CTET Paper Level 2 Comprehension 1 Practices Question Answer in English

CTET Paper Level 2 Comprehension 1 Practices Question Answer in English

CTET Paper Level 2 Comprehension 1 Practices Question Answer in English

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 Paper Level 2 Comprehension 1 Practices Question Answer in English

English Comprehension (IV)

On the death of Alexander the great his vast empire was almost immediately broken up into three main divisions. In the East, his General Seleucus Nikator founded an empire comprising Persia, Mesopotamia, Syria and part of Asia Minor, that is, almost all the area from the Hellespont to the Indus. The capital of this empire was Antioch, which became one of the greatest Commercial centres of those times, through which handise for Arabia, India and China flowed the Mediterranean.

The second division of the Alexandrian empire was the Graeco-Egyptian kingdom founded Prolemy I, another general of Alexander. Its Chief city was Alexandria which, with its safe ir and splendid library, became for a long the most important centre of Greek civiliza tion culture in the ancient world.

The third and the smallest division was don, ruled by Autigonus and his successor, had partial control over Greece till 146 B.C. at year Greece was made a Roman province er name of Achaea. Later, both Syria and Egypt were also conquered by the Romans.

CTET Paper Level 2 Comprehension 1 Practices Model Paper in Hindi

  1. When Alexander died, his empire:

(A) Was disintegrated to several pieces

(B) Was broken into three divisions

(C) Was expanded by his son

(D) Went totally out of existence

(E) Did not die but remained intact to continue for several centuries thereafter.

  1. Seleucus Nikator founded an empire in the:

(A) South

(B) West

(C) East

(D) North

(E) North-West

  1. Which of the following was not included in the empire of Seleucus Nikator?

(A) Persia

(B) Egypt

(C) Mesopotamia

(D) Syria

(E) Part of Asia Minor

  1. The capital of Seleucus Nikator’s empire was:

(A) Macedonia

(B) Athens

(C) Sparta

(D) Antioch

(E) Troy

  1. The second division of Alexandrian empire was:

(A) Babylonian kingdom

(B) Graeco-Turkish kingdom

(C) Assyrian kingdom

(D) Graeco-Egyptian kingdom

(E) Persia

  1. The second division of Alexandrian empire was founded by:

(A) Alexander’s eldest son

(B) Alexander’s youngest son

(C) Alexander’s grand son

(D) Ptolemy I

(E) A Mesopotamian prince

  1. The chief city of Graeco-Egyptian kingdom was:

(A) Cairo

(B) Damascus

(C) Alexandria

(D) Antioch

(E) Macedonia

  1. Which of the following cities was for a long time the most important centre of Greek civilization and culture in the ancient world?

(A) Athens

(B) Sparta

(C) Constantinople

(D) Macedonia

(E) Alexandria

  1. Who was Antigonus ?

(A) The General who was responsible for the death of Alexander

(B) The great warrior to whom goes the credit of successes in Alexander’s military expeditions

(C) He was the founder of the third division of Alexandrian empire, known as Macedon

(D) The Roman emperor who conquered Greece and annexed it into the Roman empire

(E) The fictitious king of Greece, who figures in the tragedies of Sophocles

  1. When did Greece become a Roman province?

(A) In 326 BC

(B) In 186 BC

(C) In 206 BC

(D) In 171 BC

(E) In 146 BC

CTET Paper Level 2 Comprehension 1 Question Answer in English

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

  1. Comprising:

(A) Complicating

(B) Embracing

(C) Including

(D) Comprehending

(E) Calculating

  1. Splendid:

(A) Affluent

(B) Glorious

(C) Magnificent

(D) Grand

(E) Mellifluous

  1. Immediately:

(A) Instantaneously

(B) Hurriedly

(C) Unhurriedly

(D) Quickly

(E) Swiftly

  1. Flowed :

(A) Fell

(B) Entered into

(C) Filled with

(D) Flushed with

(E) Crept

  1. Conquerred:

(A) Defeated

(B) Won

(C) Overcame

(D) Overpowered

(E) Overwhelmed

CTET Paper Level 2 Comprehension 1 Practices Set 

Pick out the most appropriate word exactly opposite in meaning (antonym) of the following words taken from the passage: 

  1. Broken up: 

(A) Split up

(B) Joined up

(C) Founded

(D) Severed

(E) Pierced

  1. Founded:

(A) Uprooted

(B) Stabilized

(C) Devastated

(D) Discarded

(E) Disgraced

  1. Ancient:

(A) Old

(B) Modern

(C) Upto-date

(D) Contemporary

(E) Posterior

  1. Successors:

(A) Precursors

(B) Inheritors

(C) Predecessors

(D) Ancestors

(E) Elders

  1. Partial:

(A) Piecemeal

(B) Fractional

(C) Biased

(D) Prejudiced

(E) Favoured

Answer  (4)

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

Explanations (IV)

  1. At the time of death of Alexander, the Great, his empire was broken into three divisions.
  2. Athens was the cultural capital of Greece.

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