CBSE Class 9 PSA Sample Paper English Passage Based MCQ Set A

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III - Passage based MCQ

Passage -A

Elephants are -----(1)------ in India and in Africa. The –(2)------- elephant differs in some points -----(3)--- the Indian, being larger with a ---(4)--- tusk and bigger ears. In fact the two are considered to be different -----(5)------. In both countries, they live in ---(6)------ in the jungles and are naturally ----(7)----- animals that keep away from ----(8)-----. Elephants are good advertisements for ----(9)--- for they live –(10)----- on leaves, grass and roots.


1.(a) available

   (b) found

   (c) watched

   (d) observed

2 (a) African

  (b) Korean

  (c) Malaysian

  (d) Chinese

3(a) on

  (b) by

 (c ) from

 (d) with

4 (a) larger

  (b) wider

  (c ) long

  (d) longer

5 (a) family

  (b) caste

  (c ) class

  (d) types

6 (a) company

   (b) herds

  (c ) crowds

   (d) singles

7 (a) ferocious

  (b) fearsome

 (c ) shy

  (d) terrible

8 (a) the earth

   (b) the water

  (c ) the cities

   (d) men

9 (a) spiritualism

  (b) communism

  (c ) vegetarianism

  (d) capitalism

10 (a) entirely

   (b) partially

   (c ) preferably

   (d) occasionally

Passage - B

The great advantage of early rising is the good start it gives for one’s daily work. The early riser is able to complete a lot of work before others even get out of their bed. As the mind is fresh in the morning, free from distractions, one is able to do quality work. One is able, if so inclined, to have early morning exercises which keep one energetic throughout the day. Thus one completes one’s work during the day without hurrying much and is left with enough time in the evening for play or entertainment or relaxation by a leisurely walk. This leads to a good night’s rest after which one is able to rise fresh, the next morning to face another day. 

1 An early riser is able to complete his work without hurrying because

(a) He is energetic after morning exercises

(b) He has time to complete his work

(c ) He has time to plan in the morning

(d) He does not get distracted

2 An early riser gets ample time in the evening to

(a) Take a short nap

(b) Take a leisurely walk

(c ) Chat with friends

(d) Be with family

3 Going to bed early is good for health because

(a) One feels energetic

(b) One does feel sleepy in the morning

(c ) One feels healthy

(d) One feels refreshed in the morning

4 How does early rising affect one’s day

(a) Makes one energetic

(b) Makes one enthusiastic

(c ) Makes one feel happy

(d) Makes one finish one’s work

5 An early riser gets his work done well because

(a) He is able to do a lot of work

(b) His mind is fresh, free from distractions

(c ) He feels fresh

(d) He is able to go for a morning walk

6 The opposite of the word ‘advantage’ is

(a) Inadvantage

(b) Disadvantage

(c ) Imadvantage

(d) Illadvantage

7 The word closest in meaning to ‘distractions’ is

(a) Prevention

(b) Attraction

(c ) Inattention

(d) Concentration

8 The noun form of the word énergetic’is

(a) Energise

(b) Energizing

(c ) Energy

(d) Energized

9 Complete the sentence with complete set of words

The plays staged in the theatre are a good source of ………………. meant to …………….. people.

(a) Entertaining, entertainment

(b) Entertainment, entertain

(c ) Entertain, entertaining

(d) Entertain, entertainment

10 The phrase ‘leisurely walk’ means

(a) To walk slowly

(b) To walk in relaxed manner

(c ) To walk in a dream

(d) To walk fast


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