Logical Reasoning - Theme Detection - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Theme Detection - Theme Detection (Q.No. 18)
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Each of the following questions contains a small paragraph followed by a question on it. Read each paragraph carefully and answer the question given below it.

The consumption of harmful drugs by the people can be prevented not only by banning their sale in the market but also by instructing users about their dangerous effects which they must understand for their safety. Also the drug addicts may be provided with proper medical facilities for their rehabilitation. This will help in scaling down the use of drugs.

The passage best supports the statement that consumption of harmful drugs -
are on increase in the society.
can always be reduced.
are due to lack of medical facilities.
can be eliminated with the help of banning their sale.
may be channelized through proper system.
Answer: Option
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23 comments Page 1 of 3.

Siddhesh Shinde said:   2 years ago
Option E is correct in my opinion.

Rishika said:   3 years ago
I think option B is correct

Menna Elnaggar said:   6 years ago
The word "help" may indicate that banning drugs sale is on a factor of eliminating it.

Meera said:   6 years ago
Option E, channelize means to hollow out something which has a close meaning to elimination, moreover, a number of measures have been discussed in the para, which should be seen as a collective entity, a plan.

Manoj said:   6 years ago
I agree B is the correct option.

MANISH YADAV said:   7 years ago
According to me, the answer should be B, we know that consumption can be reduced through these all rehabilitation process (but the gist was that it can be reduced).

Samneet said:   7 years ago
Option B is correct. As clearly written that consumption can be prevented which means reduced not eliminated. Also, it is impossible to eliminate anything.

Rajan kumar said:   8 years ago
According to me, the answer must be B. As whole passage is about how we can reduce the drug usage. Option D is just a way to reduce consumption but not the meaning of the whole para.

Ashish said:   9 years ago
In this passage, it is recommended that drugs addiction can be cure in any circumstances.

Matt said:   9 years ago
Drugs cannot be eliminated by simply banning sale because it generates greater profit for criminal organizations if they are illegal (less accessible); going hand-in-hand with people emotionally/mentally dependent on drugs.

As long as we are human; we have emotion. The moment we lose our emotion we will have no need to escape the negative emotions we experience; hence no longer needing drugs as an escape. Prohibition on alcohol didn't work, did it?

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