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Question: A fierce wave – a tsunami – of antipathy came over him. Given the analogy in this sentence, which word would work best instead of "came"?
Options:
A.Swept
B.Angled
C.Trampled
D.Rained
Answer: Option A
: A

Option (a). Swept over is the best usage and grammatically correct usage. Hence option (a).

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Question 1. What is the main idea of the third paragraph?
  1.    Squirrels hunt baby robins.
  2.    Other animals prey on robins.
  3.    Adult robins do not care for their young.
  4.    Crows and hawks hunt adult robins.
Answer: Option B
: B

The correct answer is B. (A) Incorrect. While the opening line states that “Squirrels prey on robin eggs and baby robins,” the paragraph goes on to list other animals which prey on, or hunt, robins and their eggs. So the main idea does not center on squirrels, but rather on animals which prey on robins and their eggs. (B) Correct. In the third para ,the author lists the animals which prey on baby robins and robin eggs. Further he lists animals which prey on adult robins.Therefore, the entire paragraph is centered on animals which prey on robins. (C) Incorrect. There is no mention that the adult robins do not care for their young. (D) Incorrect. The paragraph states that “Crows prey on baby robins and robin eggs. Hawks prey on adult robins.” However, there is no mention that crows prey on adult robins or that hawks prey on baby robins and robin eggs.
Question 2.  What is leadership?
  1.    Being able to achieve goals with the help of people
  2.    Telling people what is meant by success
  3.    Never to look back for support or help
  4.    Give direction and follow people
Answer: Option A
: A

The answer is A. The author says “ leadership is getting things done through people”. Option A closely follows this and hence the answer
Question 3.  What combine together to produce a natural leader?
  1.    Charisma, inspirational qualities and ways of handling people
  2.    Role of heredity and environment
  3.    Born talents for good observation of successful leaders
  4.    Zeal to lead people even when they do not desire
Answer: Option A
: A

The answer is A. The author talks explicitly says that combined attributes of charisma, inspirational qualities and ways of handling people produce a good leader.
Question 4. In the passage, ‘vigilant’ most closely means
  1.    attentive
  2.    dangerous
  3.    noisy
  4.    safe
Answer: Option A
: A

The correct answer is (a) According to the passage,“To stay safe, robins stay vigilant. Robins pay close attention to their surroundings.” Vigilant robins are robins which pay close attention to their surroundings.Therefore, vigilant must mean attentive.
Question 5. According to the passage, which of the following statements is/are true?

I. Some robins go to Central America during the winter.

II. The female robin has a bright red breast.

III. Cats hunt adult robins.
  1.    I only
  2.    II only
  3.    III only
  4.    I and II
Answer: Option C
: C

The correct answer is C. I-Incorrect. The passage states that “In the winter some robins go to central Mexico. Some robins go to the Pacific coast.” There is no information in the passage about some robins going to Central America during winter. II. Incorrect. As per the passage, “The male robin has a bright red breast.” There is no mention of the colouring of the female robin. III. Correct. The passage states that “Cats prey on adult robins.” To prey on means to hunt, so it is true that cats hunt adult robins.
Question 6. The author of the passage would most likely agree with which one/two or three of the following statement?

(i) Monotheism motivated people to the sacrifice of human being

(ii) Monotheism evolved with the development of the intellect.

(iii) Polytheism was preceded by the belief in unseen spiritual force.
  1.    Only i)
  2.    Only ii)
  3.    Only iii)
  4.    Only i) and ii)
Answer: Option C
: C

The answer is option C. The author discusses that man’s belief in unseen spiritual forces lead to monotheism, polytheism and monotheism. Statements (i) and (ii) are out of the scope of the passage.

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