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CBSE Class 7 English Unseen Passage I. Students should do unseen passages for Class 7 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:-
One day a rich merchant was walking through the Mahendra Nagar Street of the town where he lived; he was on his way to see his brother who lived at some distance from his house. He paused to watch a man who was badly beating his donkey. The merchant said to him, "Why are you doing that?" "To make the donkey go", replied the man. "Is it right to beat the poor animal like that?" asked the merchant.
"Certainly, it is", replied the man, "It is my donkey and I can do what I like with what is mine." The merchant advised him to be kind to the animal but in vain. The merchant thought for a minute and started beating the man with his stick. "Stop", cried the man, "What have done to deserve this?" "Oh", replied the merchant, "This is my stick and I can do what I like with what is mine."
Answer the following Questions:-
1.Where was the rich merchant going to?
2.Why did the merchant stop on his way?
3.Why was the man beating the donkey?
4.How did the man justify his act of beating the donkey?
5.Which line was spoken by both the owner of the donkey and the merchant?
6.Find out from the passage the word which means 'a person who buys and sells goods in large quantities
7.Give from the passage the word which is opposite of 'wrong`.
Suggested answers of the above passage:-
1.The rich merchant was going to his brother's house.
2.He stopped on his way to watch a man who was badly beating his donkey.
3.The man was beating the donkey to make it go.
4.The man justified his act by saying that he was free to do what he liked with what was his.
5.I can do what I like with what is mine." This line was spoken by both the owner of the donkey and the merchant.