# Recent questions tagged cat2019-2

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Around the world, capital cities are disgorging bureaucrats. In the post-colonial fervour of the $20$th century, coastal capitals picked by trade-focused empires were spurned for regionally neutral new ones $\dots$ But decamping wholesale is costly and ... encouraging private enterprises to relocate to smaller towns or not incentivising them in order to keep government costs in those towns low
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Around the world, capital cities are disgorging bureaucrats. In the post-colonial fervour of the $20$th century, coastal capitals picked by trade-focused empires were spurned for regionally neutral new ones $\dots$ But decamping wholesale is costly and unpopular; ... several countries worldwide is supported by politicians and the ruling elites is not a new idea and has been tried in the past
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Around the world, capital cities are disgorging bureaucrats. In the post-colonial fervour of the $20$th century, coastal capitals picked by trade-focused empires were spurned for regionally neutral new ones $\dots$ But decamping wholesale is costly ... : based on political expediency to promote their trading interests where they had the densest populations to showcase their power and prestige
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Around the world, capital cities are disgorging bureaucrats. In the post-colonial fervour of the $20$th century, coastal capitals picked by trade-focused empires were spurned for regionally neutral new ones $\dots$ But decamping wholesale is costly and ... remote areas increased avenues of corruption away from the capital city a rise in pollution levels and congestion in the new locations
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For two years, I tracked down dozens of ... Chinese in Upper Egypt [who were] selling lingerie. In a deeply conservative region, where Egyptian families rarely allow women to work or own businesses, the Chinese flourished because of their ... can be erased Empathy can overcome identity politics Language is insufficient to bridge cultural barriers Orientalism cannot be practiced by Egyptians
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For two years, I tracked down dozens of $\dots$ Chinese in Upper Egypt [who were] selling lingerie. In a deeply conservative region, where Egyptian families rarely allow women to work or own businesses, the Chinese flourished because of their status as outsiders. ... The author would encourage the ethnographer, but ask him/her to be mindful of his/her racial and gender identity in the process
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For two years, I tracked down dozens of $\dots$ Chinese in Upper Egypt [who were] selling lingerie. In a deeply conservative region, where Egyptian families rarely allow women to work or own businesses, the Chinese flourished because of their status as outsiders. ... with The twists and turns in the evolution of language over time The ups and downs involved in the course of learning a language
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For two years, I tracked down dozens of $\dots$ Chinese in Upper Egypt [who were] selling lingerie. In a deeply conservative region, where Egyptian families rarely allow women to work or own businesses, the Chinese flourished because of their ... barriers Globalisation has mitigated cultural hierarchies and barriers Orientalism is a discourse of the past, from colonial times, rarely visible today
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Around the world, capital cities are disgorging bureaucrats. In the post-colonial fervour of the $20$th century, coastal capitals picked by trade-focused empires were spurned for regionally neutral new ones $\dots$ But decamping wholesale is costly and ... be enjoyed by regulatory bodies located away from political centres It could weaken the nexus between bureaucrats and media in the capital
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The four sentences (labelled $1, 2, 3, 4$) given below, when properly sequenced would yield a coherent paragraph. Decide on the proper sequence of the order of the sentences and key in the sequence of the four numbers as your answer. To the uninitiated listener, ... or perform it, your tune may change, so to speak However, atonality is one of the most important movements in $20$th century music
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War, natural disasters and climate change are destroying some of the world's most precious cultural sites. Google is trying to help preserve these archaeological wonders by allowing users access to $3$D images of these treasures through its site. But ... can damage delicate frescos and statues at the sites CyArk and Google have been scanning images without copyright permission from host countries
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War, natural disasters and climate change are destroying some of the world's most precious cultural sites. Google is trying to help preserve these archaeological wonders by allowing users access to $3$D images of these treasures through its site. But ... not own the copyright on scanned images of archaeological sites Google takes down advertisements on its website hosting CyArk's scanned images
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War, natural disasters and climate change are destroying some of the world's most precious cultural sites. Google is trying to help preserve these archaeological wonders by allowing users access to $3$D images of these treasures through its site. But the ... large corporation to project itself as a protector of culture It enables people who cannot physically visit these sites to experience them
