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Which of the following cannot be logically inferred from the given passage? Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus. Most people infected with the COVID-19 virus will experience mild to moderate respiratory illness and ... on older people. COVID-19 is not dangerous if you are young. Maintaining hygiene helps in controlling COVID-19 spread.
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Michaelangelo is famous for having successfully interpreted the human body. His great achievement is that of the painting of David whose hands reach out as a sign of human capability and potential. It is assumed that the time he lived was ripe for ... is progress of science and anatomy that contributes to civilizations exclusively Human beings possess language which is the only key to knowledge
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Michaelangelo is famous for having successfully interpreted the human body. His great achievement is that of the painting of David whose hands reach out as a sign of human capability and potential. It is assumed that the time he lived was ripe ... obsessive medieval method of accuracy The classical simplicity and lack of control The case and decorative excess of earlier art Expressionist technique
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Michaelangelo is famous for having successfully interpreted the human body. His great achievement is that of the painting of David whose hands reach out as a sign of human capability and potential. It is assumed that the time ... Michaelangelo could contain his physical infirmity by artistic excellence Michaelangelo submitted to disease Michaelangelo survived different diseases before pursuing art
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Michaelangelo is famous for having successfully interpreted the human body. His great achievement is that of the painting of David whose hands reach out as a sign of human capability and potential. It is assumed that the time he lived was ripe ... on their physical structure To retroactively diagnose famous artists and public figures of conditions that were not prevalent during their time
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Michaelangelo is famous for having successfully interpreted the human body. His great achievement is that of the painting of David whose hands reach out as a sign of human capability and potential. It is assumed that the time he lived was ... including physical ailments Michaelangelo's gout and other ailments lessened his efficiency The diseases Michaelangelo faced were due to constant hammering
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A map shows the elevations of Darjeeling, Gangtok, Kalimpong, Pelling, and Siliguri. Kalimpong is at a lower elevation than Gangtok, Pelling is at a lower elevation than Gantok. Pelling is at a higher elevation than Siliguri. Darjeeling is at a higher elevation than Gangtok. ... than Siliguri Siliguri is at a lower elevation than Gangtok Only ii Only ii and iii Only ii and iv Only iii and iv
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Bhaichung was observing the pattern of people entering and leaving a car service centre. There was a single window where customers were being served. He saw that people inevitably came out of the centre in the order that they went in. However, the time they ... come-first-served basis. Entering the centre early ensured that one would have shorter service times and most people attempted to do this.
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The horse has played a little known but very important role in the field of medicine. Horses were injected with toxins of diseases until their blood built up immunities. Then a serum was made from their blood. Serums to fight with diphtheria and ... , that horses were given immunity to diseases generally quite immune to diseases given medicines to fight toxins given diphtheria and tetanus serums
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It has taken fifty-six long and frustrating, years to turn bronze, into gold for India's Olympics aspirations$.$ Beijing $2008$ marks a defining moment in India's Olympic history$.$ From Delhi to Beijing is a long journey but one that our Olympians have ... in India's Olympic history. Our Olympians have undertaken a long journey to Beijing. India's bronze medal turned into gold at Beijing.
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The ban on smoking in designated public places can save a large number of people from the well-known effects of environmental tobacco smoke. Passive smoking seriously impairs respiratory health. The ban rightly seeks to protect non-smokers from its ill effects. ... places protects the non-smokers. Passive smoking is bad for health. The ban on smoking in public places excludes passive smoking.
