NTSE Stage-2 (National-Level) Scholastic-Aptitude & Language Comprehension: Questions 233 - 238 of 816

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Question number: 233

» English Language » Sentence Completion

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Question

Choose the word which best fills the blank from the following given options.

A certain sailor was on voyage in his ship when a………. . arose.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

storm

b.

Wave

c.

tempest

d.

gale

Question number: 234

» History » British Raj

Appeared in Year: 2013

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Question

The Forest Act of 1878 divided forests into:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Reserved and protected forests.

b.

Protected and village forests.

c.

Reserved, protected and village forests.

d.

bio-sphere reserves and wild life sanctuaries.

Question number: 235

» English Language » One Word Substitution

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Question

Select the correct meaning of the idioms and phrases out of the four choices given.

Get on

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Progress

b.

Escape

c.

To stop

d.

Rise from bed

Question number: 236

» English Language » Antonyms

Appeared in Year: 2013

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Question

Select the word which means the opposite of the given word.

Criticize

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

defend

b.

create

c.

fault

d.

acclaim

Question number: 237

» Political Science » Democracy and Elections

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Question

Democracy is considered to be better than other forms of government. Which of the following statements support this claim?

I. It is a more accountable form of government.

II. It improves the quality of decision making.

III. It ensures rapid economic development of citizens.

IV. It enhances the dignity of citizens.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

I, II and IV

b.

I, II and III

c.

I and III

d.

II, III and IV

Passage

In the following passage, there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. For each blank four words are suggested, one of which fits the Blank. Find the appropriate word in each case.

For generation man has ________ (1) ________ against the wilds to create a world where only be ________ (2) ________ whether animals and plants survive or are ________ (3) ________ out. Earlier we accepted as self-evident that any ________ (4) ________ in our environment brought about by science and technology must be improvements ________ (5) ________ the world of our ________ (6) ________. However, many people all over the world have begun to feel that ________ (7) ________ are going too far and that we should try to ________ (8) ________ some of the world’s original life before we find it ________ (9) ________ too late. The same science which had led us away from nature is now ________ (10) ________ the miracle of creation.

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» English Language » Paragraph Completion

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Question

Fill in the blanks at ________ (5) ________

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

at

b.

in

c.

over

d.

for

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