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Question 1 of 282
1. It is true
P. born to be happy but
Q. we are born
R. that we are not
S. to seek happiness
6. seizing every opportunity.Correct
Question 2 of 282
1. Indiscriminate industrialization resulted
P. as the rural
Q. in cities in search
R. in urban migration
S. poor settled
6. of opportunities.Correct
Question 3 of 282
1. There are some stores
P. that make it easy
Q. who have
R. with reasonable goods
S. for people
6. a limited budget.Correct
Question 4 of 282
1.The transition from
P. school to college
Q. meet it
R. so one must
S. is demanding
6. without expectations.Correct
Question 5 of 282
1. The Railways have launched
P. where one can find
Q. on a Google map
R. an online application
S. the exact location of 6,500 trains
6. on a real time basis.Correct
Question 6 of 282
1. A man is born alone
P. good and bad
Q. he experiences the
R. and dies alone, and
S. consequences of 6. his actions alone.Correct
Question 7 of 282
1. In the first years of his reign, Asoka was an autocrat.
P. The effect over the slaughter on his mind was profound.
Q. He was successful b u t thousands were slain in the battle.
R. About the ninth year he decided to conquer Kalinga.
S. This caused a sudden change of his heart.
6. He joined the Buddhist community and became a monk.Correct
Question 8 of 282
1. Vegetarianism promotes a natural way of life.
P. A vegetarian’s life-style is natural and healthy.
Q. Despite it s message of universal love and non – violence, it has not spread.
R. It is best cultivated in the mind.
S. This may be because it is an inward looking habit.
6. Food and health are closely related.Correct
Question 9 of 282
1. Optimism is not a deep, complicated philosophy.
P. In some persons it is an inborn trait.
Q. In fact, it is always taking a positive and bright view of life.
R. It is more of a general attitude of life.
S. They are tuned that way by nature and temperament.
6. However in most cases it is an acquired and nurtured habit.Correct
Question 10 of 282
1. Our life is full of ups and downs.
P. They too had problems in their lives.
Q. When we face failures we are often disheartened.
R. They fought against all odds and achieved success.
S. The lives of great men inspire us.
6. By following them we can overcome crises.Correct
Question 11 of 282
1. We should plan our leisure carefully.
P. The activity we choose should make us happy.
Q. We should choose some interesting and useful activity.
R. It should in crease our confidence.
S. We should then work at it during our leisure.
6. That is the way to be healthy, wealthy and happy.Correct
Question 12 of 282
1. The majority of children world-wide who are out of schools are girls.
P. She marries much later in life and has fewer children.
Q. A working woman spends 90% of her income on the family.
R. An educated woman acquires self-respect and confidence.
S. Child mortality drops and fewer cases of mothers die in child-birth.
6. So when you educate a woman the benefits cascade across the society.Correct
Question 13 of 282
1. Architecture began
P. to build their own shelters
Q. on ready-made ones
R. when early people started
S. rather than relying
6. such as trees and caves.Correct
Question 14 of 282
1. People are like potatoes.
P. It is only after potatoes have been sorted and bagged that they are loaded onto trucks.
Q. After potatoes have been harvested, they have to be spread out and sorted in order to get the maximum market dollar.
R. This is the method that all Idaho potato farmers use – all but one.
S. They are divided according to size -big, medium and small.
6. One farmer never bothered to sort the potatoes.Correct
Question 15 of 282
1. Rani Padmini was a Rajput Queen.
P. Allaudin Khilji invaded India and reached the gates of Chittor, the capital city of the Rajputs.
Q. But, the Rajputs under Rani Padmini fought like tigers.
R. Khilji attacked Chittor again, and rushed into the fort, only to be stunned.
S. Khilji desired to capture Chittor and its beautiful Queen, Rani Padmini.
6. The Rani and the other women had burnt themselves alive.Correct
Question 16 of 282
1. Fires in t he Steppes or bushes scared h um an s earlier.
P. Gradually, they learnt to appreciate the power of fire.
Q. I t gave them light an d warmth and kept away wild animals.
R. About 700,000 years ago, humans started fire accidentally by lightning.
S. They could harden the tips of wooden spears and cook meat in it.
6. Soon they learnt to produce fire by striking Flintstone and pyrite with each other or by rubbing lumbers.Correct
Question 17 of 282
1. There are a lot of ways to communicate speaking, singing, clapping, hooting.
P. Even animals communicate with one another.
Q. Only humans can express their thoughts and feelings in words because of our superior brain.
R. Both humans and animals also communicate through body language
S. But their ways differ from the humans.
6. Sometimes we don’ t use words but make gestures (like traffic sign s) or simple movements of the hand in order to communicate.Correct
Question 18 of 282
1. Sherlock Holmes is the
P. who is in a state of grace
Q. is raised to the status.
R. because in him scientific curiosity
S. exceptional individual
6. of a heroic passion.Correct
Question 19 of 282
1. The goals of our present system
P. schooling is to prepare
Q. students for the examination system
R. which will take them to the
S. of primary and secondary
6. best technical institutions in the country.Correct
Question 20 of 282
1. Egotism is the most common fault of mankind.
P. However, with time it becomes an exaggerated form of self display.
Q. It is the product of a perfectly natural desire to display oneself.
R. This is necessary as it impairs the personality and frustrates all efforts at self improvement.
S. Beyond any shadow of doubt, it is a defect that ought to be constantly hunted down, and scotched.
6. One should always be on guard not to give into egotism.Correct
Question 21 of 282
1. When the Impressionists
P. they made them look like
Q. everyday and often putting
R. people you would see
S. painted pictures of people
6. more emphasis on the scene.Correct
Question 22 of 282
1. Science is concerned with finding out how things actually happen.
P. He showed that a light object falls to the ground at the same rate as a heavy object.
Q. It does not mean laying down principles as to how they ought to happen.
R. This did not agree with the views of most learned men of that time.
S. The most famous example of this concerns Galileo’s discovery about falling bodies.
6. But Galileo proved his point experimentally by dropping weights from the Leaning Tower of Pisa.Correct
Question 23 of 282
1. After inventing dynamite, Alfred Nobel became a rich man.
P. He created a fund just two weeks before his death.
Q. Alfred did not want to be remembered as the inventor of dynamite.
R. H e apprehended its universally destructive power too late.
S. Prizes are given from this fun d to people for their enormous contributions to humanity.
6. Nobel prizes for various disciplines are awarded each year on the anniversary of his death.Correct
Question 24 of 282
1. The pungent vapour that is released
P. which make our eyes stream and nose run,
Q. contains irritant chemicals
R. when we chop onions
S. eases congestion as well as
6. flushes out virus particles.Correct
Question 25 of 282
1. Miss Sullivan led Helen into her room and gave her a doll.
P. Helen was simply making her fingers go in monkey-like imitation.
Q. Miss Sullivan tried to make Helen understand that ‘d-o-l- l’ applied to both.
R. Miss Sullivan spelled the word ‘d-o-l-l’ on to Helen’s hand.
S. Miss Sullivan put her big rag doll into her lap and also spelled ‘d-o-l-l’.
6. Her teacher had been with her several weeks before Hel en understood that everything has a name.Correct
Question 26 of 282
1. Marie chose to study Physics
P. that investigates the four forces at work
Q. in the universe
R. which is a branch of science
S. both on a large scale, as in the solar system
6. or on a small scale, as in atoms.Correct
Question 27 of 282
1. A proposal has been made
P. tourists will continue to visit game parks
Q. to-trim the horns of rhinos to discourage poachers
R. and the question is whether
S. t o see rhinos once the animals’ horns
6. have been trimmed.Correct
Question 28 of 282
1. Sapp h o was on e of the greatest and earliest of women poets.
P. Whatever we know about her poetry today is from t he quotations found in the works of others.
Q. She lived on the island of Lesbos in the late 600’s BC.
R. Most of Sappho’s works – about 10 books of verse have been destroyed.
S. Only one of her poems has survived in its complete form.
6. Without doubt, she was one of the best lyric poets of Ancient Greece.Correct
Question 29 of 282
1. Most men spend most of their lives looking after and waiting upon machines.
P. They must be fed well and kept at right temperatures.
Q. They might burst with rage and blow up causing ruin.
R. If they do not get their meals they refuse to work.
S. Machines are every stern masters.
6. So, men need to wait upon machines attentively.Correct
Question 30 of 282
1 .Books have been present since the time the first scripts were formed — about 5000 years ago.
