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Para Jumbles:Test-10

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Question 1
1. Until the MBA arrived on the scene the IIT graduate was king.
(A) A degree from one of five IITs was a passport to well-paying job, great prospects abroad and for some a decent dowry to book.
(B) From the day he or she cracked the joint Entrance Examination, the IIT student commanded the awe of neighbor and close relatives.
(C) IIT students had, meanwhile, also developed their own special culture, complete with lingo and attitude, which they passed down.
(D) True, the success stories of IIT graduates are legion and they now constitute the cream of the Indian Diaspora.
6. But not many alumni would agree that the IIT undergraduate mindset merits a serious psychological study, let alone an interactive one.
Question 1 Explanation: 
Statement 6 speaks of a study of IIT graduates' mindset.
Statement C speaks of the cultural developed by IIT students.
Therefore, C6 is a mandatory pair. D speaks of the success stories of IIT graduates and therefore follows A.
Option C is the right choice.
Question 2
1. Some of the maharajas, like the one at Kapurthala had exquisite taste.
(A) In 1902, the Maharaja of Kapurthala gave his civil engineer photographs of the Versailles Place and asked him to replicate it right down to the gargoyles.
(B) Yeshwantrao Houlka of Indore brought in Bauhaus aesthetics and even works of modern artists like Brancusi and Duchamp.
(C) Kitsch is the most polite way to describe them.
(D) But many of them as the available light photographs show had execrable taste.
6. Like Ali Baba’s caves some of the palaces were like warehouses with the downright ugly next to the sublimely aesthetic.
Question 2 Explanation: 
Statement A talks about the taste of the Maharaja of Kapurthala,
B introduces another Maharaja with an exquisite taste,
D introduces something in contrast to this,
C continues with the idea which is exemplified in 6. Option D is the right choice.
Question 3
1. There, in Europe, his true gifts unveiled.
(A) playing with Don Cherie, blending Indian music and jazz for the first time, he began setting the pace in the late 70s for much of present-day fusion is.
(B) John McLaughlin, the legendary guitarist whose soul has always had an Indian stamp on it, was seduced immediately.
(C) Fusion by Guru had begun.
(D) He partnered Guru for four years, and natured’ him as a composer.
6. But for every experimental musician’ there’s a critic nestling nearby.
Question 3 Explanation: 
Statement A shows how 'his' gifts were unveiled,
B states the effect it had an McLaughlin,
D states his reaction to the same and C states the ultimate outcome.
Option D is the right choice.
Question 4
1. India, which has two out of every five TB patients in the world is on the brink of a major public health disaster.
(A) If untreated, a TB patient can die within five years.
(B) Unlike AIDS the great curse of modern sexuality the TB germ is airborne which means there are no barriers to its spread.
(C) The dreaded infection ranks fourth among major killers worldwide.
(D) Every minute a patient falls prey to the infection in India, which means that over five lakh people die of the disease annually.
6. Anyone, anywhere can be affected by this disease.
Question 4 Explanation: 
Statement C states why India is on the brink of a major public health disaster,
A states what happens if TB is untreated for 5 years,
D presents some statistics to highlight the point,
B states how the disease spreads and 6 continues with the fact.
Option A is the right choice.
Question 5
1. The problem of improving Indian agriculture is both a sociological and an administrative one.
A. It also appears that there is a direct relationship between the size of a state and development.
B. The issues of Indian development and the problem of India’s agricultural sector, will remain with us long into the next century.
C. Without improving Indian agriculture, no liberalization and licensing will be able to help India.
D. At the end of the day, there has to be a ferment and movement of life and action in the vast segment of rural India.
6. When it starts marching, India will fly.
Question 5 Explanation: 
After the factors stated in 1,
statement A states the relationship between the size of a state and its development.
B states the problems of the agricultural sector will remain with us in the next century.
C emphasizes the need to improve agriculture.
D states that rural India has to start moving, an idea that is continued in 6.
Option D is the right choice.
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