Category: English

Reading Comprehension Set 195

Directions (1-10): Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below them. Certain words/phrases have been printed in bold to help you locate them while answering some of the questions. The hotline conversation between the Director Generals of Military Operations of India and Pakistan and their agreement “to undertake sincere measures to improve […]

Reading Comprehension Set 194

Directions (1-10): Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below them. Certain words/phrases have been printed in bold to help you locate them while answering some of the questions. Twenty years ago, on May 11, 1998, India took a leap into the unknown world of nuclear weapon powers with the tests at […]

Reading Comprehension Set 193

Directions (1-10): Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below them. Certain words/phrases have been printed in bold to help you locate them while answering some of the questions. Many in Pakistan reject her. Her own country remains impervious to her message. Pakistani Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai visited Pakistan for five days in March […]

Reading Comprehension Set 192

Directions (1-10): Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below them. Certain words/phrases have been printed in bold to help you locate them while answering some of the questions. One of the key non-military issues that does not just bedevil India-China relations but also significantly affects many countries in the region is the inability […]

Reading Comprehension Set 191

Directions (1-10): Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below them. Certain words/phrases have been printed in bold to help you locate them while answering some of the questions. India can increase its GDP by up to 60% by 2025 by enabling more women to participate in its workforce, a 2015 study […]

Reading Comprehension Set 190

Directions (1- 10): Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below them. Certain words/phrases have been printed in bold to help you locate them while answering some of the questions. About 1,000 young men and women got the nod a few days ago from the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for induction […]

Reading Comprehension Set 189

Directions (1-10): Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below them. Certain words/phrases have been printed in bold to help you locate them while answering some of the questions. The Indian rupee touched a 14-month low last week. Most analysts expect it to continue to depreciate in the near term. There are […]

Reading Comprehension Set 188

Directions (1- 10): Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below them. Certain words/phrases have been printed in bold to help you locate them while answering some of the questions. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has recently tightened priority sector lending (PSL) norms for foreign banks in India. Foreign banks with […]

Reading Comprehension Set 187

Directions (1-10): Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below them. Certain words/phrases have been printed in bold to help you locate them while answering some of the questions. The layers are coming off the mystery surrounding the scams carried out during the entrance exams for the Staff Selection Commission. The case […]

Reading Comprehension Set 186

Directions (1-10): Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below them. Certain words/phrases have been printed in bold to help you locate them while answering some of the questions. The likelihood of at least 600,000 deaths being caused annually in India by fine particulate matter pollution in the air is cause for […]

Reading Comprehension Set 185

Directions (1- 10): Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below them. Certain words/phrases have been printed in bold to help you locate them while answering some of the questions. Last year the idea took hold that Mark Zuckerberg might run for president in 2020 and seek to lead the world’s most […]

Reading Comprehension Set 184

Directions (1- 10): Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below them. Certain words/phrases have been printed in bold to help you locate them while answering some of the questions. DONALD TRUMP is hardly the first American president to slap unilateral tariffs on imports. Every inhabitant of the Oval Office since Jimmy […]

Reading Comprehension Set 183

Directions (1-10): Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below them. Certain words/phrases have been printed in bold to help you locate them while answering some of the questions. On the occasion of International Women’s Day, female staff at Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) took command of operations for the entire airport for […]

Reading Comprehension Set 182

Directions (01-10): Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below it. Agriculture dominates change in India through its causal links with factor and product markets. It employs 60 per cent of the labour force and contributes 26 per cent of the gross domestic product. In the poorer states, its contribution to the […]

Reading Comprehension Set 181

Directions (01- 10): Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below it.  From ‘apparel to aerospace’, ‘steel to software’, the pace of technological innovation is quickening. No longer can companies afford to miss generation of technology and expect to remain competitive. Adding to the pressure, innovations are increasingly crossing industry boundaries; a new fiber developed by the […]