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Comprehension (Prose & Poetry)

Comprehension (Prose & Poetry)

 Prose and poetry both are forms of language where ideas are directed towards the audience, but the only difference is the mode of doing so.

Prose

  • They are simple straightforward writings without any decoration.
  • They are in the form of sentences, grouped as paragraphs.
  • They don't have any kind of special eye-catching quality but just words to bind the reader.

Example

prose

 

Poetry

  • They are a rhythmic collection of words with much decoration.
  • They may or may not be in the form of sentences and are grouped as stanzas.
  • They have intensive use of figures of speech and many more rhythmic decorations.

Example

poetry

 

Recap

  • Prose & Poetry, both are forms of language directed towards their audience in a different manner.
  • The prose is plaintexts with no or less decoration.
  • Poetry is a rhythmic collection of words with much decoration.

Quiz for Comprehension (Prose & Poetry)

Q.1

Once when the world was young and the Carabao and the Egret had a quarrel. They spoke many angry words to each other, but their quarrel was not settled. At last Carabao said, "Let us settle our differences through a contest. Let us go down to the river and drink its water, each as much as he can. The winners will make the other his slave.

Who were the two parties in the quarrel?

a) Carabao and Egret
b) Egret and Camel
c) Carabao and Camel
d) Carabao and Eagle

Q.2

Once when the world was young and the Carabao and the Egret had a quarrel. They spoke many angry words to each other, but their quarrel was not settled. At last Carabao said, "Let us settle our differences through a contest. Let us go down to the river and drink its water, each as much as he can. The winners will make the other his slave.

What did they say to each other?

a) To go to the jungle
b) Spoke angry words
c) To go to the pond
d) None of these

Q.3

Once when the world was young and the Carabao and the Egret had a quarrel. They spoke many angry words to each other, but their quarrel was not settled. At last Carabao said, "Let us settle our differences through a contest. Let us go down to the river and drink its water, each as much as he can. The winners will make the other his slave.

How did Carabao decide to settle the dispute?

a) With the help of the bang
b) Through a game
c) Through a friend
d) Through a contest

Q.4

Once when the world was young and the Carabao and the Egret had a quarrel. They spoke many angry words to each other, but their quarrel was not settled. At last Carabao said, "Let us settle our differences through a contest. Let us go down to the river and drink its water, each as much as he can. The winners will make the other his slave.

What will the winner do?

a) Will make the other his slave
b) Line in a cave
c) Get reward
d) Will get healthy food

Q.5

Once when the world was young and the Carabao and the Egret had a quarrel. They spoke many angry words to each other, but their quarrel was not settled. At last Carabao said, "Let us settle our differences through a contest. Let us go down to the river and drink its water, each as much as he can. The winners will make the other his slave.

Give the opposite of 'winner'.

a) Win
b) Loser
c) Fighter
d) Lose

Q.6

Coconut is the most important nut in the world. Not only it is one of the biggest of all nuts but almost all parts of the tree are useful to the man. It is an elegant palm tree growing up to a height of hundred feet. The flesh of the green coconut is used as a vegetable, the milk inside the young nut as a fresh drink. Rope matting and brooms are made from the outside layers which protect the nuts.

Which is the most important nut in the world?

a) Peanut
b) Almond
c) Cashew nut
d) Coconut

Q.7

Coconut is the most important nut in the world. Not only it is one of the biggest of all nuts but almost all parts of the tree are useful to the man. It is an elegant palm tree growing up to a height of hundred feet. The flesh of the green coconut is used as a vegetable, the milk inside the young nut as a fresh drink. Rope matting and brooms are made from the outside layers which protect the nuts.

What is the height of an average coconut tree?

a) ten feet
b) two hundred feet
c) a hundred feet
d) five hundred feet

Q.8

Coconut is the most important nut in the world. Not only it is one of the biggest of all nuts but almost all parts of the tree are useful to the man. It is an elegant palm tree growing up to a height of hundred feet. The flesh of the green coconut is used as a vegetable, the milk inside the young nut as a fresh drink. Rope matting and brooms are made from the outside layers which protect the nuts.

Which part of the coconut is used as a vegetable?

a) milk
b) flesh
c) outside layers
d) shell

Q.9

Coconut is the most important nut in the world. Not only it is one of the biggest of all nuts but almost all parts of the tree are useful to the man. It is an elegant palm tree growing up to a height of hundred feet. The flesh of the green coconut is used as a vegetable, the milk inside the young nut as a fresh drink. Rope matting and brooms are made from the outside layers which protect the nuts.

What is made from the outside layers of the coconut?

a) Drinks
b) Rope matting
c) Brooms
d) Both B & C

Q.10

Coconut is the most important nut in the world. Not only it is one of the biggest of all nuts but almost all parts of the tree are useful to the man. It is an elegant palm tree growing up to a height of hundred feet. The flesh of the green coconut is used as a vegetable, the milk inside the young nut as a fresh drink. Rope matting and brooms are made from the outside layers which protect the nuts.

Give the opposite of 'outside'.

a) Important
b) Inside
c) Almost
d) Elegant

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