P. The books of that time looked different from the ones available today.
Q. Then an important invention, letter press printing, also known as ‘black art’ changed the world.
R. Later, the books came in the form of rollers, or texts were stapled together and covered with a wooden book cover.
S. Initially, people bound the small clay tablets together with leather bands.
6. There was no longer the need to write text by hand; instead copies of text could be made with the help of a printing press.Correct
Question 31 of 282
1. The harnessing of our rivers
P. is a great national problem
Q. the waters of which
R. which must be considered
S. now mostly run to waste
6. and dealt with on national lines.Correct
Question 32 of 282
1. Many people drive
P. hopelessly jammed
Q. their own cars to work
R. the roads would become
S. but if everyone did this
6. especially during rush-hours.Correct
Question 33 of 282
1. I realize that peace and
P. security are rightful aims,
Q. violent adventure is probably
R. and that my own desire for
S. merely an adaptation to the
6. age in which I live.Correct
Question 34 of 282
1. The first illness I read about was cholera.
P. I sat for a while, too frightened to move.
Q. I came to malaria.
R. As I read t h e list of symptoms, it seemed to me that perhaps I had cholera myself.
S. Then, in a kind of dream, I started to turn the pages of the book again.
6. Yes, there was no doubt about it — I had malaria too.Correct
Question 35 of 282
1. Lata was caught in a traffic jam.
P. Would she really have to miss the interview ?
Q. But the vehicles on either side looked as though they would be there forever.
R. The reason was that she was due t o appear for an interview in less than half- an-hour.
S. She was fretting : she could not afford to be late.
6. Or, worse — would she arrive late and create a bad first impression ?Correct
Question 36 of 282
1. When you are debating whether to
P. but also helps you stay
Q. take your evening walk or skip it
R. not only keeps your weight in check
S. remember that taking a long a walk
6. calm and relaxed.Correct
Question 37 of 282
1. The enzymes in washing powder
P. making them able to survive
Q. come from bacteria
R. to live in hot springs
S. that have evolved
6. the rigours of the hot cycle.Correct
Question 38 of 282
1. The lion used to be very widely distributed in Africa and Asia.
P. There are special forest zones set aside for wild-life in various countries.
Q. Indiscriminate killing has caused the number to fall.
R. Today they are a relatively rare species.
S. If the species survives at all, it will be only in national parks.
6. No hunting is permitted in such reserved areas.Correct
Question 39 of 282
1. After the tornado had hit the coastal areas,
P. my house was gone,
Q. I became a pauper overnight
R. my fields were completely destroyed,
S. my livestock was lost and
6. though m y neighbor’s house remained untouched.Correct
Question 40 of 282
1. Many scientists are working on safer and better ways to kill mosquitoes.
P. Bringing more of these animals into places where mosquitoes live might help.
Q. Mosquitoes have many natural enemies like bats, birds, etc.
R. Mosquito nets can be used for protection.
S. But, there is no sure way to protect everyone from their deadly bites.
6. This is a natural solution.Correct
Question 41 of 282
1. The spider fell seven times to reach its goal but didn’t give up hope.
P. The king learnt a lesson from the spider.
Q. It tried again and this time it succeeded in reaching the top.
R. Then he attacked his enemies repeatedly.
S. He appealed to the people for help and collected soldiers to form a large army.
6. At last he won the battle and got back his kingdom.Correct
Question 42 of 282
1. A few workmen came to cut down the tree.
P. It took them all morning.
Q. They did not know what to do with the roots.
R. It was not an easy job to cut down such a huge tree.
S. They decided that the roots had to be dug out.
6. At last the tree was lying on the ground.Correct
Question 43 of 282
1. A mob went berserk at R G Kar Hospital on Friday.
P. The agitators also smashed equipment and windows of the hospital.
Q. The boy had died on the operating table soon after being administered anaesthesia.
R. This happened after the death of a 15 year old boy.
S. The victim’s relatives and neighbours clashed with the police.
6. Work at the hospital stopped for the rest of the day.Correct
Question 44 of 282
1. Children are not the only ones who can fly kites.
P. In some countries like Malaysia, there are kite festivals.
Q. These experts are mostly adult amateur kite fliers.
R. Kite flying is a good leisure activity for parents with their children.
S. Self designed kites are flown by ex pert s du r i n g su ch times.
6. Some of them play music too.Correct
Question 45 of 282
1. The motor car is one of the useful gifts of modern science.
P. One of these is the smoke and pollution that it creates.
Q, It has made short and medium distance journeys fast and comfortable.
R. The other is that it has made journey by road hazardous.
S. Yet we cannot say that a mo- tor car is a blessing without disadvantages.
6. Finally, in this age of energy crisis, a personal car is an expensive object to maintain.Correct
Question 46 of 282
1. A mule began to day dream that he was a good runner as his mother was a race horse.
P. The master sat on the mule, whipped him hard because he was in a hurry to reach the market.
Q. He started running across the field.
R. Forced to run faster, the mu l e collapsed on the ground.
S. When his master saw him running fast he thought that his mule was a good runner.
6. He thought, “ Though my mother was a race horse but my father was only a don- key.”Correct
Question 47 of 282
1. Thomas Alva Edison was born on 11 February 1847.
P. In 1869, he borrowed a small amount of money and became freelance inventor.
Q. He soon became fascinated with electrical currents.
R. Hewasalways an inquisitive boy.
S. He created the world’s first industrial research laboratory.
6. He was indeed one of the out- standing geniuses the world had.Correct
Question 48 of 282
1. Gulliver landed on the shores of Lilliput.
P. He planned to carry Gulliver to the capital city.
Q. The Lilliputians put anointment on Gulliver’ s wounds.
R. He fell asleep thereafter.
S. The Emperor of the land was informed.
6. It alleviated all the pain and discomfort.Correct
Question 49 of 282
1. Phillip is a 55 year old blind man.
P. He enjoys the sweet smell it- self.
Q. He can smell a rose but can’t tell its colour.
R. He has been blind since birth.
S. It does not matter to him.
6. People sometimes pity him but he tells them he is happy.Correct
Question 50 of 282
1. The Olympic games started in Greece 2000 years back.
P. They were held in Athens.
Q. The modern Olympics was resurrected by a Frenchman, Pierre de Coubertin.
R. Danny Boyle’s show triumphed over the Beijing Olympic Opening Ceremony.
S. The 2012 Olympics venue was London.
6. The Queen played a surprising but much appreciated role in it.Correct
Question 51 of 282
1. Abanidranath Tagore was the leading painter of Bengal.
P. He tried to modernise Mughal and Rajput styles to offset their influence.
Q. He countered the British Raj through his paintings.
R. He succeeded and his style was accepted as a natural Indian style.
S. During his timewestern model of art was taught in the schools.
6. Above all this great painter was a nephew of Rabindranath Tagore.Correct
Question 52 of 282
1. The highway bypass would have disastrous effects on the area’s home owners.
P. Finally the new road would cause residential properties to depreciate.
Q. What is more, home owners would have to deal with the increased noise and pollu- tion.
R. This would increase vehicles in the neighbourhood.
S. The new road would cut directly through the middle of the subdivision.
6. This means that families who chose to move away would have to sell their homes for far less than their current value.Correct
Question 53 of 282
1. Other than Rome, Philadelphia has maximum number of murals.
P. Jane Golden started a programme pairingg troubled youths with artists to paint murals.
Q. Young people got involved in creating magnificent pieces of art.
R. The benefit could immediately be discovered.
S. The young people became more responsible.
6. As a result, the mural programme became a model for other US cities seeking to help troubled youth.Correct
Question 54 of 282
1. According to Greek mythol- ogy, Atlas was a Titan of enormous strength.
P. Zeus ordered Atlas to carry the earth and sky for all eter- nity.
Q. Because of his association with the globe, maps be- gan to be decorated with this image of Atlas.
R. At l as i s sh own as a stooped figure carrying the globe on his shoulders.
S. Finally, the word ‘atlas’ came to denote a collection of maps.
6. Today an ‘atlas’ refers to any book that consists of sever- al maps.Correct
Question 55 of 282
1. At the age of four, Jagadish Chandra Bose was sent to a village ‘Pathshala’.
P. This step proved beneficial to the boy, for he thus be- came familiar with his moth- er tongue and learnt to read and write it.
Q. This was very unusual be- cause a man of his father’s status was expected to send his son to an English school.
R. He also became acquainted with some of the rich trea- sures of Indian culture.
S. He mixed with children of all castes and lost the sense of class superiority.
6. His mother, too, reinforced what he learnt and did at school.Correct
Question 56 of 282
1. A devastating earthquake struck Maharashtra and parts of Karnataka.
P. The communication network cut off the quake hit villages from the rest of the world.
Q. The quake measured 6.6 on the Richter scale.
R. Ten thousand people were killed and an equal number of people were injured.
S. 40 villages of Maharashtra were destroyed completely.
6. 10 medical team s of t he Army were sent from Mum- bai to the devastated zone.Correct
Question 57 of 282
1. Child labourers are pos- ing a grave problem be- fore India.
P. Children are paid low wages and the heinous opportun- ism of employers leads to the employment of children.
Q. The government is indiffer- ent to this problem and com- mon people lack awareness in guarding against this so- cial crime.
R. It is the extreme poverty of parents that leads children to earn at a minor age.
S. The illiteracy of parents is also responsible for this evil.
6. For the solution of this prob- lem we need a thorough eco- nomic reform and the spread of literacy.Correct
Question 58 of 282
1. The main reason behind Glo- bal Warming is the emission of greenhouse gases like car- bon dioxide and methane.
P. The ozone layer of the earth is depleted by cosmic re- search resulting in the warm- ing of the atmosphere.
Q. Burning of fuels in cars and factories results in the emis- sion of harmful gases in the air.
R. Cosmic oriented research work and test fire of atom bombs are also the causes of Global Warming.
S. As a result of the rise in the temperature, polar ice-caps and ice-bergs melt down and the water level in seas and rivers swells.
