05th November, 2016 (CSAT)


1. The Bank of England’s move to auction 25 metric tons of gold drew plenty of bidders looking for a bargain, but was criticised by major gold producers worldwide.

The best conclusion from this statement is that—

(a) The Bank of England should not auction gold which is possesses to keep steady international prices of gold.

(b) Bidders should quote higher gold prices to retain present value of gold in the international markets.

(c) Both follows

(d) None follows


2. Perhaps this war will pass like the others which divided us leaving us dead, killing us along with the killers but the shame of this time puts its burning fingers to our faces. Who will erase the ruthlessness hidden in innocent blood ?

Which of the following is certainly not implied in the above verse ?

(a) Killers also get killed in war.

(b) Humanity gets divided by war and reunites afterwards in peace.

(c) This war is especially ruthless.

(d) This war is shameful to the entire humanity.

Tomorrow: Next questions for practice

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