SSC CGL (Tier – 1) -2017 held on 09-08-2017 (Shift-02)

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SSC CGL (Tier – 1) -2017 held on 09-08-2017 (Shift-02)

(Reasoning)

1 – In the following question, select the related word from the given alternatives.

Calendar : Date : : Index : ?

Options:
1) Name of Author
2) Glossary
3) Contents
4) Summary
Correct Answer: Contents

2 – In the following question, select the related number from the given alternatives.

ACOUSTIC : 91 : : RENOUNCE : ?

Options:
1) 95

2) 99

3) 105

4) 109
Correct Answer: 95

3 – In the following question, select the related number from the given alternatives.

243 : 819 : : 163 : ?

Options:
1) 487

2) 563

3) 572

4) 593
Correct Answer: 487

4 – In the following question, select the odd word from the given alternatives.

Options:
1) Badminton
2) Table Tennis
3) Cricket
4) Hockey
Correct Answer: Badminton

5 – In the following question, select the odd letters from the given alternatives.

Options:
1) ACFJ

2) RTWA

3) NPSV

4) HJMQ
Correct Answer: NPSV

6 – In the following question, select the odd number group from the given alternatives.

Options:
1) (4, 16, 48)

2) (6, 36, 90)

3) (8, 64, 160)

4) (12, 144, 360)
Correct Answer: (4, 16, 48)

7 – Arrange the given words in the sequence in which they occur in the dictionary.

1. Decollete
2. Desecrate
3. Decorous
4. Desipicable
5. Destitute

Options:
1) 13245

2) 15243

3) 32451

4) 45231
Correct Answer: 13245

8 – In the following question, which one set of letters when sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it?

a _ bc _ a _ bcdabc _ da _ cd _

Options:
1) acbddb
2) adbcbd
3) cabddc
4) ddcbbc
Correct Answer: adbcbd

9 – In the following question, select the missing number from the given series.

1357, 3085, 5282, 8026, ?

Options:
1) 9961

2) 10441

3) 11321

4) 11401
Correct Answer: 11401

10 – 5 year hence, ratio of ages of A and B will be 7 : 5 and difference between their ages will be 4 years. What are present ages (in years) of A and B respectively?

Options:
1) 5, 9
2) 6, 5
3) 9, 5
4) 9, 6
Correct Answer: 9, 5

11 – From a point, Lokesh starts walking towards south and after walking 30 metres he turns to his right and walks 20 metres, then he turns right again and walks 30 metres. He finally turns to his left and walk 40 metres. In which direction is he with reference to the starting point?

Options:
1) North-West
2) East
3) West
4) South
Correct Answer: West

12 – In the following question, from the given alternative words, select the word which cannot be formed using the letters of the given word.

ENCYCLOPEDIA

Options:
1) CONE
2) CYCLE
3) NOISY
4) PEACE
Correct Answer: NOISY

13 – In a certain code language, “RAIN” is written as “OHBQ”. How is “SUMMER” written in that code language?

Options:
1) QFLNTT

2) QDLLTR

3) SFNNVT

4) SDNLVR
Correct Answer: SDNLVR

14 – In the following question, correct the given equation by interchanging two numbers.

8 x 3 ÷ 4 + 9 – 5 = 16

Options:
1) 3 and 4
2) 4 and 8
3) 5 and 3
4) 5 and 9
Correct Answer: 5 and 3

15 – If (2)# * 4 = 2 and (4)# * 4 = 16, then what is the value of A in (6)# * A = 18?

Options:
1) 12
2) 14
3) 16
4) 20
Correct Answer: 12

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Options:
1) 189

2) 227

3) 277

4) 339
Correct Answer: 227

17 –

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Options:
1) 8

2) 10

3) 12

4) 14
Correct Answer: 12

18 – In the following question below are given some statements followed by some conclusions. Taking the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts, read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusion logically follows the given statements.

