SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 17


100 Questions MCQ Test SSC CGL Tier 1 - Mock Test Series 2017 | SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 17


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QUESTION: 1

Directions (Q. Nos. 1-3) : In each of the following questions, select the related letter/word/number from the given alternatives.

Milk : Water : : Ghee : ? 

Solution:

As milk is adulterated by water, in the same way, ghee is adult erated by Vanaspati.

QUESTION: 2

11 : 38 : : 13 : ?

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QUESTION: 3

ROCK : CROK : : ? : ?

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QUESTION: 4

Directions (Q. Nos. 4-6) : Find the odd word/letter/number from the given alternatives.

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QUESTION: 5

Find the odd word/letter/number from the given alternatives.

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QUESTION: 6

Find the odd word/letter/number from the given alternatives.

Solution:

All except Chanakya were the great mathematicians whereas Chanakya was an economist.

QUESTION: 7

A is three times as old as B. Four years ago, C was twice as old as A. Four years hence, A will be of 31 years. What are the present ages of B and C?

Solution:

Let the present age of B = x years then, present age of A = 3x years 4 years later, A’s age=31 years (given)

4 year ago C’s age=2x23 = 46 years
Present age of C = 46 + 4 = 50 years
So, present age of B and C are 9 years
and 50 years respectively.

QUESTION: 8

Daya has a brother named Anil. Daya is the son of Chandra. Bimal is Chandra’s father. What is Anil’s relation with Bimal.

Solution:

QUESTION: 9

In a certain code, TOGETHER is written as RQEGRJCT. In the same code, PAROLE will be written as-

Solution:

The letters at the odd positions are moved two steps backward and the letters at even positions are moved two steps forward to get the result. So, PAROLE will be NCPQJG

QUESTION: 10

From his house, Randhir went 15 kms to the North. Then he turned West and covered 10 kms. Then he turned right and covered 5 kms. Finally, turning to East, he covered 10 kms. In which direction is he from his house?

Solution:

Finally, he is to the North of his house.

QUESTION: 11

A, P, R, X, S and Z are sitting in a row. S and Z are in the centre. A and P are at the ends. R is sitting to the left of A. Who is to the right of P in the given row?

Solution:

The sitting arrangement is as follows: 

QUESTION: 12

Which of the following diagrams indicates the best relation between Tall man, Black haired people and Indians?

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QUESTION: 13

Directions (Q. No.13) : Two statements are given here which are followed by two conclusions. You have to consider the two statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the given conclusions, if any, follow from the given statements.

Statements : 
All B are C.
No C is T. 

 

Conclusions : 
I. No B is T.
II. All C are B. 

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QUESTION: 14

If ‘blue’ means ‘green’, ‘green’ means ‘white’, ‘white’ means ‘yellow’, ‘yellow’ means ‘black’, ‘black’ means ‘red’ and ‘red’ means ‘brown’, then what is the colour of milk?

Solution:

The colour of milk is ‘white’. But, as given, ‘green’ means ‘white’. So, the colour of milk is ‘green’.

QUESTION: 15

Directions (Q. Nos. 15-16) : In the following questions, a series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series

6, 8, 10, 14, 18, ?, 34, 50, 66

Solution:

Pattern is+2,+2,+4,+4, …, …., +16,+16
Missing number will be 18 + 8 = 26

QUESTION: 16

Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series

95, 115.5, 138, ?, 189

Solution:

Pattern in the series is, +20.5, +22.5,
Next term will be + 24.5 and so on.
⇒ 138 + 24.5 = 162.5

QUESTION: 17

Which one of the given responses would be a meaningful order of the following?

a. Publish
b. Imagine
c. Write 
d. Proof read
e. Printing 

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QUESTION: 18

In a row of boys, Animesh is seventh from the left and Aman is twelth from the right. If they interchange their positions, Animesh becomes 22nd from the left. How many boys are there in the row?

Solution:

Animesh is 22nd from left or twelth from right (old position of Aman). So there are 21 boys to his left and 11 boys to his right. Thus including Animesh there are 33 boys in the row.

QUESTION: 19

Which number is wrong in the given series?

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QUESTION: 20

If 3649 = 182 and 6481 = 306 then 2516 = ?

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QUESTION: 21

A word is represented by only one set of numbers as given in any one of the alternatives. The sets of numbers given in the alternatives are represented by two classes of letters as in two matrices given below. The columns and rows of Matrix-I are numbered from 0 to 4 and that of Matrix-II are numbered from 5 to 9. A letter from these matrices can be presented first by its row and next by its column. E.g., ‘A’ can be represented by 01, 20 etc., and ‘D’ can be represented by 56, 65 etc. Similarly, you have to identify the set for the word.

