Placement Written test paper for MNC || English questions and answers Part –9

Ques 241 : Select the correct answer option based on the passage.
What do you infer from the sentence in context of the passage-‘India lives in several centuries at the same time.’?
Option 1 : We are progressing in some areas and regressing in the others. Option 2 : People from different countries are living in India. Option 3 : India has a diverse culture. Option 4 : Some people are modern while the others are traditional in approach.

Ques 242 : Select the correct answer option based on the passage.
What do you infer from the following lines-‘In the lane behind my house, every night I walk past road gangs of emaciated labourers digging a trench to lay fiber-optic cables to speed up our digital revolution. In the bitter winter cold, they work by the light of a few candles.’ ?
Option 1 : India has a balanced mixture of both traditional and modern people. Option 2 : Progress is unbalanced. Option 3 : Digital revolution is very important for our economic growth. Option 4 : There is shortage of electricity in India.

Ques 243 : Select the correct answer option based on the passage.
What does the phrase “cultural insult” imply?
Option 1 : People from one culture do not respect people from the other cultures. Option 2 : Disrespect of British towards Indian Culture. Option 3 : White people’s definition for us. Option 4 : Ill-treatment at hands of British

Ques 244 : Select the correct answer option based on the passage.
Why does the response towards ‘Globalisation in India’ differs in different parts of India?
Option 1 : Due to different literacy levels. Option 2 : Due to religious diversity in India. Option 3 : It will not benefit all sections of the society. Option 4 : It may not have all the answers to India’s current problems.

Ques 245 : Select the correct answer option based on the passage.
What is the phrase ‘Sacrificing merit’ referring to?
Option 1 : Killing merit. Option 2 : Selection on basis of merit. Option 3 : Encouraging reservation Option 4 : None of these

Ques 246 : Select the correct answer option based on the passage.
What do you mean by the word ‘Egalitarian’?
Option 1 : Characterized by belief in the equality of all people. Option 2 : Characterized by belief in the inequality of all people. Option 3 : Another word for reservations. Option 4 : Growth

Ques 247 : Select the correct answer option based on the passage.
What does the statement- and not to convert it into a fetish of ‘political correctness’ in the passage imply?
Option 1 : Reservation issue should not be converted into a political propaganda. Option 2 : Reservation issue should not be based on caste alone. Option 3 : Reservation issue should be left to the ruling government. Option 4 : None of these.

Ques 248 : Select the correct answer option based on the passage.
What is the author most likely to agree with?
Option 1 : Caste-based reservation is the answer to India’s problems. Option 2 : Gender-based reservation is the answer to India’s problems. Option 3 : There is no solution to bridge the gap between privileged and under-privileged. Option 4 : None of these.

Ques 249 : Select the correct answer option based on the passage.
What do you mean by the word ‘Votaries’?
Option 1 : Advocates Option 2 : Types Option 3 : Demerits Option 4 : People

Ques 250 : Select the correct answer option based on the passage.
What do you infer from the sentence ‘ The idea of caste-based reservations is justified by the logic of social justice’ ?
Option 1 : Caste-based reservation will help in providing opportunities to the socially backward classes. Option 2 : Caste-based reservation will lead to social equality amongst all classes. Option 3 : Caste-based reservation will help backward classes actualise their potential. Option 4 : All of these

Ques 251 : Select the correct answer option based on the passage.
Why does caste-bases reservation system needs to be assessed and audited from time to time?
Option 1 : To measure its economic advantage to the Nation. Option 2 : To make sure that it achieves social justice for all. Option 3 : To do a cost analysis. Option 4 : None of these.

Ques 252 : Select the correct answer option based on the passage.
What is the tone of the passage?
Option 1 : Neutral Option 2 : Biased Option 3 : Celebratory Option 4 : Critical

Ques 253 : Select the correct answer option based on the passage.
From the passage, what can we conclude about the view of the author about Lord Mountbatten?
Option 1 : Appreciative Option 2 : Sarcastic Option 3 : Neutral Option 4 : Speculative

Ques 254 : Select the correct answer option based on the passage.
What is the author likely to agree to as the reason for the chaos in the sub-continent in 1947?
Option 1 : Because Gandhi was assassinated Option 2 : Because the British left the sub-continent in haste. Option 3 : Because the Hindus and Muslims could not live in peace. Option 4 : Because Lord Mountbatten was watching a movie on 14th August 1947.

Ques 255 : Select the correct answer option based on the passage.
What could possibly “grandiloquence” mean as inferred from the context in which it has been used in the passage?
Option 1 : Grand Party Option 2 : Celebrations Option 3 : Lofty speech Option 4 : Destiny

Ques 256 : Select the correct answer option based on the passage.
What is the author primarily talking about in the article?
Option 1 : Mountbatten’s association with India. Option 2 : Nehru’s speech Option 3 : Gandhi’s assassination Option 4 : The aftermath of the partition.

