English Language (NTSE Stage-2 (National-Level) Scholastic-Aptitude & Language Comprehension): Questions 68 - 72 of 292

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Question number: 68

» English Language » Synonyms

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Question

Select the meaning of given Phrases/Idioms.

Rip off

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

To tolrate

b.

To change

c.

To cheat

d.

Meat by chance

Question number: 69

» English Language » Sentence Completion

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

The different judge gave his note of________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

different

b.

dissent

c.

decent

d.

descent

Passage

Finally, the bomb was prepared. The site chosen for the test explosion was the desert region, two hundred miles from Los Alamos. Ten seconds before zero hour a green flare warned the spectators to keep down. Then, came the blinding flash. The entire area was suddenly brighter than the brightest daylight and the bomb was like a ball of fire. Then, came the tremendous roar and the heavy pressure wave, which knocked down two men outside the control Centre and then came the cloud-the mushroom cloud, all the colours of the rainbow, ironically beautiful, surging up to our 40000 feet over 10000 feet higher than the Everest.

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» English Language » Reading Comprehension

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‘A green flare warned the spectators to keep down’ means that-

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Choice (4) Response

a.

the sudden burst of green light over powered the spectators and they lay down on the ground

b.

the green light was too dazzling and so they decided to lie down

c.

the sudden burst of green light gave the spectators notice of possible danger and suggested that they should lie down flat on the ground

d.

a dazzling flame kept the spectators down

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» English Language » Reading Comprehension

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Which of the following best helps to bring out the precise meaning of zero hour?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Exact time at which operations are to begin

b.

Twelve O’clock in the middle of the day

c.

6 O’clock in the morning

d.

Twelve O’clock at night

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» English Language » Reading Comprehension

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‘And then came the cloud-the mushroom cloud’. This means that-

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Choice (4) Response

a.

the explosion produced huge masses of clouds

b.

dark rain clouds covered the sky

c.

mushrooms grew so fast that they soon assumed the form of clouds

d.

as a result of nuclear explosion huge masses of smoke and dust spiraling upwards looked like a gigantic mushroom

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