44. Reading Skills Comprehension: Opportunity

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OPPORTUNITY

(Railways, 1993)

Read the Passage carefully and answers the following Questions:-

Gandhi recognized that while all men should have equal opportunity, all did not have the same capacity. Some had the ability to earn more than others. But he believed that those who had talent would be performing the work of society if they used their talent wisely and well. Gandhi said that he would allow a man of intellect to earn more and not to suppress his talent. But it was his view that the bulk of his larger earnings should go to the common fund. Those with talent and opportunity would find their fulfilment as trustees. Gandhi extended this concept of trusteeship to cover all fields of life.

1. The title of the passage should be

(a) Gandhiji’s philosophy

(b) Gandhiji’s services

(c) Gandhiji’s views

 (d) Gandhiji’s character

2. According to Gandhi, one can serve society

(a) if he worked honestly

(b) if he earned well

 (c) if he is talented

(d) if he used his talent wisely

3. Gandhi never believed in

(a) political equality

 (b) social equality

(c) equality of opportunities

(d) complete equality in all respects

 4. The meaning of ‘Trustee’ is

(a) person having confidence

 (b) a person who has charge of the property in trust

 (c) a number of trusts

 (d) a state official who executes wills and trusts

ANSWERS:-

1. (c)

2. (d)

3. (d)

4. (b)

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