Unseen Passage is an important constituent of the reading section. Students may do practice through following examples to improve their performance.
Q 1. What is the reason of becoming overconfident?
Q 2. What can overconfidence lead to?
Q 3. What is the formula to manage overconfidence?
Q 4. How being modest is helpful?
Q 5. What limitation thought process of overconfident people impose?
Q 6. Fill in the blanks with appropriate words/phrases.
(a) The reason lies in the ____ assessment of his capabilities
(b) They become unable to foresee ______ developments.
(c) They know ______ but they are unaware of other.
(d) Overconfident people are ______ at risk.
Q 7. Overconfident people
(I) Take into account only their planning
(II) Adopt a realistic approach
(III) Live within their own thoughts
(IV) Always at risk
Which of the above is correct
(a) Only I and II
(b) Only II and IV
(c) Only I, III and IV
(d) All the four
Q 8. Please write the word used in the passage as
- Synonym of ‘attacked’ (para 2)
- Antonym of ‘accepting’ (para 3)
- Antonym of ‘virtue’ (para 3)
- Antonym of ‘major’ (para 7)
|Competence||The ability to do something well,
Skill needed to do a job
|Disaster||Mistake, A big failure or destruction|
|Foresee||Understand in advance|
|Objective mind||Open mind, Without any prejudice|
|Modesty||Humility, Being humble and simple|
Q 1. What should educationists build up?
Q 2. What is considered bad for character?
Q 3. What has become an addiction for the West?
Q 4. When do many people feel distressed?
Q 5. What feelings are generated when people are away from their indulgence?
Q 6. How can children entertain themselves?
Q 7. What should educators do with their critical analysis of words used by propagandists?
Q 8. Fill in the blanks with appropriate words/phrases.
(a) Reliance on external stimulations is ______ for the character.
(b) Like the addict to a _____, they have to indulge their vice
|In the minds of their charge||To whom they can influence|
|Propagandist||One who spreads a propaganda, Exponent|
|Contrive||Devise, Design by planning cleverly|
|Bait their hooks||Catch their targets, Lure their targets|
|Ideological||Based on certain thoughts and principles|
|Morphinism||Dependence on addiction of morphine|
|Such a pass||Such a situation, Such a difficult level|
|Indulge||To involve in doing something|
|Abjectly||Meekly, Without any pride or respect|