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Quiz 1 Inferred Meaning

Question 1

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Based on the given passage find out which of the following statements can be inferred from the passage.

According to recent study, in the local municipal elections, the candidate who interacts more with the Residents Welfare Association and wins their trust will get the maximum name recognition in the election.

Local Residents Welfare Associations are the most important factor in elections in the city.

Local Residents Welfare Associations are the most important factor in elections in the city.

Maximum name recognition will help a candidate with a higher percentage of votes cast during the election.

Maximum name recognition will help a candidate with a higher percentage of votes cast during the election.

Resident‘s welfare associations exert a lot of influence over the voting population residing in the city.

Resident‘s welfare associations exert a lot of influence over the voting population residing in the city.

For maximum name recognition a candidate need not spend a lot of money on posters, banners and advertising campaigns.

For maximum name recognition a candidate need not spend a lot of money on posters, banners and advertising campaigns.

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Question 2

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Based on the given passage find out which of the following statements can be inferred from the passage.

With new seasons of reality shows being telecast every month, the viewership of these shows has increased. Viewership and participation in reality TV show is mostly induced by two common motivators : fame and money. The shows transform common people who are otherwise obscure figures to household names. A few successfully maneuver their small stint with fame to become celebrities. Winners of Reality shows reap huge financial rewards for acts including eating large insects, marrying someone they barely know, and revealing their inner most thoughts to millions of people.

Reality shows owe their popularity to the fact that all their participants become rich and famous

Reality shows owe their popularity to the fact that all their participants become rich and famous

There are more reality shows on TV than regular shows as viewership of reality shows is higher

There are more reality shows on TV than regular shows as viewership of reality shows is higher

The participation money in reality shows is linked to the bizarreness of the acts on the show

The participation money in reality shows is linked to the bizarreness of the acts on the show

The main attraction behind viewership of reality shows is to see unknown people become and famous

The main attraction behind viewership of reality shows is to see unknown people become and famous

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Question 3

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Based on the given passage find out which of the statement can be inferred from the passage.

Excessive amounts of mercury in drinking water, associated with certain types of industrial pollution have been shown to cause Hobson’s disease. Island L has an economy based entirely on subsistence level agriculture; modern industry of any kind is unknown. The inhabitants of Island L have unusually high incidence of Hobson’s disease.

Mercury in drinking water is actually perfectly safe.

Mercury in drinking water is actually perfectly safe.

Mercury in drinking water must have sources other than industrial pollution.

Mercury in drinking water must have sources other than industrial pollution.

Both A and B

Both A and B

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Question 4

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Social scientists have found that people who marry young are seldom prepared for material roles .Also the men and women who marry as young adults live longer than those who never marry. According to a study, young adults who are about to get married have fewer unhealthy habits, like smoking and uncontrolled drinking of alcohol, as compared with the other people of the same age.

The institute of marriage forces young men and women to quit smoking and drinking.

The institute of marriage forces young men and women to quit smoking and drinking.

Those who marry at an older age live a shorter life than those who get married at a younger age.

Those who marry at an older age live a shorter life than those who get married at a younger age.

People who marry at an older age are well prepared to take up marital roles.

People who marry at an older age are well prepared to take up marital roles.

Young adult who are not about to marry are more likely to have unhealthy habits than those who are about to marry.

Young adult who are not about to marry are more likely to have unhealthy habits than those who are about to marry.

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Question 5

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The company encourages its managers to interact regularly, without preset agenda, to discuss issues concerning the company and the society. This idea has been borrowed from the ancient Indian concept of religious congregation, called satsang. Designations are forgotten during these meetings; hence it is not uncommon in these meetings to find a management trainee questioning the Managing Director on some corporate policy or his knowledge of customers.

The company is concerned about its reputation with its employees.

The company is concerned about its reputation with its employees.

The company believes in fostering the spirit of dialogue without degenerating it into a positioning based debate.

The company believes in fostering the spirit of dialogue without degenerating it into a positioning based debate.

The company had some inter-personnel problems in the past due to which it felt the need for those corporate satsangs.

The company had some inter-personnel problems in the past due to which it felt the need for those corporate satsangs.

All of the above

All of the above

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Question 6

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Efficiency is all right in its place, in the shop, the factory, the store. The trouble with efficiency is that it wants to rule our play as well as our work; it won’t be content to reign in the shop, it follows us home.

Efficiency can become all pervading.

