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sSC: Reading Comprehension Quiz: 20.01.2018

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Question 1

Read the passage carefully and select the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives.
Newspapers sell because of news and editorial coverage but it gets more revenue from advertisements. News costs money, while advertisements fetch money. The economics of modern newspapers is such that it cannot run by just selling news; it has to depend on advertisements. The economics of newspaper publishing requires both subscribers who can afford to buy newspapers and businessmen who can afford to advertise in it. The growth of the press depends on both. Therefore, in newspaper management, neither aspect can be neglected.

Co-ordination among the various departments like editorial, circulation, advertising and production is very essential for effective and better management. The head of various departments must be part of the management of a newspaper. They must be aware of the goals set, policies and future plans of the management. They cannot afford to remain cut off from the mainstream of management function. In addition, each department should keep the other department managers informed of those of its activities that will be useful to them. This is a vital aspect of newspaper management.
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The growth of a newspaper depends on

Question 2

Read the passage carefully and select the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives.
Newspapers sell because of news and editorial coverage but it gets more revenue from advertisements. News costs money, while advertisements fetch money. The economics of modern newspapers is such that it cannot run by just selling news; it has to depend on advertisements. The economics of newspaper publishing requires both subscribers who can afford to buy newspapers and businessmen who can afford to advertise in it. The growth of the press depends on both. Therefore, in newspaper management, neither aspect can be neglected.

Co-ordination among the various departments like editorial, circulation, advertising and production is very essential for effective and better management. The head of various departments must be part of the management of a newspaper. They must be aware of the goals set, policies and future plans of the management. They cannot afford to remain cut off from the mainstream of management function. In addition, each department should keep the other department managers informed of those of its activities that will be useful to them. This is a vital aspect of newspaper management.
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The main idea of the first paragraph of the passage is

Question 3

Read the passage carefully and select the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives.
Newspapers sell because of news and editorial coverage but it gets more revenue from advertisements. News costs money, while advertisements fetch money. The economics of modern newspapers is such that it cannot run by just selling news; it has to depend on advertisements. The economics of newspaper publishing requires both subscribers who can afford to buy newspapers and businessmen who can afford to advertise in it. The growth of the press depends on both. Therefore, in newspaper management, neither aspect can be neglected.
Co-ordination among the various departments like editorial, circulation, advertising and production is very essential for effective and better management. The head of various departments must be part of the management of a newspaper. They must be aware of the goals set, policies and future plans of the management. They cannot afford to remain cut off from the mainstream of management function. In addition, each department should keep the other department managers informed of those of its activities that will be useful to them. This is a vital aspect of newspaper management.
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The main idea of the second paragraph of the passage is

Question 4

Read the passage carefully and select the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives.
Newspapers sell because of news and editorial coverage but it gets more revenue from advertisements. News costs money, while advertisements fetch money. The economics of modern newspapers is such that it cannot run by just selling news; it has to depend on advertisements. The economics of newspaper publishing requires both subscribers who can afford to buy newspapers and businessmen who can afford to advertise in it. The growth of the press depends on both. Therefore, in newspaper management, neither aspect can be neglected.
Co-ordination among the various departments like editorial, circulation, advertising and production is very essential for effective and better management. The head of various departments must be part of the management of a newspaper. They must be aware of the goals set, policies and future plans of the management. They cannot afford to remain cut off from the mainstream of management function. In addition, each department should keep the other department managers informed of those of its activities that will be useful to them. This is a vital aspect of newspaper management.
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The word ‘goal’ in the passage means

Question 5

Read the passage carefully and select the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives.
Newspapers sell because of news and editorial coverage but it gets more revenue from advertisements. News costs money, while advertisements fetch money. The economics of modern newspapers is such that it cannot run by just selling news; it has to depend on advertisements. The economics of newspaper publishing requires both subscribers who can afford to buy newspapers and businessmen who can afford to advertise in it. The growth of the press depends on both. Therefore, in newspaper management, neither aspect can be neglected.
Co-ordination among the various departments like editorial, circulation, advertising and production is very essential for effective and better management. The head of various departments must be part of the management of a newspaper. They must be aware of the goals set, policies and future plans of the management. They cannot afford to remain cut off from the mainstream of management function. In addition, each department should keep the other department managers informed of those of its activities that will be useful to them. This is a vital aspect of newspaper management.
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The word ‘vital’ as used in the context means

Question 6

Read the following passage and answer the questions that follow.