6. Natural disasters like Tsuna- mi, earthquake may also re- sult from Global Warming.Correct
Question 59 of 282
1. The telescope, originally in- vented by a Dutch spectacle maker Hans Lippersky was kept a secret.
P. He made a high powered tele- scope from lenses got from spectacle makers.
Q. Then in 1609, Galileo heard about the invention.
R. He presented a telescope of a higher power to the Vene- tian Senate.
S. He conducted his own ex- periments and discovered the secret within 24 hours.
6. Galileo became famous as the inventor of the telescope because he made it popular.Correct
Question 60 of 282
(A) to understand
(B) to many people
(C) threatening and even impos- sible
(D) grammar appearsCorrect
Question 61 of 282
(A) a lazy sulky
(B) the rascal is
(C) him at arms length
(D) good for–nothing, keepCorrect
Question 62 of 282
(A) into the office
(B) someone broke
(C) highly confidential letters
(D) and stole someCorrect
Question 63 of 282
(A) the public
(B) aim is to educate
(C) the NGOS’s
(D) about the danger of smokingCorrect
Question 64 of 282
(A) although a great scientist
(B)Einstein was weak in arithmetic
(C) right from his school days
(D) it has been established thatCorrect
Question 65 of 282
(A) people blame others for their misdeeds
(B) of the present-day-World arise
(C) most of the troubles
(D) from the fact that instead of doing their dutyCorrect
Question 66 of 282
(A) his writings are so philosophical
(B) to read between the lines
(C) that it is sometimes difficult
(D) and find out what he wants to conveyCorrect
Question 67 of 282
(A) choice of goals that are not
(B) wisdom is equally needed
(C) only beneficient but also attainable
(D) in private life in theCorrect
Question 68 of 282
(A) to raise their status
(B) from others
(C) and to gain acceptance
(D) people follow fashionCorrect
Question 69 of 282
(A) have some influence on
(B) alter much of his natural bent
(C) no doubt, education and sorroundings
(D) the direction of a man’s life; but they do notCorrect
Question 70 of 282
(A) reasons for this failure
(B) one of the principal
(C) dare not take risks
(D) is that many peopleCorrect
Question 71 of 282
(A) whole of last year
(C) during the
(D) I only went fishingCorrect
Question 72 of 282
(A) avaulable aid to education
(B) the cinema offers
(C) not only amusement
(D) but is alsoCorrect
Question 73 of 282
(A) well skilled in his job
(B) he is a capable person..
(C) but his roughness of a rustic nature
(D) devalues his achievementsCorrect
Question 74 of 282
(A) just to prove
(B) disparaging each new production
(C) no one liked their caustically
(D) the playwright’s worthlessnessCorrect
Question 75 of 282
(A) inside the auditorium
(B) other people
(C) apart from us
(D) there were severalCorrect
Question 76 of 282
(A) for some time
(B) which is troublesome
(C) the weather becomes cool and pleasant
(D) though there is humidity in itCorrect
Question 77 of 282
(A) has only spread to other parts of the world recently
(B) mango has been commericially cultivated
(C) for many years, although its cultivation
(D) in the IndoBurma Malayan region of southeast AsiaCorrect
Question 78 of 282
(A) he did not take revenge on Ravi
(B) though he had
(C) as he was magnanimous
(D) done great harm to himCorrect
Question 79 of 282
(A) can make Indian farmers active
(B) growth of industries,
(C) throughout the year
(D) in cities around the villagesCorrect
Question 80 of 282
A. explained angrily
B. the bricklayer
C. leaving the site
D. his reasons forCorrect
Question 81 of 282
A. which had some
B. had no use
C. I found a firm
D. components for which theyCorrect
Question 82 of 282
A. the most suitable materials
B. because that is
C. it of wood
D. we madeCorrect
Question 83 of 282
A. get some peace
B. he left home
C. his parents could
D. in order thatCorrect
Question 84 of 282
A. coal as a fuel
B. in place of wood
C. during this period
D. people were beginning to useCorrect
Question 85 of 282
A. try to use the camera
C. before you
D. read the manualCorrect
Question 86 of 282
A. are not allowed
B. to change to a different class
C. unless there is a special reason
Question 87 of 282
A. she had taken a seat
B. I put a woolen rug
D. over her kneesCorrect
Question 88 of 282
A. undoubtedly to be
B. our aim
C. it ought
D. to raise the minds of the nativesCorrect
Question 89 of 282
B. that he might have passed
C. he was
D. so eloquentCorrect
Question 90 of 282
A. She arrived where Gerard’s branch started.
B. His heart stood still.
C. The bear was mounti n g steadily uphill.
D. But then he thanked God.Correct
Question 91 of 282
A. While a student in London he began to take an interest in contemporary politics.
B. Wells was a British author and one of the earliest writers of science fiction.
C. But he later received a scholarship to study science in London.
D. He came from a lower middle-class family and was apprentice to a draper at the age of fifteen.Correct
Question 92 of 282
A. tends to create havoc
B. even in small quantities
C. the regular use of alcohol
D. in many organs of the bodyCorrect
Question 93 of 282
A. I learned to walk and to talk
B. Time passed
C. I began to notice things
D. I remember my mother with her pretty hair and youthful figure unlike PeggotyCorrect
Question 94 of 282
A. I was about to examine the hull which formed on deck a kind of horizon platform.
B. Daybreak appeared.
C. Suddenly, I felt it gradually sinking.
D. The morning mists surrounded us, but they soon cleared off.Correct
Question 95 of 282
A. It came upon me and buried me deep in its own body and carried me swiftly towards the sea.
B. I soon found it impossible to avoid it.
C. I saw the sea come after me as high as a great hill and as furious as an enemy.
D. I got upon my feet and endeavoured to make towards the land as fast as possible before another wave should return.Correct
Question 96 of 282
A. At first glance all I could discern was a massive stone table running down its length.
B. This apartment was not nearly so well lighted as the vast stalactite ante-cave.
C. I stared down the passage and found myself in a gloomy apartment some 20 feet long, which in some past age had been hollowed out by hand out of the mountain.
D. Next, I discovered a brown thing seated on the table in the centre.Correct
Question 97 of 282
A. At last, having used up every tower, they wrote ‘H. East’ and ‘T. Brown’ on the minute hand of the great clock.
B. So they climbed the walls to the top of the school, and found a number of tennis balls.
C. In doing so, they held up the minute hand and so upset the clock’s timing.
D. They liked i t so much up there that they went back again and spent their time carving their names on the top of every tower.Correct
