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English Mock Test - 12 - Question 1

Sri K.R. Narayan was ________ as the President of India.

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President is elected.

English Mock Test - 12 - Question 2

The President ________ Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee as the Prime Minister of India.

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Prime Minister is appointed.

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The Patents Amendment Bill was ________ by the both Houses of Parliament.

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Bill is always Passed.

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Earlier the President had ________ an ordinance for the purpose.

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Ordinances are promulgated/Published.

English Mock Test - 12 - Question 5

The president had imposed President’s rule in Bihar by ________

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Proclamation means formal announcement.

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The President’s rule in Bihar was later ________

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revoke means annulment.

English Mock Test - 12 - Question 7

The gift tax has been ________

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Rule/tax is generally abolished.

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The President delivered his ________ in the joint session of both the House of Parliament.

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Here, speech is the right choice.

English Mock Test - 12 - Question 9

Parliament adopted ________ on the President’s address.

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Resolution is adopted.

English Mock Test - 12 - Question 10

The Supreme Court ________ the validity of capital punishment.

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Uphold, here, means to hold the verdict.

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After noisy scenes, the opposition ________ a walk out.

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Staged means to perform.

English Mock Test - 12 - Question 12

The Executive Committee met to ________ certain urgent matters.

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Urgent matters are considered.

English Mock Test - 12 - Question 13

The ________ meeting of the council was called at a short notice.

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Meetings are urgent.

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The proposal for amendment has been ________ for the time being.

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For time-being, postponed is used.

English Mock Test - 12 - Question 15

The answer to a parliamentary question hardly ________ anything.

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Reveal is the right choice.

English Mock Test - 12 - Question 16

Corruption in India has  reached it ________

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Pinnacle means to be point.

English Mock Test - 12 - Question 17

Directions (17 – 21):  The following passage is followed by a number of incomplete statements about the passage, each with four ways of completing the sentence.

When Fa-hisen visited India in the early fifth century he reported that no respectable person ate meat, the consumption of which was confined to lower castes. He probably exaggerated, but certainly by this time many Hindus of the higher classes were vegetarian. The growth of vegetarianism was of course linked with the doctrine of non-violence, which was already old at the time of Fa-hsien. It was known in the days of the Upanishads and was elaborated by Buddhism and Jainism, which were largely responsible for the gradual disappearance of the greater Vedic sacrifices at which large numbers of animals were killed and eaten. The reign of Asoka is a landmark in the development of vegetarianism, for he encouraged it by his own example, and forbade outrightly the killing of many animals.

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The main emphasis of this passage is on

English Mock Test - 12 - Question 18

When Fa-hisen visited India in the early fifth century he reported that no respectable person ate meat, the consumption of which was confined to lower castes. He probably exaggerated, but certainly by this time many Hindus of the higher classes were vegetarian. The growth of vegetarianism was of course linked with the doctrine of non-violence, which was already old at the time of Fa-hsien. It was known in the days of the Upanishads and was elaborated by Buddhism and Jainism, which were largely responsible for the gradual disappearance of the greater Vedic sacrifices at which large numbers of animals were killed and eaten. The reign of Asoka is a landmark in the development of vegetarianism, for he encouraged it by his own example, and forbade outrightly the killing of many animals.

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The doctrine of non-violence meant

English Mock Test - 12 - Question 19

When Fa-hisen visited India in the early fifth century he reported that no respectable person ate meat, the consumption of which was confined to lower castes. He probably exaggerated, but certainly by this time many Hindus of the higher classes were vegetarian. The growth of vegetarianism was of course linked with the doctrine of non-violence, which was already old at the time of Fa-hsien. It was known in the days of the Upanishads and was elaborated by Buddhism and Jainism, which were largely responsible for the gradual disappearance of the greater Vedic sacrifices at which large numbers of animals were killed and eaten. The reign of Asoka is a landmark in the development of vegetarianism, for he encouraged it by his own example, and forbade outrightly the killing of many animals.

