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Read the following unseen passage to test your comprehension passage reading skills:

1. The choices we make on a daily basis—lifting heavy objects correctly or dangerous situation—can either ensues potentially harmful circumstances.

2. You and I need to nuke a decision that our Ines in order. Exercising self-control establishing boundaries and borders in outlives most important things we can do. A life withal that’s tilled with carelessness.

3.We can think it’s kind of exiting to live life on the edge. We like images of ‘yeath’ That’s me Living on the edge Woo boo It is become a popular way too look at life. But if you see, even for our safety while we’ll go into the ditch. If we could get killed. And we like those lines because they help to keep us safe. Sometimes we, do not realise how lines help to keep us safe.

4. I am not proud of this but for the first 20 years of my life at work, , physically, most of the time. blow I have limits and that I’ve reached to ignore them and see if or how long I can I ran to doctors, trying to make myself feel better vitamins, natural stuff and anything I could get my et Some of the doctors would tell mc. “It’s just stress.- Just made me mad. I thought stress meant you don’t like u do or can’t handle life, and I love what I do. But I kept postbag myself, travelling, doing speaking engagements and so on—amply exhausting myself.

5. Finally, I understood I was living an unsustainable life and needed to make some changes in my outlook and lifestyle. You and I don’t have to be like everyone else or keep up with anyone else. Each of us needs to be exactly the way we are, and we don’t have to apologise for it. We’re not all alike and we need to find a comfort zone in which we can enjoy our lives instead of making ourselves sick with an overload of stress and pressure.




Based on your comprehension of this unseen passage in English, answer the following questions:

1.The reason why living on the edge has become popular, is because of the:
(i) constant need for something different
(ii) population being much younger
(iii) exhausting effort to make changes
(iv) strong tendency to stay within our limits

2.Choose the option that best captures the central idea of the passage from the given quotes.

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(i) Option (1)
(ii) Option (2)
(iii) Option (3)
(iv) Option (4)

3. Which of the characteristics are apt about the writer in BM following context: “I know I have limits and that I’ve them, but I’m going to ignore them and see if or long I can get by with it.”

  1. Negligent
  2. Indecisive
  3. Spontaneous
  4. Reckless
  5. Purposeless
  6. Patient
    (i) 2 and 5
    (ii) 3 and 6
    (iii) 1 and 4
    (iv)2 and 3

4.Which of the following will be the most appropriate title for the passage?
(i) Much too soon
(ii) Enough is enough
(iii) How much is too much’
(iv)Have enough to do”

5.The phrase “potentially harmful circumstances” refers to circumstances that can:
(i) certainly be dangerous
(ii) be fairly dangerous
(iii) be possibly dangerous
(iv)seldom be dangerous

6. Select the option that makes the correct use of “unsustainable”, as used in the passage, to fill in the blank space.
(i) In the long run, the………… officials followed emergency procedures.
(ii) Emergency procedures were …… by the officials.
(iii) Officials reported an ,………….set of events during the emergency.
(iv)Officials admit that the emergency system is…………in the longer run.

7. The author attempts to the readers through this write-up.
(i) rebuke
(ii) question
(iii) offer aid to
(iv)offer advice to

8. The author uses colloquial words such as “yeah” and “Woo-hoo. Which of the following is NOT a colloquial word?
(i) Hooked
(ii) Guy
(iii) Stuff
(iv)Stress

9. What does the author mean when he says, “to get our lives in order?
(i) To resume our lives
(ii) To organise our lives
(iii) To rebuild our lives
(iv) To control our lives

10. Choose the option that correctly states the two meanings of ‘outlook’, as used in the passage.

1. A person’s evaluation of life
2.A person’s experiences in life
3.A person’s point of view towards life
4.A person’s regrets in life
5.A person’s general attitude to life

(i) 1 and 4
(ii) 2 and 3
(iii) 3 and 5
(iv)4 and 5

11.The author explains the importance of discipline and boundaries in our lives using the example of:
(i)road accidents
(ii) traffic rules
(iii) lines on the highway
(iv)safe driving

12.What is the messages conveyed in the last paragraph of the passage?
(i) Love what you do
(ii) Love yourself to love others
(iii) Be the best version of yourself
(iv)Be yourself

Answers:-

1.(i) constant need for something different.
2. (iv) Option (4)
3. (iii) 1 and 4
4. (iii) How much is too much’
5. (iii) be possibly dangerous
6. (iv) Officials admit that the emergency system is……..in the longer run
7. (iv) offer advice to
8. (iv) stress
9. (ii) To organise our lives
10. (iii) (3) and (5)
11. (iii) lines on the highway
12. (iv) Be yourself




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