Question 98 of 282
A. Tagore pointed out various evils of society of the time.
B. And the beginning of the twentieth century were very tradition-bound.
C. The Indian people in the nineteenth
D. Through the Brahmo Samaj he tried to abolish evil customs like child-marriage and caste system.Correct
Question 99 of 282
A. The phantom head created by t he witches warned hi m against Macduff.
B. The second time they gave him some very ambiguous hope.
C. But a bloody child and a child crowned with a golden crown encouraged him to be bold and proud.
D. When Macbeth met the weird sisters or witches.Correct
Question 100 of 282
(A) We can give him
(B) and let him do nothing
(C) to lock up a man
(D) is one of the cruelest punishmentsCorrect
Question 101 of 282
(A) Until they have come
(B) some take no thought
(C) to the end of it
(D) of the value of timeCorrect
Question 102 of 282
(A) To the undertaking
(B) may very well be compared
(C) of a journey
(D) the process of learningCorrect
Question 103 of 282
(A) Half its beauty and usefulness
(B) knowledge would lose
(C) without hard toil
(D) if we could acquire itCorrect
Question 104 of 282
(A) Purity of our lives depends on
(B) much of the happiness and
(C) of our companions and friends
(D) our making a wise choiceCorrect
Question 105 of 282
(A) On earth have not
(B) the noblest deeds
(C) been done for gold
(D) that have been doneCorrect
Question 106 of 282
(A) Is often worse than
(B) to make him sad
(C) to hurt a person’s heart,
(D) breaking his headCorrect
Question 107 of 282
(A) A right to equal opportunity
(B) while we are born equal
(C) all have not the same capacity
(D) meaning that we haveCorrect
Question 108 of 282
(A) Bestowed with indifference
(B) with kind words is much more
(C) a small gift accompanied
(D) acceptable than a large giftCorrect
Question 109 of 282
(A) He was a versatile writer who
(B) that are all considered the best in their spheres
(C) Tagore was a poet before everything else but
(D) wrote novels, dramas, essays, and short storiesCorrect
Question 110 of 282
(A) With reluctance
(B) of his kindly
(C) and faithful Persian friend
(D) he accepted the invitationCorrect
Question 111 of 282
(A) Stubbornly refused
(B) the thief almost
(C) his hands up or he would shoot
(D) when the policeman told him to keepCorrect
Question 112 of 282
(A) Shall have shifted
(B) of this month we
(C) by the end
(D) to owe new houseCorrect
Question 113 of 282
(A) Asked me what I was and where I was bound for
(B) I met with a very aged man who
(C) of the hill called difficulty
(D) when I came to the footCorrect
Question 114 of 282
(A) My actions towards him
(B) he told me several things
(C) had been felt to be very unkind
(D) and one of them was thatCorrect
Question 115 of 282
(A) And never got uncoiled
(B) out of which interminable serpents
(C) it was a town of machinery and tall chimneys
(D) of smoke trailed themselves for ever and everCorrect
Question 116 of 282
(A) Use a fairly good quality cotton
(B) as the thread is inserted in the needle’s eye
(C) or nylon thread so that
(D) the strands do not unravelCorrect
Question 117 of 282
(A) The blossoming flowers and weakening the roots of our society
(B) drug addiction
(C) which is eating away
(D) is the monsterCorrect
Question 118 of 282
(A) From the mountains
(B) to see the gentle flow
(C) of the river
(D) it is very pleasantCorrect
Question 119 of 282
(A) In the winter time
(B) the 2022 World Cup in Qatar
(C) would best be staged
(D) will not be held in June and July butCorrect
Question 120 of 282
1. It i s expected that every Burmese boy will become novice at a pagoda for a short time.
P. My parents used to bring me breakfast in the morning.
Q. My head was shaved and I put on the yellow robe.
R. Every day I got up at five thirty.
S. When I was eleven I went to a monastery near my home.
6. That was a special privilege the novices had.Correct
Question 121 of 282
1. As a boy Charles Darwin showed no promise to be a good student.
P. He was a failure at school.
Q. He had greater interest in flowers, birds and stories about them.
R. The narrow old fashioned syllabus of his school was dull to him.
S. So he was a problem for his parents.
6. His father then sent him to study medicine to carry on the family profession.Correct
Question 122 of 282
1. The programme examines the four great inventions,
P. cell phones, cars, planes and sky scrapers
Q. the people, processes, ideas and eureka moments
R. The programme celebrates
S. that define and continually shape the modern world,
6. that have led to their development.Correct
Question 123 of 282
1. Many people like to eat pizza, but not everyone knows how to make it.
P. However, these are ways for making a basic version at home.
Q. Then you must add sauce and cheese.
R. Making the perfect pizza can be complicated.
S. When you make pizza, begin with the crust.
6. The best part of making pizza at home is that you can customize it.Correct
Question 124 of 282
1. Archimedes was a famous Greek mathematician, physicist and inventor,
P. Then attached one end of the rope over it to a heavily laden ship.
Q. King Hieron had doubts about Archimedes claim that he could lift great weights with ease with the help of pulleys.
R. He handed the other end of the rope to the king and asked him to pull it gently.
S. To prove him right, Archimedes constructed a multiple pulley.
6. The king pulled it and to his great astonishment, the ship was lifted out of water.Correct
Question 125 of 282
1. Valence sat behind driver’s seat in her blue car.
P. Them archers, suddenly broke out into a noise like a cheering football crowd.
Q. As she watched , aloud racket began.
R. It went on and on.
S. The men swung their spoons and ladles and spatulas and drummed on cars and canisters.
6. An endless monotonous ‘clang–clang–clang’ rose up from all sides.Correct
Question 126 of 282
1. Most libraries divide the catalogue cards into two.
P. On the other hand if one wishes to find a book on a specific subject, subject cards can be consulted.
Q. Apart from author, title and subject, these cards can also contain other necessary information.
R. If one knows the author or title, the book can be located with the author cards.
S. They are author and t it le cards in one and the subject cards in the other.
6. This includes publisher and year of publication.Correct
Question 127 of 282
1. I stopped just outside the door of the hut.
P. It was made dimmer by a thick pall of smoke that filled the room.
Q. The first thing I did then was to dash towards the boarded window and tear down the boards.
R. Before venturing into it, I allowed a minute to pass to get my eyes accustomed to the dim light.
S. As I finally stepped in to the murky space, I could discern the wasted frame of my old friend on the bed.
6. The dingy room, dangerously suffocating so far, was being filled with fresh air and pale sunbeamsCorrect
Question 128 of 282
1. Nicolas Chauvin,
P. he became the laughing stock of all Europe thereafter
Q. a soldier of French empire so vociferously and uneasingly
R. and this exaggerated and blatant patriot was
S. aired his veneration of Napoleon Bonaparte that
6. known as a chauvinist.Correct
Question 129 of 282
1. Alternative medicine is, by definition, an alternative to modern, western medicine.
P. Rather, they consider their disciplines as supplementary to orthodox medicine.
Q. The problem is that many doctors refuse to recognize alternative medicine.
R. But the term ‘alternative’ can be misleading.
S. Few practitioners of homeopathy, ayurveda etc. regard their therapies as substitutes for modern medicine.
6. However, the demand for alternative forms of medical therapy is stronger than ever before.Correct
Question 130 of 282
1. Small is big for quick service restaurants.
P. Raising product prices may not fare well now.
Q. Companies are luring consumers by introducing “affordable” products.
R. They are also shedding their “niche image”.
S. Companies admit that sales are lower compared to the previous year.
6. Companies are focusing on small packs to boost volume
Question 131 of 282
1. This practitioner is a member of
P. by massage and other manipulative procedures a technique.
Q. the profession that originated in 1874 when Andrew T. still
R. based on the theory that illness may be caused by the undue pressure
S. devised a drugless technique of curing diseases
6. of displaced bones on nerves and blood vessels.Correct
Question 132 of 282
1. Few men can exert the full power of their intellect
P. and of course the injury done to the health
Q. at the time when nature prescribes sleep
R. must in the long run have a bad effect
S. without ruining their health thereby,
6. on the quality of work done.Correct
Question 133 of 282
1. Derozio was a very bright student who often stood first in English and other subjects and got gold medals.
P. Derazio was a brilliant teacher.
Q. Students had great respect for this young teacher.
R. He became a teacher of Hindu college (now presidency University) in the year 1826.
