Unseen Passage is an important constituent of the reading section. Students may do practice through following examples to improve their performance.
Q 1. According to author, what can change human life in Third World countries?
Q 2. What has been considered as the worst tragedy in above passage?
Q 3.What has been legacy of freedom struggle of India?
Q 4. How cities of ancient Indian have been described?
Q 5. How cities of modern Indian have been described?
Q 6. Why Gandhiji started ‘Go to Village Movement’?
Q 7.Please fill in the blanks –
- Every ray of hope has gone ______ of their lives.
- Thus it had its __________ in the freedom struggle
Q 8. Which of the following is not synonymous to rural life in underdeveloped countries
(b) Ill health
(d) Poor education
Q 9. Please write word / phrases from the passage which is antonym of following words
- Similar (para 1)
- Followers (para 2)
- Strengthening (para 3)
- End (para 4)
|Stagnating||Being constant, Not changing|
|Ameliorate||Improve a bad condition or situation|
|Quadruped||Animal having four feet|
|State of affairs||Condition|
|Inevitable||Assured, Something that will certainly happen|
|Legacy||Guiding principle, Tradition|
|Custodian||Guardian, Responsible for taking care or protecting|
|Imperial||Royal, of or relating to an empire|
|Integral part||Essential part|
|Parasites||A person who lives at the cost of others|
|Preying on||Hunting, Killing others|
Q 1. What might be a limitation of an intellectual person?
Q 2. What according to the passage are demands of intelligence?
Q 3. How can one transform from knowledge to knowing?
Q 4. What would the ability to act intelligently result into?
Q 5. What would the plight of an individual without basic intelligence?
Q 6. What would meditation provide to an individual?
Q 7. Fill in the following blank with appropriate words/phrases
(a) Intelligence is the basic knowledge of life which is _______ into knowing.
(b) This being in the present brings the _______ back to harmony.
(c) Intelligence strengthens the integrations and ______ of the individual.
(d) Without compassion, all intelligence is ________.
Q 8. Find the word from the passage that is synonym to the words given below.
(a) more (para 2)
(b) means (para 3)
(c) drives away (para 5)
(d) skill (para 8)
|Integral||Essential, Intrinsic, Inherent|
|Fulfilment||Feeling of achievement or happiness|
|Inquisitive||Curious, Being eager to find out|
|Supple||Flexible, Agile, Graceful|
|Bliss||Complete happiness, Pleasure|
|Observant||Alert, Quick to notice, Attentive|
|Harmony||Good arrangements of parts, Peacefulness|
|Prejudices||Preconceived thoughts, Bias|
|Conscious||Intentional, Well thought of|
|Transcend||Overcome, Surpass, Exceed,|
|Compassion||Sympathy or kindness towards others|