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Foreign visitors should avoid generalization

English Mock Test - 12 - Question 20

When Fa-hisen visited India in the early fifth century he reported that no respectable person ate meat, the consumption of which was confined to lower castes. He probably exaggerated, but certainly by this time many Hindus of the higher classes were vegetarian. The growth of vegetarianism was of course linked with the doctrine of non-violence, which was already old at the time of Fa-hsien. It was known in the days of the Upanishads and was elaborated by Buddhism and Jainism, which were largely responsible for the gradual disappearance of the greater Vedic sacrifices at which large numbers of animals were killed and eaten. The reign of Asoka is a landmark in the development of vegetarianism, for he encouraged it by his own example, and forbade outrightly the killing of many animals.

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Vegetarianism is linked with

English Mock Test - 12 - Question 21

When Fa-hisen visited India in the early fifth century he reported that no respectable person ate meat, the consumption of which was confined to lower castes. He probably exaggerated, but certainly by this time many Hindus of the higher classes were vegetarian. The growth of vegetarianism was of course linked with the doctrine of non-violence, which was already old at the time of Fa-hsien. It was known in the days of the Upanishads and was elaborated by Buddhism and Jainism, which were largely responsible for the gradual disappearance of the greater Vedic sacrifices at which large numbers of animals were killed and eaten. The reign of Asoka is a landmark in the development of vegetarianism, for he encouraged it by his own example, and forbade outrightly the killing of many animals.

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Emperor Asoka encouraged vegetarianism

English Mock Test - 12 - Question 22

Directions (22 – 31): In the following sentences, underline the idiom used therein. Thereafter encircle the word or phrase which best expresses the meaning of the idiom.

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There was a virtual sea of humanity at the cine awards function.

English Mock Test - 12 - Question 23

The news of his death came to me as a rude shock.

English Mock Test - 12 - Question 24

It was a master stroke.

English Mock Test - 12 - Question 25

He performed a hat trick.

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The correct option is C.
Hat trick means three successes of the same kind within a limited period, in particular (in soccer) the scoring of three goals in a game by one player or (in cricket) the taking of three wickets by the same bowler with successive balls.

English Mock Test - 12 - Question 26

Revocation of President’s rule is a set back.

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This election proved to be his waterloo.

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Hawala case ended in a fiasco.

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JMM Bribery case is a farce.

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D is the correct option. Humbug means deceptive or false talk or behaviour similar to Farce.

English Mock Test - 12 - Question 30

Indian agriculture is a gamble with monsoon.

English Mock Test - 12 - Question 31

Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated by a human bomb.

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The correct option is D.
The assassination of Rajiv Gandhi, former Prime Minister of India, occurred as a result of a suicide bombing in Sriperumbudur, Chennai, in Tamil Nadu, India on 21 May 1991. At least 14 others, in addition to Rajiv Gandhi, were killed.

English Mock Test - 12 - Question 32

Directions (32 – 35):

In the following find the odd one out.

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In the following find the odd one out.

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In the following find the odd one out.

English Mock Test - 12 - Question 35

In the following find the odd one out.

English Mock Test - 12 - Question 36

Directions (36 – 39): In the following questions, choose the pair of words that best expresses the same relationship as that in the capitalized pair.

LADDER : STOOL –

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As ladder-stool are instruments and so are sweater + Gloves.

English Mock Test - 12 - Question 37

In this questions, choose the pair of words that best expresses the same relationship as that in the capitalized pair.

APPLE : FRUIT –

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As Apple is a fruit so letter is one of the Alphabet.

English Mock Test - 12 - Question 38

In this questions, choose the pair of words that best expresses the same relationship as that in the capitalized pair.

CALCULATOR : ARITHMETIC –

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As Calculator is used for Arithmetic, so, Bed is used for Sleeping.

English Mock Test - 12 - Question 39

In this questions, choose the pair of words that best expresses the same relationship as that in the capitalized pair.

Design : ABSTRACT –

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Design is an abstract point, so, swirling is nebulous

English Mock Test - 12 - Question 40

Directions : Pick out the word i.e. most nearly the same in meaning as the word in capitals.

PERNICIOUS

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Pernicious means harmful.

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