7th Class English Comprehension Question Bank

done Comprehensions Based on Story/Incident

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  • question_answer1)

    Read the following passages carefully and answer the question that follows:
    Akbar had quarreled with Birbal and had asked him not to come to the palace again. Soon Akbar started missing Birbal and wanted him to be back, but could not find out where he was, Akbar hit upon a plan. He sent a message to all the villagers that he wants to wed the royal "well" and so they had to bring a bride to the capital immediately. The bride should also be a "well".
    The headmen of the various villages were alarmed at the impossible task and came rushing to the capital to apologise for their inability to move their wells. One man, Khaji, however came to discuss the details of the wedding, Khaji wanted to know whether the marriage ceremony would be conducted in the traditional manner. Akbar assured him that all the formalities would be observed. Khaji was happy and assured. Akbar that he would bring the bride (the well) to the gates of the city. Khaji added that according to the tradition, the bridegroom was to meet the bride at the village gates and take her into the city He also asked Akbar about the date of marriage so- that they could set out with the bridal party.
    Akbar was happy to hear all this. He realised, that such an intelligent idea could be thought out only by the fertile brain of Birbal and told Khaji that he did not want the well but the man who gave him the idea.
    Why did Akbar decide to perform the- marriage?
     

    A) He wanted to know how marriages are performed.

    B) He wanted to increase the water in his well.

    C) He wanted to test intelligence of the village headmen.

    D) He wanted to find out Birbal.

    E) None of these

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    Read the following passages carefully and answer the question that follows:
    Akbar had quarreled with Birbal and had asked him not to come to the palace again. Soon Akbar started missing Birbal and wanted him to be back, but could not find out where he was, Akbar hit upon a plan. He sent a message to all the villagers that he wants to wed the royal "well" and so they had to bring a bride to the capital immediately. The bride should also be a "well".
    The headmen of the various villages were alarmed at the impossible task and came rushing to the capital to apologise for their inability to move their wells. One man, Khaji, however came to discuss the details of the wedding, Khaji wanted to know whether the marriage ceremony would be conducted in the traditional manner. Akbar assured him that all the formalities would be observed. Khaji was happy and assured. Akbar that he would bring the bride (the well) to the gates of the city. Khaji added that according to the tradition, the bridegroom was to meet the bride at the village gates and take her into the city He also asked Akbar about the date of marriage so- that they could set out with the bridal party.
    Akbar was happy to hear all this. He realised, that such an intelligent idea could be thought out only by the fertile brain of Birbal and told Khaji that he did not want the well but the man who gave him the idea.
    Which of the following is not true in the context of the passage?
     

    A) According to Akbar, Birbal was the most intelligent man in his kingdom.

    B) Khaji thought of the idea that the marriage of wells should be conducted in a traditional manner.

    C) Akbar enjoyed Birbal company.

    D) The king's well was to be the bridegroom.

    E) None of these

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    Read the following passages carefully and answer the question that follows:
    Akbar had quarreled with Birbal and had asked him not to come to the palace again. Soon Akbar started missing Birbal and wanted him to be back, but could not find out where he was, Akbar hit upon a plan. He sent a message to all the villagers that he wants to wed the royal "well" and so they had to bring a bride to the capital immediately. The bride should also be a "well".
    The headmen of the various villages were alarmed at the impossible task and came rushing to the capital to apologise for their inability to move their wells. One man, Khaji, however came to discuss the details of the wedding, Khaji wanted to know whether the marriage ceremony would be conducted in the traditional manner. Akbar assured him that all the formalities would be observed. Khaji was happy and assured. Akbar that he would bring the bride (the well) to the gates of the city. Khaji added that according to the tradition, the bridegroom was to meet the bride at the village gates and take her into the city He also asked Akbar about the date of marriage so- that they could set out with the bridal party.
    Akbar was happy to hear all this. He realised, that such an intelligent idea could be thought out only by the fertile brain of Birbal and told Khaji that he did not want the well but the man who gave him the idea.
    Which of the following is true in thecontext of the passage?
     

    A) Akbar never quarrelled with others on small matters.

    B) Akbar ordered all the village headmen to find out BirbaL

    C) Every village headmen did not reach to Akbar's marriage on the same day.

    D) Khaji was to bring the bride to the village gates.

