Reading Comprehension

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The author would certainly agree with all except which of the following measures with respect to the AC&R industry's growth in India?

A
Introduce new innovations in storage
B
Industry comes together to educate the customers
C
New building codes are brought into practice to improve storage
D
Building of domestic market to reach a bigger scale
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According to the passage, _____________________________________.

A
Dr. Kisilevsky's research proves that newborns prefer to listen to their own mother's voice than to listen to that of a female stranger and will even change their behavior to elicit their mother's voice. 
B
The researchers found that the fetuses responded to their own mother's voice with heart-rate deceleration and to the stranger's voice with heart-rate acceleration.
C
The findings of the research suggest that the foundations for speech perception and language acquisition are laid after birth.
D
Dr. Kisilevsky's research proves that the 'preference/recognition' of voices by the fetuses begins before birth.
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Winning is easier than losing for the United States in the context of the passage because losing would mean ____________.

A
admitting to a mistake
B
that the other side would win.
C
it would have to abandon something it wanted to accomplish.
D
Both (A) and (C)
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Akash missile is ______.

A
An Anti-tank missile
B
A Surface-to-surface missile
C
A Surface-to-air missile
D
An Air-to-air missile
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The communication in the passage can best be described as one that is _______

A
listing down the problems and challenges facing the Indian AC&R industry on its path to becoming globally competitive.
B
highlighting the reasons for the author's belief in India becoming a leading player in the world AC&R industry.
C
expressing concern at the indifference of the Indian Government in providing the Indian AC&R industry the requisite support to realize its potential.
D
stating the ills plaguing the Indian AC&R industry that are likely to result in a downward spiral for the industry in an increasingly competitive scenario.
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Which missile has 'fire and forget' capability?

A
Akash
B
Nag
C
Agni
D
Prithvi
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The passage is best described as ___________

A
a highly opinionated presentation of new research work.
B
a factual look at research work that deals with the experiences in the womb on fetuses and their influence on the preferences and behaviour of newborns/infants.
C
the enthusiastic endorsement of the results of Dr. Barbara Kisilevsky's research work.
D
an excited presentation of new research work.
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The overall tone of the passage can best be described as:

A
one of absolute despondency over the manner in which the United States administration has handled the Iraq situation.
B
one that reflects an acceptance of ground realities in situations such as the one in Iraq and encourages an admittance of mistakes as opposed to carrying on the current path with a rigid mindset.
C
being overly critical of the United States in creating a situation from where the chances of civil war or dictatorship in Iraq far exceed those of the establishment of a peaceful democracy.
D
one of cautious optimism about a more stable and prosperous Iraq emerging out of the current situation once the US withdraws its troops from Iraq.
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It can be inferred from the passage that _________.

A
Fetuses cannot distinguish between the voices of two people.
B
A newborn's language capabilities are better than a fetus's language capabilities.
C
The increase in heart rate for a fetus while listening to its mother's voice indicates a preference for that voice.
D
Psychological Science is a reputed international journal.
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