English Language (NTSE Stage-2 (National-Level) Scholastic-Aptitude & Language Comprehension): Questions 261 - 265 of 292

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Question number: 261

» English Language » Sentence Completion

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Question

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.

flock

b.

gang

c.

fleet

d.

crew

Question number: 262

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

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Cricket is a business to many batsmen

b.

Technical perfections the most important quality of a cricketer

c.

The soul of cricket is adventure rather than dead perfectionism

d.

Risk-taking is unwise in cricket

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