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Below are four different ways of using the word - ACT. Choose the one in which the usage is incorrect or inappropriate.

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Below are four different ways of using the word - BIT. Choose the one in which the usage is incorrect or inappropriate.

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Five alternative summaries are given below each text. Choose the option that best captures the essence of the text.

The entire low-carbohydrate versus low-fat diet argument is so prevalent that one would think that these are the only two options available for losing weight and staying healthy. Some experts even feel that the low-carb/low-fat debate distracts us from an even more important issue—our culture’s reliance on processed and manufactured foods.

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Five alternative summaries are given below each text. Choose the option that best captures the essence of the text.

One New York publisher has estimated that 50,000 to 60,000 people in the United States want an anthology that includes the complete works of William Shakespeare. And what accounts for this renewed interest in Shakespeare? As scholars point out, the psychological insights he portrays in both male and female characters are amazing even today.

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The question has a sentence with two blanks. The pair of words in which option best completes the sentence?

In January 1916, two years into the First World War, Britain passed a bill that all able-bodied unmarried men were required to enlist; however the majority were _____objectors to the war and fought to avoid________.

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The question has a sentence with two blanks. The pair of words in which option best completes the sentence?

The change of heart will do nothing to ______the dawning era of what the article called “Build-A-Bear” babies. The use (and abuse) of advanced fertility technology that ______fears of Gattaca, Brave New World and, of course, the Nazis’ quest for a blonde, blue-eyed race of Aryans continues apace.

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In the question, a part of a sentence is underlined. In the options, different ways of phrasing the underlined part is given. Choose the best alternative from the choices to replace the underlined part.

A related development is the introduction of a grading system to replace marks in CBSE schools, which will also serve the dual purpose of reducing exam stress on students while making the system more flexible.

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In the question, a part of a sentence is underlined. In the options, different ways of phrasing the underlined part is given. Choose the best alternative from the choices to replace the underlined part.

The space for quality higher education needs to be opened up by allowing autonomy for colleges and permitting the entry of for-profit rather than pseudo-charitable institutions, ending the licence-permit-quota raj in this area.

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Four sentences A, B, C and D are given which when arranged in a particular order form a coherent paragraph. Your answer is the correct order of arranging the sentences.

A. Asian shares closed mixed and European shares were essentially flat Friday after unemployment reports released the day before reinforced the idea that a recovery was still a ways off.

B.      That a pullback after a three-month rally that began in mid-March is in full swing as investors take a more realistic view of the economic challenges ahead.

C.      Friday’s declines were more muted than those on Wall Street and in Europe on Thursday, but they illustrated the same point.

D.      The Nikkei in Tokyo fell 60.08 points, or 0.6 percent, to 9,816.07, and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng closed up 25.35 points, or 0.1 percent, to 18,203.40 after trading in the red most of the day.

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Five sentences A, B, C, D and E are given which when arranged in a particular order form a coherent paragraph. Your answer is the correct order of arranging the sentences.

A. The good news is that there’s more good news about this summer’s concert season.

B.      In addition to the long-running, blue-chip series like Central Park SummerStage and Celebrate Brooklyn!, which have already begun, this week funkier events like Seaport Music at South Street Seaport return.

C.      Thanks to the ingenuity and one-upmanship of local concert promoters, yet more concerts are turning up in the most unusual and amazing places.

D.      Perhaps the most amazing, and certainly most unusual, is Governors Island, the former military base that has been under gradual transformation into an arts and recreation area.

E.      A major new concert space begins there this summer.

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