Remedial English Test Series 60

Remedial English Test Series 60

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01 Nobel laureat and Bharat Ratna Professor Amartya Sen, has questioned the demonetisation step and its impact in
02 the country. Sen also said that both the idea and the way it was implemented, was similar to a “despot  action”
03 and showed “authoritarian nature of the government”. Speaking to ‘The Indian Express’ in a  interview, Sen who
04 is Thomas W Lamont University Professor and Professor of Economic  and Philosophy at Harvard University said
05 that informing the public suddenly of the decision do not promise anything and is a more complex manifestation
06 of authoritarianism, which is allegedly justify  by the government just because some of these notes were held by
07 some corrupt citizen  in the form of black money as millions of innocent people across the country are made to
08 suffer due to cash crunch. When asked whether the measure could causes  any good for the country,   He said,
09  “In most likelihood, this will be as much failure for the government as was its earlier promise of bringing black
10 money back into rhe country. He added that those people who were equip  to avoid  the trap of
11 demonetisation are the only those who are season  dealers in black money and not common men who are facing
12 hardships. While reacting to the governments claim that pain would eventually result in gain, the professor made
13 it clear that it was wrong to think that all thing  that are painful, are good. (The Financial Express, 26 Nov 16).
14 Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has term  RBI governor Raghuram Rajan’s decision not to seek a second term as
15 “sad”, saying India is losing one of the most skillful economic thinker  in the world. “We are losing one of the
16 most skillful finance  economic thinkers in the world. It is sad for the country and it is sad for the government of
17 the country too. RBI is not a complete  autonomous institution,” Sen told a private TV channel on Saturday. Sen
18 added, “It is true that some member of the ruling party, I understand, I have not seen that but somebody told me,
19 have been sniping at Raghuram Rajan. That certainly is unfortunate.” Noting that he is not a great admire of the
20 Narendra Modi government, the economist said the administration may has to decide what it wants in its policy.
21 Earlier on Saturday, Rajan had said he will be return to academia after completion of his term as RBI governor
22 on September 4. “… on due reflection, and after consult  with the government, I want to share with you that I
23 will be returning to academia when my term as Governor end  on September 4, 2016,”  (Hindustan Times, 18 June 16).

 KEY TO Remedial English Test Series 60   Note the correct answers below

01 Nobel laureate and Bharat Ratna Professor Amartya Sen, has questioned the demonetisation step and its impact in
02 the country. Sen also said that both the idea and the way it was implemented, was similar to a “despotic action”
03 and showed “authoritarian nature of the government”. Speaking to ‘The Indian Express’ in an interview, Sen who
04 is Thomas W Lamont University Professor and Professor of Economics and Philosophy at Harvard University said
05 that informing the public suddenly of the decision does not promise anything and is a more complex manifestation
06 of authoritarianism, which is allegedly justified by the government just because some of these notes were held by
07 some corrupt citizens in the form of black money as millions of innocent people across the country are made to
08 suffer due to cash crunch. When asked whether the measure could cause any good for the country,   He said,
09   “In most likelihood, this will be as much failure for the government as was it’s earlier promise of bringing black
10 money back into the country. He added that those people who were equipped  to avoid  the trap of
11 demonetisation are the only those who are seasoned dealers in black money and not common men who are facing
12 hardships. While reacting to the government’s claim that pain would eventually result in gain, the professor made
13 it clear that it was wrong to think that all things that are painful, are good. (The Financial Express, 26 Nov 16).
14 Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has termed RBI governor Raghuram Rajan’s decision not to seek a second term as
15 “sad”, saying India is losing one of the most skillful economic thinkers in the world. “We are losing one of the
16 most skillful financial economic thinkers in the world. It is sad for the country and it is sad for the government of
17 the country too. RBI is not a completely autonomous institution,” Sen told a private TV channel on Saturday. Sen
18 added, “It is true that some members of the ruling party, I understand, I have not seen that but somebody told me,
19 have been sniping at Raghuram Rajan. That certainly is unfortunate.” Noting that he is not a great admirer of the
20 Narendra Modi government, the economist said the administration may have to decide what it wants in its policy.
21 Earlier on Saturday, Rajan had said he will be returning to academia after completion of his term as RBI governor
22 on September 4. “… on due reflection, and after consultation with the government, I want to share with you that I
23 will be returning to academia when my term as Governor ends on September 4, 2016,”  (Hindustan Times, 18 June 16).