# Recent questions tagged verbal-ability

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The claims advanced here may be considered into two assertions: [first, that visual] culture is what images, acts of seeing, and attendant intellectual, emotional, and perceptual sensibilities do to build, maintain, or transform the worlds in which ... Michelangelo's or Leonardo's social accounts. Social analytical accounts of people like Michelangelo or Leonardo cannot explain their genius.
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The claims advanced here may be considered into two assertions: [first, that visual] culture is what images, acts of seeing, and attendant intellectual, emotional, and perceptual sensibilities do to build, maintain, or transform the worlds in which people live. ... that we establish with the images we see. The way we experience sight is through images operated on by meaningful covenants.
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The claims advanced here may be considered into two assertions: [first, that visual] culture is what images, acts of seeing, and attendant intellectual, emotional, and perceptual sensibilities do to build, maintain, or transform the worlds in which ... , Epiphenomena. Imagery, Visual practices, Lifeworlds, Structures of Perception. Visual Culture, Aesthetic Value, Lay Audience, Visual Experience.
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In a low-carbon world, renewable energy technologies are hot business. For investors looking to redirect funds, wind turbines and solar panels, among other technologies, seem a straightforward choice. But renewables need to be further scrutinized before ... development of more environment-friendly carbon-based fuels. The study of the coexistence of marginalised people with their environments.
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In a low-carbon world, renewable energy technologies are hot business. For investors looking to redirect funds, wind turbines and solar panels, among other technologies, seem a straightforward choice. But renewables need to be further scrutinized before being ... possible negative impact of renewable energy need to be studied before it can be offered as a financial investment opportunity.
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In a low-carbon world, renewable energy technologies are hot business. For investors looking to redirect funds, wind turbines and solar panels, among other technologies, seem a straightforward choice. But renewables need to be further scrutinized before ... energy through small-scale, localsystems is not economically sustainable. Renewable energy systems have little or no environmental impact.
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In a low-carbon world, renewable energy technologies are hot business. For investors looking to redirect funds, wind turbines and solar panels, among other technologies, seem a straightforward choice. But renewables need to be further scrutinized before being ... renewable energy systems. The author does not think renewable energy systems can be as efficient as non-renewable energy systems.
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In a low-carbon world, renewable energy technologies are hot business. For investors looking to redirect funds, wind turbines and solar panels, among other technologies, seem a straightforward choice. But renewables need to be further scrutinized before being ... are not democratic unless they are corporate-controlled. The development of the renewable energy sector is a double-edged sword.
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Five jumbled up sentences, related to a topic, are given below. Four of them can be put together to form a coherent paragraph. Identify the odd one out and key in the number of the sentence as your answer: The victim's trauma after assault rarely gets the attention ... the last two years, the genre of their telling has exploded $\dots$ crimes have a tendency to become not just stories but genres.
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The four sentences (labelled $1, 2, 3, 4$) below, when properly sequenced would yield a coherent paragraph. Decide on the proper sequencing of the order of the sentences and key in the sequence of the four numbers as your answer: While you might think that you see ... happens in the world around you. Sometimes big shifts happen in front of your eyes and you are not at all aware of these changes.
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Five jumbled up sentences, related to a topic, are given below. Four of them can be put together to form a coherent paragraph. Identify the odd one out and key in the number of the sentences as your answer: You can observe the truth of this in every e- ... or priced. Yet information is abundant. Information goods are freely replicable. Once a thing is made, it can be copied and pasted infinitely.
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The passage given is followed by four alternate summaries. Choose the option that best captures the essence of the passage. With the treaty of Westphalia, the papacy had been confined to ecclesiastical functions, and the doctrine of sovereign equality reigned. ... states emerged out of people's voluntary desire to overcome the sense of insecurity and establish the doctrine of sovereign equality.
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The four sentences (labelled $1,2,3,4$ ... of the power of a mirror $16 \; \text{m}$ in diameter and the resolution of a telescope of $200 \; \text{m}.$
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The passage given below is followed by four alternate summaries. Choose the option that best captures the essence of the passage. All humans make decisions based on one or a combination of two factors. This is either intuition or information. Decisions made through intuition ... a rationale. While decisions based on intuition can be made fast, the reasons that led to these cannot be spelt out.
