Directions (Q.Nos. 1-5) Read the following passage carefully and choose the best answer to question out of the four alternatives.
Acquisitive nature has become the hallmark of people in modem times. If a neighbour possesses a kitchen gadget like a mixer or a grinder, we too have the desire to own the same. All efforts are geared to make this purchase, whether the item is essential or not. Shopkeepers vie with each other to sell these things. It is as if the whole world has conspired to sell the mixer or grinder to me whether I want it or not. Of course, my wife wants it.