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READ THE PASSAGE AND ANSWER THE QUESTIONS THAT FOLLOW.

Bhutan is the most appropriate place to visit if one is seeking peace, one's youth and discovery. October-November is the right time to pay a visit to this beautiful place. Its blue skies, magnificent snow views, crisp mountain air and remarkably well preserved centres of Buddhist culture are worth enjoying.
Thimpu is the capital of Bhutan. It is spread along a willow lined river, Wang Chhu. All the buildings here are built in the traditional style and adorned with beautiful paintings. Thimpu has no traffic lights, something we Indians are not used to. Traffic is directed by policeman, standing on highly decorated boxes. They use exaggerated, but elegant gestures to guide it. The main street, Norzim Lam, leads to the town centre and the clock tower with its adjoining hotels, shops and restaurants. Here, there are many places worth seeing. One can visit Telecom Tower situated at a height of 8,807 ft. On your way down you can stop at the mini zoo, where you can see goat-antelope, known as Takin. It is Bhutan's national animal. According to legend, this large and certainly strangelooking animal was created by the 15th century saint, Lame Drukpa Kunley to prove his magical prowess.
In Thimpu, National Memorial Chorten is the most public religious place in the country. This white-domed building with its golden spires was built in 1974 in memory of the third king. Trashi Chhoe Dzong is the seat of the government as well as religious order. Built in the thirteenth century, it was renovated in 1962 when Thimpu became the capital. Here, Archery is a favoured sport, which can be witnessed on weekends. Thimpu is the base for several walks into the stunning countryside. Indian nationals do not need visas to travel to Bhutan.

Give an appropriate title to the passage.

A Thimpu, the Capital of Bhutan
B Discover Bhutan
C Seek Peace and Youth in Bhutan
D Become a Buddhist


In my opinion, the title to this passage should be option (A) instead of option (B), because the essay is mainly about Thimpu, the capital of Bhutan, than Bhutan itself. The 2nd, 3rd and 4th paragraph all describe Thimpu. No other tourist attraction which are not located in Thimpu are described in the passage. Thus, the answer should be option (A).

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Read the passage and answer the question that follow.


(1) The digital revolution has passed; we are living in the digital age. The effect on us all has been enormous and seems to impact every single thing we do. Computers and other technologies have been around for decades but what has really changed is the accessibility of such devices. Around 43% of the world’s population has a smart phone. Two areas that are commonly talked about are our memories and our ability to write.
(2) The first area of concern is the increase in available technology and how it impacts how we use our minds. Unfortunately, or fortunately, the human brain is not divided in easy access compartments which we can put our memories in and retrieve at any given moment, yet our memory sticks are. Often times our brains seem to be actually relatively poor storage for memories, particularly if you compare it to a hard drive so it’s really great that we have created devices that help us remember.
(3) A second issue that is raised is that children seem to be losing their fine motor skills. Fine motor skills are basically small movements such as typing or drawing and colouring in and there are many many more examples. Some research based on children’s ability to write with a pen or pencil suggests that these fine motor skills are reducing. The reduction in ability to write, while a concerning issue, seems to suggest that there isn’t a better alternative. Nowadays, with the use of computers, tablets and smartphones people generally don’t write with pen or pencil.
(4) It is clear that while we are using technology daily, our lives are changing as a consequence. There is no doubt that there are huge positives to this, however, it’s clear that some say that there are negatives also. We are able to create devices that help us with our memories which can improve levels of happiness and can make life much easier. Yet another positive is that our creation of devices could mean that we don’t ‘need’ to use our memories as much, so there is a possibility that we could free up our minds for other things like being creative.



Choose the best title or heading for the passage.

AI Can’t Remember!
BAre we Really Losing Anything?
CWhat Can my Computer Do?
DWe All Love our Tech!


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