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CTET English Comprehension 1 Question Answer Practices Set

CTET English Comprehension 1 Question Answer Practices Set

CTET English Comprehension 1 Question Answer Practices Set

Directions – this is a test principally to determine candidate’s ability to remember main ideas and significant details. Read the following passages carefully and mark out the correct answers form among the multiple choices given below each question in every passage.

CTET English Comprehension 1 Question Answer Practices Set
CTET English Comprehension 1 Question Answer Practices Set

English Comprehension (V)

What are the good parts of our civilization? First and foremost there are order and safety. If today I have a quarrel with another man. I do not get beaten merely because I am physically weaker and he can kick me down. I go to law, and the law will decide as fairly as it can between the two of us. Thus in disputes between man and man right has taken the place of might. Moreover, the law protects me from robbery and violence. Nobody

may come and break into my house goods or run off with my children. O there are burglars, but they are very rare, and the law punishes them whenever it catches them.

It is difficult for us to realize how much this safety means. Without safety these higher acti – vities of mankind which make up civilization could not go on. The inventor could not inver the scientist find out or the artist make things. Hence, order and safety, although they not themselves civilization are things wil which civilization would be impossible. They ary to our civilization as the air we breathe is to us, and we have grown so used them that we do not notice them any more than notice the air.

Another great achievement of our civilization is that today civilized men are largely free from the fear of pain. They still fall ill, but illness is longer the terrible thing it used to be…. Not do men and women enjoy better health; they live longer than they ever did before, and they have a much better chance of growing up…. Thirdly, our civilization is more secure than any that have gone before it. This is because it is much more widely spread…. Previous civilizations were specialized and limited, they were like oases in a desert.

CTET English Comprehension 1 Question Answer in English 

  1. What is the first merit of our civilization?

(A) Material advancement

(B) Cultural advancement

(C) Development of science

(D) Order and safety

(E) Spiritualism has become a way of life

  1. Now-a-days a physically weak man is provided protection by:

(A) The group whose membership he opts for

(B) The law

(C) His wit and wisdom

(D) His cunningness

(E) His friend and supporters

  1. In olden days the rule of life was:

(A) Right

(B) Might

(C) Spiritualism

(D) Money

(E) None of these

  1. The essential condition for the promotion higher activities of life is

(A) Dedication on the part of those who practise them

(B) Economic freedom

(C) Safety

(D) State support

(E) Encouragement and appreciation

  1. What according to the author, is the second merit of the present civilization?

(A) Development of means of transport and communication

(B) Space research

(C) Freedom from drudgery

(D) Freedom from the fear of pain

(E) Mental enlightenment of the people

6 What according to the author has the freedom from the fear of pair led to?

(A) Better health

(B) Devotion to duty

(C) Abundant leisure

(D) Increased cultural pursuits

(E) None of these

  1. The third merit of the present civilization, according to the author, is:

(A) The present civilization is founded on justice

(B) The present civilization has liberal outlook on life

(C) The present civilization has provided more leisure

(D) The present civilization is more wide spread in the sense that large number of people are civilized now than ever before

(E) The present civilization is more secure than any that has gone before

  1. “They were like oases in a desert’ what does it mean?

(A) Previous civilizations were more attractive than the present civilization

(B) Previous civilizations were confined to a very limited area while barbarians were far larger in number

(C) Previous civilizations were shortlived

(D) Previous civilizations were attractive from outside only

(E) Previous civilizations were nature based

  1. The present civilization:

(A) Begins from 15th century

(B) Begins from 16th century

(C) Begins from 17th century

(D) Begins from 18th century

(E) Has no fixed date for its inception

  1. The most appropriate title to the above passage may be:

(A) The merits of the Previous Civilizations

(B) The Defects of the Present Civilizations

(C) Merits and Demerits of the Present Civi lizations

(D) The Limitations of the Previous Civi lizations

(E) The Wonder That is the Modern Civi lization 

CTET English Comprehension 1 Practices Model Paper Set

Pick out the most appropriate equivalent (synonym) of the following words taken from the above passage: 1

  1. Disputes :

(A) Disruptions

(B) Divisions

(C) Diversions

(D) Quarrels

(E) Divergences

  1. Might:

(A) Force

(B) Weakness

(C) Cowardice

(D) Bravery

(E) Power

  1. Rare:

(A) Profuse

(B) Limited

(C) Measured

(D) Unmeasured

(E) Uncalculated

  1. Notice:

(A) See

(B) Wam

(C) Presage

(D) Decry

(E) Descry

  1. Secure :

(A) Safe

(B) Defended

(C) Profuse

(D) Dangerous

(E) Protected

CTET English Comprehension 1 Question Answer Practices Model Sample Paper 

Pick out the most appropriate words exactly opposite in meaning of the following words taken from the above passage: 

  1. Foremost:

(A) Hind most

(B) Unimportant

(C) Disposed

(D) Mature

(E) Premature

  1. Protects:

(A) Defends

(B) Deprives

(C) Deserts

(D) Devises

(E) Secures

  1. Beautiful:

(A) Wonderful

(B) Graceful

Answers (5)

  1. (D) 2.          (B)       3.         (B)       4.         (C)       5.         (D)       6.         (A)       7.         (E)        8.         (B)          9.          (E)        10.       (A)       11.       (D)       12.       (E)        13.       (A)       14.       (A)       15.       (A)        16.        (B)       17.       (C)       18.       (C)       19.       (D)       20.       (E)

Explanations (V)

  1. Without order and safety no nation can progress. Every citizen must be free from danger of violence and plunder
  2. Lew protects every individual. No group of friends can protect our interest as low can Legal remedy is the best remedy.
  3. Freedom from the fear of pain means freedom from illness and disease. Medical science is so much developed that we are free from the danger of ill-health.
  4. Previous of ancient civilization were and oasis in the desert. They were not wide spread. Hence they lacked security.

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