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The press should not be afraid of upholding and supporting a just and righteous cause. It should not be afraid of criticising the government in a healthy manner. The press has to be eternally vigilant to protect the rights of the workers, backward and suppressed sections of the society. It should also give a balanced view of the things so that people can be helped in the formation of a healthy public opinion. 

 

The passage best supports the statement that

A) the freedom of press is essential for the proper functioning of democracy. B) the press is the only means to project to the masses the policies of the government.
C) press has a great role to play in a democracy. D) the press can be used by the governments as an effective media for the upliftment of the backward sections of society.

Answer:   A) the freedom of press is essential for the proper functioning of democracy.

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Throughout the ages the businessman has helped build civilisation's great cities, provided people with luxuries and artists with patronage, and lift his fellow citizens to understand the standard of living. In the last few centuries the businessman has seeded the Industrial Revolution around the world. 

 

The passage best supports the statement that the businessman _____

A) lives luxurious and comfortable life. B) is the beneficiary of the Industrial Revolution.
C) is capable of raising his standard of living. D) has contributed to the growth of civilisation.
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) has contributed to the growth of civilisation.

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Emerson said that the poet was landlord, Sealord, airlord. The flight of imagination made the poet master of land, sea and air. But a poet's dream of yesterday becomes today an actual achievement and a reality for all men. Even those who invented, improved and perfected the aeroplane could hardly have dreamt of the possibility of flight into outer space. 

 

The passage best supports the statement that:

A) all imaginations become a reality some day. B) what man imagined has never been impossible; he has always turned it a reality through his conception of ideas and sheer hard labour
C) seemingly impossible imaginations make one a good poet, D) man has reached the climax of technological development with his exploration into outer space.
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) what man imagined has never been impossible; he has always turned it a reality through his conception of ideas and sheer hard labour

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The school has always been the most important means of transferring the wealth of tradition form one generation to the next. This applies today in an even higher degree than in former times for, through the modern development of economy, the family as bearer of tradition and education has become weakened.

 

This passage best supports the statement that for transferring the wealth of tradition from one generation to the next  _______

A) there are means other than the school. B) several different sources must be tried.
C) economic development plays a crucial role D) modern technology must be put to use.
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) economic development plays a crucial role

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One of the important humanitarian by-products of technology is the greater dignity and value that it imparts to human labour. In a highly industrialized society, there is no essential difference between Brahmin and Dalit, Muslim and Hindu; they are equally useful and hence equally valuable for in the industrial society individual productivity fixes the size of the pay cheque and this fixes social status.

 

The passage best supports the statement that:

A) technology decides individual's social status. B) castes and religions are man-made.
C) human labour has dignity and value. D) all individuals, irrespective of caste and creed, are born equal.
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) human labour has dignity and value.

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