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War, natural disasters and climate change are destroying some of the world's most precious cultural sites. Google is trying to help preserve these archaeological wonders by allowing users access to $3$D images of these treasures through its site. But the ... such as Google and CyArk critical about the links between a non-profit and a commercial tech platform for distributing archaeological images
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War, natural disasters and climate change are destroying some of the world's most precious cultural sites. Google is trying to help preserve these archaeological wonders by allowing users access to $3$D images of these treasures through its site. ... artefacts by a Western museum tourists uploading photos of monuments onto social media digital platforms capturing users' data for market research
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The four sentences (labelled $1, 2, 3, 4$) given below, when properly sequenced would yield a coherent paragraph. Decide on the proper sequence of the order of the sentences and key in the sequence of the four numbers as your answer. Living things- ... an object means to consider it equivalent to other things in that category, and different-along some salient dimension-from things that are not
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Five sentences related to a topic are given below in a jumbled order. Four of them form a coherent and unified paragraph. Identify the odd sentence that does not go with the four. Key in the number of the option that you choose. Socrates told us that ... achieve self-realization The idea is that this small change in perspective can clear your emotional fog, allowing you to see past your biases
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Five sentences related to a topic are given below. Four of them can be put together to form a meaningful and coherent short paragraph. Identify the odd one out. Choose its number as your answer and key it in. A particularly interesting example of inference occurs in ... cartoonist devised a series of panels to tell the story and has chosen to show you only one - and typically not even the funniest
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The four sentences (labelled $1, 2, 3, 4$) given below, when properly sequenced would yield a coherent paragraph. Decide on the proper sequence of the order of the sentences and key in the sequence of the four numbers as your answer. Such a ... example of an ancient belief system called teleology, the notion that what we call nature has a predetermined destiny associated with its component parts
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The passage given below is followed by four alternate summaries. Choose the option that best captures the essence of the passage. Language is an autapomorphy found only in our lineage, and not shared with other branches of our group such as primates. We ... of linguistic evolution Language is a distinctively human feature as there is no evidence of the existence of language in any other species
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The passage given below is followed by four alternate summaries. Choose the option that best captures the essence of the passage. Social movement organizations often struggle to mobilize supporters from allied movements in their efforts to achieve critical mass. ... involved in anti-war movements. Organizations with hybrid identities are able to mobilize individuals with different points of view.
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Ten players, as listed in the table below, participated in a rifle shooting competition comprising of $10$ rounds. Each round had $6$ participants. Players numbered $1$ through $6$ participated in Round $1$, players $2$ through $7$ in Round $2,\dots,$ ... players were in the last three positions after Round $4$? Bala, Chen, Gordon Bala, Hansa, lkea Bala, Ikea, Joshin Hansa, Ikea, Joshin
1 vote
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Ten players, as listed in the table below, participated in a rifle shooting competition comprising of $10$ rounds. Each round had $6$ participants. Players numbered $1$ through $6$ participated in Round $1$, players $2$ through $7$ in Round $2,\dots,$ players $5$ through $10$ in Round $5$, ... were the scores of Chen, David, and Eric respectively after Round $3$? $3,3,3$ $3,0,3$ $3,6,3$ $3,3,0$
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The passage given below is followed by four alternate summaries. Choose the option that best captures the essence of the passage. Privacy-challenged office workers may find it hard to believe, but open-plan offices and cubicles were invented by architects and ... therefore cubicles came into being Wall-free office spaces did not quite work out as companies don't believe in democratic ideology
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Five sentences related to a topic are given below. Four of them can be put together to form a meaningful and coherent short paragraph. Identify the odd one out. Choose its number as your answer and key it in. Ocean plastic is problematic for a number ... plastic has a number of negative consequences such as the retention of plastic particles in the gut for longer periods than normal food particles
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The four sentences (labelled $1, 2, 3, 4$) given below, when properly sequenced would yield a coherent paragraph. Decide on the proper sequence of the order of the sentences and key in the sequence of the four numbers as your answer. ... generally theorised Clock-time has been consistently represented in feminist literature as a masculine artefact representative of a time is money' perspective
