52. Reading Skills Comprehension: Inspiration

By | June 18, 2019

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INSPIRATION

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 India has always been an utmost inspiration for the world at large for her fabulous wealth, both material and economic prosperity as well as her spiritual excellence. It brought here both traders and invaders along with preachers and seekers in search of truth and salvation. All of them came through land routes by undertaking long and hazardous journeys which put a lot of stress and strain on their physique and nerves. Thus, the troops of Alexander mutinied and refused to march beyond Bees because of their weariness and fatigue in fighting and homesickness. They had, therefore, to be perforce dispatched hack. Many invading tribes like Kasha’s, Huns and Sakes in the ancient era and the Turks and Munhall during the medieval age, however, chose to make this land their own home and absorbed themselves in the stream of her life. They attempted their best to bring more and more lustre to her glory and enriched her culture, heritage and tradition.

1. The passage speaks valuably of

(a) India’s past glory

(b) invaders who attacked India

(c) India’s fabulous wealth

 (d) India as a home for foreigners

 2. What in India attracted traders, invaders and preachers?

 (a) It’s material and economic prosperity

(b) It’s material and spiritual wealth

(c) The knowledge of truth and salvation

(d) Its fabulous wealth and glory

3. What exerted the foreigners who came to India?

 (a) India’s immense riches

(b) India’s land routes

(c) Tiresome and risky journeys to India

(d) Fighting with natives

4. What forced Alexander to move back to his country?

(a) The resistance of the natives

(b) The revolt of his army men

 (c) Sickness in his troops

(d) Lack of fighting spirit in his people

5. What good did Munhall bring to this country?

 (a) They absorbed themselves into the stream of her life.

 (b) They made India their homeland.

 (c) They enriched its glory.

(d) They increased its wealth.

ANSWERS:-

1. (a)

2. (b)

3. (c)

4. (b)

5. (c)

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