Statements:

I. All rackets are bats.
II. All bats are wickets.

Conclusions:

I. Some wickets are rackets.
II. All wickets are rackets.

Options:

1) Only conclusion (I) follows.
2) Only conclusion (II) follows.
3) Neither conclusion (I) nor conclusion (II) follows.
4) Both conclusions follow.
Correct Answer: Only conclusion (I) follows.

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Options:
1) 

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2) 

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3) 

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4) 

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20 – Identify the diagram that best represents the relationship among the given classes.

Staff, Manager, Worker

Options:
1) 

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2) 

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3) 

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4) 

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Correct Answer: 


21 – 

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Options:
1) 

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2) 

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3) 

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4) 

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Correct Answer: 


22 – 

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Options:
1) 

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2) 

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3) 

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4) 

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Correct Answer: 


23 – 

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Options:
1) 

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2) 

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3) 

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4) 

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Correct Answer: 


24 – 

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Options:
1) 

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2) 

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3) 

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4) 

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Correct Answer: 

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Options:
1) 10, 79, 23, 32, 42

2) 24, 55, 14, 41, 12

3) 33, 86, 32, 13, 43

4) 42, 98, 41, 00, 34
Correct Answer: 42, 98, 41, 00, 34

GK

26 – In which market form, a market or an industry is dominated by a single seller?

Options:
1) Oligopoly
2) Monopoly
3) Duopoly
4) Monopolistic Competition
Correct Answer: Monopoly

27 – Which one of the following is also regarded as Disguised unemployment?

Options:
1) Underemployment
2) Frictional unemployment
3) Seasonal unemployment
4) Cyclical unemployment
Correct Answer: Underemployment

28 – Which of the following are constituents of Indian Parliament?

(i) The President
(ii) The Council of States (Rajya Sabha)
(iii) The House of the People (Lok Sabha)

Options:
1) (ii) and (iii)
2) (i) and (ii)
3) (i) and (iii)
4) (i), (ii) and (iii)
Correct Answer: (i), (ii) and (iii)

29 – Who among the following is the executive head of state in India?

Options:
1) Prime Minister
2) President
3) Cabinet Secretary
4) Finance Secretary
Correct Answer: President
30 – Who built the Konark”s Sun Temple?

Options:
1) Anantavarman Chodaganga Deva
2) Narasimhadeva I
3) Kapilendra Deva Routaray
4) Purushottam Dev
Correct Answer: Narasimhadeva I

31 – Who was the first Governor General of Bengal?

Options:
1) Robert Clive
2) William Bentick
3) Warren Hastings
4) Charles Cornawallis
Correct Answer: Warren Hastings

32 – Amazon river flows through which of the following country?

Options:
1) USA
2) France
3) Brazil
4) Canada
Correct Answer: Brazil

33 – What is the other name of Sahyadri Range?

Options:
1) Lesser Himalayas
2) Shivaliks
3) Western Ghats
4) Eastern Ghats
Correct Answer: Western Ghats

34 – Who discovered bacteria?

Options:
1) Antonie Ven Leeuwenhoek
2) Robert Brown
3) Robert Hook
4) Robert Koch
Correct Answer: Antonie Ven Leeuwenhoek

35 – What is the name of a group of similar cells performing a specific function?

Options:
1) Tissue
2) Organ
3) Organ system
4) Cellular organization
Correct Answer: Tissue

36 – Plant tissues are of how many types?

Options:
1) 3
2) 2
3) 5
4) 6
Correct Answer: 3

37 – It is difficult to fix a nail on a freely suspended wooden frame. Which law supports this statement?

Options:
1) Law of inertia
2) Newton’s second law
3) Newton’s third law
4) Pascal’s law
Correct Answer: Newton’s third law

38 – Which one of the following is not a property of electromagnetic waves?

