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TESTfunda Daily Wordlist 30-Jan-10

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bohemian [ boh-HEE-mee-uh'n ]
 noun, adjective ]
 MEANING :
 1. (n.) a native of Bohemia
2. (n.) a person who lives and acts without regard for conventional standards
3. (adj.) pertaining to Bohemia, its people, or their language or the unconventional life of a Bohemian
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 He enjoyed roaming about the country and living a bohemian lifestyle.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 When he first hit the big time in 1996, he rocked the biggest, fluffiest Afro this side of the '70s and evoked a distinctly bohemian vibe.
CNN, Singer Maxwell finds his way back, Denise Quan, 14 December 2009.
 
precocious [ pri-KOH-shuh's ]
 adjective ]
 MEANING :
 1. unusually advanced development mentally
2. characterized by or pertaining to unusually advanced development or maturity
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 A precocious student in the sixth grade won the quiz competition by defeating the senior students.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 Hawaiian-born Michelle Wie was not even a teenager in 2000 but was already turning heads with her precocious ability which easily outstripped that of boys of the same age.
CNN, How Tiger defined golf in the Noughties, Paul Gittings, 28 December 2009.
 
cerebral [ suh'-REE-bruh'l ]
 noun, adjective ]
 MEANING :
 1. (adj.) pertaining to or relating to the brain
2. (adj.) appealing to the intellect
3. (n.) a sound that appeals to the intellect
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The cerebral music that he composed was appreciated by only a few people.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 "Le Genou de Claire" ("Claire's Knee") of 1970 won the San Sebastian film festival, and "L'Amour l'Apres-midi" ("Love in the Afternoon") two years later secured Rohmer's position as a master of the intense portrayal of the cerebral and the sensual.
The Telegraph, Eric Rohmer, French film director, dies aged 89, 11 January 2010.
 
wade [ weyd ]
 intransitive verb, transitive verb ]
 MEANING :
 1. (tr. v.) to pass through with difficulty
2. (intr. v.) to walk through water
3. (intr. v.) to make one's way with difficulty
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 They waded through the murky water to get to the other side of the road.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 Competitors, many of whom wear fancy dress, waded across the river bed to the far bank and back again.
BBC, Hundreds get dirty for Maldon Mud Race, 27 December 2009
 
chronicle [ KRON-i-kuh'l ]
 noun, transitive verb ]
 MEANING :
 1. (n.) a history or an extended narrative report of historical events presented in a time sequence
2. (n.) a detailed record of events
3. (tr. v.) to record in historical format
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 Many who start reading the chronicle of the knight in shining armour find it so interesting that they cannot stop till they reach the end.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 The girl had chronicled two years of the emotions and fears that gripped her during hiding, as well as candid thoughts on her family, her feelings for friend-in-hiding Peter van Pels, and dreams of being a professional writer.
CNN, Miep Gies, Anne Frank protector, dies at 100, 11 January 2010.
 
Spelled Pronunciation Key
Stress marks: [ CAPS ] indicates the primary stressed syllable, as in newspaper [NOOZ-pey-per ] and information [ in-fer-MEY-shuh' n ]
CONSONANTS
[b] boy, baby, rob
[d] do, ladder, bed
[f] food, offer, safe
[g] get, bigger, dog
[h] happy, ahead
[j] jump, budget, age
[k] can, speaker, stick
[l] let, follow, still
[m] make, summer, time
[n] no, dinner, thin
[ng] singer, think, long
[p] put, apple, cup
[r] run, marry, far, store
[s] sit, city, passing, face
[sh] she, station, push
[t] top, better, cat
[ch] church, watching, nature, witch
[th] thirsty, nothing, math
[th'] this, mother, breathe
[v] very, seven, love
[w] wear, away
[hw] where, somewhat
[y] yes, onion
[z] zoo, easy, buzz
[zh] measure, television, beige
 
VOWELS
[a] apple, can, hat
[ey] aid, hate, day
[ah] arm, father, aha
[air] air, careful, wear
[aw] all, or, talk, lost, saw
[e] ever, head, get
[ee] eat, see, need
[eer] ear, hero, beer
[er] teacher, afterward, murderer
[i] it, big, finishes
[ahy] I, ice, hide, deny
[o] odd, hot, woffle
[oh] owe, road, below
[oo] ooze, food, soup, sue
[oo'] good, book, put
[oi] oil, choice, toy
[ou] out, loud, how
[uh] up, mother, mud
[uh'] about, animal, problem, circus
[ur] early, bird, stirring
 
