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A lie is being..(1)..through..(2)..force of repetition that learning is better in so-called low-cost private schools. There are some studies that claim that private schools..(3)..public schools; while others claim that after adjusting for family and socio-economic background of the children, the difference is not statistically significant. Amita Chudgar and Elizabeth Quin claim that they “find insufficient..(4) claim that children in private schools outperform those in public schools in India… better data are needed” (“Relationship between Private Schooling and Achievement: Results from Rural and Urban India”, Economics of Education Review, 2012). In spite of many studies..(5)..more or less with the express purpose of establishing that low-fee private schools do better, there is no reliable evidence to support that claim. However, there is evidence that students in private “schools are less likely to..(6) low caste groups” (Sangeeta Goyal and Priyanka Pandey, “How do Government and Private Schools Differ”, EPW, 2012), which means that they are less..(7).. Therefore, the repeated claims of better learning in private schools are unfounded.
When it became difficult to..(8)..prove that children learn better in private schools, the attack invented a new weapon: per unit cost of learning outcomes. Most of the learning outcome researches almost always fail to understand the entire..(9)..of education in any depth and reduce it to learning of so-called 3Rs for economic purposes. The new claim that emerged out of misplaced confidence that all that is in education can be..(10) that the ‘per unit cost of outcome’ is lower in private schools. Meaning that even if the learning outcomes of private schools are not better than the public schools, the cost of running private schools is much lower.

  1. 1) potency
    2) might
    3) energy
    4) perpetrated
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: perpetrated

  2. 1) end
    2) sheer
    3) conclusive
    4) terminal
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation: sheer

  3. 1) piercing
    2) violent
    3) outperform
    4) intense
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: outperform

  4. 1) evidence
    2) indication
    3) expedient
    4) artifice
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation: evidence

  5. 1) hold
    2) clasp
    3) clutch
    4) conducted
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: conducted

  6. 1) truss
    2) affix
    3) strap
    4) belong
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: belong

  7. 1) tarpaulin
    2) shroud
    3) inclusive
    4) retainer
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: inclusive

  8. 1) homely
    2) empirically
    3) striking
    4) unfussy
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation: empirically

  9. 1) modiste
    2) burlesque
    3) pasticcio
    4) purport
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: purport

  10. 1) polished
    2) uttered
    3) quantified
    4) quintessential
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: quantified