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The new cotton technology, Bollgard_II, with herbicide-tolerant traits has developed into a thriving business in India. However, the commercial use of this technology is not legal in India. Notwithstanding that, reports indicate that the herbicide tolerant Bt ... Farmers want to access the new technology for experimental purposes Farmers want to access the new technology by paying high price
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"The increasing interest in tribal characters might be a mere coincidence, but the timing is of interest. None of this, though, is to say that the tribal hero has arrived in Hindi cinema, or that the new crop of characters represents the acceptance of the tribal ... does the word 'arrived' mean in the paragraph above? reached a terminus came to a conclusion attained a status went to a place
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The Newspaper reports that over $500$ hectares of tribal land spread across $28$ tribal settlements in Mohinitampuram forest division have already been alienated . A top forest official said, First the tribals are duped out of their land holdings. Second, ... paragraph,______ is /are responsible for duping the tribals. forest officials landless families The Newspaper it can not be inferred who
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"Popular Hindi fiction, despite - or perhaps because of - its wide reach, often does not appear in our cinema. As ideals that viewers are meant to look up to rather identify with, Hindi film protagonists usually read books of aspirational value: textbook, ... have aspirational value, but not popular Hindi fiction People do not look up to writers of textbook, English books or high-value literature
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"Indian history was written by British historians-extremely well documented and researched, but not always impartial. History had to serve its purpose: Everything was made subservient to the glory of the Union Jack. Latter-day Indian scholars presented a ... always biased was well documented and researched but was sometimes biased was not well documented and researched and was sometimes biased
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An award-winning study by a group of researchers suggests that men are as prone to buying on impulse as women but women feel more guilty about shopping. Which one of the following statements can be inferred from the given text? Some men and women indulge in buying ... women indulge in buying on impulse Few men and women indulge in buying on impulse Many men and women indulge in buying on impulse
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Since the last one year after a $125$ basis point reduction in repo rate by the Reserve Bank of India, banking institutions have been making a demand to reduce interest rates on small saving schemes. Finally, the government announced yesterday a reduction in interest ... A reduction in interest rates on small savings scheme follow only after a reduction in repo rate by the Reserve Bank Of India
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The nomenclature of Hindustani music has changed over the countries. Since the medieval period, dhrupad styles were identified as baanis. Terms like gayaki and baaj were used to refer to vocal and instrumental styles, respectively. With the institutionalization of ... disciples. Which one of the following pairings is NOT correct? dhrupad, baani gayaki, vocal baaj, institution gharana, lineage
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I read somewhere that in ancient times the prestige of a kingdom depended upon the number of taxes that it was able to levy on its people. It was very much like the prestige of a head-hunter in his own community. Based on the paragraph above, the ... upon ______________ the prestige of the kingdom the prestige of the heads the number of taxes he could levy the number of heads he could gather
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While teaching a creative writing class in India, I was surprised at receiving stories from the students that were all set in distant places: in the American West with cowboys and in Manhattan penthouses with clinking ice cubes. This was, till an eminent Caribbean ... India None of the students had written about ice cubes and cowboys Some of the students had written about ice cubes and cowboys
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$X$ is an online media provider. By offering unlimited and exclusive online content at attractive prices for a loyalty membership, $X$ is almost forcing its customers towards its loyalty membership. If its royalty membership continues to grow at its current rate, ... cable television Cable television operators don't subscribe to $X's$ loyalty members The $X$ is cancelling accounts of non-members
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Congo was named by Europeans, Congo's dictator Mobuto later changed the name of the county and the river to Zaire with the objective of Africanising names of persons and spaces. However, the name Zaire was a Portuguese alteration of Nzadi o Nzere, a local ... to Africanise names was prevented by the Portuguese As a dictator Mobuto ordered the Portuguese to alter the name of the river to Zaire
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The old concert hall was demolished because of fears that the foundation would be affected by the construction of the new metro line in the area. Modern technology for underground metro construction tried to mitigate the impact of pressurized air pockets created by ... hurdle to metro construction in that area. pressurized air can be used to excavate large amount of soil from underground areas.
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A coastal region with unparalleled beauty is home to many species of animals. It is dotted with coral reefs and unspoilt white sandy beaches. It has remained inaccessible to tourists due to poor connectivity and lack of accommodation. A company has spotted the ... reefs are on the decline and could soon vanish. Helicopter connectivity would lead to an increase in tourists coming to the region.
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The Cricket Board has long recognized John's potential as a leader of the team. However, his on-field temper has always been a matter of concern for them since his junior days. While this aggression has filled stadia with die-hard fans, it has taken a toll on his own batting. Until recently, it appeared ... i), (ii) and (iii) only (iii) and (iv) only (ii) and (iv) only (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv)
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Why should this absolutely God-given faculty of memory retain so much better the events of yesterday than those of last year, and, best of all, those of an hour ago? Why, again, in old age should its grasp of childhood's events seem firmest? Why ... under which faculty of memory operates is the key to understand this faculty. (D) The functions of faculty of memory are beyond human comprehension
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"Here, throughout the early $1820$s, Stuart continued to fight his losing battle to allow his sepoys to wear their caste-marks and their own choice of facial hair on parade, being again reprimanded by the commander-in-chief. His retort that 'A stronger ... sepoys to wear caste-marks. The commander-in-chief was exempt from the Europeans prejudice that dictated how the sepoys were to dress.