 

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QUESTION: 22

Which symbol will be on the face opposite to the face with symbol?

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QUESTION: 23

Which answer figure will complete the question fugure?

Question Figure

Answer Figure

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QUESTION: 24

Which one of the answer figures shall complete the given question figure?

Question Figure

Answer Figure

   

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QUESTION: 25

In the following questions, find the number of triangles in the given figure:

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QUESTION: 26

Latitude of a point on the Earth is measured by the distance in

Solution:

The most common way to locate points on the surface of the Earth is by standard, geographic coordinates called latitude and longitude. These coordinates values are measured in degrees (of arc, not temperature), and represent angular distances calculated from the center of the Earth.

QUESTION: 27

In case of reflection it is well known that when a mirror turned through an angle the reflected ray turns through:

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QUESTION: 28

Sound travels faster in solids than in gases, because:

Solution:

The distances between molecules in solids are very small, i.e., solids are more dense - as compared to liquids and gases. Because they are so close, so can collide very quickly. Sound is nothing more than a local disturbance, the propagation of which is facilitated by the collisions between particles.

QUESTION: 29

Debenture holders of a company are its

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QUESTION: 30

The State Election Commission conducts, controls and supervises municipal elections under-

Solution:

Superintendence, direction and control of preparation of electoral rolls for, and conduct of the elections will be under Article 243K.

QUESTION: 31

Who was the Chief Architect of SAARC?

Solution:

SAARC was circulated by President Ziaur Rahman of Bangladesh in May 1980. He was interested in setting up an ASEAN-like entity for South Asia. In 1980, Bangladesh President Ziaur Rahman proposed the creation of a trade bloc consisting of South Asian countries. The Bangladeshi proposal was accepted by India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka during a meeting held in Colombo in 1981.

QUESTION: 32

Carborundum is another name of

Solution:

Silicon carbide (SiC), also known as carborundum, is a compound of silicon and carbon with chemical formula SiC. It occurs in nature as the extremely rare mineral moissanite.

QUESTION: 33

Which one of these battles proved decisive in the Anglo-french Rivalry in India?

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QUESTION: 34

The quantity of Carbon dioxide does not change in-

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QUESTION: 35

The original name of Swami Dayananda Saraswati was

Solution:

Dayananda Saraswati was born on 12 February in 1824 in a Hindu family in Tankara, near Morbi in the Kathiawad region (now Rajkot district of Gujarat). His original name was Mool Shankar because he was born in Dhanu Rashi and Mool Nakshatra.

QUESTION: 36

Shah Jahan fought the battle of Kartarpur against -

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QUESTION: 37

Instrument for measuring the amount of oxygen in the air or analyzing gases is-

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QUESTION: 38

Who estimated “National Income” first time in India?

Solution:

The first attempt to calculate National Income of India was made by Dadabhai Naroji in 1867-68. This was followed by several other met hods. The first scientific method was made by Prof. V.K.R. Rao in 1931-32. But this was not very satisfactory. The first official attempt was made by Prof. P.C. Mahalnobis in 1948-49, who submitted his report in 1954.

QUESTION: 39

The striking feature of the Indus Valley Civilization was

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QUESTION: 40

Equator represents

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QUESTION: 41

Bacteria and fungi present in Ecosystem act as

Solution:

Bacteria and Fungi are decomposer that digest their food outside their body and feed on dead and decay substance i.e. organic substance to derive their energy.

QUESTION: 42

In which five year plan, Economic Development rate was maximum?

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QUESTION: 43

Where did the Indian congress got divided into moderates and extremists?

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QUESTION: 44

Which day is celebrated as ‘World Peace Day’

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QUESTION: 45

Nahar Wildlife sanctuary is in

Solution:

Near Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Rewari district of Haryana State, India. It is 36.9 km from Rewari. It is spread over an area of 211.35 hectares. It is 5 km away from Kosali on the Kosali- Mahendragarh road. It is named Nahar because it comes under Nahar Village. Forest Department, Government of Haryana officially notified this as Wildlife Sanctuary on 30th January 1987.

QUESTION: 46

Who is the author of the book “A voice for freedom”?