S. He was 17 years old then and some of his students were even older than him.
6. Some student s of senior classes also came to attend his lectures.Correct
Question 134 of 282
1. Shark fin soup is one of the cruelest dishes in the world.
P. Then they are thrown back into the water.
Q. The poor sharks are trapped.
R. They usually bleed to death or drown.
S. Their fins are sliced off.
6. As m any as 73 million sharks meet this fate every year.Correct
Question 135 of 282
1. It is not uncommon for close synonyms to be understood to share the same memory.
P. The difference between words like ‘hard’ and ‘difficult’ goes unnoticed.
Q. One may employ one or other with complete indifference.
R. In general this is well and good.
S. Most people lack the linguistic sense to quibble over such trifles.
6. But for most of us it is of no less significance.Correct
Question 136 of 282
1. It is surprising to note that
P. AIDS and SARS may hog news headlines
Q. that kill the most
R. but it is heart attacks
S. people in India every year. 6. This is something to be notedCorrect
Question 137 of 282
1. The new government was formed.
P. Now an administrator runs the show.
Q. The secretary has now announced a change of intentions.
R. Then the earlier board was disbanded.
S. They plan to hand down the cooperative to some private player.
6. Thus the State transport minister plans to revive the water transportation systemCorrect
Question 138 of 282
1. The government on Thursday
P. which was imposed to check
Q. that led to exodus of northeast people
R. withdrew the ban on bulk SMS and MMS
S. the spread of rumors related to the violence in Assam
6. from Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai and Pune.Correct
Question 139 of 282
1. Trees have many uses.
P. They give us fruit, wood, gum, oil, medicines and spices.
Q. Forest keep the air cool and bring rain.
R. Trees give u s many other useful things.
S. Trees give out oxygen and maintain the level of oxygen in the air.
6. We can take shelter under the trees in the scorching summer sunCorrect
Question 140 of 282
1. Once upon a time I went to Scotland.
P. I found my flesh creep as I walked down its sinister corridor.
Q. There, in a castle in the dark, misty highlands, actually a modest hotel in Edinburgh,
R. and the next morning he’d been found with his throat slit.
S. We’d had dinner with Jock Mc. Arthur only the previous night,
6. The chill finger of suspicion pointed at all of us.Correct
Question 141 of 282
1. The world is stunned with the news that 44 year old Steeve Irwin is no more.
P. He was shooting in the Great Barrier Reef of Queensland.
Q. He is killed by the poisoned barb of a huge sting ray.
R. The incident took place at about 11 am.
S. He was shooting an underwater documentary film.
6. Irwin was brought to the surface unconscious.Correct
Question 142 of 282
1. Nalanda became India’s famous centre of education.
P. Ten thou sand Buddhist monks used to live there.
Q. It is situated near the town of Bihar Sharif.
R. The ruins of Nalanda can still be seen.
S. It was visited by the Chinese Pilgrim Hiuen Tsang.
6. He stayed there for several years.Correct
Question 143 of 282
1. One of the gifts of independence is the awakening of women of our country.
P. Besides, their talent is recognized and they are appointed to high posts in the State.
Q. Free India has seen women as Governors, Ministers and Ambassadors.
R. That is because our government is making efforts to raise their status.
S. Women have a bright future in independent India.
6. We even had a woman Prime Minister.Correct
Question 144 of 282
1. Grandpa had some old clothes.
P. But my mother took them out and kept them neatly folded in the cupboard again.
Q. So he threw them into the waste basket.
R. So he put the clothing into the family’s bag of items to donate to charity.
S. My mother found them and put them back in his basket.
6. Grandpa finally put the items in my mother’s mending basket and never saw them again.Correct
Question 145 of 282
1. Technology is meant for bringing comfort to the body and spirituality brings comfort to the mind.
P. But in India that never happened, religion has always encouraged Science.
Q. Scientists were persecuted.
R. Here religion and Philosophy were never isolated practices.
S. In the West, religion was always opposed to Science.
6. They intertwined with life, in music, art, drama, dance, painting and sculpture.Correct
Question 146 of 282
1. Mandela led the battle of freedom against slavery.
P. The way was fighting with non-violence and truth.
Q. He fought it in a unique way.
R. This struggle brought the racists down to the ground.
S. Many nations got their freedom in this way.
6. B u t some nations still wouldn’t get the desired freedom.Correct
Question 147 of 282
1. The Cinema is a very valuable teaching aid.
P. The Cinema is entertaining also .
Q. Historical films help the teacher of History.
R. Science can also be taught very effectively through Cinema.
S. Large number of people like social films.
6. Thus Cinema has a great impact on our society.Correct
Question 148 of 282
1. Rola Sleiman parked her car in the only empty spot outside Tripoli’s evangelical church.
P. But that’s not the only thing that makes her unique.
Q. She’s a pastor, and at 37, she’s younger than most of her colleagues.
R. It is a small sand-coloured building with a simple facade and large wooden doors in the middle of the city.
S. It was Sunday morning and, like every Sunday at around this time, Rola was headed to work.
6. Rola is also, as far as she knows, the only female pastor in Lebanon and perhaps even in the entire Middle East.Correct
Question 149 of 282
1. Our pleasures should be healthy so that they can impart a sense of well-being.
P. This applies very much to the passion for sports.
Q. Some people become slaves to an enthusiasm and regard it as their real and only pleasure in life.
R. It is quite possible that indulging this passion is doing them great harm.
S. Modern sports have become so exaggerated that they can damage and sometimes destroy one’s health.
6. An enthusiasm for violent sports may well dig an early grave for the participant.Correct
Question 150 of 282
1. The heart is the pump of life.
P. They have even succeeded in heart transplants.
Q. Now-a-days surgeons are able to stop a patient’s heart and carry out complicated operations.
R. A few years ago, it was impossible to operate on a patient whose heart was not working properly.
S. If the heart stops we die in about five minutes.
6. All this was made possible by the invention of the heart lung machine.Correct
Question 151 of 282
1. Researchers say that jogging alone is unhealthy.
P. It was found that communal joggers have double the number of brain cells as solo runners.
Q. These positive effects are suppressed when running occurs in isolation.
R. Experiments indicated that running alone stifles brain cell regeneration.
S. Experienced in a group, running stimulates brain cell growth.
6. However, joggers around the world should remember that jogging is healthier than the rat race.Correct
Question 152 of 282
1. In a first, a robotic exoskeleton device has enabled a 39year old former athlete, who had been completely paralysed for four years
P. This is the first time that a person with chronic, complete paralysis has regained enough voluntary control to actively work with a robotic device.
Q. The athlete’s leg movement also resulted in other health benefits.
R. to control his leg muscles and take thousands of steps.
S. In addition to the device, the man was aided by a novel non-invasive spinal stimulation technique that does not require surgery.
6. including improved cardio vascular function and muscle tone.Correct
Question 153 of 282
1. India is rapidly coming under the influence of western culture.
P. Earlier India had its own moral and social values.
Q. This change can be seen in our education system, marriages, food habits and daily routine.
R. But today they have changed enormously.
S. The effect of westernization is visible everywhere in India.
6. It may be harmful to forget our culture and values completely.Correct
Question 154 of 282
1. Katherine Mansfield was born in Wellington, New Zealand.
P. In 1908 she went back to the London which she felt to be her spiritual home.
Q. She was sent to Queen’s College School, London in her fifteenth year to ‘finish’ her education.
R. She remained there for four years.
S. Soon after returning to New Zealand, she became dissatisfied.
6. She hoped to make a literary career there.Correct
Question 155 of 282
1. The Pyramids are beautiful enormous structures.
P. A mummy is the dead body of a human being to which oils and spices have been applied to prevent it from decaying.
Q. They are the tombs of the old kings of Egypt who were called the Pharaohs.
R. These mummies were placed inside these great Pyramids.
S. The bodies of the Pharaohs were made into mummies when they died.
6. Near them, were placed, gold, silver, food, furniture and other things because it was believed that the mummies might require them after death.Correct