Ques 257 : Select the correct answer option based on the passage.
In the view of the author, What does the Nehru’s phrase “tryst with destiny” symbolise today?
Option 1 : A celebration of Indian Independence Option 2 : An inspirational quote Option 3 : A reminder of Gandhi’s assassination Option 4 : A symbol of the ills of the partition

Ques 258 : Select the correct answer option based on the passage.
The author persists on talking about the ” Bob Hope movie” in the article. Why?
Option 1 : Because the movie was a classic of 1947 Option 2 : He thinks it caused the partition of the sub-continent. Option 3 : He uses it to show the apathy of the Britishers towards the sub-continent Option 4 : It was Mountbatten’s favourite movie.

Ques 259 : Select the correct answer option based on the passage.
What does the author imply about the future of the Pakistan?
Option 1 : It becomes a secular country. Option 2 : It becomes unsecular. Option 3 : It is unprosperous. Option 4 : It becomes a rogue state.

Ques 260 : Select the correct answer option based on the passage.
Why was Gandhi assassinated?
Option 1 : Because he was favouring the Muslims. Option 2 : His assassin thought he was partial to the Muslims. Option 3 : He got killed in the violence after partition. Option 4 : None of these

Ques 261 : Select the correct answer option based on the passage.
Which of these could you infer according to the passage?
Option 1 : Wages in the Developing countries are less as compared to wages in the developed countries Option 2 : Wages in the Developing countries are more as compared to wages in the developed countries Option 3 : Wages in the Developing countries are same as wages in the developed countries Option 4 : None of these

Ques 262 : Select the correct answer option based on the passage.
What does “American jobs” in the last line of the first paragraph of the passage imply?
Option 1 : Jobs provided by American companies Option 2 : Jobs held (or to be held) by American people Option 3 : Jobs open to only American citizens Option 4 : Jobs provided by the American government

Ques 263 : Select the correct answer option based on the passage.
According to the passage, why India does not have enough skilled labour?
Option 1 : The total amount of young population is low Option 2 : The total number of colleges are insufficient Option 3 : Students do not want to study Option 4 : Maximum universities and colleges do not match global standards.

Ques 264 : Select the correct answer option based on the passage.
What can you infer as the meaning of ‘stifling’ from the passage?
Option 1 : Democratic Option 2 : Liberal Option 3 : Impeding Option 4 : Undemocratic

Ques 265 : Select the correct answer option based on the passage.
What is an appropriate title to the passage?
Option 1 : Growing Indian Economy Option 2 : Higher education in India Option 3 : India’s Skill Shortage Option 4 : Entrepreneurship in India

Ques 266 : Select the correct answer option based on the passage.
In the third sentence of the third paragraph of the passage, the phrase “closer to community colleges ” is used. What does it imply?
Option 1 : Near to community colleges Option 2 : Like community colleges Option 3 : Close association to community colleges Option 4 : None of these

Ques 267 : Select the correct answer option based on the passage.
According to the passage, what is the paradox of the Indian economy today?
Option 1 : The economic progress is impressive, but the poor (earning one dollar per day) are not benefited. Option 2 : The economic progress is impressive disallowing the government to take tough decisions. Option 3 : There is not enough skilled workforce and the government does not realize this. Option 4 : Government is not ready to invest in setting up new universities.

Ques 268 : Select the correct answer option based on the passage.
Why are salaries for skilled workers rising?
Option 1 : Companies are paying hire to lure skilled people to jobs. Option 2 : American companies are ready to pay higher to skilled workers. Option 3 : Entrepreneurship is growing in India. Option 4 : There is not enough skilled workers, while the demand for them is high.

Ques 269 : Select the correct answer option based on the passage.
What is the experimental approach being discussed in the first paragraph?
Option 1 : Word of mouth Marketing Option 2 : Selling of video-game consoles, bottled water and electric toothbrushes Option 3 : Traditional Advertising Option 4 : None of these

Ques 270 : Select the correct answer option based on the passage.
What is the tone of the passage?
Option 1 : Neutral Option 2 : Biased Option 3 : Celebratory Option 4 : Critical

Ques 271 : Select the correct answer option based on the passage.
What can we infer from Walter Carl’s statement?
Option 1 : Amway and Tupperware are products where word of mouth marketing could be used. Option 2 : Amway and Tupperware are consumers who appreciated word of mouth marketing. Option 3 : Amway and Tupperware are companies who use word of mouth marketing. Option 4 : None of these

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