1. Read the following passage carefully and answer the question by writing the option that you consider the most appropriate in your answer sheet.
Jupiter is a huge ball of gas and does not have a solid surface. It is composed mainly of hydrogen and helium, which is liquidified in the interior due to the great pressure. Scientists now believe that the core of Jupiter is most probably made of rock as large as the earth. Jupitor’s visible surface consists of clouds of ammonia crystals. At the lower levels there are dark orange or brown clouds which may contain sulphur as well as simple organic compounds. Still further down the temperatures are warm, possibly the result of the heat left over from the formation of the planet.
a. Jupiter has not any solid serface because it is a large sphere of .......
i) water ii) gas
iii) ice iv) dust
b. According to the scientist. Jupiter is composed of .........
i) hydrogen and oxygen ii) Nitrogen and helium
iii) Hydrogen and helium iv) helium and oxygen
c. The scientists believe that the central part of the Jupiter is made up of ......
i) gas ii) water
iii) vapour iv) rock
d. The brown clouds of sulphur are found at the ....................
i) upper level ii) lower level
iii) central level iv) surface
e. Find out a word from the passage which means ‘structure’
i) surface ii) pressure
iii) formation iv) clouds
2. Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions by writing the option that you consider the most oppropriate in your answer sheet.
Now we will count upto twelve
and we will all keep still.
For once on the face of the Earth
Let’s not speak in any language
Let’s stop for one second,
and not move our arms so much.
It would be an exotic moment
without rush, without engines,
We would all be together
Fisherman in the cold sea would not harm whales
and the man gathering salt
Would look at his hurt hands.
a) The poet wants to count to twelve for .................
i) making a noise ii) doing the work
iii) keeping quite iv) Keeping warm
b) The poet advises to all the human beings to stop the work for ..........
i) one second ii) one minute
iii) one hour iv) one day
c) When there is neither rush nor the ........................., there will be peace
i) sound of dancing ii) working of machines
iii) chirping of birds iv) roaring of lions
d. The poet expects the fisherman not to .................
i) go in cold sea ii) look hurt hands
iii) gather salt iv) harm whales
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