# Recent questions tagged english-language

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Find the odd-man out: nails hair grass fingers
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Find the odd word/ letters/ number/ figure form the given responses. Newspaper Press Edition Audition
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Find the odd word/ letters/ number/ figure form the given responses. Microbe Microfilm Microphone Microscope
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Before the printing press, books could be purchased only in expensive manuscript copies. The printing press produced books that were significantly less expensive than the manuscript editions. The public's demand for printed books in the first years after the ... on the printing press in the first years after its invention often circulated among friends in informal reading clubs or libraries.
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Bevex, an artificial sweetener used only in the soft drinks, is carcinogenic for mice, but only when it is consumed in very large quantities. To ingest an amount of Bevex equivalent to the amount fed to the mice in the relevant studies, a ... -sweetened soda per day. People can obtain important health benefits by controlling their weight through the use of artificially sweetened soft drinks.
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Many environmentalists have urged environmental awareness on consumers, saying that if we accept moral responsibility for our effects on the environment, then products that directly or indirectly harm the environment ought to be avoided. Unfortunately it is usually impossible ... are made available to consumers the morally right action is always the one whose effects produce the least total harm
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Choose the most appropriate option. Each sentence has been divided into three parts, indicated by $A$, $B$ and $C$. Read each sentence to find out, if there is an error. If you find an error in any of the parts $(A, B$ or $C)$, indicate your response. If a sentence has no error, ... $\underset{(C)}{\underline{\text{to do it/}}}$ $\underset{(D)}{\underline{\text{No error/}}}$
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Choose the most appropriate option. Each sentence has been divided into three parts, indicated by $A$, $B$ and $C$. Read each sentence to find out, if there is an error. If you find an error in any of the parts $(A, B$ or $C)$, indicate your response. If a sentence has no ... $\underset{(C)}{\underline{\text{the arrival of the chief guest. /}}}$ $\underset{(D)}{\underline{\text{No error. /}}}$
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Choose the most appropriate option. Each sentence has been divided into three parts, indicated by $A$, $B$ and $C$. Read each sentence to find out, if there is an error. If you find an error in any of the parts $(A, B$ or $C)$, indicate your response. If a sentence has no ... $\underset{(C)}{\underline{\text{that I won prize.}}}$ $\underset{(D)}{\underline{\text{No error.}}}$
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Read the following passage carefully, and answer the questions given below them, in the context of the passage. Strange, un-fathomable happiness of thinking of seeking knowledge for its own sake. So much of our life is spent in solving problems to ... eternal life of pure contemplation. The writer's attitude towards seeking knowledge for its own sake is : Critical Equivocal Reverential Unambiguous
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Read the following passage carefully, and answer the questions given below them, in the context of the passage. Strange, un-fathomable happiness of thinking of seeking knowledge for its own sake. So much of our life is spent in solving problems to ... knowledge with "creating a work of art and healing the sick" in terms of : Self satisfaction Creativity Selfless satisfaction Happiness obtained
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Choose the most appropriate option. Each sentence has been divided into three parts, indicated by $A$, $B$ and $C$. Read each sentence to find out, if there is an error. If you find an error in any of the parts $(A, B$ or $C)$, indicate your response. If a sentence has ... $\underset{(C)}{\underline{\text{keep up their pace.}}}$ $\underset{(D)}{\underline{\text{No error.}}}$
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Read the following passage carefully, and answer the questions given below them, in the context of the passage. Strange, un-fathomable happiness of thinking of seeking knowledge for its own sake. So much of our life is spent in solving problems to avoid ... for knowledge The happiness of seeking pure knowledge The desire for knowledge inherent in all men and women The need for practical knowledge
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Read the following passage carefully, and answer the questions given below them, in the context of the passage. Strange, un-fathomable happiness of thinking of seeking knowledge for its own sake. So much of our life is spent in solving problems ... life of pure contemplation. Seeking knowledge for its own sake gives man : Expected benefits Happiness Only selfish satisfaction Practical ability
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Read the following passage carefully, and answer the questions given below them, in the context of the passage. Strange, un-fathomable happiness of thinking of seeking knowledge for its own sake. So much of our life is spent in solving problems to avoid immediate ... tasted it" is mentioned in the paragraph. 'It' here refers to : Directed thinking Cooking Happiness of pure knowing Pure knowing
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Read the following passage carefully, and answer the questions given below them, in the context of the passage. Strange, un-fathomable happiness of thinking of seeking knowledge for its own sake. So much of our life is spent in solving problems to avoid ... , very little human life is spent in : Pragmatic thinking Problem solving Acquiring knowledge per se The purposeful study of various projects
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Read the following passage carefully, and answer the questions given below them, in the context of the passage. Strange, un-fathomable happiness of thinking of seeking knowledge for its own sake. So much of our life is spent in solving problems to ... in the passage refers to : Cooking, furnishing, investing and spending Every pleasure of pure knowledge Avoiding immediate pain Pragmatic effects
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Read the following passage carefully, and answer the questions given below them, in the context of the passage. Strange, un-fathomable happiness of thinking of seeking knowledge for its own sake. So much of our life is spent in solving problems to avoid immediate ... relevance or for the sake of knowledge Have direct relevance to the welfare of man Can be studied only for the sake of knowledge