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In the table below the check marks indicate all languages spoken by five people: Paula, Quentin, Robert, Sally and Terence. For example, Paula speaks only Chinese and English. These five people form three teams, Team $1$, Team $2$ and Team $3$. Each team has either $2$ ... is in Team $1$ and Quentin is in Team $3$. Who among the five people is a member of all teams? Sally No one Terence Paula
1 vote
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In the table below the check marks indicate all languages spoken by five people: Paula, Quentin, Robert, Sally and Terence. For example, Paula speaks only Chinese and English. These five people form three teams, Team $1$, Team $2$ and Team $3$ ... $1$ and Quentin is in Team $3$. Who among the following four people is a part of exactly two teams? Sally Robert Paula Quentin
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In the table below the check marks indicate all languages spoken by five people: Paula, Quentin, Robert, Sally and Terence. For example, Paula speaks only Chinese and English. These five people form three teams, Team $1$, Team $2$ and Team $3$. Each team has either $2$ or ... Team $1$ and Quentin is in Team $3$. Who among the following four is not a member of Team $2$? Quentin Paula Sally Terence
1 vote
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Ten players, as listed in the table below, participated in a rifle shooting competition comprising of $10$ rounds. Each round had $6$ participants. Players numbered $1$ through $6$ participated in Round $1$, players $2$ through $7$ in Round $2,\dots,$ ... four rounds. Which players scored points in the last round? Amita, Chen, Eric Amita, Chen, David Amita, Bala, Chen Amita, Eric, Joshin
1 vote
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Ten players, as listed in the table below, participated in a rifle shooting competition comprising of $10$ rounds. Each round had $6$ participants. Players numbered $1$ through $6$ participated in Round $1$, players $2$ through $7$ in Round $2,\dots,$ ... Round $10$. 3. No player scored in all the four rounds. Which player scored points in maximum number of rounds? Ikea Amita Chen Joshin
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Students in a college are discussing two proposals -- $\text{A}$: a proposal by the authorities to introduce dress code on campus, and $\text{B}$: a proposal by the students to allow multinational food franchises to set up outlets on college campus. A student does not ... $\text{A}$ and preferred Ragini as student union president? $200$ $150$ $210$ $40$
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Students in a college are discussing two proposals -- $\text{A}$ : a proposal by the authorities to introduce dress code on campus, and $\text{B}$ : a proposal by the students to allow multinational food franchises to set up outlets on college campus. A student does not ... who supported both proposals $\text{A}$ and $\text{B}$ preferred Sunita as student union president? $50$ $40$ $20$ $25$
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Students in a college are discussing two proposals -- $\text{A}$ : a proposal by the authorities to introduce dress code on campus, and $\text{B}$ : a proposal by the students to allow multinational food franchises to set up outlets on college ... of theproposals. What percentage of the students surveyed who did not support proposal $\text{A}$ preferred Ragini as student union president _______
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Students in a college are discussing two proposals -- $\text{A}$ : a proposal by the authorities to introduce dress code on campus, and $\text{B}$ : a proposal by the students to allow multinational food franchises to set up outlets on college ... of the proposals. Among the students surveyed who supported proposal $\text{A}$, what percentage preferred Sunita for student union president _______
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The first year students in a business school are split into six sections. In $2019$ ... MT and the first one in ET. How many $5$ - mark questions were there in MT and ET combined? 12 10 13 Cannot be determined
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The first year students in a business school are split into six sections. In $2019$ the Business Statistics course was taught in these six sections by Annie, Beti, Chetan, Dave, Esha, and Fakir. All six sections had a common midterm (MT) and a common endterm (ET) ... Dave prepared the last question of MT and the first one in ET. The second question in ET was prepared by : Dave Beti Chetan Esha
In the table below the check marks indicate all languages spoken by five people: Paula, Quentin, Robert, Sally and Terence. For example, Paula speaks only Chinese and English. These five people form three teams, Team $1$, Team $2$ and Team $3$. Each team ... from Chinese and English, which languages are spoken by Team $1$? Arabic and Basque Arabic and French Basque and Dutch Basque and French
Three doctors, Dr. Ben, Dr. Kane and Dr. Wayne visit a particular clinic Monday to Saturday to see patients. Dr. Ben sees each patient for $10$ minutes and charges Rs. $100/-$. Dr. Kane sees each patient for $15$ minutes and charges Rs. $200/-$, while Dr ... $13$ on all three days. On which day was he at the clinic for the maximum duration? Monday Friday Wednesday Same duration on all three days
Three doctors, Dr. Ben, Dr. Kane and Dr. Wayne visit a particular clinic Monday to Saturday to see patients. Dr. Ben sees each patient for $10$ minutes and charges Rs. $100/-$. Dr. Kane sees each patient for $15$ minutes and charges Rs. $200/-$, while Dr. ... the three doctors would earn the maximum amount in consultation charges on that day? Dr. Wayne Dr. Kane Both Dr. Wayne and Dr. Kane Dr. Ben