Reading Comprehension-Prose or Drama (CTET (Central Teacher Eligibility Test) Paper-I English): Questions 162 - 167 of 170

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It is very hard to reconcile the ideas of various schools of thought on the question of education. Some people maintain that pupils at school should concentrate on a narrow range of subjects, which will benefit them directly in their subsequent careers. Other contend that they should study a wide range of subjects, so that they have not only the specialised knowledge necessary for their chosen careers but also sound general knowledge about the world they will have to work and live in. Supporters of the first theory state that the greatest contributions to civilisation are made by those who are most expert in their trade on profession. Those on the other side say that, unless that have a broad general education, the experts will be too narrow in their outlook to have sympathy with their fellows or a proper sense of responsibility towards humanity as a whole.

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Broad general knowledge is necessary because-

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Choice (4) Response

a.

without it no one would get a job

b.

it teaches us about different things

c.

specialisation is incomplete without it

d.

it broadens one’s outlook

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‘Unless’ in the passage is used as -

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Choice (4) Response

a.

gerund

b.

conjunction

c.

interjection

d.

participle

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‘Schools of thought’ can be explained as -

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Choice (4) Response

a.

groups of people who study in a particular school thoughtfully

b.

groups of people who are schooled to think

c.

groups of people having the same ideas but with different perception on a particular subject

d.

groups of people whose job is to think

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‘Contend’ in the passage means-

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Choice (4) Response

a.

realise

b.

support

c.

quarrel

d.

wish

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According to the second school of thought, education will not be very effective if pupils-

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Choice (4) Response

a.

ignore the study of fine arts

b.

have nothing but general knowledge

c.

have inadequate knowledge of their own work

d.

do not have a wide general education

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Pick out a word from the passage, the means ‘to find a way of dealing with two or more things’.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

reconcile

b.

Outlook

c.

expert

d.

Concentrate

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