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English Language And Comprehension

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SSCCGL Class 12

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In the following questions, you have four passage with 5/10 questions in each passage. Read the passages carefully and choose the best answer to each question, out of the four alternatives.

The habit of reading is one of the greatest resources of mankind; and we enjoy reading books that belong to us much more than if they are borrowed. A borrowed book is like a guest in the house: it must be treated with punctiliousness, with certain, considerate formality. You must see that it sustains no damage; it must not suffer while under your roof. You cannot leave it carelessly, you cannot mark it, you cannot turn down the pages, you cannot use it familiarly.

But your own books belong to you; you treat them with that affectionate intimacy that annihilates formality.

Books are for use, not for show, a good reason for marking favourite pages in books is that this practice enables you to remember more easily the significant sayings, to refer to them quickly.

Everyone should begin collecting a private library in youth; one should have one’s own bookshelves, which should not have doors, glass windows, or keys; they should be free and accessible to the hand as well as to the people and for the people. Literature is an immortal part of history; it is the best and most enduring part of personality.

How should the book-shelves of the private library be?








  • Should have doors

  • Should have glass windows

  • Should have keys

  • Should have keys


D.

Should have keys

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In the following questions, you have four passage with 5/10 questions in each passage. Read the passages carefully and choose the best answer to each question, out of the four alternatives.

The habit of reading is one of the greatest resources of mankind; and we enjoy reading books that belong to us much more than if they are borrowed. A borrowed book is like a guest in the house: it must be treated with punctiliousness, with certain, considerate formality. You must see that it sustains no damage; it must not suffer while under your roof. You cannot leave it carelessly, you cannot mark it, you cannot turn down the pages, you cannot use it familiarly.

But your own books belong to you; you treat them with that affectionate intimacy that annihilates formality.

Books are for use, not for show, a good reason for marking favourite pages in books is that this practice enables you to remember more easily the significant sayings, to refer to them quickly.

Everyone should begin collecting a private library in youth; one should have one’s own bookshelves, which should not have doors, glass windows, or keys; they should be free and accessible to the hand as well as to the people and for the people. Literature is an immortal part of history; it is the best and most enduring part of personality.

What are the advantages of marking favourite passages of your personal books? (Pick out the correct one)






  • It enables one to remember facts.

  • It enables one to remember the significant sayings.

  • It hinders one from remembering more easily.

  • It hinders one from remembering more easily.


C.

It hinders one from remembering more easily.

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In the following questions, you have four passage with 5/10 questions in each passage. Read the passages carefully and choose the best answer to each question, out of the four alternatives.

The habit of reading is one of the greatest resources of mankind; and we enjoy reading books that belong to us much more than if they are borrowed. A borrowed book is like a guest in the house: it must be treated with punctiliousness, with certain, considerate formality. You must see that it sustains no damage; it must not suffer while under your roof. You cannot leave it carelessly, you cannot mark it, you cannot turn down the pages, you cannot use it familiarly.

But your own books belong to you; you treat them with that affectionate intimacy that annihilates formality.

Books are for use, not for show, a good reason for marking favourite pages in books is that this practice enables you to remember more easily the significant sayings, to refer to them quickly.

Everyone should begin collecting a private library in youth; one should have one’s own bookshelves, which should not have doors, glass windows, or keys; they should be free and accessible to the hand as well as to the people and for the people. Literature is an immortal part of history; it is the best and most enduring part of personality.

The above passage is all about




  • books

  • games

  • jokes

  • jokes


A.

books

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In the following questions, you have four passage with 5/10 questions in each passage. Read the passages carefully and choose the best answer to each question, out of the four alternatives.

The habit of reading is one of the greatest resources of mankind; and we enjoy reading books that belong to us much more than if they are borrowed. A borrowed book is like a guest in the house: it must be treated with punctiliousness, with certain, considerate formality. You must see that it sustains no damage; it must not suffer while under your roof. You cannot leave it carelessly, you cannot mark it, you cannot turn down the pages, you cannot use it familiarly.

But your own books belong to you; you treat them with that affectionate intimacy that annihilates formality.

Books are for use, not for show, a good reason for marking favourite pages in books is that this practice enables you to remember more easily the significant sayings, to refer to them quickly.

Everyone should begin collecting a private library in youth; one should have one’s own bookshelves, which should not have doors, glass windows, or keys; they should be free and accessible to the hand as well as to the people and for the people. Literature is an immortal part of history; it is the best and most enduring part of personality.

Which of the following statements is not true?




  • Books are for use.

  • Books are for show.

  • Books must not be damaged

  • Books must not be damaged


B.

Books are for show.

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In the following questions, you have four passage with 5/10 questions in each passage. Read the passages carefully and choose the best answer to each question, out of the four alternatives.

The habit of reading is one of the greatest resources of mankind; and we enjoy reading books that belong to us much more than if they are borrowed. A borrowed book is like a guest in the house: it must be treated with punctiliousness, with certain, considerate formality. You must see that it sustains no damage; it must not suffer while under your roof. You cannot leave it carelessly, you cannot mark it, you cannot turn down the pages, you cannot use it familiarly.

But your own books belong to you; you treat them with that affectionate intimacy that annihilates formality.

Books are for use, not for show, a good reason for marking favourite pages in books is that this practice enables you to remember more easily the significant sayings, to refer to them quickly.

Everyone should begin collecting a private library in youth; one should have one’s own bookshelves, which should not have doors, glass windows, or keys; they should be free and accessible to the hand as well as to the people and for the people. Literature is an immortal part of history; it is the best and most enduring part of personality.

