46. Reading Skills Comprehension: Decision

By | June 18, 2019

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DECISION

(N.D.A. 1995)

Read the Passage carefully and answers the following Questions:-

 The last twenty years have witnessed an explosion of growth opportunities for women in the industry, especially at the decision-making level. Today more and more young women have a chance to walk the competitive edge and prove that their abilities are on par with, if not better than, those of their male colleagues.

However, as they are beginning to storm the traditionally male bastions of management they are finding out that the roads to success are paved with difficulties. They discover very early in their career that the battle for supremacy in corporate organizations calls into play not only the forces of power, control and dominance but issues of gender, attitude and acceptance of women.

1. The first sentence of the passage implies that job opportunities

(a) in the industry have increased

 (b) for women have increased

(c) in the corporate sector have increased

 (d) for women at the managerial level have increased

2. According to the passage, women in high positions also have

 (a) no problems at all

 (b) some problems

 (c) problems related to society

(d) problems related to power and control

3. Which of the following phrases best reflects the meaning of ‘male bastions’?

(a) Management areas dominated by males

(b) Management abilities of males

(c) Management styles of males

(d) Careers for males

ANSWERS:-

1. (d)

2. (c)

3. (a)

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