28. Reading Skills Comprehension: Experimental Skill

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EXPERIMENTAL SKILL

S.N. Bose’s experimental skill was not confined to physics alone. His energy had been channelized in several directions.  One direction in which his energy flowed more consistently than in any other was the popularization of science. In a newly independent country like India, determined to develop her industries as quickly as possible, there was every danger of leadership in scientific research falling into the hands of those whom C.P. Snow has called ‘slide-rule’ scientists. As a safeguard against this, even before independence, Bose found a scientific journal in Bengali, Binna Parichaya, to spread scientific knowledge among the common people.

1. Bose could allow his energy to flow successfully in several directions. Bose was, thus,

 (a) a vivacious man               

(b) an energetic man

 (c) a versatile man                 

 (d) a virulent man

2. S.N. Bose made a major contribution to the spread of scientific knowledge among common people

(a) by channelizing his energies in several directions

 (b) by consistently working for the popularization of science

(c) by becoming a ‘slide-rule’ scientist

(d) by founding a scientific journal in Bengali

 3. It is learnt from the passage that India, immediately after becoming independent, sought to progress

(a) by means of industrialization

 (b) by means of popularization of science

(c) by encouraging scientists like S.N. Bose

(d) by offering the leadership of scientific research to slide-rule scientists

4. A ‘slide-rule’ scientist is likely to be interested in

(a) spreading scientific knowledge among common people

(b) diverting his energy in several channels

 (c) depriving common people of scientific knowledge

(d) carrying on scientific research on stereotyped ideas

5. S.N. Bose’s scientific journal Binna Parichaya must have come out

 (a) before 1947                      

(b) after 1947

(c) between 1947 and 1957   

(d) after 1957

ANSWERS:-

1. (c)

2. (b)

3. (a)

4. (d)

 5. (a)

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