57. Reading Skills Comprehension: Structure

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STRUCTURE

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Something is radically wrong with the entire structure of human relationships that makes man delight in killing a man, whether it be in the name of civilization or religion or anything else. Two wrongs do not make a right, hatred must beget hatred. It is this fundamental truth that women have got to bring home to the people in their respective countries. No peace treaties can avail that have revenge as their basis and self-righteous arrogance and hypocrisy in the so-called victors. But women are the natural preservers of life.

1. Which of the following expresses most accurately the idea contained in the opening sentence of the passage?

 (a) Man destroying another man is a painful practice.

(b) A social structure that permits people to kill each other for religion is inherently rotten.

 (c) It. is strange that one religion encourages its followers to kill the followers of another religion,

(d) It is wrong on man’s part to derive pleasure out of killing others for any motive whatsoever

2. The expression ‘Two wrongs do not make a right’ means that

(a) a wrong action in retaliation does not mend matters.

(b) hatred destroys the person who perpetrates it.

 (c) a tit for tat policy aggravates hatred.

 (d) even repeated assertions of a wrong statement do not make it right.

 3. Which of the following statements is not implied isthmian.

(a) the tendency to kill others professing a different religion.

 (b) It is the duty of women to foster peace and harmony amongst their countrymen.

(c) Peace treaties among nations tend to establish peace in the world.

 (d) If you hate someone, he is bound to respond with the same feeling.

4. Which word is opposite in meaning to ‘preserver’ as used in the passage?

 (a) enemy

(b) destroyer

 (c) rival

(d) belligerent

5. Which of the following would sum up most suitably the central idea of the passage?

 (a) The role of women in the world of hatred and violence

(b) Man’s instinct of destroying others

(c) Hatred leads to further hatred

 (d) The significance of peace treaties

ANSWERS:-

1. (d)

2. (a)

3. (c)

4. (b)

5. (a)

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