7. Reading Skills Comprehension: Oils

By | April 20, 2020
Passage 13 - Oils (142 Words, Subjective, Unsolved)

This passage describes how oils spills. Read this passage and find out oils environmental impact as well as oils density. Reading Skills get sharpened by unseen passage reading comprehension test. We provide reading comprehension exercises with answers. Go through reading comprehension passages with multiple choice questions will help you in reading comprehension questions. We provide simple comprehension passages with questions and answers which have value based questions. These unseen comprehension passages are really helpful to all. Go through this reading comprehension pdf and reading passage worksheets to learn English.


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There are three main groups of oil, animal, vegetable and mineral. Great quantities of animal oil come from whales, these enormous creatures of the sea which are the largest remaining animals in the world. To protect the whale from the cold of Arctic seas, nature has provided it with a thick covering of fat called blubber. When the whale is killed, the blubber is stripped off and boiled down. It produces a great quantity of oil which can be made into food for human consumptions. The cod liver oil and the halibut oil, two kinds of fish, yield nourishing oil. Both the oils are given to the sick children and other invalids who need certain vitamins. Vegetable oils are used for cooking. Perfumes may be made from the oils of certain flowers. Soaps are made from vegetables, flower and animal oil.

i. What are the three main groups of oils?

ii. What are the uses of oils?

iii. How do we get oil from whales?

iv. What protects the whale from the cold?

v. Suggest a title for the passage.

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