Saturday, 17 August 2013

Elitmus Questions With Solutions: Verbal Reasoning (Parajumbles)-2

6.
1. A few years ago, hostility towards Japanese-Americans was so strong that I thought they were going to reopen the detention camps here in Kolkata.
A. Today Asians are a success story.
B. I cannot help making a comparison to the anti-Jewish sentiment in Nazi Germany when Jewish people were successful in business.
C. But do people applaud President Clinton for improving foreign trade with Asia?
D. Now, talk about the ‘Arkansas-Asia Connection’ is broadening that hatred to include all Asian- Americans.
6. No, blinded by jealousy, they complain that it is the Asian-Americans who are reaping the wealth.

a) DBAC
b) ABDC
c) DABC
d) ACBD





7.
1. Michellia Jackson, clearly no admirer of long engagements, got married abruptly for the second time in three years.
A. The latest wedding took place in a secret midnight ceremony in Sydney, Australia.
B. It is also the second marriage for the new missus, about whom little is known.
C. The wedding was attended by the groom’s entourage and staff, according to Jackson’s publicist.
D. The bride, 37-year-old Debbie Rowe, who is carrying Jackson’s baby, wore white.
6. All that is known is that she is a nurse for Jackson’s dermatologist.

a) ACDB
b) BDCA
c) DABC
d) CDBA





8.
1. Liza Taylot isn’t just unlucky in love.
A. She, and husband Garry Shaw, will have to pay the tab — $4,32,600 in court costs.
B. The duo claimed that a 1993 story about a property dispute damaged their reputations.
C. Taylor has just filed a defamation suit against the National Enquirer.
D. She is unlucky in law too.
6. Alas, all levels of the California court system disagreed.

a) CDAB
b) DCAB
c) DABC
d) CDBA





9.
A. The potential exchanges between the officials of IBBF and the Maharashtra Body-Building Association has all the trappings of a drama we are accustomed to.
B. In the case of sports persons, there is room for some sympathy, but the apathy of the administrators, which has even led to sanctions from international bodies, is unpardonable.
C. A case in the point is the hefty penalty of US $10,000 slapped on the Indian Body-Building Federation for not fulfilling its commitment for holding the Asian Championships in Mumbai in October.
D. It is a matter of deep regret and concern that the sports administrators often cause more harm to the image of the country than sportsmen and sportswomen do through their dismal performances.

a) CABD
b) DBCA
c) DABC
d) CDBA





10. 
A. Over the years, I have had the opportunities to observe and understand the thought processes behind the ads that have been flooding both the print and the TV media.
B. Although there is a huge shift in the quality of ads that we come across on a daily basis-- thanks essentially to improvement in technology--I somehow can't help but feel that the quality of communication of the message has become diluted.
C. Proportionally, the number of ads that lack in quality, have gone up exponentially as well!!
D. There is an increasing attempt by most companies to be seen as cool and funky.
E. Another reason could be the burgeoning number of companies, which means an exponential increase in the number of ads that are being made.

a) DCABE
b) ABDEC
c) DCEAB
d) BADCE





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