Options:
1) Electromagnetic waves do not show interference and diffraction.
2) Oscillating electric field and magnetic field are perpendicular to each other.
3) Electromagnetic waves are transverse waves
4) Electromagnetic waves do not require a medium to propagate.
Correct Answer: Electromagnetic waves do not show interference and diffraction.

39 – What is a bug in computer terminology?

Options:
1) A virus
2) A program
3) An error in program
4) Magnetic disk storage device
Correct Answer: An error in program

40 – A radio-active substance has a half life of six months. Three-fourth of the substance will decay in ______.

Options:
1) Six months
2) Ten months
3) Twelve Months
4) Twenty four months
Correct Answer: Twelve Months

41 – pH of the human blood is ______.

Options:
1) Slightly Acidic
2) Highly Acidic
3) Slightly Basic
4) Highly Basic
Correct Answer: Slightly Basic

42 – In which city is the Forest Research Institute of India located?

Options:
1) New Delhi
2) Hyderabad
3) Dehradun
4) Shimla
Correct Answer: Dehradun

43 – Deen Dayal Rasoi Yojana to provide food at only Rs. 5 has been launched on 6th April, 2017 by which state?

Options:
1) Chattisgarh
2) Haryana
3) Madhya Pradesh
4) Uttar Pradesh
Correct Answer: Madhya Pradesh

44 – What was invented by Zacharias Jansen?

Options:
1) Jet Engine
2) Radium
3) Microscope
4) Electric Lamp
Correct Answer: Microscope

45 – In which of the following game, ball is not used?

Options:
1) Football
2) Cricket
3) Badminton
4) Tennis
Correct Answer: Badminton

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Options:
1) 1-b, 2-c, 3-a

2) 1-c, 2-a, 3-b

3) 1-b, 2-a, 3-c

4) 1-a, 2-c, 3-b
Correct Answer: 1-b, 2-c, 3-a

47 – Who has won the ‘Miss Universe 2016’ title?

Options:
1) Pia Wurtzbach
2) Iris Mittenaere
3) Raquel Pellissier
4) Andrea Tova
Correct Answer: Iris Mittenaere

48 – Who is the author of the book titled ‘Numbers Do Lie’?

Options:
1) Anil Menon
2) Akash Chopra
3) Ian Chapell
4) Kunal Basu
Correct Answer: Akash Chopra

49 – Who has been appointed as the Secretary General of the United Nations in January, 2017?

Options:
1) Ban Ki-Moon
2) Kofi Annan
3) Boutros-Boutros Ghali
4) Antonio Guterres
Correct Answer: Antonio Guterres

50 – India has longest international border with which country?

Options:
1) Bhutan
2) Nepal
3) Bangladesh
4) Pakistan
Correct Answer: Bangladesh

 

(Mathematics)

51 – How many numbers are there from 700 to 950 (including both) which are neither divisible by 3 nor by 7?

Options:
1) 107
2) 141
3) 144
4) 145
Correct Answer: 144

52 – A can complete a work in 20 days and B can complete the same work in 25 days. If both of them work together, then in 3 days what percent of the total work will be completed?

Options:
1) 9

2) 12

3) 25

4) 27
Correct Answer: 27

53 – The length of two parallel sides of a trapezium are 18 m and 24 m. If its height is 12 m, then what is the area (in m2) of the trapezium ?

Options:
1) 126
2) 252
3) 504
4) 1024
Correct Answer: 252

54 – If two successive discounts of 50% and 10% are offered, then what is the net discount (in %)?

Options:
1) 50
2) 55
3) 60
4) 65
Correct Answer: 55

55 – Three bottles of equal capacity containing mixture of milk and water in ratio 2 : 5, 3 : 4 and 4 : 5 respectively. These three bottles are emptied into a large bottle. What will be the ratio of milk and water respectively in the large bottle?

Options:
1) 73 : 106
2) 73 : 116
3) 73 : 113
4) 73 : 189
Correct Answer: 73 : 116

56 – The average age of 6 members of a family is 20 years. If the age of the servant is included, then the average age increase by 25%. What is the age (in years) of the servant?

