Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Cocubes English Set 2

Ques. Select the option that is most nearly OPPOSITE in meaning to the given word . : PERENNIAL (OPPOSITE)
Op 1: frequent
Op 2: regular
Op 3: lasting
Op 4: rare
Op 5:
Correct Op : 4



Ques. Read the sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore - the errors of punctuation,if any) : (A) At the end of the year/(B) every student who had done adequate work/(C) was automatically promoted./(D) No error.
Op 1: (A)
Op 2: (B)
Op 3: (C )
Op 4: (D)
Op 5:
Correct Op : 4



Ques. Read the sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore - the errors of punctuation,if any) : (A) One of the members/(B) expressed doubt if/(C) the Minister was an athiest./(D) No error.
Op 1: (A)
Op 2: (B)
Op 3: (C )
Op 4: (D)
Op 5:
Correct Op : 2



Ques. Read the sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore - the errors of punctuation,if any) : (A) The meeting adjourned abruptly/(B) by the CEO after/(C) about three hours of deliberation./(D) No error
Op 1: (A)
Op 2: (B)
Op 3: (C )
Op 4: (D)
Op 5:
Correct Op : 1



Ques. Read the sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore - the errors of punctuation,if any) : (A) You will come/(B) to my party tomorrow,/ (C) isn't it ? /(D) No error
Op 1: (A)
Op 2: (B)
Op 3: (C )
Op 4: (D)
Op 5:
Correct Op : 3



Ques. Read the sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore - the errors of punctuation,if any) : (A) Do the roses in your garden smell/(B) more sweetly/(C) than those in ours?(D) No error
Op 1: (A)
Op 2: (B)
Op 3: (C )
Op 4: (D)
Op 5:
Correct Op : 2



Ques. Read the sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore - the errors of punctuation,if any) : (A) I had hoped to have met him yesterday/(B) to discuss the matter with him/(C) but he was not in his house, and so I could not meet him./(D) No error.
Op 1: (A)
Op 2: (B)
Op 3: (C )
Op 4: (D)
Op 5:
Correct Op : 1



Ques. Read the sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore - the errors of punctuation,if any) : (A) The retiring principal asked his old pupils/ (B) to take the interest in the school/(C) after he has retired./(D) No error
Op 1: (A)
Op 2: (B)
Op 3: (C )
Op 4: (D)
Op 5:
Correct Op : 2



Ques. Read the sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore - the errors of punctuation,if any) : (A) Hemant persisted/(B) to do it/(C) in spite of my advice/(D) No error.
Op 1: (A)
Op 2: (B)
Op 3: (C )
Op 4: (D)
Op 5:
Correct Op : 2



Ques. Read the sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore - the errors of punctuation,if any) : (A) With little patience/(B) you will be able to/(C) cross this hurdle./(D) No error
Op 1: (A)
Op 2: (B)
Op 3: (C )
Op 4: (D)
Op 5:
Correct Op : 1



Ques. Read the sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore - the errors of punctuation,if any) : (A) It is true/(B) that God helps those/(C) who helps themselves./(D) No error.
Op 1: (A)
Op 2: (B)
Op 3: (C )
Op 4: (D)
Op 5:
Correct Op : 3



Ques. Read the sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore - the errors of punctuation,if any) : (A) Umesh is/(B) five years/ (C) senior than me./ (D) No error.
Op 1: (A)
Op 2: (B)
Op 3: (C )
Op 4: (D)
Op 5:
Correct Op : 3


Ques. Select the word or phrase which best expresses the meaning of the given word. : FACILE
Op 1: Face
Op 2: Fragile
Op 3: Soft
Op 4: Easily done
Op 5:
Correct Op : 4



Ques. Select the word or phrase which best expresses the meaning of the given word. : APPROBATION
Op 1: Self-confidence
Op 2: Probe
Op 3: Approval
Op 4: Distress
Op 5:
Correct Op : 3



Ques. Select the word or phrase which best expresses the meaning of the given word. : ASPERSION
Op 1: Discipline
Op 2: To go away
Op 3: Deceit
Op 4: Slander
Op 5:
Correct Op : 4



Ques. Select the word or phrase which best expresses the meaning of the given word. : BOORISH
Op 1: Beautifiul
Op 2: Distasteful
Op 3: Boring
Op 4: Crude
Op 5:
Correct Op : 4



Ques. Select the word or phrase which best expresses the meaning of the given word. : BLITHE
Op 1: Disturb
Op 2: Carefree
Op 3: Distress
Op 4: Emotive
Op 5:
Correct Op : 2



Ques. Select the word or phrase which best expresses the meaning of the given word. : CREDULITY
Op 1: Credible
Op 2: Discipline
Op 3: Gullible
Op 4: Weakness
Op 5:
Correct Op : 3



Ques. Select the word or phrase which best expresses the meaning of the given word. : DELUGE
Op 1: Delude
Op 2: Fancy
Op 3: Flood
Op 4: Illusion
Op 5:
Correct Op : 3



