(B) Sophisticated, spoilt
The ability to speak English in India depends on place and social identity.
) The author neither agrees nor disagrees with his views.
English proficiency is vital in order to gain entry into the bureaucracy
To be denied English is harmful to the individual as well as our society,’ writes Chetan Bhagat, self-appointed leader of a class war set off by unequal access to English
Both (A) and (B)
This blighting imposition of a foreign medium upon the youth of the country will be counted by history as one of the greatest tragedies. Our boys think, and rightly in the present circumstances, that without English they cannot get government service. Girls are taught English as a passport to marriage.
(B) Moin, once a milkman in Ranchi, learns English at the age of 17. After a lot of hard work, he becomes an instructor
(A) English should not be taught as a subject in Indian universities.
(D) Cohesion, unity
(D) The author considers his views and finds that they lack nuance.
(B) The kabadiwala’s stock of books and magazines were of interest to the author.
(A) Because the things that felt special and unique to the author, were already established and accepted thought in
(C) Accepting a temporal gap between what was current in the wider world and the time at which these arrived in the
(B) Though the author feels dated in her access to intellectual ideas, her lack of metropolitan sophistication lets her
(C) Connected with another time
(C) Mid-career women do not find it as easy to get access to senior leaders, who are usually male, as their male
(B) People are more hesitant to hire women from their mid 30s to their late 40s but may be more willing to hire men
(A) Male professors are likely to be promoted at an even rate throughout their career, while women professors would
(D) Women going through menopause are more likely to be perceived positively at the workplace and to achieve
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