PEV106, Para Jumbles, Idea Elaboration Practice MCQs

PEV106,  Para Jumbles, Idea Elaboration Practice MCQs 

Para Jumbles 


1. Scientists have for the first time managed to edit genes in. a human embryo to repair a genetic mutation, fueling hopes

that such procedures may one day be available outside laboratory conditions.

2. The cardiac disease causes sudden death in otherwise healthy young athletes and affects about one in 500 people


3. Correcting the mutation in the gene would not only ensure that the child is healthy but also prevents transmission of

the mutation to future generations.

4. It is caused by a mutation in a particular gene and a child will suffer from the condition even if it inherits only one

copy of the mutated gene.

5. In results announced in Nature this week, scientists fixed a mutation that thickens the heart muscle, a condition called

hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

A. 15243

B. 21543

C. 31542

D. 14253

2.A: The facts speak for themselves so, they need exposition only, not


B: At the present moment, it is widely recognized that India holds the balance

in the world-wide competition between rival ideologies.

C: It is not, of course, only in geographical sense that India is in a key position.

D: India’s key position simply needs pointing out.

The proper sequence should be:






1.The process of handing down implies not a passive transfer, but some contestation in defining what

exactly is to be handed down.

2.Wherever Western scholars have worked on the Indian past, the selection is even more apparent

and the inventing of a tradition much more recognizable.

3. Every generation selects what it requires from the past and makes its innovations, some more than


4. It is now a truism to say that traditions are not handed down unchanged, but are invented.

5. Just as life has death as its opposite, so is tradition by default the opposite of innovation.

A. 54132

B. 12345

C. 32145

D. 45321

I. Now-a-days, soap is going almost out of use as a washing agent.

II. There are better washing agents than soap, but scientists are not yet sure if

their use is harmless to man.

P: They produce lather due to the presence of calcium salts in water.

Q: Its place has been occupied by a new range of chemicals, called detergents.

R: So, they are called soap less soaps.

S: Detergents are not soaps because they are not sodium or potassium

derivatives of fatty acids, as a normal soap is.





Idea Elaboration

  • Our identity is like a mirror covered in dust. We have no idea who we are, what

we want to be, who we seek, and what we want to value. This is due to the dust

that obscures our vision. That said, only once you have removed the dust

obscuring your mirror can you see your true reflection. Removing the dust

allows you to see who you truly are.

Which idea has been elaborated in the given passage?

A.The problem lies in the way we think .

B.Mirrors should be cleaned.

C.We don’t know our true self.

D.We should always value others.

  • Genius does not grow on excuses. Even if you have not developed

the habit before, you can still establish it now. Don’t rationalize and

remember that all it takes is a little bit of effort daily to achieve

amazing results.

Which idea has been elaborated in the given passage?

A.Efforts lead to results.

B.Excuse is the weapon of a failure.

C.Good daily habits should be incorporated to your day.

D.A failure has many fathers.

  • The builder of the most senior man gets a room either near the entrance or near

the balcony.He usually has more than one room. Junior men get a room each

and there are separate rooms for teenage boys and girls to sleep in. Younger

children sleep with their mothers. Any empty room are used as storage, let out

or, if they face the street, used as shops.

Which idea has been elaborated in the given passage?

A.A house needs to be decorated.

B.Domestic arrangements in households.

C.All the things that children can learn from their parents in a household.

D.A person can always get the opportunity in a one way or another.

  • This was my first trip to the island. We had a lot of fun. However, it took us six

hours to reach there still it was not tiring as everyone of us was enjoying and at

night they danced their hearts out. I believe such trips are really needed for

solace and to get a break from the hectic schedule that one might have.

Which idea has been elaborated in the given passage?

A.An account of favourite trip to a place.

B.People nowadays are very busy and don’t go out often.

C.Islands are an expensive getaway.

D.How to enjoy yourself without any restrictions.

  • Corporate clothing does have potentials for further growth. Some banks have

yet to introduce a full corporate look; police forces are researching a complete

new look for the 21st century. And many employees now welcome a company

wardrobe. A recent survey of staff found that 90 per cent welcomed having

clothing which reflected the corporate identity.

Which idea has been elaborated in the given passage?

A.Having identity at the workplace is very monotonous.

B.All banks need to have dress code.

C.Growth of a company depends on the way people dress.

D.First impression counts.

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