Civil Service Foundation 1 –Current Affairs and Vocabulary
Civil Service foundation questions – 1– Current Affairs and Vocabularya. Answer to each of the following question in ten lines. Answers must not exceed 10 sentences.
1. Why should India be wary of China?
2. What does India gain from its space ventures?
3. How has the political landscape changed in Sri Lanka in the last few weeks?
4. In the very near future, India’s Current Accounts may show a surplus instead of deficit for the first time in seven years. How is it possible? How does it help India?
5. Why is Indo-U.S. friendship important? Give five reasons.
b. Word –use exercise…
Select the right word for the gaps in the sentences below. List of words given in red at the bottom.
a. The Inspector of Police told his colleagues, “You must ——– patrol the streets well into the early hours of the morning, if you hope to curb night crimes.
b. My brother’s palatial house ——– mine. We agreed to have a common boundary wall to save cost. But, he built a large home, where as I managed to construct a humble 2-room house.
c. When I asked my father for an I-Pad saying that it was needed for my studies, my mother ——–, ‘You failed in two subjects last time. With an I-Pad on your table, you will double your tally!’
d. All religions ask their followers not to indulge in ———- sensual pleasures. One who does not heed the advice gets ruined by disease or bankruptcy sooner or later.
e. When an unknown cargo floating in the sea is retrieved by the Coast Guard, they ————– it for few days to avoid its possibly toxic contents polluting the environment. Similarly, astronauts returning from space flights are ———– for at least 72 hours before they come out to the open.
f. If you do not shake hands with your opponent who has defeated you after a long grueling match, it will be considered as an act not in good ———–.
g. My mother is good at cutting pineapples. When a few guests arrived in our house on a sultry summer afternoon, my mother peeled three pine apples with effortless ——-, and served them the succulent slices.
h. When Lucy mentioned her plans to go to Bangalore for making a living there, her mother reacted in a rather ———– manner.
i. Congress Party lost the elections because people did not like the way Sonia lorded over the party and the government. She treated the party as if it was her —— , acting in the most arbitrary and self-serving manner.
[Grace, Ambivalent, Fiefdom, Quip, Proactively, Grace, Quarantine, Unbridled, Abut ]
[Answers will be posted in a week.]