# Recent questions tagged cat2021-set2

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The passage below is accompanied by a set of questions. Choose the best answer to each question. It has been said that knowledge, or the problem of knowledge, is the scandal of philosophy. The scandal is philosophy's apparent inability to show how, when ... of reality cannot be merged with our process of conceiving it. Our knowledge of reality floats above our subjective perception of it.
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The passage below is accompanied by a set of questions. Choose the best answer to each question. It has been said that knowledge, or the problem of knowledge, is the scandal of philosophy. The scandal is philosophy's apparent inability to show how, when ... ideas or descriptions. The confidence with which we maintain something to be true is usually independent of the source of the alleged truth.
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The passage below is accompanied by a set of questions. Choose the best answer to each question. It has been said that knowledge, or the problem of knowledge, is the scandal of philosophy. The scandal is philosophy's apparent inability to show how, when and why we can be ... to support them. All of the options listed here. How we come to hold them; how widely they are held in our social circles.
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The passage below is accompanied by a set of questions. Choose the best answer to each question. It has been said that knowledge, or the problem of knowledge, is the scandal of philosophy. The scandal is philosophy's apparent inability to show how, when ... of a reality that is independent of the knower. philosophers maintain that the scandal of philosophy should be of concern to everyone.
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The passage below is accompanied by a set of questions. Choose the best answer to each question. I have elaborated $\dots$ a framework for analyzing the contradictory pulls on [Indian] nationalist ideology in its struggle against the dominance of ... colonial domination. Despite its fight against colonial domination, Indian nationalism had to borrow from the coloniser in the spiritual sphere.
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The passage below is accompanied by a set of questions. Choose the best answer to each question. I have elaborated $\dots$ a framework for analyzing the contradictory pulls on [Indian] nationalist ideology in its struggle against the dominance of ... /outer dichotomy. represented a continuation of age-old oppositions in Indian culture. constituted the premise of the ghar/bahir dichotomy.
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The passage below is accompanied by a set of questions. Choose the best answer to each question. I have elaborated $\dots$ a framework for analyzing the contradictory pulls on [Indian] nationalist ideology in its struggle against the ... Indian nationalist discourses provided an ideological principle of selection. Indian nationalist discourses reaffirmed traditional gender roles for Indian women.
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The passage below is accompanied by a set of questions. Choose the best answer to each question. I have elaborated $\dots$ a framework for analyzing the contradictory pulls on [Indian] nationalist ideology in its struggle against the dominance of ... prowess of Britain in the eighteenth century. Indian nationalists rejected the cause of English education for women during the colonial period.
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The passage below is accompanied by a set of questions. Choose the best answer to each question. Many people believe that truth conveys power $\dots$ Hence sticking with the truth is the best strategy for gaining power. Unfortunately, this is just a comforting myth. In fact ... than in the past. need to leverage both types of power to remain in office. know how to balance truth and social unity.
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The passage below is accompanied by a set of questions. Choose the best answer to each question. Many people believe that truth conveys power $\dots$ Hence sticking with the truth is the best strategy for gaining power. Unfortunately, this is just a ... spread fictions and those who intentionally do so truth and power stories that unite people and those that distinguish groups from each other
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The passage below is accompanied by a set of questions. Choose the best answer to each question. Many people believe that truth conveys power $\dots$ Hence sticking with the truth is the best strategy for gaining power. Unfortunately, this is just a ... possible to it. manipulating people's beliefs is politically advantageous, but a leader who propagates only myths is likely to lose power.
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The passage below is accompanied by a set of questions. Choose the best answer to each question. Many people believe that truth conveys power $\dots$ Hence sticking with the truth is the best strategy for gaining power. Unfortunately, this is just a comforting myth. In ... to unite people by making sure everyone believes in the same fiction, or should they let people know the truth $\dots$ ?
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It's easy to forget that most of the world's languages are still transmitted orally with no widely established written form. While speech communities are increasingly involved in projects to protect their languages - in print, on air and online ... favour of: greater multilingualism cultural homogenisation an expanded state role in the preservation of languages language shifts across languages
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It's easy to forget that most of the world's languages are still transmitted orally with no widely established written form. While speech communities are increasingly involved in projects to protect their languages - In print, on air and online - orality is ... can, in fact, support linguistic revival. languages can revive even after their speakers have gone through a language shift .