Ques. Select the word or phrase which best expresses the meaning of the given word. : DISCOURSE
Op 1: Conversation
Op 2: Speech
Op 3: Function
Op 4: Religion
Op 5:
Correct Op : 2



Ques. Select the word or phrase which best expresses the meaning of the given word. : DISPARATE
Op 1: Discreet
Op 2: Disturb
Op 3: Different
Op 4: Defame
Op 5:
Correct Op : 3



Ques. Select the word or phrase which best expresses the meaning of the given word. : ENTICE
Op 1: Flee
Op 2: Enter
Op 3: Trap
Op 4: Tempt
Op 5:
Correct Op : 4

Ques. Select the correct answer option based on the passage. : What is the author most likely to agree to?
Op 1: People generally do not try to hide money taken as bribe.
Op 2: People hide money taken as bribe primarily to avoid detection.
Op 3: People hide money taken as bribe from view even if detection possibility is low.
Op 4: None of these
Op 5:
Correct Op : 3



Ques. Select the correct answer option based on the passage. : What could be the meaning of the word 'obscurantist' as inferred from the passage?
Op 1: Clear
Op 2: Unclear
Op 3: Nasty
Op 4: Polite
Op 5:
Correct Op : 2



Ques. Select the correct answer option based on the passage. : Why does the author calls 'progress' as peculiar?
Op 1: Because Modern is good and traditional is bad.
Op 2: Because of its unbalanced nature.
Op 3: Because it differs politically and personally.
Op 4: None of these.
Op 5:
Correct Op : 2



Ques. Select the correct answer option based on the passage. : What do you infer from the sentence -'For some of us, life in …...but emotionally and intellectually'?
Op 1: A person has one leg in one truck and the other in the second truck.
Op 2: A person meets with an accident.
Op 3: The nation is moving in two different directions.
Op 4: The nation is suffering from many road accidents
Op 5:
Correct Op : 3



Ques. Select the correct answer option based on the passage. : How does the author feel about 'Globalisation' in India?
Op 1: Curious
Op 2: Hopeless
Op 3: Enthusiastic
Op 4: Speculative
Op 5:
Correct Op : 4



Ques. Select the correct answer option based on the passage. : What does the sentence "We greaten like the maturing head of a hammerhead shark with eyes looking in diametrically opposite directions.' implies?
Op 1: Indian people are barbaric in nature.
Op 2: We are progressing in some areas and regressing in the others.
Op 3: India has a diverse culture.
Op 4: Some people are modern while the others are traditional in approach.
Op 5:
Correct Op : 2



Ques. Select the correct answer option based on the passage. : What do you infer from the sentence in context of the passage-'India lives in several centuries at the same time.'?
Op 1: We are progressing in some areas and regressing in the others.
Op 2: People from different countries are living in India.
Op 3: India has a diverse culture.
Op 4: Some people are modern while the others are traditional in approach.
Op 5:
Correct Op : 1



Ques. Select the correct answer option based on the passage. : What do you infer from the following lines-'In the lane behind my house, every night I walk past road gangs of emaciated labourers digging a trench to lay fiber-optic cables to speed up our digital revolution. In the bitter winter cold, they work by the light of a few candles.' ?
Op 1: India has a balanced mixture of both traditional and modern people.
Op 2: Progress is unbalanced.
Op 3: Digital revolution is very important for our economic growth.
Op 4: There is shortage of electricity in India.
Op 5:
Correct Op : 2


Ques. Select the correct answer option based on the passage. : Who are the 'new breed of Maharajas' ?
Op 1: Maharajas who recovered their wealth in 2004.
Op 2: The children of the older Maharajas.
Op 3: The new class of rich people which emerged in India post liberalisation.
Op 4: None of these
Op 5:
Correct Op : 3



Ques. Select the correct answer option based on the passage. : What is the author most likely to agree to as the reason for the inflow of luxury good groups in India?
Op 1: The fast growth in Indian economy leading to bright future prospects.
Op 2: To serve 'the new breed of maharajas'.
Op 3: To serve the tiny fraction of high income groups in India.
Op 4: None of these
Op 5:
Correct Op : 1



Ques. Select the correct answer option based on the passage. : Why do different rules apply to Wal-Mart and luxury good firms?
Op 1: India is encouraging luxury goods while it doesn’t encourage Wal-Mart.
Op 2: India is an attractive market for luxury goods.
Op 3: There are different rules for retail firms and those that sell their own product.
Op 4: India does not have a flourishing counterfeit industry.
Op 5:
Correct Op : 3



Ques. Select the correct answer option based on the passage. : What does Devyani Raman's statement imply?
Op 1: Beautiful clothes are an important luxury item and should be taken care of.
Op 2: The luxury goods market is becoming disorganized.
Op 3: The supply of beautiful clothes is very high.
Op 4: None of these
Op 5:
Correct Op : 2



