# Recent questions tagged verbal-ability

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Select the word that fits the analogy: Cook : Cook :: Fly : _______ Flyer Flying Flew Flighter
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Oar is to rowboat as foot is to running sneaker skateboard jumping
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If the proposition ‘Houses are not bricks’ is taken to be False then which of the following propositions can be True? All houses are bricks No house is brick Some houses are bricks Some houses are not bricks Select the correct answer from the options given below: b and c a and d b only c only
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‘All republics are grateful’ and ‘Some republics are not grateful’ cannot both be true, and they cannot both be false. This is called as contraries contradictories subaltern super altern
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As per Gate Overflow Schedule for 2020 for the first week we have to study " Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation: Verbal reasoning ­ deriving conclusion from passage, conclusions as in puzzles (can be in mathematical logic also) ". So which topics are covered under this and what questions to practice from GO PDF?
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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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There was no doubt that their work was through. Which of the words below is closest in meaning to the underlined word above? pretty complete sloppy haphazard
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The event would have been successful if you____________able to come. are had been have been would have been
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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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The question below consists of a pair of related words followed by four pairs of words. Select the pair that best expresses the relation in the original pair: $\textbf{Gladiator : Arena}$ dancer : stage commuter : train teacher : classroom lawyer : courtroom
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Choose the most appropriate word from the options given below to complete the following sentence: It was her view that the country’s problem had been _________ by foreign technocrats, so that to invite them to come back would be counter-productive. identified ascertained exacerbated analysed
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Choose the word from the questions given below that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the given word: $\textbf{Frequency}$ periodicity rarity gradualness persistency
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Choose the most appropriate word from the options given below to complete the following sentence: Under ethical guidelines recently adopted by the India Medical Association, human genes are to be manipulated only to correct diseases for which ________ treatments are unsatisfactory. similar most uncommon available
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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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Choose the most appropriate word from the options given below to complete the following sentence$:$ There is no fixed relation between food and famine$;$ famines can occur with or without a substantial _______ in food output$.$ aberration weakening decline deterioration
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Choose the most appropriate word from the options given below to complete the following sentence: The two child norm with _______ for the violators will have significant implications for oar demographic profile$.$ disincentives incitements restrictions restraints
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The question below consists of a pair of related words followed by four pairs of words. Select the pair the best expresses the relation in the original pair$.$ Erudition : Scholar steadfast $:$ mercurial competence $:$ strict skill $:$ craftsman nurse $:$ doctor
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Which of the following options is the closest in meaning to the word below$:$ Ephemeral effeminate ghostlike soft short-lived
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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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Choose the most appropriate word from the options given below to complete the following sentence$:$ If the country has to achieve real prosperity, it is _______ that the fruits of progress reach all, and in equal measure$.$ inevitable contingent oblivious imperative
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Choose the most appropriate word from the options given below to complete the following sentence$:$ The committee wrote a _______ report$,$ extolling only the strengths of the proposal$.$ reasonable supportive biased fragmented
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The question below consists of a pair of related words followed by four pairs of words$.$ Select the pair that best expresses the relation in the original pair$.$ Preamble : Constitution amendment $:$ law prologue $:$ play episode $:$ serial plot $:$ story
Which of the following options is the closest in meaning to the word below$:$ Exhort urge condemn restrain scold