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Verbal Questions

May 21st, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized

Directions for questions next 5 Verbal Questions: Sentences given in each verbal question, when properly sequenced, form a coherent paragraph. The first and last sentences are 1 and 6, and the four in-between are labeled A, B, C and D. Choose the most logical order of these four sentences from among the four given choices to construct a coherent paragraph from sentences 1 to 6.

1. [1] India’s experience of industrialization is characteristic of the difficulties faced by a newly independent developing country.
A. In 1947, India was undoubtedly an under-developed country with one of the lowest per capita incomes in the world.
B. Indian industrialization was the result of a conscious, deliberate policy of growth by an indigenous political elite.
C. Today India ranks fifth in the international community of nations if measured in terms of purchasing power.
D. Even today, however, the benefits of Indian industrialization since independence have not reached the masses.
6. Industrialization in India has been a limited success; one more example of growth without development.
a. CDAB
b. DCBA
c. CABD
d. BACD
e. ABCD

2. [1] The necessity for regional integration in South Asia is underlined by the very history of the last 45 years since the liquidation of the British empire in this part of the world.
A. After the partition of the Indian subcontinent, Pakistan was formed in that very area which the imperial powers had always marked out as the potential base for operations against the Russian power in Central Asia.
B. Because of the disunity and ill-will among the South Asian neighbours, particularly India and Pakistan, great powers from outside the area could meddle into their affairs and thereby keep neighbours apart.
C. It needs to be added that it was the bountiful supply of sophisticated arms that emboldened Pakistan to go for warlike bellicosity towards India.
D. As a part of the cold war strategy of the US, Pakistan was sucked into Washington’s military alliance spreading over the years.
6. Internally too, it was the massive induction of American arms into Pakistan which empowered the military junta of that country to stub out the civilian government and destroy democracy in Pakistan.
a. ACBD
b. ABDC
c. CBAD
d. DCAB
e. BADC

3. [1] The success of any unit in a competitive environment depends on prudent management sources.
A. In this context, it would have been more appropriate, if the concept of accelerated depreciation, together with additional incentives towards capital allowances for recouping a portion of the cost of replacements out of the current generations, had been accepted.
B. Added to this are negligible retention of profits because of inadequate capital allowances and artificial disallowances of genuine outflows.
C. One significant cause for poor generation of surpluses is the high cost of capital and its servicing cost.
D. The lack of a mechanism in Indian tax laws for quick recovery of capital costs has not received its due attention.
6. While this may apparently look costly from the point of view of the exchequer, the ultimate cost to the government and the community in the form of losses suffered through poor viability will be prohibitive.
a. ADBC
b. BCDA
c. CBDA
d. DBAC
e. CBAD

4. [1] It is often said that good actors can get out of a play more than the author has put into it.
A. A good actor, bringing to a part his own talent, often gives it a value that the layman on reading
the play had not seen in it, but at the utmost, he can do no more than reach the ideal that the author has been in his mind’s eye.
B. In all my plays I have been fortunate enough to have some of the parts acted as I wanted; but in none have I had all the parts so acted.
C. That is not true.
D. He has to be an actor of address to do this: for the most part, the author has to be satisfied with an approximation of the performance he visualized.
6. This is so obviously inevitable, for the actor who is suited to a certain role may well be engaged and you have to put up with the second or third best, because there is no help for it.
a. BACD
b. DACB
c. CADB
d. DCBA
e. ADBC

5. [1] All human beings are aware of the existence of a power greater than that of the mortals — the name given to such a power by individuals is an outcome of birth, education and choice.
A. Logically, therefore such a power should be remembered in good times also.
B. Their other philanthropic contributions include the construction and maintenance of religious places such as temples or gurudwaras.
C. Industrial organizations also contribute to the veneration of this power by participating in activities such as religious ceremonies and festivities organized by the employees.
D. This power provides an anchor in times of adversity, difficulty and trouble.
6. The top management/managers should participate in all such events, irrespective of their personal choice.
a. CADB
b. BCAD
c. DACB
d. DBCA
e. ADBC

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4 Responses to “Verbal Questions”

  1. abhiron bhattacharya Says:

    e

    e

    a

    c

    c


  2. Amar Says:

    May 25
    ans . D


  3. Neelima Says:

    c
    e
    c
    c
    d


  4. Parameshwari Says:

    i guess it is :
    b
    e
    d
    —(i din’t get this:( )


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