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Choose the correct answer :
A nation’s progress depends upon how its people think. It is thoughts which are transformed into action.
A nations progress is directly depends on——.
(A) Works of people
(B) Thoughts of People
(C) Works of politicians
(D) Thoughts of politicians

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Read the passage and answer the question that follows :
Failure is simply the means of finding out what will not work so that it can be eliminated in the search for what will work.
The word ‘eliminated’ means
(A) Included
(B) Considered
(C) Excluded
(D) Destroyed

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“Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success”
These are the words of——-
(A) Nehru
(B) Dale Carnege
(C) Swami Vivekananda
(D) Napolean

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Identify the incorrect statement about life and duties of students, according to Gokhale, from the options given below
(A) The life of a student is a Sheltered life
(B) Whole-hearted devotion to knowledge is possible
(C) Discipline is optional
(D) Character is important in life

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Choose the correct option for the following passage :
The road to success is not a bed of roses. It is full of thorns, pitfalls and gins. Only those who made through the hazards and hurdles with grit and determination could smell success. That is how Gandhi became a leader par excellence. Gandhi became a great leader through.
(A) hard work and sincerity
(B) goodness and luck
(C) humility and patience
(D) love and leadership qualities

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“They do not realize I can fulfil any ambition”.
What does this line from “You can’t be that…” reveal?
(A) people have fixed mindsets
(B) people don’t allow others to do things as they like
(C) by consulting others, one should try to fulfil one’s ambition
(D) one should be determined in one’s attempt to fulfil one’s ambition

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‘The life of a student is, comparatively speaking, a sheltered life’
What does Gokhale mean by this?
Choose the one statement which is inappropriate.
(A) They are protected by their parents
(B) They have lesser responsibilities
(C) They need not discharge their duties as students
(D) They have the privilege of being helped by others

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I’m not going to be a scientist
Or some one who reads the news on TV.
No, a million birds will fly through me.
I’m going to be a tree’
What does the poet want to become when he/she grows up?
Choose the best option from the following :
(A) Scientist
(C) Animal species
(B) Naturalist
(D) Part of nature

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“The habit of co-operation once required will continue with you all your life”
Which among the options best conveys the meaning of the above passage?
(A) The author insists on hard work
(B) The author states the importance of team work
(C) The author insists on friendship
(D) The author reiterates the importance of good behaviour

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“No matter what happened, I always insisted on their being themselves”.
What does the writer mean by this statement? Choose the right option from the following.
(A) the writer wants human beings to be day dreamers
(B) the writer wants human beings to be in their own world
(C) the writer wants human beings to be calm.
(D) the writer wants human beings to be individuals and not to imitate others

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“Good luck is around the corner” : What does this line suggest in the poem “Keep your spirits High”?
(A) Do anticipate luck
(B) Do think that luck would favour you
(C) Be positive and optimistic in all your attitudes
(D) Do have the frame of mind that you are fortune’s minion

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“The present seems all dreary
The future very grim“.
The Underlined words mean …….. and …….. respectively.
(A) confusing and dark
(B) dear and lovely
(C) boring and sad
(D) damp and weak

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‘Failure is an accepted procedure in experimenting, research, testing and all scientific forms of “finding out”. Failure is simply the means of finding out what will not work so that it can be eliminated in the search for what will work’.
What can be eliminated?
(A) things that will not work
(B) failures in life
(C) scientific processes
(D) searches for success

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“Any organisation, society or even a nation without a vision is like a ship cruising on the high seas without any aim or direction. It is clarity of national vision which constantly drives the people towards the goal”.
What drives the people towards the goal?
(A) a ship in the high seas
(B) a clear national vision
(C) a guide in the sea
(D) an organisation or society

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Reading the passage and choose the false statement from the options given below :
While they are students, their attitude towards the Government of the country such as it may be good, bad or indifferent, should be one of acquiescence, loyal acquiescence.
(A) Students should be loyal to their country.
(B) Students should accept the laws of their country.
(C) Students should follow the code and law of their country.
(D) Students should take part in politics.