Solution:

The book ‘A Voice of Freedom’ has been authored by Nayantara Sahgal. Nayantara Sahgal (born on 10th May 1927) is an Indian writer in English. She was one of the first female Indian writers in Engli sh to receive wide recognition. She is a member of the Nehru-Gandhi family, the second of the three daughters born to Jawaharlal Nehru’s sister, Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit.

QUESTION: 47

Which of the following is a land locked sea?

Solution:

The Caspian Sea is a landlocked sea between Asia and Europe (European Russia). It is the world’s largest inland body of water, with a surface area of 371,000 km2 (143,000 sq. mi), and therefore has characteristics common to both seas and lakes. It is often listed as the world’s largest lake, though it is not a freshwater one.

QUESTION: 48

A fat called blubber could be obtained from -

Solution:

Blubber is thick layer of fat also called adipose tissue directly under skin of all marine mammals.

QUESTION: 49

Which state has second largest forest area in India?

Solution:

On the second position in the list of the states in India with the largest forest cover is Arunachal Pradesh, with an estimated forest covered area of about 6.73 million hectares in 2013. It is the only stat e which has experienced a decrease in forest cover as compared to the Survey Report of 2007. The figure for Arunachal Pradesh in 2007 was nearly 6.8 million hectares.

QUESTION: 50

The Prime Minister of India is :-

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QUESTION: 51

A number is increased by x%; to get back to the original number, it is to be reduced by?

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QUESTION: 52

If the cost price of an item is 5/9 of its marked price and the profit is 20%, then the percentage of discount is

Solution:

According to the question,

QUESTION: 53

A milkman mixed the water with milk to gain 25% by selling the mixture at cost price. The ratio of water and milk is:

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QUESTION: 54

A retailer purchases a grinder at a discount of 15% of the wholeseller and sells it for Rs. 1955 at a profit of 15%. The amount of discount received by the retailer from the wholeseller was

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QUESTION: 55

What sum of money will amount to Rs. 520 in 5 years and to Rs. 568 in 7 years at simple interest?

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QUESTION: 56

What does Rs. 250 amounts to in 2 years with compound interest at the rate of 4% in the 1st year and 8% in the second year ?

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QUESTION: 57

The liquids x and y are mixed in the ratio of 3:2 and the mixture is sold at Rs. 11 per liter at a profit of 10%. If the liquid x costs Rs. 2 more per litre than y, the cost of x per litre is (in Rs.):

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QUESTION: 58

Acid and water are mixed in a vessel A in the ratio of 5:2 and if the vessel B in the ratio 8:5. In what proportion should quantities be taken out from the two vessels so as to form a mixture in which the acid and water will be in the ratio of 9:4 ?

Solution:

Acid : Water

QUESTION: 59

A contractor was engaged to construct a road in 16 days. After working for 12 days with 20 labours it was found that only 5/8th of the road had been constructed. To complete the work extra labours required are:

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QUESTION: 60

Two trains are running 40 km/hr and 20 km/hr respectively in the same direction. The fast train completely passes a man sitting in the slower train in 5 seconds, the length of the fast train is

Solution:

The fast train completely passes a man
sitting in the slow train, in this condition it covers equal distance to its length.
⇒ Relative speed in same direction (40 - 20) = 20 km/h
⇒ Therefore, length of the
train = speed × time = 20 km/hr × 5 sec.

QUESTION: 61

Sum of two number is 40 and their product is 375. What will be the sum of their reciprocals ?

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QUESTION: 62

 

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QUESTION: 63

Which of the following is true ?

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QUESTION: 64

A man having height 169 cm is standing near a pole. He casts a shadow 130 cm long. What is the length of the pole, if it gives a shadow 420 cm long ?

Solution:

If the shadow is 130 cm the actual height is 169 cm

 

QUESTION: 65

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QUESTION: 66

N is the foot of the perpendicular from a point P of a circle with radius 7 cm, on a diameter AB of the circle. If the length of the chord PB is 12 cm, the distance of the point N from the point B is

Solution:

According to question 

QUESTION: 67

In ΔABC,  ∠ABC = 70º, ∠BCA = 40º, O is the point of intersection of the perpendicular bisectors of the sides, then the angle ∠BOC is

Solution:

According to question Given: 

QUESTION: 68

Sample Questions

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QUESTION: 69

By the eliminate of θ from x cosθ - y sinθ  = 2 and x sinθ + y cosθ = 4 will give

Solution:

x sinθ +ycosθ = 4
xcosθ –ysinθ = 2
(x2+y2)(cos2θ +sin2 θ) = 42+22
(x2 + y= a2+b2) [Formula]
(x2 + y2) (1)=16+4
x2 + y2 = 20

QUESTION: 70

If cos θ cosec 23º = 1, the value of θ is

Solution:

cos θ cosec 23º = 1
If cosA. cosecB = 1
then A+B = 90º
So, θ +23º=90
θ = 67º

QUESTION: 71

Directions (71-75): The expenses of a country for a particular year is given in Pie-Chart. Read the Pie-Chart and answer the questions.

