# Recent questions tagged verbal-aptitude

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Arun and Aparna are here. Arun and Aparna is here. Arun’s families is here. Arun’s family is here. Which of the above sentences are grammatically $\text{CORRECT}$? $\text{(i) and (ii)}$ $\text{(i) and (iv)}$ $\text{(ii) and (iv)}$ $\text{(iii) and (iv)}$
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The author said, "Musicians rehearse before their concerts. Actors rehearse their roles before the opening of a new play. On the other hand, I find it strange that many public speakers think they can just walk onto the stage and start speaking. In my ... is more important only for musicians than public speakers The author is of the opinion that rehearsal is more important for actors than musicians
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Consider the following sentences: The number of candidates who appear for the $\text{GATE}$ examination is staggering. A number of candidates from my class are appearing for the $\text{GATE}$ examination. The number of candidates who appear for the $\text{GATE}$ examination are staggering. A number of candidates ... $\text{(i) and (iii)}$ $\text{(ii) and (iii)}$ $\text{(ii) and (iv)}$
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The world is going through the worst pandemic in the past hundred years. The air travel industry is facing a crisis, as the resulting quarantine requirement for travelers led to weak demand. In relation to the first sentence above, what does the ... the first sentence Second sentence entirely contradicts the first sentence The two statements are unrelated States an effect of the first sentence
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Consider the following sentences: After his surgery, Raja hardly could walk. After his surgery, Raja could barely walk. After his surgery, Raja barely could walk. After his surgery, Raja could hardly walk. Which of the above sentences are grammatically $\text{CORRECT}$? $\text{(i) and (ii)}$ $\text{(i) and (iii)}$ $\text{(iii) and (iv)}$ $\text{(ii) and (iv)}$
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The increased consumption of leafy vegetables in the recent months is a clear indication that the people in the state have begun to lead a healthy lifestyle Which of the following can be logically inferred from the information presented in the above statement ... a diet with leafy vegetables The people in the state have increased awareness of healthy hazards causing by consumption of junk foods
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Oxpeckers and rhinos manifest a symbiotic relationship in the wild. The oxpeckers warn the rhinos about approaching poachers, thus possibly saving the lives of the rhinos. Oxpeckers also feed on the parasitic ticks found on rhinos. In the symbiotic relationship described above ... a food source, rhinos may be saved from the poachers Oxpeckers save the lives of poachers, rhinos save their own lives
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Getting to the top is ______________ than staying on top. more easy much easy easiest easier
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Humans have the ability to construct worlds entirely in their minds, which don't exist in the physical world. So far as we know, no other species possesses this ability. This skill is so important that we have different words to refer to its ... humans who possess the ability to construct mental worlds Imagination, invention and innovation are unrelated to the ability to construct mental worlds
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The people _______________ were at the demonstration were from all sections of society. whose which who whom
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$\textit{Oasis}$ is to $\textit{sand}$ as $\textit{island}$ is to _____________ Which one of the following options maintains a similar logical relation in the above sentence? Stone Land Water Mountain
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The importance of sleep is often overlooked by students when they are preparing for exams. Research has consistently shown that sleep deprivation greatly reduces the ability to recall the material learnt. Hence, cutting down on sleep to study longer hours can be counterproductive. Which ... exam, he needs little or no sleep. To do well in an exam, adequate sleep must be part of the preparation.
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Nostalgia is to anticipation as ____________ is to _____________ Which one of the following options maintains a similar logical relation in the above sentence? Present, past Future, past Past, future Future, present
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Consider the following sentences: I woke up from sleep. I woked up from sleep. I was woken up from sleep. I was wokened up from sleep. Which of the above sentences are grammatically $\text{CORRECT}$? $\text{(i) and (ii)}$ $\text{(i) and (iii)}$ $\text{(ii) and (iii)}$ $\text{(i) and (iv)}$
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Computers are ubiquitous. They are used to improve efficiency in almost all fields from agriculture to space exploration. Artificial intelligence $\text{(AI)}$ is currently a hot topic. $\text{Al}$ enables computers to learn, given enough training data. For humans, sitting in front of a computer for long hours can ... $\text{(ii) and (iv)}$ $\text{(i), (iii) and (iv)}$ $\text{(i) and (iii)}$
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Gauri said that she can play the keyboard __________ her sister. as well as as better as as nicest as as worse as
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$\text{Pen : Write :: Knife :}$ _______ Which one of the following options maintains a similar logical relation in the above? Vegetables Sharp Cut Blunt
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Listening to music during exercise improves performance and reduces discomfort. Scientists researched whether listening to music while studying can help students learn better and the results were inconclusive. Students who needed external stimulation for studying fared worse while ... clear positive effect on learning in all students. Music has a positive effect only in some students who exercise
Consider the following sentences: Everybody in the class is prepared for the exam. Babu invited Danish to his home because he enjoys playing chess. Which of the following is the $\text{CORRECT}$ observation about the above two sentences? $\text{(i)}$ is grammatically correct and ... correct and $\text{(ii)}$ is ambiguous $\text{(i)}$ is grammatically incorrect and $\text{(ii)}$ is ambiguous
Some people suggest anti-obesity measures $\text{(AOM)}$ such as displaying calorie information in restaurant menus. Such measures sidestep addressing the core problems that cause obesity: poverty and income inequality. Which one of the following statements summarizes the ... $\text{AOM}$ are addressing the problem superficially