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Passage

The Road Not Taken

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,

And sorry I could not travel both

And be one traveller, long I stood

And looked down one as far as I could

To where it bent in the undergrowth;

Then took the other, as just as fair,

And having perhaps the better claim,

Because it was grassy and wanted wear;

Though as for that the passing there

Had worn them really about the same,

And both that morning equally lay

In leaves no step had trodden black.

Oh, I kept the first for another day!

Yet knowing how way leads on to way,

I doubted if I should ever come back,

I shall be telling this with a sigh

Somewhere ages and ages hence

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I

I took the one less travelled by,

And that has made all the differences.

– Robert Frost

Question number: 65 (5 of 6 Based on Passage) Show Passage

» Reading Comprehension » Poetry

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Question

‘I shall to telling this with a sigh’. Here, ‘this’ refers to-

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

the poet’s journey through the chose path

b.

the poet’s miseries of life

c.

the poet’s story of success

d.

None of the above

Question number: 66 (6 of 6 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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MCQ▾

Question

‘The two roads’ in the poem signifies-

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Choice (4) Response

a.

the failure and the success in life

b.

the right and the wrong paths in life

c.

the two different characters

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Passage

Power and Possession have been central pursuits of modern civilization for a long time. They blocked out or distorted other features of the western renaissance’ (revival) which promised so much for humanity. What people have been and are still being taught to prize are money, success, control over the lives of other acquisition of more and more objects. Modern social, political and economic systems, whether capitalist, fascist or communist, reject in their working the basic principle that the free and creative unfoldment of every man, woman and child is the true measure of the worth of any society. Such infoldment required understanding and imagination, integrity and compassion, cooperation among people and harmony between the human species and the rest of nature. Acquisitiveness and the pursuit of power have made the modern man an aggressor against everything that is non-human, an exploiter and appressor of those who are poor, meek and unorganized, a pathological type who hates and distrusts the world and suffers from both acute loneliness and false pride.

The need for a new renaissance is deeply felt by those sensitive and conscientious men and women who not only perceive the dimensions of the crisis of out age but who also realise that only through conscious and cooperative human effort may this crisis be met and probably even overcome.

Question number: 67 (1 of 9 Based on Passage) Show Passage

» Reading Comprehension » Prose or Drama

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Question

Which of the following is most opposite in meaning to the word ‘central’ as used in the passage?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Major

b.

Lateral

c.

Peripheral

d.

Inadequate

Question number: 68 (2 of 9 Based on Passage) Show Passage

» Reading Comprehension » Prose or Drama

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Question

The author hopes that the present crisis can be solved by-

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

devoted individual efforts

b.

different political systems

c.

purposeful and collective human efforts

d.

spiritually developed individuals

Question number: 69 (3 of 9 Based on Passage) Show Passage

» Reading Comprehension » Prose or Drama

MCQ▾

Question

Which of the following is one of the requirements bringing out the best in man?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Power

b.

Success

c.

Money

d.

Understanding

Question number: 70 (4 of 9 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

The real attainment of any society can be adjudged by which of the following-

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The degree of freedom for pursuing more and more power

b.

Total victimization of conscientious persons

c.

The encouragement for acquisitive tendencies

d.

None of the above

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