"Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving."
- Albert Einstein
DIRECTIONS (Qs.1-5) : In the following questions four
alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase italicised and
underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best
expresses the meaning of idiom/phrase.
Sobhraj could be easily arrested because the police were
tipped off in a advance
DIRECTIONS (Qs.6-10): After passage, you will find several
questions based on the passage. First, read a passage, and then
answer the questions based on it. You are required to select your
answers based on the contents of the passage and opinion of the
Once upon a time I went for a week’s holiday in the Continent with
an Indian friend. We both enjoyed ourselves and were sorry when
the week was over, but on parting our behaviour was absolutely
different. He was plunged in despair. lie felt that because the holiday
was over all happiness was over until the world ended. He could
not express his sorrow too much. But in me the Englishman came
out strong. I could not see what there was to make a fuss about. It
wasn’t as if we were parting forever or dying. “Buck up”, I said, “do
buck up”. He refused to buck up, and I left him plunged in gloom. What is the Continent in the context of the passage ?