12th October, 2016 (CSAT)


Directions (Qs. 1 & 2): Answers should be based on the information given below:

Giving computer education in primary schools is a waste of money. Some private schools fleece parents in the name of computer education. Government should better use its resources in appointing more teachers and creating facilities. Children in primary schools are too young to learn how to use computers effectively. They need to learn the basics like numbers, arithmetic, reading and writing.


1. Which of the following, if true, would strengthen the speaker’s argument ?

(a) Cost of ownership of computers is very high

(b) A recent report suggests that computers can hamper holistic growth of children

(c) Research on the effect of internet on children

(d) Examples of high school students who use computers to visit adult web-sites


2. Which of the following, if true, would weaken the speaker’s argument ?

(a) Computers can be used to enhance learning in arithmetic and language

(b) A study on preference of general public towards computers in primary schools

(c) Report on computer illiteracy among teachers

(d) Students in USA have designed a new microchip

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