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2014-2015 UG-CLAT CLAT Question Paper Solution

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[Set 1]
Marks: 200 Academic Year: 2014-2015
Date & Time: 10th May 2015, 3:00 pm
Duration: 2h
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ENGLISH
[1] 1

In the question, there are five sentences. Each sentence has pairs of word/phrase that are italicized and highlighted. From the italicized and highlighted word/phrase, select the most appropriate word/phrase to form correct sentences. Then, from the options given, choose the best one. 

The further [A]/ father[B] he pushed himself, the more disillusioned he grew.
For the crowd it was more of a historical [A]/ historic [B] event; for their leader it was just another day.
The old has a healthy distruct [A]/mistrust [B] for all new technology.
The film is based on a worthy [A]/true [B] story.
She coughed discreetly [A]/discretely [B] to announce her presence.

BABAB

ABBBA

BAABA

BBAAB

Concept: Idioms and Phrases (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1] 2

In the question, there are five sentences. Each sentence has pairs of word/phrase that are italicized and highlighted. From the italicized and highlighted word/phrase, select the most appropriate word/phrase to form correct sentences. Then, from the options given, choose the best one. 

Regrettably [A] / Regretfully [B] I have to decline your invitation. The critics censored [A] / censured [B] the new movie because of its social unacceptability.
He was besides [A] / beside [B] himself with range when I told him what I had done.
Anita had a beautiful broach [A] / brooch [B] on the lapel of her jacket.
He has the same capacity as an adult to consent [A] / assent [B] to surgical treatment.

BABBA

BBAAB

ABBBA

BABAB

Concept: Idioms and Phrases (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1] 3

In the question, there are five sentences. Each sentence has pairs of word/ phrase that are italicised and highlighted. From the italicised and highlighted word(s)/ phrase(s), select the most appropriate word(s)/phrase(s) to form correct sentences. Then from the options given, choose the best one. 

The prisoner's interment (A)/ internment (B) came to an end with his early release. She managed to bite back the ironic (A)/caustic (B) retort on the tip of her tongue. Jeans that flair (A)/flare (B) at the bottom are in fashion these days. They heard the bells peeling (A)/pealing (B) far and wide. The students baited (A)/bated (B) the instructor with irrelevant questions. The correct sequence should be 

BBABB

ABBBB

BABBA

BBBBA

Concept: Idioms and Phrases (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1] 4

Identify the incorrect sentence/ sentences.

  1. I want to do an MBA before going into business.
  2. Priti's husband has been on active service for three months.
  3. The horse suddenly broke into a buckle.
  4. I need to file an insurance claim.

Select the incorrect answer using the codes given below

A and B

Only C

B and C

B, C and D

Concept: Incorrect/Correct Sentences (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1] 5

Identify the incorrect sentence/ sentences.

  1. I must run fast to catch up with him.
  2. The newly released book is enjoying a popular run.
  3. The doctor is on a hospital round.
  4. You can't run over him like that.

Select the incorrect answer using the codes given below.

A and C

Only D 

A, C and D

Only A

Concept: Incorrect/Correct Sentences (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1] 6

Identify the incorrect sentence/ sentences.

  1. The letter was posted to the address.
  2. Your stand is beyond all reason.
  3. How do you deal with friend who doesn't listen to a reason?
  4. My wife runs profitable business in this suburb.

Select the incorrect answer using the codes given below

Only A

Only D

B and C

C and D

Concept: Incorrect/Correct Sentences (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1] 7

Fill up the blank, numbered [1], [2], [3], [4], [5], and [6]in the passage given below with the most appropriate word from the option given for blank.

"Between the year 1946 and the year 1995, I did not file any income tax returns." With that [1] statement soubhik embarked on an account of his encounter with the Income Tax Department. "I originally owed Rs. 20,000 in unpaid taxes. With [2] and [3], the 20,000 became 60,000. The Income Tax  Department then went into action, and I learned first-hand just how much power the Tax Department wields. Royalties and trust funds can be [4]; automobiles may be [5] and auctioned off. Nothing belongs to the [6] until the case is settled".

Fill in the blank [1].

devious

blunt

tactful

pretentious

Concept: Fill in the Blanks (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1] 8

Fill up the blank, numbered [1], [2], [3], [4], [5], and [6] in the passage given below with the most appropriate word from the option given for blank.

"Between the year 1946 and the year 1995, I did not file any income tax returns." With that [1] statement soubhik embarked on an account of his encounter with the Income Tax Department. "I originally owed Rs. 20,000 in unpaid taxes. With [2] and [3], the 20,000 became 60,000. The Income Tax  Department then went into action, and I learned first-hand just how much power the Tax Department wields. Royalties and trust funds can be [4]; automobiles may be [5] and auctioned off. Nothing belongs to the [6] until the case is settled".

Fill in the blank [2].

interest

taxes

principal

returns

Concept: Fill in the Blanks (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1] 9

Fill up the blank, numbered [1], [2], [3], [4], [5], and [6] in the passage given below with the most appropriate word from the option given for blank.

"Between the year 1946 and the year 1995, I did not file any income tax returns." With that [1] statement soubhik embarked on an account of his encounter with the Income Tax Department. "I originally owed Rs. 20,000 in unpaid taxes. With [2] and [3], the 20,000 became 60,000. The Income Tax  Department then went into action, and I learned first-hand just how much power the Tax Department wields. Royalties and trust funds can be [4]; automobiles may be [5] and auctioned off. Nothing belongs to the [6] until the case is settled".

Fill in the blank [3].

sanctions

refunds

fees

fines

Concept: Fill in the Blanks (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1] 10

Fill up the blank, numbered [1], [2], [3], [4], [5], and [6] in the passage given below with the most appropriate word from the option given for blank.

"Between the year 1946 and the year 1995, I did not file any income tax returns." With that [1] statement soubhik embarked on an account of his encounter with the Income Tax Department. "I originally owed Rs. 20,000 in unpaid taxes. With [2] and [3], the 20,000 became 60,000. The Income Tax  Department then went into action, and I learned first-hand just how much power the Tax Department wields. Royalties and trust funds can be [4]; automobiles may be [5] and auctioned off. Nothing belongs to the [6] until the case is settled".

Fill in the blank [4].

closed

detached

attached

impounded

Concept: Fill in the Blanks (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1] 11

Fill up the blank, numbered [1], [2], [3], [4], [5], and [6] in the passage given below with the most appropriate word from the option given for blank.

"Between the year 1946 and the year 1995, I did not file any income tax returns." With that [1] statement soubhik embarked on an account of his encounter with the Income Tax Department. "I originally owed Rs. 20,000 in unpaid taxes. With [2] and [3], the 20,000 became 60,000. The Income Tax  Department then went into action, and I learned first-hand just how much power the Tax Department wields. Royalties and trust funds can be [4]; automobiles may be [5] and auctioned off. Nothing belongs to the [6] until the case is settled".

Fill in the blank [5].

smashed

seized

dismantled

frozen

Concept: Fill in the Blanks (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1] 12

Fill up the blank, numbered [1], [2], [3], [4], [5], and [6] in the passage given below with the most appropriate word from the option given for blank.

"Between the year 1946 and the year 1995, I did not file any income tax returns." With that [1] statement soubhik embarked on an account of his encounter with the Income Tax Department. "I originally owed Rs. 20,000 in unpaid taxes. With [2] and [3], the 20,000 became 60,000. The Income Tax  Department then went into action, and I learned first-hand just how much power the Tax Department wields. Royalties and trust funds can be [4]; automobiles may be [5] and auctioned off. Nothing belongs to the [6] until the case is settled".

Fill in the blank [6].

purchaser

victim

investor

offender

Concept: Fill in the Blanks (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1] 13

Four alternative summaries are given the text. Choose the option that best captures the essence of the text. 

Some decisions will be fairly obvious- "no-brainers". Your bank account is low, but you have a two-week vacation coming up and you want to get away to some place warm to relax with your family. Will you accept your in-laws' offer of free use of their Florida beach front condo? Sure. You like your employer and feel ready to move forward in your career. Will you step in for your boss for three weeks while she attends a professional development course? Of course.

A. Some decisions are obvious under certain circumstances. You may, for example, readily accept a relative's offer of free holiday accommodation. Or step in for your boss when she is away.

B. Some decisions are no-brainers. You need not think when making them. Examples are condo offers from inlaws and job offers from bosses when your bank account is low or boss is away.

C. Easy decisions are called "no-brainers" because they do not require any cerebral activity. Examples such as accepting free holiday accommodation around in our lives.

D Accepting an offer from in-laws when you are short on funds and want a holiday is a no-brainer. Another no-brainer is taking the boss's job when she is away.

A

B

C

D

Concept: Comprehension Passages (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1] 14

Four alternative summaries are given for the text. Choose the option that best captures the essence of the text.

Physically, inertia is a feeling that you just can't move. Mentally, it is a sluggish mind. Even if you try to be sensitive, if your mind is sluggish, you just don't feel anything intensely. You may even see a tragedy enacted in front of your eyes and not be able to respond meaningfully. You may see one person exploiting another, one group persecuting another and not be able to get angry. Your energy is frozen. You are not deliberately refusing to act, you just don't have the capacity.

  1. Inertia makes your body and mind sluggish. They become insensitive to tragedies, exploitation and persecution because it freezes you energy and decapitates it.
  2. When you have inertia, you don't act although you see one person exploiting another or one group persecuting another. You don't get angry because you are incapable.
  3. Inertia is of two types - Physical and Mental. Physical inertia restricts bodily movements. Mental inertia prevents response to events enacted in front of your eyes.
  4. Physical inertia stops your body from moving, mental inertia freezes your energy and stops your mind from responding meaningful to events, even tragedies, in front of you.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below

A

B

C

D

Concept: Vocabulary (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1] 15

For the word, a contextual sentence is given. Pick the word from the alternatives given, that is most inappropriate in the given context. 
SPECIOUS: A specious argument is not simply a fast one but one that has the ring of truth.

Deceitful 

Fallacious 

Credible

Deceptive

Concept: Vocabulary (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1] 16

For the word, a contextual sentence is given. Pick the word from the alternatives given, that is most inappropriate in the given context.
OBVIATE: The new mass transit system may obviate the need for the use of personal cares

Prevent 

Forestall

Preclude

Bolster

Concept: Vocabulary (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1] 17

For the word, a contextual sentence is given. Pick the word from the alternatives given, that is most inappropriate in the given context.
DISUSE: Some words fall into disuse as technology makes objects obsolete.

Prevalent 

Discarded

Obliterated

Unfashionable

Concept: Vocabulary (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1] 18

For the word, a contextual sentence is given. Pick the word from the alternatives given, that is most inappropriate in the given context.
PARSIMONIOUS: The evidence was constructed parsimonious scraps of information.

Prevalent

Penurious 

Thrifty

Altruistic

Concept: Vocabulary (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1] 19

For the word, a contextual sentence is given. Pick the word from the alternatives given, that is most inappropriate in the given context.
FACETIOUS: When I suggested that war is a method of controlling population, my father remarked that I was being facetious.

Jovian 

Jovial 

Jocular

Joking

Concept: Vocabulary (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1] 20

Answer the question based on the following information. Indicate which of the statements given with that particular question consistent with the description of unreasonable man in the passage below.

Unreasonableness is a tendency to do socially permissible things at the wrong time. The unreasonable man is the sort of person who comes to confide in you when you are busy. He serenades his beloved when she is ill. He asks a man who has just lost money by paying a bill for a friend to pay a bill for him. He invites a friend to go for a ride just after the friend has finished a long car trip. He is eager to offer services wh1ch are not wanted, but which cannot be politely refused. If he is present at an arbitration, he stirs up dissension between the two parties, who were really anxious to agree. Such is the unreasonable man.

The unreasonable man tends to 

Entertain women

be a successful arbitrator when dissenting parties are anxious to agree

be helpful when solicited

tell a long story to people who have heard it many times before

Concept: Comprehension Passages (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1] 21

Answer the question based on the following information. Indicate which of the statements given with that particular question consistent with the description of unreasonable man in the passage below.

Unreasonableness is a tendency to do socially permissible things at the wrong time. The unreasonable man is the sort of person who comes to confide in you when you are busy. He serenades his beloved when she is ill. He asks a man who has just lost money by paying a bill for a friend to pay a bill for him. He invites a friend to go for a ride just after the friend has finished a long car trip. He is eager to offer services wh1ch are not wanted, but which cannot be politely refused. If he is present at an arbitration, he stirs up dissension between the two parties, who were really anxious to agree. Such is the unreasonable man.

The unreasonable man tends to 

bring a higher bidder to a salesman who has just dosed a deal

disclose confidential tnformat1on to others

sing the praise of the bride when he goes to a wedding

sleep late and rise early

Concept: Comprehension Passages (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1] 22

In the following sentence, a part of the sentence is underlined. Beneath each sentence, four different ways of paraphrasing the underlined part are indicated. Choose the best alternative among the four options.
The management can still hire freely but cannot scold freely.

cannot scold at will

cannot give umbrage

cannot take decision to scold

cannot scold wilfully 

Concept: Incorrect/Correct Sentences (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1] 23

In the following sentence, a part of the sentence is underlined. Beneath each sentence, four different ways of paraphrasing the underlined part are indicated. Choose the best alternative among the four options.
This government has given subsidies to the Navratnas, but there is no telling whether the subsequent one will do.

whether the subsequent government will do so

if the government to follow will accept the policy

if the government to follow will adhere to the policy 

no telling whether the subsequent one will do so

Concept: Incorrect/Correct Sentences (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1] 24

In the following sentence, a part of the sentence is underlined. Beneath each sentence, four different ways of paraphrasing the underlined part are indicated. Choose the best alternative among the four options.
The Romanians may be restive under soviet direction, but they are tied to Moscow by ideological and military links.

they are close to Moscow from ideological and military perspective

they are preparing for a greater revolution

secretly they rather enjoy the prestige of being protected by the mighty soviets

there is nothing they can do about it

Concept: Incorrect/Correct Sentences (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1] 25

In the following question, a related pair of word or phrase is followed by a pair of words or phrase. Select the pair that best expresses a relationship similar to the one expressed in the original pair.

Dulcet: Raucous 

Sweet: Song 

Crazy: Insane

Palliative: Exacerbating

Theory: Practical

Concept: Idioms and Phrases (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1] 26

In the following question, a related pair of word or phrase is followed by a pair of words or phrase. Select the pair that best expresses a relationship similar to the one expressed in the original pair.

Malapropism: Words

Anachronism: Time 

Ellipsis: Sentence 

Jinjanthropism: Apes

Catechism: Religion

Concept: Idioms and Phrases (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1] 27

In the following question, a related pair of word or phrase is followed by a pair of words or phrase. Select the pair that best expresses a relationship similar to the one expressed in the original pair.

Peel: Peal

Coat: Rind 

Laugh: Bell 

Rain: Reign

Brain: Cranium

Concept: Idioms and Phrases (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1] 28

In view of the passage given below. Choose the best option for question.

When talks come to how India has done for itself in 50 years of Independence, the world has nothing but praise for our success in remaining a democracy. On other fronts, the applause is less loud. In absolute terms, India has not done too badly, of course, life expectancy has increased. So has literacy. Industry, which was barely a fledging, has grown tremendously. And as far as agriculture is concerned, India has been transformed from a country perpetually on the edge of starvation into a success story held up for others to emulate. But these are competitive times when change is rapid, and to walk slowly when the rest of the world is running is almost as bad as standing still on walking backwards.

