Directions (1-5): In each of the following Questions a sentence is divided into four parts A, B, C and D. Rearrange the following parts (A), (B), (C) and (D) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful sentence and then answer the questions given below.
(A) pulling out the boat is
(B) equipment is with us and if
(C) the boat has not overturned
(D) not difficult if the latest
(A) the attack on the tourist, the second
(B) such incident in a fortnight
(C) civil society members condemned
(D) regional parties and several
(A) worse than merely the production of studious
(B) actually, what India is experiencing
(C) in higher education today is far
(D) but creativity-challenged youth
(A) creativity of the people as a whole
(B) Singapore’s orderly society may not
(C) suggests one way we could identify the
(D) be everybody’s cup of tea but its history
(A) over independent thought
(B) system that rewarded studiousness
(C) he traced the lack of
(D) creativity to an education
Directions (6-7): Choose the word which is not an antonym for the given word.
Directions (8-10): Choose the word out of five which is not the synonym of the word given in bold in each question.
Sol. The correct rearrangement is ADBC.
Sol. The correct rearrangement is DCAB.
Sol. The correct rearrangement is BCAD.
Sol. The correct rearrangement is BDCA.
Sol. The correct rearrangement is CDBA.
Sol. AMELIORATE- make (something bad or unsatisfactory) better.
Sol. THROTTLE- a device controlling the flow of fuel or power to an engine; a person’s throat, gullet, or windpipe
Sol. Meaning: the bodily property of being well rounded
Sol. Meaning: stake winnings from one bet on a subsequent wager
Sol. Meaning: an illusory feat