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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

GMAT Sample Questions Reading Comprehension Part 2

Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below by choosing the most appropriate options of all.

1) Mother Teresa took birth in the year 1910, on August 27 in the city of Skopje in Macedonia. The original name of Mother Teresa was Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu. She was the youngest child of all the three children that were born to the couple, Nikola and Drane Bojaxhiu. Drane Bojaxhiu was a merchant by profession and was a very successful man. When she was of the age of five and a half, she received her First Communion that got confirmed in November 1916. She has deep love for all the earthly souls from the first day of her First Holy Communion. When she was about eight years, her father's sudden death left the family in difficult financial situations. After her father's death, her mother Drane raised all her children very firmly and lovingly. This greatly influenced the character and skills of Mother Teresa.
The lively Jesuit rural community of the Sacred Heart, in which Gonxha was involved, further aided the culmination of religious values in her. She was just a 12 year old girl child when she made a decision to be a missionary in order to spread the love of Christ. To achieve this goal, she left her home in Skopje, at the age of 18 and became a part of the Sisters of Loreto. This was an Irish community of nuns that were running missions in the country, India. After joining this community, she was honored with the name "Sister Mary Teresa" after St. Thérèse of Lisieux.
Mother Teresa came to India after taking a few months of training on the 6th of January, 1929. She took training in Dublin at the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary. On the 24th of May, 1931, as a nun, she took her first vows. During the period from 1931 to 1948, Mother Teresa used to teach at St. Mary's High School in Calcutta, India. There she taught the subjects called as geography and catechism.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

GMAT Sample Questions Reading Comprehension Part 3

Read the given passage carefully and select the correct answer for the following questions.

1) Barack Hussein Obama II is the full name of Barack Obama who is the current and the 44th President of the United States of America (US). He took birth on the 4th of August in the year 1961 at a maternity hospital in Honolulu, Hawaii named as Kapiolani Maternity & Gynecological Hospital. This hospital is now known as the Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children.
Obama studied in the local schools of Jakarta till the age of ten. After that he completed with his graduation in the year 1979 from a private college prepatory school in Honolulu with the help of scholarship. The name of this school is the Punahou School.
After completing his graduation, Obama sort admission to the Occidental College in 1979 and hence shifted to Los Angeles. Obama made his first public speech in February 1981. He made this speech to separate Occidental from the South Africa because of its political system, where only the white people had all the rights and power.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

GRE Sample Questions Reading Comprehension Part 3

1) One of the most fascinating stories of the Russian revolt concerns the uniqueness of Anastasia, the smallest daughter of Czar Nicholas II. Throughout his sovereignty over Russia, the Czar had intended to repeal many of the inconsiderate laws recognized by earlier czars. Some staff and peasants, though, screamed for more quick social transformation. In 1918 a cluster of these groups, popularly known as Bolsheviks, conquer the regime. On July 18 or 19, they killed the Czar and what was believed to be his complete family.
Even though spectators vouched that all the associates of the Czar's family had been executed, there were reports signifying that Anastasia had continue to exist. After many years, a number of women declared to be magnificent Duchess Anastasia. Possibly the top known petitioner was Anastasia Tschaikovsky, who was also recognized as Anna Anderson.

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

SAT Sample Questions Analogies Part 2

SAT Analogy Questions Part 2 are Given Below:

1. Fabric : Towel 
Eyeglasses : -- -- --
A. Spectacles
B. Eye
C. Device
D. Machine
Ans : A

2. Late : Premature 
Sprightly : -- -- --
A. Exhausted
B. Lively
C. Elf
D. Active
Ans : A