Compared with large chunks of what was then the developing 'world South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia. China and what was till lately a separate Hong Kong-India has fared abysmally. It began with a far better infrastructure than most of these countries had. It suffered hardly or not at all during the Second World War. It had advantages like an English speaking elite, quality scientific manpower (including a Nobel laureate and others who could be ranked among the world's best) and excellent business acumen. Yet, today, when countries are ranked according to their global competitiveness. it is tiny Singapore that figures at the top. Hong Kong is an export powerhouse. So is Taiwan. If a symbol were needed of how far we have fallen back. note that while Korean Cielos are sold in India, no one in South Korea is rushing to buy an Indian car. The reasons list themselves. Topmost is economic isolationism.

The government discouraged imports and encouraged self-sufficiency. Whatever the aim was, the result was the creation of a totally inefficient industry that failed to keep pace with global trends and, therefore. became absolutely uncompetitive. only when the trade gates were opened a little did this become apparent. The years since then have been spent merely trying to catch up. That the government actually sheltered its industrialists from foreign competition is a little strange. For in all other respects, it operated under the conviction that businessmen were little more than crookS how were to be prevented from entering the most important areas of the economy, how we're to be hamstrung in as many ways as possible, how we're to be tolerated in the same way as an inexcusable wan. The high expropriation rates of taxation. the licensing Jaws, the reservation of whole swathes of the industry for the public sector, and the granting of monopolies to the public sector firms were the principal manifestations of this attitude. The government forgot that before wealth could be distributed, it had to be created.

The government forgot that it itself could not create, but only squander wealth. some of the manifestations of the old attitude have changed. Tax rates have fallen. Licensing has been a but abolished. And the gates of global trade have been opened wide. But most of these Changes were first by circumstances partly by the foreign exchange bankruptcy of 1991 ana the recognition that the government could no longer muster the funds of support the public sector, leave alone expand it. Whether the attitude of the government itself. or that of more than handful of ministers has changed, is open to question. In many other ways, however, the government has not changed one with. Business still has to negotiate a welter of negotiations. Transparency is still a long way off. And there is no exit policy. In defending the existing policy, politicians betray an inability to see beyond their noses. A no-exit policy for labour is equivalent to a no-entry policy for new business If one industry is not allowed to retrench labour, other industries will think a hundre<l times before employing new Jabour. Jn other ways too, the government hurts industries.

Public sector monopolies like the department of telecommunications and Yidesh sanchar Nigam Ltd. make it possible for Indian business to operate only at a cost several times that of their counterparts abroad The infrastructure is in a shambles partly because it is unable to formulate a sufficiently remunerative policy for private business, and partly because it does not have the stomach to change market rates for services. After a burst of activity in the early nineties, the government iS dragging itS feet. At the rate, it is going. it will be another fifty years before the government realizes that a pro-buSiness policy is the best pro-people policy By then, of course, the wor1a woul<l nave move<l even farther ahead.

The writer's attitude towards the Government is.

critical

ironical

sarcastic

derisive

Concept: Comprehension Passages (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1] 29

In view of the passage given below. Choose the best option for question.

When talks come to how India has done for itself in 50 years of Independence, the world has nothing but praise for our success in remaining a democracy. On other fronts, the applause is less loud. In absolute terms, India has not done too badly, of course, life expectancy has increased. So has literacy. Industry, which was barely a fledging, has grown tremendously. And as far as agriculture is concerned, India has been transformed from a country perpetually on the edge of starvation into a success story held up for others to emulate. But these are competitive times when change is rapid, and to walk slowly when the rest of the world is running is almost as bad as standing still on walking backwards.

Compared with large chunks of what was then the developing 'world South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia. China and what was till lately a separate Hong Kong-India has fared abysmally. It began with a far better infrastructure than most of these countries had. It suffered hardly or not at all during the Second World War. It had advantages like an English speaking elite, quality scientific manpower (including a Nobel laureate and others who could be ranked among the world's best) and excellent business acumen. Yet, today, when countries are ranked according to their global competitiveness. it is tiny Singapore that figures at the top. Hong Kong is an export powerhouse. So is Taiwan. If a symbol were needed of how far we have fallen back. note that while Korean Cielos are sold in India, no one in South Korea is rushing to buy an Indian car. The reasons list themselves. Topmost is economic isolationism.

The government discouraged imports and encouraged self-sufficiency. Whatever the aim was, the result was the creation of a totally inefficient industry that failed to keep pace with global trends and, therefore. became absolutely uncompetitive. only when the trade gates were opened a little did this become apparent. The years since then have been spent merely trying to catch up. That the government actually sheltered its industrialists from foreign competition is a little strange. For in all other respects, it operated under the conviction that businessmen were little more than crookS how were to be prevented from entering the most important areas of the economy, how we're to be hamstrung in as many ways as possible, how we're to be tolerated in the same way as an inexcusable wan. The high expropriation rates of taxation. the licensing Jaws, the reservation of whole swathes of the industry for the public sector, and the granting of monopolies to the public sector firms were the principal manifestations of this attitude. The government forgot that before wealth could be distributed, it had to be created.

The government forgot that it itself could not create, but only squander wealth. some of the manifestations of the old attitude have changed. Tax rates have fallen. Licensing has been a but abolished. And the gates of global trade have been opened wide. But most of these Changes were first by circumstances partly by the foreign exchange bankruptcy of 1991 ana the recognition that the government could no longer muster the funds of support the public sector, leave alone expand it. Whether the attitude of the government itself. or that of more than handful of ministers has changed, is open to question. In many other ways, however, the government has not changed one with. Business still has to negotiate a welter of negotiations. Transparency is still a long way off. And there is no exit policy. In defending the existing policy, politicians betray an inability to see beyond their noses. A no-exit policy for labour is equivalent to a no-entry policy for new business If one industry is not allowed to retrench labour, other industries will think a hundred times before employing new labour. In other way too, the government hurts industries.

Public sector monopolies like the department of telecommunications and Yidesh sanchar Nigam Ltd. make it possible for Indian business to operate only at a cost several times that of their counterparts abroad The infrastructure is in a shambles partly because it is unable to formulate a sufficiently remunerative policy for private business, and partly because it does not have the stomach to change market rates for services. After a burst of activity in the early nineties, the government iS dragging itS feet. At the rate, it is going. it will be another fifty years before the government realizes that a pro-business policy is the best pro-people policy By then, of course, the world would have moved even further ahead. 

The writer is surprised at the Government's attitude toward its Industrialists because.

the government did not need to protect us industrialists 

the issue of competition was non - existent

the government looked upon its industrialists as crooks

the attitude was a conundrum

Concept: Comprehension Passages (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1] 30

In view of the passage given below. Choose the best option for question.

When talks come to how India has done for itself in 50 years of Independence, the world has nothing but praise for our success in remaining a democracy. On other fronts, the applause is less loud. In absolute terms, India has not done too badly, of course, life expectancy has increased. So has literacy. Industry, which was barely a fledging, has grown tremendously. And as far as agriculture is concerned, India has been transformed from a country perpetually on the edge of starvation into a success story held up for others to emulate. But these are competitive times when change is rapid, and to walk slowly when the rest of the world is running is almost as bad as standing still on walking backwards.

Compared with large chunks of what was then the developing 'world South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia. China and what was till lately a separate Hong Kong-India has fared abysmally. It began with a far better infrastructure than most of these countries had. It suffered hardly or not at all during the Second World War. It had advantages like an English speaking elite, quality scientific manpower (including a Nobel laureate and others who could be ranked among the world's best) and excellent business acumen. Yet, today, when countries are ranked according to their global competitiveness. it is tiny Singapore that figures at the top. Hong Kong is an export powerhouse. So is Taiwan. If a symbol were needed of how far we have fallen back. note that while Korean Cielos are sold in India, no one in South Korea is rushing to buy an Indian car. The reasons list themselves. Topmost is economic isolationism.

The government discouraged imports and encouraged self-sufficiency. Whatever the aim was, the result was the creation of a totally inefficient industry that failed to keep pace with global trends and, therefore. became absolutely uncompetitive. only when the trade gates were opened a little did this become apparent. The years since then have been spent merely trying to catch up. That the government actually sheltered its industrialists from foreign competition is a little strange. For in all other respects, it operated under the conviction that businessmen were little more than crookS how were to be prevented from entering the most important areas of the economy, how we're to be hamstrung in as many ways as possible, how we're to be tolerated in the same way as an inexcusable wan. The high expropriation rates of taxation. the licensing Jaws, the reservation of whole swathes of the industry for the public sector, and the granting of monopolies to the public sector firms were the principal manifestations of this attitude. The government forgot that before wealth could be distributed, it had to be created.

The government forgot that it itself could not create, but only squander wealth. some of the manifestations of the old attitude have changed. Tax rates have fallen. Licensing has been a but abolished. And the gates of global trade have been opened wide. But most of these Changes were first by circumstances partly by the foreign exchange bankruptcy of 1991 ana the recognition that the government could no longer muster the funds of support the public sector, leave alone expand it. Whether the attitude of the government itself. or that of more than handful of ministers has changed, is open to question. In many other ways, however, the government has not changed one with. Business still has to negotiate a welter of negotiations. Transparency is still a long way off. And there is no exit policy. In defending the existing policy, politicians betray an inability to see beyond their noses. A no-exit policy for labour is equivalent to a no-entry policy for new business If one industry is not allowed to retrench labour, other industries will think a hundred times before employing new labour. In other way too, the government hurts industries.

Public sector monopolies like the department of telecommunications and Yidesh sanchar Nigam Ltd. make it possible for Indian business to operate only at a cost several times that of their counterparts abroad The infrastructure is in a shambles partly because it is unable to formulate a sufficiently remunerative policy for private business, and partly because it does not have the stomach to change market rates for services. After a burst of activity in the early nineties, the government iS dragging itS feet. At the rate, it is going. it will be another fifty years before the government realizes that a pro-business policy is the best pro-people policy By then, of course, the world would have moved even further ahead. 

The Government was compelled to open the economy due to...

pressure from international market

pressure from domestic market

foreign change bankruptcy and pauotr or funds wilh the government

All of the above

Concept: Comprehension Passages (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1] 31

In view of the passage given below. Choose the best option for question.

When talks come to how India has done for itself in 50 years of Independence, the world has nothing but praise for our success in remaining a democracy. On other fronts, the applause is less loud. In absolute terms, India has not done too badly, of course, life expectancy has increased. So has literacy. Industry, which was barely a fledging, has grown tremendously. And as far as agriculture is concerned, India has been transformed from a country perpetually on the edge of starvation into a success story held up for others to emulate. But these are competitive times when change is rapid, and to walk slowly when the rest of the world is running is almost as bad as standing still on walking backwards.

Compared with large chunks of what was then the developing 'world South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia. China and what was till lately a separate Hong Kong-India has fared abysmally. It began with a far better infrastructure than most of these countries had. It suffered hardly or not at all during the Second World War. It had advantages like an English speaking elite, quality scientific manpower (including a Nobel laureate and others who could be ranked among the world's best) and excellent business acumen. Yet, today, when countries are ranked according to their global competitiveness. it is tiny Singapore that figures at the top. Hong Kong is an export powerhouse. So is Taiwan. If a symbol were needed of how far we have fallen back. note that while Korean Cielos are sold in India, no one in South Korea is rushing to buy an Indian car. The reasons list themselves. Topmost is economic isolationism.

The government discouraged imports and encouraged self-sufficiency. Whatever the aim was, the result was the creation of a totally inefficient industry that failed to keep pace with global trends and, therefore. became absolutely uncompetitive. only when the trade gates were opened a little did this become apparent. The years since then have been spent merely trying to catch up. That the government actually sheltered its industrialists from foreign competition is a little strange. For in all other respects, it operated under the conviction that businessmen were little more than crookS how were to be prevented from entering the most important areas of the economy, how we're to be hamstrung in as many ways as possible, how we're to be tolerated in the same way as an inexcusable wan. The high expropriation rates of taxation. the licensing Jaws, the reservation of whole swathes of the industry for the public sector, and the granting of monopolies to the public sector firms were the principal manifestations of this attitude. The government forgot that before wealth could be distributed, it had to be created.

The government forgot that it itself could not create, but only squander wealth. some of the manifestations of the old attitude have changed. Tax rates have fallen. Licensing has been a but abolished. And the gates of global trade have been opened wide. But most of these Changes were first by circumstances partly by the foreign exchange bankruptcy of 1991 ana the recognition that the government could no longer muster the funds of support the public sector, leave alone expand it. Whether the attitude of the government itself. or that of more than handful of ministers has changed, is open to question. In many other ways, however, the government has not changed one with. Business still has to negotiate a welter of negotiations. Transparency is still a long way off. And there is no exit policy. In defending the existing policy, politicians betray an inability to see beyond their noses. A no-exit policy for labour is equivalent to a no-entry policy for new business If one industry is not allowed to retrench labour, other industries will think a hundred times before employing new labour. In other way too, the government hurts industries.

Public sector monopolies like the department of telecommunications and Yidesh Sanchar Nigam Ltd. make it possible for Indian business to operate only at a cost several times that of their counterparts abroad The infrastructure is in a shambles partly because it is unable to formulate a sufficiently remunerative policy for private business, and partly because it does not have the stomach to change market rates for services. After a burst of activity in the early nineties, the government iS dragging itS feet. At the rate, it is going. it will be another fifty years before the government realizes that a pro-business policy is the best pro-people policy By then, of course, the world would have moved even further ahead. 

The writer ends the passage on a note of...

cautious optimism

pessimism

optimism

pragmatism

Concept: Comprehension Passages (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1] 32

In view of the passage given below. Choose the best option for question.

When talks come to how India has done for itself in 50 years of Independence, the world has nothing but praise for our success in remaining a democracy. On other fronts, the applause is less loud. In absolute terms, India has not done too badly, of course, life expectancy has increased. So has literacy. Industry, which was barely a fledging, has grown tremendously. And as far as agriculture is concerned, India has been transformed from a country perpetually on the edge of starvation into a success story held up for others to emulate. But these are competitive times when change is rapid, and to walk slowly when the rest of the world is running is almost as bad as standing still on walking backwards.

Compared with large chunks of what was then the developing 'world South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia. China and what was till lately a separate Hong Kong-India has fared abysmally. It began with a far better infrastructure than most of these countries had. It suffered hardly or not at all during the Second World War. It had advantages like an English speaking elite, quality scientific manpower (including a Nobel laureate and others who could be ranked among the world's best) and excellent business acumen. Yet, today, when countries are ranked according to their global competitiveness. it is tiny Singapore that figures at the top. Hong Kong is an export powerhouse. So is Taiwan. If a symbol were needed of how far we have fallen back. note that while Korean Cielos are sold in India, no one in South Korea is rushing to buy an Indian car. The reasons list themselves. Topmost is economic isolationism.

