# Recent questions tagged verbal-ability

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The current trend toward specialization in nearly all occupational groups is exactly the opposite of what the educational system needs. World problems now a days are so diverse, complex, and interrelated that only the generalist stands a chance of understanding the ... liberal education is becoming more highly specialized today. d option is also weakening the conclusion then how is d correct?
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Identify the correct spelling out of the given options: Managable Manageable Mangaeble Managible
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The chairman requested the aggrieved shareholders to _________ him. Bare with Bore with Bear with Bare
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Today, we consider Ashoka as a great ruler because of the copious evidence he left behind in the form of stone carved edicts. Historians tend to correlate greatness of a king at his time with the availability of evidence today. Which of the following can be logically ... . Statues of kings are a reminder of their greatness. A king's greatness, as we know him today, is interpreted by historians.
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Choose the most appropriate set of words from the options given below to complete the following sentence. _________, ___________ is a will, _________ is a way. Wear, there, their Were, their, there Where, there, there Where, their, their
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The overwhelming number of people infected with rabies in India has been flagged by the World Health Organization as a source of concern. It is estimated that inoculating $70$% of pets and stray dogs against rabies can lead to a significant reduction in the number of ... . Rabies can be eradicated in India by vaccinating $70$% of stray dogs. Stray dogs are the main source of rabies worldwide.
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An apple costs Rs. $10$. An onion costs Rs. $8$. Select the most suitable sentence with respect to grammar and usage. The price of an apple is greater than an onion. The price of an apple is more than onion. The price of an apple is greater than that of an onion. Apples are more costlier than onions.
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After India’s cricket world cup victory in $1985$, Shrotria who was playing both tennis and cricket till then, decided to concentrate only on cricket. And the rest is history. What does the underlined phrase mean in this context? History will rest in peace Rest is recorded in history books Rest is well known Rest is archaic
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The students _________ the teacher on teachers’ day for twenty years of dedicated teaching. Facilitated Felicitated Fantasized Facillitated
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Based on the given statements, select the appropriate option with respect to grammar and usage. Statements (i) The height of Mr. $X$ is $6$ feet. (ii) The height of Mr. $Y$ is $5$ feet. Mr. $X$ is longer than Mr. $Y$. Mr. $X$ is more elongated than Mr. $Y$. Mr. $X$ is taller than Mr. $Y$. Mr. $X$ is lengthier than Mr. $Y$.
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Choose the statement(s) where the underlined word is used correctly: A prone is a dried plum. He was lying prone on the floor. People who eat a lot of fat are prone to heart disease. (i) and (iii) only (iii) only (i) and (ii) only (ii) and (iii) only
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The unruly crowd demanded that the accused be _________ without trial. Hanged Hanging Hankering Hung
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The volume of a sphere of diameter $1$ unit is ______ than the volume of a cube of side $1$ unit. Least Less Lesser Low
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Leela is older than her cousin Pavithra. Pavithra's brother Shiva is older than Leela. When Pavithra and Shiva are visiting Leela, all three like to play chess. Pavithra wins more often than Leela does. Which one of the following statements must be TRUE based on the ... loses. Leela is the oldest of the three. Shiva is a better chess player than Pavithra. Pavithra is the youngest of the three.
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Despite the new medicine's _________ in treating diabetes, it is not _________widely. effectiveness --- prescribed availability --- used prescription --- available acceptance --- proscribed
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The policeman asked the victim of a theft, "What did you ___ ?" Loose Lose Loss Louse
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Which of the following is CORRECT with respect to grammar and usage? Mount Everest is ________. The highest peak in the world Highest peak in the world One of highest peak in the world One of the highest peak in the world