Reading Comprehension Quiz For Upcoming Exams Answers

 

Answers :-

Solution 1: Option (4)

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Explanation: According to the passage, our human behaviour is contagious in nature since most of our actions are guided by how people around us are behaving. Our heads are wired for social interaction and bonding. Therefore, we tend to copy other’s behavior, likes, and dislikes, etc. This makes option (4) the right choice among the given options.

Solution 2: Option (2)

Explanation: According to the passage,the behavioural science principle of social influence made a popular American infomercial for a home shopping channel change by making customers believe that the operators are waiting for them at the other end of the line. This simple change led to its sales skyrocketing.So, this makes (2) the right choice among the given options.

Solution 3: Option (4)

Explanation: According to the passage, the use of canned laughter causes an audience to laugh longer and more often when a humorous material is presented. Also, the canned laughter is most effective for poor jokes as well.This makes option (4) an apt choice.

Solution 4: Option (3)

Explanation: According to the experiment conducted by behavioural scientists Noah Goldstein, Robert Cialdini and Vladas Griskevicius (‘A Room with a Viewpoint: Using Social Norms to Motivate Environmental Conservation in Hotels’), hotels were encouraged to give guests the option of reusing their towels to help save their environment. So, this makes option (3) an apt choice among the given options.

Solution 5: Option (2)

ExplanationAccording to the passage, the experiment was called as “People Power” because it gives people the power to make a difference at no cost. So, this makes (2) an apt choice among the given options.

Solution 6: Option (2)

ExplanationAccording to the passage, human beahviour is influential and guided by other’s choice, traits or habits. So, this makes option (2) the right choice among the given options.

Solution 7: Option (4)

Explanation: Among the given options, ‘Infectious’ is the right choice since the given word implies that the human behavior is contagious in nature. Their consumption and their habits are influenced by their natural surroundings.

Solution 8: Option (1)

Explanation: Among the given options, ‘Escalating’ is the right choice since the given word implies that the behavioral change adopted by a home shopping channel led to its rising sales.

Solution 9: Option (1)

Explanation: Among the given options, ‘Thoughtful’ is the right choice.  Since the behavioral change adopted by a home shopping channel led to skyrocketing sales but it was rather an uncalculated move.

Solution 10: Option (4)

Explanation: Among the given options, ‘smile’ is the right choice. Frownie depicts an emotion for sadness or sulk. Hence, the opposite emotion is smiley (smile). According to the context, the above-average users were marked with a sad point with a hope that they can do better.

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