The government discouraged imports and encouraged self-sufficiency. Whatever the aim was, the result was the creation of a totally inefficient industry that failed to keep pace with global trends and, therefore. became absolutely uncompetitive. only when the trade gates were opened a little did this become apparent. The years since then have been spent merely trying to catch up. That the government actually sheltered its industrialists from foreign competition is a little strange. For in all other respects, it operated under the conviction that businessmen were little more than crookS how were to be prevented from entering the most important areas of the economy, how we're to be hamstrung in as many ways as possible, how we're to be tolerated in the same way as an inexcusable wan. The high expropriation rates of taxation. the licensing Jaws, the reservation of whole swathes of the industry for the public sector, and the granting of monopolies to the public sector firms were the principal manifestations of this attitude. The government forgot that before wealth could be distributed, it had to be created.

The government forgot that it itself could not create, but only squander wealth. some of the manifestations of the old attitude have changed. Tax rates have fallen. Licensing has been a but abolished. And the gates of global trade have been opened wide. But most of these Changes were first by circumstances partly by the foreign exchange bankruptcy of 1991 ana the recognition that the government could no longer muster the funds of support the public sector, leave alone expand it. Whether the attitude of the government itself. or that of more than handful of ministers has changed, is open to question. In many other ways, however, the government has not changed one with. Business still has to negotiate a welter of negotiations. Transparency is still a long way off. And there is no exit policy. In defending the existing policy, politicians betray an inability to see beyond their noses. A no-exit policy for labour is equivalent to a no-entry policy for new business If one industry is not allowed to retrench labour, other industries will think a hundred times before employing new labour. In other way too, the government hurts industries.

Public sector monopolies like the department of telecommunications and Yidesh Sanchar Nigam Ltd. make it possible for Indian business to operate only at a cost several times that of their counterparts abroad The infrastructure is in a shambles partly because it is unable to formulate a sufficiently remunerative policy for private business, and partly because it does not have the stomach to change market rates for services. After a burst of activity in the early nineties, the government iS dragging itS feet. At the rate, it is going. it will be another fifty years before the government realizes that a pro-business policy is the best pro-people policy By then, of course, the world would have moved even further ahead. 

According to the writer India should have performed better than me other Asian nations because....

It had adequate infrastructure

it had better infrastructure

it had better politicians who could take the required decisions 

All of the above

Concept: Comprehension Passages (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1] 33

In view of the passage given below. Choose the best option for question.

When talks come to how India has done for itself in 50 years of Independence, the world has nothing but praise for our success in remaining a democracy. On other fronts, the applause is less loud. In absolute terms, India has not done too badly, of course, life expectancy has increased. So has literacy. Industry, which was barely a fledging, has grown tremendously. And as far as agriculture is concerned, India has been transformed from a country perpetually on the edge of starvation into a success story held up for others to emulate. But these are competitive times when change is rapid, and to walk slowly when the rest of the world is running is almost as bad as standing still on walking backwards.

Compared with large chunks of what was then the developing 'world South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia. China and what was till lately a separate Hong Kong-India has fared abysmally. It began with a far better infrastructure than most of these countries had. It suffered hardly or not at all during the Second World War. It had advantages like an English speaking elite, quality scientific manpower (including a Nobel laureate and others who could be ranked among the world's best) and excellent business acumen. Yet, today, when countries are ranked according to their global competitiveness. it is tiny Singapore that figures at the top. Hong Kong is an export powerhouse. So is Taiwan. If a symbol were needed of how far we have fallen back. note that while Korean Cielos are sold in India, no one in South Korea is rushing to buy an Indian car. The reasons list themselves. Topmost is economic isolationism.

The government discouraged imports and encouraged self-sufficiency. Whatever the aim was, the result was the creation of a totally inefficient industry that failed to keep pace with global trends and, therefore. became absolutely uncompetitive. only when the trade gates were opened a little did this become apparent. The years since then have been spent merely trying to catch up. That the government actually sheltered its industrialists from foreign competition is a little strange. For in all other respects, it operated under the conviction that businessmen were little more than crookS how were to be prevented from entering the most important areas of the economy, how we're to be hamstrung in as many ways as possible, how we're to be tolerated in the same way as an inexcusable wan. The high expropriation rates of taxation. the licensing Jaws, the reservation of whole swathes of the industry for the public sector, and the granting of monopolies to the public sector firms were the principal manifestations of this attitude. The government forgot that before wealth could be distributed, it had to be created.

The government forgot that it itself could not create, but only squander wealth. some of the manifestations of the old attitude have changed. Tax rates have fallen. Licensing has been a but abolished. And the gates of global trade have been opened wide. But most of these Changes were first by circumstances partly by the foreign exchange bankruptcy of 1991 ana the recognition that the government could no longer muster the funds of support the public sector, leave alone expand it. Whether the attitude of the government itself. or that of more than handful of ministers has changed, is open to question. In many other ways, however, the government has not changed one with. Business still has to negotiate a welter of negotiations. Transparency is still a long way off. And there is no exit policy. In defending the existing policy, politicians betray an inability to see beyond their noses. A no-exit policy for labour is equivalent to a no-entry policy for new business If one industry is not allowed to retrench labour, other industries will think a hundred times before employing new labour. In other way too, the government hurts industries.

Public sector monopolies like the department of telecommunications and Yidesh Sanchar Nigam Ltd. make it possible for Indian business to operate only at a cost several times that of their counterparts abroad The infrastructure is in a shambles partly because it is unable to formulate a sufficiently remunerative policy for private business, and partly because it does not have the stomach to change market rates for services. After a burst of activity in the early nineties, the government iS dragging itS feet. At the rate, it is going. it will be another fifty years before the government realizes that a pro-business policy is the best pro-people policy By then, of course, the world would have moved even further ahead. 

India was in better condition than the other Asian nations because...

it did not face the ravages of the second world war

it had an English speaking populace and good business sense.

it had enough wealth through its exports

Both (a) and (b)

Concept: Comprehension Passages (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1] 34

In view of the passage given below. Choose the best option for question.

When talks come to how India has done for itself in 50 years of Independence, the world has nothing but praise for our success in remaining a democracy. On other fronts, the applause is less loud. In absolute terms, India has not done too badly, of course, life expectancy has increased. So has literacy. Industry, which was barely a fledging, has grown tremendously. And as far as agriculture is concerned, India has been transformed from a country perpetually on the edge of starvation into a success story held up for others to emulate. But these are competitive times when change is rapid, and to walk slowly when the rest of the world is running is almost as bad as standing still on walking backwards.

Compared with large chunks of what was then the developing 'world South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia. China and what was till lately a separate Hong Kong-India has fared abysmally. It began with a far better infrastructure than most of these countries had. It suffered hardly or not at all during the Second World War. It had advantages like an English speaking elite, quality scientific manpower (including a Nobel laureate and others who could be ranked among the world's best) and excellent business acumen. Yet, today, when countries are ranked according to their global competitiveness. it is tiny Singapore that figures at the top. Hong Kong is an export powerhouse. So is Taiwan. If a symbol were needed of how far we have fallen back. note that while Korean Cielos are sold in India, no one in South Korea is rushing to buy an Indian car. The reasons list themselves. Topmost is economic isolationism.

The government discouraged imports and encouraged self-sufficiency. Whatever the aim was, the result was the creation of a totally inefficient industry that failed to keep pace with global trends and, therefore. became absolutely uncompetitive. only when the trade gates were opened a little did this become apparent. The years since then have been spent merely trying to catch up. That the government actually sheltered its industrialists from foreign competition is a little strange. For in all other respects, it operated under the conviction that businessmen were little more than crookS how were to be prevented from entering the most important areas of the economy, how we're to be hamstrung in as many ways as possible, how we're to be tolerated in the same way as an inexcusable wan. The high expropriation rates of taxation. the licensing Jaws, the reservation of whole swathes of the industry for the public sector, and the granting of monopolies to the public sector firms were the principal manifestations of this attitude. The government forgot that before wealth could be distributed, it had to be created.

The government forgot that it itself could not create, but only squander wealth. some of the manifestations of the old attitude have changed. Tax rates have fallen. Licensing has been a but abolished. And the gates of global trade have been opened wide. But most of these Changes were first by circumstances partly by the foreign exchange bankruptcy of 1991 ana the recognition that the government could no longer muster the funds of support the public sector, leave alone expand it. Whether the attitude of the government itself. or that of more than handful of ministers has changed, is open to question. In many other ways, however, the government has not changed one with. Business still has to negotiate a welter of negotiations. Transparency is still a long way off. And there is no exit policy. In defending the existing policy, politicians betray an inability to see beyond their noses. A no-exit policy for labour is equivalent to a no-entry policy for new business If one industry is not allowed to retrench labour, other industries will think a hundred times before employing new labour. In other way too, the government hurts industries.

Public sector monopolies like the department of telecommunications and Yidesh Sanchar Nigam Ltd. make it possible for Indian business to operate only at a cost several times that of their counterparts abroad The infrastructure is in a shambles partly because it is unable to formulate a sufficiently remunerative policy for private business, and partly because it does not have the stomach to change market rates for services. After a burst of activity in the early nineties, the government iS dragging itS feet. At the rate, it is going. it will be another fifty years before the government realizes that a pro-business policy is the best pro-people policy By then, of course, the world would have moved even further ahead. 

The major reason for India's poor performance is....

economic isolationism

economic mismanagement

inefficient industry

All of these

Concept: Comprehension Passages (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1] 35

In view of the passage given below. Choose the best option for question.

When talks come to how India has done for itself in 50 years of Independence, the world has nothing but praise for our success in remaining a democracy. On other fronts, the applause is less loud. In absolute terms, India has not done too badly, of course, life expectancy has increased. So has literacy. Industry, which was barely a fledging, has grown tremendously. And as far as agriculture is concerned, India has been transformed from a country perpetually on the edge of starvation into a success story held up for others to emulate. But these are competitive times when change is rapid, and to walk slowly when the rest of the world is running is almost as bad as standing still on walking backwards.

Compared with large chunks of what was then the developing 'world South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia. China and what was till lately a separate Hong Kong-India has fared abysmally. It began with a far better infrastructure than most of these countries had. It suffered hardly or not at all during the Second World War. It had advantages like an English speaking elite, quality scientific manpower (including a Nobel laureate and others who could be ranked among the world's best) and excellent business acumen. Yet, today, when countries are ranked according to their global competitiveness. it is tiny Singapore that figures at the top. Hong Kong is an export powerhouse. So is Taiwan. If a symbol were needed of how far we have fallen back. note that while Korean Cielos are sold in India, no one in South Korea is rushing to buy an Indian car. The reasons list themselves. Topmost is economic isolationism.

The government discouraged imports and encouraged self-sufficiency. Whatever the aim was, the result was the creation of a totally inefficient industry that failed to keep pace with global trends and, therefore. became absolutely uncompetitive. only when the trade gates were opened a little did this become apparent. The years since then have been spent merely trying to catch up. That the government actually sheltered its industrialists from foreign competition is a little strange. For in all other respects, it operated under the conviction that businessmen were little more than crookS how were to be prevented from entering the most important areas of the economy, how we're to be hamstrung in as many ways as possible, how we're to be tolerated in the same way as an inexcusable wan. The high expropriation rates of taxation. the licensing Jaws, the reservation of whole swathes of the industry for the public sector, and the granting of monopolies to the public sector firms were the principal manifestations of this attitude. The government forgot that before wealth could be distributed, it had to be created.

The government forgot that it itself could not create, but only squander wealth. some of the manifestations of the old attitude have changed. Tax rates have fallen. Licensing has been a but abolished. And the gates of global trade have been opened wide. But most of these Changes were first by circumstances partly by the foreign exchange bankruptcy of 1991 ana the recognition that the government could no longer muster the funds of support the public sector, leave alone expand it. Whether the attitude of the government itself. or that of more than handful of ministers has changed, is open to question. In many other ways, however, the government has not changed one with. Business still has to negotiate a welter of negotiations. Transparency is still a long way off. And there is no exit policy. In defending the existing policy, politicians betray an inability to see beyond their noses. A no-exit policy for labour is equivalent to a no-entry policy for new business If one industry is not allowed to retrench labour, other industries will think a hundred times before employing new labour. In other way too, the government hurts industries.

Public sector monopolies like the department of telecommunications and Yidesh Sanchar Nigam Ltd. make it possible for Indian business to operate only at a cost several times that of their counterparts abroad The infrastructure is in a shambles partly because it is unable to formulate a sufficiently remunerative policy for private business, and partly because it does not have the stomach to change market rates for services. After a burst of activity in the early nineties, the government iS dragging itS feet. At the rate, it is going. it will be another fifty years before the government realizes that a pro-business policy is the best pro-people policy By then, of course, the world would have moved even further ahead. 

One of the factors of the government's projectionist policy was ...

encouragement of imports

discouragement of imports

encouragement of exports

discouragement of exports

Concept: Comprehension Passages (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1] 36

In view of the passage given below. Choose the best option for question.

When talks come to how India has done for itself in 50 years of Independence, the world has nothing but praise for our success in remaining a democracy. On other fronts, the applause is less loud. In absolute terms, India has not done too badly, of course, life expectancy has increased. So has literacy. Industry, which was barely a fledging, has grown tremendously. And as far as agriculture is concerned, India has been transformed from a country perpetually on the edge of starvation into a success story held up for others to emulate. But these are competitive times when change is rapid, and to walk slowly when the rest of the world is running is almost as bad as standing still on walking backwards.

Compared with large chunks of what was then the developing 'world South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia. China and what was till lately a separate Hong Kong-India has fared abysmally. It began with a far better infrastructure than most of these countries had. It suffered hardly or not at all during the Second World War. It had advantages like an English speaking elite, quality scientific manpower (including a Nobel laureate and others who could be ranked among the world's best) and excellent business acumen. Yet, today, when countries are ranked according to their global competitiveness. it is tiny Singapore that figures at the top. Hong Kong is an export powerhouse. So is Taiwan. If a symbol were needed of how far we have fallen back. note that while Korean Cielos are sold in India, no one in South Korea is rushing to buy an Indian car. The reasons list themselves. Topmost is economic isolationism.

The government discouraged imports and encouraged self-sufficiency. Whatever the aim was, the result was the creation of a totally inefficient industry that failed to keep pace with global trends and, therefore. became absolutely uncompetitive. only when the trade gates were opened a little did this become apparent. The years since then have been spent merely trying to catch up. That the government actually sheltered its industrialists from foreign competition is a little strange. For in all other respects, it operated under the conviction that businessmen were little more than crookS how were to be prevented from entering the most important areas of the economy, how we're to be hamstrung in as many ways as possible, how we're to be tolerated in the same way as an inexcusable wan. The high expropriation rates of taxation. the licensing Jaws, the reservation of whole swathes of the industry for the public sector, and the granting of monopolies to the public sector firms were the principal manifestations of this attitude. The government forgot that before wealth could be distributed, it had to be created.

The government forgot that it itself could not create, but only squander wealth. some of the manifestations of the old attitude have changed. Tax rates have fallen. Licensing has been a but abolished. And the gates of global trade have been opened wide. But most of these Changes were first by circumstances partly by the foreign exchange bankruptcy of 1991 ana the recognition that the government could no longer muster the funds of support the public sector, leave alone expand it. Whether the attitude of the government itself. or that of more than handful of ministers has changed, is open to question. In many other ways, however, the government has not changed one with. Business still has to negotiate a welter of negotiations. Transparency is still a long way off. And there is no exit policy. In defending the existing policy, politicians betray an inability to see beyond their noses. A no-exit policy for labour is equivalent to a no-entry policy for new business If one industry is not allowed to retrench labour, other industries will think a hundred times before employing new labour. In other way too, the government hurts industries.