 

Q. If the total amount spent by the government during the year was Rs. 1,00,000 crores, then the amount spent of Health and education together was:

Solution:

Total expenditure=Rs. 1,00,000 crores
Amount spent on education + Health = 10% + 54%

QUESTION: 72

 

Q. The percent of the total spending that is spent on health is:

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QUESTION: 73

 

Q. The percent of less money spent on non plane than that on defence is:

Solution:

Required difference % = Defence – Non
plan = 15% – 36º

QUESTION: 74

 

Q. The percent of excess money spent on others than that on Sports is:

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QUESTION: 75

 

Q. If the total amount spent by the Government during the year was Rs. 3,00,000 crores the amount spent on state development exceeds that on sports by:

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QUESTION: 76

Directions (76-80): You have a passage with five questions following. Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives. 

PASSAGE – I

The habit of reading is one of the greatest resources of mankind; and we enjoy reading books that belong to us much more than if they are borrowed. A borrowed book is like a guest in the house; it must be treated with punctiliousness, with certain considerate formality. You must see that it sustains no damage; it must not suffer while under your roof. You cannot leave it carelessly, you cannot mark it, you cannot turn down the pages, you cannot use it familiarly. But your own books belong to you; you treat them with that affectionate intimacy that annihilates formality. Books are for use, not for show. A good reason for marking favourite pages in books is that this practice enables you to remember more easily the significant sayings, to refer to them quickly.

Everyone should begin collecting a private library in youth; one should have one's own book-shelves, which should not have doors, glass windows, or keys; they should be free and accessible to the hand as well as to the eye. Books are of the people, by the people and for the people. Literature is an immortal part of history; it is the best and most enduring part of personality.

 

Q. Which title is suitable for the passage ? 

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QUESTION: 77

The habit of reading is one of the greatest resources of mankind; and we enjoy reading books that belong to us much more than if they are borrowed. A borrowed book is like a guest in the house; it must be treated with punctiliousness, with certain considerate formality. You must see that it sustains no damage; it must not suffer while under your roof. You cannot leave it carelessly, you cannot mark it, you cannot turn down the pages, you cannot use it familiarly. But your own books belong to you; you treat them with that affectionate intimacy that annihilates formality. Books are for use, not for show. A good reason for marking favourite pages in books is that this practice enables you to remember more easily the significant sayings, to refer to them quickly.

Everyone should begin collecting a private library in youth; one should have one's own book-shelves, which should not have doors, glass windows, or keys; they should be free and accessible to the hand as well as to the eye. Books are of the people, by the people and for the people. Literature is an immortal part of history; it is the best and most enduring part of personality.

 

Q. According to the passage, a borrowed book is like a

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QUESTION: 78

The habit of reading is one of the greatest resources of mankind; and we enjoy reading books that belong to us much more than if they are borrowed. A borrowed book is like a guest in the house; it must be treated with punctiliousness, with certain considerate formality. You must see that it sustains no damage; it must not suffer while under your roof. You cannot leave it carelessly, you cannot mark it, you cannot turn down the pages, you cannot use it familiarly. But your own books belong to you; you treat them with that affectionate intimacy that annihilates formality. Books are for use, not for show. A good reason for marking favourite pages in books is that this practice enables you to remember more easily the significant sayings, to refer to them quickly.

Everyone should begin collecting a private library in youth; one should have one's own book-shelves, which should not have doors, glass windows, or keys; they should be free and accessible to the hand as well as to the eye. Books are of the people, by the people and for the people. Literature is an immortal part of history; it is the best and most enduring part of personality.

 

Q. All the following words mean 'mankind' except

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QUESTION: 79

The habit of reading is one of the greatest resources of mankind; and we enjoy reading books that belong to us much more than if they are borrowed. A borrowed book is like a guest in the house; it must be treated with punctiliousness, with certain considerate formality. You must see that it sustains no damage; it must not suffer while under your roof. You cannot leave it carelessly, you cannot mark it, you cannot turn down the pages, you cannot use it familiarly. But your own books belong to you; you treat them with that affectionate intimacy that annihilates formality. Books are for use, not for show. A good reason for marking favourite pages in books is that this practice enables you to remember more easily the significant sayings, to refer to them quickly.

