Reading Comprehension

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The passage primarily discusses:

A
The advantage of technology
B
Criticism of technology
C
The age of technology
D
The evaluation of the pros and cons of technology
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Select the option that best completes the sentence:
Adding genes to crops will _______________

A
Help in better crop- research
B
Make them resistant to insect attacks
C
Make the foods 'organic'
D
Give them a stable price in the markets
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The author calls sparrow a friendly bird because ______. 

A
They chirp in the backyard
B
They demand food
C
They eat from our hand
D
They have been among humans always
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The "______loudest public food fight ________" suggests that.

A
People do not like the Crop Scientists
B
Crop Scientists are almost fighting in the streets
C
There is a great competition in growing GMOs
D
There are strong protests against GMOs
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Surti's primary mission is to ________. 

A
Provide free plumbers
B
Check wastage of water
C
Supply free water
D
Close running taps
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People may be more willing to accept Surti's services as he ________.

A
Provides services assisted by a plumber
B
Runs a water conservation NGO
C
Is a local person from Mumbai
D
Is on a mission
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The story of Jyoti is an illustration of ______.

A
Rigidity of traditional families
B
Organization of street plays.
C
The spread of employment opportunities for widows
D
Crusade of a young girl for social change
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A major factor in Jyoti's success seems to be _______.

A
Social and economic development programmes
B
Sympathy and encouragement from her mother
C
Her own courage and determination
D
Support from her friends
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Which of the following statements show that watching sparrows was fun for the author?

A
Tiny beaks opened to morsels of food or worms sometimes regurgitated by the parent birds
B
Children sat gazing at them as they picked up grain or splashed about us in muddy water
C
They demanded food or water with their loud chirping
D
They live near our houses
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