In the world have we made health an end in itself ? We have forgotten that health is really a means to enable a person to do his work and do it well. A lot of modern medicine is concerned with promotion of good health. Many patients as well as many physicians pay very little attention to health; but very much attention to health makes some people imagine that they are ill. Our great concern with health is shown by the medical columns in newspaper, the health articles in popular magazines and the popularity of the television programme and all those books on medicine we talk about health all the time. Yet for the most only result is more people with imaginary illnesses. The healthy man should not be wasting any time talking about health, he should be using health for work, the work he does and the work that good health makes possible.

1. Modern medicine is primarily-concerned with

promotion of good health

people suffering from imaginary illnesses

people suffering from real illnesses

increased efficiency in work

2. A healthy man should be concerned with

his work which good health makes possible

looking after his health

his health which makes work possible

talking about health

3. Talking about health all the time makes people

always suffer from imaginary illnesses

sometimes suffer from imaginary illnesses

rarely suffer from imaginary illnesses

often suffer from imaginary illnesses

4. The passage suggests that

health is an end in itself

health is a blessing

health is only a means to an end

we should not talk about health

5. The passage tells us

how medicines should be manufactured

what a healthy man should or should not do

what the television programmes should be about

how best to imagine illnesses