NTSE Stage-2 (National-Level) Scholastic-Aptitude & Language Comprehension: Questions 385 - 389 of 828

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Passage

At Mangalore, Tipu inflicted a crushing defeat on the large English army under Campbell. Then, Tipu left for Cuddapah to join his commander Qamar-ud-din. There he defeated the troops under traitor Sayyad Mohammad and then routed the English army sent under Montgomery to assist Sayyad Mohammad.

At the end of the battle, Tipu looked down on Sayyad Mohammad who surrendered before him and begged for mercy. His cold calm figure glowed in splendid armor. He listened attentively but without change of expression. Every onlooker thought that he could forecast what the answer would be, for Sayyad Mohammad had added to his treachery by killing in cold blood hundreds of Tipu’s loyalists. Tipu replied’ I grant you your life, not in forgetfulness of what you did but in remembrance of who your father was. ′ Sayyad Mohammad’s father was a man of religion, attached to the tomb of Gisu Daraz at Gulbarga.

The reply almost led to a quarrel between Tipu Sultan and his trusted commander, Qamar-ud-din. The quarrel ended only when Tipu Sultan cried ‘You call me a king but question each act. It seems, I am your king only when I command to kill. But I cannot, it seems, command to spare a life, if I choose. ’ This was not a kingly act, Qamar-ud-din thought. We are only increasing the number of wolves against us, he wanted to say. But after this outburst, he knew, it was no use arguing further.

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» English Language » Reading Comprehension

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Question

According to Tipu’s commander. Tipu’s decision would

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

defeat Qamar-ud-din’s army

b.

support the loyalists

c.

encourage the traitors

d.

bring back Sayyad to Tipu’s camp

Question number: 386

» 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.

Add fuel to the flame

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

To keep unchained

b.

In disorder

c.

Keep the fire burning

d.

To make matter worse

Question number: 387

» English Language » Sentence Completion

Appeared in Year: 2013

MCQ▾

Question

Choose the word which best fills the blank from the four options given below.

The landlord………. . the tenant for not paying rent.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

posted

b.

shooed

c.

evicted

d.

forced

Question number: 388

» Economics » Agriculture

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Question

Which of the following methods are used to restrict soil erosion?

I. Ploughing along contour lines

II. Strip cropping

III. Jhumming

IV. Mixed farming

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

II and IV

b.

III and II

c.

I and II

d.

I and III

Question number: 389

» General Knowledge » India

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Assertion (Ꭺ)

Although only the southern part of India lies in tropical region, the whole of India has tropical climate.

Reason (Ꭱ)

Himalaya mountain ranges protect it from the northerly cold winds.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

b.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

c.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ

d.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

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