Question 156 of 282
1. A couple in my neighbour is known for shouting at each other.
P. With an apprehension of a serious fight between the two I went closer to the door and peeped in.
Q. I intended to calm them down.
R. I could guess both of them lay peacefully in their bed.
S. Last night at about 11 O’clock I could hear shrieks and sounds.
6. The fight was going on in a T.V. Serial on a channel.Correct
Question 157 of 282
1. Children like to celebrate their birthday.
P. In addition to birthday present s, t hey al so receive greetings.
Q. It provides an opportunity for them to enjoy themselves with their friends.
R. The birthday presents also add to their joy.
S. Nobody can deny that company of friends is joyful.
6. All these factors make birthday worth celebrating.Correct
Question 158 of 282
1. Designing is as natural to me as breathing.
P. It was then that I launched my own label.
Q. It’s been a good season so far.
R. But my career took off only after the birth of my second child.
S. Right now, I’m busy with my first store.
6. Next month, I’ll be going to New York.Correct
Question 159 of 282
1. The world leaders,
P. that the despotic regime will try to get
Q. by unleashing cruder violence that may come
R. gathered in the peace-conference, were unanimous in voicing their fears
S. over its palpable sense of insecutity
6. in the form of the use of chemical weapons.Correct
Question 160 of 282
1. Glorious tributes were paid
P. who, after fighting a battle with cancer,
Q. the original superstar of Bollywood
R. passed away last month
S. to the legendary Rajesh Khanna.
6. at his residence in Mumbai.Correct
Question 161 of 282
1. A volcano is an opening or rupture in a planet’s surface.
P. Erupting volcanoes can pose many hazards.
Q. This opening allows magma, ash and gases to escape from below the surface.
R. Volcanic ash can be a threat to aircraft.
S. Volcanoes are generally found where tectonic plates are diverging or converging.
6. Historically, so-called volcanic winters have caused catastrophic famines.Correct
Question 162 of 282
1. What gives some persons
P. torturing physical pain
Q. after experiencing
R. after the loss of a precious loved one
S. the power to fight on
6. day after day?Correct
Question 163 of 282
1. Though the government
P. the growth of population
Q. has undertaken a series of plans
R. and for raising the standard of living of the people
S. for economic development
6. has upset all the plans.Correct
Question 164 of 282
1. Without water
P. and consequently
Q. the oxygen content in the atmosphere
R. which carry out photosynthesis and release oxygen
S. there would be no animals or plants
6. would go down.Correct
Question 165 of 282
1. In recent years
P. primarily because purchasing
Q. has grown more intense
R. price competition in most industries
S. managers now exert much influence
6. over suppliers.Correct
Question 166 of 282
1. Right from
P. have been used as a measure of time
Q. prehistoric times
R. and have formed the basis of
S. the phases of the moon
6. the earliest calendar.Correct
Question 167 of 282
1. The internet is
P. a worldwide network
Q. that should not be
R. regulated or censored
S. by any one country
6. howsoever strong the temptation.Correct
Question 168 of 282
1. The watchman
P. and found two thieves
Q. woke up when
R. with black masks
S. he heard the dog barking
6. trying to get in.Correct
Question 169 of 282
1. Falcons have sharp angular wings
P. to dive sharply
Q. and allow them
R. to chase their prey
S. that give them the speed
6. to capture their victimsCorrect
Question 170 of 282
1. This summer was the most
P. to believe that next
Q. and we have reason
R. scorching in living memory,
S. year and the year after
6. will be hotter stillCorrect
Question 171 of 282
1. The students
P. touched the
Q. arrived and
R. their teacher
S. feet of
6. with reverenceCorrect
Question 172 of 282
1. Margaret Noble
P. became a disciple
Q. of Swami Vivekananda
R. a remarkable Irish lady,
S. and dedicated her life
6. to the service of the Indian people.Correct
Question 173 of 282
1. A man
P. with yellow, red, green
Q. stood holding
S. a pole
6. flying from it.Correct
Question 174 of 282
1. Earth is the home
P. to our future
Q. we all share
R. generations as their
S. and would pass on
Question 175 of 282
1. It was a Friday morning and
P. the lieutenant scanned the horizon
Q. just as the desert haze
R. with his binoculars
S. was clearing
6. and focused on many enemy tanks.Correct
Question 176 of 282
1. It is those good works
P. that lead to peak performance
Q. which we do with passion
R. our understanding of our purpose
S. and which come to reflect
6. in this life.Correct
Question 177 of 282
P. the case calmly
R. who knows you
S. when he considers
6. that you have been wronged.Correct
Question 178 of 282
1. I am a self confessed technophobe.
P. I believe that computer is responsible for the dying of the art of conversation.
Q. I have come to hate technology and the way it dominates every aspect of life.
R. For many, it has become the most important object both in home and at the workplace.
S. One of the worst offenders is the computer.
6. Small wonder then, that I have managed to keep this ubiquitous machine out of my home.Correct
Question 179 of 282
1. Moisturisers for the face.
P. as oily ones may block
Q. in greater concentration on the face
R. the oil glands found
S. should be chosen carefully
6. and cause pimple/ acne to break out.Correct
Question 180 of 282
1. All religions show us the path
P. know that
Q. and wise men
R. God is one
S. which leads to God
6. but the paths are different.Correct
Question 181 of 282
P. I was walking
Q. with my brother
R. I met a monk
S. in the field
6. who was from Nepal.Correct
Question 182 of 282
P. has become
Q. the most powerful medium
R. one of the marvels
S. of modern science,
6. of mass communication today.Correct
Question 183 of 282
1. The Narmada Dam Project
P. many of whom
Q. the most deprived sections
R. will displace some people
S. happen to belong to some of
6. of Indian society.Correct
Question 184 of 282
P. in the modern
Q. insatiable thirst for knowledge
R. the wonderful achievements of science
S. is at the root of
Question 185 of 282
P. by the hunters for their
Q. are trapped or killed
R. millions of wild animals
S. each year
Question 186 of 282
P. about the heavenly
Q. experiments by the scientists
R. with amazing knowledge
S. will supply us
Question 187 of 282
1. Over 67 years
P. but the problems
Q. have remained
R. have passed
S. of the common man
6. as daunting as ever.Correct
Question 188 of 282
1. The President
P. from Tokyo
Q. where he
R. had been meeting
S. came back
6. other world leaders.Correct
Question 189 of 282
P. in the modern
Q. insatiable thirst for knowledge
R. the wonderful achievements of science
S. is at the root of
Question 190 of 282
P. by the hunters for their
Q. are trapped or killed
R. millions of wild animals
S. each year
Question 191 of 282
P. about the heavenly
Q. experiments by the scientists
R. with amazing knowledge
S. will supply us
Question 192 of 282
1. Over 67 years
P. but the problems
Q. have remained
R. have passed
S. of the common man
6. as daunting as ever.Correct
Question 193 of 282
1. The President
P. from Tokyo
Q. where he
R. had been meeting
S. came back
6. other world leaders.Correct
Question 194 of 282
1 . Along with the orthodox Hindu’s
P. and in the deity,
Q. Raghupati has his Brahmin’s pride
R. faith in the scriptures
S. because he is the 6. lord of the temple.Correct
Question 195 of 282
1. My grandmother was an old woman.
P. But that was hard to believe.
Q. And she even had a husband.
R. People said that she had once been young and pretty.
S. She had been like this for the t went y years that I h ad known her.
6. She often told us of the games she used to play as a child.Correct
Question 196 of 282
1. It is the twilight hour.
P. The sound breaks the still silence around me.
Q. I turn round and see her seated on a rock.
R. I hear more bells behind me.
S. The temple bell rings in the distance.
6. Her eyes sparkle like the anklets on her swinging feet.Correct
Question 197 of 282
1. Use bright , cheerful , favorable words and phrases to describe other people. Make it
P. for all you r friends an d associates.
Q. Be extremely careful
R. a rule to have a big, positive word
S. to avoid
6. the petty cut him down language.Correct
Question 198 of 282
1. An officer in Andhra Pradesh
P. found that the tribal’s put
Q. materials in turbid water
R. who was in charge of tribal development
S. certain gum and wood
6. to make the water clear.Correct
Question 199 of 282
1. Some animals like fishes lay eggs and leave them.
P. The mother does not care for the eggs at all.
Q. They lay thousands of eggs at a time but do not look after them.
R. Most of the eggs die and only a few of them develop into fishes.
S. She simply leaves the eggs and never comes back to them.
6. Is this not something terrible? Yet, it is a fact.Correct
Question 200 of 282
1. Why should I tell you again and again?
P. They know what they have to do.
Q. Don’t you know your duties?
R. Only you require to be told.
S. Other students need not be told.
6. I will not tolerate this anymore.Correct
Question 201 of 282
1. One evening he lit a large lamp in the bedroom and sat near his wife.
P. ‘Why not?’, was the answer.
Q. ‘Whatever you like.’
R. ‘Shall I read you something?’, he asked.
S. ‘ What shall I read?’, h e continued.
6. He was somewhat taken aback by her answer.Correct
Question 202 of 282
1. Marine biology is the study of organisms in the ocean.
P. At a fundamental level, marine life helps determine the very nature of our planet.
Q. Marine life is a vast resource.
R. Shorelines are also shaped and protected by marine life.
S. Marine organisms contribute significantly to the oxygen cycle.
6. Marine biology covers a great deal, from the microscopic to the huge whales.Correct
Question 203 of 282
1. Suddenly the man heard the low hum of an engine.
P. Instead, i t grew louder and louder and seemed to be coming from above.
Q. At first he thought that it must be a car travelling along the road he had recently left.
R. He looked up quickly and saw an aeroplane cutting a crazy, zigzag path across the sky.
S. He expected the noise to fade away in the distance.
6. It disappeared for an instant behind some clouds, then emerged and plunged into the field.Correct
Question 204 of 282
1. I got on a colourful bus filled with all kinds of strange people.
P. We arrived at a gate like the one in Salvador Dali’s paintings.
Q. The bus rode across the dirty expanses without roads.
R. At first, I wasn’t aware that the bus roof was loaded with drugs.
S. Everyone was filled with dust and often the wheels would sink into the soft soil.
6. It was a gate neither separated nor connected anything from or to anything.Correct
Question 205 of 282
1. Prices of food products are going up.
P. Seven straight weeks of rising prices have burnt holes in common man’s pockets.
Q. Bu t it ruled out any “ blind control” to rein in the increasing rates.
R. Wholesale price-based inflation has already touched over a three year high.
S. The government has admitted that containing inflation would be a more difficult task.
6. This may hurt economic growth and reforms.Correct
Question 206 of 282
1 . The biggest villain in Deadwood has always been one thing: Fire.
P. In less than an hour the flames were leaping through the treetops.
Q. In our own times, a great fire threatened the town yet again.
R. The wind roared through the forest carrying the flames almost to the edge of town.
S. I t all began when some wastepaper caught fire at the foot of the valley.
6. Fire-brigades arrived from all parts of the country to save Deadwood.Correct
Question 207 of 282
1. Health and fitness have now become on e of t he major concerns.
P. This made life active and alert.
Q. Earlier humans used to hunt for their living.
R. Now, life has become m ore simple and easy.
S. Due to which their body had to under go a lot of physical exercise.
6. Everything we need is just a phone call away.Correct
Question 208 of 282
1. My friend Peter went to live in a village.
P. But it was a very slow animal.
Q. So Peter bought a donkey for five hundred rupees.
R. One day his neighbour told him that he must buy a donkey.
S. Every family there had a donkey to carry things for them.
6. It did not like to work.Correct
Question 209 of 282
1. The master returned home after sometime.
P. The snake was lying dead under the cradle.
Q. He went into the room where the baby was sleeping.
R. It had been killed by his dog.
S. He noticed a snake.
6. He realised that his dog had saved his baby.Correct
Question 210 of 282
1. In summer tiny oysters are collected.
P. Then each oyster is taken out and a small hole is drilled in its shell.
Q. There they are kept for three years.
R. A tiny piece of sand is put inside the oyster.
S. They are placed in trays and planted in the sea.
6. Then the oysters are again left in the sea.Correct
Question 211 of 282
1. Time flows on without any stop.
P. In fact change is the law of nature.
Q. The condition in which a man lives. his ideas and thoughts are changing from age to age.
R. This is true not only of physical life.
S. That is why, things are always changing.
6. Thus, our mode of living and ideas are different from those of our grandfathers.Correct
Question 212 of 282
1. Adversity is a curse.
P. When every thing goes on well, we are tempted to take matters easy.
Q. But, it has its uses also.
R. But adversity prompts us to exert ourselves.
S. We fall into a life of comfort and idleness.
6. This develops our latent powers, enabling us to prosper in life.Correct
Question 213 of 282
1. Giving advice is a difficult task.
P. Moreover one doesn’t know oneself, amid ambiguity, how can one know others.
Q. It is a wonder how such people like politicians, reformers and people suchlike are so confident as to invent measures to live their life.
R. Life is but one and mistakes are often irrepairable.
S. Un less h e knows another person, how can he advise?
6. I find it very difficult to give advice.Correct
Question 214 of 282
1. A traveller had spent many a year in Africa.
P. “How did you manage it?” asked on e of his friends, great l y impressed.
Q. On his return home, he narrated his adventures to his friends.
R. “Oh, it was nothing”, replied the traveller.
S. “When I was in El Doab”, he said, “I made fifty Arabs run!”
6. “I ran, and they ran after me!”Correct
Question 215 of 282
1. Religion can bring revolution in the country.
P. Younger generation should read religious books.
Q. But it should be practised from within.
R. They will learn values of life from those books.
S. Their actions must be properly motivated.
6. Then they can be better human beings in Indian society.Correct
Question 216 of 282
1. We wanted to relax and have fun.
P. All of u s agreed to share responsbilities.
Q. Two of us took our cars.
R. We decided to go on a picnic at Lodhi Gardens.
S. Each one of us brought one dish, some fruits and sweets.
6. We enjoyed ourselves a lot and felt a welcome change in our monotonous life.Correct
Question 217 of 282
1. My hobby is to collect thought provoking articles from newspapers, magazines and Journals.
P. It has made me a much sought after speaker.
Q. It keeps me updated and helps me in my profession.
R. My successful talks give me self satisfaction and fame.
S. Whenever I have to deliver a talk on topics such as education, personality development, stress management, I have a lot to say.