Options:
1) 30

2) 35

3) 50

4) 55
Correct Answer: 55

57 – For an article the profit is 190% of the cost price. If the cost price increase by 10% but the selling price remains same, then profit is what percentage of selling price (approximately)?

Options:
1) 54
2) 62
3) 70
4) 163
Correct Answer: 62

58 – A, B and C are three students. A got 18% more marks than B and 12% less than C. If B got 220 marks, then how much marks C has got?

Options:
1) 230
2) 295
3) 240
4) 290
Correct Answer: 295

59 – Two people A and B are at a distance of 260 km from each other at 9:00 a.m. A immediately starts moving towards B at a speed of 25 km/h and at 11:00 a.m. B starts moving towards A at a speed of 10 km/hr. At what time (in p.m.) will they meet each other?

Options:
1) 5:00
2) 6:00
3) 6:30
4) 7:00
Correct Answer: 5:00

60 – If Rs 2500 becomes to Rs 2970.25 in 2 years at compound interest compounded annually, then what is the yearly rate of interest (in %)?

Options:
1) 7
2) 9
3) 11
4) 13
Correct Answer: 9

61 – If (1/x) + (1/y) + (1/z) = 0 and x + y + z = 9, then what is the value of x3 + y3 + z3 – 3xyz?

Options:
1) 81
2) 361
3) 729
4) 6561
Correct Answer: 729

62 – If x4 + (1/x4) = 34, then what is the value of x3 – (1/x3)?

Options:
1) 0
2) 6
3) 8
4) 14
Correct Answer: 14

63 – If x = 1 – y and x2 = 2 – y2, then what is the value of xy?

Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) –1/2
4) –1
Correct Answer: –1/2

64 – If x + [1/(x + 7)] = 0, then what is the value of x – [1/(x + 7)]?

Options:
1) 3√5
2) 3√5 – 7
3) 3√5 + 7
4) 8
Correct Answer: 3√5 – 7

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Options:
1) 5/8

2) 2/3

3) 3/4

4) 5/3
Correct Answer: 5/8

66 – PQRS is a cyclic quadrilateral and PQ is the diameter of the circle. If ∠RPQ = 38°, then what is the value (in degrees) of ∠PSR?

Options:
1) 52
2) 77
3) 128
4) 142
Correct Answer: 128

67 – Smaller diagonal of a rhombus is equal to length of its sides. If length of each side is 6 cm, then what is the area (in cm2) of an equilateral triangle whose side is equal to the bigger diagonal of the rhombus?

Options:
1) 18√3

2) 27√3

3) 32√3

4) 36√3
Correct Answer: 27√3

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Options:
1) 1

2) 1.25

3) 1.5

4) 2
Correct Answer: 1

69 – What is the simplified value of (sec A + cos A)(sec A – cos A)?

Options:
1) 2 tan2 A

2) 2 sin2  A

3) sin2 A tan2  A

4) sin2  A + tan2  A
Correct Answer: sin2 A + tan2  A

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Options:
1) 2cos2 A

2) 1 – sin2 A

3) sec2 A

4) secA tanA
Correct Answer: 1 – sin2 A

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Options:
1) –1

2) 0

3) 1

4) 2
Correct Answer: 1

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If the total population of City 4 is 600000, then how many literate people are there in city 4?

Options:
1) 480000

2) 378000

3) 468000

4) 348000
Correct Answer: 378000

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Total population of City 6 is 200000 and the total population of City 2 is 220000. What is the respective ratio of literate males of City 2 and literate females of City 6?

Options:
1) 348 : 595
2) 255 : 199
3) 595 : 348
4) 199 : 255
Correct Answer: 595 : 348

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If there are 259210 literate females in City 5, then what is the total population of City 5?

Options:
1) 644000

2) 354200

3) 690000

4) 483000
Correct Answer: 644000

English

 

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The population of the 6 cities are 250000, 200000, 220000, 300000, 150000 and 400000 respectively. Which is the correct order of the number of literate people in these cities?

