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(Download) AFCAT Sample Paper
Read the following passage carefully and answer the
questions given below it.
The awareness of equal corruption will be a better emotional basis for the so-called multi-racial commonwealth, of which much is made, than its professed principle-the pursuit of common aims in world politics, aims which are so rarefied that a large volume of artificial political oxygen is needed to keep that body-politic breathing. After all, it cannot be denied that even the United States and the Soviet Union are pursing common aims in world affairs, such as peace, disarmament, democracy, technological progress, as well as freedom as understood by each. But that is not preventing them from doing things which might lead to the destruction or near destruction of mankind. Thus, common aims would seem to be very undependable as guarantees for goodwill and co-operation among nations. On the contrary, a frank admission of being equal sinners would at least encourage charity and discourage moral arrogance. That would be a better foundation for integration for international and multi-racial co-operation.
Q1. The Commonwealth is characterised by
(a) the failure of the constituents to work for the same goals
(b) the racial nature of its membership
(c) uniform lack of moral standards
(d) constant redefining of objectives
Q2. The super powers may claim to have the same laudable objectives, but these
(a) do not work earnestly to achieve them
(b) undo each other’s efforts
(c) still act against the interest of mankind
(d) do not see them in the right perspective
Q3. Common goals are desirable, but these
(a) do not ensure international co-operation
(b) lead to unnecessary tensions
(c) encourage rivalry between super powers
(d) lead to destruction of mankind
Q4. International co-operation can come about if
(a) nations become aware of their own failings and discard pride
(b) charitable organizations are encouraged
(c) different races are treated on the basis of equality
(d) nations guilty of immoral actions are exposed
Q5. The thrust of the author’s argument is that
(a) the Commonwealth has outlived its utility
(b) membership of the Commonwealth be restricted to the super powers
(c) members are equally responsible for the present state of world politics
(d) international peace and co-operation are unattainable.
Pick out the most effective word from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
Q1. Everyone was ________ by surprise when she announced her plan to marry that man.
Q2. She always insisted on the need to ____ between ends and means.
Q3. He_____ that he would come.
Q4. He had good ____ over the ancient languages, too.
Q5. Around the head of the running man there was a _______ of bees.
Q.1 Name the first person who went in the space
(a) Yuri Gangarin
(b) Neil Armstrong
(c) Rakesh Sharma
(d) John Glann
Q2. The first Indian woman who won a medal in Olympic is
(a) PT Usha
(b) Shiny Abraham
(c) Dala Banerjee
(d) Karram Malleswari
Q3. The cricketer who scored the first double century in one day cricket match is
(a) Vivian Richards
(b) Brain Lara
(c) Ricky Ponting
(d) Sachin Tendulkar
Q4. Lionel Messy is associated with the game of
Q5. The instrument of measuring intensity of earthquakes is called