FOREIGN SOUNDS
[a*] Fr. ami
[kh*] Scot. loch, Ger. ach or ich
[œ] Fr. feu, Ger. schön
[r*] Fr. au revoir, Yiddish rebbe
[uh*] Fr. oeuvre
[y*] Fr. tu, Ger. über
 
SAMPLE NASALIZED VOWELS
[an*] Fr. bien
[ahn*] Fr. croissant
[awn*] Fr. bon
[œn*] Fr. parfum
[in*] Port. Principe
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TESTfunda - CAT Question of the Day 30-Jan-10

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If the two real functions f(x) and g(x) satisfy the functional equation f(x + 1) + g(x − 1) = x2, what is the value of


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 2)−1
 3)0
 4)1
 5)2
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Summarizing a GD means putting forth a concrete outline of the entire discussion and not just your points.
Last year's Question of the day (30-Jan-09)
From among the given statements, select the ones which are grammatically inconsistent.
  1. Summer season is actually my least favourite.
  2. At least it has become so ever since I crossed that border from childhood.
  3. But here it is, back again, always sooner than I'm ready for it.
  4. Yes, it's a hot time, summer in the city, so my thoughts naturally turn to hot tomes.
  5. May be I should cool down with books like Edna Ferber's old classic The Ice Palace

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 2)A and E only.
 3)B and D only.
 4)A and B only.
 5)None of the above. (All are correct.)
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January 29, 2010

Top Headlines

Sukna scam: Court martial for Lt-Gen Avadhesh Prakash
Army chief Gen Deepak Kapoor ordered the court martial of his chief aide Lt-Gen Avadhesh Prakash in connection with the Sukna land scam in West Bengal.

Murder case: Haldiram owner, 4 others get life imprisonment
Prabhu Agarwal, the owner of Halidram Bhujiawala, and 4 other accused were sentenced to life imprisonment for conspiring to murder a tea stall owner.

Economy will grow 7.5% but with high inflation: RBI
The RBI projected an impressive 7.5% growth for the Indian economy in the current fiscal even as it hiked the outlook for annual inflation rate to 8.5% by end-March.

Cities

Trial run of Delhi-Gurgaon Metro line
Denizens in this satellite city will soon have the comforts of travelling in a Metro train with the DMRC today beginning trial runs on the much-awaited line.

Goa: 1 held for raping 9-yr-old Russian
One of the two accused in the rape of the nine-year-old Russian girl in Goa was arrested on Friday, police said. The girl was raped on January 26.

Business

RBI hikes CRR by 75 bps, leaves key rates untouched
The RBI on Friday increased mandatory cash reserve of banks held by it by 75 basis points in a bid to suck excess liquidity to combat rising inflation.

3G spectrum auction put off to next fiscal
The govt has postponed to the next fiscal auction of spectrum for 3G telephony which was expected to bring in Rs 35,000 crore to the exchequer.

Sports

Federer thrashes Tsonga to reach Australian Open final
Roger Federer thrashed 10th seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-2, 6-3, 6-2 to set up an Australian Open final against British fifth seed Andy Murray.

Aus Open: Williams sisters crowned doubles champions
Venus and Serena Williams coasted to their 11th Grand Slam doubles title when they beat top seeds Cara Black and Liezel Huber.

Entertainment

I don't know how much I earn: SRK
"I don't know how much I earn or how many awards I have received. Don't shy away from earning but without selling your soul," says Shah Rukh Khan.

Om Puri's marriage on the rocks?
Though Om Puri and his wife Nandita were recently seen together at the Jaipur Literature Fest, sources reveal their 16-year-old marriage is on the rocks.

Infotech

Meet 11 IT pioneers of 2010
Every year, World Economic Forum identifies technology companies whose innovations will have a critical impact on the future of business and society.

HCL Tech: Cost cutting phase over
HCL said the cost cutting phase necessitated by the economic downturn is over and it will work with its global customers to help redesign their business.

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