Which of the following may be the closest in meaning to the statement "restored India to Indian history"?
Indian historian began writing Indian history.
Trained historians began writing Indian history
Writing India-centric Indian history began.
Indian history began to be written in India.
Which one of the following parallels between the plow and bereavement counselling is not claimed by theauthor?
Both are innovative technologies.
Both result in migration of the communities into which the innovations are introduced.
Both lead to deserts in the space of only one generation.
Both are tools introduced by outsiders entering existing communities.
According to the first paragraph of the passage, which of the following statements is NOT false
Frank Whittle and Hans von Ohain werev the first to conceive of jet propulsion
Supersonic fighter planes were first used in the Second World War
No man had traveled faster than sound until the 1950s
The exploitation of jet propulsion for supersonic aviation has been remarkably fast
According to the passage, performance appraisal helps to
determine goal congruency
All of these
Which of the following arguments of Ms Aung Suu Kyi is not true?
Women also can bring greater peace to the world.
Men cannot claim they have done more for peace.
Women have the capacity for compassion and sacrifice.
Men have done nothing to dissipate ignorance.
Which of the following according to the author is-the most welcome thing?
The negligible role to be played by the executive in the appointment of judges.
Coordinating role played by the executive in the appointment of judges
The appointment of judges from the ethnic minority classes.
Appointment of judges purely on the basis of merit
None of these
In the context of the passage, according to the author, a life in the military develops arrogance inman and deforms him because
He is trained to think independently and under extreme pressure.
The subordinates cannot question the decision of superiors, irrespective of the outcome of suchdecisions.
Devoid of contact with civilians, the army is actually encouraged to despise them.
The caste system in the French army was so strong those who defied the establishment couldsurvive at the top
The primary purpose of the passage is to
Refute the idea that change is bad for a corporation's long-term health
Describe how long-term planning, despite some potential pitfalls, can help a corporation to grow
Compare and contrast two styles of corporate planning
Evaluate the strategic planning goals of corporate America today
What was the duty of the virgins in the Temple of Vesta?
to light the fire everyday exactly, at a designated time
to light several other fires from the fire of the Temple of Vesta
to see to it that the sacred fire in the temple did not go out
to carry the fire from place to place wherever the Roman's went
What impact do planning policies have on the development of slums ?
They encourage the poor to invest in land thereby perpetuating slums.
They focus on developing rural rather than urban areas so people have to live in slums.
They offer alternative practical suggestions for construction of low-cost housing.
They advocate demolishing homes which violate planning rules, encouraging slums.
Which of the following would have been true if biological linkages structured human society?
The role of mother would have been defined through her reciprocal relationship with her children.
We would not have been offended by the father playing his role 'tongue in cheek'.
Women would have adopted and fostered children rather than giving birth to them.
Even if warlords were physically weaker than their followers, they would still dominate them.
Waiter would have stronger motivation to serve their customers.
Which of the following is most nearly the SAME in meaning as the word HASSLE-FREE used in the passage?
The theory of self-destruction:
is a myth
has been put forward by scientists
is a natural outcome of the cycle of birth and death
none of these
RC question: 1/5
We can infer, from the use of the phrase "... rapid democratisation of the world", in the first para, that:
the world is shrinking, thanks to improved communication.
countries prefer democracy as a form of government.
religion would have changed beyond recognition
people are accorded more freedom in terms of choices.
Which one of the following is not part of the author's characterisation of the conservative trend in Indianabstractionism?
An exploration of the subconscious mind.
A lack of full commitment to non-representational symbols.
An adherence to the symbolic while aspiring to the mystical.
Usage of the images of gods or similar symbols.
Each of the following is cited in the passage as an accomplishment of the Women's Trade Union League EXCEPT
It organized a highly skilled workforce to increase its bargaining power.
It contributed to the development of a group of leaders in America.
It provided essential support to striking women.
It helped fund start-up unions for women.
How does MECE help in structuring your thinking?
All of the above
Whom does the author primarily hold responsible for India not being to overcome the obstacles on the path of prosperity?
The influential avaricious.
The impoverished sections of society.
The main reason why it will be possible to grow bones now is
the discovery of the BMP molecule
the advancements made in the field of tissue engineering
intensive research by medical scientists.
all of the above.
How compensation is usually provided?
Astronomers find it difficult to study the Dark Age because
suitable telescopes are few
the associated events took place aeons ago
the energy source that powers a quasar is unknown
their best chance is to study quasars, which are faint objects to begin with
Physical courage is associated with:
Bravery and valour
Gallantry and courage
Criticism and embarrassment
Denigration and discomfort
Saussure’s conception of language as a communication between addresser and addressee, according tothe author, is exemplified by the
teaching of North Indian classical music by word of mouth and direct demonstration.
use of the recorded cassette as a transmission medium between the music teacher and the trainee.
written down notation sheets of musical compositions.
conductor’s baton and the orchestra.
High level of anxiety
produces higher motivation
increases the level of ability
strengthens the relationship between motivation and performance
decreases job satisfaction
According to the passage, the two-wheeler industry is not adequately concerned about
passenger safety on the roads
life cover insurance of the vehicle owners
pollution control system in the vehicles
rising cost of the two-wheeler
rising cost of petrol in the country
Which of the following is the correct order in which the Hindu religion texts came into being (in increasing order of antiquity)?
Upanishads, Bhagavata Gita, Puranas
Bhagavata Gita, Upanishads, Puranas
Puranas, Bhagavata Gita, Upanishads
Siva Purana, Vishnu Purana, Bhagavata Gita
The sentence which concludes the first paragraph, "Now they knew better", implies that
The two scientists were struck by wonder on seeing maneless lions for the first time.
Though Craig was an expert on the Serengeti lion, now he also knew about the Tsavo lions.
Earlier, Craig and West thought that amateur observers had been mistaken.
Craig was now able to confirm that darkening of the noses as lions aged applied to Tsavo lions as well
Which of the following trend might be considered as not healthy for Indian economy?
A relatively stable rupee.
A low interest rate.
A volatile rupee in foreign exchange market
A monetary policy directed towards domestic price stabilisation
Only C and D
What do the Asian Development Bank statistics indicate?
Asian economies are financially more sound than those of the developed world.
The financial crisis impacted the West far more than it did Asia.
Asia countries have aligned themselves on lines similar to the European Union.
Western countries are sceptical about trading with developing countries.
Asian countries have been actively opening their markets to one another.
The author is of the view that civilized behavior is a function of
The emergence of institutions and the faith and trust that they can generate among the people.
Rejecting the Mughal notion of justice.
Breaking new boundaries overnight.
Spiritual recruitment and political reconstruction