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The passage given below is followed by four alternate summaries. Choose the option that best captures the essence of the passage. The rural-urban continuum and the heterogeneity of urban settings pose an obvious challenge to identifying urban areas and measuring ... urban and rural areas might call for some judgement on the objective methodology being used to define a city's functions.
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The four sentences (labelled $1,2,3,4$) below, when properly sequenced would yield a coherent paragraph. Decide on the proper sequencing of the order of the sentences and key in the sequence of the four numbers as your answer: But the attention of ... resultant ionizing radiation has become the most serious agent of pollution of the environment and the greatest threat to man's survival on earth.
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In the late $1960s$, while studying the northern-elephant-seal population along the coasts of Mexico and California, Burney Le Boeuf and his colleagues couldn't help but notice that the threat calls of males at some sites sounded different from ... cookeries. the calls of male northern elephant seals in the southern rookeries have more sophisticated structures, containing doublets and triplets.
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In the late $1960s$, while studying the northern-elephant-seal population along the coasts of Mexico and California, Burney Le Boeuf and his colleagues couldn't help but notice that the threat calls of males at some sites sounded different from those of males ... . Besides Isla Guadalupe, there was one more surviving colony with the same average male call tempo from which no migration took place
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In the late $1960s$, while studying the northern-elephant-seal population along the coasts of Mexico and California, Burney Le Boeuf and his colleagues couldn't help but notice that the threat calls of males at some sites sounded different from ... complex composition, less individual variety, and great regional variety to simple composition, less individual variety, and great regional variety.
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In the late $1960s$, while studying the northern-elephant-seal population along the coasts of Mexico and California, Burney Le Boeuf and his colleagues couldn't help but notice that the threat calls of males at some sites sounded different from those of males ... at Isla Guadalupe changes in population and migration had no effect on the call pulse rate of individual male northern elephant seals.
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Vocabulary used in speech or writing organizes itself in seven parts of speech (eight, if you count interjections such as Oh! and Gosh! and Fuhgeddaboudit!). Communication composed of these parts of speech must be organized by rules of grammar upon which we agree. ... to avoid the use of rhetoric. The availability of language software that will standardise the rules of grammar as an aid to writers
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Vocabulary used in speech or writing organizes itself in seven parts of speech (eight, if you count interjections such as Oh! and Gosh! and Fuhgeddaboudit!). Communication composed of these parts of speech must be organized by rules of grammar upon which we agree. When these ... people with the same sports equipment is a sports team. Take any vegetable, put some spices in it, and you have a dish.
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Vocabulary used in speech or writing organizes itself in seven parts of speech (eight, if you count interjections such as Oh! and Gosh! and Fuhgeddaboudit!). Communication composed of these parts of speech must be organized by rules of grammar upon which we agree. ... relation. "Grammar Police" is a metaphor for critics who focus on linguistic rules. sentences do not always have to be complete.
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Vocabulary used in speech or writing organizes itself in seven parts of speech (eight, if you count interjections such as Oh! and Gosh! and Fuhgeddaboudit!). Communication composed of these parts of speech must be organized by rules of grammar upon which we agree. When these ... a row, but simple sentences provide a path you can follow when you fear getting lost in the tangles of rhetoric$\dots$"
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Vocabulary used in speech or writing organizes itself in seven parts of speech (eight, if you count interjections such as Oh! and Gosh! and Fuhgeddaboudit!). Communication composed of these parts of speech must be organized by rules of grammar upon which we ... writers tend to be more attentive to method and accuracy. It has been observed that writers sometimes disregard the rules of rhetoric.
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Few realise that the government of China, governing an empire of some $60$ million people during the Tang dynasty $(618-907),$ implemented a complex financial system that recognised grain, coins and textiles as money$\dots$ Coins dis have certain ... as currency. it is undergoing transformation. its currencies fluctuate in value over time. it uses different currencies for different situations.
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Few realise that the government of China, governing an empire of some $60$ million people during the Tang dynasty $(618-907),$ implemented a complex financial system that recognised grain, recognisable and provided a convenient medium of exchange, especially for ... textiles. Currency usage was similar to that of modern times. Grains were the most used currency because of government requirements.