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It's easy to forget that most of the world's languages are still transmitted orally with no widely established written form. While speech communities are increasingly involved in projects to protect their languages - In print, on air and ... are repositories of traditional knowledge about the environment and culture. their vocabulary and grammatical constructs have been challenging to document.
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It's easy to forget that most of the world's languages are still transmitted orally with no widely established written form. While speech communities are increasingly involved in projects to protect their languages - In print, on air and online - orality ... use. people shifting away from their own language to study or work in another language. governments promoting certain languages over others.
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The four sentences $( \text{labelled} \; 1, 2, 3$ and $4)$ below, when properly sequenced would yield a coherent paragraph. Decide on the proper sequencing of the order of the sentences and key in the sequence of the four numbers as your answer ... on the application of a diverse range of scientific insights, such as the process transforming hydrogen into helium to release huge amounts of energy.
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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. Biologists who publish their research directly to the Web have been labelled as rogue , but physicists have been routinely ... of digital preprints of research is they hasten the dissemination process, but these are not accepted by most scientific communities.
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The four sentences $( \text{labelled} \; 1, 2, 3, 4)$ below, when properly sequenced would yield a coherent paragraph. Decide on the proper sequencing of the order of the sentences and key in the sequence of the four numbers as your answer: But today ... better human possibility, but in the last fifty years, this hope has lost itself in the dreary desert of various kinds of hegemonic applications.
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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. Creativity is now viewed as the engine of economic progress. Various organizations are devoted to its study and promotion; there are ... has proliferated to the extent that is no longer a stable process, and its mutating identity has stifled the creative process.
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The four sentences $( \text{labelled} \; 1, 2, 3$ and $4)$ ... the question of access through the Passage, but have an agreement whereby the $\text{US}$ needs to seek Canada's consent for any transit.
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Five jumbled up sentences, related to a topic, are given below. Four of them can be put together to form a coherent paragraph. Identify the odd one out and key in the number of the sentence as your answer: The care with which philosophers examine ... perfection through genetics is objectionable as it represents a bid for mastery that fails to appreciate the gifts of human powers and achievements.
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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. The unlikely alliance of the incumbent industrialist and the distressed unemployed worker is especially powerful amid the ... competition because of which the capitalists capture the political agenda created by the political organisation provided by the unemployed.
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Five jumbled up sentences, related to a topic, are given below. Four of them can be put together to form a coherent paragraph. Identify the odd one out and key in the number of the sentence as your answer: It has taken on a warm, fuzzy ... already started drawing on psychology in developing tests and theories, and advertising people have borrowed the idea of the focus group from social scientists.
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The different bars in the diagram above provide information about different orders in various categories (Art, Binders, $\dots$) that were booked in the first two weeks of September of a store for one client. The color and pattern of a bar denotes the ship mode ( ... How many days between Sep $1$ and Sep $14$ (both inclusive) had no booking from this client considering all the above categories?
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The different bars in the diagram above provide information about different orders in various catgories (Art, Binders, $\dots$) that were booked in the first two weeks of September of a store for one client. The colour and pattern of a bar denotes the ship mode ... for these orders. What was the average processing time of all orders in the categories which had only one type of ship mode?
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The different bars in the diagram above provide information about different orders in various categories (Art, Binders, $\dots$) that were booked in the first two weeks of September of a store for one client. The color and pattern of a bar denotes the ship mode (First ... this period is: Art, Binders, Paper, Phones Phones, Art, Binders, Paper Paper, Binders, Art, Phones Phones, Binders, Art, Paper
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The different bars in the diagram above provide information about different orders in various categories (Art, Binders, $\dots$) that were booked in the first two weeks of September of a store for one client. The color and pattern of a bar denotes the ship mode (First Class / Second Class / Standard ... during the period Sep $1$ to Sep $22$ (both dates inclusive)? $16 \%$ $20 \%$ $22 \%$ $25 \%$
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Ravi works in an online food-delivery company. After each delivery, customers rate Ravi on each of four parameters - Behaviour, Packaging, Hygiene, and Timeliness, on a scale from $1$ to $9.$ If the total of the four rating points is $25$ or more, then Ravi ... as that based on Hygiene. This is also true for Deepak. What was the minimum rating that Ravi received from any customer in any parameter?