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“Take up one idea. Make that one_ idea your life-think of it, live on that ·idea. Let the brain, muscles, every part of your body, be full of that idea …. “. This is said by——
(A) Swamy Chachudananda
(B) Swamy Premanand
(C) Swamy Kirubananda
(D) Swamy Vivekananda

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Our hope lies in the fact that even in the older generation, there a number of persons who are ready to face challenges. Most of the people are proud to see India that bold. In addition, the younger generation is ready to take action in such a complex environment.
Pick out the irrelevant statement :
(A) Indians feel proud to see an India that is bold
(B) Younger generations are ready to take action in complex environment
(C) Indians feel proud to see an India that is timid
(D) Older generations are ready to face the challenges

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“They do not realize I can fulfill any ambition
They do not realize among them walks a magician”
The speaker of these lines points out that present day youth.
(A) Do not want to be different
(B) Want to trail the beaten track
(C) Do not wish to exhibit their hidden potentialities
(D) Are capable of working wonders

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As students – their attitude towards the government of the country, such as it may be good, bad or indifferent, should be one of acquiescence, loyal acquiescence”
What should be the students attitude towards government?
(A) Aggressive
(B) Supportive without protest
(C) Unfriendly
(D) Non-cooperative

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Read the passage and choose the correct option that answer the given questions :
The life of a student is, comparatively speaking, a sheltered life. There are, of course, certain responsibilities; they are definite and they are assigned to you by those who are willing to take care of you and there is hot much need to be constantly exercising your own judgements.
Which of the following sentence is false?
(A) Students have certain responsibilities
(B) Students need not exercise their own judgements
(C) Students are well-cared for
(D) Students are not assigned their work

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I told them
I’m not going to be a DJ.
Here DJ refers to :
(A) A journalist who collects information in a district
(B) Someone who is the judge of a particular district
(C) Someone who plays CDs and records in a club or restaurant
(D) Someone whose job is to introduce speakers at a public event

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That is how Gandhi became a leader par excellence : that made Churchill the greatest and the most successful war time leader.
Choose a word from the passage that means “by way of special eminence”.
(A) traits
(B) hurdles
(C) par excellence
(D) hazards

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Time is your most valuable resource. Successful people one those who manage their time efficiently. They find time for everything, reading newspapers, jogging and even occasional visits to the cinema. What should one possess to be a successful person?
(A) The habit of reading newspapers
(B) Occasionally visiting the cinema
(C) Jogging and exercising
(D) Time Management

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The road to success is not a bed of roses, It is full of thorns, pitfalls and gins. Only those who wade through the hazards and hurdles with grit and determination could smell success.
Who could smell success in life?
(A) One who has the will power and courage to overcome the obstacles
(B) One who is walks on a bed of roses
(C) One who has faith in fate
(D) One who believes in God

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“Take up one idea, Make that one idea your life-think of it dream of it, line on that idea. Let the brain muscles every part of your body, be full of that idea and leave every other idea alone”. This is the way to success.
Who said the above?
(A) Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kala.m
(B) Subhash Chandra Bose
(C) Swami Vivekananda
(D) Gopala Krishna Gokhalc

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“This means the vision should become a part of the nation, transcending governments – the present and the future”.
Who is the author of the book from which the line quoted above is taken?.
(A) Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru
(B) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
(C) M.K. Gandhi
(D) Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

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Which of the following is not included as the main goals by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam in his vision to achieve developed nation status in terms of the common people?
(A) Transformation of our national economy
(B) Bringing all-round prosperity for the people of the country
(C) Empowering the nation by enhancing our military power
(D) Providing high standard education and health facilities to people

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The poem “You can’t be that No you can’t be that” by Brain Patten is about
(A) The importance of education to children
(B) The role of teachers in shaping the lives of students
(C) Trusting, respecting and valuing our children as individuals
(D) The need to appreciate nature for a happy life

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Dale Carnegie in his ‘The Road to success’ insists on saying ‘no’ generally because
(A) you can stay away from working hard
(B) you can make others think high of yourself
(C) it is incompatible with the necessary work you must do to reach you main goal
(D) it is stressful to get involved in many activities

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“We are not advocating Xenophobia nor isolation. But all of us have to be clear that nobody is going to hold our hands to lead us into the developed country club”.
In the passage, Xenophobia’ means
(A) Fear of dogs
(B) Fear of darkness
(C) Fear of strangers
(D) Fear of water

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