Options:
1) City 6 > City 1 > City 4 > City 2 > City 3 > City 5
2) City 4 > City 6 > City 1 > City 2 > City 3 > City 5
3) City 6 > City 4 > City 1 > City 3 > City 2 > City 5
4) City 6 > City 1 > City 4 > City 3 > City 2 > City 5
Correct Answer: City 6 > City 1 > City 4 > City 3 > City 2 > City 5

(English Comprehension)

76 – In the following question, some part of the sentence may have errors. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and select the appropriate option. If a sentence is free from error, select ‘No Error’.

The Tata group owns (1)/ many industries, that are spread (2)/ across the globe. (3)/ No Error (4)
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 2

77 
– In the following question, some part of the sentence may have errors. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and select the appropriate option. If a sentence is free from error, select ‘No Error’.

She has not been (1)/ to the restaurant (2)/ much late. (3)/ No Error (4)
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 3

78 – In the following question, the sentence given with blank to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.

He could excel in his board exams only after _____ very hard.
Options:
1) continuing
2) functioning
3) learning
4) toiling
Correct Answer: toiling

79 – In the following question, the sentence given with blank to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.

He _____ his camera on the table.
Options:
1) laid
2) lain
3) lay
4) lie
Correct Answer: laid

80 – In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word similar in meaning to the word given.

Monotonous
Options:
1) Dull
2) Timid
3) Unfriendly
4) Lusty
Correct Answer: Dull

81 – In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word similar in meaning to the word given.

Elusive
Options:
1) Baffling
2) Enticing
3) Directing
4) Soothing
Correct Answer: Baffling

82 – In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to the word given.

Colossal
Options:
1) Epic
2) Rust
3) Teeny
4) Vast
Correct Answer: Teeny

83 – In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to the word given.

Opprobrium
Options:
1) Adulation
2) Ignominy
3) Mystical
4) Preclude
Correct Answer: Adulation

84 – In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

All agog
Options:
1) Avoid
2) Contentment
3) Amazed
4) Unsystematically
Correct Answer: Amazed

85 – In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

Not to mince matters
Options:
1) To be at ease
2) To not confuse others
3) To not interfere in others affairs
4) To speak out politely
Correct Answer: To speak out politely

86 – Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

The doctor (has advice) him to take proper diet.
Options:
1) has advised
2) had been advised
3) was advised
4) No improvement
Correct Answer: has advised

87 – Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

(Being a pleasant evening), we went out for a long drive on a highway.
Options:
1) As a pleasant evening
2) It being a pleasant evening
3) With a pleasant evening
4) No improvement
Correct Answer: It being a pleasant evening

88 – In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

A roundabout way of speaking
Options:
1) Centipede
2) Circumlocution
3) Coercion
4) Concentric
Correct Answer: Circumlocution

89 – In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

An old unmarried woman
Options:
1) Masochist
2) Septuagenarian
3) Sniper
4) Spinster
Correct Answer: Spinster

90 – In the following question, four words are given out of which one word is incorrectly spelt. Select the incorrectly spelt word.
Options:
1) Autumn
2) Desperate
3) Reciept
4) Traffic
Correct Answer: Reciept

91 – In the following question, four words are given out of which one word is incorrectly spelt. Select the incorrectly spelt word.
Options:
1) Century
2) Finance
3) Remember
4) Sponser
Correct Answer: Sponser

92 – The question below consists of a set of labelled sentences. Out of the four options given, select the most logical order of the sentences to form a coherent paragraph.

P- However, our environment also need some help from all of us to get maintained as usual to nourish our lives forever and to never ruin our lives.
Q- It gives us all things which we need to live our life on this planet.
R- It provides us better medium to grow and develop.
S- An environment includes all the natural resources which surround us to help in number of ways.
Options:
1) PQRS
2) QPSR
3) SRQP
4) QSPR
Correct Answer: SRQP

93 – The question below consists of a set of labelled sentences. Out of the four options given, select the most logical order of the sentences to form a coherent paragraph.

