Monday, 20 February 2017


In the passage given below there are blanks, each followed by a word given in the brackets. Every blank has five alternative words given in options. Find the word which best suits the respective blank. If the given word suits the blank, mark ‘no correction required’ as the answer.
For centuries, women around the world have struggled for even the most basic rights. The fight for equality has been an uphill climb – one that is far from over. This is certainly the case in the Middle East, where the challenges women face are typically _(1)_[eradicable] in social norms, cultural systems, and religious doctrine, and can be _(2)_[profane] in law.
In some Middle Eastern countries, women may not travel, work, or register to vote without permission from a man in her family. Even if it is not _(3)_[effectually] prohibited, joining the workforce is often very difficult for women, not least because of widespread resistance among the men who dominate these societies. Any woman who has _(4)_[acquire] to apply for a job knows just how vehement that opposition can be.


Directions (1-5): Study the following bar graphs to answer the questions given below:
Income of railways from the Super fast trains and Express trains

Total Expenditure of the Railway on both (Super fast trains and Express trains ) [Profit = Income - Expenditure]
1. In which of the following years is the percentage increase/ decrease in the percentage increase/decrease in the total income of the Railways the maximum in comparison to its pevious year?
1. 2012 - 13
2. 2014 -15
3. 2011-12
4. 2013-14
5. Both 1) and 3)

2. In which of the following years is the profit of hte Railways the maximum?
1. 2011-12
2. 2012-13
3. 2013-14
4. Other than the given options
5. 2010- 11  


Direction (1-5): Read the given information carefully and answer the given questions. 

Twelve friends are sitting in two parallel rows containing six people each in such a way that there is equal distance between adjacent persons. In row 1 A, B, C, D, E and F are seated and all of them are facing north and in row 2 P, Q, R, S, T and U, are seated and are facing south, but not necessarily in the same order. There are four persons sits to the right of R. R’s daughter is immediate neighbour of the one, who faces R. There are one person sits between R’s son and R’s daughter. Q is married to F. R’s son-in-law sits third to the left of the one, who faces the person, who is immediate left of A’s brother. Two persons sit between S and T. R’s brother sits second to the right of R’s sister. S does not sit one of the extreme ends. A is brother-in-law of B. A’s father sits second to the right of A’s brother. E is married to S. only one person sits between A’s brother and R’s mother. R’s son-in-law does not sit one of the extreme ends. A’s sister-in-law faces S. A’s sister-in-law sits third to the left of R’s daughter. P faces E, who sits one of the extreme left end. B sits third to the right of E. Q sits immediate right of the person, who faces R’s wife. R’s mother sits third to the left of the one, who faces the one, who sits immediate right of R’s son-in-law. R’s brother-in-law sits fourth to the left of R’s wife. C sits diagonally opposite to the one, who is immediate right of U. A is son-in-law of D.