Reading Comprehension - Class 10 English - Extra Questions
Based on your reading of the passage, complete the following sentence: The training for the adventure trip on cycle included _________ .
The training for the adventure trip on cycle included 'two 160 kilometers a day back-to-back' training.
Write one use of computers.
The passage states that a computer can be used to provide information on how best to prevent traffic jams. This is one of the uses of computers.
Kangaroos are mainly found in Australia and are __________ .
From the passage we can deduce that Kangaroos are big-footed marsupials; mainly found in Australia.
How can one manage over confidence?
The passage says that the formula to manage over-confidence is pretty simple. The writer says that in order to manage over-confidence one must discuss a matter objectively with other informed people before taking a final decision and when you realize that you are "about to go off the path" you must accept it and say that you were wrong.
What is needed to achieve anything worthwhile?
As per the passage, a well-planned approach is needed to achieve anything worthwhile in life, as can be inferred from the lines 'Life is complicated ---------- worthwhile.'
Based on the passage, answer the following question in $$30-40$$ words: What did great men have in plenty to rise to the peak of success? Give any two examples.
Two things that great men had in plenty were: high spirit and punctuality. One should always have a high spirit, because its lack leads to an inferiority complex, obstructing the path to success. Only the punctual and committed have succeeded in life.
Complete the following with help from the passage: The suitable climatic conditions for the henna plant ________________.
The suitable climatic conditions for the henna plant are both hot and cold conditions.
The answer is derived from the information in the passage: "The
plant grows in hot and dry climes..."
On the basis of your reading of the above passage, answer the following question in 30-40 words each. Which two pieces of advice does the writer give to the parents?
The advice that writer gives to parents are:
1. Listen to their children and their silences.
2. Ensure that they take time aside for them and insist them to share their stories with them.
Why do today's children want more?
The passage explains that children of the present want more because of increasing desire. Their priorities lie in gaining luxury (such as MP3 players and flat-screen TVs) which they try to acquire through complete manipulation and strategy.
Describe how the pilot of the Mosquito aircraft guided the narrator to land, in not more than 100 words. Failure to keep within the word limit will be penalized.
The narrator plunged head of the mosquito only to pull back the throttle so as to reduce the engine speed almost to a whistle, to help in the descent. At three hundred feet, the other pilot pulled out ahead so as to guide the narrator. From a distance of eighty feet, the other pilot indicated to the narrator to lower the undercarriage. Then the other pilot indicated to the narrator about another descent. For the next two or three minutes, the other pilot held on to his position, before straightening out suddenly and then indicating the narrator to dive. Lastly, the other pilot dipped into the fog bank ahead of the narrator to guide the latter to a successful landing.
Why is the disease TIP so serious?
The disease TIP is serious because if it gets worsened, one could internally bleed to death.
What does the passage predict about the fear of scarcity of food?
The extract states that the fear of scarcity of food is baseless because food production has kept up with global population. People starve not because food is scarce, but because they can't afford to buy it.