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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
asked Apr 3 in English Language Lakshman Patel RJIT 8.8k points 17 255 656 63 views
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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
asked Apr 3 in English Language Lakshman Patel RJIT 8.8k points 17 255 656 68 views
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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
asked Apr 3 in English Language Lakshman Patel RJIT 8.8k points 17 255 656 49 views
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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
asked Apr 3 in English Language Lakshman Patel RJIT 8.8k points 17 255 656 62 views
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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
asked Apr 3 in English Language Lakshman Patel RJIT 8.8k points 17 255 656 121 views
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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
asked Apr 3 in English Language Lakshman Patel RJIT 8.8k points 17 255 656 62 views
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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
asked Apr 3 in English Language Lakshman Patel RJIT 8.8k points 17 255 656 66 views
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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
asked Apr 3 in English Language Lakshman Patel RJIT 8.8k points 17 255 656 59 views
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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
asked Apr 3 in English Language Lakshman Patel RJIT 8.8k points 17 255 656 61 views
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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
asked Apr 3 in English Language Lakshman Patel RJIT 8.8k points 17 255 656 72 views
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Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each out of the four alternatives. Some years ago I had the privilege of meeting the world's oldest man. At least he said he was. And he was so dogmatic about it that the promoters of a cartoon strip ... to feature him in a cartoon strip A person surviving at that age was odd and unbelievable He had the tendency of swinging with his right.
asked Apr 1 in English Language Lakshman Patel RJIT 8.8k points 17 255 656 69 views
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Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each out of the four alternatives. Some years ago I had the privilege of meeting the world's oldest man. At least he said he was. And he was so dogmatic about it that the promoters of a cartoon ... themselves a Constitution: Before he was born In the year of George Washington's birth Two centuries ago One hundred and sixty seven years ago
asked Apr 1 in English Language Lakshman Patel RJIT 8.8k points 17 255 656 58 views
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Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each out of the four alternatives. Some years ago I had the privilege of meeting the world's oldest man. At least he said he was. And he was so dogmatic about it that the promoters of a cartoon strip ... him a bit of history To know whether he had any personal equation with Washington To make fun of his advanced age To determine his age
asked Apr 1 in English Language Lakshman Patel RJIT 8.8k points 17 255 656 47 views
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Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each out of the four alternatives. Some years ago I had the privilege of meeting the world's oldest man. At least he said he was. And he was so dogmatic about it that the promoters of a cartoon strip that ... sixth wife He didn't like traveling much He didn't like New York as a city He preferred to be left alone in his native village
asked Apr 1 in English Language Lakshman Patel RJIT 8.8k points 17 255 656 121 views
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Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each out of the four alternatives. Some years ago I had the privilege of meeting the world's oldest man. At least he said he was. And he was so dogmatic about it that the promoters of a cartoon strip ... that: He was four feet four inches tall He was the world's oldest living man He belonged to Columbia He had an alligator-hide complexion
asked Apr 1 in English Language Lakshman Patel RJIT 8.8k points 17 255 656 69 views
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Reading is a psycholinguistic guessing game. To read critically is a skill as it is a demanding process. One must slow down one's reading and, with a pencil in hand, perform specific operations on the text. Mark up the text with reactions, conclusions ... 's life readers should get in the habit of questioning the truth of what they read critical reading requires thoughtful and careful attention
asked Apr 1 in English Language Lakshman Patel RJIT 8.8k points 17 255 656 78 views
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Monisha is working with a real estate agent to find a location for the kids' toy store she plans to open in her town. She is looking for a place that is either in the centre or not too far from the centre of town. It should also be attractive for the right ... town's center a storefront in a small strip mall located on the outskirts of town that is also occupied by a pharmacy and a dry cleaner
asked Apr 1 in Logical Reasoning Lakshman Patel RJIT 8.8k points 17 255 656 91 views
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There is a short passage given below. Read the passage and answer the question that follows it. The movie Jurassic Park was a super-hit in the $90$s. The movie shows scientists creating live dinosaurs by replicating dinosaur DNA found inside an insect ... laboratory. enough DNA can be extracted from an insect to recreate an entire animal. scientists will never fully understand how DNA functions.
