XAT 2010

Instructions

For the following questions answer them individually

Question 21

In the song sung on Independence day, Ram’s voice was ___________. The option that best fills in the blank in the above sentence would be:

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Question 22

In the election of 2009, the internet emerged as the new communication ______________ to be used by political parties to inform the voters about their agenda.
The option that best fills in the blank in the above sentence would be:

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Question 23

“Indigestion? Acidity? Unable to sleep?...Don’t spend the time tossing and turning! Take Magix for a sound, restful sleep ... you‘ll soon fall asleep, and wake up refreshed and energized. Remember ... Magix when you are suffering from acidity and need that sleep!”
All of the following are claims of Magix except:

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Question 24

Filmmakers tend to highlight their emotional points with visuals, rather than dialogue. Words tend to be the tools of playwrights. Images are the stuff that films are made of. Nevertheless, many successful films have been made from stage plays and contain little else than one location or one stage set.
The option most opposite to the idea in the paragraph:

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Question 25

Classify following sentences into Fact (F), Judgment (J) and Inference (I) based on the definitions provided below, and choose the most suitable sequence among the given options.

Fact (F): If it is to a known matter of direct observation, or an existing reality or something known to be true.
Judgment (J): If it is an opinion or estimate or anticipation of common sense or intention.
Inference (I): If it is logical conclusion or deduction about something based on the knowledge of facts.
i) Proper allocation of resources is required for the overall development of our economy.
ii) Government has decided to allocate the gas from KG basin to power fertiliser sector.
iii) A court decision against the declared policy guidelines can result in government intervention in the form of an appeal.
iv) Some section of the society may consider this decision as a deliberate attempt to protect some private interest.

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Instructions

Analyse the following passage and answer the questions.

Some words are highly inflammable. Fusion is one of them. You can get two sets of people into a war mode by just uttering the words “fusion music”. One set will breathe fire and say it violates the purity of music: the other set will tell you earnestly that it opens the borders of music.

Question 26

The statements “Some words are highly inflammable”.

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Question 27

From the purists’ perspective, the “war” between two sets of people can best be

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Instructions

For the following questions answer them individually

Question 28

____________ children in rains run the risk of getting lost.
The option that best fills the blank in the above sentence would be:

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Question 29

The increase in the number of reality shows on television channels bolsters the contention that channels owners are more interested in boosting their revenues by pandering to voyeuristic tendencies of viewers.
The premise behind the above argument is that

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Question 30

An extract from a magazine’s weekly forecast for different sun signs is given below. Analyse the extract and answer the following question.

Pisces (February 19 - March 20)

“...The efforts you make could set the stage for some new opportunities later on. Keep ahead of the opposition by using your imagination and by being original.”

For a person possessing scientific temperament, the forecast for people belonging to the sun sign

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