Hu ma n b e in g s ca n co lo n iz e o th e r p la n

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Unformatted text preview: co lo n iz e o th e r p la n e ta ry s ys te ms o n a re g u la r a n d o n g o in g b a s is to a cco mmo d a te a g ro w in g p o p u la tio n e .No t Atte mp te d 12. The com pany's coffee crop for 1998-99 totalled 8079 tonnes , an all tim e record. The increas e over the previous year's production of 5830 tonnes was 38.58%. The previous highes t crop was 6089 tonnes in 1970-7 1. The com pany had fixed a target of 8000 tonnes to be realized by the year 2000-01, and this has been achieved two years earlier, thanks to the em phas is laid on the key areas of irrigation, replacem ent of unproductive coffee bus hes , intens ive refilling and im proved agricultural practices . It is now our endeavour to reach the target of 10000 tonnes in the year 2001-02. Which one of the following would contribute m os t to m aking the target of I 0000 tonnes in 2001-02 unrealis tic? a . Th e p o te n tia l o f th e p ro d u ctivity e n h a n cin g me a s u re s imp le me n te d u p to n o w h a s b e e n e xh a u s te d . b . Th e to ta l co mp a n y la n d u n d e r co ffe e h a s re ma in e d co n s ta n t s in ce 1 9 6 9 w h e n a n e s ta te in th e Nilg iri Hills w a s a cq u ire d . c. Th e s e n s itivity o f th e cro p to clima tic fa cto rs ma ke s p re d ictio n s a b o u t p ro d u ctio n u n ce rta in . d . Th e ta rg e t-s e ttin g p ro ce d u re s in th e co mp a n y h a ve b e e n p ro ve d to b e s o u n d b y th e a ch ie ve me n t o f th e 8 0 0 0 to n n e ta rg e t. e .No t Atte mp te d 13. Anim als in general are s hrewd in proportion as they cultivate s ociety. Elephants and beavers s how the greates t s igns of this s agacity when they are together in large num bers , but when m an invades their com m unities they los e all their s pirit of indus try. Am ong ins ects , the labours of the bee and the ant have attracted the attention and adm iration of naturalis ts , but all their s agacity s eem s to be los t upon s eparation, and a s ingle bee or ant s eem s des titute of every degree of indus try. It becom es the m os t s tupid ins ect im aginable,, and it languis hes and s oon dies . Which of the following can be inferred from the above pas s age? a . Hu ma n kin d is re s p o n s ib le fo r th e d e s tru ctio n o f th e n a tu ra l h a b ita t o f a n ima ls a n d in s e cts . b . An ima ls , in g e n e ra l, a re u n a b le to fu n ctio n e ffe ctive ly o u ts id e th e ir n o rma l s o cia l e n viro n me n t. c. Na tu ra lis ts h a ve g re a t a d mira tio n fo r b e e s a n d a n ts , d e s p ite th e ir la ck o f in d u s try u p o n s e p a ra tio n . d . E le p h a n ts a n d b e a ve rs a re s ma rte r th a n b e e s a n d a n ts in th e p re s e n ce o f h u ma n b e in g s e .No t Atte mp te d DIRECTIONS for questions 14 and 15: For each of the two ques tions , indicate which of the s tatem ents given, with that particular ques tion is cons is tent with the des cription of the uns eas onable m an in the pas s age below. Uns eas onablenes s is a ten...
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