asked Mar 31 in English Language Lakshman Patel RJIT 8.8k points 17 255 656 96 views
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There is a short passage given below. Read the passage and answer the question that follows it. It was $1950$s when the new genre of rock and roll music started as a young man's medium. Rock music is still best performed by young men of $20$ ... male performers. women performers have always played significant role in rock music, the physical demands of performing rock are better met by the young.
asked Mar 31 in English Language Lakshman Patel RJIT 8.8k points 17 255 656 196 views
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There is a short passage given below. Read the passage and answer the question that follows it. Las Vegas is certainly one of the honeymooner's heaven among the moderately rich Americans. Why should it not be? Las Vegas has much more to offer than ... . An increasing number of young couples are taking to adventures and undiscovered land. Las Vegas has many more visitors than first honeymooners.
asked Mar 31 in English Language Lakshman Patel RJIT 8.8k points 17 255 656 135 views
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There is a short passages given below. Read the passage and answer the question that follows it. The famous theory of relativity was given by Albert Einstein. It stated that time travel is theoretically possible. Let us assume that time travel were to be made possible ... the start of World War I. The assassination of Franz Ferdinand was the crucial event that triggered the start of World War I.
asked Mar 31 in English Language Lakshman Patel RJIT 8.8k points 17 255 656 121 views
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Vincent has a paper route. Each morning, he delivers $37$ newspapers to customers in his neighbourhood. It takes Vincent $50$ minutes to deliver all the papers. If Vincent is sick or has other plans, his friend Thomas, who lives on the same street, will ... minutes to deliver the papers. It is dark outside when Vincent begins his deliveries. Thomas would like to have his own paper route.
asked Mar 31 in English Language Lakshman Patel RJIT 8.8k points 17 255 656 141 views
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The Pacific yew is an evergreen tree that grows in the Pacific Northwest. The Pacific yew has a fleshy, poisonous fruit. Recently, taxol, a substance found in the bark of the Pacific yew, was discovered to be a promising new anticancer drug. Given the ... from various diseases. People should not eat the fruit of the Pacific yew. The Pacific yew was considered worthless until taxol was discovered.
asked Mar 31 in English Language Lakshman Patel RJIT 8.8k points 17 255 656 116 views
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Erin is twelve years old. For three years, she has been asking her parents for a dog. Her parents have told her that they believe a dog would not be happy in an apartment, but they have given her permission to have a bird. Erin has not yet decided what kind of ... than they like dogs. Erin does not like birds. Erin and her parents live in an apartment. Erin and her parents would like to move.
asked Mar 31 in English Language Lakshman Patel RJIT 8.8k points 17 255 656 112 views
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Vincent has a paper route. Each morning, he delivers $37$ newspapers to customers in his neighborhood. It takes Vincent $50$ minutes to deliver al the papers. If Vincent is sick or has other plans, his friend Thomas, who lives on the same street, will sometimes ... minutes to deliver the papers. It is dark outside when Vincent begins his deliveries. Thomas would like to have his own paper route.
asked Mar 30 in English Language Lakshman Patel RJIT 8.8k points 17 255 656 109 views
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A Huge majority - $84$ percent - of the population identifies as Hindu. There are many variations of Hinduism, and four predominant sects - Shiva, Vaishnava, Shakteya and Smarta. About $13$ percent of Indians are Muslim, making it one of the largest ... a multilingual country. India is identified as the birthplace of Hinduism and Buddhism. India is a country where diversity in religion exists.
asked Mar 30 in English Language Lakshman Patel RJIT 8.8k points 17 255 656 89 views
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A significant compassionate outcome of technology is the greater dignity and value that it imparts to human labour. In a highly developed society, there is no essential difference between Brahmin and Shudra, Muslim, Christian or Hindu; they are equally useful and hence ... religions are man-made. human labour has dignity and value. all individuals, irrespective of caste and creed, are born equal.
