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English Questions – Match the Column Set -2

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Connect the Sentences

Directions (Q.1-10): In the following questions two columns are given containing three sentences/phrases each. In first column, sentences/phrases are A, B and C and in the second column the sentences/phrases are D, E and F. A sentence/phrase from the first column may or may not connect with another sentence/phrase from the second column to make a grammatically and contextually correct sentence. Each question has five options, four of which display the sequence(s) in which the sentences/phrases can be joined to form a grammatically and contextually correct sentence. If none of the options given forms a correct sentence after combination, mark (e), i.e. “None of these” as your answer.
1.

Column (1):Column (2):
(A) In this era of information overload, where a substantial part of social media-amplified(D)  takes pride in maintaining the distinction between news and views.
(B)  The governing principle for a newspaper is with respect to(E) opinions dominate cyberspace, some look at the news media as one entity
(C)  A quality and respected broadsheet takes care to label all the pages(F) ranging from quality broadsheets and niche publications to sensationalist tabloids
1. B-F
2. C-D
3. A-D
4. A-E
5. None of these
Answer & Explanation
Answer – 4)
Explanation:
In this era of information overload, where a substantial part of social media-amplified opinions dominate cyberspace, some look at the news media as one entity.

2.

Column (1):Column (2):
(A) Forgiveness allows us to breathe, live, and love freely(D)  we deepen the groove of anger in our own psyche, making it more likely that we will lose our temper in future
(B)  Forgiveness means that we must release the pain, anger and(E) so our emotions and behaviours flow in the pathways laid down by our own life’s patterns
(C)  We become accustomed to immediately giving voice to our wrath and rage(F) grudges that suffocate us, wrenching out our life force.
1. C-F
2. B-F
3. A-E
4. B-D
5. None of these
Answer & Explanation
Answer – 2)
Explanation:
Forgiveness means that we must release the pain, anger and grudges that suffocate us, wrenching out our life force.

3.

Column (1):Column (2):
(A) A complex of any sort is a psychic malady(D)  but it is better to assimilate the opposing force.
(B)  Even those who possess mere knowledge of an alphabet feel themselves to be quite superior to those who are totally illiterate that(E) neither a superiority complex nor inferiority complex develops in you or in those with whom you interact.
(C) For equipoise, behave with every created being in such a way that(F) that does not mean that you will continue to tolerate endlessly and ultimately invite death.
1. C-E
2. A-D
3. C-F
4. B-E
5. None of these
Answer & Explanation
Answer – 1)
Explanation:
For equipoise, behave with every created being in such a way that neither a superiority complex nor inferiority complex develops in you or in those with whom you interact.

4.

Column (1):Column (2):
(A) Perhaps, while God has always spoken to us in the same language(D)  based on their past experiences, judgment, personality, education, biases and cultural influences.
(B)  Psychology has time and again confirmed that human beings always interpret the incoming information(E) and happily accepted captivity so that brain could use it as an opportunity to enlighten an emperor to set free all prisoners
(C) Isn’t it better that we dissolve our prejudices, fundamentalism and cultism and hear this language of oneness(F) and the enlightened ones have always spoken a language of love, harmony, kindness, peace and oneness
1. A-D
2. C-F
3. B-D
4. C-E
5. None of these
Answer & Explanation
Answer – 3)
Explanation:
Psychology has time and again confirmed that human beings always interpret the incoming information based on their past experiences, judgment, personality, education, biases and cultural influences.

5.

Column (1):Column (2):
(A) Prophets, spiritual masters and seekers belonging to different time periods and(D) following diverse traditions have spoken about receiving similar visions and feeling comparable bliss
(B)  Experiencing transcendence, realising the truth, appreciating unity of the visible and invisible, moving closer to the Divine, and feeling limitless affection.(E) religion is an institutionalised set of beliefs, practices and guidelines to be followed.
(C) Spirituality is not identical with religion(F) and followers consolidated and formulated the teachings in the form of a doctrine.
1. B-E
2. A-D
3. C-F
4. A-F
5. None of these
Answer & Explanation
Answer – 2)
Explanation:
Prophets, spiritual masters and seekers belonging to different time periods and following diverse traditions have spoken about receiving similar visions and feeling comparable bliss.

6.

Column (1):Column (2):
(A) It is traceable, rather, to the human mind(D)  in some form of intellectual exercise will be happy
(B) Just as our body requires physical exercise to keep it healthy,(E) and is unrelated to and not derivable from external matters
(C) Happiness is produced from within,(F)  because science involves constant intellectual pursuit
1. C-E
2. B-D
3. A-F
4. B-D
5. None of these
Answer & Explanation
Answer – 1)
Explanation:
Happiness is produced from within, and is unrelated to and not derivable from external matters.

7.

Column (1):Column (2):
(A) Thought deludes that pleasure is joy, seeks its recurrence more(D) but holding that as joy and wanting that to stay forever, puts one on a wrong track.
(B)  The constant remembrance of pleasure and desiring its happening,(E) then life is a disaster for there is deterioration of human values.
(C) Love is beyond fear, greed and pleasure(F) puts one in the “wanting mode” rather than in “joy mode”
1. A-E
2. B-F
3. C-E
4. A-D
5. None of these
Answer & Explanation
Answer – 2)
Explanation:
The constant remembrance of pleasure and desiring its happening, puts one in the “wanting mode” rather than in “joy mode”.

8.

Column (1):Column (2):
(A) Those who commit suicide are not against life(D) it arises in people who are clinging to life
(B) Life is short, and the series of desires for more and more is infinite(E) because life is temporal; it is bound to end at a point
(C) One basic thing about suicide is that(F) and when they fail in their clinging, the mind moves to the opposite pole
1. A-D
2. B-F
3. C-E
4. C-D
5. None of these
Answer & Explanation
Answer – 4)
Explanation:
One basic thing about suicide is that it arises in people who are clinging to life.

9.

Column (1):Column (2):
(A) This turns gradually into your life goal(D) means you will rest content with small victories
B)  Nothing new can happen to you if you have already(E) prerequisite for achievement and success
(C) Ambition is eulogised as the foremost(F) hampered the possible flowering of human genius
1. C-E
2. B-F
3. C-D
4. A-E
5. None of these
Answer & Explanation
Answer – 1)
Explanation:
Ambition is eulogised as the foremost prerequisite for achievement and success.

10.

Column (1):Column (2):
(A) There is violence in the world(D) where a sense of belongingness ends
(B) We need inner peace so that we are sensitive to others(E) of a peaceful person is how best he can connect with everyone.
(C) Ultimately, the thought process changes when perception changes(F) because our priorities have been reversed.
1. B-D
2. C-E
3. A-F
4. B-F
5. None of these
Answer & Explanation
Answer – 3)
Explanation:
There is violence in the world because our priorities have been reversed.
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