Verbal Ability - Comprehension - Discussion

Nehru's was a many sided personality. He enjoyed reading and writing books as much as he enjoyed fighting political and social evils or residing tyranny. In him, the scientist and the humanist were held in perfect balance. While he kept looking at special problems from a scientific standpoint. He never forgot that we should nourish the total man. As a scientist, he refused to believe in a benevolent power interested in men's affairs. but, as a self proclaimed non-believer, he loved affirming his faith in life and the beauty of nature. Children he adored. Unlike Wordsworth, he did not see him trailing clouds of glory from the recent sojourn in heaven. He saw them as a blossoms of promise and renewal, the only hope for mankind.


In this passage, 'a benevolent power interested in men's affairs' means

[A]. a supernatural power of god
[B]. beauty of nature
[C]. the spirit of science
[D]. the total man

Answer: Option A


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Shaibaz Patel said: (Sep 9, 2015)  
I thought answer is D. Read the passage carefully.

Shubham said: (Jan 18, 2017)  
Agree @Shaibaz.

Nidhi said: (Aug 20, 2017)  
Can anyone explain this, please.

Sheetal Jangale said: (Jan 7, 2018)  
Why not option D?

Devesh said: (Nov 16, 2018)  
Please explain it clearly to get it.

Ali Asgar said: (Dec 22, 2018)  
It means that as scientists do not believe in godly power and superstition, so Nehru did. He believed that problems could be sorted by discussion and thinking over it deeply instead of crying before god. That's why option (A) is correct.

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