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Reading Comprehension Test

  1. 1. Reading Comprehension Test Prepared by (roll no) : Joshi Toral (6) Jumani Pooja (7) Khuman Bhagirath J. (8) Class : M.A. Sem. I Paper : CBCS – C2 Year : 2011/12 Submitted to : Dr. Dilip Barad, Department of English, Bhavnagar University, Bhavangar 10/15/2011 1
  2. 2. Tips <ul><li>Psychological Battle: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Examiners can choose the same letter successively for the correct answer . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1. (b) 2. (b) 3. (b) 4. (b) </li></ul></ul></ul>10/15/2011 2
  3. 3. Tips <ul><li>Right word, wrong answer </li></ul><ul><li>Do the names Facebook, Orkut ring a bell? They probably do because they are the only sites which are the most popular on the internet today. </li></ul><ul><li>Which social networking site are less popular? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Orkut </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MySpace </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Both </li></ul></ul>10/15/2011 3
  4. 4. Tips <ul><li>Changing answers </li></ul><ul><li>(c) (a) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ right to wrong“ change : 20.2% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;wrong to right&quot; changes : 57.8% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Don't Be Afraid to Change Your First Answer .” </li></ul></ul>10/15/2011 4
  5. 5. Tips <ul><li>Guess!!!   </li></ul><ul><li>Nothing ventured, nothing gained, so never leave any question on a multiple-choice test blank. </li></ul>10/15/2011 5
  6. 6. Paragraph <ul><li>Angel investors provide capital for start-ups bringing their innovations to the Market place. Recently, with the huge growth in opportunities brought about by the internet, more and more small investors are providing 'angel' financing for these small, nimble companies. Angel investors typically invest between $5,000 to $40,000 in a start-up in its infancy. Sometimes, 'angels' are so convinced by an idea that they provide funds for a business that hasn't even been founded! Without these risk-takers, innovative and revolutionary advances in technology may not come to pass. The price is high, and start-ups often fail, but just one 'winner' can return twenty times the initial investment . In other words, an angel investing in fifteen companies needs just one success to make the investment strategy worthwhile. </li></ul>10/15/2011 6
  7. 7. <ul><li>Q1 : Which statement is true? </li></ul><ul><li>  Angel investors provide capital for established companies. </li></ul><ul><li>Angel investors provide capital for companies that have succeeded and need to grow their market share. </li></ul><ul><li>Angel investors provide capital for companies that are in their early stages of development. ( C) </li></ul><ul><li>Q2 : What is a typical investment for an Angel? </li></ul><ul><li>  $25,000 </li></ul><ul><li>$2 million </li></ul><ul><li>$100 ( a) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Q3 : What will Angel investors sometimes do? </li></ul><ul><li>  Invest in companies that haven't been founded. </li></ul><ul><li>Invest in companies that are going out of business. </li></ul><ul><li>Invest in companies that have established a large market share. ( a) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Q4 :Do angels expect all their investments to succeed? </li></ul><ul><li>  Yes </li></ul><ul><li>No </li></ul><ul><li>Doesn't say (b) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>10/15/2011 7
  8. 8. <ul><li>Of course, angels hope for a much better return. Because these investors at the beginning of the company there are many terms used in angel investing that reflect this early stage development. Here are some of the most important: </li></ul><ul><li>seed a company  - the first 'seed' of money to help 'grow' the company get in on the ground level  - lowest level entry point self-funded  - a company that provides its own financing without asking for outside help garage startup  - the classic technology started - Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak started Apple in a garage - it's become a modern day 'American dream' of many - especially in San Francisco) Angel investing is sometimes confused with venture investments. Angel investors fund at the initial entry level while venture capitalists usually wait until a young company has proven that their idea and has brought their product or technology to market. These companies then need larger investments to quickly grow and capture market share. </li></ul>10/15/2011 8
  9. 9. <ul><li>Q6 : 'Seeding a company' means:  </li></ul><ul><li>to provide initial investment </li></ul><ul><li>to provide late stage investment </li></ul><ul><li>to save a company from going bankrupt ( a) </li></ul><ul><li>Q7 : Which example is given of a 'garage' start-up? </li></ul><ul><li>  Google </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft </li></ul><ul><li>Apple ( c) </li></ul><ul><li>Q8 : Venture capitalists are: </li></ul><ul><li>  the same as angel investors. </li></ul><ul><li>different types of investors than angel investors. </li></ul><ul><li>people who create start-ups. ( b) </li></ul>10/15/2011 9

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