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SC 1000 Series Questions (Qn 11 to 20)
by Mandeep Singh - Thursday, 18 March 2010, 10:16 PM
 

So here is the next installment of the SC questions. I will make sure now that I post 10 questions everyday. And whoever has some doubts, let's dicsuss them over here. What better platform than TG ?

11. A letter by Mark Twain, written in the same year as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn were published, reveals that Twain provided financial assistance to one of the first Black students at Yale Law School.

(A) A letter by Mark Twain, written in the same year as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn were published,

(B) A letter by Mark Twain, written in the same year of publication as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,

(C) A letter by Mark Twain, written in the same year that The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was published,

(D) Mark Twain wrote a letter in the same year as he published The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn that 

(E) Mark Twain wrote a letter in the same year of publication as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn that

12. A little under a million years ago, the briny waters of the Baltic Sea began flooding into the cold North Atlantic: geologists are still debating whether the flood was gradual or created a cataclysm.

(A) whether the flood was gradual or created a cataclysm

(B) if the flood was gradual or created a cataclysm

(C) about whether the flood was gradual or cataclysmic

(D) whether the flood was gradual or cataclysmic 

(E) whether the flood was gradual or it created a cataclysm

13. A majority of the international journalists surveyed view nuclear power stations as unsafe at present but that they will, or could, be made sufficiently safe in the future.

(A) that they will, or could,

(B) that they would, or could,

(C) they will be or could

(D) think that they will be or could

(E) think the power stations would or could

14. A migraine typically afflicts one side of the head, lasts for hours or days, and may recur as infrequently as once every other month or often, as daily.

(A) as infrequently as once every other month or often, as

(B) as infrequently as once every other month or as often as

(C) infrequently, as often as once every other month, or often, like

(D) infrequently, like once every other month, or often, like 

(E) infrequently, like once every other month, or as often as

15. A new phenomena, which is visible at Managua’s major intersections, are waves of vendors and beggars, which include many children and mob cars at the stoplights.

(A) A new phenomena, which is visible at Managua’s major intersections, are waves of vendors and beggars, which include many children and

(B) Visible at Managua’s major intersections are waves of vendors and beggars with many children, new phenomena that

(C) A new phenomenon visible at Managua’s major intersections is waves of vendors and beggars, many of them children, who

(D) Phenomenally new waves of vendors, beggars, and many children are visible at Managua’s major intersections, which

(E) A wave of vendors and beggars, many of whom are children, are visible at Managua’s major intersections, where they are a new phenomenon and

16. A number of linguists contend that all of the thousands of languages spoken by the world’s five billion people can be traced back to a common root language.

(A) that all of the thousands of languages spoken by the world’s five billion people can be traced

(B) that the world’s five billion people speak thousands of languages of which all can be traced

(C) the world’s five billion people speak thousands of languages which are all traceable

(D) all of the thousands of languages spoken by the world’s five billion people to be traceable

(E) the ability to trace all of the thousands of languages that are spoken by the world’s five billion people

17. A patient accusing a doctor of malpractice will find it difficult to prove damage if there is a lack of some other doctor to testify about proper medical procedures.

(A) if there is a lack of some other doctor to testify

(B) unless there will be another doctor to testify

(C) without another doctor’s testimony

(D) should there be no testimony from some other doctor

(E) lacking another doctor to testify

18. A peculiar feature of the embryonic mammalian circulatory system is that in the area of the heart the cells adhere to one another, beating in unison and adopting specialized orientations exclusive of one another.

(A) beating in unison and adopting

(B) they beat in unison while adopting

(C) beat in unison, and adopt

(D) beating in unison yet adopting

(E) even though they beat in unison and adopt

19. A President entering the final two years of a second term is likely to be at a severe disadvantage and is often unable to carry out a legislative program.

(A) likely to be at a severe disadvantage and is often unable to

(B) likely severely disadvantaged and often unable to

(C) liable to be severely disadvantaged and cannot often

(D) liable that he or she is at a severe disadvantage and cannot often 

(E) at a severe disadvantage, often likely to be unable that he or she can

20. A prolific architect who worked from the turn of the century until the late 1950’s, Julia Morgan designed nearly 800 buildings in California, perhaps most notably William Randolph Hearst’s monumental estate at San Simeon.

(A) Julia Morgan designed nearly 800 buildings in California, perhaps most notably William Randolph Hearst’s monumental estate at San Simeon

(B) perhaps the most notable of the nearly 800 buildings in California designed by Julia Morgan was William Randolph Hearst’s monumental estate at San Simeon

(C) of the nearly 800 buildings in California designed by Julia Morgan, perhaps the most notable was William Randolph Hearst’s monumental estate at San Simeon

(D) nearly 800 buildings in California were designed by Julia Morgan, of which William Randolph Hearst’s monumental estate at San Simeon is perhaps the most notable 

(E) William Randolph Hearst’s monumental estate at San Simeon is perhaps the most notable of the nearly 800 buildings in California designed by Julia Morgan

Re: SC 1000 Series Questions (Qn 11 to 20)
by Kirti Lohiya - Wednesday, 24 March 2010, 06:22 PM
 

M really poor in SC...hope atleast some of these are correct

11 B
12 C
13 D
14 B
15 C
16 A
17 C
18 D
19 A
20 A

When can I expect the answers?

Re: SC 1000 Series Questions (Qn 11 to 20)
by ABHISHEK JOSHI - Thursday, 29 April 2010, 11:29 AM
 

i m also weak at sc hope a few will be right

11 c

12 d

13 b

14 b

15 c

16 a

17 c

18 c

19 a

20 a  

Re: SC 1000 Series Questions (Qn 11 to 20)
by Prasoon Verma - Tuesday, 11 May 2010, 08:31 PM
  my answers:-
11 b
12 d
13 e
14 b
15 c
16 a
17 c
18 c
19 a
20 a
Re: SC 1000 Series Questions (Qn 11 to 20)
by Abhirup Debray - Tuesday, 11 May 2010, 10:58 PM
  My answers
11-b
12-d
13-d
14-b
15-c
16-a
17-c
18-c
19-a
20-a
Re: SC 1000 Series Questions (Qn 11 to 20)
by Rajat Chandna - Sunday, 30 May 2010, 09:45 PM
  Ok...here is what i think:

11.  C
12.  D
13.  D
14.  B
15.  C
16.  A
17.  C
18.  D
19.  A
20.  A

Cheers,
Rajat