Public sector monopolies like the department of telecommunications and Yidesh sanchar Nigam Ltd. make it possible for Indian business to operate only at a cost several times that of their counterparts abroad The infrastructure is in a shambles partly because it is unable to formulate a sufficiently remunerative policy for private business, and partly because it does not have the stomach to change market rates for services. After a burst of activity in the early nineties, the government iS dragging itS feet. At the rate, it is going. it will be another fifty years before the government realizes that a pro-business policy is the best pro-people policy By then, of course, the world would have moved even further ahead. 

The example of the Korean Cielo has been presented to highlight..

India's lack of stature in the international market

India's poor performance in the international market

India's lack of creditability in the international market

India's disrepute in the international market

Concept: Comprehension Passages (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1] 37

In view of the passage given below. Choose the best option for question.

When talks come to how India has done for itself in 50 years of Independence, the world has nothing but praise for our success in remaining a democracy. On other fronts, the applause is less loud. In absolute terms, India has not done too badly, of course, life expectancy has increased. So has literacy. Industry, which was barely a fledging, has grown tremendously. And as far as agriculture is concerned, India has been transformed from a country perpetually on the edge of starvation into a success story held up for others to emulate. But these are competitive times when change is rapid, and to walk slowly when the rest of the world is running is almost as bad as standing still on walking backwards.

Compared with large chunks of what was then the developing 'world South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia. China and what was till lately a separate Hong Kong-India has fared abysmally. It began with a far better infrastructure than most of these countries had. It suffered hardly or not at all during the Second World War. It had advantages like an English speaking elite, quality scientific manpower (including a Nobel laureate and others who could be ranked among the world's best) and excellent business acumen. Yet, today, when countries are ranked according to their global competitiveness. it is tiny Singapore that figures at the top. Hong Kong is an export powerhouse. So is Taiwan. If a symbol were needed of how far we have fallen back. note that while Korean Cielos are sold in India, no one in South Korea is rushing to buy an Indian car. The reasons list themselves. Topmost is economic isolationism.

The government discouraged imports and encouraged self-sufficiency. Whatever the aim was, the result was the creation of a totally inefficient industry that failed to keep pace with global trends and, therefore. became absolutely uncompetitive. only when the trade gates were opened a little did this become apparent. The years since then have been spent merely trying to catch up. That the government actually sheltered its industrialists from foreign competition is a little strange. For in all other respects, it operated under the conviction that businessmen were little more than crookS how were to be prevented from entering the most important areas of the economy, how we're to be hamstrung in as many ways as possible, how we're to be tolerated in the same way as an inexcusable wan. The high expropriation rates of taxation. the licensing Jaws, the reservation of whole swathes of the industry for the public sector, and the granting of monopolies to the public sector firms were the principal manifestations of this attitude. The government forgot that before wealth could be distributed, it had to be created.

The government forgot that it itself could not create, but only squander wealth. some of the manifestations of the old attitude have changed. Tax rates have fallen. Licensing has been a but abolished. And the gates of global trade have been opened wide. But most of these Changes were first by circumstances partly by the foreign exchange bankruptcy of 1991 ana the recognition that the government could no longer muster the funds of support the public sector, leave alone expand it. Whether the attitude of the government itself. or that of more than handful of ministers has changed, is open to question. In many other ways, however, the government has not changed one with. Business still has to negotiate a welter of negotiations. Transparency is still a long way off. And there is no exit policy. In defending the existing policy, politicians betray an inability to see beyond their noses. A no-exit policy for labour is equivalent to a no-entry policy for new business If one industry is not allowed to retrench labour, other industries will think a hundred times before employing new labour. In other way too, the government hurts industries.

Public sector monopolies like the department of telecommunications and Yidesh sanchar Nigam Ltd. make it possible for Indian business to operate only at a cost several times that of their counterparts abroad The infrastructure is in a shambles partly because it is unable to formulate a sufficiently remunerative policy for private business, and partly because it does not have the stomach to change market rates for services. After a burst of activity in the early nineties, the government iS dragging itS feet. At the rate, it is going. it will be another fifty years before the government realizes that a pro-business policy is the best pro-people policy By then, of course, the world would have moved even further ahead. 

According to the writer..

India's politicians are myopic in their vision of the country's requirements.

India's politicians are busy lining their pockets.

India's politicians are not conversant with the needs of the present scenario.

All of the above

Concept: Comprehension Passages (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1] 38

Choose the option closest in meaning to the capitalised word.

Grandiose

imposing

unpretentious

boring

lanky

Concept: Word Meaning (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1] 39

Choose the option closest in meaning to the capitalized word.

spry

doubtful

nimble

prognosticate

leave

Concept: Word Meaning (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1] 40

Choose the option closest in meaning to the capitalized word.

Fudge 

to sweeten

smear

irritate

falsify

Concept: Word Meaning (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE
[1] 41

Attukal Pongala festival, which is figured in Guinness Book of World Records is celebrated in _______

Tamil Nadu

Kerala

Telangana

Goa

Concept: Static General Knowledge (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 42

In February 2015, which Indian Cricket legend has to been inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame?

Rahul Dravid

Anil Kumble

Sachin Tendulkar

Mohammad Azharuddin

Concept: Sports Current Affair (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 43

Which of the following acts formally introduced the principle of elections for the first time?

Indian Councils Act, 1909

Government of India Act, 1919

Government of India Act, 1935

India's Independence Act, 1947

Concept: Static General Knowledge (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 44

IRCTC has recently launched a new service called 'RuPay prepaid cards' which will enable passengers to book their tickets, do shopping and pay service bills online. This service was launched in collaboration with which bank?

Union Bank of India

State Bank of India

ICICI Bank

Bharatiya Mahila Bank

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 45

Garuda Shakti III is a military exercise between India and which country?

Nepal

Russia

Indonesia

China

Concept: Static General Knowledge (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 46

Match List-I with List-II and select the best option using the code given below the lists:

List-I (Organisation/centers) List-II (Locations)
A. High Altitude Warfare School 1. Chennai
B. Indian Air force Training Center  2.. Gulmarg
C. National Defense College 3. NewDelhi
D. Institute of National integration  4. Pune

A-2, B - 1, C - 3, D - 4

A- 1, B- 2. C- 3, D- 4

A- 1, B- 2, C- 4, D- 3

A- 2, B- 1, C- 4, D- 3

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 47

Name India's Beyond Visual Range (BVR) Air-to-Air missile which was successfully test-fired on 19 March 2015 from a Sukhoi-30 fighter aircraft?

Astra

K-100

Mitra

Tejas

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 48

The ISRO has developed a 'Flood Hazard Atlas' by mapping flood-prone and vulnerable areas in which state?

Kerala

Maharashtra

Assam

Tripura

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 49

Which South East Asian country has recently banned surrogacy service to end its flourishing rent-a-womb industry?

Singapore

Laos

Thailand

Vietnam

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 50

Which of the following is the oldest share market in India? 

Bombay

Madras

calcutta

Delhi

Concept: Economic Current Affair (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 51

The name of new Andhra Pradesh Capital is likely to be..

Amaravathi

Badrachala

Krishna Nagar

Varshavathi

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 52

The Ufa city, where annual BRICS summit-2015 is scheduled to be held is 1n which country?

China

Russia

South Africa

Brazil

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 53

The 'Ease of Doing Business Index' is prepared and published by

World Trade Organisation

World Bank Group

United Nations

European Union

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 54

Recently, the Prime Minister has launched the “Give it Up” campaign for voluntarily giving up

use of tobacco products

use of plastic

LPG subsidy

black money

Concept: Static General Knowledge (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 55

Which one of the following Railway Zones and the corresponding headquarters pairs is not correctly matched?

North Eastern Railway - Gorakhpur

South Eastern Railway - Bhubaneswar

Eastern Railway - Kolkata

South East Central Railway - Bilaspur Central Railways

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 56

Which among the following is the world's largest e-commerce company?

Amazon

eBay

Alibaba

Flipkart

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 57

Which committee was constituted by RBI to review governance of boards of banks in India?

P. J. Nayak Committee

HR Khan Committee

Harsh Vardhan Committee

K. Subramanian Committee

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 58

The recently announced 'Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana'  aims to boost

organic farming

drip irrigation

horticulture crops

vegetable production

Concept: Static General Knowledge (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 59

The winner of 2015 Malaysian Grand Prix is ____ ? 

Sebastian Vettel

Kimi Raikkonen

Lewis Hamilton

Jenson Button

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 60

Which one of the following is essentially a solo dance nowadays performance in group as well? 

Kuchipudi

Kathak

Manipuri

Mohiniattam

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 61

Who among the following was the author of Rajtarangini, commonly regarded as the first genuine history of India written by an Indian?

Banbhatta

Ravikirti

Pushpananda

Kalhana

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 62

Name the golfer who won the Indian open title on 22 February 2015.

SSP Chowrasia

Anirban Lahiri

Siddikur Rahman

Daniel Chopra

Concept: Sports Current Affair (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 63

Which space agency has successfully launched the world's first all-electric satellites in March 2015?

Russia Federal Space Agency

China National Space Administration

SpaceX

European Space Agency

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 64

Which among the following 18th century Indian rulers has been called 'Plato of his tribe'?

Sawai Jai Singh

Badam Singh

Suraj Mal

Guru Gobind Singh

Concept: History Current Affair (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 65

Bhalchandra Nemade who has been selected for the 50th Jnanpith Award for 2014, on 6 February 2015, is a famous writer in which language?

Marathi

Oriya

Malayalam

Urdu

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 66

A Snickometer is associated with which sports?

Tennis

Cricket

Hockey

Football

Concept: Sports Current Affair (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
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[1] 67

Which of the following is incorrect option?

Within the Arctic and Antarctic Circles there is at least one day in the year during which the sun does not set and at least one day on which it never rises.

At the North Pole there is darkness for half the year.

At the summer solstice, the sun shines vertically over the Tropic of Capricorn.

The sun shines vertically over the Equator twice in the year.

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 68

What is the correct sequence of the following movements in chronological order?
1. Civil Disobedience Movement 
2. Khilafat Movement 
3. Home Rule Movement 
4. Quit India Movement 

1, 2, 3, 4

4, 3, 2, 1

3, 2, 1, 4

2, 4, 1, 3

Concept: History Current Affair (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 69

Recently, which country became the first member country to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to submit its action plan on Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC)?

India

Switzerland

Australia

Singapore

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 70

Lysosomes, which are known as suicide bags, are produced by which organelle?

Mitochondria

Golgi body

Ribosome

Peroxisome

Concept: General Science (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 71

Which is the single policy rate to unambiguously signal the stance of monetary policy as recently recommended by RBI? 

PLR

Repo

Bank

CLR

Concept: Economic Current Affair (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 72

Which city has become India's first fully WiFi-enabled metro city on 5 February 2015?

Mumbai

Kolkata

Chennai

Delhi

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 73

Who among the following is India's first Chief of Cyber Security?

BJ Srinath

Gulshan Rai

AS Kamble

Amardeep S Chawla

Concept: Static General Knowledge (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 74

Which one of the following is the online grievances monitoring portals launched by union government for Indians living abroad?

Madad

Sankalp

Mythri

Rakshan

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 75

Which of the following is a Direct Tax?

Excise duty

Sales tax

Income tax

None of the above

Concept: Economic Current Affair (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 76

Indian Space Research Organisation was recently conferred 'Space Pioneer Award' by the National Space Society (NSS) of which country over the historic feat on successfully sending an orbit to Martian atmosphere in its very first attempt?

France

European Union

China

USA

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 77

Recently in which country did Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurate the first of the eight Coastal Surveillance Radar Systems (CSRS) being set up by India?

Mauritius

Maldives

Sri Lanka

Seychelles

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 78

Greece and Turkey are working to resolve their dispute over sovereignty and related rights in the area of which sea?

Black Sea

Sea of Marma

Aegean Sea

Mediterranean Sea

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 79

Name the Indian industrialist on whose 175th birth anniversary, Union government launched the commemorative stamp on 6 January 2015?

G D Birla

T V Sundaram Iyengar

Kasturbhai Lalbhai

Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 80

Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched? 

Kunal Bahi & Rohit Bansal- Snapdeal

Sachin Bansal & Binny Bansal- Red Bus

Deepinder goyal & Pankaj Chaddah - Zomato

Bhavish Aggarwal & Ankit Bhati - Ola Cab

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 81

Which state is to host the 36th National Games in 2016?

Karnataka

Goa

Tami Nadu

Telangana

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 82

Project Varsha, India's new naval base under construction is near which of the following Cities?

Kochi

Karwar

Visakhapatnam

Chennai

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 83

Young Indian shuttler K. Srikanth on 15 March 2015 won which of the following major badminton championship?

China Grand Prix Gold

Australian Grand Prix Gold

Swiss Grand Prix Gold

Indonesian Grand Prix Gold

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 84

What is the name given to the dedicated TV channel for farmers that was announced in the Union Budget for 2014-15 and Rs. 100 crore was set aside for its establishment?

Kisan

Farmers Show

Krishi Channel

None o f the above

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 85

The "Friends for Life" an elephant conservation project has been launched by World Wide Fund for Nature India and_____

Aditya Birla Group

Muthoot Group

Manapuram Group

Reliance Limited

Concept: Geography Current Affair (Enterance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 86

The National Industrial Corridor (NICI) that was proposed to be established in the Union Budget of 2014 - 15, have its headquarters at which city?

Pune

Bhubaneswar

Bangalore

Hyderabad

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 87

President Pranab Mukherjee on 6 January 2015 signed the ordinance to amend Citizenship Act, 1955. Which of the statements in this regard is/are right?

I. The ordinance exempts the Person of Indian Origin (PIO) from appearing before the local police station on every visit.

II. It replaced the clause that says foreigners marrying Indians must continuously stay in the country for a period of six months before they get Indian citizenship.

I only

II only

Both I and II

Neither I nor II

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 88

Name the renowned Indian ecologist who has been chosen for the prestigious 2015 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement on 23 March 2015?

M S Swaminathan

Kasthuri Rangan

Jayaram Ramesh

Madhav Gadgil

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 89

How much Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the country's defence sector was proposed in the Union Budget 2014-15 presented on July 10, 2014?

51%

49%

60%

35%

Concept: Static General Knowledge (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1] 90

The protein CA-125 (Cancer Antigen- 125) is used as biomarker for detection of which type of cancer?

Ovarian cancer

Bone cancer

Lung cancer

Oral cancer

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
MATHEMATICS
[1] 91

Answer the question based on the information given in the following table. A, B, C, D, E denote companies and 2006, 2007, 2008. 2009& 2010 denote years.

  A B C D E
M S M S M S M S M S
2006 2.8 1.3 3.3 2.2 2.6 1.7 3.0 2.2 1.9 1.4
2007 3.2 2.0 2.4 1.6 2.2 1.5 2.5 1.9 2.0 1.7
2008 1.9 0.9 2.9 1.6 2.1 1.0 2.3 1.5 1.6 1.1
2009 1.0 0.4 2.4 1.3 2.8 1.4 2.1 1.2 3.2 2.5
2010 2.5 1.5 2.3 1.2 2.6 2.1 1.8 1.1 3.1 2.6

What is the total number of units manufactured by company C over me years together?

