Remedial English Test Series 80

Remedial English Test Series 80

 Identify  the ONE mistake in each line and make corrections    (1 mark for each correct answer. Total score   ___ )  

01 The Union finance minister Arun Jaitley has chose  to see the brighter side of demonetisation because his
02 government’s treasury has benefit with the increase in direct and indirect tax collection. Income-tax
03 collection increased by 13.6 per cent, whilst indirect tax collection saw a robust 26.2 per cent increased till
04 November 30. For the common people and specially for the economical weaker sections like daily workers
05 and sectors that depend on cash transactions, the situation has been painful and it continue to be so as the
06 50-days that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has askd for to bring the situation to normal, expires today.
07 Labourers in textile hubs like Tiruppur have lost their jobs and return  to their villages as the owners don’t
08 have the cash to pay them. This is the same story in agriculture where farmer  have also seen the price of
09 their produce drop as traders don’t have the cash to pay them. GDP growth is expect  to see a dip of nearly
10 two per cent. But this will be know  when the figures of industrial production are out. The IIP for November
11 was down. Mr Jaitley seems a little removed from the ground reality. The situation may not be as distress  as
12 it was soon after November 8 but the facts that cash is still not available as it was pre-November 8 is a reality.
13 There are still queues outside ATMs and many ATMs run dry. The Reserve Bank of India is expect  to meet
14 the shortfall in currency only in a few months even as the workers at its printing presses have refuse  to work
15 in three shifts, according to reports. It is difficult to fathom out what Mr Jaitley mean  when he says that RBI
16 has plenty of cash so there should be no shortage. Perhaps there could be problems in transport  this
17 plentiful cash, in addition to the fact that it do  not have the printing capacity to meet the demand. Till today
18 the Rs 500 notes are not available free and many ATMs now give only Rs 2,000 at a time instead of the Rs
19 2,500 earlier. It is one thing for the finance minister to say that this short-terms pain is for long-term gains. But
20 behind this “pain” are human being  who are going through rough times, being unable to get hold of their own
21 hard earned money. No one doubt  the good that will come and has already come for the government at least,
22 from demonetisation. It is suppose  to have given a boost to the digital revolution and hit at holders of
23 unaccount  money, thereby curbing corruption. This is doubtful as bribe takers are
24 demand  bribes in diamond and gold (The Asian Age 31 Dec 16).

  KEY TO Remedial English Test Series 80  Note the correct answers below

 01 The Union finance minister Arun Jaitley has chosen to see the brighter side of demonetisation because his
02 government’s treasury has benefited with the increase in direct and indirect tax collection. Income-tax
03 collection increased by 13.6 per cent, whilst indirect tax collection saw a robust 26.2 per cent increase till
04 November 30. For the common people and specially for the economically weaker sections like daily workers
05 and sectors that depend on cash transactions, the situation has been painful and it continues to be so as the
06 50-days that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked for to bring the situation to normal, expires today.
07 Labourers in textile hubs like Tiruppur have lost their jobs and returned to their villages as the owners don’t
08 have the cash to pay them. This is the same story in agriculture where farmers have also seen the price of
09 their produce drop as traders don’t have the cash to pay them. GDP growth is expected to see a dip of nearly
10 two per cent. But this will be known when the figures of industrial production are out. The IIP for November
11 was down. Mr Jaitley seems a little removed from the ground reality. The situation may not be as distressful as
12 it was soon after November 8 but the fact that cash is still not available as it was pre-November 8 is a reality.
13 There are still queues outside ATMs and many ATMs run dry. The Reserve Bank of India is expected to meet
14 the shortfall in currency only in a few months even as the workers at its printing presses have refused to work
15 in three shifts, according to reports. It is difficult to fathom out what Mr Jaitley means when he says that RBI
16 has plenty of cash so there should be no shortage. Perhaps there could be problems in transporting this
17 plentiful cash, in addition to the fact that it does not have the printing capacity to meet the demand. Till today
18 the Rs 500 notes are not available freely and many ATMs now give only Rs 2,000 at a time instead of the Rs
19 2,500 earlier. It is one thing for the finance minister to say that this short-term pain is for long-term gains. But
20 behind this “pain” are human beings who are going through rough times, being unable to get hold of their own
21 hard earned money. No one doubts the good that will come and has already come for the government at least,
22 from demonetisation. It is supposed to have given a boost to the digital revolution and hit at holders of
23   unaccounted money, thereby curbing corruption. This is doubtful as bribe takers are
24 demanding bribes in diamond and gold (The Asian Age 31 Dec 16).