In the following passage, there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.

(201) stringent antipollution laws, mass awareness levels in India about the need to (202) the environment are low. Which is (203) many people insist that mere laws won’t do; what we (204) need are ‘’environment conscious’’ citizens. It is in this context that the University’s (205) to introduce environment studies as a compulsory paper at the undergraduate level (206) significance. There was some (207) initially about who would teach the paper because financial (208) make it impossible for colleges to (209) approval for new teaching posts. In fact, in August 1999, the University Grants Commission (UGC) imposed a ban on the creation of new teaching posts in colleges. (210) with this problem, authorities at the university have decided that serving teachers belonging to various disciplines will teach the paper.

Question 202



The sentence can be understood as There are stringent pollution laws and even though we have laws, we couldnt secure the environment. Hence, Contaminate &pollute; can be eliminated as those mean the contrast. Among clean,protect&filter;, Protect is correct as the sentence can be read as 'need to protect environment are low.'Hence D is correct.

Create a FREE account and get:

  • Banking Quant Shortcuts PDF
  • Free Banking Study Material - (15000 Questions)
  • 135+ Banking previous papers with solutions PDF
  • 100+ Online Tests for Free


Boost your Prep!

Download App