1420

1030

1230

1320

Concept: Graph and Charts (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques
[1] 92

Answer the question based on the information given in the following table. A, B, C, D, E denote companies and 2006, 2007, 2008. 2009& 2010 denote years.

  A B C D E
  M S M S M S M S M S
2006 2.8 1.3 3.3 2.2 2.6 1.7 3.0 2.2 1.9 1.4
2007 3.2 2.0 2.4 1.6 2.2 1.5 2.5 1.9 2.0 1.7
2008 1.9 0.9 2.9 1.6 2.1 1.0 2.3 1.5 1.6 1.1
2009 1.0 0.4 2.4 1.3 2.8 1.4 2.1 1.2 3.2 2.5
2010 2.5 1.5 2.3 1.2 2.6 2.1 1.8 1.1 3.1 2.6

What is the approximate percent increase in the number of units sold by Company E in the year 2007 from the previous year?

17

36

27

21

Concept: Graph and Charts (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques
[1] 93

Answer the question based on the information given in the following table. A, B, C, D, E denote companies and 2006, 2007, 2008. 2009& 2010 denote years.

  A B C D E
  M S M S M S M S M S
2006 2.8 1.3 3.3 2.2 2.6 1.7 3.0 2.2 1.9 1.4
2007 3.2 2.0 2.4 1.6 2.2 1.5 2.5 1.9 2.0 1.7
2008 1.9 0.9 2.9 1.6 2.1 1.0 2.3 1.5 1.6 1.1
2009 1.0 0.4 2.4 1.3 2.8 1.4 2.1 1.2 3.2 2.5
2010 2.5 1.5 2.3 1.2 2.6 2.1 1.8 1.1 3.1 2.6

The number of units sold by Company D in the year 2006 is what percent of the number of units manufactured by it in that year? (rounded off to two digits after decimal)

52.63

61.57

85.15

73.33

Concept: Graph and Charts (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques
[1] 94

Answer the question based on the information given in the following table. A, B, C, D, E denote companies and 2006, 2007, 2008. 2009& 2010 denote years.

  A B C D E
  M S M S M S M S M S
2006 2.8 1.3 3.3 2.2 2.6 1.7 3.0 2.2 1.9 1.4
2007 3.2 2.0 2.4 1.6 2.2 1.5 2.5 1.9 2.0 1.7
2008 1.9 0.9 2.9 1.6 2.1 1.0 2.3 1.5 1.6 1.1
2009 1.0 0.4 2.4 1.3 2.8 1.4 2.1 1.2 3.2 2.5
2010 2.5 1.5 2.3 1.2 2.6 2.1 1.8 1.1 3.1 2.6

What is the respective ratio of total number of units manufactured by Company A and B together in the year 2009 to those sold by them 1n the same year?

2.01

3.02

5.02

None of the above

Concept: Graph and Charts (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques
[1] 95

Answer the question based on the information given in the following table. A, B, C, D, E denote companies and 2006, 2007, 2008. 2009& 2010 denote years.

  A B C D E
  M S M S M S M S M S
2006 2.8 1.3 3.3 2.2 2.6 1.7 3.0 2.2 1.9 1.4
2007 3.2 2.0 2.4 1.6 2.2 1.5 2.5 1.9 2.0 1.7
2008 1.9 0.9 2.9 1.6 2.1 1.0 2.3 1.5 1.6 1.1
2009 1.0 0.4 2.4 1.3 2.8 1.4 2.1 1.2 3.2 2.5
2010 2.5 1.5 2.3 1.2 2.6 2.1 1.8 1.1 3.1 2.6

What is the average number of units sold by company D over all the years together?

166

158

136

147

Concept: Graph and Charts (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques
[1] 96

What is the value of (x) in the following equation?

x0.4 , 16 = 32 , x2.6

8

9

6

7

Concept: Simplification
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques
[1] 97

The simplified value of [(0.111)3 + (0.222)3 - (0.333)3 + (0.333)2 × (0.222)]3 is :

0.999

0.111

0

0.888

Concept: Simplification
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques
[1] 98

When `2 1/2`, is added to a number and the sum is multiplied by `4  1/2`, and then 3 is added to the product and then the sum is divided by `1 1/5`. the quotient becomes 25. What is that number?

`2 1/2`

`3 1/2`

`4 1/2`

`5 1/2`

Concept: Simplification
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques
[1] 99

If x = (163 + 173 + 183 + 193), then x divided by 70 leaves a remainder of...

0

1

69

35

Concept: Simplification
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques
[1] 100

A man has 9 friends. 4 boys and 5 girls. In how many ways can he invite them if there have to be exactly 3 girls in the invitee's list?

320

160

80

200

Concept: Permutation and Combination (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques
[1] 101

A group of 630 children is arranged in rows for a group photograph session. Each row contains three fewer children than the row in front of it. What number of rows is not possible?

3

4

5

6

Concept: Permutation and Combination (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques
[1] 102

A die is rolled twice What is the probability that the sum of the numbers on the two faces is 5?

`3/13`

`4/13`

`6/13`

`1/9`

Concept: Probability (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques
[1] 103

Two trains, one from Howrah to Patna and other from Patna to Howrah start simultaneously. After they meet, the trains reach their destinations after 9 hours and 16 hours respectively. The ratio of their speed is.

2 : 03

4 : 03

6 : 07

9 : 06

Concept: Time, Distance and Speed(Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques
[1] 104

A watch which gains uniformly is 2 minutes slow at noon on Monday and is 4 minutes 48 seconds fast at 2 p.m on the following Monday. When was it correct?

2 p.m. on Tuesday

2 pm on Wednesday

3 pm on Thursday

1 p.m. on Friday

Concept: Time, Distance and Speed(Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques
[1] 105

A speaks truth in 75% cases and B in 80% of the cases. In v1hat percentage of cases are they likely to contradict each other. narrating the same incident?

5%

15%

35%

45%

Concept: Percentage, Discount and Partnership (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques
[1] 106

The sum of all the natural numbers from 200 to 600 (both inclusive) which are neither divisible by 8 nor by 12 is:

1, 23, 968

1, 33, 068

1, 33, 268

1, 87, 332

Concept: HCF and LCM (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques
[1] 107

In a tournament, there are n teams, T1, T2, T3 ...., Tn, with n > 5. Each team consists of K players K > 3. The following pairs of teams have one player in common T1 and T2, T2 and T3,..., Tn-1 and Tn and Tn and T1. No other pair of teams has any player in common. How many players are participating in the tournament, considering all the n teams together?

K (n -1)

n (K -2)

K (n -2)

n(K –1)

Concept: Ratio and Proportion (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques
[1] 108

If n2 = 12345678987654321, what is n?

12344321

1235789

111111111

11111111

Concept: Percentage, Discount and Partnership (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques
[1] 109

Along a road lie an odd number of stones placed at intervals of 10 m. These stones have to be assembled around the middle stone. A person can carry only one stone at a time. A man carried out the job starting with the stone in the middle, carrying stones in succession, thereby covering a distance of 4.8 km. Then, the number of stones is·

35

15

31

29

Concept: Time, Distance and Speed(Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques
[1] 110

What are the last two digits of 72008

01

21

61

71

Concept: Simplification
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques
LEGAL APTITUDE
[1] 111

The question consists of two statements, one labelled as principle and other as Fact. You are to exa.mine the principle and apply it to the given facts carefully and select the best option.

PRINCIPLE: Whoever, intending to take dishonestly any movable property out of the possession of any person without that person'S consent moves that property, such tatting is said to commit theft.

FACT: RAMU cuts down a tree on RINKU'S ground, with the intention of dishonestly tatting the tree out of RINKU'S possession without RINKU'S consent. A could not take the tree away.

RAMU can be prosecuted for theft

RAMU cannot be prosecuted for theft

RAMU can be prosecuted for attempt to theft

RAMU has neither committed theft nor attempt to commit theft

Concept: Indian Contract Act (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 112

The question consists of two statements, one labelled as principle and other as Fact. You are to exa.mine the principle and apply it to the given facts carefully and select the best option.

Principle: injuria sine damnum i.e. injury without damage.

Fact: Sonu, who was a returning officer at a polling booth, wrongly refused to register a duly tendered vote of MONU, though he was a quahAed voter. The candidate, whom MONU sought to vote, was declared elected

Monu can sue sonu on the ground that he was denied to cast vote, which is a fundamental right.

Monu can sue sonu on the ground that he was denied to cast vote, which is a legal right 

Monu cannot sue sonu because there is no injury or damage caused to monu.

Monu cannot sue sonu because to whom he sought to vote was declared elected.

Concept: Legal Fundamentals and Terms (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 113

The question consists of legal propositions/principles (hereinafter referred to as 'principle') and facts. These principles have to be applied to the given facts to arrive at the most reasonable conclusion. Such principles may or may not be true in the real sense, yet you have to conclusively assume them to be true. In other words, in answering the following question, you must not rely on any principles except the principle that is given hereinbelow for the question. Further, you must not assume any facts other than those stated in the question. The objective of this section is to test your interest in the study of law, research aptitude, and problem-solving ability.

Principle: A person is said to be of sound mind for the purpose of making a contract if, at the time, when he makes it, he is capable of understanding it and of forming a rational judgment as to its effect upon his interest.

Facts: X, who is usually of sound mind but occasionally of unsound mind enters into a contract with Y when he (X) is of unsound mind. Y came to know about this fact afterward and now wants to file a suit against X.

X cannot enter into a contract because he is of unsound  mind when he entered into a contract

X can enter into a contract but the burden is on the other party to prove that he was of unsound mind at the time  of contract

X can either into a contract but the burden is on X to prove that he was of sound mind at the time of contract 

None of the above

Concept: Study of Law (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 114

The question consists of two statements, one labelled as the principle and other as Fact. You are to examine the principle and apply it to the given facts carefully and select the best option.

Principle: When one person signifies to another his willingness to do or to abstain from doing anything, with a view to obtaining the assent of that other to such act or abstinence, he is said to make a proposal. 

Fact: “Ramanuj telegraphed to Shyam Sunder, writing: “Will you sell me your Rolls Royce CAR? Telegram the lowest cash price.” Shyam Sunder also replied by telegram: “Lowest price for CAR is 20 lakh.” Ramanuj immediately sent his consent through telegram stating: “I agree to buy the CAR for 20 lakh asked by you.” Shyam Sunder refused to sell the car.

He cannot refuse to sell the CAR because the contract has already been made.

He can refuse to sell the CAR because it was only invitation to offer and not the real offer

It was not a valid offer because a willingness to enter into a contract was absent.

None of the above

Concept: Indian Contract Act (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 115

The question consists of two statements, one labelled as principle and other as Fact. You are to exa.mine the principle and apply it to the given facts carefully and select the best option.

Principle: A master is liable for the acts committed by his servant in the course of employment.

Fact: Sanjay is a driver working in Brookebond and co. One day, the manager asked him to drop a customer at the airport and get back at the earliest. on hiS way back from the airport, he happened 10 see his fian~ Ruhina waiting for a bus to go home. He offered to drop her at home, which happened to be close to his office. She got into the car and soon thereafter, the car somersaulted due to the negligence or Sanjay. Ruhina was thrown out of the car and suffered multiple in Juries. She seeks compensation from Brookebond and Co.

Brookebond and co. shall be liable because Sanjay was in the course of employment at the time of accident

Brookebond and co. shall not be liable, Sanjay was not in the course of employment when he took Ruhina inside the car.

Ruhina got into the car at her own risk. and therefore, she cannot sue anybody

None of the above

Concept: Study of Law (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 116

The question consists of two statements, one labelled as principle and other as Fact. You are to exa.mine the principle and apply it to the given facts carefully and select the best option.

PRINCIPLE: Nuisance as a tort (civil wrong) means an unlawful interference with a person's use or enjoyment of land, or some right over, or in connection with it.

FACT: During the scarcity of onions, long queues "'Nt?l'e made outside the defendant's shop who has a license to sell fruits and vegetables used to sell only l Kg, of onion per ration card The queues extended on to the highway and also causes some obstruction to the neighboring shops. The neighboring shopkeepers brought an action for nuisance against the defendant.

The defendant is liable for nuisance

The defendant was not liable for nuisance

The defendant was liable under the principle of strict liability

The plaintiff's suit should be decreed in his favour

Concept: Indian Contract Act (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 117

The question consists of two statements, one labelled as principle and other as Fact. You are to exa.mine the principle and apply it to the given facts carefully and select the best option.

PRINCIPLE: Nothing is an offense which is done by a person who, at the time of doing it, by reason of unsoundness of mind, is incapable of knowing the nature of the act, or that he is doing what is either wrong or contrary to law.

FACT: A takes his son B who is three years old, for a bath to the well. He throws his son inside the well so that he could have a good bath. After 10 minutes he also jumped in the well to take a bath and take his son out of the well. Both were rescued by the villagers but his son was found dead.

A has committed culpable homicide not amounting to murder

A has committed murder

A has done no offence as he can plead the defence of unsoundness of mind

A's family should be responsible for this incident to let him to take child to the well

Concept: Indian Contract Act (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 118

The question consists of two statements, one labelled as a principle and other as Fact. You are to exa.mine the principle and apply it to the given facts carefully and select the best option.

PRINCIPAL: ignorantia juris nonexcusat and ingnorantia facit excusat

FACT: George was a passenger from Zurich to Manila in a Swiss Plane. When the plane landed at the airport at Etombay on 28th Nov. 1962 it was found on search that George carried 34 kgs of gold bars in person and that he had not declared it in the 'Manifest for transfer. On 28th Nov. 1962 Govemment of India issued a notification and modified its earlier exemption and now it is necessary that the gold must be declared in the "Manifest" of the aircraft.

George cannot be prosecuted because he had actually no knowledge about the new notification issued only two days ago.

George cannot be prosecuted because it is mistake of fact which is excusable

George's will be prosecuted because mistake of law is not excusable.

George liability would depend on the discretion of the court.

Concept: Study of Law (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 119

The question consists of two statements, one labelled as principle and other as Fact. You are to exa.mine the principle and apply it to the given facts carefully and select the best option.

PRINCIPLE: Everybody is under a legal obligation to take reasonable care to avoid an act or omission which he can foresee would injure his neighbor. The neighbor for this purpose is any person whom he should have in his mind as likely t0 be affected by his act.

FACT: Krishnan. while driving a car at high speed on a crowded road, knocked down a cyclist. The cyclist died on the spot with a lot of blood spilling around, Lakshmi, a pregnant "NOman passing by, suffered from a nervous shock, leading to abortion. Lakshmi filed a suit against Krishnan claiming damages.

Krishna will be liable. because he owed a duty of reasonable care to everybody on the road including Lakshmi

Krishna will not be liable, because he could not have foreseen Lakshmi suffering from nervous shock as a result of his act.

Krishna will be liable to Lakshmi because he failed to drive carefully

None of the above

Concept: Study of Law (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 120

The question consists of two statements, one labelled as principle and other as Fact. You are to exa.mine the principle and apply it to the given facts carefully and select the best option.

