrases are labelled as d, e, and f respectively. A sentence/ phrase from the first column may or may not connect with another sentence/ phrase from the second column to make the sentence grammatically and contextuallycorrect. Each question has five options, four of which display the sequence(s) in which the sentences/ phrases can be joined to form agrammatically and contextually correct sentence. If none of the options given forms a correct sentence after combination, mark option (E), ‘None of these’ as your answer.

A) a-e, b-d         B) b-d, c-f        C) a-f, b-d, c-e          D) a-f, b-e          E) None of these

Explanation: The paragraph is about H3N2 virus, a subtype of the influenza A virus that can cause respiratory illness in humans. There is no matching phrase for the sentence ‘a’ from column II. The virus was first identified in 1968 and has since been responsible for several flu epidemics around the world (b-d). Like other strains of influenza, H3N2 virus is highly contagious and spreads easily from person to person through respiratory droplets when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or talks (c-f).
Ans: B

A) a-e       B) b-d, c-e          C) a-f, b-d, c-e          D) a-f, b-e            E) None of these

Explanation: The paragraph is about Digital marketing. The first sentence introduces about the topic. With the rise of the internet and mobile technology, digital marketing has become an essential component of any modern marketing strategy (a-f). The remaining sentences explains about the importance of digital marketing. It offers businesses the ability to target specific audiences, measure the effectiveness of their campaigns in real-time,and adjust their strategies accordingly (b-d). Digital marketing has revolutionized the way businesses reach and engage with their customers, enabling them to build stronger relationships and drive more sales (c-e).
Ans: C

A) a-f, c-e     B) b-d, c-e        C) b-e        D) a-f, b-e      E) None of these

Explanation: The paragraph is about The G20, an international forum comprising 19 countries and the European Union (b). There is no matching phrase for the sentence ‘b’ from the column II. The G20 was established in 1999 to bring together the world's major economies to discuss and coordinate policies related to global economic growth, trade, and financial stability (a-f). The G20 has become a key forum for international economic cooperation and has played a critical role in responding to global economic crises, collectively represent around 80% of the world's GDP and two-thirds of its population (c-e).
Ans: A

A) a-e         B) b-d, c-e     C) a-f, b-d      D) a-f, b-e, c-d      E) None of these

Explanation: The paragraph is about child labour issue, its adverse effects on children and measures to be taken to address the issue. Child labour refers to the exploitation of children by engaging them in laborious activities that are not suitable for their age, which can interfere with their education,  development, and physical and mentalwellbeing (a-f). It is a global issue that affects millions of children worldwide, especially in developing countries. These children are often forced to work in hazardous conditions, working long hours for low pay, and being denied access to education and healthcare (b-e). Child labour perpetuates the cycle of poverty and can have long-term effects on the child's physical and mental health. Efforts to combat child labour involve addressing the root causes, promoting education and awareness, and enforcing laws that protect the rights of children (c-d).
Ans: D

A) a-e, b-f, c-d         B) b-d, c-e           C) a-f, b-d        D) a-f, b-e     E) None of these

Explanation: The paragraph is about the importance of women’s education. Women’s education has been a topic of great importance in the pursuit of gender equality and women's empowerment. Educating women has farreaching benefits not only for individual women but also for their families, communities, and society as a whole (a-e). Women’s education provides them with the knowledge and skills they need to participate fully in economic, social, and political life. It enables women to secure better-paying jobs, make informed decisions about their health and family planning, and actively engage in community development (b-f). Moreover, educated women are more likely to raise educated children and contribute in breaking the cycle of poverty. Despite progress, gender disparities in education persist in many parts of the world, and ensuring equal access to education for girls and women remains a critical challenge (c-d).
Ans: A

A) a-d, b-f, c-e          B) a-d, c-e         C) a-f, c-e        D) a-e, c-f           E) None of these
Explanation: The paragraph is about the amendment regarding Wildlife Protection Act (WPA), 1972. The WPA has safeguarded numerous species of wild animals and plants by prohibiting all forms of hunting and by creating inviolate areas where wildlife conservation may be carried out (a-e). This amendment also helps in wildlife conservation by bringing in newer species into the protection list, also augmenting the penal repercussions (c-f). The remaining phrases are not matchable.

Ans: D

Posted Date : 26-06-2023


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