Question - 1
Directions (1-5): Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below it.
German statesman Otto von Bismarck once observed that politics is the art of the possible. This aphorism can be usefully extended to include planning. Planning should be done on the basis of whatever is available to you. This means to plan on the basis of what remains. Such planning can be termed as ‘planning based on remnants'.
In chalking out a course of action, people are generally obsessed with the concept of totality. They want to have things in totality and are reluctant to accept the fulfilment of their goals in any partial way. But thinking along these lines goes against the law of nature. The realistic formula in this regard is that if the total is not achievable, one should be content with achieving just a part. There are nations in many parts of the world which were eager to achieve things in totality, but failed in their ambition-even after a struggle lasting a hundred years.
Question: ‘Planning based on remnant's means-