839. (i) = ? (3) conclusive the raising of animals is known as (v)
(1) estimate (2) invent (4) credible farming. Animals, however, were chief-
(3) found (4) discover 848. (iv) = ? ly used to provide meat and milk, they
were yet to be used as beasts of bur-
840. (iv) = ? (1) recommended
den or to draw the plough.
(1) inventing (2) explaining (2) remarked
856. (iii) = ?
(3) discovering (4) operating (3) revised
(1) business (2) farming
841. (x) = ? (4) restored
(3) rural (4) agricultural
(1) easy (2) able 849. (i) = ?
857. (v) = ?
(3) comfortable(4) pleased (1) circulated (2) conducted
(1) joined (2) blended
842. (ii) = ? (3) employed (4) maintained
(3) united (4) mixed
(1) software (2) laptops 850. (iii) = ?
858. (ii) = ?
(3) gadgets (4) screens (1) content (2) dilemma
(1) authorised (2) enabled
843. (vii) = ? (3) ground (4) deliberation
(3) modified (4) rendered
(1) on (2) in 851. (x) = ?
(3) at (4) to 859. (iv) = ?
844. (iii) = ? (1) gained (2) obtained
(1) Research (2) Program (3) attained (4) achieved
(3) Experiment 860. (i) = ?
(4) Industry 852. (ii) = ? (1) amassed
845. (viii) = ? (1) exposed (2) inferred (2) concentrated
(1) ability (2) talent (3) revealed (4) concurred (3) strengthened
(3) possibility (4) master 853. (ix) = ? (4) intensified
Directions (846–855) : In the (1) distract (2) repulse Directions (861–870) : In the
following passage, there are blanks following questions in the passage
(3) presume (4) attract
each of which has been numbered. some of the words have been left out.
Against each, four words are suggest- 854. (v) = ?
Read the passage carefully and choose
ed. Find out the appropriate word in (1) employing (2) devolving the correct answer to each question
each case. (3) revolving (4) involving out of the four alternatives and fill in
(SSC CGL Tier-II Exam, 25.10.2015, TF 855. (vi) = ? the blanks.
No. 2148789) (1) fastidious (2) finicky (SSC CHSL (10+2) LDC, DEO
In a survey (i) by a library, it (3) stingy (4) fussy & PA/SA Exam, 15.11.2015
was recently (ii) that parents wish their Directions (856–860) : Read the (Ist Sitting) TF No. 6636838)
children to read books with high mor- passage carefully and choose the cor- If you (861) to be free from all
al (iii). Around two thousand parents rect answer to each question out of physical aches and pains and enjoy
were interviewed and most of them (iv) the four alternatives and fill in the perfect physical harmony, then put
Dickens ‘The Christmas Carol’ is a blanks. your mind in order and (862) your
must-read for children. This Christ- thoughts. Think joyful thoughts, think
(SSC CGL Tier-II Exam, 25.10.2015, TF
mas tale (v) the filthy rich, (vi) Scrooge No. 2148789) loving thoughts; Let the (863) of good-
and the poor contented Cratchit fam- will (864) through your veins, and you
How the domestication of ani-
ily offers lessons in moral duties. An- will need no other medicine. (865) your
mals began is not known. Perhaps,
other book which many parents jealousies, your suspicions, your wor-
there were large number of animals in
marked out as a (vii) read was Aus- ries, your hatred, your selfish indul-
areas near water where men also were
ten’s ‘Pride and Prejudice’. The choice gences, and you will put away your
(i). Here man could observe the ani-
of this book was rather (viii), because, indigestion, your sickness, your (866)
mals and study their habits, and this
this romantic novel is more likely to and (867). If you will (868) clinging
knowledge must have, (ii) him to tame
(ix) teenagers, than children. Since to these (869) and demoralizing hab-
them. It was again, easy for (iii) peo-
Elizabeth’s final choice of Darcy is its of minds, then do not complain when
ple to domesticate animals and feed
deeply rooted in strong moral (x), the your body is (870) sickness.
them on the husks of the grain that
parents, probably thought, she offers 861. (1) can (2) would
were left after threshing. In any event,
a good example for the girl child to
sheep and goats, pigs and cattle and (3) want (4) will
later horses and asses were tamed 862. (1) regularize (2) co-ordinate
846. (viii) = ? and kept in pens. Man, thus, (iv) food (3) harmonize (4) regulate
(1) unfortunate from the soil and also from animals.
(2) unsuspected 863. (1) elixir (2) sweetness
In the pens, the animals could be ob-
(3) unnerving (3) generosity (4) potion
served even more closely. Calves suck-
(4) unexpected ling milk must have given man the idea 864. (1) gather (2) course
847. (vii) = ? that he too could get food other than (3) run (4) race
(1) reconciliatory meat from cows and goats. This prac- 865. (1) ignore (2) throw off
(2) mandatory tice which combines agriculture with (3) discard (4) cast away