27th October, 2016 (CSAT)


1. The data given by the U.S. Labour Ministry indicate that till the year 2000, there will be a shortage of 1,00,000 programmers. A spokesman from the industry said, “We should understand this thoroughly America needs Indian programmers. This is not only the question of investment but also of the talent with which the Indian programmers are equipped”.

The best conclusions from this statement is that–

(a) In other sectors also, there will be shortage of the talented labour till the year 2000.

(b) Indian programmers are the most talented in the world.

(c) Indian programmers are available on comparatively loss salary in comparison to the programmers from other countries.

(d) The Indian software market is well equipped to send programmes to other countries.


2. The simplest and the most cost-effective way to upgrade your home. Exchange your old furniture and get 25% to 33% off on the new furniture. – An advertisement of a furniture company. Which of the following expresses the view implied in the above statement?

(a) Nowadays, there is no demand for furniture products unless some attractive scheme is offered.

(b) Some customers always desire to have best quality and do not bother either for cost or for convenience.

(c) Some customers want to keep their home up-to-date with reasonable cost and with less hassless.

(d) None of these

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