Systematic Material For Para Jumble

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This thread is for discussing the techniques of parajumble. CAT and XAT is approaching and if you are struggling through the CAT Test Series offered by so many institutes and feel that your scores do not reflect your true potential, if it is ...
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Hi I am not able to open the above thread. Can you please look into this..
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first of all i would thank subodh sir for his work on all his "systematic" threads. they rock!!
but for the last 1 month you seem to have disappeared:(. please do return to help us .

the fundas in this thread are cool. i have tried the first 40 questions of the exercises. i got 31/40 could have got a couple more right. but i seriously need to improve my speed. sir please suggest some techniques for improving speed :neutral:

waiting for your return.

regards,
Deepak

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subodh aap kahan gayab ho gaye ho:neutral: pls carry on the work here

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PRACTICE EXERCISE - 8
32. A. To keep savings inert is an economic waste.
B. Investment growth leads to income growth, thereby resulting in a virtuous cycle of saving growth.
C. It is a common perception that heavy investments should be made for higher net profits.
D. Savings must be converted into investments, which means using the savings for activities that ensure wealth addition.
a. ADBC b. ABDC c. DCBA d. CABD
33. Whenever she came to town, she had the press in hot pursuit.
A. Bankers, the global chaps, the ministers and the top bureaucrats.
B. The other was the company she kept.
C. Photographers, shedding corporate ennui, chased her in Delhi, in Mumbai
D. Those honey brown eyes, the Armani suits, and three-inch stilettos and the white, very white teeth in a tanned face were part of the reason.
a. ADBC b. DCBA c. CDBA d. CBAD
34. James Gleick, the science journalist who wrote Faster, the Acceleration of Just about Everything argues that the world is more rushed, more connected, with more time saving devices.
A. Politics, culture, religious ceremonies, peace processes, sport, information technology and management decisions are all packed crazily into ever-narrowing time spans.
B. Though the term 'Hurry Sickness' may not convey the gravity of the affliction; the author says it is a portmanteau phrase, which includes attention deficit disorder and being collectively manic.
C. There is no doubt that the manic need for novelty and distraction is a manifestation of the faster pace of life. All too often though, it is grimly illustrated in all its preservations, such as the trivialisation of the Oval Office and the American Presidency with the Lewinsky scandal.
D. In another age it would be called sensation-seeking; in the decade of five-minute crises and conflict-resolution, it is called political death and vengeance.
a. ADCB b. ABCD c. DCBA d. DACB
35. Even as the Vajpayee administration declares that it is in the process of unleashing a second generation of reforms, it is clear that the task ahead is more fundamental than it appears.
A. There is no doubt that setting the government's finances in order tops the reform agenda.
B. Which is why this jumbo dispensation at the Centre must try its very best to be sure-footed.
C. If the new government were to take meaningful steps in just this direction is the next six months, it would be the ruling coalition's biggest millennium gift to the people.
D. So. before we start examining whether India can rival China as an investment destination in the next few years or whether the 21st century will belong to India, we must ask ourselves whether nearly a decade of varying shades of liberalization has ushered in a reformist mindset a thinking that puts equal emphasis on globalization and deregulation.
a. BACD b. BCDA c. CBDA d. CDAB
36. What does the state do in a country where tax is very low?
A. It investigates income sources and spending patterns or tries to spy upon the taxpayer.
B. Exactly what the tax authority tries to do now, even if inconsistently.
C. It could also encourage people to denounce to the tax authorities any conspicuously prosperous neighbours who may be suspected of not paying their taxes properly.
D. The ultimate solution would be an Orwellian System.
a. ACBD b. DBAC c. ABCD d. DCBA
37. 1. Currency movements can have a dramatic impact on equity returns for foreign investors.
A. This is not surprising as many developing economies try to peg their exchange rates to the US dollar or to a basket of currencies.
B. Many developing economies manage to keep exchange rate volatility lower than that in the industrial economies.
C. India has also gone in for the full float on the current account and abolished the managed exchange rate.
D. Dramatic exceptions are Argentina, Brazil and Nigeria.
6. Another emerging market-specific risk is liquidity risk.
a. ADBC b. CDAB c. BDAC d. CABD
38. 1. Total forgiveness for a mistake generates a sense of complacency towards target achievement among the employees.
A. In such a situation the work ethos gets distorted and individuals get a feeling that they can get away with any lapse.
B. The feeling that they develop is: 'whether I produce results or not, the management will not punish me or does not have the guts to punish me'.
C. Also, excess laxity damages management credibility, because for a long time, the management has maintained that dysfunctional behavior will result in punishment, and when something goes wrong, it fails to take specific punitive action.
D. The severity of the punishment may be reduced, by modifying it, but some action must be taken against the guilty so as to serve as a reminder for all others in the organization.
6. Moreover, it helps establish the management's image of being firm, fair and yet human.
a. DCBA b. BACD c. DBCA d. CABD
39. 1. The top management should perceive the true worth of people and only then make friends.
A. Such 'true friends' are very few and very rare.
B. Factors such as affluence, riches, outward sophistication and conceptual abilities are not prerequisites for genuine friendship.
C. Such people must be respected and kept close to the heart.
D. Business realities call for developing a large circle of acquaintances and contacts, however all of them will be motivated by their own self-interest and it would be wrong to treat them as genuine friends.
6. There is always a need for real friends to whom one can turn for balanced, unselfish advice, more so when one is caught in a dilemma.
a. ABCD b. ADBC c. CABD d. ACBD

