# Recent questions and answers in Verbal Ability

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Choose the statement(s) where the underlined word is used correctly: (i) A $\underline{prone}$ is a dried plum. (ii) He was lying $\underline{prone}$ on the floor. (iii) People who eat a lot of fat are $\underline{prone}$ to heart disease. (i) and (iii) only (iii) only (i) and (ii) only (ii) and (iii) only
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Choose the most appropriate word from the options given below to complete the following sentence. A person suffering from Alzheimer’s disease___________ short-term memory loss. experienced has experienced is experiencing experiences
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Choose the most appropriate word from the options given below to complete the following sentence. ___________is the key to their happiness; they are satisfied with what they have. Contentment Ambition Perseverance Hunger
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Which of the following options is the closest in meaning to the sentence below? “As a woman, I have no country.” Women have no country. Women are not citizens of any country. Women’s solidarity knows no national boundaries. Women of all countries have equal legal rights.
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In any given year, the probability of an earthquake greater than Magnitude $6$ occurring in the Garhwal Himalayas is $0.04$. The average time between successive occurrences of such earthquakes is_____ years.
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In a group of four children, Som is younger to Riaz. Shiv is elder to Ansu. Ansu is youngest in the group. Which of the following statements is/are required to find the eldest child in the group? Statements 1. Shiv is younger to Riaz. 2. Shiv is ... eldest child Statements 1 and 2 are both required to determine the eldest child Statements 1 and 2 are not sufficient to determine the eldest child
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Moving into a world of big data will require us to change our thinking about the merits of exactitude. To apply the conventional mindset of measurement to the digital, connected world of the twenty-first century is to miss a crucial point. As mentioned earlier, ... Big data is obsessed with exactness Exactitude is not critical in dealing with big data Sparse data leads to a bias in the analysis
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Q8The total exports and revenues from the exports of a country are given in the two pie charts below.The pie chart for exports shows the quantity of each item as a percentage of the total quantity ofexports. The pie chart for the revenues shows the percentage of the total ... of Item 1per kilogram to the revenue generated through export of Item 4 per kilogram?Exports Revenues 1:2 2:1 1:4 4:1
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$10\%$ of the population in a town is HIV+. A new diagnostic kit for HIV detection is available; this kit correctly identifies HIV+ individuals 95% of the time, and HIV individuals $89\%$ of the time. A particular patient is tested using this kit and is found to be positive. The probability that the individual is actually positive is_______
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Following table gives data on tourists from different countries visiting India in the year $2011$ ... the one third of the total number of tourists ho visited India in $2011$? USA and Japan USA and Australia England and France Japan and Australia
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All professors are researchers. Some scientists are professors. Which of the given conclusions is logically valid and is inferred from the above arguments: All scientists are researchers All professors are scientists Some researchers are scientists No conclusion follows
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$\underset{I}{\underline{\text{All engineering students}}}\; \underset{II}{\underline{\text{should learn mechanics,}}} \;\underset{III}{\underline{\text{mathematics and}}}\; \underset{IV}{\underline{\text{how to do computation.}}}$ Which of the above underlined parts of the sentence is not appropriate? I II III IV
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Mahatama Gandhi was known for his humility as he played an important role in humiliating exit of British from India he worked for humanitarian causes he displayed modesty in his interactions he was a fine human being
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The Headmaster ____________ to speak to you. Which of the following options is incorrect to complete the above sentence? is wanting wants want was wanting
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Select the pair that best expresses a relationship similar to that expressed in the $\text{pair:water: pipe::}$ $\text{cart: road}$ $\text{electricity: wire}$ $\text{sea: beach}$ $\text{music: instrument}$
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In a genetic study, $80$ people were found to have alleles for polydactyly. Only $36$ of them were polydactylous. What is the extent of penetrance percentage? _____________
Determine the correctness or otherwise of the following $\text{Assertion (a) and Reason (r)}$. $\text{Assertion:}$ $\text{UPGMA}$ method produces ultrametric tree. $\text{Reason:}$ Sequence alignment is converted into evolutionary distances in $\text{UPGMA}$ method. Both $(a)$ and $(r)$ are true ... not the correct reason for $(a)$ $(a)$ is true but $(r)$ is false $(a)$ is false but $(r)$ is true
Determine the correctness or otherwise of the following $\text{Assertion (a)}$ and $\text{Reason (r)}.$ $\text{Assertion:}$ Immobilization of plant cells can enhance secondary metabolite production during bioreactor cultivation. $\text{Reason:}$ Immobilization protects the plant cells from shear forces in the ... reason for $(a)$ $(a)$ is true but $(r)$ is false $(a)$ is false but $(r)$ is true
Calculate the percentage sequence identity for the pairwise alignment given below. ______________ $\text{HELLO-}$ $\text{YELLOW}$