Reading Comprehension (CTET Paper-I English): Questions 231 - 236 of 294

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Passage

There was great excitement on the planet of Venus this week. For the first time Venusian scientists managed to land an unmanned spacecraft on the planet Earth and it has been sending back signals, as well as photographs ever since.

The craft was directed into an area known as Gonebay named after the great Venusain astronomer Professor Gonebay, who first discovered it with his telescope 200000 light years ago, because of the excellent information on the feasibility and extremely strong signals, Venusain scientists were able to get precious information on the feasibility of a manned spaceship’s landing on Earth. A press conference was held at the Venus Institute of Technology.

“We have come to the conclusion based on last week’s landing, Professor Bright said, “that there is no life on Earth”.

“How do you know this? ” the Science reporter of Venus Evening Standard asked.

“For one thing, Earth’s surface in the area of Gonebay is composed of deadly soil and nothing new can grow their. For another, the atmosphere is filled with carbon monoxide and other deadly gases and nobody could possibly breathe such air and survive”.

“But, Professor Bright, the photographs indicate some movement and possibly there are million of crawling beings”.

‘They may be crawling but they are not living, according to the Venusian standards. These crawling objects, called ‘human beings’ inhale and exhale such deadly gases that they lost the power to live long, long ago”.

“What will happen if the Venusians land there? “

“Certainly they will die. We shall have to take our own oxygen with us, if we are to land our people in any of the concrete jungles on Earth. “

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The word ‘Venusian’ is used for inhabitants of the planet Venus. What do Venusians call the inhabitants of Earth?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Crawling objects

b.

Non-living beings

c.

Living objects

d.

Earth people

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The main idea of this story is that-

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Choice (4) Response

a.

people on Venus are very forward in Science

b.

there is no life on Earth

c.

people on Venus do not want to live on Earth

d.

Earth has become very polluted

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The information about Earth was obtained by the Venusian scientists by means of-

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Choice (4) Response

a.

satellites

b.

manned spacecraft

c.

unmanned spacecraft

d.

long distance radio signals

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The word ‘feasibility’ in nearest in meaning to

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Choice (4) Response

a.

suitability

b.

possibility

c.

desirability

d.

utility

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According to the passage, the scientists on Venus are of the view-

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Choice (4) Response

a.

that some of their observations may be wrong

b.

that they are cleverer than scientists on Earth

c.

that no one can live on Earth

d.

that there will be no life on Earth in the future

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In the sentence “There are concrete jungles on Earth”, the phrase ‘concrete jungles’ means-

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Choice (4) Response

a.

there are many places with little oxygen

b.

there are barren forests on Earth

c.

there are cities crowded with buildings

d.

there are vast forests on Earth

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