64. Reading Skills Comprehension: Countryside

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(C.D.S. 1993)

Read the Passage carefully and answers the following Questions:-

Overall the countryside, wherever one goes, indications of the technique are visible to the Seeing Eye. By technique is meant an exercise of skill acquired by practice and directed to a well- foreseen end. It is the name for the action of any of our powers after they have been so improved by training to perform that action with certainty and success.

 1. The italicized phrase in the sentence “Overall the countryside, wherever one goes, indications of the technique are visible to the seeing eye” implies

 (a) seeing the particular characteristics of things

 (b) seeing with a clear eyesight

(c) perception caused by understanding

(d) application of some special device for the analysis of the things seen

2. The most important aspect of technique’, as defined in the passage, is the use of skill

(a) for handling tools and machines

(b) for an understanding of the functions of tools and machinery

 (c) for observation and analysis

(d) for a definite purpose

3. ‘Skill’ in this passage means

(a) ‘any of our powers’

(b) the ability to do things well by hand,

 (c) the ability to master techniques

 (d) the ability that has been tested by experience which makes success sure

4. The definition of the word ‘technique’ as given in the passage, does not overemphasize

(a) scientific methods

(b) results

(c) theoretical knowledge

(d) practice and performance

5. The implied intention of the writer is to

 (a) widen the scope of the term ‘technique’

(b) mock at the gadgets

 (c) reject the popular meaning of the term ‘technique’

(d) uphold the superiority of traditional techniques


1. (c)

2. (d)




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