MBA aspirants who are appearing in forthcoming SNAP 2012 exam on December 16, 2012 must be ready for General English questions as all questions in this section will carry 1 mark each for correct answers.
Here are sample questions:
a. fear of taking tests b. fear of speed c. fear of technology d. fear of road travel
Answer is. B. Technophobia is the fear of speed. Fear of taking tests is known as ‘testophobia’. ‘Technophobia’ refers to the fear of technology. Fear of road travel is called ‘hodophobia’.
•Indelible is a. impossible to remove b. not deliberate c. unfit to be eaten d. extremely difficult to deal with.
Answer is A Indelible means permanent; that cannot be removed.
•A figure of speech in which incongruous or contradictory terms appear side by side is called…………
a. paradox b. alliteration c. oxymoron d. hyperbole
Answer is C : An oxymoron is a figure of speech in which incongruous or contradictory terms appear side by side. Paradox is a statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or absurd but in reality expresses a possible truth. Alliteration is the repetition of an initial consonant sound. Hyperbole is a figure of speech in which exaggeration is used for emphasis or effect.