67. Reading Skills Comprehension: Books

By | June 18, 2019

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 (N.DA. 1993)

Read the Passage carefully and answers the following Questions:-

 Books are, by far, the most lasting product of human effort. Temples crumble into ruin, pictures and statues decay, but books survive. Time does not destroy the great thoughts which are as fresh today as when they first passed through their author’s mind. These thoughts speak to us through the printed page. The only effect of time has been to throw out of currency the bad products. Nothing in literature which is not good can live for long. Good books have always helped the man in various spheres of life. No wonder that the world keeps its books with great care.

 1. Of the products of human effort, books are the most

(a) enjoyable

(b) useful

(c) permanent

(d) important

 2. Time does not destroy books because they contain

(a) high ideals

(b) great ideas

(c) useful material

 (d) subject-matter for education

3.’lb throw out of currency” means

(a) extinguish

(b) forget

(c) destroy

(d) put out of use

 4. The world keeps its books with care because

(a) they make us successful.

(b) they help us in various spheres of life.

(c) they bring great ideas to us.

(d) they educate us.


1. (c)

2. (b)

3. (d)

4. (b)

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