Mock Practice Test-8
Read each of the following passages and answer the items that follow. Your answers to these items should be based on the passages only.
Dr. S. Radhakrishnan, the illustrious philosopher statesman of India, was one of the greatest ones of our motherland. He cautioned the world against the domination of science in society. It is erroneous to claim that scientific knowledge would bring with it perpetual progress and a steady improvement in human relations. The recent period of great scientific achievements he also increased human misery: two world wars, concentration camps, atoms destruction, cold war, deadly wars in the middle east, Persian Gulf and at many other places in the world. Growth in human wisdom has not been commensurate with the increase in scientific knowledge and power. The fear of universal destruction hangs over the world. There is a feeling of disenchantment, anxiety and even despair. Science has failed to liberate man from the tyranny of his own nature. Mankind is passing through a critical period and an education of the human spirit has become essential. In order to remake society, man has to remake himself. If humanity is to survive, man must integrate his knowledge with a social responsibility.
Man is despaired of science because
A Science has given too much knowledge
B Science has brought him excessive material comforts
C He has become a captive of science
D He is confronted with the nightmare of total annihilation of world