Ques. Select the correct answer option based on the passage. : What could be the meaning of the word modish, as can be inferred from the context it is used in first line of the passage?
Op 1: Unattractive
Op 2: Stylish
Op 3: New
Op 4: Beautiful
Op 5:
Correct Op : 2



Ques. Select the correct answer option based on the passage. : What is the author most likely to agree to?
Op 1: The current number of dollar millionaires in India is very high.
Op 2: The current number of dollar millionaires in India is low.
Op 3: The current number of dollar millionaires in India match world average.
Op 4: None of these
Op 5:
Correct Op : 2



Ques. Select the correct answer option based on the passage. : What is a good estimate of the middle class population in India today as inferred from the passage?
Op 1: 583m
Op 2: 100,000
Op 3: 58m
Op 4: 300m
Op 5:
Correct Op : 3



Ques. Select the correct answer option based on the passage. : According to the author, which of these is not a problem for the luxury good firms in the Indian market?
Op 1: High import duty.
Op 2: Difficulty in finding retail space.
Op 3: Restriction on firms to enter Indian markets.
Op 4: All of these
Op 5:
Correct Op : 3



Ques. Select the correct answer option based on the passage. : What could be the meaning of the word panacea in the passage?
Op 1: Solution
Op 2: Problem
Op 3: Solution to all problems.
Op 4: Sustainable solution
Op 5:
Correct Op : 3



Ques. Select the correct answer option based on the passage. : Why, according to the author, should microfinance be scaled up in India?
Op 1: The demand for microfinance is high.
Op 2: It is a market-based anti-poverty solution.
Op 3: It is sustainable.
Op 4: Both 1 and 2.
Op 5: 1, 2 and 3.
Correct Op : 4



Ques. Select the correct answer option based on the passage. : Why are saving products not available?
Op 1: Due to inflexibility of loan products.
Op 2: Due to regulatory restrictions.
Op 3: Since insurance services are not available.
Op 4: Saving products are not available.
Op 5:
Correct Op : 2



Ques. Select the correct answer option based on the passage. : Why does the author talk about the 'entrepreneurial talent of poor' in the concluding paragraph?
Op 1: Entrepreneurship among poor is encouraged by microfinance.
Op 2: Entrepreneurship among poor is an alternate to microfinance.
Op 3: Entrepreneurship among poor is discouraged by microfinance.
Op 4: None of these
Op 5:
Correct Op : 1



Ques. Select the correct answer option based on the passage. : Which of the following is not a challenge faced by microfinance in India?
Op 1: Does not help the poorest.
Op 2: Efficient when economy of scale is achieved.
Op 3: Non-conducive policy environment.
Op 4: Structural problems of Indian society.
Op 5:
Correct Op : 1



Ques. Select the correct answer option based on the passage. : Which of the following is correct with regard to microfinance?
Op 1: The supply is more than demand.
Op 2: The demand is more than supply.
Op 3: The supply and demand are well balanced.
Op 4: None of these can be inferred from the passage.
Op 5:
Correct Op : 2



Ques. Select the correct answer option based on the passage. : What is the author's view about interest rates?
Op 1: The government should set them.
Op 2: There should be transparency with regard to them.
Op 3: The market forces should set them.
Op 4: Both 1 and 2.
Op 5: Both 2 and 3.
Correct Op : 5



Ques. Select the correct answer option based on the passage. : Which of the following will the author agree to?
Op 1: Indian economy growth will solve the problem of poverty.
Op 2: Indian economy growth is not enough to solve the problem of poverty.
Op 3: Indian economy growth aggravates the problem of poverty.
Op 4: None of these
Op 5:
Correct Op : 2



Ques. Select the correct answer option based on the passage. : Which of the following will Dr. George agree to?
Op 1: The girl child is as safe in the mother's womb as after birth.
Op 2: The girl child is more safe in the mother's womb in comparison to after birth.
Op 3: The girl child is more safe after birth as compared to the mother's womb.
Op 4: None of these
Op 5:
Correct Op : 3



Ques. Select the correct answer option based on the passage. : What is the solution to the problem of female foeticide as envisioned by Dr. Bedi?
Op 1: Effective use of law.
Op 2: Mass public outrage.
Op 3: Comparison with Nithari killing.
Op 4: Contempt towards doctors.
Op 5:
Correct Op : 2



Ques. Select the correct answer option based on the passage. : What is the tone of the passage?
Op 1: Factual
Op 2: Biased
Op 3: Aggressive
Op 4: Sad
Op 5:
Correct Op : 1



Ques. Select the correct answer option based on the passage. : What is Akhila Sivadas's opinion on the PCPNDT act?
Op 1: The act is inconsistent.
Op 2: The act needs reform.
Op 3: The act encourages demand for foeticide.
Op 4: The act is sound, but needs enforcement.
Op 5:
Correct Op : 4



Ques. Select the correct answer option based on the passage. : What does the word sanitised imply in the first paragraph of the passage?
Op 1: Unforgivable
Op 2: Legitimate
Op 3: Free from dirt
Op 4: None of these
Op 5:
Correct Op : 3

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