21) Which of the following cannot be said about structural adjustmen
- 1) It is the World Bankâ€™s free market ideology adapted by Asian countries.
- 2) Under this strategy public sector investment in priority sectors is discouraged.
- 3) As a development strategy it has failed in Africa.
- 4) With this strategy there has been a lack of adequate investment in critical sectors.
22) Why is the author optimistic about Africaâ€™s future
- 1) Africa has decided to adopt a structural adjustment ideology which has benefited many nations.
- 2) China has urged the World Bank to waive the interest on its loans to Africa.
- 3) Africa has committed itself to adopting Chinaâ€™s strategy for economic growth.
- 4) The World Bank has committed itself to invest huge sums in Africaâ€™s development.
23) What advice has the author given the World Ban
- 1) Adopt a more practical ideology of structural adjustment.
- 2) Change its ideology to one encouraging both public and private sector investment in basic infrastructure.
- 3) Reduce the influence of the US and Britain in its functioning.
- 4) Support Chinaâ€™s involvement in developing Africa.
24) The author is primarily concerned with discussin
- 1) the importance of having accurate information about the effects of drugs
- 2) methods for testing the effects of new drugs on humans
- 3) procedures for determining the long-term effects of new drugs
- 4) attempts to curb the abuse of prescription drugs
25) The author implies that a drug with adverse side effect
- 1) will not be approved for use by consumers without a doctorâ€™s prescription
- 2) must wait for approval until lengthy studies prove the effects are not permanent
- 3) should be used only if its therapeutic value outweighs its adverse effects
- 4) should be withdrawn from the marketplace pending a government investigation
26) Which of the following can be inferred from the given passag
- 1) A centralized drug oversight function would improve public health.
- 2) Most physicians are not aware that prescription drugs have side effects.
- 3) Some rare adverse drug effects are not discovered during the limited testing.
- 4) Consumers are seldom unable to understand directions for proper use of a drug.
27) The author introduces the example of thalidomide to show that som
- 1) drug testing procedures are ignored by careless laboratory workers
- 2) drugs do not have the same actions in humans that they do in animals
- 3) drugs have no therapeutic value for humans
- 4) drugs are prescribed by physicians who have not read the manufacturerâ€™s recommendations
28) The author of the passage regards current drug investigation procedures a
- 1) important but generally ineffectual
- 2) lackadaisical and generally in need of improvement
- 3) comprehensive but generally unnecessary
- 4) necessary and generally effective
29) The author is most probably leading up to a discussion of some suggestions about how t
- 1) centralize authority for drug surveillance among international agencies
- 2) centralize authority for drug surveillance in the United States
- 3) coordinate better the sharing of information among the drug surveillance agencies
- 4) improve drug testing procedures to detect dangerous effects before drugs are approved
30) The author relies on which of the following in developing the passag
- 1) Examples
- 2) Statistics
- 3) Analogy
- 4) Rhetorical questions