PRINCIPLE: Preparation is not an offense except the preparation of some special offenses.

FACT: Ramesh keeps poisoned halua in his house, wishing to kill Binoy whom he invited to a party and to whom he wishes to give it Unknown to Ramesh. his only son takes the halua and dies. In this case.

Ramesh is liable for the murder

He is not liable for murder since it is a preparation alone

He is liable for culpable homicide

None of the above

Concept: Study of Law (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 121

Given below is a statement of legal principle followed by a factual situation. Apply the principle to the facts and select the most appropriate answer.

PRINCIPLE Agreements, the meaning of which is not certain, or capable of being made certain, are void.

FACT A horse was bought for a certain price coupled with a promise to give ₹500 more if the horse proved lucky.

This is a valid agreement

This agreement is void for uncertainty because it is very difficult to determine what luck, bad or good, the horse had brought to the buyer

The agreement is partially valid and partially void

None of the above

Concept: Contract Law
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 122

The question consists of two statements, one labelled as principle and other as Fact. You are to exa.mine the principle and apply it to the given facts carefully and select the best option.

PRINCIPLE: Mere silence as to facts likely to affect the willingness of a person to enter into a contract is not fraud unless the circumstances of the case ate such that, regard being had to them, it is the duty of the person keeping silence to speak, or unless his silence is, in itself, equivalent to speech.

FACT: A sells, by auction, to B, a horse which A knows to be unsound. A says nothing to B about the horse's unsoundness.

A can be held liable for fraud

A can be held liable for misrepresentation

A cannot be held liable, because he did not say anything positive about the soundness of horse.

A cannot be held liable because it is the buyer who must be aware of the things.

Concept: Indian Contract Act (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 123

LEGAL PRINCIPLE Any direct physical, interference with goods in somebody's possession without lawful justification is called trespass of goods.

FACTS Z purchased a car from a person who had no title to it and sent it to a garage for repair. X believing wrongly that the car was his, removed it from the garage.

X can be held responsible for the trespass of goods

X cannot be held responsible for trespass of good as he was under a wrong belief

X has not committed any wrong

None of the above

Concept: Criminal Law
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 124

The question consists of two statements, one labelled as principle and other as Fact. You are to exa.mine the principle and apply it to the given facts carefully and select the best option.

PRINCIPLE: "Nobody shall unlawfully interfere with a person's use or enjoyment of land, 0( some right over, or in connection with it. The use or enjoyment, envisaged herein, should be normal and reasonable taking into account surrounding Situation.

FACT: jeevan and Pavan were neighbors in a residential locality. Pavan started a typing class in a part of his house and his typing sound disturbed jeevan who could not put up with any kind of continuous noise. He filed a suit against Pavan.

Pavan is liable because he should not have started typing class in his house

Pavan is liable, because as a neighbor, he should have realised Jeevan's delicate nature

Pavan is not liable, because typing sound did not disturb anyone else other than jeevan

None of the above

Concept: Study of Law (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 125

The question consists of two statements, one labelled as principle and other as Fact. You are to exa.mine the principle and apply it to the given facts carefully and select the best option.

PRINCIPLE: Doctrine of Double Jeopardy: No person shall be prosecuted and punished for the same offence twice.

FACT: MaqbooI brought some gold into India witnout mal<ing any declaration to Custom department on the airport. The custom authorities confiscated the gold under the Sea Customs Act. Maqbool was later charged for having committed an offence under Foreign Exchange Regulation Act.

He cannot be prosecuted because it would amount to double jeopardy

He can be prosecuted bceause confiscation of goods by customs authorities does not amount to prosecution by the Court

None of the above

Concept: Indian Contract Act (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 126

The question consists of two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and other as Reason (R).
You are to examine the two statements carefully and select the best option.

Assertion: Custom per se is law, independent of prior recognition by the sovereign or the judge.

Reason: Custom is source of Jaw but by itself is not law.

Both A and R are individually true and R is correct explanation to A

Both A and R are individually true but R is not correct explanation of A

A is true but R is false

A is false but R is true

Concept: Study of Law (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 127

The question consists of two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and other as Reason (R).
You are to examine the two statements carefully and select the best option.

Assertion: Idol is a person who can hold property.

Reason: Only human being can be called person, not lifeless things.

Both A and R are individually true and R is correct explanation to A

Both A and Rare individually true but R is not correct explanation of A

A is true but R is false

A is false but R is true

Concept: Study of Law (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 128

The question consists of two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and other as Reason (R).
You are to examine the two statements carefully and select the best option.

Assertion: Laws are means of achieving an end namely social control.

Reason: The ultimate end of law is to secure greatest happiness to greatest number.

Both A and R are individually true and R is correct explanation to A

Both A and Rare individually true but R is not correct explanation of A

A is true but R is false

A is false but R is true

Concept: Study of Law (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 129

The question consists of two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and other as Reason (R). You have to examine the two statements carefully and select the best option.

Assertion: Every person should have the freedom of speech and expression.

Reason: If a person is stopped from speaking then mankind will lose the truth.

Both A and R are individually true and R is a correct explanation to A

Both A and R are individually true but R is not a correct explanation of A

A is true but R is false

A is false but R is true

Concept: Study of Law (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 130

The question consists of two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and other as Reason (R).
You are to examine the two statements carefully and select the best option.

Assertion: Attempt to commit an offence enough does not result in any harm should also be punished

Reason: A person who tries to cause prohibited harm and fails, is, in terms of moral culpability, not materially different from the person who tries and succeeds.

Both A and R are individually true and R is correct explanation to A

Both A and Rare individually true but R is not correct explanation of A

A is true but R is false

A is false but R is true

Concept: Study of Law (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 131

The question consists of two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and other as Reason (R).
You are to examine the two statements carefully and select the best option.

Assertion: In India, every state has a High Court in its territory.

Reason: The Constitution of India provides for a High Court in each state.

Both A and R are individually true and R is correct explanation to A

Both A and Rare individually true but R is not correct explanation of A

A is true but R is false

A is false but R is true

Concept: Indian Constitution (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 132

The question consists of two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and other as Reason (R).
You are to examine the two statements carefully and select the best option.

Assertion: The Council of Ministers at the center is collectively responsib1e both to the Lok Sabha and Rajya sabha.

Reason: Title members of both Lok Sabtla and Raj ya Sabha are eligible to be ministers of the Union Government.

Both A and R are individually true and R is correct explanation to A

Both A and R are individually true but R is not correct exp1anation of A

A is true but R is false

A is false but R is true

Concept: Indian Constitution (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
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[1] 133

The question consists of two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and other as Reason (R).
You are to examine the two statements carefully and select the best option.

Assertion: The reservation of thirty-three percent of seats for women in Parliament and State Legislature does not require Constitutional Amendment.

Reason: Political parties contesting elections can allocate thirty-three percent of seats they contest to women candidates without any Constitutional Amendment.

Both A and R are individually true and R is correct explanation to A

Both A and Rare individually true but R is not correct explanation of A

A is true but R is false

A is false but R is true

Concept: Indian Constitution (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 134

The question consists of two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and other as Reason (R).
You are to examine the two statements carefully and select the best option.

Assertion: We the people of India. having solemnly resolved to constitute India into a Democratic Republic.

Reason: A republic will ensure we have a head of state that is democratically elected and accountable to voters. As a result, the head of state will be a more effective constitutional safeguard.

Both A and R are individually true and R is correct explanation to A

Both A and R are individually true but R is not correct explanation of A

A is true but R is false

A is false but R is true

Concept: Indian Constitution (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 135

The question consists of two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and other as Reason (R).
You are to examine the two statements carefully and select the best option.

Assertion: Republic Day is celebrated on 26th January every year in the country.
Reason: The Constitution of lndia came into force on 26th January 1950.

Both A and R are individually true and R is correct explanation to A

Both A and R are individually true but R is not correct explanation of A

A is true but R is false

A is false but R is true

Concept: Indian Constitution (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 136

Read the definition and elements of the attempt, apply them on the given fact situations and answer the question:

Definition of Attempt: Lord Blackburn has said that "there is no doubt that there is difference between a preparation antecedent to an attempt and the actual attempt, but if the actual transaction has commenced which would have ended in the crime if not interrupted, there is clearly an attempt to commit the crime."

1. Fault element· Intention or knowledge requisite for committing an offense: and
2. Conduct Element: does any act towards its commission and has crossed the stage of preparation. This act is so closely connected with and proximate to the commission that it falls in object because of facts not known to him or because of circumstances beyond his control.

'RANI' ran to a well stating that she would jump into it. and she started running towards the well but she was caught before she could reach it.

She is not guilty of attempt to commit suicide because she might have changed her mind before Jumping into the well

She is guilty of attempt to commit suicide

Right to life includes rights right to die hence a person should not be held responsible for attempt to commit suicide.

None of the above

Concept: Study of Law (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 137

Read the definition and elements of the attempt, apply them on the given fact situations and answer the question:

Definition of Attempt: Lord Blackburn has said that "there is no doubt that there is difference between a preparation antecedent to an attempt and the actual attempt, but if the actual transaction has commenced which would have ended in the crime if not interrupted, there is clearly an attempt to commit the crime."

1. Fault element· Intention or knowledge requisite for committing an offense: and
2. Conduct Element: does any act towards its commission and has crossed the stage of preparation. This act is so closely connected with and proximate to the commission that it falls in object because of facts not known to him or because of circumstances beyond his control.

'SINY' with an intention to pick-pocket puts his hand into MlNU's pocket. MINU had a Joaded pistol in his pocket The thief touches the pistol and trigger goes on, whereby MINU is shot dead.

SINY will be liable only for attempting to pick-pocket and not for killing because she cannot be treated differently from all other pick-pockets who steal under exactly similar circumstances and same intention, with no r1skof causing death and with no greater care to avoid it.

SINY will be liable for attempting to murder

SINY will be liable for culpable homicide not amounting to murder as his intention was definitely not to kill

None of the above

Concept: Study of Law (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 138

Read the definition and elements of the attempt, apply them on the given fact situations and answer the question:

Definition of Attempt: Lord Blackburn has said that "there is no doubt that there is difference between a preparation antecedent to an attempt and the actual attempt, but if the actual transaction has commenced which would have ended in the crime if not interrupted, there is clearly an attempt to commit the crime."

1. Fault element· Intention or knowledge requisite for committing an offense: and
2. Conduct Element: does any act towards its commission and has crossed the stage of preparation. This act is so closely connected with and proximate to the commission that it falls in object because of facts not known to him or because of circumstances beyond his control.

'JAM' denied food to his wife JANE for several days by keeping her confined in a room with an intention to accelerate her death. JANE ultimately managed to escape.

JAM is guilty for attempt to murder his wife

JAM is not guilty For attempt to murder his wife and he was only doing preparation.

JAM is not guilty for attempt to murder his wife as she a1ways had option to escape.

None of the above

Concept: Study of Law (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 139

Fill in the blanks: Choose the pair of words that complete the sentence to make logical sense.

The NDA led Government notified the __________ and the National Judicial Appointments Commission Act, thus ending the over two-decade-old _________ of appointing judges of Supreme Court and high courts. Under the new law, a six-member panel headed by __________ will select judges of the apex court and state high courts. 

99th Constitutional (Amendment) Act 2015, collegium system, the Chief justice of India

121st Constitutional (Amendment) Act 2015, collegium system, the Union Law Minister

121st Constitutional (Amendment) Act 2015, collegium system, the Prime minister

99th Constitutional (Amendment) Act 2015, cabinet system, the Prime Minister

Concept: Indian Constitution (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 140

Fill in the blanks: Choose the pair of words which complete the sentence to make logical sense.

The _____________ Legislative assembly on 31st March 2015 passed a controversial Anti-Terrorism Law. Earlier, the passed bill was rejected two times by the then ____________ in 2004 and 2008

Bihar, Presidents

Madhya Pradesh, Governors

Gujarat, President

Maharashtra, Governors

Concept: Study of Law (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 141

Fill in the blanks: Choose the pair of words that complete the sentence to make logical sense.

The Union Government on the recommendation of the ________ under the chairmanship of __________ has decided to decriminalize Section ________ of the Indian Penal Code.

20th Law Commission, Justice A P Shah & 309

20th law COmmission, Justice MP Shah & 307

Supreme court Justice H.L. Dattu & section 309

Planning Commission, Law Minister, section 309

Concept: Indian Constitution (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 142

Fill in the blanks: Choose the pair of words that complete the sentence to make logical sense.

A bench headed by _________ quashed allocation of 2014 ______ as _____.

Justice H L Dattu, coal blocks, illegal and arbitrary

justice R. M. Lodha, coal blocks, illegal and arbitrary

Justice T. S. Thakur, licenses, illegal and arbitrary

None of the above.

Concept: Indian Constitution (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 143

Choose the best option for the following statement:

No one can be compelled to sing the National Anthem since: 

1. It will be violative of the right to freedom of speech and expression.
2. It will be violative of the right to freedom of conscience and practice & propagation of religion.
3. There is no legal provision obliging anyone to sing the National Anthem.

1 and 2 are correct

2 and 3 are correct

1, 2 and 3 are correct

None is correct

Concept: Indian Constitution (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 144

Five years' experience is a must to be able to practice as an advocate in the Supreme Coun of India. This rule was prescribed by the____

Bar Council of India

Supreme Court of India

High Court of Delhi

Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India

Concept: Important Court Decisions (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 145

Union Government recently approved 33 percent reservation for women in:

Horizontally and each category (OBC, SC, ST, and others) in direct recruitment in non-gazetted Police Posts in all Union Territories including Delhi.

Horizontally and each category (OBC, SC. ST., and others) in direct recruitment in au gazetted Police Posts in all Union Territories including Delhi

Horizontally and each category (OBC, SC, ST. and others) in direct recruitment in all gazetted and non-gazetted Police Posts in all Union Territories including Delhi.

Horizontally and each category (OBC, SC, ST, and others) in direct recruitment in all gazetted and non-gazetted Posts in all Union Territories including Delhi.

Concept: Important Court Decisions (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 146

As per Indian Protocol, who among the following ranks highest in the order of precedence?

Deputy Prime Minister

Former President

Governor of a State within his State

Speaker of Lok Sabha

Concept: Indian Constitution (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 147

Consider the following statements and choose the best option:

1. The Chairman of the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) is the Chief justice of India.

2. Chief justice Mr. justice H L Dattu is the present Chairman of NALSA

3. The Chairman of the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) is the senior-most Judge (after CJI) of the Supreme Court of I nd1a

4. Hon'ble Mr. Justice T. s. Thakur is the present Chairman of NALSA.

1 and 2 are correct

2 and 3 are correct

3 and 4 are correct

None is correct

Concept: Indian Constitution (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 148

India and Britain recently Signed an "extradition treaty" Extradition means-

Exports without double taxation

Order of lndian courts will apply to Indians living in the U.K

India and the U.K will deport criminals on reciprocal basis to each other.

None o f the above

Concept: Indian Constitution (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 149

What is a moot'?

A basic point of law

A basic fact of case

Mock court for practice by students in general

Another name for magistrate's court

Concept: Study of Law (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 150

The temporary release of a convicted prisoner from jail for a fixed period is called -

Bail

Parole

Acquittal

Discharge

Concept: Study of Law (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 151

The railway authorities negligently allowed a train to be overcrowded. In consequence, a legitimate passenger Mr. X got his pocket picked. Choose the appropriate answer.

