Theme Detection

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Theme Detection


As the name suggests theme detection. It means a long passage would be given to the aspirant. He or she has to read and has to detect the theme of the passage.  Lengthy passages given in the questions might scare at first. However, they are actually easy to solve as the aspirant need not remember any grammar to solve the question.


Here are few tips and tricks that will help you to solve the question quickly.


1. Do not go so much into detail. Stick to the overall idea. This will make your work easy.


2. Quickly read the give options one by one and detect the theme of given option before moving to the second one. You can write down the theme of every option after reading it this will make things clear.


3. Do not get discouraged after seeing difficult vocabulary. Sometimes words used in content is not at all related to the theme so they can be overlooked. Your main idea should be focusing on the theme.

Let’s take an example

The future of women in India is quite bright and let us hope that they will justify their abilities by rising to the occasion. Napoleon was right when he declared that by educating the women we can educate the whole nation. Because a country can never rise without the contribution of 50% of their population

The passage best supports the statement that:

a. India is striving hard for the emancipation of women.

B. all women should be well educated.

C. a nation can progress only when women are given equal rights and opportunities as men.

D. women ought to be imparted full freedom to prove their worth and contribute to the progress of the nation.

The right answer is D

The statement is relevant to the paragraph.


This is theme detection. Where you have to read the passage and then detect the theme. It means the original idea you want to convey.

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