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Question 1

Verbal Ability

Appeared in Year: 2016

Question

MCQ▾

The Buddha said, “Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burnt.”

Select the word below which is closest in meaning to the word underlined above.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

clutching

b.

igniting

c.

flinging

d.

burning

Question 2

Verbal Ability

Appeared in Year: 2016

Question

MCQ▾

An apple costs ₹ 10. An onion costs ₹ 8.

Select the most suitable sentence with respect to grammar and usage.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The price of an apple is greater than an onion.

b.

The price of an apple is more than onion.

c.

The price of an apple is greater than that of an onion.

d.

Apples are more costlier than onions.

Question 3

Verbal Ability

Appeared in Year: 2016

Question

MCQ▾

A flat is shared by four first year undergraduate students. They agreed to allow the oldest of them to enjoy some extra space in the flat. Manu is two months older Sravan, who is three months younger than Trideep. Pavan is one month older than Sravan. Who should occupy the extra space in the flat?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Manu

b.

Trideep

c.

Sravan

d.

Pravan

Question 4

Verbal Ability

Appeared in Year: 2016

Question

MCQ▾

The overwhelming number of people infected with rabies in India has been flagged by the World Health Organization as a source of concern. It is estimated that inoculating 70 % of pets and stray dogs against rabies can lead to a significant reduction in the number of people infected with rabies.

Which of the following can be logically inferred from the above sentences?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The number of people in India infected with rabies is high.

b.

Rabies can be eradicated in India by vaccinating 70 % of stray dogs.

c.

The number of people in other parts of the world who are infected with rabies is low.

d.

Stray dogs are the main source of rabies worldwide.

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