CAT 1990 Question Paper Question 154

Instructions

If the more articulate members of a community formed a coherent and united class with a common interest, democracy would probably replace in to the rule of that intelligent, educated minority; even as it is, the democracies of the modern world are much closer to this fate than they are to the much-canvassed dangers of mob rule. Far from oppressing the cultured minority, or any other minorities, democracy gives more of them more scope to have their way than any other system does. This is the lesson of experience. It might also have been derived from an analysis of the concept of democracy, if the concept had been accurately analyzed.

Question 154

The institution of democracy, in modern times

Solution

Refer to the following lines:"If the more articulate members of a community formed a coherent and united class with a common interest, democracy would probably replace in to the rule of that intelligent, educated minority; " Here the author mentions the present context where the rule is of educated minority whicha an be removed by a coherent and united class. Option D mentions this aspect of the answer.



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