Although Indians spend less money on allopathic medicines than people in most Asian Countries, more than 40,000 drug formulations are available here. All manufactures are required by law to provide information about their product either on the packaging or in a pamphlet inside. But, in many cases, this information is very meager and hard to understand. Many doctors, too do not tell their patients anything about the drugs they prescribe.
What should we be concerned about when we take drugs? There are two areas: A. Side effects. Many people taking a drug will notice an undesirable reaction, usually minor. But even the mildest drugs can do harm if taken improperly, long enough or in excessive doses. And everyone responds to a drug differently. B. Failure to follow directions. Many of us disobey prescription instructions on how much to take and when. It is easy to fall into thinking that more of the drug will speed up the healing. It is more common, however for people to stop taking a drug when they begin to feel better. This, too, can be dangerous.
What are the steps to be taken for safety? Take a drug only as recommended on the label or by the doctor. If you feel ill after taking a drug, consult your doctor. Do not mix drugs. Check whether any food or activities are to be avoided.
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Which of the following statements is true?

Question 7

Read the following passage and answer the questions that follow.

Although Indians spend less money on allopathic medicines than people in most Asian Countries, more than 40,000 drug formulations are available here. All manufactures are required by law to provide information about their product either on the packaging or in a pamphlet inside. But, in many cases, this information is very meager and hard to understand. Many doctors, too do not tell their patients anything about the drugs they prescribe.
What should we be concerned about when we take drugs? There are two areas: A. Side effects. Many people taking a drug will notice an undesirable reaction, usually minor. But even the mildest drugs can do harm if taken improperly, long enough or in excessive doses. And everyone responds to a drug differently. B. Failure to follow directions. Many of us disobey prescription instructions on how much to take and when. It is easy to fall into thinking that more of the drug will speed up the healing. It is more common, however for people to stop taking a drug when they begin to feel better. This, too, can be dangerous.
What are the steps to be taken for safety? Take a drug only as recommended on the label or by the doctor. If you feel ill after taking a drug, consult your doctor. Do not mix drugs. Check whether any food or activities are to be avoided.
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How are drug users to be instructed by the manufacturers?

Question 8

Read the following passage and answer the questions that follow.

Although Indians spend less money on allopathic medicines than people in most Asian Countries, more than 40,000 drug formulations are available here. All manufactures are required by law to provide information about their product either on the packaging or in a pamphlet inside. But, in many cases, this information is very meager and hard to understand. Many doctors, too do not tell their patients anything about the drugs they prescribe.
What should we be concerned about when we take drugs? There are two areas: A. Side effects. Many people taking a drug will notice an undesirable reaction, usually minor. But even the mildest drugs can do harm if taken improperly, long enough or in excessive doses. And everyone responds to a drug differently. B. Failure to follow directions. Many of us disobey prescription instructions on how much to take and when. It is easy to fall into thinking that more of the drug will speed up the healing. It is more common, however for people to stop taking a drug when they begin to feel better. This, too, can be dangerous.
What are the steps to be taken for safety? Take a drug only as recommended on the label or by the doctor. If you feel ill after taking a drug, consult your doctor. Do not mix drugs. Check whether any food or activities are to be avoided.
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Only one of the following sentences is right. Identify it.

Question 9

Read the following passage and answer the questions that follow.

Although Indians spend less money on allopathic medicines than people in most Asian Countries, more than 40,000 drug formulations are available here. All manufactures are required by law to provide information about their product either on the packaging or in a pamphlet inside. But, in many cases, this information is very meager and hard to understand. Many doctors, too do not tell their patients anything about the drugs they prescribe.
What should we be concerned about when we take drugs? There are two areas: A. Side effects. Many people taking a drug will notice an undesirable reaction, usually minor. But even the mildest drugs can do harm if taken improperly, long enough or in excessive doses. And everyone responds to a drug differently. B. Failure to follow directions. Many of us disobey prescription instructions on how much to take and when. It is easy to fall into thinking that more of the drug will speed up the healing. It is more common, however for people to stop taking a drug when they begin to feel better. This, too, can be dangerous.
What are the steps to be taken for safety? Take a drug only as recommended on the label or by the doctor. If you feel ill after taking a drug, consult your doctor. Do not mix drugs. Check whether any food or activities are to be avoided.
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Drug manufacturers _____________

Question 10

Read the following passage and answer the questions that follow.

Although Indians spend less money on allopathic medicines than people in most Asian Countries, more than 40,000 drug formulations are available here. All manufactures are required by law to provide information about their product either on the packaging or in a pamphlet inside. But, in many cases, this information is very meager and hard to understand. Many doctors, too do not tell their patients anything about the drugs they prescribe.
What should we be concerned about when we take drugs? There are two areas: A. Side effects. Many people taking a drug will notice an undesirable reaction, usually minor. But even the mildest drugs can do harm if taken improperly, long enough or in excessive doses. And everyone responds to a drug differently. B. Failure to follow directions. Many of us disobey prescription instructions on how much to take and when. It is easy to fall into thinking that more of the drug will speed up the healing. It is more common, however for people to stop taking a drug when they begin to feel better. This, too, can be dangerous.
What are the steps to be taken for safety? Take a drug only as recommended on the label or by the doctor. If you feel ill after taking a drug, consult your doctor. Do not mix drugs. Check whether any food or activities are to be avoided.
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Which of the following statements is true?
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