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Verbal Section : Reading Comprehension

Read the following comprehension and answer the following question.

  1. There is a quite common sentiment that the use of nuclear arms is obviously different to morality and that itís making probably so, does not go far sufficient. These activities are not only conflicting to ethics but also to law and if the lawful objection can be added to the ethical, the argument beside the use and the produce of these weapons will significantly be unbreakable. Now the time is ripe to estimate the duty of scientist who intentionally uses their proficiency for the creation of such weapons which has deterious result on mankind. To this should be added to the fact that more than 50% of the trained scientific manpower on the earth is now busy in the armaments business. Now it is suitable that manufacture of arms of death in a world of scarcity is a question that must lay a hand on the scientific conscience.

    A gathering of biologists on the Long term wide-reaching Biological cost of Nuclear War added scary dimensions to those biological affects consequential from weather changes may at least be as severe as the direct ones. Sub cold temperature , low light levels and high dose of ionizing and ultra violet rays expanding for many months after a huge scale nuclear nation , at least in the northern hemisphere. Efficiency in usual and agricultural eco systems could be ruthlessly constrained for a year or more. Post war survivors would face malnourishment as well as chilly condition in the dark and be bare to near lethal dose of rays. If, as now seems possible, the southern hemisphere were exaggerated also, worldwide disruption of the bio sphere could result. In any event there could be stern consequences, even in the areas not exaggerated directly, because of the inter trust of the world financial system. In either case the extermination of a large fraction of the earthís animals, plants and microorganisms seems probable. The inhabitantís size of Hemo sapiens possibly could be condensed to pre historic levels or below and annihilation of the human genus itself cannot be debarred.

    1. The author of the passage seems to be of the view that
      1. Utilization of valuable knowledge for manufacture of lethal weapons is inhuman
      2. Utilization of scientific skills in manufacture of weapons is appropriate
      3. Manufacture of weapons of death would help eradication of poverty
      4. Spending money on manufacture of weapons may be justified subject to availability of funds
      5. The evaluation of the scientist expertise show their incompetence

      Ans : A

    2. The authorís most important objective of writing the above passage seems to------
      1. Explain scientifically the climate changes resulting from use of nuclear weapons
      2. Highlight the use of nuclear weapons as an effective population control measures
      3. Duly highlight the supremacy of the nations which possess nuclear weapons
      4. Illustrate the devastating effects of use of nuclear weapons on mankind
      5. Summarize the long biological effects of use of nuclear weapons

      Ans : E

    3. Which of the following is one of the consequences of nuclear war?
      1. Southern hemisphere would remain quite safe in the post war period
      2. Post war survivors being very few will have abundant food
      3. Fertility of land will last only for a year or so
      4. Lights would be cooler and more comfortable
      5. None of the above

      Ans : C

    4. According to the passage the argument against the use and manufacture of nuclear weapons
      1. Becomes stronger if legal and moral consideration are combined
      2. Does not stand the test of legality
      3. Is acceptable only on moral grounds
      4. Possesses legal strength although it does not have moral standing
      5. None of the above

      Ans : A

    5. It appears from the passage that the use of nuclear weapons is considered against morality by
      1. Most of the scientist who devote their valuable skills to manufactures nuclear weapons (
      2. Almost all the nations who cannot afford to manufacture and sell weapons
      3. A minority group of scientist who have the necessary skills and competence
      4. Only the superpowers who can afford the manufacture and sell weapons
      5. Only such of those nation who cannot afford to manufacture and sell weapons

      Ans : B

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