asked Mar 30 in English Language Lakshman Patel RJIT 8.8k points 17 255 656 129 views
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Economists have spent most of the 20th century ignoring psychology, positive or otherwise. But today there is a great deal of emphasis on how happiness can shape global economies, or - on a smaller scale - successful business practice. This is driven, in part, ... project . disciplining individuals to be happy. depression as a thing of the past. making individuals aware of stress in their lives.
asked Mar 18 in English Language jothee 11.4k points 194 977 1998 54 views
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Read the following passage and answer the question that follow: Passage $2$: Amidst the increasing clamour for a discourse on educational improvement, on budgetary allocations and retention rates, there is one crucial question which is insufficiently discussed. ... to ask searching questions Not accepting inadequate reasons from history Thinking out of the box Learning to negotiate with people
asked Mar 5 in English Language Chandanachandu 290 points 3 4 37 55 views
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Read the following passage and answer the question that follow: Passage $2$: Amidst the increasing clamour for a discourse on educational improvement, on budgetary allocations and retention rates, there is one crucial question which is insufficiently discussed. And the question in this is: ... our curiosity and imagination. helps people become wealthy. I and V II and III I, II and IV I, III and IV
asked Mar 5 in English Language Chandanachandu 290 points 3 4 37 58 views
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Read the following passage and answer the question that follow: Passage $2$: Amidst the increasing clamour for a discourse on educational improvement, on budgetary allocations and retention rates, there is one crucial question which is insufficiently discussed. ... become a peaceful place, if people becomes less hostile becomes less narrow minded becomes less fantastic empathize with each other
asked Mar 5 in English Language Chandanachandu 290 points 3 4 37 45 views
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Read the following passage and answer the question that follow: Passage $2$: Amidst the increasing clamour for a discourse on educational improvement, on budgetary allocations and retention rates, there is one crucial question which is insufficiently ... not acknowledge the importance of humanist concepts does not support a public-private partnership in improving educational access to everyone
asked Mar 5 in English Language Chandanachandu 290 points 3 4 37 48 views
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Read the following passage and answer the question that follow: Passage $2$: Amidst the increasing clamour for a discourse on educational improvement, on budgetary allocations and retention rates, there is one crucial question which is insufficiently discussed. And the ... is a concept that has been changing from time to time to teach an individual the necessary skills to earn his livelihood
asked Mar 5 in English Language Chandanachandu 290 points 3 4 37 46 views
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The colour black is an example of A surface colour An achromatic colour An organic colour A diffuse colour
asked Mar 1 in Logical Reasoning Arjun 8k points 52 71 150 66 views
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Paint is an example of a substance containing Inorganic material Body colours Surface colours Metallic colours
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Which of the following conclusion can be drawn from the passage? Precise measurement is a sufficient condition to ensure validity of conclusions resulting from an experiment. Experimental data might support multiple theoretical explanations same time, hence validity ... s knowledge of the theory underpinning the experiment is sufficient to ensure the validity of conclusions drawn from experiments.
asked Mar 1 in Logical Reasoning Arjun 8k points 52 71 150 48 views
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As per Mayo’s perspective, which of the following best defines the phrase “scientific explanation”? One which is most detailed in its explanation of natural phenomena. One which survives examination better than other explanations. One which has been thoroughly tested by scientific experts. One which refutes other explanations convincingly,
asked Mar 1 in Logical Reasoning Arjun 8k points 52 71 150 46 views
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The author’s use of Snell’s law of refraction to illustrate Mayo’s perspective can best said to be Contrived Premediated Superfluous Illustrative
asked Mar 1 in Others Arjun 8k points 52 71 150 34 views
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Biotic disturbances in the context means Attacks from other living things, animals, etc. The disturbances caused by the natives on seeing the strange foreigners. The political disturbances causing the closedown of the parks. Disturbances caused by the wild animals on seeing the tourists.
asked Mar 1 in Logical Reasoning Arjun 8k points 52 71 150 37 views
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By using the expression “environmentally destructive tourism” the author means The preservation of the wild beasts. Destruction of the wildlife and sancturies. Destroying the attractive sources of wild animals and birds. The maintenance of the flora and fauna of the country
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