P- The starting point can be the experience of a minority within society generally or even the experience of a group of people within a progressive social movement which does not live up to its progressive agenda in every respect.
Q- Within (or after) postmodernism a grand unifying theory no longer seems possible. This does not exclude the possibility or the necessity of dialogue.
R- The starting points of social criticism can be very different and the different forms of socialism never has a monopoly on Social Criticism.
S- Nevertheless most social critics still consider the Critique of capitalism to be central.
Options:
1) PRQS
2) RPQS
3) RQPS
4) PSRQ
Correct Answer: RPQS

94 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive voice. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Passive/Active voice.

Rohan was not told about the e-mail.
Options:
1) Nobody told Rohan about the e-mail.
2) Somebody did not tell Rohan about the e-mail
3) The e-mail was not told about to Rohan.
4) There was nobody who could tell Rohan about the e-mail.
Correct Answer: Nobody told Rohan about the e-mail.

95 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.

Ram said to Rohan, “Don’t run so fast.”
Options:
1) Ram advised Rohan don’t run so fast.
2) Ram asked Rohan why is he running so fast.
3) Ram requested Rohan not to run so fast.
4) Ram told Rohan not to run so fast.
Correct Answer: Ram told Rohan not to run so fast.

96 – In the following questions, the sentence given with blank to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.

Language, they say, is the _____ through which human beings perceive the world. If so, English is perhaps the most _____ lens through which to see animals. It has _____ a cross eyed view of birds, beasts, fish and fowl. The very word “animal” can _____ the brutish and the sensual. Animal _____ imply baseness and vulgarity.

Language, they say, is the _____ through which human beings perceive the world.
Options:
1) lens
2) resource
3) source
4) telescope
Correct Answer: lens

97 – In the following questions, the sentence given with blank to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.

Language, they say, is the _____ through which human beings perceive the world. If so, English is perhaps the most _____ lens through which to see animals. It has _____ a cross eyed view of birds, beasts, fish and fowl. The very word “animal” can _____ the brutish and the sensual. Animal _____ imply baseness and vulgarity.

If so, English is perhaps the most _____ lens through which to see animals.
Options:
1) distorting
2) disturbing
3) popular
4) useful
Correct Answer: distorting

98 – In the following questions, the sentence given with blank to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.

Language, they say, is the _____ through which human beings perceive the world. If so, English is perhaps the most _____ lens through which to see animals. It has _____ a cross eyed view of birds, beasts, fish and fowl. The very word “animal” can _____ the brutish and the sensual. Animal _____ imply baseness and vulgarity.

It has _____ a cross eyed view of birds, beasts, fish and fowl.
Options:
1) accompanied
2) exercised
3) perpetuated
4) undeterred
Correct Answer: perpetuated

99 – In the following questions, the sentence given with blank to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.

Language, they say, is the _____ through which human beings perceive the world. If so, English is perhaps the most _____ lens through which to see animals. It has _____ a cross eyed view of birds, beasts, fish and fowl. The very word “animal” can _____ the brutish and the sensual. Animal _____ imply baseness and vulgarity.

The very word “animal” can _____ the brutish and the sensual.
Options:
1) connote
2) rectify
3) trouble
4) understand
Correct Answer: connote

100 – In the following questions, the sentence given with blank to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.

Language, they say, is the _____ through which human beings perceive the world. If so, English is perhaps the most _____ lens through which to see animals. It has _____ a cross eyed view of birds, beasts, fish and fowl. The very word “animal” can _____ the brutish and the sensual. Animal _____ imply baseness and vulgarity.

Animal _____ imply baseness and vulgarity.
Options:
1) breeding
2) gestures
3) instincts
4) species
Correct Answer: instincts

 

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