NTSE Stage-2 (National-Level) Scholastic-Aptitude & Language Comprehension: Questions 309 - 314 of 816

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Question number: 309

» General Knowledge » World

Appeared in Year: 2013

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Printing created possibilities of wider circulation of ideas. Who offer following hailed printing as the ultimate gift of God?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Martin Luther

b.

Gutenberg

c.

Roman Catholic Church

d.

Menocchio

Question number: 310

» Mathematics » Linear Equation

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Rs. l and Rs. 5 coins are available (as many required). Find the smallest payments which cannot be made by these coins, if not more than 5 coins are allowed

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

14

b.

18

c.

3

d.

12

Question number: 311

» English Language » Antonyms

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In these questions a keyword is followed by four choices. Choose the one opposite to it in the meaning.

Occupant

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Citizen

b.

Promptness

c.

Outsider

d.

Resident

Passage

There are dull, mechanic fellows who turn out runs with as little emotion as a machine turns out pins. There is no colour, no enthusiasm, no character in their play. Cricket is not an adventure to them, it is a business. It was so with Shrewsbury. His technical perfection was astonishing; but the soul of the game was wanting in him. There was no sunshine in his play, no shift surprise of splendid unselfishness. And without these things, without gaiety, daring and the spirit of sacrifice cricket is a dead thing.

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» English Language » Reading Comprehension

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Which of the following expressions best reflects the general idea of the passage?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The technically perfect cricketer

b.

The style of a famous cricket player

c.

Machine versus man

d.

The need of enthusiasm and daring in cricket

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» English Language » Reading Comprehension

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It was so with Shrewsbury. In this sentence Shrewsbury refers to

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

an annual cricket match

b.

a city where cricket was played

c.

a famous cricketer

d.

a finer bowler

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» English Language » Reading Comprehension

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Which one of the following statements best conveys to the reader the writer’s idea?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The batsman’s technical perfection should be astonishing and it is most important in cricket

b.

A good batsman must be able to turn out runs as quickly as a machine produces pins

c.

Without the spirit of sacrifice cricket is a dead thing

d.

There was no sunshine in Shrewsbury’s play, but that was not necessary

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