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10: whistle blowers
a: Satyendra Dubey
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Mulltiple Choice Questions for "Satyendra Dubey"


CHOOSE THE BEST CONTINUATION:

(1) When Satyendra phoned his driver from the station, the driver told him

(a) his car had no gasoline

(b) his car's battery had run down

(c) his car had been stolen

(d) his car had been in an accident


(2) When Satyendra went to inspect highway projects in Koderma he

(a) walked

(b) was driven by his driver

(c) got a ride with one of the truck drivers working on the road

(d) rode his bicycle


(3) Some of the road-building work was not being done with up-to-date equipment because

(a) no up-to-date equipment was available

(b) the contractors who were given the job had been lying about what equipment they had

(c) the contractors were worried about damaging their expensive equipment

(d) contractors who had been hired by the government were passing the work on to others



(4) When Satyendra was going to college in Allahabad

(a) he lived in a large room with many other students

(b) he lived by himself

(c) he lived with his aunt and uncle

(d) he lived with his parents



(5) Although the police did not agree, Satyendra's friends thought he had been murdered by

(a) soldiers

(b) a rickshaw driver

(c) robbers

(d) businessmen



(6) Satyendra went to work for the Indian goverment instead of a big corporation because

(a) he thought he could make more money that way

(b) he wanted to to do something for his country

(c) there were no jobs available at the big corporations

(d) he had friends in high places in the government



(7) The day before he was killed Satyendra had gone to

(a) a wedding

(b) a funeral

(c) a football game

(d) a meeting with some contractors



(8) Satyendra didn't sign the letter he sent to the Prime Minister because:

(a) he didn't want the Prime Minister to know who he was

(b) he didn't want his name to be published in a newspaper

(c) sending a letter to the Prime Minister was against the rules

(d) he knew the letter might be shown to other people