40. 1. Despite the passage of time, a large number of conflicts continue to remain alive, because the wronged parties, in reality or in imagination, wish to take revenge upon each other, thus creating a vicious circle.
A. At times, managers are called upon to take ruthless decisions in the long-term interests of the organisation.
B. People hurt others, at times knowingly, to teach them a lesson and. at other times, because they lack correct understanding of the other person's stand.
C. The delegation of any power, to any person, is never absolute.
D. Every ruthless decision will be easier to accept if the situation at the moment of committing the act is objectively analysed, shared openly and discussed rationally.
6. Power is misused; its effects can last only for a while, since employees are bound to confront it some day, more so the talented ones.
a. BCAD b. ADBC c. DABC d. BADC
41. 1. It is significant that one of the most common objections to competition is that it is blind.
A. This is important because in a system of free enterprise based on private property, chances are not equal and there is indeed a strong case for reducing the inequality of opportunity.
B. Rather, it is a choice between a system where it is the will of few persons that decide who is to get what and where, it depends, at least partly, on the ability and the enterprise of the people concerned.
C. Although competition and justice may have little else in common; it is as much a commendation of competition as of justice that it is no respecter of persons.
D. The choice today is not between a system in which everybody will get what he deserves according to some universal standard and one where shares of individuals are determined by chance of goodwill.
6. The fact that opportunities open to the poor in a competitive society are much more restricted than those open to the rich, does not make it less true that in such a society the poor are more free than a person commanding much greater material comfort in a different type of society.
a. CDBA b. DCBA c. ABCD d. BADC

