Which of the Following is Not Implied by the Above Passage? - Logical Reasoning

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'Poverty is ... more restrictive and limiting than anything else. It poverty and low standards continue then democracy, for all its fine institutions and ideals, ceases to be a liberating force. It must therefore aim continuously at the eradication of poverty and its companion unemployment. In other words, political democracy is not enough. It must develop into economic democracy also'. 

Which of the following is not implied by the above passage?

Options

  • Democracy has ceased to be a liberating force

  • Democracies should aim to eliminate poverty

  • Poverty and unemployment go hand in hand

  • Political democracy should develop into economic democracy.

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Solution

Democracy has ceased to be a liberating force

Explanation:

It is stated that ‘democracy has ceased to be a liberating force’. Thus, the answer fails to convey the meaning implied in the argument and is incorrect.

Concept: Statement and Arguments (Entrance Exam)
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