What is oligarchy ? And how is it different from autocracy?

Alex Rodrige answered  •  7 hours ago
Oligarchy is a form of government in which the power is with a single group of people. However, autocracy is a form of government with the power in hands of a single person.
Web Sprint asked   •  16 hours ago

Read the infonnation provided and answer thequestions which follow.
Five MBA studentS - Aman. Manish, Rohit, Sandeep and Vinay, specializing in sales and marketing got nal campus placement in ve different companies - Asian Paints, Dabur, Hindustan Unilever, ITC and L' Oreal.(though not necessarily in the same order). Their initial Job assignment has been xed in ve different cities - Bhopal, Chenna Delhi, Mumba·i and Patna (in any order). They are avid book readers, but like different themes - business and management, classic ction, historical ction, mystery ction and non-ction (again in any order). Further the following additional information are provided: ·
(a)Vinay got placed in Asian Paints.
(b)Aman is not placed in Hindustan Unilever.
(c)Manish's job location isnot in Chennai and hedoes not like books on mystery fiction.
(d)Sandeep got placed at Delhi, while Vinay is not placed at Mwnbai.
(e)Aman likes reading books on historical ction and is placed either at Chennai or Patna and the student who got placed in ITC does not lilce mystery ction and his job posting . is in theother city amongst Chennai or Patna.
(f) The student who got placed in L'Oreal likes reading non-ction books and is not posted at Mumbai.
(g)The student who likes reading classic ction, is posted at Bhopal.
Q.Who among the following is posted in Patna?
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Trishita Sinha asked   •  18 hours ago

Directions for Questions: The passage below is accompanied by a set of six questions. Choose the best answer to each question.
This year alone, more than 8,600 stores could close, according to industry estimates, many of them the brand- name anchor outlets that real estate developers once stumbled over themselves to court. Already there have been 5,300 retail closings this year….
Sears Holdings – which owns Kmart – said in March that there’s “substantial doubt” it can stay in business altogether, and will close 300 stores this year. So far this year, nine national retail chains have filed for bankruptcy.
Local jobs are a major casualty of what analysts are calling, with only a hint of hyperbole, the retail apocalypse. Since 2002, department stores have lost 448,000 jobs, a 25% decline, while the number of store closures this year is on pace to surpass the worst depths of the Great Recession. The growth of online retailers, meanwhile, has failed to offset those losses, with the e-commerce sector adding just 178,000 jobs over the past 15 years. Some of those jobs can be found in the massive distribution centers Amazon has opened across the country, often not too far from malls the company helped shutter.
But those are workplaces, not gathering places. The mall is both.  And in the 61 years since the first enclosed one opened in suburban Minneapolis, the shopping  mall has been where a huge swath of middle–class America went for  far more than shopping. It was the home of first jobs and blind dates, the place for family photos and ear piercings, where goths and grandmothers could somehow walk through the same doors and find  something they all liked. Sure, the food was lousy for you and oceans of parking lots encouraged car–heavy development, something now scorned by contemporary planners. But for better or worse, the mall has been America’s public square for the last 60 years.
So what happens when it disappears?
Think of your mall. Or think of the one you went to as a kid. Think of the perfume clouds in the department stores. The fountains splashing below the skylights. The cinnamon wafting from the food court. As far back as ancient Greece, Societies have congregated around a central marketplace. In medieval Europe, they were outside Cathedrals, For half of the 20th century and almost 20 years into the new one, much of America has found their agora on the terrazzo between Orange Julius and Sbarro, Waldenbooks and the Gap, Sunglass Hut and Hot Topic.
That mall was an ecosystem unto itself, a combination of community and commercialism peddling everything you needed and everything you didn’t: Magic Eye Posters, Wind catchers, Air Jordans…..
A growing number of Americans, however, don’t see the need to go to any Macy’s at all. Our digital lives are frictionless and ruthlessly efficient, with retail and romance available at a click. Malls were designed for leisure, abundance, ambling. You parked and planned to spend some time. Today, much of that time has been given over to busier lives and second jobs and apps that let you swipe right instead of haunt the food court. Malls, Says Harvard business professor Leonard Schlesinger, “were built for patterns of social interaction that increasingly don’t exist.
(2017)
Q. The Central idea of  this passage is that:
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