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Directions (1-5) : Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below it in the context of the passage.

Science and Technology have relieved mankind of degrading drudgery. They have added to man's comfort, health and enjoyment of existence. The average life-span of a man on earth has been greatly increased. Science has added to the dignity and stature of the individual. When man is relieved from the battle for physical safety, has becomes a little creator. Every challenge of science has added to man's moral stature. As we find that the world is much more wonderful than we ever dreamed it to be, we are led into new fields of awareness, new ranges of attainment, a new realisation of destiny. New knowledge is both a challenge and an opportunity. ‘For it is not yet known what man may be'. He must therefore, without haste and without rest, strive to reach the quality of human greatness, that is, greatness in humanity.

Question-2 : New knowledge is both a challenge and opportunity because it—


has opened up new fields of activities


has made man self-confident


has increased man's potentiality exceedingly


has increased man's curiosity about things around him