April 04, 2017 @ 01:15 PM

April 04, 2017 @ 01:15 PM

K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai

9 Easy Steps to register for SIMSR (Infographic)

Download Now

CAT 2013: Verbal Ability - Reading Comprehension

CAT 2013:   Verbal Ability - Reading Comprehension

Directions to Solve

Read the passage and answer the questions that follow:

Question 1)
What needs to be set right is our approach to work? It is a common sight in our country of employees reporting for duty on time and at the same time doing little work. If an assessment is made of time they spent in gossiping, drinking tea, eating "pan" and smoking cigarettes, it will be shocking to know that the time devoted to actual work is negligible. The problem is the standard which the leadership in administration sets for the staff. Forgot the ministers because, they mix politics and administration. What do top bureaucrats do? What do the below down officials do? The administration set up remains week mainly because the employees do not have the right example to follow and they are more concerned about being in the good books of the bosses than doing work.
i)     The employees in our country
A.    are quite punctual but not duty conscious
B.    are not punctual, but somehow manage to complete their work
C.    are somewhat lazy but good natured
D.    are not very highly qualified

Answer: Option A

ii)     According to the writer, the administration in India
A.    is by and large effective                 B.   is very strict and firm
C.    is affected by red tape                 D.   is more or less ineffective

Answer: Option D

iii)     The word 'assessment' means
A.    enquiry                B.   report
C.    evaluation           D.   summary

Answer: Option C

iv)     The leadership in administration
A.    sets a fine example to the employees
B.    is of a reasonably high standard
C.    is composed of idealists
D.    is of a very poor standard

Answer: Option D

v)     The central idea of passage could be best expressed by the following
A.    The employee outlook towards work is justified
B.    The employee must change their outlook towards work
C.    The employees would never change their work culture
D.    The employer-employee relationship is far from healthy

Answer: Option B

 

Stay informed and inspired with MBA Rendezvous

Crucial Dates, You Should not Miss

Manav Rachna International Institute
of Research

Admissions Open for all MBA programme at Manav Rachna International Institute of
Research and Studies.
CII School of Logistics Amity University, Delhi and Mumbai
Admissions Open at CII School of Logistics Delhi and Mumbai campus, Apply Now!
GITAM School of International Business, Visakhapatnam
Admissions open for MBA programmes at GITAM. Application Deadline is February 20, 2018
XIME
Application Last Date for Online Submission - February 25, 2018
TAPMI, Manipal
Last date extended to 11 February, 2018. Apply Now.
BIMTECH, Greater Noida
Admissions open at BIMTECH, Greater Noida
Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management
Admissions are Open at LBSIM, Delhi. Apply Now !
FORE School of Management
Apply for PGDM & PGDM-IB Programmes. Application Deadline is January 18, 2018.
MDI Murshidabad
Applications for PGPM 2018-20 at MDI Murshidabad are open
NIRMA
Last Date to Apply for MBA (Full Time) Programme at NIRMA is January 29, 2018
Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad
Last Date to Apply for IPE, Hyderabad is 21st January, 2018
IMI New Delhi
Admissions Reopened for PGDM Last Date to Apply January 21, 2018
Application closes on February 12, 2018 for Executive PGDM at IMI
Institute of Rural Management Anand
IRMASAT will be conducted on February 4,2018, Apply Before January 20,2018
ICFAI Business School
Admissions Open at ICFAI Business School Apply Now!
K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai
Last date for Application is 31st Jan, 2018
SDMIMD Mysore
Application for PGDM 2018-20 at SDMIMD is open till February 28, 2018
img

Admission Open Now

Following Colleges are accepting applications.

INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE

Admissions open for 2018-20

PGDM, PGDM (HRM), PGDM(B & FS), Executive PGDM

Apply Online
Get Connected with your Dream College  
Get Connected with your Dream College

Thank you