Efficiency can become all pervading.

Efficiency does not always pay.

Efficiency does not always pay.

Efficiency can be more of a torture than blessing.

Efficiency can be more of a torture than blessing.

None of these

None of these

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Question 7

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From Chennai to Himachal Pradesh, the new culture vultures are tearing down acres of India’s architectural treasures. Ancestral owners are often fobbed off with a few hundred rupees for an exquisitely carved door or window, which fetches fifty times that much from foreign dealers, and yet more from the drawing shop sophisticates of the Western Countries. The reason for such shameless rape of the Indian architectural wealth can perhaps, not wrongly, be attributed to the unfortunate blend of activist disunity and the local indifference.

India provides a rich market for unscrupulous antique dealers.

India provides a rich market for unscrupulous antique dealers.

Most Indian families have heirlooms which can be sold at high prices to Europeans and Americans.

Most Indian families have heirlooms which can be sold at high prices to Europeans and Americans.

Only Indians are not proud of their cultural heritage and are hungry for foreign currency that is easily available in return of artifacts.

Only Indians are not proud of their cultural heritage and are hungry for foreign currency that is easily available in return of artifacts.

The environment created by the meeting between activist disunity and local indifference is the reason for antique dealers to strive in India.

The environment created by the meeting between activist disunity and local indifference is the reason for antique dealers to strive in India.

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Question 8

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There is a huge disparity of cost of manufacturing farm equipments in Brazil and France. Expenses related to manufacturing of farm equipments in Brazil are 15% lesser than those in France. It is also true that even after the imposition of various taxes and duties. It is still economical to import farm equipment from Brazil and then manufacture them in France.

To conclude whether farm equipment manufacture in Brazil would replace those manufactured in France. The quality of these machines would also need to be considered

To conclude whether farm equipment manufacture in Brazil would replace those manufactured in France. The quality of these machines would also need to be considered

Demand for farm equipments is highly price sensitive

Demand for farm equipments is highly price sensitive

The import tax on farm equipments imported from Brazil is less than 15% of the cost of manufacturing machines in France

The import tax on farm equipments imported from Brazil is less than 15% of the cost of manufacturing machines in France

Importing farm machines from Brazil would need help France redeploy existing capacity into manufacturing those products that it has a cost advantage in

Importing farm machines from Brazil would need help France redeploy existing capacity into manufacturing those products that it has a cost advantage in

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Question 9

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Skeptics argue that flying saucers and UFOs that are believed to be guided by extraterrestrial beings or aliens are creations of human imagination. They have demonstrated that a number of photographs that apparently show flying saucers are either phony or are misinterpreted images of earthly or natural objects such as aeroplanes or meteors. However, there are scientists who have also contributed plenty of evidence and asserted that aliens do exist.

Lack of credibility of photographic evidence should be taken as proof of non existence of aliens.

Lack of credibility of photographic evidence should be taken as proof of non existence of aliens.

While the existence of flying saucers and UFOs has been denied, the possibility of alien beings is still a reality.

While the existence of flying saucers and UFOs has been denied, the possibility of alien beings is still a reality.

UFOs and flying saucers, if a reality, are of the same shape and size as aeroplanes.

UFOs and flying saucers, if a reality, are of the same shape and size as aeroplanes.

The fact that a number of photographs of flying saucers are fake cannot disprove the existence of aliens and UFOs.

The fact that a number of photographs of flying saucers are fake cannot disprove the existence of aliens and UFOs.

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Question 10

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Deepa Mehta’s Fire was under fire from the country’s self-appointed moral police. Their contention was that the film was a violation of the Indian cultural mores and couldn’t be allowed to influence the Indian psyche. According to them, such films ruin the moral fabric of the nation, which must be protected and defended against such intrusions at all cost, even at the cost of cultural dictatorship.

The assumption underlying the moral police’s critique of Fire was that the Indian audience is vulnerable to all types of influence

The assumption underlying the moral police’s critique of Fire was that the Indian audience is vulnerable to all types of influence

The assumption underlying the moral police’s critique of Fire was that the Indian audience is impressionable and must be protected against ‘immoral’ influence

The assumption underlying the moral police’s critique of Fire was that the Indian audience is impressionable and must be protected against ‘immoral’ influence

The moral police thinks it has the sole authority to pass judgment on films screened in India

The moral police thinks it has the sole authority to pass judgment on films screened in India

None of these

None of these

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