6. There is no doubt that a hobby is a boon if it combines pleasure and usefulness.Correct
Question 218 of 282
1. First Deserve and then Desire.
P. Earlier I was very ambitious and wanted to fulfill my desires by hook or by crook.
Q. One can be exposed any time and put to shame.
R. This saying proved to be a mantra for success in my life.
S. Bu t I realised that success through short cuts is short-lived.
6. I followed this saying and today I am a successful businessman.Correct
Question 219 of 282
1. Information Technology is a recent development.
P. These changes are attributed to the Internet, website, e-mail and Fax.
Q. As a result of these techniques, the whole world has shrunken into a global village.
R. The invention of computer has accelerated the speed of computing.
S. It has brought about revolutionary changes in the field of communication.
6. Browsing Internet has become a regular feature.Correct
Question 220 of 282
1. The telephone is the most tyrannical of all the machines we have invented.
P. We might be watching television, reading a book, or doing some gardening.
Q. It uses us more than we use it.
R. But at the first summon, we hasten to answer its call.
S. It rings frantically whenever we are in the middle of doing something else.
6. Are we not like slaves hastening to their whip cracking masters?Correct
Question 221 of 282
1. One day G. Washington was riding along a road.
P. The beam was too heavy to lift without help.
Q. The Corporal was giving them orders.
R. On the way, he saw soldiers lifting a heavy beam.
S. They needed just one more man.
6. G. Washington dismounted and helped the soldiers to lift the beam.Correct
Question 222 of 282
1. There was a boy named Ali.
P. They asked him to find work.
Q. He lived with his parents.
R. But Ali refused to work.
S. They were very poor.
6. They asked him to leave the house.Correct
Question 223 of 282
1. The second centre is much smaller.
P. It will be known as Dhana Dhanya Cultural Complex.
Q. It will come up at Alipore.
R. The State Government has decided to set up this centre.
S. But it is equally attractive.
6. This will be built in the memory of Dwijendralal Roy.Correct
Question 224 of 282
1. Siem Reap is a small town near the temple of Angkor Wat.
P. There are some fine examples of Khmer an d French architecture.
Q. The town is charming and worth exploring.
R. In Angkor Wat you will find m ore than 100 stone monuments and temples.
S. Now a days, visitors are using it as a base for visits to nearby temples.
6. To see the whole town can take several days.Correct
Question 225 of 282
1. The north–eastern region presents a diverse system of habitats, ranging from tropical rainforests to alpine meadows.
P. In eastern Himalayas the rainfall ranges from 125 to 300 cm, in Assam from 178 to 305 cms.
Q. The temperature in the region varies with location, elevation, topography, rainfall and humidity.
R. The uneven distribution affects the region in two opposite ways, floods and droughts.
S. It is largely a humid tropical region with two periods of rainfall; the winter rains come from the west and the Summer rains are brought by the monsoon winds.
6. The winter temperature in Shillong, for example, varies from 4°C to 24°C; in Gangtok, from 9°C to 23°C.Correct
Question 226 of 282
1. On vacation in Tangier, Morocco, my friend and I sat down at a street cafe.
P. At one point, he bent over with a big smile, showing me a single gold tooth and a dingy fez.
Q. Soon I felt the presence of someone standing alongside me.
R. But this one wouldn’t budge.
S. We had been cautioned about beggars and told to ignore them.
6. Finally a man walked over to me and whispered, “Hey buddy, this guy is your waiter and he wants to take your order”.Correct
Question 227 of 282
1. The manual typewriter is worked by hand.
P. The required letter is thus printed on the paper.
Q. When one of the keys is tapped, a hammer goes and strikes the ribbon against the blank paper.
R. Then the roller automatically moves on, another key is tapped and the next letter is printed.
S. A sheet of paper is clipped against the roller.
6. A person who knows typing, can really work fast on this machine.Correct
Question 228 of 282
1. I usually sleep quite well in the train, but this time I slept only a little.
P. Most people wanted it shut and I wanted it open.
Q. Soon there was a quarrel about the window.
R. The quarrel left m e completely upset.
S. There were too may people and too much luggage all around.
6. The window was shut all night as usual.Correct
Question 229 of 282
1. We stayed on the second floor of an individual house.
P. Then she would add the three fourths water that he would anyway add to the milk.
Q. One day she said to him that he was too old to climb upstairs with the heavy can of milk.
R. My mother was very angry with the old m an who brought diluted milk to us.
S. She suggested to him that he should come up with the can, one fourth full with milk.
6. So that he was not burdened with climbing upstairs with the heavy can.Correct
Question 230 of 282
1. Reporters gather news for newspaper.
P. The newspaper is sent to the distributors.
Q. The news is classified and arranged by the editors.
R. It is printed in the press.
S. Then the newspapers are sent to news agencies.
6. The news agencies sell the newspapers.Correct
Question 231 of 282
1. The trial of Madhuri Gupta began on the morning of 22 March 2012 , almost two years after she was first taken into police custody.
P. She was released on bail after having already served 21 months in Tihar jail waiting for a trial.
Q. Shortly before 10 a.m . , Gupta was chatting amiably with the policemen on duty at North Delhi’s Tis Hazari Courts complex.
R. She had been jailed until January of this year, when she was formally charged with violating the official Secrets Act, 1923.
S. Home to about 400 courtrooms, the complex is among the largest of its kind in Asia.
6. The place presents a dim picture of the depressing realities of justice at work.Correct
Question 232 of 282
1. By 1 pm, the producers were ready and the show time sirens wailed.
P. He was wearing a skullcap an d sported his now signature long beard.
Q. Jamshed was to pre-record episodes of ALIF LAAM MEEM, a 2011 Islamicised version of WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE for Geo TV.
R. Junaid Jamshed made his entrance, standing tall in a kurta.
S. We were at Inter national Studios in Karachi.
6. Geo TV is one of Pakistan’s biggest TV networks.Correct
Question 233 of 282
1. When he was a little boy, he lived on a far min the country.
P. He used to feed the chicken in the morning.
Q. After Lunch, it was too hot to work or play.
R. It was h is grandfather’s vegetable farm,
S. Then he played in the fields until noon.
6. So everyone took a nap for two or three hours.Correct
Question 234 of 282
1. I t was 7 O’clock in the morning.
P. He was keenly looking at the approaching vehicles.
Q. His house was in the lead.
R. Shardul was waiting for his school bus.
S. Today is the final day of his school athletic meet.
6. As a leader of the house, he wanted to win the General Championship by scoring maximum points.Correct
Question 235 of 282
1. Little indeed is known of the origin of English literature.
P. This has not prevented some scholars from writing their “lives” from hints in the texts themselves.
Q. So far as poets are concerned, again, little or nothing is known beyond the names of two of them.
R. We can be certain that poetry made its appearance long before the first prose was written down.
S. Critics have also relied on scant y contemporary references, and also a mass of conjecture that cannot be described as intelligent.
