English - Comprehension

Choose the word which is most OPPOSITE in meaning of the word given in bold as used in the passage  consensus

A.   deviant

B.  disagreement

C.  dejection

D.  denial

E.  dissuasion

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However, since the beginning of the nineties, free market forces have been allowed to play for ensuring all-round development in Indian market as well. Which of the following sentences would immediately precede the above sentence?

A.  Entry of various market force increased the competition faced by the indigenous organisations manifold.

B.  The severe shortage of newest technology and products in the late 1980s ended with the entry of foreign players in the Indian market.

C.  A major roadblock faced by the foreign investors was the poor infrastructural facilities which was however overtaken by the prospects seen in the huge market.

D.  India had been following a very selective and conservative economic policy during the late 1980s

E.  None of these.

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Which of the following is NOT true in the context of the passage? (A) The old couple were misers though they were very rich. (B) Both the King's minister and the drum had magical powers ‘ . (C) Kamlesh's wife was greedier than he was.

A.  Only (A) & (C)

B.  Only (B) & (C)

C.  Only (B)

D.  All (A), (B) & (C)

E.  None of these

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Choose the word/group of words which is most similar in meaning to the word/group of words printed in bold as used in the passage. WORRIED  

A.  angry

B.  concerned

C.  relaxed

D.  annoyed

E.  confused

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Choose the word which is most OPPOSITE in meaning of the word given in bold as used in the passage volatility

A.   agitation

B.  effervescence

C.  optimism

D.  disparity

E.  inactivity

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What is the author's main objective in writing the passage?

A.  To suggest the ways to improve quality of education in India.

B.  To highlight the corruption present in the education sector.

C.  To compare the education sector with other sectors.

D.  To suggest some temporary solutions to the problem in education

E.  None of these

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Which of the following will be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?

A.  B

B.  C

C.  D

D.  E

E.  F

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Which of the following suggestions have been made by the author to improve the state of education in India? A) Allowing the corporate organisations to enter the education sector. B) Easy availability of loans and scholarships for making education more affordable. C) A rating system for all the organizations to ensure quality.

A.  Only A

B.  Only A and B

C.  Only A and C

D.  Only A, Band B

E.  None of these

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An aeroplane files twice is fast than a train which covers 60 miles in 80 minutes. What distance will the aeroplane cover in 20 minutes?

A.  30 miles

B.  50 miles

C.  35 miles

D.  40 miles

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