Everyone should begin collecting a private library in youth; one should have one's own book-shelves, which should not have doors, glass windows, or keys; they should be free and accessible to the hand as well as to the eye. Books are of the people, by the people and for the people. Literature is an immortal part of history; it is the best and most enduring part of personality.

 

Q. The above passage is all about

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QUESTION: 80

The habit of reading is one of the greatest resources of mankind; and we enjoy reading books that belong to us much more than if they are borrowed. A borrowed book is like a guest in the house; it must be treated with punctiliousness, with certain considerate formality. You must see that it sustains no damage; it must not suffer while under your roof. You cannot leave it carelessly, you cannot mark it, you cannot turn down the pages, you cannot use it familiarly. But your own books belong to you; you treat them with that affectionate intimacy that annihilates formality. Books are for use, not for show. A good reason for marking favourite pages in books is that this practice enables you to remember more easily the significant sayings, to refer to them quickly.

Everyone should begin collecting a private library in youth; one should have one's own book-shelves, which should not have doors, glass windows, or keys; they should be free and accessible to the hand as well as to the eye. Books are of the people, by the people and for the people. Literature is an immortal part of history; it is the best and most enduring part of personality.

 

Q. According to the passage, everyone should begin collecting a private library

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QUESTION: 81

Directions (81-83): In the following three questions, some parts of the sentences have errors and some are correct. Find out which part of a sentence has an error. If a sentence is free from error, select “No Error” in the options.

The museum depicts / the story of human kind / on time and space.

Solution:

use "in" in place of "on"

QUESTION: 82

Find out which part of a sentence has an error. If a sentence is free from error, select “No Error” in the options.

Akbar was / one of the finest king / that India ever had.

Solution:

use "greatest" in place of "finest"

QUESTION: 83

Find out which part of a sentence has an error. If a sentence is free from error, select “No Error” in the options.

Many a man have realized that real happiness lies in making sacrifices.

Solution:

many a man takes singular verb so use "has" in place of "have"

QUESTION: 84

Directions (84-86): In the following three questions, sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Chose the correct alternative out of the four.

John must have the_____to stick to his diet, if he wants to lose weight.

Solution:

determination means the ability to continue trying to do something, although it is very difficult so option (b) is right

QUESTION: 85

Choose the correct alternative out of the four.

There was an_____response for the marathon.

Solution:

overwhelming means difficult to fight against so option (a) is right

QUESTION: 86

Choose the correct alternative out of the four.

The driver was____injured; he died within an hour.

Solution:

fatally means a fatal illness, accident, etc. causes death so option (b) is right

QUESTION: 87

Directions (87): In the following one questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.  

FUTILITY

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QUESTION: 88

Directions (88): In the following one questions, choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word.

DAINTY

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QUESTION: 89

Directions (89-91): In the following three questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences.  

A person who loves mankind

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QUESTION: 90

Choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences.

A situation that stops an activity from progressing

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QUESTION: 91

Choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences.

Amount of money demanded by kidnapers

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QUESTION: 92

Directions (92): In the following one question, four words are given in each question, out of which only one word is correctly or wrongly spelt. Find the correctly or wrongly spelt word. 

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QUESTION: 93

Directions (93-95): In the following three questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/phrase underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase. 

"Giving a piece of her mind"

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QUESTION: 94

Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase. 

Put her foot down

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QUESTION: 95

Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase. 

See eye to eye with

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QUESTION: 96

Directions (96-100): In the following five questions, a sentence/a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed select “No improvement” options. 

"Prohibition" is better than cure.

Solution:

"prevention is better than cure" is a proverb

QUESTION: 97

Below are given alternatives to the underlined part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative.

The children found the story "funny."

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QUESTION: 98

Below are given alternatives to the underlined part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative.

They are "bringing down" the old bridge to build a new one.

Solution:

use "demolishing" in place of "bringing down"

QUESTION: 99

Below are given alternatives to the underlined part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative.

His lecture was "banned" because of the bandh.

Solution:

use "called off" in place of "banned"

QUESTION: 100

Below are given alternatives to the underlined part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative.

The editor gave me a "time-line" to finish the article.

Solution:

use "deadline" in place of "time-line"