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In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

 

Teachers worldwide are stuck in a constant balancing __________ between individual liberty and occupational obligations. The Indian teacher is _________ stuck in tremendous technological, political and sociocultural changes, which are having ________ impact on performance and lifestyle. It goes without saying that teachers in India need to redefine and adjust their _____________ to develop transformational and humane skills by helping bridge the deep-rooted ______________ distance between the teacher and the taught.

 

which are having ________ impact on performance

 

A) a B) the
C) an D) one
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) an

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In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

 

The ___________ conversation-starter cultivated by years of ostentatious ___________ society is a simple ‘how do you do?’ followed by a polite shaking of hands and an optional comment on the weather. But aside __________ the mental trauma this ritual causes to those unfortunate souls who suffer from clammy hands, it also doesn’t provide much incentive to go on. Fascinating as the weather can be from time _________ time, one can speak only so much about the ____________ of the sun and express sympathy towards the depressions the Bay of Bengal faces.

 

But aside __________ the mental trauma

 

A) form B) from
C) of D) for
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) from

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In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

 

Be in the red

 

A) Be the top performer B) To be in a loss or debt
C) Be in the list of people who are never invited D) Be in the bad books of a person
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) To be in a loss or debt

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In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the words/sentence.

 

A plant, leaf, or flower becoming limp

 

A) Bolster B) Invigorate
C) Wilt D) Fortify
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Wilt

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In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which is opposite in meaning of the given word.

 

Deferential

 

A) Civil B) Submissive
C) Polite D) Arrogant
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Arrogant

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Who was the founder of Sikhism?

 

 

A) Guru Ram Das B) Guru Nanak Dev
C) Guru Angad D) Guru Gobid Singh
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Guru Nanak Dev

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Sikhism was founded by Guru Nanak Dev ji. And the holy city of Sikhs, Amritsar was founded by Guru Ram Das Ji.

 

 

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In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

 

Back seat driver

 

A) A passenger who gives unwanted and/or unneeded directions to the driver B) A person who gives unwanted advice is sometimes right
C) When too many people are controlling a project it is bound to fail D) A person who acts as a remote control taking orders from others
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) A passenger who gives unwanted and/or unneeded directions to the driver

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Where is Nargu Wildlife Sanctuary?

A) Tamil Nadu B) Himachal Pradesh
C) Karnataka D) Uttar Pradesh
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Himachal Pradesh

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