NTSE Stage-2 (National-Level) Scholastic-Aptitude & Language Comprehension: Questions 308 - 313 of 816

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Question number: 308

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

The shepherd was looking after the………. of sheep.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

crew

b.

gang

c.

flock

d.

fleet

Question number: 309

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Median of a data set is a number which has an equal number of observations below and above it. The median of the data 1,9, 4,3, 7,6, 8,8, 12,15 is

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

7

b.

any number between 7 and 8

c.

7.5

d.

8

Question number: 310

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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?

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Choice (4)Response

a.

Roman Catholic Church

b.

Martin Luther

c.

Gutenberg

d.

Menocchio

Question number: 311

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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

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Choice (4)Response

a.

14

b.

12

c.

18

d.

3

Question number: 312

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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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Which of the following may be assumed to be acceptable to the writer?

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Choice (4)Response

a.

Technical perfections the most important quality of a cricketer

b.

Cricket is a business to many batsmen

c.

The soul of cricket is adventure rather than dead perfectionism

d.

Risk-taking is unwise in cricket