CBSE Class 7 English Unseen Passage Worksheet Set A

CBSE Class 7 English - Unseen Passage

Worksheets have become an integral part of the education system. Worksheets are very critical for every student to practice his/ her concepts. Students, teachers and parents can download all CBSE educational material and extremely well prepared worksheets from this website. All revision worksheets, Sample papers, Question banks and easy to learn study notes for all classes and subjects have been prepared based on the latest guidelines sent by CBSE. All CBSE educational material is developed by our panel of teachers, have also been submitted by thousands of teachers and students. The study material has been carefully compiled by the best teachers in India. Worksheets have been submitted by teachers of various CBSE schools and also have been carefully developed keeping into consideration the latest CBSE syllabus.

I) Read the following passage and answer the question that follows:


Ever since she burst into the scene by making it to the 1980 Moscow Olympics as a 16- year old, P.T. Usha’s tall deeds have exemplified Indian sporting excellence. The spirit queen was so consistent for well over a decade that she was truly the flag bearer who helped countrymen live the dream of rare sporting excellence in the international arena.

Hailing from a remote village called Payyoli, Usha became an icon for sport lovers. She made the nation swell with pride, every time she stepped on to the track. She gave unalloyed joy to her fans when she became the first Indian woman to make an Olympic final.

Usha’s greatest moment was also the most shattering in her life as she was pushed to the fourth place in the 400 metres hurdles final at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. The Romanian Christina Cojocaru won the bronze medal. Usha lost by an agonizing 1/100th of a second. But every Indian household acknowledge the sense of achievement, though it fell shot of India’s first Olympic medal from the track. Several girls born during the 1980s were named after the golden girl. It serves as an eloquent testimony to the love and affection many people had for Usha.

Usha’s reign as the Asian sprint queen was highlighted by her snapping up five gold medals and a bronze at the 1985 Jakarta Asian track and field meet followed by a sensational four gold medals and one silver haul at the Seoul Asian Games the following year.

Well, champions are forever and Usha will always be the yardstick by which any woman athlete will be measured in this country.

Q1. 1 Answer the following:

1. When did Usha capture the imagination of the entire nation?


2. How did she help her country men live the dream of rare sporting excellence?


Please click the below link to access CBSE Class 7 English - Unseen Passage



Click to View or Download pdf file
Click for more English Study Material

Latest NCERT & CBSE News

Read the latest news and announcements from NCERT and CBSE below. Important updates relating to your studies which will help you to keep yourself updated with latest happenings in school level education. Keep yourself updated with all latest news and also read articles from teachers which will help you to improve your studies, increase motivation level and promote faster learning

Revised SOP preventive measures followed while conducting examinations

Revised SOP on preventive measures to be followed while conducting examinations to contain spread of COVID-19 issued by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare Examination centres are frequented by large number of students (as well as their parents) and staff till the...

Conduct of the practical work during the lockdown

CBSE has advised schools to follow the Alternative Calendar developed by NCERT to continue education during the lockdown through alternative modes to achieve learning outcomes. Schools have reportedly started using these calendars and other prescribed pedagogical...

Keep your kids engaged during Lockdown

Kids are the Future of our Country! Outlines have changed and so should the formats of existence! It is the best time to teach our kids the pleasure of Self-Discipline, Self-Realization and Self-Control. To keep the future generation safe in such unpredictable...

Studies Today