Read the below passage carefully and answer the questions:
The government of an island nation is in the process of deciding how to spend its limited income. It has $7 million left in its budget and eight programs to choose among. There is no provision in the constitution to have a surplus, and each program has requested the minimum amount they need; in other words, no program may be partially funded. The programs and their funding requests are:
* Hurricane preparedness: $2.5 million
* Harbor improvements: $1 million
* School music program: $0.5 million
* Senate office building remodeling: $1.5 million
* Agricultural subsidy program: $2 million
* National radio: $0.5 million
* Small business loan program: $3 million
* International airport: $4 million
1. If the legislature decides to fund the agricultural subsidy program, national radio, and the small business loan program, the only other single program that can be funded is
A. harbor improvements.
B. senate office building remodeling.
C. international airport.
D. hurricane preparedness.
E. school music program.
2. Senators from urban areas are very concerned about assuring that there will be funding for a new international airport. Senators from rural areas refuse to fund anything until money for agricultural subsidies is appropriated. If the legislature funds these two programs, on which of the following could they spend the rest of the money?
A. hurricane preparedness
B. small business loan program
C. national radio and senate office building remodeling
D. the school music program and national radio
E. harbor improvements and the school music program
3. If the legislature decides to fund the agricultural subsidy program, national radio, and the small business loan program, what two other programs could they fund?
A. hurricane preparedness and international airport
B. hurricane preparedness and school music program
C. harbor improvements and international airport
D. harbor improvements and hurricane preparedness
E. harbor improvements and school music program