CBSE Class 9 English Unseen Passage B

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CBSE Class 9 English Unseen Passage B. Students should do unseen passages for class 9 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.

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In India, March 8th has been Women's Day for several decades. It received major boost during the tenure of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and later, Prime Minister Rajeev Gandhi, who made it a practice to invite a large number of ‘women of substance' to a celebratory get-together in Delhi. As more and more Indian women become aware of their equal status and right of education and opportunity, March 8th acquires a greater and wider significance. Today, as 21st century India women celebrate their awesome achievements, they continue to spell out their dream for the future of the country. March 8th becomes a symbolic day for recognizing their vision and contribution to the building of India. In the last few years, Women’s Day celebrations have encouraged them to come together in innumerable seminars networking gatherings and even sponsored parties. It is a time when powerful men from all walks of life pay rich tributes to Indian women. An example is a priceless remark made by Amitabh Bachchan! He said, "It is clear that the 21st century belongs to women. They have earned every bit of the power and glory they are enjoying and men should applaud their achievements wholeheartedly."

Indian women have discovered three magical mantras of life in the last decade! These are one:  Beauty and glamour are their birthright. Two: Women are no long the worst enemies of women. In fact, they can network, mentor each other and reach unprecedented heights of achievement. Three: Energy is a stretchable concept.

Based on these three discoveries, women have upgraded their goals literally covered every field of endeavours with glory and pride. They have shown beyond doubts, that as the world opens new windows of options and opportunities at the speed of light, they are smart, beautiful and savvy enough to rise to the occasion and turn the tide of fortune in their favour. The success of India's beautiful women has also created a huge revolution in the fashion, fitness and beauty industries. Fashion designers of the eighties, who limited their designs to various looks in the basic salwar kameez, have acquired a splendid plumage of innovation and exotica in the last ten years. Many women designers like Ritu Kumar, Ritu Beri, Monisha Jaisingh, Anna Singh, Neeta Lulla and others gave Indian fashion-wear a brand new definition. Today, Indian designers not only sell their collections each season in India, but they also export their styles to many countries to hi-end stores in the UK, US, Europe and Australia and hold shows in the fashion weeks held in many of the world's fashion capitals like Milan and Paris.

Answer the following Questions:-

1.What is the last magical mantra discovered by Indian women?

2.Name the fashion capitals of the world

3.When do we celebrate women's Day in India?

4.What is responsible for the revolution in the fashion in India?

5.When did the Women's Day celebration receive a major boost?

6.What kind of fashion was prevalent during eighties?

Find out a word from the passage which means

1.Sell goods to another country

2.Practical knowledge of something

3.he social position of somebody in relation to others

Suggested answers of the above Questions:-

1.The last magical mantra discovered by Indian women is this that 'energy is a stretchable concept’.

2.Milan and Paris are the fashion capitals of the world.

3.We celebrate Women's Day in India on 8th March.

4.Splendid plumage of innovation and exotica is responsible for the revolution in the fashion in India.

5.The Women's Day celebration received a major boost during the tenure of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and Rajeev Gandhi.

6.The kind of fashion prevalent during eighties was limited to various looks in the basic salvar kameez.

7.Export

8.Savvy

9.Status

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