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Few realise that the government of China, governing an empire of some $60$ million people during the Tang dynasty $(618-907),$ implemented a complex financial system that recognised grain, recognisable and provided a convenient medium of exchange, ... steady" and "stable" to indicate all of the following EXCEPT: reliable transportation. reliable supply. reliable measurements. reliable quality
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Few realise that the government of China, governing an empire of some $60$ million people during the Tang dynasty $(618-907),$ implemented a complex financial system that recognised grain, recognisable and provided a convenient medium of exchange, especially for smaller transactions. ... by the government to make the payment. Cutting one$-$eigth of the fabric from a new bolt to pay the amount.
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The word anarchy' comes from the Greek anarkhia, meaning contrary to authority or without a ruler, and was used in a derogatory sense until $1840$, when it was adopted by Pierre-Joseph Proudhon to describe his political and social ideology. Proudhon argued that ... new ruling class rode to power on the strength of the workers' revolutionary anger, but then turned to oppress that very class.
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The word anarchy' comes from the Greek anarkhia, meaning contrary to authority or without a ruler, and was used in a derogatory sense until $1840$, when it was adopted by Pierre$-$Joseph Proudhon to describe his political and social ideology. Proudhon argued that ... on the moral principles of altruism; but the latter conceive of the market as a force too mystical for the former to comprehend.
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The word anarchy' comes from the Greek anarkhia, meaning contrary to authority or without a ruler, and was used in a derogatory sense until $1840$, when it was adopted by Pierre$-$Joseph Proudhon to describe his political and social ideology. Proudhon ... autonomy of the individual. For anarchists, the state is the enemy because all states apply violence and terror to maintain their control.
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The word anarchy' comes from the Greek anarkhia, meaning contrary to authority or without a ruler, and was used in a derogatory sense until $1840$, when it was adopted by Pierre$-$Joseph Proudhon to describe his political and social ideology. Proudhon ... , State, Strike, Egoism. Revolution, State, Protection, Liberals Anarchism, State, Individual, Freedom. Anarchism, Betrayal, Power, State.
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The word anarchy' comes from the Greek anarkhia, meaning contrary to authority or without a ruler, and was used in a derogatory sense until $1840$, when it was adopted by Pierre$-$Joseph Proudhon to describe his political and social ideology. Proudhon ... , State, Strike, Egoism. Revolution, State, Protection, Liberals Anarchism, State, Individual, Freedom. Anarchism, Betrayal, Power, State.
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The four sentences (labelled $1,2,3,4$) below, when properly sequenced would yield a coherent paragraph. Decide on the proper sequencing of the order of the sentences and key in the sequence of the four numbers as your answer: Relying on ... tales contextualized, by probing beneath the narrative of verbatim, original$-$language records and exploring the connotations of highly words and phrases.
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Five jumbled up sentences, related to a topic, are given below. Four of them can be put together to form a coherent paragraph. Identify the odd one out and key in the number of the sentence as your answer: Talk was the most common way for enslaved men and ... it, yet feared its power to bind and inspire$-$for, as everyone knew, oaths, whispers, and secret conversations bred conspiracy and revolt.
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The four sentences (labelled $\text{A, B, C, D})$ below, when properly sequenced would yield a coherent paragraph. Decide on the proper sequencing of the order of the sentences and key in the sequence of the four numbers as your answer: Tensions ... both continuity and profound changes. These concerns cause states from outside the region to take an active interest in South East Asian security.
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The passage given below is followed by four alternate summaries. Choose the option that best captures the essence of the passage. For nearly a century most psychologists have embraced one view of intelligence. Individuals are born with more or less ... which what is inherited. Biologists have criticised that conventional wisdom that individuals are born with more or less intelligence potential.
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Five jumbled up sentences, related to a topic, are given below. Four of them can be put together to form a coherent paragraph. Identify the odd one out and key in the number of the sentence as your answer: For feminists, the question of how we ... of reading begins with the realization that the literary canon is androcentric, and that this has a profoundly damaging effect on women readers.
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The four sentences (labelled $1,2,3,4$) below, when properly sequenced would yield a coherent paragraph. Decide on the proper sequencing of the order of the sentences and key in the sequence of the four numbers as your answer: Man has used poisons ... made in good faith, they contained no means of control, and so failed to prevent interested parties from developing and using biological weapons.