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SECTION – A : READING
1. Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions that follow:
Getting a good night sleep can help you cope up with stress more effectively. But not getting enough sleep can cause more stress. Insomniacs have higher concentrations of stress hormones than others.
Women are prone to sleep disturbances. Their sleep problems frequently interfere with their daily activities.
Experts believe that sleep, especially deep sleep, enables our nervous system to function well. Without it, we lose our ability to concentrate, remember or analyze. Some experts speculate that during deep sleep, cells manufacture more proteins, which are essential for cell growth and repair of damage from things like stress and ultraviolet rays. Scientists believe that activity in the area of the brain that controls emotions and social interactions lessens during sleep and deep sleep may help people be emotionally and socially adept when awake.
Sleep may also help our brain to store a newly learned activity in its memory bank. In a study in Canada, students deprived of sleep after learning a complex logic game showed a 30 percent learning deficit when tested a week later compared with students not deprived of sleep.
1.1 On the basis of your reading answer the following questions:
a) How does a good sleep help us?
b) What can not getting sufficient sleep cause?
c) What do insomniacs have more than others?
d) What are women prone to?
1.2 Find the word from the passage that means the same as:
a) Denied b) Face
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