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
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.
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 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
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
Choose the word that is the same in meaning as the word "aboiind" as used in the passage.
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
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.
According to the passage, performance appraisal helps to
determine goal congruency
All of these
Her face buries itself on his rough shirt and he could feel the fragrance of her hair and the warmth of her as she sobbed against his breast
sinking itself in his rough shirt
buried itself in his rough shirt
dipped itself in his rough shirt
sank itself in his rough shirt
No correction required
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
Which of the following statements reflects or captures the author's view on the search for extraterrestrial intelligence?
It is a vain attempt by man to underpin his fragile existence.
It is in danger of becoming a latter day religion.
Were the search to yield positive results, man would accord those creatures super god status.
The belief that there are aliens in the universe springs from enormous faith and the pursuit reflects man's spiritual urge.
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.
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.
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
How compensation is usually provided?
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 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.
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.
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?
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 is most nearly the SAME in meaning as the word HASSLE-FREE used in the passage?
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
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.