Exercise 35

Instructions to Solve
In the world today we make health and end in itself. We have forgotten that health is really means to enable a person to do his work and do it well. a lot of modern medicine and this includes many patients as well as many physicians pays very little attention to health but very much attention to those who imagine that they are ill. Our great concern with health is shown by the medical columns in newspapers. the health articles in popular magazines and the popularity of television programmes and all those books on medicine. We talk about health all the time. Yet for the most part the only result is more people with imaginary illness. The healthy man should not be wasting time talking about health: he should be using health for work. The work does the work that good health possible.

Question 1 :

Modern medicine is primarily concerned with

A). promotion of good health
B). people suffering from imaginary illness
C). people suffering from real illness
D). increased efficiency in work
Answer : Option B

Question 2 :

The passage suggests that

A). health is an end in itself
B). health is blessing
C). health is only means to an end
D). we should not talk about health
Answer : Option C

Question 3 :

Talking about the health all time makes people

A). always suffer from imaginary illness
B). sometimes suffer from imaginary illness
C). rarely suffer from imaginary illness
D). often suffer from imaginary illness
Answer : Option D

Question 4 :

The passage tells us

A). how medicine should be manufactured
B). what healthy man should or should not do
C). what television programmes should be about
D). how best to imagine illness
Answer : Option B

Question 5 :

A healthy man should be concerned with

A). his work which good health makes possible
B). looking after his health
C). his health which makes work possible
D). talking about health
Answer : Option A