Physical courage is associated with:
Bravery and valour
Gallantry and courage
Criticism and embarrassment
Denigration and discomfort
"— their sterile purity jealously protected from the seductive advances of private enterprise" the author here is referring to
The family silver of the public institutions.
The rigid financial practices of the public institutions.
The productive assets of the public institutions.
None of these.
Which of the following are some reasons of the scarcity of talented teachers?
Low salaries and poor infrastructures of schools.
Increase in the number of schools
The increase in the number of pass-outs from the teacher training institutes.
The define of spiritualism in teachers
What, according to the author, has always character I zcti the Hindu religion?
Spirituality and reactivity
Proactivity and individual dignity
Dynamism and growth
Morality and stagnation
Collective wisdom and democracy
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.
None of these
The author acknowledges that Mondrian's pieces may have ended up looking like a scrabble board because
many people declared the poor gay . played too many scrabble games.
Mondrian believed in the grid-works' approach to abstractionist painting.
Mondrian was trying to convey the message of simplicity and rational order.
Mondrian yearned from his Trees series to evolve a grid system.
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.
Which of the following are behavioral economists not studying?
Biotic disturbances in the context means
Attacks from other living things, animals, etc..
The disturbances caused by the natives on seeing the strange foreigners.
The political disturbances causing the closedown of the park.
Disturbances caused by the wild animals on seeing the tourists.
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
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.
Kamala howled at ten, twelve and three at night because
All Indian wolves howl at those times.
During her formative years, she was exposed to howling at these specified times and she too acquired the pattern.
She was rewarded for howling at these times
None of the above
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.
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
High level of anxiety
produces higher motivation
increases the level of ability
strengthens the relationship between motivation and performance
decreases job satisfaction
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
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
How compensation is usually provided?
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
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.
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.
Enraptured by space. Critics have often said that space flight has been an
Which amongst the following options is a dynamic way of attracting people and is adopted by companies?
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.
Choose the word that is the same in meaning as the word "aboiind" as used in the passage.
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.
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 industry is poised1) for a quantum 2) jump as it has ventured into Indian markets which have excellent 3) growth opportunities 4).All Correct 5)
The industry is poised
for a quantum
jump as it has ventured into Indian markets which have excellent
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