CBSE Class 5 English Unseen Passage M

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CBSE Class 5 English Unseen Passage M. Students should do unseen passages for Class 5 English which will help them to get better marks in English class tests and exams. Unseen passages are really scoring and practicing them on regular basis will be very useful. Refer to the unseen passage below with answers.

Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below:

Ashoka was a great emperor. He was Extremely brilliant and fearless in his childhood. He thought that the duty of a great king was to protect the people and safeguard their rights. He gave protection to the public and made arrangement for justice. He instructed his officials to behave properly with the public.

He engraved the message of justice and non-violence on pillars and installed them at different places. Some of the pillars still us about his greatness. He opened hospitals for the infirm and the old where good treatment was given to the patients. He also opened hospitals for animals. He was really great as he advocated pity mercy for all living creatures.

Answer the following questions:

Tick the correct alternative:-

1.Ashoka engraved pillars for

1.becoming great and famous
2.establishing his supremacy
3.spreading the message of justice and non-violence
4.getting praise from public

1.Find words from the passage which mean the same as

a.Advised
b.Weak

1.How was Ashoka in his childhood?
2.What did Ashoka think about the duty of a king?
3.What does King Ashoka instructed to their officials?
4.What message did he engrave on pillars?
5.What did he do for the old and the infirm?
6.Where did he install the engraved pillars?
7.‘He was really great .............’ How?
8.Write opposite from the passage for the following words:

a.Injustice
b.Violence

Suggested Answers to Passage:-

1.(c) spreading the message of justice and non-violence.
2.(a) instructed

a.infirm

3.In his childhood Ashoka was a brilliant and fearless child.
4.About the duty of a king, Ashoka thought to protect the people and safeguard their rights.
5.King Ashoka instructed his officials to behave properly with the public.
6.He engraved on pillars the message of justice and non-violence.
7.He opened hospitals for the infirm and the old where good treatment was given to the patients.
8.He installed them at different places.
9.By advocating pity and mercy for all living creatures, he was really great.
(a) Justice (b) Non-violence

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