SSCCGL English Language And Comprehension

Question 196

In the following questions, read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives.
One conspicuous question in the modern journals is: How can I develop personality? Ursula Bloom gives his noteworthy advice to young people: Please do not do as I did, at your age, and waste years copying other people. Of old, to the same question asked by Greek youth, Socrates replied: Know yourself! That was excellent advice; but it did not satisfy, because it did not go far enough.
When Roman youth questioned Marcus Aurelius, he said: Be yourself! To the youth of our atomic age, the psychologist says : Develop yourself! That is the answer to the question: what is personality? Personality is the development of oneself.
The development of oneself _________ the question on, what is personality?

  • gives an unsatisfactory answer to

  • does not give a satisfactory answer to

  • satisfactory answers

  • partly answers

Solution

C.

satisfactory answers

Question 197

In the following questions, read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives.
One conspicuous question in the modern journals is: How can I develop personality? Ursula Bloom gives his noteworthy advice to young people: Please do not do as I did, at your age, and waste years copying other people. Of old, to the same question asked by Greek youth, Socrates replied: Know yourself! That was excellent advice; but it did not satisfy, because it did not go far enough.
When Roman youth questioned Marcus Aurelius, he said: Be yourself! To the youth of our atomic age, the psychologist says : Develop yourself! That is the answer to the question: what is personality? Personality is the development of oneself.
Marcus Aurelius preached to the Roman youth of his day to ___________.

  • express themselves

  • understand themselves

  • be themselves

  • know themselves

Solution

C.

be themselves

Question 198

In the following questions, read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives.
One conspicuous question in the modern journals is: How can I develop personality? Ursula Bloom gives his noteworthy advice to young people: Please do not do as I did, at your age, and waste years copying other people. Of old, to the same question asked by Greek youth, Socrates replied: Know yourself! That was excellent advice; but it did not satisfy, because it did not go far enough.
When Roman youth questioned Marcus Aurelius, he said: Be yourself! To the youth of our atomic age, the psychologist says: Develop yourself! That is the answer to the question: what is personality? Personality is the development of oneself.
The question on personality development has ___________.

  • no definitive answers

  • correct answers

  • a definitive answer

  • no answers

Solution

A.

no definitive answers

Question 199

In the following questions, read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives.
One conspicuous question in the modern journals is: How can I develop personality? Ursula Bloom gives his noteworthy advice to young people: Please do not do as I did, at your age, and waste years copying other people. Of old, to the same question asked by Greek youth, Socrates replied: Know yourself! That was excellent advice; but it did not satisfy, because it did not go far enough.
When Roman youth questioned Marcus Aurelius, he said: Be yourself! To the youth of our atomic age, the psychologist says: Develop yourself! That is the answer to the question: what is personality? Personality is the development of oneself.
The Greek philosopher Socrates promoted ___________.

  • tested-knowledge

  • self-knowledge

  • referred-knowledge

  • borrowed-knowledge

Solution

B.

self-knowledge

Question 200

In the following questions, read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives.
One conspicuous question in the modern journals is: How can I develop personality? Ursula Bloom gives his noteworthy advice to young people: Please do not do as I did, at your age, and waste years copying other people. Of old, to the same question asked by Greek youth, Socrates replied: Know yourself! That was excellent advice; but it did not satisfy, because it did not go far enough.
When Roman youth questioned Marcus Aurelius, he said: Be yourself! To the youth of our atomic age, the psychologist says: Develop yourself! That is the answer to the question: what is personality? Personality is the development of oneself.
Ursula Bloom propagated that young people should ______________.

  • copy others

  • not copy others

  • not waste years

  • give advice

Solution

B.

not copy others