According to the passage, books are more enjoyable when they are





  • in book-shops

  • borrowed

  • in the library

  • in the library


D.

in the library

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In the following questions, you have four passage with 5/10 questions in each passage. Read the passages carefully and choose the best answer to each question, out of the four alternatives.

The habit of reading is one of the greatest resources of mankind; and we enjoy reading books that belong to us much more than if they are borrowed. A borrowed book is like a guest in the house: it must be treated with punctiliousness, with certain, considerate formality. You must see that it sustains no damage; it must not suffer while under your roof. You cannot leave it carelessly, you cannot mark it, you cannot turn down the pages, you cannot use it familiarly.

But your own books belong to you; you treat them with that affectionate intimacy that annihilates formality.

Books are for use, not for show, a good reason for marking favourite pages in books is that this practice enables you to remember more easily the significant sayings, to refer to them quickly.

Everyone should begin collecting a private library in youth; one should have one’s own bookshelves, which should not have doors, glass windows, or keys; they should be free and accessible to the hand as well as to the people and for the people. Literature is an immortal part of history; it is the best and most enduring part of personality.

According to the passage, everyone should begin collecting a private library




  • in infancy

  • in childhood

  • in youth

  • in youth


C.

in youth

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In the following questions, you have four passage with 5/10 questions in each passage. Read the passages carefully and choose the best answer to each question, out of the four alternatives.

The habit of reading is one of the greatest resources of mankind; and we enjoy reading books that belong to us much more than if they are borrowed. A borrowed book is like a guest in the house: it must be treated with punctiliousness, with certain, considerate formality. You must see that it sustains no damage; it must not suffer while under your roof. You cannot leave it carelessly, you cannot mark it, you cannot turn down the pages, you cannot use it familiarly.

But your own books belong to you; you treat them with that affectionate intimacy that annihilates formality.

Books are for use, not for show, a good reason for marking favourite pages in books is that this practice enables you to remember more easily the significant sayings, to refer to them quickly.

Everyone should begin collecting a private library in youth; one should have one’s own bookshelves, which should not have doors, glass windows, or keys; they should be free and accessible to the hand as well as to the people and for the people. Literature is an immortal part of history; it is the best and most enduring part of personality.

According to the passage, a borrowed book is like a




  • guest in the house

  • host in the house

  • neighbour in the house

  • neighbour in the house


A.

guest in the house

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In the following questions, you have four passage with 5/10 questions in each passage. Read the passages carefully and choose the best answer to each question, out of the four alternatives.

The habit of reading is one of the greatest resources of mankind; and we enjoy reading books that belong to us much more than if they are borrowed. A borrowed book is like a guest in the house: it must be treated with punctiliousness, with certain, considerate formality. You must see that it sustains no damage; it must not suffer while under your roof. You cannot leave it carelessly, you cannot mark it, you cannot turn down the pages, you cannot use it familiarly.

But your own books belong to you; you treat them with that affectionate intimacy that annihilates formality.

Books are for use, not for show, a good reason for marking favourite pages in books is that this practice enables you to remember more easily the significant sayings, to refer to them quickly.

Everyone should begin collecting a private library in youth; one should have one’s own bookshelves, which should not have doors, glass windows, or keys; they should be free and accessible to the hand as well as to the people and for the people. Literature is an immortal part of history; it is the best and most enduring part of personality.

Which title is suitable for the passage?




  • Merits and Demerits of Books

  • The Pleasure of Owning Books

  • Reading a Book

  • Reading a Book


B.

The Pleasure of Owning Books

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In the following questions, you have four passage with 5/10 questions in each passage. Read the passages carefully and choose the best answer to each question, out of the four alternatives.

The habit of reading is one of the greatest resources of mankind; and we enjoy reading books that belong to us much more than if they are borrowed. A borrowed book is like a guest in the house: it must be treated with punctiliousness, with certain, considerate formality. You must see that it sustains no damage; it must not suffer while under your roof. You cannot leave it carelessly, you cannot mark it, you cannot turn down the pages, you cannot use it familiarly.

But your own books belong to you; you treat them with that affectionate intimacy that annihilates formality.

Books are for use, not for show, a good reason for marking favourite pages in books is that this practice enables you to remember more easily the significant sayings, to refer to them quickly.

Everyone should begin collecting a private library in youth; one should have one’s own bookshelves, which should not have doors, glass windows, or keys; they should be free and accessible to the hand as well as to the people and for the people. Literature is an immortal part of history; it is the best and most enduring part of personality.

All the following words mean 'mankind' except.




  • Homo sapiens

  • humanity

  • humankind

  • humankind


D.

humankind

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In the following questions, you have four passage with 5/10 questions in each passage. Read the passages carefully and choose the best answer to each question, out of the four alternatives.

The habit of reading is one of the greatest resources of mankind; and we enjoy reading books that belong to us much more than if they are borrowed. A borrowed book is like a guest in the house: it must be treated with punctiliousness, with certain, considerate formality. You must see that it sustains no damage; it must not suffer while under your roof. You cannot leave it carelessly, you cannot mark it, you cannot turn down the pages, you cannot use it familiarly.

But your own books belong to you; you treat them with that affectionate intimacy that annihilates formality.

Books are for use, not for show, a good reason for marking favourite pages in books is that this practice enables you to remember more easily the significant sayings, to refer to them quickly.

Everyone should begin collecting a private library in youth; one should have one’s own bookshelves, which should not have doors, glass windows, or keys; they should be free and accessible to the hand as well as to the people and for the people. Literature is an immortal part of history; it is the best and most enduring part of personality.

How should you not treat a borrowed book?







  • It must be treated as one's own possession

  • It must be treated with a considerate formality

  • It must be treated carefully

  • It must be treated carefully


D.

It must be treated carefully

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