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【#】Unit 6 Money and Economy QR Code Exercise Questions and Answers

Unit 6 Money and Economy QR Code Exercise            Questions and Answers Class 12 

Working with words

A. Match the given words with their meanings.

Words Meanings

a. prominent                       i. an instance of buying or selling of something

b. vulnerable                      ii. the power or opportunity to do something before others do

c. potentially                      iii. to introduce a new plan or product

d. transaction                      iv. exposed to the possibility of being attacked / harmed

e. initiatives                        v. strong and unlikely to break or fall

f. launched                          vi. standing out so as to be seen easily, conspicuous

g. enduring                         vii. the act of examining a problem to discover truth

h. robust                              viii. with the capacity to develop or happen in the future

                                             ix. lasting over a period of time; durable



B. There are different abbreviations used in the text. With the help of the internet, find their full forms.

QR, ISO, IEC, URLs, EMVCo, PIN


C. Pronounce the following words and identify the vowel sounds /ʊ/ and /u:/. You can take help from a dictionary.

put, push, boom, fool, food, hood, loose full, bull, book, foot, boost, groom, moon, soon, look, hook, cook, should, soot, room, soothe, stood


Comprehension

A. Decide whether these statements are True or False. Write NOT GIVEN if you do not find the information.

a. The system of QR codes was first launched in South Asia.

b. The standards of payments via the QR codes were approved by EMVCo.

c. All sorts of businesses are aided by the QR code payments.

d. There are several models to the QR code payment service.

e. In countries like Nepal, the QR code paying system is a complete fiasco.

f. The QR codes payment service is not applicable to small business.


B. Answer the following questions.

a. How can one pay with QR codes paying system?

b. How did Tencent and Alibaba companies utilise the QR code services at the beginning?

c. How do the QR code based payment services launched by Visa and Mastercard mitigate payment problems?

d. Why do we need a scheme operator to run the QR code based payment system?

e. What basic requirements are needed to use the QR codes services?

f. How can security concerns related to payment via QR codes be addressed?

g. Who should be more careful: customer or the merchant in terms of payment issues? Why?

h. Do you think the QR code based payment can be a panacea for all sorts of payment problems? Why?


Critical thinking

a. Some business houses, shops and department stores in city areas have started to adopt QR code payment systems in Nepal, too. What should be done to make it more accessible? Discuss.

b. The payments landscape is shifting gears from cash to digital mode. Digital payment brings ease and convenience to the consumer. Is it possible to apply such cashless methods in payments in Nepal? Discuss.


Writing

A. Punctuate this paragraph with appropriate punctuation marks.

it was a cold freezing day it had been snowing all day in new york mr tim cooked and i went outside to play in the snow we had not seen much snow since we went to skiing in sweden last year mrs smith was right because she had said that we’d see snow the next day we had really a wonderful time there didn't we


B. Write a news article about digital payment systems in Nepal.


Grammar

Questions

A. Look at the following questions and say what type of questions they are.

a. Do you like this country?

b. Where is she from?

c. How many eggs do we need for this cake?

d. Whose children are playing in the yard?

e. Does she like ice cream or sweets?

f. She sent him an invitation, didn’t she?

g. Could you tell me if the doctor is available?

h. Do you know how tall they are?

English has several types of questions: yes/no questions, wh-questions, choice

questions, tag questions and indirect questions.


B. Choose the correct words from the box to complete the sentences.

do, you, is, can, where, did, does, did

a. ......... your friend a scientist? – No, he's an artist.

b. ......... Naresh live in Kathmandu? – No, he lives in Pokhara.

c. When ........ you get home? – I got home yesterday.

d. What time ........ you get up? – I get up at 6:00.

e. ......... the children go to the part? – Yes, they went there after school.

f. Are ......... going to school? – No, I'm going home.

g. ....... you speak Chinese? – Just a little.

h. ........ did you grow up? – I grew up in Okhaldhunga.


C. Make wh-questions so that the words in bold become the answer.

a. Romeo loves Juliet.

b. My mother made a delicious bread yesterday.

c. The music was composed by Narayan Gopal.

d. I'm looking for a new book.

e. They were talking about the new movie.

f. She got the idea from a story.

g. She always goes to school on foot.

h. She sometimes goes to the cinema.

i. They have been waiting for three years.


D. Change these indirect questions into direct ones.

a. Could you tell me where the Market Street is?

b. I'm longing to know what time the bank opens.

c. Do you have any idea how he's managed to get in shape so quickly?

d. I'd like to know how much this motorcycle costs these days.

e. Did you notice if he had left the car in the park?

f. Have you found out if the train has left?

g. I was wondering if they speak English well.

h. Would you tell us how we can get to the post office from here?

i. Do you remember if I locked the front door?

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