6. Not withstanding the mists, old English literature has an amazing richness.Correct
Question 236 of 282
1. A film director decided to make a romantic film.
P. A long spell of audition was conducted to find a suitable heroine.
Q. Mr. Mohan Lal was signed as the hero of the film.
R. The director wanted a new face for the heroine of his film.
S. Finally, he selected a young school girl for his film.
6. The film was a box office hit.Correct
Question 237 of 282
1. Rohit went to the airport to see off his friend.
P. He explained that he had lost his bag in the crowd.
Q. Rohit asked him why he was worried and anxious.
R. Just then, a policeman was seen with a teenager who had a bag in his hand.
S. The friend appeared worried and anxious about something.
6. They told the policeman about their lost bag and claimed it.Correct
Question 238 of 282
1. I boarded a bus from Tilak Nagar to the Railway Station.
P. It was very embarrassing when people looked at me as if I was a fool.
Q. The conductor came and I asked for a ticket.
R. I was very happy to occupy a seat as I was sure that my journey will be comfortable.
S. He t old me that I h ad boarded a wrong bus.
6. But the conductor was kind enough to tell me that I could get down on the next-stand and get bus to the station.Correct
Question 239 of 282
(P) to the total cost of the product
(Q) in reasonable proportion
(R) advertising costs
(S) are no longerCorrect
Question 240 of 282
(P) the floor should (Q) be curtained to stop echoing (R) be carpeted (S) and the walls shouldCorrect
Question 241 of 282
(P) when engaged against the enemy (Q) the captain who was himself a brave man (R) never to lose heart (S) advised the soldiersCorrect
Question 242 of 282
(P) on the cover page (Q) and publicity posters (R) who would look good (S) they prefer some oneCorrect
Question 243 of 282
(P) would miss a very interesting game (Q) to be played (R) between two famous teams (S) he said that those who would not accompany himCorrect
Question 244 of 282
(P) no cultured society is possible
(Q) without books no fresh ideas are possible
(S) without fresh ideasCorrect
Question 245 of 282
(P) American (Q) as men (R) earn as much (S) working womenCorrect
Question 246 of 282
(P) is a disease (Q) which is as
(R) common as the common cold
(S) dental decayCorrect
Question 247 of 282
(P) aimed at ameliorating the (Q) the package of socioeconomic measures announced by the PM
(R) in the country has received the widespread support of people (S) lot of the teeming millionsCorrect
Question 248 of 282
(P) has been stagnant (Q) a soft drink market that (R) the ad is an attempt (S) to put some fizz intoCorrect
Question 249 of 282
(P) sculpted it into (Q) the world’s greatest statue (R) existed and
(S) she took whatCorrect
Question 250 of 282
(P) an interactive tool to (Q) available via the World Wide Web
(R) a web search engine is (S) help people locate informationCorrect
Question 251 of 282
(P) emerged out of its (Q) Chief Minister’s family for its electoral fortunes (R) in the past one year, the political party has (S) pathetic reliance on theCorrect
Question 252 of 282
(P) adventure programmes (Q) adult programmes (R) more than
(S) children watchCorrect
Question 253 of 282
(P) blessing, there is (Q) fact that it has been a great consolation
(R) if this government is not a wholesome (S) no denying theCorrect
Question 254 of 282
(P) It is no surprise (Q) that Kerala has three international airports (R) has tourism as its core competency (S) for a state thatCorrect
Question 255 of 282
(P) unsurpassed power (Q) modern society (R) in (S) women enjoyCorrect
Question 256 of 282
(P) go to the lady (Q) herself with impeccable majesty and wisdom
(R) who has conducted (S) to a great extent the credit mustCorrect
Question 257 of 282
(P) is a risk of damage to the cornea (Q) can be cleared with (R) m ost eye i n fect ion s (S) antibiotics but stillCorrect
Question 258 of 282
(P) reading books is a habit (Q) but also enlarges the mind (R) because it not only increases knowledge (S) which must be cultivated by everybodyCorrect
Question 259 of 282
The first clue
P. to the nature of this agenda
Q. lies in the origin of
R. the smart city idea itselfCorrect
Question 260 of 282
One year after its official launch,
P. while expectations
Q. has largely escaped political scrutiny
R. have been scaled down, the rhetoricCorrect
Question 261 of 282
Aggregate level s of under nutrition in India
P remain shockingly high, despite the impressive
Q – stunting in the last decade
R – reduction inCorrect
Question 262 of 282
P – were an investor,
Q – trying to maximize India’s long-run
R – economic growthCorrect
Question 263 of 282
1. Making ropes is one of the oldest trades in the world.
P. People used them for tethering animals, for drawing water from wells and for dragging large stones which were used in building.
Q. We know that people made ropes several centuries back.
R. They made them from camel hair and from twisted grass.
S. We have found pieces of rope in very old Egyptian tombs.
6. We have found too, ropes which were made of thin copper wire in the city of Pompeii, which was destroyed by a volcano 2000 years ago.Correct
Question 264 of 282
1. The k in g was distressed because his people were lazy.
P. All cursed the stone and blamed the Government.
Q. Then the king had the stone removed.
R. Next day people passed by and went round it.
S. He had a big stone put in the middle of the road one night.
6. Under the stone the king had placed a purse full of money.Correct
Question 265 of 282
1. September 2005.
P. I felt such a great weight on me that I could barely move.
Q. As the doors closed behind me, I was overcome by deep loneliness and despair.
R. I was leaving behind my family and I didn’t know when I would see them again.
S. I was going through the departure gate at the airport in Holguin, Cuba.
6. In my hands I held my prayer book.Correct
Question 266 of 282
1. The recipe of making white sauce is very simple.
P. Stir the mixture of Maida and butter constantly.
Q. Put one table spoon of fine flour (Maida) when the butter gets heated.
R. Heat one table spoon of butter in a pan.
S. Add one cup of milk to the mixture and cook for one minute.
6. Add salt and pepper to taste.Correct
Question 267 of 282
1. I can ’t stand her e an d promise that you r future path is going to be wonderful.
P. Whatever one feels like doing today is set up as moral.
Q. People don’t even pretend to care about what is right.
R. Instead, it might be very difficult, because our time is different than some other eras in human history.
S. If you look around, you can see that, little by little, it is a path leading to our destruction.
6. I am afraid that this legacy of freed omis facing an uncertain future.Correct
Question 268 of 282
1. Rose was lonely in the house.
P. She was very good at that.
Q. She sat all day in a room on the terrace.
R. She would sit on the rug and do her reading and writing.
S. It was a little room with nothing but a bed and a rug.
6. It was the only thing she had learnt from the convent.Correct
Question 269 of 282
1. “As a matter of fact”, said the boy modestly, “I’m a spaceman.”
P. “You can’t see it from here.”
Q. ‘From another planet.’
R. ‘I’m a spaceman’, he said again.
S. John and George stared at the boy.
6. John gasped, George gave a shout of laughter.Correct
Question 270 of 282
1. A poor woman lost her only son.
P. He asked her to bring mustard seed from a house where no death had ever tak en place.
Q. As Buddha wanted her to understand that death is inevitable.
R. She could not find such a house.
S. She came to Buddha to bring her son back to life.
6. The woman understood the message of Buddha.Correct
Question 271 of 282
1. Don’t ask what we are doing this time.
P. On other occasions we have time in hand.
Q. It is difficult to say if the programme can be put up at all.
R. This time we are not only facing a lack of time but of resources as well.
S. I am losing confidence gradually, so please see what you can do for us.
6. We don’t want to give up trying.Correct
Question 272 of 282
1. It is now five in the evening.
P. And so it will bear away another child.
Q. Soon it will be six and it will be time.
R. I have to unveil the truth; I have to end the injustices committed by the shadow.
S. The shadow will then come in darkness.
6. The shadow must be defeated.Correct
Question 273 of 282
1. “Mother do you love me?”, she asked.
P. She then looked into her mother’s tear-filled eyes out of impatience for a reply.
Q. She kept waiting but her mother did not speak.
R. Then, she understood what words the mot her’ s eyes spoke and the reason for her silence.
S. She got no direct reply and grew restless.
6. She climbed slowly on to her mother’s lap.Correct
Question 274 of 282
1. In the early 1920’s, settlers came to Alaska looking for gold.
P. Today, people use it to get from place to place.
Q. The trail they used to travel inland is known today as the Iditarod trail.
R. They travelled by boat, to Seward and Krik and from there by land into the gold fields.
S. The Iditarod trail quickly became a major thoroughfare in Alaska.
6. In the winters, the only means of travel down this trail is by dog sledge.Correct
Question 275 of 282
1. There was a large gathering at the party.
P. I, too wore a brand new gold jacket.
Q. My black leather shoes were shining.
R. It matched well with my new pair of faded stone washed pants.
S. Everybody had put-on new colourful clothes.
6. They had been polished.Correct
Question 276 of 282
1. There was nobody in the market at that time of the night.
P. Added to that it had been raining incessantly.
Q. The night was darker than usual.
R. All shops were closed.
S. The atmosphere was heavy.
6. The stars disappeared from the sky and it made the night heavier.Correct
Question 277 of 282
1. The fame of Bacon as a creative writer rests mainly on his essays.
P. The term is derived from ‘essai’.
Q. It may be perhaps desirable to write something on ‘Essay’.
R. ‘Essai’ means experiment, attempt.
S. The essay covers an enormous range of composition.
6. In style the essay is often self revelatory and illustrative.Correct
Question 278 of 282
1. Vinoo was to l eave for Hyderabad by the 5 o’clock train.
P. Quickly, both got the luggage in and the train began to move.
Q. He drove to the station and reached a few minutes before the train was to leave.
R. However, Vinoo had a busy schedule on that day and could leave the office only around 4:45 PM.
S. He rushed on to the platform and found his friend waiting near their compartment.
6. Vinoo heaved a sigh of relief and settled down to enjoy the journey.Correct
Question 279 of 282
1. After the firing that evening the street that used to be full of people was completely deserted.
P. Nor were any windows open.
Q. Suddenly, I detected a movement to my left.
R. There was no trace of any human beings, and all doors were firmly closed.
S. Surprisingly, even the stray dogs had disappeared.
6. I was so frightened that I ran for my life.Correct
Question 280 of 282
1. Sunita Aralikar’s story is incredible but true.
P. Fortunately she was pulled out of the tiny grave by her maternal grandfather.
Q. Her mother died when she was fifteen days old.
R. Her grandfather decided to educate her on his own.
S. She was buried alive by her illiterate father the next day.
6. Today Sunita is an author and a well known social activist, fighting against female infanticide.Correct
Question 281 of 282
1. It was my first day in college.
P. They took me to their room.
Q. As I entered, two seniors approached me.
R. I was happy to follow them.
S. They offered to help me to locate my classroom.
6. There they forced me to part with my money and the wrist watch.Correct
Question 282 of 282
1. The teacher asked the boys to be quiet.
P. The boys opened their books.
Q. Suddenly there was some noise outside.
R. Then he asked them to open their books.
S. The teacher looked outside. 6. A dog had entered in theCorrect
- Where is the greatest average annual precipitation?
- Which ore contains both calcium and magnesium?
- Which is produced by rain water action?
- Which industry in India was worst affected because of the partition?
- Which was known as Chalco-lithic Age?
- Which Grasslands not support any trees?
- Which is a major constituent of Biogas?
- The President of the Indian Union has the same constitutional authority as which country?
- Which plant produces seed but not fruit?
- By whom was capital of the Mughal Empire shifted from Agra to Delhi?