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Ravi works in an online food-delivery company. After each delivery, customers rate Ravi on each of four parameters - Behaviour, Packaging, Hygiene, and Timeliness, on a scale from $1$ to $9.$ If the total of the four rating points is $25$ or more, then Ravi ... The $\text{COMPLETE}$ list of customers who gave the maximum total rating points to Ravi is Bihari and Chirag Atal Bihari Atal and Bihari
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Ravi works in an online food-delivery company. After each delivery, customers rate Ravi on each of four parameters - Behaviour, Packaging, Hygiene, and Timeliness, on a scale from $1$ to $9.$ If the total of the four rating points is $25$ or more, then Ravi gets ... rank based on Packaging is the same as that based on Hygiene. This is also true for Deepak. What rating did Atal give on Timeliness?
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Ravi works in an online food-delivery company. After each delivery, customers rate Ravi on each of four parameters - Behaviour, Packaging, Hygiene, and Timeliness, on a scale from $1$ to $9.$ If the total of the four rating points is $25$ or more, then Ravi gets a bonus of $₹ 20$ for that ... tip amount given by Deepak? Either $₹ 30$ or $₹ 50$ $₹ 50$ Either $₹ 0$ or $₹ 30$ or $₹ 50$ $₹ 30$
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Ravi works in an online food-delivery company. After each delivery, customers rate Ravi on each of four parameters - Behaviour, Packaging, Hygiene, and Timeliness, on a scale from $1$ to $9.$ If the total of the four rating points is $25$ or more, ... on Hygiene. This is also true for Deepak. In which parameter did Atal give the maximum rating points to Ravi? Timeliness Behaviour Hygiene Packaging
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Ravi works in an online food-delivery company. After each delivery, customers rate Ravi on each of four parameters - Behaviour, Packaging, Hygiene, and Timeliness, on a scale from $1$ to $9.$ If the total of the four rating points is $25$ ... same as that based on Hygiene. This is also true for Deepak. What rating did Deepak give on Packaging? $8$ $5$ $7$ $6$
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The game of Chango is a game where two people play against each other, one of them wins and the other loses, i.e., there are no drawn Chango games. $12$ players participated in a Chango championship. They were divided into four groups: Group $\text{A}$ ... each. Which of the following pairs must have played against each other in the championship? Deb, Donna Chitra, Dipen Azul, Biju Donna, Chetan
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The game of Chango is a game where two people play against each other, one of them wins and the other loses, i.e., there are no drawn Chango games. $12$ ... and Chetan played two games each, and the remaining players played one game each. Who won the championship? Brij Cannot be determined Chitra Aruna
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The game of Chango is a game where two people play against each other, one of them wins and the other loses, i.e., there are no drawn Chango games. $12$ ... remaining players played one game each. Who among the following did $\text{NOT}$ play against Chitra in the championship? Aruna Chetan Dipen Biju
Ten objects $\text{o1, o2,} \dots, \text{o10}$ were distributed among Amar, Barat, Charles, Disha, and Elise. Each item went to exactly one person. Each person got exactly two of the items, and this pair of objects is called her/his bundle. The following table shows how each ... $\text{o8}$ was given to Charles $\text{o8}$ was given to Amar, Charles or Disha
Ten objects $\text{o1, o2,} \dots, \text{o10}$ were distributed among Amar, Barat, Charles, Disha, and Elise. Each item went to exactly one person. Each person got exactly two of the items, and this pair of objects is called her/his bundle. The following ... people who value their own bundle at $16.$ No one else envies others. Who among the following envies someone else? Charles Amar Elise Barat
Ten objects $\text{o1, o2,} \dots, \text{o10}$ were distributed among Amar, Barat, Charles, Disha, and Elise. Each item went to exactly one person. Each person got exactly two of the items, and this pair of objects is called her/his bundle. The following table shows ... envy some other people who value their own bundle at $16.$ No one else envies others. What is Amar's value for his own bundle?