Unseen Passage is an important constituent of the reading section. Students may do practice through following examples to improve their performance.
Q 1. When was Sahitya Akademi inaugurated? Who was its first chairperson?
Q 2. When was award started for English? Who was the first person to receive award in English and what was his work?
Q 3. In which year awards were first given? What was the amount of award?
Q 4. How many members are there in the committee that selects awardee? Who selects committee members?
Q 5. Fill in the blanks –
- The most recent languages added are _________ and ________
- The Akademi gets the winning book translated into several ____ languages
Q 6. Which of the following award is not given by Sahitya Akademi
(a) Bhasha Samman
(b) Yuva Samman
(c) Bal Sahitya Puraskar
Q 7. In addition to prize money, what more is done by the Akedemi for the writer and the book?
Q 8. Which word in the first para is synonym of ‘declares’?
Q 9. Which word in the third para is synonym of ‘reputation’?
|Premier||Top-ranking, Leading, Foremost|
|Recipient||One who receives|
|Autonomous||That functions independently|
|Eligible||Having necessary qualification|
|Anthology||Collection of writings|
|Annotation||Comments, Explanatory notes|
|Despite||In spite of|
|Coveted||Sought after, Strongly desired by many|
Q 1. Why is attitude more important than the work we do?
Q 2. When does the work truly cease? Upto what age we continue to do work?
Q 3. What should be our outlook while doing work?
Q 4. When does work become worship?
Q 5. Fill in blanks with appropriate word
(a) Even sitting idle or lying in bed is an ______, a work.
(b) What is in our hands is how to _______ to the work we do.
(c) Here we are offering our _____ to God.
Q 7. Write antonyms of following words from the passage
(a) ‘starts’ (para 1)
(b) ‘killing’ (para 2)
(c) ‘boredom’ (para 3)
(d) ‘deny’ (para 4)
Q 8. Which of the following is an example of work
IV Formation of new cells
(a) I only
(b) I and II only
(c) I, II and III only
(d) I, II, III and IV
|Blinking||Closing and opening of eye|
|House help||One who helps in works of house|
|Irritated||Having a feeling of anger, Uncomfortable|
Annoyed because not able to achieve what you want