Showing posts with label class11-PSA. Show all posts
Showing posts with label class11-PSA. Show all posts

Wednesday 20 August 2014

CBSE Class 8/9/10/11/12 CTET - English Grammar - Reading Comprehension

Reading Comprehension

Directions: Read the following short passages. After each passage, you will find several questions based on what is stated or implied in the passages. Answer the questions that follow each passage.

 Passage -1 
Vehicles do not move about the roads for mysterious reasons of their Own. They move only because people want them to move in connection with the activities which the people are engaged in. Traffic is therefore a ‘function of activities’, and because, in towns, activities mainly take place in buildings, traffic in towns is a ‘function of buildings’, The implications of this line of reasoning are inescapable.

Q1: Line 1 of the passage means that vehicles move on the roads

(a) for reasons difficult to understand.
(b) to serve specific purposes of people.
(c) in a haphazard fashion.
(d) in ways beyond our control.

Q2: The author says that traffic is a ‘function of  activities’. He means that

(a) human activities are taking place.
(b) human activities are dependent on traffic.
(c) traffic is not dependent on human activities.
(d) traffic is connected with human activities.

Q3: The author suggests by his argument that

Friday 6 June 2014

CBSE Class 10/11/12 - English Grammar - Comprehension Passage


(NDA 2014 General Ability Paper)
Directions: Read the following short passages. After each passage, you will find several questions based on what is stated or implied in the passages. Answer the questions that follow each passage.


In a free country, the man who reaches the position of leader is usually one of outstanding character and ability. Moreover, it is usually possible to foresee that he will reach such a position, since early in life one can see his qualities of character. But this is not always true in the case of a dictator; often he reaches his position of power through chance, very often through the unhappy state of his country. It is possible that Hitler would never have become the leader of Germany if that country had not been driven to despair.

Q1:  In a free country, one who becomes a leader
(a) must be of outstanding character and ability

(b) must show qualities of character from an early age 
(c) is generally of a remarkable character and ability 
(d) must see that his country is free from despair 

Sunday 30 March 2014

CBSE Class 10/11/12/CTET - English Grammar - Reading Comprehension

Reading Comprehension
Read the passage carefully and then answer the questions which are based on what is stated or implied in the passage. (taken from a graduate entrance exam)

The work which Gandhiji had taken in hand was not only the achievement of political freedom but the establishment of a social order based on truth and non-violence, unity and peace, equality and universal brotherhood, and maximum freedom for all. This unfinished part of his experiment was perhaps even more difficult to achieve than the achievement of freedom. In the political struggle, the fight was against a foreign power and all could and did either join in it or at least wish it a success and give it to their moral support. In establishing the social order of his pattern, there was a lively possibility of a conflict arising between groups and classes of our own people.

Sunday 16 February 2014

CBSE Class 7/8/9/10 - English - Test you Vocabulary and Grammar



Q1: The American season 'Fall' is known in England as

 (a) Spring 
 (b) Autumn 
 (c) Winter
 (d) Summer

Q2: The weather is atrocious. The underlined word means

 (a) Very pathetic 
 (b) Very artistic 
 (c) Highly automatic 
 (d) Very unpleasant

Q3:  A synonym of Metamorphosis is

(a) Great shape 
(b) Transformation 
(c) Superior organization 
(d) Irregular formation

Monday 1 July 2013

CBSE Class 10/9/8 - English - Comprehension


In this section there are two short passages. Each passage is followed by questions based on the passage. Read each passage and answer the questions that follow:


The shy Mr. Smith was regarded as a kind of luck-bringer among the miners. who took care of him. did all he gently asked of them. built his house and spent hours of their free time assisting him. When in a sentimental mood he first wrote about miners, Smith described them as large, muscular men; when he met them working underground and unclothed, he was struck by the slightness of their build. They were slim and tough, of the stuff from which swift footballers were made. On big holidays they dressed smartly, but the comradeship among them was such that a dressy young man did not mind being seen with one who neither wore nor owned a collar.

1. The miners regarded Smith:

(a) with awe, as someone very powerful
(b) with admiration. as an expert in mining
(c) impatiently, as a bore
(d) with superstition and affection, as a source of good fortune

2. Smith's attitude towards miners was one of:

(a) detachment
(b) suspicion
(c) affection
(d) inquisitiveness

Tuesday 15 January 2013

CBSE Class 11- PSA Study Material by Delhi NCT Govt. Teachers

Class 11 -PSA Sample Paper

Following is study material for PSA test, compiled by Delhi NCR Govt. teachers. You may download 280 page pdf from this link.