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answers in red..
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my take-
32-41
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PRACTICE EXERCISE - 8
32-41
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PRACTICE EXERCISE - 8
32. A. To keep savings inert is an economic waste.
B. Investment growth leads to income growth, thereby resulting in a virtuous cycle of saving growth.
C. It is a common perception that heavy investments should be made for higher net profits.
D. Savings must be converted into investments, which means using the savings for activities that ensure wealth addition.
a. ADBC b. ABDC c. DCBA d. CABD
33. Whenever she came to town, she had the press in hot pursuit.
A. Bankers, the global chaps, the ministers and the top bureaucrats.
B. The other was the company she kept.
C. Photographers, shedding corporate ennui, chased her in Delhi, in Mumbai
D. Those honey brown eyes, the Armani suits, and three-inch stilettos and the white, very white teeth in a tanned face were part of the reason.
a. ADBC b. DCBA c. CDBA d. CBAD
34. James Gleick, the science journalist who wrote Faster, the Acceleration of Just about Everything argues that the world is more rushed, more connected, with more time saving devices.
A. Politics, culture, religious ceremonies, peace processes, sport, information technology and management decisions are all packed crazily into ever-narrowing time spans.
B. Though the term 'Hurry Sickness' may not convey the gravity of the affliction; the author says it is a portmanteau phrase, which includes attention deficit disorder and being collectively manic.
C. There is no doubt that the manic need for novelty and distraction is a manifestation of the faster pace of life. All too often though, it is grimly illustrated in all its preservations, such as the trivialisation of the Oval Office and the American Presidency with the Lewinsky scandal.
D. In another age it would be called sensation-seeking; in the decade of five-minute crises and conflict-resolution, it is called political death and vengeance.
a. ADCB b. ABCD c. DCBA d. DACB
35. Even as the Vajpayee administration declares that it is in the process of unleashing a second generation of reforms, it is clear that the task ahead is more fundamental than it appears.
A. There is no doubt that setting the government's finances in order tops the reform agenda.
B. Which is why this jumbo dispensation at the Centre must try its very best to be sure-footed.
C. If the new government were to take meaningful steps in just this direction is the next six months, it would be the ruling coalition's biggest millennium gift to the people.
D. So. before we start examining whether India can rival China as an investment destination in the next few years or whether the 21st century will belong to India, we must ask ourselves whether nearly a decade of varying shades of liberalization has ushered in a reformist mindset a thinking that puts equal emphasis on globalization and deregulation.
a. BACD b. BCDA c. CBDA d. CDAB
36. What does the state do in a country where tax is very low?
A. It investigates income sources and spending patterns or tries to spy upon the taxpayer.
B. Exactly what the tax authority tries to do now, even if inconsistently.
C. It could also encourage people to denounce to the tax authorities any conspicuously prosperous neighbours who may be suspected of not paying their taxes properly.
D. The ultimate solution would be an Orwellian System.
a. ACBD b. DBAC c. ABCD d. DCBA
37. 1. Currency movements can have a dramatic impact on equity returns for foreign investors.
A. This is not surprising as many developing economies try to peg their exchange rates to the US dollar or to a basket of currencies.
B. Many developing economies manage to keep exchange rate volatility lower than that in the industrial economies.
C. India has also gone in for the full float on the current account and abolished the managed exchange rate.
D. Dramatic exceptions are Argentina, Brazil and Nigeria.
6. Another emerging market-specific risk is liquidity risk.
a. ADBC b. CDAB c. BDAC d. CABD
38. 1. Total forgiveness for a mistake generates a sense of complacency towards target achievement among the employees.
A. In such a situation the work ethos gets distorted and individuals get a feeling that they can get away with any lapse.
B. The feeling that they develop is: 'whether I produce results or not, the management will not punish me or does not have the guts to punish me'.
C. Also, excess laxity damages management credibility, because for a long time, the management has maintained that dysfunctional behavior will result in punishment, and when something goes wrong, it fails to take specific punitive action.
D. The severity of the punishment may be reduced, by modifying it, but some action must be taken against the guilty so as to serve as a reminder for all others in the organization.
6. Moreover, it helps establish the management's image of being firm, fair and yet human.
a. DCBA b. BACD c. DBCA d. CABD
39. 1. The top management should perceive the true worth of people and only then make friends.
A. Such 'true friends' are very few and very rare.
B. Factors such as affluence, riches, outward sophistication and conceptual abilities are not prerequisites for genuine friendship.
C. Such people must be respected and kept close to the heart.
D. Business realities call for developing a large circle of acquaintances and contacts, however all of them will be motivated by their own self-interest and it would be wrong to treat them as genuine friends.
6. There is always a need for real friends to whom one can turn for balanced, unselfish advice, more so when one is caught in a dilemma.
a. ABCD b. ADBC c. CABD d. ACBD
40. 1. Despite the passage of time, a large number of conflicts continue to remain alive, because the wronged parties, in reality or in imagination, wish to take revenge upon each other, thus creating a vicious circle.
A. At times, managers are called upon to take ruthless decisions in the long-term interests of the organisation.
B. People hurt others, at times knowingly, to teach them a lesson and. at other times, because they lack correct understanding of the other person's stand.
C. The delegation of any power, to any person, is never absolute.
D. Every ruthless decision will be easier to accept if the situation at the moment of committing the act is objectively analysed, shared openly and discussed rationally.
6. Power is misused; its effects can last only for a while, since employees are bound to confront it some day, more so the talented ones.
a. BCAD b. ADBC c. DABC d. BADC
41. 1. It is significant that one of the most common objections to competition is that it is blind.
A. This is important because in a system of free enterprise based on private property, chances are not equal and there is indeed a strong case for reducing the inequality of opportunity.
B. Rather, it is a choice between a system where it is the will of few persons that decide who is to get what and where, it depends, at least partly, on the ability and the enterprise of the people concerned.
C. Although competition and justice may have little else in common; it is as much a commendation of competition as of justice that it is no respecter of persons.
D. The choice today is not between a system in which everybody will get what he deserves according to some universal standard and one where shares of individuals are determined by chance of goodwill.
6. The fact that opportunities open to the poor in a competitive society are much more restricted than those open to the rich, does not make it less true that in such a society the poor are more free than a person commanding much greater material comfort in a different type of society.
a. CDBA b. DCBA c. ABCD d. BADC

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xat questions

7.b
8.c
9.b

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Thanks Subodh bhai..I come to PG for ur systematic threads:-) and quant problems.I have been going through the previous posts in all ur threads.I will post the solution on ur Rc thread today.


i am waiting for the solutions
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I m going to KOLKATA for appearing in MBA examinations every Sunday.

Thanks Subodh bhai..I come to PG for ur systematic threads:-) and quant problems.I have been going through the previous posts in all ur threads.I will post the solution on ur Rc thread today.
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