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Read the following passage carefully, and answer the questions given below them, in the context of the passage. Strange, un-fathomable happiness of thinking of seeking knowledge for its own sake. So much of our life is spent in solving problems to avoid immediate ... pure contemplation The word "eternal" stands for : Light Heavenly Expel by legal process That always (has existed) and will exist
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Read the following passage carefully, and answer the questions given below them, in the context of the passage. Strange, un-fathomable happiness of thinking of seeking knowledge for its own sake. So much of our life is spent in solving problems to avoid immediate ... life of pure contemplation The word 'tempered' as used in the passage means : Mixed Reduced Moderated Brought to its proper level
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Find the word which is closest in meaning to the phrase or sentences given below : A cognate language : Difficult Universal Ancient Kindred
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Each of the following sentences has a blank space and four words given after it. Select the word which consider most appropriate for the blank space and indicate your choice. 'Please' and 'Thank you' are the little courtesies by which we keep the __________ of life oiled and running smoothly. Path Machine Garden River
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Find the word which is closest in meaning to the phrase or sentences given below : A sumptuous house : Luxurious Ornate Old-fashioned Artistic
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Find the word which is closest in meaning to the phrase or sentences given below : Exhausted by lucubration : Long walks Lecturing Exposure Laborious study
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Find the word which is closest in meaning to the phrase or sentences given below : Read with avidity : Understanding Fear Eagerness Complaint
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Each of the following sentences has a blank space and four words given after it. Select the word which consider most appropriate for the blank space and indicate your choice. If negotiations are to prove fruitful, there must not only be sincerity on each side, but there must also be __________ in sincerity of the other side. Faith Belief Substance Certainty
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Each of the following sentences has a blank space and four words given after it. Select the word which consider most appropriate for the blank space and indicate your choice. The criminal seems to have acted in __________ with three others. Collusion Coalition Collision Cohesion
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Each of the following sentences has a blank space and four words given after it. Select the word which consider most appropriate for the blank space and indicate your choice. If someone deliberately damages your property, he is __________ to pay for the cost of repairs. Liable Forced Requested Compelled
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For the following idiomatic verbal expressions find the best answer given after them : To draw the long bow to put up high demands to make an exaggerated statement to demand a very high price to overestimate oneself
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You are given certain sentences which have been jumbled and named $P$, $Q$, $R$ and $S$. You should find the proper sequence of these four that will reconstruct the original sentence. From the list of options given, choose the one which you think contains the correct sequence. ... adopting $Q$: he was a dandy $R$: melodramatic Byronic poses $S$: who delighted in wearing $QPSR$ $QSPR$ $QRPS$ $PQRS$
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Choose the alternative which is exact opposite to the given word 'inimical' : Emotional Neutral Cheerful Friendly
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For the following idionmatic verbal expressions find the best answer given after them : Spick and span A ready-made something Outspoken Garrulous Neat and clean
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You are given certain sentences which have been jumbled and named $P$, $Q$, $R$ and $S$. You should find the proper sequence of these four that will reconstruct the original sentence. From the list of options given, choose the one which you think contains the correct sequence. The idea ... $R$: is one to be explored $S$: but not taken as the last word about human nature $RQSP$ $SPRQ$ $PRQS$ $SRPQ$
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You are given certain sentences which have been jumbled and named $P$, $Q$, $R$ and $S$. You should find the proper sequence of these four that will reconstruct the original sentence. From the list of options given, choose the one which you think contains the correct sequence. But ... : of Nashe is skillful and sophisticated $R$: and crude, that $S$: approach of the boy $PRQS$ $SPRQ$ $RQPS$ $QSRP$
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You are given certain sentences which have been jumbled and named $P$, $Q$, $R$ and $S$. You should find the proper sequence of these four that will reconstruct the original sentence. From the list of options given, choose the one which you think contains the correct sequence. The ... $R$: find her a job $S$: and she succeeds in placing Jackie with a kindly widow $RPQS$ $PRQS$ $QSRP$ $SQRP$
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You are given certain sentences which have been jumbled and named $P$, $Q$, $R$ and $S$. You should find the proper sequence of these four that will reconstruct the original sentence. From the list of options given, choose the one which you think contains the correct sequence. A policeman ... if he has to do well, $R$: by the strict letters of the law $S$: cannot afford $QSPR$ $SPRQ$ $RQPS$ $PRQS$
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Poster is related to wall in the same way as photograph is related to ___________. Frame Camera Object People
Some of the sentences have errors and some have none. Find out which part of a sentence has an error, and the appropriate letter (A),(B),(C) is your answer. If there is no error, (D) is the answer. ... $\underset{(D)}{\underline{\text{No error}}}$
Some of the sentences have errors and some have none. Find out which part of a sentence has an error, and the appropriate letter (A),(B),(C) is your answer. If there is no error, (D) is the answer. ... $\underset{(D)}{\underline{\text{No error}}}$
Some of the sentences have errors and some have none. Find out which part of a sentence has an error, and the appropriate letter (A),(B),(C) is your answer. If there is no error, (D) is the answer. ... $\underset{(C)}{\underline{\text{what he has said./}}}$ $\underset{(D)}{\underline{\text{No error}}}$