According to the passage, performance appraisal helps to
determine goal congruency
All of these
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
None of these
How compensation is usually provided?
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
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
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
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 are behavioral economists not studying?
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.
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 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.
Physical courage is associated with:
Bravery and valour
Gallantry and courage
Criticism and embarrassment
Denigration and discomfort
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 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.
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
Choose the word that is the same in meaning as the word "aboiind" as used in the passage.
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
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 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.
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 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
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
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
How does MECE help in structuring your thinking?
All of the above
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
"— 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 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.
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.