    E) None of these

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    Read the following passages carefully and answer the question that follows:
    Akbar had quarreled with Birbal and had asked him not to come to the palace again. Soon Akbar started missing Birbal and wanted him to be back, but could not find out where he was, Akbar hit upon a plan. He sent a message to all the villagers that he wants to wed the royal "well" and so they had to bring a bride to the capital immediately. The bride should also be a "well".
    The headmen of the various villages were alarmed at the impossible task and came rushing to the capital to apologise for their inability to move their wells. One man, Khaji, however came to discuss the details of the wedding, Khaji wanted to know whether the marriage ceremony would be conducted in the traditional manner. Akbar assured him that all the formalities would be observed. Khaji was happy and assured. Akbar that he would bring the bride (the well) to the gates of the city. Khaji added that according to the tradition, the bridegroom was to meet the bride at the village gates and take her into the city He also asked Akbar about the date of marriage so- that they could set out with the bridal party.
    Akbar was happy to hear all this. He realised, that such an intelligent idea could be thought out only by the fertile brain of Birbal and told Khaji that he did not want the well but the man who gave him the idea.
    Why did Akbar say that he did not want the well which Khaji was offering?
     

    A) Akbar did not like the demands which Khaji was making.

    B) Akbar's intention behind his plan to perform the marriage was fulfilled.

    C) There was not much water in the well.

    D) All of these

    E) None of these

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    Read the following passages carefully and answer the question that follows:
    Akbar had quarreled with Birbal and had asked him not to come to the palace again. Soon Akbar started missing Birbal and wanted him to be back, but could not find out where he was, Akbar hit upon a plan. He sent a message to all the villagers that he wants to wed the royal "well" and so they had to bring a bride to the capital immediately. The bride should also be a "well".
    The headmen of the various villages were alarmed at the impossible task and came rushing to the capital to apologise for their inability to move their wells. One man, Khaji, however came to discuss the details of the wedding, Khaji wanted to know whether the marriage ceremony would be conducted in the traditional manner. Akbar assured him that all the formalities would be observed. Khaji was happy and assured. Akbar that he would bring the bride (the well) to the gates of the city. Khaji added that according to the tradition, the bridegroom was to meet the bride at the village gates and take her into the city He also asked Akbar about the date of marriage so- that they could set out with the bridal party.
    Akbar was happy to hear all this. He realised, that such an intelligent idea could be thought out only by the fertile brain of Birbal and told Khaji that he did not want the well but the man who gave him the idea.
    Why did Khaji come to meet Akbar?
     

    A) He wanted to know whether the marriage would be performed in a traditional manner.

    B) He wanted to know whether the bridegroom would come to his village gate to receive the bride.

    C) He wanted to know why Akbar had thought of the marriage between wells.

    D) He wanted to know when the marriage ceremony was to be held.

    E) None of these

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    At that time everyone believed that the earth was at the centre of the universe. But Copernicus realised that this picture did not agree with astronomical observations. He found out that the Sun was at the centre with all the planets moving around it. He said that our earth takes a year to travel around the Sun. It revolves once every 24 hours. Copernicus believed that the planets moved around the Sun in perfect circles. Fifty years later, Kepler used the extremely accurate measurements of Tycho Brahe to show that they do not.
    Copernicus's belief that the Sun was at the centre of the universe was based on:

    A) common sense.

    B) his astronomical observations,

    C) mathematical calculations.

    D) observations of other astronomers,

    E) None of these

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    At that time everyone believed that the earth was at the centre of the universe. But Copernicus realised that this picture did not agree with astronomical observations. He found out that the Sun was at the centre with all the planets moving around it. He said that our earth takes a year to travel around the Sun. It revolves once every 24 hours. Copernicus believed that the planets moved around the Sun in perfect circles. Fifty years later, Kepler used the extremely accurate measurements of Tycho Brahe to show that they do not.
    The belief that the earth was at the centre of the universe was held at that time by:

    A) Everybody

    B) Copernicus

    C) The uneducated persons

    D) Tycho brahe

    E) None of these

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    At that time everyone believed that the earth was    at the centre of the universe. But Copernicus realised that this picture did not agree with astronomical observations. He found out that the Sun was at the centre with all the planets moving  around it. He said that our earth takes a year to travel around the Sun. It revolves once every 24 hours. Copernicus believed that the planets moved around the Sun in perfect circles. Fifty years later, Kepler used the extremely accurate measurements of Tycho Brahe to show that they do not.
    Copernicus's belief that the planets moved in perfect circles:
     

    A) was self-evidently wrong.

    B) was perfectly correct.

    C) was based on astronomical observations.

    D) was proved wrong on further astronomical observations.

    E) None of these

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