Mr. X can sue the railway authorities for the loss suffered

Mr. X ran sue because he had given consent to travel in an overcrowded train

Mr. X cannot sue railway authorities because there was no infringement of his legal right and mere fact that the loss was caused does not give rise to a cause of action

None of the above

Concept: Law of Torts (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 152

Choose the best option for the following statement:

The distinction between fraud and misrepresentation:

1. Fraud is more or less intentional wrong, whereas misrepresentation may be quite innocent.

2. In addition to rendering the contract voidable, iS a cause of action in tort for damages. Simple misrepresentation is not a tort but a person who rightfully rescinds a contract is entitled to compensation for any damages which he has sustained through the non-fulfillment of the contract.

3. A person complaining of misrepresentation can be met with the defence that he had "the means of discovering the truth with ordinary diligence. But excepting fraud by silence in other cases of fraud it is no defence that "the plaintiff had the means of discovering the truth by ordinary diligence".

4. None of the above. 

1 is correct

1 and 2 is correct

1,2 and 3 is correct

Only 4 is correct

Concept: Indian Contract Act (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 153

In a recent case a Supreme Court bench comprising of Justice Dipak Misra and justice Prafulla C Pant held that the amount of maintenance to be awarded under Section 125 of CrPC cannot be restricted for the iddat period (three months) only as of the inherent and fundamental principle behind Section 125. Also, it said that an order under Section 125 CrPC can be passed if a person, despite having sufficient means, neglects or refuses to maintain the wife. 

Shamima Farooqui v. Shahid Khan

Mohd. Ahmad Khan v. Shah Bano Begum

Hamida Bano v. Abdul Rasheed

Abdul Kadir v. Salima

Concept: Important Court Decisions (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 154

Select the correct statements on Social Justice Bench constituted on social issue

1. Constituted by Supreme Court on 3 December 2014
2. Started operation on 12 December 2014
3. The brainchild of Chief Justice of India H L Dattu
4. Two-judge bench to be headed by Justice Madan B Lokur
5. The other member is Justice U U Lalit

I, 2 & 5 are correct

I, 2 & 3 are correct

I, 3 & 4 are correct

All are correct

Concept: Indian Constitution (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 155

Select the correct statements about 14th finance Commission which submitted its report to President

1. It covers the period between 1 April 2015 and 31 March 2020.
2. The Comtrtiss1on headed by former RBl Governor Y V Reddy
3. Provides for devolution of tax receipts from the Centre to the States
4. Article 280 of constitution provides for appointment of Finance commission.
5. 1st and 13th Finance COmmiSSion was headed by K C Neogy & Dr. Vijay Kelkar respectively.

1, 3 & 5 are correct

1, 2 & 3 are correct

1, 3 & 4 are correct

AII are correct

Concept: Indian Constitution (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 156

Who administers oath of office to the Governor of a State?

President of India

Chief justice of High Court of the respective state

Chief Justice of India

Speaker of State Assembly

Concept: Indian Constitution (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 157

Governor of a State can make Laws during recess of State Legislative Assembly through.

Act

Bills

Notification

Ordinance

Concept: Indian Constitution (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 158

Who called Indian constitution as Quasi-Federal?

Austin

K C. Wheare

H. M Servai

Jennings

Concept: Indian Constitution (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 159

President of India exercises his powers 

Either directly or through officers subordinate to him

Through ministers

Through Prime Minister

Through cabinet

Concept: Indian Constitution (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1] 160

Vote on accounts is meant for.

Vote on the report of CAG

To meet unforseen expenditure

Appropriating funds pending passing of budget

Budget

Concept: Indian Constitution (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
LOGICAL REASONING
[1] 161

W, X, Y, and Z are four friends, who do not mind exchanging items. x has two chessboards each costing Rs. 500, and a record player. Z originally had a cycle and a walkman. Each cricket bat costs Rs. 700. Both W and Z got a cricket bat from Y. X gave his record player costing Rs. 2000 to Y. Z get a camera costing Rs. 1500 from W. The cycle of Z costs Rs. 1000 and the walkman is for Rs. 700. Y had three cricket bats at the beginning and W had two cameras the total cost of which is Rs. 5000. X gave one of his chessboards to Z and took Z's cycle. Z gave his walkman to W.

Total cost of materials Z had at the beginning was : 

Rs 1500

Rs. 1700

Rs 1000

Rs. 2000

Concept: Statement and Assumption (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1] 162

W, X, Y, and Z are four friends, who do not mind exchanging items. x has two chessboards each costing Rs. 500, and a record player. Z originally had a cycle and a walkman. Each cricket bat costs Rs. 700. Both W and Z got a cricket bat from Y. X gave his record player costing Rs. 2000 to Y. Z gets a camera costing Rs. 1500 from W. The cycle of Z costs Rs. 1000 and the walkman is for Rs. 700. Y had three cricket bats at the beginning and W had two cameras the total cost of which is Rs. 5000. X gave one of his chessboards to Z and took Z's cycle. Z gave his walkman to W.

At the beginning who had the costliest items: 

W

X

Y

Z

Concept: Statement and Assumption (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1] 163

W, X, Y, and Z are four friends, who do not mind exchanging items. x has two chessboards each costing Rs. 500, and a record player. Z originally had a cycle and a walkman. Each cricket bat costs Rs. 700. Both W and Z got a cricket bat from Y. X gave his record player costing Rs. 2000 to Y. Z gets a camera costing Rs. 1500 from W. The cycle of Z costs Rs. 1000 and the walkman is for Rs. 700. Y had three cricket bats at the beginning and W had two cameras the total cost of which is Rs. 5000. X gave one of his chessboards to Z and took Z's cycle. Z gave his walkman to W.

Who did not have a cricket bat after the exchange of items was over?

W

X

Y

Z

Concept: Statement and Assumption (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1] 164

W, X, Y, and Z are four friends, who do not mind exchanging items. x has two chessboards each costing Rs. 500, and a record player. Z originally had a cycle and a walkman. Each cricket bat costs Rs. 700. Both W and Z got a cricket bat from Y. X gave his record player costing Rs. 2000 to Y. Z gets a camera costing Rs. 1500 from W. The cycle of Z costs Rs. 1000 and the walkman is for Rs. 700. Y had three cricket bats at the beginning and W had two cameras the total cost of which is Rs. 5000. X gave one of his chessboards to Z and took Z's cycle. Z gave his walkman to W.

Who became the gainer by highest amount through excnange?

W

X

Y

Z

Concept: Statement and Assumption (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1] 165

W, X, Y, and Z are four friends, who do not mind exchanging items. x has two chessboards each costing Rs. 500, and a record player. Z originally had a cycle and a walkman. Each cricket bat costs Rs. 700. Both W and Z got a cricket bat from Y. X gave his record player costing Rs. 2000 to Y. Z gets a camera costing Rs. 1500 from W. The cycle of Z costs Rs. 1000 and the walkman is for Rs. 700. Y had three cricket bats at the beginning and W had two cameras the total cost of which is Rs. 5000. X gave one of his chessboards to Z and took Z's cycle. Z gave his walkman to W.

The person incurring the highest amount of financial loss through exchange lost an amount of

Rs 600

Rs 1000

None

Rs 500

Concept: Statement and Assumption (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1] 166

W, X, Y, and Z are four friends, who do not mind exchanging items. x has two chessboards each costing Rs. 500, and a record player. Z originally had a cycle and a walkman. Each cricket bat costs Rs. 700. Both W and Z got a cricket bat from Y. X gave his record player costing Rs. 2000 to Y. Z gets a camera costing Rs. 1500 from W. The cycle of Z costs Rs. 1000 and the walkman is for Rs. 700. Y had three cricket bats at the beginning and W had two cameras the total cost of which is Rs. 5000. X gave one of his chessboards to Z and took Z's cycle. Z gave his walkman to W.

The amount of price of all the things remaining with the four persons lies between: 

Rs 800-Rs. 900

Rs.10000 - 12000

Rs 9000 - Rs 10000

Rs 10000 - Rs. 11000

Concept: Statement and Assumption (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1] 167

W, X, Y, and Z are four friends, who do not mind exchanging items. x has two chessboards each costing Rs. 500, and a record player. Z originally had a cycle and a walkman. Each cricket bat costs Rs. 700. Both W and Z got a cricket bat from Y. X gave his record player costing Rs. 2000 to Y. Z gets a camera costing Rs. 1500 from W. The cycle of Z costs Rs. 1000 and the walkman is for Rs. 700. Y had three cricket bats at the beginning and W had two cameras the total cost of which is Rs. 5000. X gave one of his chessboards to Z and took Z's cycle. Z gave his walkman to W.

Even after exchanges, an item of highest value remained in possession of: 

W

X

Y

Z

Concept: Statement and Assumption (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1] 168

W, X, Y, and Z are four friends, who do not mind exchanging items. x has two chessboards each costing Rs. 500, and a record player. Z originally had a cycle and a walkman. Each cricket bat costs Rs. 700. Both W and Z got a cricket bat from Y. X gave his record player costing Rs. 2000 to Y. Z gets a camera costing Rs. 1500 from W. The cycle of Z costs Rs. 1000 and the walkman is for Rs. 700. Y had three cricket bats at the beginning and W had two cameras the total cost of which is Rs. 5000. X gave one of his chessboards to Z and took Z's cycle. Z gave his walkman to W.

Among the things exchanged, which one faced the highest exchange value in percentage term. 

Cricket Bat

Record Player

Camera

Cycle

Concept: Statement and Assumption (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1] 169

Recently, the answers to a test held nationwide were leaked to a group of unscrupulous people. The investigative agency has arrested the mastermind and nine other people A, B, C. D, E, F, G, H and I in this matter. Interrogating them, the following facts have been obtained regarding their operation. Initially, the mastermind obtains the correct answer key. All the others create their answer key from one or two people who already possess the same. These people are called his/her "sources".

If the person has two sources, then he/she compares the answer keys obtained for both sources. If the key to a question from both sources is identical, it is copied, otherwise it is left blank.

If the person has only one source, He/she copies the source's answer into his/her copy. Finally, each person compulsorily replaces one of the answers (not a blank one) with a wrong answer in his/her answer key. 

The paper contained 200 questions, so the investigative agency has ruled out the possibility of two or more of them introducing wrong answers to the same question. The investigative agency has a copy of the correct answer key and has tabulated the following data. This data represents question numbers.

Name Wrong Answer(s) Blank Answer(s)
A 45 -
B 96 46,90,25
C 2756 17,46,90
D 17 -
E 4690 -
F 1446 92,90
G 25 -
H 4692 -
I 27 17,26,90

Which one of the following must have two sources?

A

B

C

D

Concept: Problem Solving Ability (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1] 170

Recently, the answers to a test held nationwide were leaked to a group of unscrupulous people. The investigative agency has arrested the mastermind and nine other people A, B, C. D, E, F, G, H and I in this matter. Interrogating them, the following facts have been obtained regarding their operation. Initially, the mastermind obtains the correct answer key. All the others create their answer key from one or two people who already possess the same. These people are called his/her "sources".

If the person has two sources, then he/she compares the answer keys obtained for both sources. If the key to a question from both sources is identical, it is copied, otherwise it is left blank.

If the person has only one source, He/she copies the source's answer into his/her copy. Finally, each person compulsorily replaces one of the answers (not a blank one) with a wrong answer in his/her answer key. 

The paper contained 200 questions, so the investigative agency has ruled out the possibility of two or more of them introducing wrong answers to the same question. The investigative agency has a copy of the correct answer key and has tabulated the following data. This data represents question numbers.

Name Wrong Answer(s) Blank Answer(s)
A 45 -
B 96 46,90,25
C 2756 17,46,90
D 17 -
E 4690 -
F 1446 92,90
G 25 -
H 4692 -
I 27 17,26,90

How many people (excluding the mastermind) needed to make answer keys before C could make his answer key?

2

3

4

5

Concept: Problem Solving Ability (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1] 171

Recently, the answers to a test held nationwide were leaked to a group of unscrupulous people. The investigative agency has arrested the mastermind and nine other people A, B, C. D, E, F, G, H and I in this matter. Interrogating them, the following facts have been obtained regarding their operation. Initially, the mastermind obtains the correct answer key. All the others create their answer key from one or two people who already possess the same. These people are called his/her "sources".

If the person has two sources, then he/she compares the answer keys obtained for both sources. If the key to a question from both sources is identical, it is copied, otherwise it is left blank.

If the person has only one source, He/she copies the source's answer into his/her copy. Finally, each person compulsorily replaces one of the answers (not a blank one) with a wrong answer in his/her answer key. 

The paper contained 200 questions, so the investigative agency has ruled out the possibility of two or more of them introducing wrong answers to the same question. The investigative agency has a copy of the correct answer key and has tabulated the following data. This data represents question numbers.

Name Wrong Answer(s) Blank Answer(s)
A 45 -
B 96 46,90,25
C 2756 17,46,90
D 17 -
E 4690 -
F 1446 92,90
G 25 -
H 4692 -
I 27 17,26,90

Both G and H were sources to

F

B

A

None of the above

Concept: Analytical and Logical Reseasoning
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1] 172

Recently, the answers to a test held nationwide were leaked to a group of unscrupulous people. The investigative agency has arrested the mastermind and nine other people A, B, C, D, E, F, G, Hand I in this matter. interrogating them, the following facts have been obtained regarding their operation. Initially, the mastermind obtains the correct answer-key. AU the others create their answer-key from one or two people who already possess the same. These people are called his/her "'sources". If the person has two sources. then he/she compares the answer-keys obtained for both sources. If the key to a question from both sources is identical, it is copied, otherwise, it is left blank. If the person has only one source, he/she copies the source's answer into his/her copy. Finally, each person compulsorily replaces one of the answers (not a blank one) with a wrong answer in his/her answer key. 
The paper contained 200 questions; so the investigative agency has ruled out the possibility of two or more of them introducing wrong answers to the same question. The investigative agency has a copy of the correct answer key and has tabulated the following data. This data represents question numbers.

Name Wrong Answer(s) Blank Answer(s)
A 45 ___
B 96 46, 90, 25
C 27, 56 17, 46, 90
D 17 ____
E 46, 90 ____
F 14, 46 92, 90
G 25 ____
H 46, 92 ____
I 27 17, 26, 90

Which of the following statements is true?

introduced the wrong answer to question 27

E introduced the wrong answer to question 46

F introduced the wrong answer to question 14

H introduced the wrong answer to question 46

Concept: Analytical and Logical Reseasoning
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1] 173

Recently, the answers to a test held nationwide were leaked to a group of unscrupulous people. The investigative agency has arrested the mastermind and nine other people A, B, C, D, E, F, G, Hand I in this matter. interrogating them, the following facts have been obtained regarding their operation. Initially, the mastermind obtains the correct answer-key. AU the others create their answer-key from one or two people who already possess the same. These people are called his/her "'sources". If the person has two sources. then he/she compares the answer-keys obtained for both sources. If the key to a question from both sources is identical, it is copied, otherwise, it is left blank. If the person has only one source, he/she copies the source's answer into his/her copy. Finally, each person compulsorily replaces one of the answers (not a blank one) with a wrong answer in his/her answer key. 
The paper contained 200 questions; so the investigative agency has ruled out the possibility of two or more of them introducing wrong answers to the same question. The investigative agency has a copy of the correct answer key and has tabulated the following data. This data represents question numbers.

Name Wrong Answer(s) Blank Answer(s)
A 45 ___
B 96 46, 90, 25
C 27, 56 17, 46, 90
D 17 ____
E 46, 90 ____
F 14, 46 92, 90
G 25 ____
H 46, 92 ____
I 27 17, 26, 90

Which of the following two groups of people has identical sources?

1) A, D and G
2) E and H

Only (I)

Only (II)

Neither (I) nor (II)

Both (I) and (II)

Concept: Analytical and Logical Reseasoning
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1] 174

In the following question, a group of numerals is given followed by four groups of symbol/letter combinations lettered (A), (B), (C) and (D). Numerals are to be coded as per the codes and conditions. You have to find out which of the combinations (A). (B). (C) and (D) is correct and 1nC1icate your answer accordingly.

Numerals 3 5 7 4 2 6 8 1 0 9
Letter/symbol code: # B E A @ F K % R M

Following conditions apply:

1. If the first digit, as well as the last digit, is odd, both are to be coded as 'X'.
2. If the first digit, as well as the last digit, is even both are to be coded as '$'
3. If the last digit is 'O', it is to be coded as '#'.

Find out the combination for 487692 

$KEFM@

AKEFM@

AKFEM@

$KEFM$

Concept: Coding and Decoding
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1] 175

In the following question, a group of numerals is given followed by four groups of symbol/letter combinations lettered (A), (B), (C) and (D). Numerals are to be coded as per the codes and conditions. You have to find out which of the combinations (A). (B). (C) and (D) is correct and 1nC1icate your answer accordingly.

Numerals 3 5 7 4 2 6 8 1 0 9
Letter/symbol code: * B E A @ F K % R M

Following conditions apply:

1. If the first digit, as well as the last digit, is odd, both are to be coded as 'X'.
2. If the first digit, as well as the last digit, is even both are to be coded as '$'
3. If the last digit is 'O', it is to be coded as '#'.

Find out the combination for 713540

X%*BA#

E%*BA#

E%*BAR

None of the above

Concept: Coding and Decoding
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1] 176

In the following question, a group of numerals is given followed by four groups of symbol/letter combinations lettered (A), (B), (C) and (D). Numerals are to be coded as per the codes and conditions. You have to find out which of the combinations (A). (B). (C) and (D) is correct and 1nC1icate your answer accordingly.

Numerals 3 5 7 4 2 6 8 1 0 9
Letter/symbol code: * B E A @ F K % R M

Following conditions apply:

1. If the first digit, as well as the last digit, is odd, both are to be coded as 'X'.
2. If the first digit, as well as the last digit, is even both are to be coded as '$'
3. If the last digit is 'O', it is to be coded as '#'.

Find out the combination for 765082

EFB#K@

XFBRK@

EFBRK@

None of the above

Concept: Coding and Decoding
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1] 177

In the following question, a group of numerals is given followed by four groups of symbol/letter combinations lettered (A), (B), (C) and (D). Numerals are to be coded as per the codes and conditions. You have to find out which of the combinations (A). (B). (C) and (D) is correct and 1nC1icate your answer accordingly.

Numerals 3 5 7 4 2 6 8 1 0 9
Letter/symbol code: * B E A @ F K % R M

Following conditions apply:

1. If the first digit, as well as the last digit, is odd, both are to be coded as 'X'.
2. If the first digit, as well as the last digit, is even both are to be coded as '$'
3. If the last digit is 'O', it is to be coded as '#'.

Find out the combination for 364819

*FAK%X

XFAK&M

*FAK%M

None of the above

Concept: Coding and Decoding
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1] 178

In the following question, a group of numerals is given followed by four groups of symbol/letter combinations lettered (A), (B), (C) and (D). Numerals are to be coded as per the codes and conditions. You have to find out which of the combinations (A). (B). (C) and (D) is correct and 1nC1icate your answer accordingly.

Numerals 3 5 7 4 2 6 8 1 0 9
Letter/symbol code: * B E A @ F K % R M

Following conditions apply:

1. If the first digit, as well as the last digit, is odd, both are to be coded as 'X'.
2. If the first digit, as well as the last digit, is even both are to be coded as '$'
3. If the last digit is 'O', it is to be coded as '#'.

Find out the combination for 546839

XAFK*X

XAFK*M

BAFK*X

None of the above

Concept: Coding and Decoding
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1] 179

Choose the best option that correctly classifies the four sentences as a :

F: Fact: if it relates to a known matter of direct observation, or an existing reality or something known to be true
J: Judgment: If it is an opinion or estimate or anticipation of common sense or intention.
I: Inference: If it is a logical conclusion or deduction about something based:I on the knowledge of facts.

A. Everyday social life is impossible without interpersonal relationships.

B. The root of many misunderstandings has been cited in poor relations individuals.

C. Assuming the above to be true. social life will be much better if people understand the importance of good interpersonal relations.

D. A study reveals that interpersonal relations and hence life, in general, can be improved with a little effort on the part of individuals.

FJIJ

JFIF

FIFJ

IFFJ

Concept: Analytical and Logical Reseasoning
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1] 180

Choose the best option that correctly classifies the four sentences as a :

F: Fact: if it relates to a known matter of direct observation, or an existing reality or something known to be true
J: Judgment: If it is an opinion or estimate or anticipation of common sense or intention.
I: Inference: If it is a logical conclusion or deduction about something based on the knowledge of facts.

A. The Cabinet minister definitely took the wrong step in giving the government contract.

B. Under the circumstances, he had many other alternatives.

C. The Prime Minister is embarrassed due to the minister's decision.

D. If he has put the government in jeopardy, the minister must resign.

JFFI

IFJI

FFJI

IFIJ

Concept: Statement and Arguments (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1] 181

From the alternatives, choose the one which correctly classifies the four sentences as a.   
F: Fact: If it relates to known matter of direct observation, or an existing reality or something known to be true.   
J: Judgment: If it is an opinion or estimate or anticipation of common sense or intention.  
I: Inference: If it is a logical conclusion or deduction about something based on the knowledge of fact.

(1) If democracy is to survive, people must develop a  sense of consumerism.   
(2) Consumerism has helped improve the quality of goods in certain countries.   
(3) The protected environment in our country is helping the local manufacturers.   
(4) The quality of goods suffers it the manufacturers take undue advantage of this. 

IJFI  

JFJI 

IJJF

IFJJ

Concept: Critical Reasoning (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1] 182

Question consists of five statements followed by options consisting of three statements put together in a sped fie order Choose the best option which indicates a valid argument, that is, where the third statement is a conclusion drawn from the preceding two statements.

A. Traffic congestion increases carbon monoxide in the environment.

B. Increase in carbon monoxide is hazardous to wealth.

C. Traffic congestion is hazardous to health.

D. Some traffic congestion does not cause increase carbon monoxide.

E. Some traffic congestion is not hazardous to health.

CBA

BDE

CDE

BAC

Concept: Statement and Arguments (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1] 183

Question consists of five statements followed by options consisting of three statements put together in a sped fie order Choose the best option which indicates a valid argument, that is, where the third statement is a conclusion drawn from the preceding two statements.

A. MBAs are in great demand.

B. Samrat ana Akshita are in great demand

C. Samrat is in great demand.

D. Akshita is in great demand.

E. Samrat and Akshita are MBAs

ABE

ECD

AEB

EBA

Concept: Statement and Arguments (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1] 184

Question consists of five statements followed by options consisting of three statements put together in a specific order Choose the best option which indicates a valid argument, that is, where the third statement is a conclusion drawn from the preceding two statements.

A. All software companies employ knowledge workers.

B. infotech employees are knowledge workers.

C. Infotech is a software company.

D. Some software companies employ knowledge workers.

E. lnfotech employs only knowledge workers.

ABC

ACB

CDB

ACE

Concept: Statement and Arguments (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1] 185

Read the following information carefully to choose best option for the question.

  • 'M% L' means that M is brother of L.
  • 'L × M' means that L is mother of M.
  • 'L/ M' means that L is sister of M.
  • 'L = M' means that L is father of M.

 Which of the following means 'I is the nephew of Q'?

(i) Q% J = I

(ii) `"Q"/"M" × "B"% "I"`

(iii) `"Q"/"I" = "B" % "Q"`

Only iii

Only i

Only ii

None of these

Concept: Blood Relationships (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1] 186

Read the following information carefully to choose best option for the question: 

If 'A $ B' means that A is the father of B. 'A * B' means that A is the mother of B. 'A @ B' means that A is the wife of B, then which of the following means that M is the grand- mother of N?

M * R $ T @ N

M * R @ T @ N

M * T $ N @ R

M * T $ R @ N

Concept: Blood Relationships (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1] 187

The question contains two statements numbers I and II.

You have to decide whether the information provided in the statements is sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and give your answer as:

Answer (1)  If the information in the statement I alone are sufficient to answer the questions.

Answer (2) If the information in statement II alone is sufficient to answer the questions.

Answer (3) If the information either in statement I alone or in statement II atone is sufficient to answer the questions.

Answer (4) If the information even in both statement I and II together are not sufficient to answer the questions

Can a democratic system operate without effective opposition?

I. The opposition is indispensable.

II. A good politician always learns more from his opponents than from his fervent supporters.

Answer (1)

Answer (2)

Answer (3)

Answer (4)

Concept: Statement and Action (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1] 188

The question contains two statements numbers I and II.

You have to decide whether the information provided in the statements is sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and give your answer as:

Answer (1)  If the information in the statement I alone are sufficient to answer the questions.

Answer (2) If the information in statement II alone is sufficient to answer the questions.

Answer (3) If the information either in statement I alone or in statement II atone is sufficient to answer the questions.

Answer (4) If the information even in both statement I and II together are not sufficient to answer the questions

Do habits make men·s life rigid?

I. It is out of habit that people envy others.

II. Men become slave of habits.

Answer (1)

Answer (2)

Answer (3)

Answer (4)

Concept: Statement and Action (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1] 189

The question contains two statements numbers I and II.

You have to decide whether the information provided in the statements is sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and give your answer as:

Answer (1)  If the information in the statement I alone are sufficient to answer the questions.

Answer (2) If the information in statement II alone is sufficient to answer the questions.

Answer (3) If the information either in statement I alone or in statement II atone is sufficient to answer the questions.

Answer (4) If the information even in both statement I and II together are not sufficient to answer the questions

Does intelligence predict the child's ability to learn? 

I. Intelligence is unaffected by bad teaching or dull home environment.

II. Children from poor home back.grounds do not do w•ll in their school

Answer (1)

Answer (2)

Answer (3)

Answer (4)

Concept: Statement and Action (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1] 190

In the following question some capital alphabets are written in a row, below them their coding has been given. In the question, a particular word has been coded in a particular manner using codes as given below the capital letters.

You have to understand the pattern of cooing ana nave to answer the question subsequently.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
U a 2 v b w 3 t 4 x s y 5 z 6 c d 8 7 e r h 9 I p q

If DASH is 2a84, then SMASH is?

7 5 U 7 t

e y a 8 4

8 z q e 3

8 z q e 4

Concept: Coding and Decoding
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1] 191

In the following question, some capital alphabets are written in a row, below them their coding has been given. In the question, a particular word has been coded in a particular manner using codes as given below the capital letters.

You have to understand the pattern of cooing ana nave to answer the question subsequently.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
U a 2 v b w 3 t 4 x s y 5 z 6 c d 8 7 e r h 9 I p q

If FASHION is z64t7w, then POSITION is?

z 6 4 e 4 7 6 c

2 6 4 e 4 7 c 6

c 6 7 4 e 4 6 z

c 6 7 4 e 4 z 6

Concept: Coding and Decoding
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1] 192

In the following question, some capital alphabets are written in a row, below them their coding has been given. In the question, a particular word has been coded in a particular manner using codes as given below the capital letters.

You have to understand the pattern of cooing ana nave to answer the question subsequently.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
U a 2 v b w 3 t 4 x s y 5 z 6 c d 8 7 e r h 9 I p q

If LONDON is 5c62z5, then EUROPE is?

w h 7 c d w

w h 7 z 6 v

b r 7 6 c b

w h 7 6 c b

Concept: Coding and Decoding
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1] 193

The question contains two statements and two conclusions numbered I and II.

You have to take the two given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts and decide which of the given conclusion(s) logically follow(s) from the two given statements.

Answer (1) If only conclusion I follows.
Answer (2) If only conclusion II follows.
Answer (3) If neither I nor II follows.
Answer (4) 1 f both I and II follows.

Statements:
I. Some players are singers.  
II. All singers are tall.

Conclusions:

I. Some players are tall.
II. All players are tall.

Answer (1)

Answer (2)

Answer (3)

Answer (4)

Concept: Syllogism
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1] 194

The question contains two statements and two conclusions numbered I and II.

You have to take the two given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts and decide which of the given conclusion(s) logically follow(s) from the two given statements.

Answer (1) If only conclusion I follows.
Answer (2) If only conclusion II follows.
Answer (3) If neither I nor II follows.
Answer (4) 1 f both I and II follows.

Statements:
I. Some vegetables are fruits.
II. No fruit is black.

Conclusions: 
I. Some fruits are vegetables.
II. No vegetable is black.

Answer (1)

Answer (2)

Answer (3)

Answer (4)

Concept: Syllogism
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1] 195

Amit first goes in South direction. then he turns towards left and travels for some distance After that he turns right and moves a certain distance. At last, he turns left and travels again for some distance. Now. in which direction is he moving?

South

West

East

None of the above

Concept: Direction and Distance Test (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1] 196

There are six houses in a row. Mr. Aalekh has Mr. Mishra and Mr. lliyas as neighbors. Mr. Mritynjay has Mr. Sandeep and Mr. Nayakas neighbours. Mr. Sandeep's house is not next to Mr. Mishra or Mr. lliyas and Mr. Nayakdoes not live next to Mr. lliyas who are Mr. Mishra's next-door neighbors? 

Mr. Aalekh and Mr. Mishra

Mr Aalekh and Mr lliyas

Mr Nayak and Mr. Aalekh

None of the above

Concept: Ranking (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1] 197

From the word 'LAPAROSCOPY', how many independent meaningful Enghsh words can be made without changing the order of the letters and using each letter only once? 

1

2

3

4

Concept: Alphabet and Numeric Test
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1] 198

If Monday falls on 1st of October, which day will fall three days after the 20th in that month? 

Monday

Tuesday

Saturday

Wednesday

Concept: Clock and Calender (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1] 199

In the word GRAPHOLOGIST, if 1st and 7th letters, 2nd and 9th letters, 3rd letter and 11th letters, 4th and  8th letters and 5th and 12th letters are mutually interchanged then which letter will be 6th letter from the left or 10th letter from the left side?

S

T

G

None of the above

Concept: Alphabet and Numeric Test
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1] 200

The son of M is the father of N and grandfather (Mother's father) of R. s is the daughter of N and sister of B. On the basis of this information, how is M related to B?

Grandfather

Grandmother

Grandmother's mother

None of the above

Concept: Blood Relationships (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
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