Unseen Comprehension Passage Class 7 Ex. 18 & 19

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                                                                              PASSAGE-18

Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions that follow –
The first tip for a good day of ice fishing is to wear the right clothes. You should dress in layers. Wear 2 or 3 shirts, so you can take off a layer when you are warm. Wear a face mask, a warm hat with ear flaps over your ears, and warm gloves and boots. The second tip is to stay warm. Some people put up cloth tents when they go ice fishing. Some people own small ice houses where they can stay warm. You can use a small heater inside the tent or outside on the ice. Be sure to take a hot drink like hot chocolate. You should move around to stay warm. Some people take ice skates.The third tip is to check the ice. Look at it carefully. The ice must be 4 or more inches thick. This is the ice rule: “Thick and blue, tried and true. Thin and crispy, way too risky.” Thick ice is safe for ice fishing. Thin ice is dangerous. The fourth tip is to take the right tools. You need to drill a hole in the ice with an ice drill. Then make the hole bigger with a chopping tool, like an ax. You need to carry your bait in a bait bucket. Use worms or small fish for bait. You need a chair to sit on. Take a folding chair so you can carry it easily. Be sure to take your fish hooks and fishing rod! Pull all your tools on a sled. Take your cell phone. You might need to call for help. The fifth tip is to have a great time!
1) You need ear flaps over your ears to…


A. keep water out of your ears.                   B. protect your ears from noise.
C. keep your ears warm.                               D. Both A and B are correct.

2) You should move around to…
A. keep warm in the cold weather.              B. keep from falling in the water.
C. scare the large animals away.                  D. make the fish come to you.

3) How should you check the ice?
A. Look at the ice carefully.                           B. Chop a hole in the ice.
C. Drill a hole in the ice.                                  D. Skate on the ice.

4) What can you use for bait?
A. Hot chocolate                                            B. Small fish
C. Worms                                                       D. Both B and C are correct.

5) How thick must the ice be?
A. 2 inches                                                       B. 3 inches
C. 4 inches                                                        D. 5 inches

6) Tents are…
A. hats                                                              B. boots
C. heaters                                                         D. shelters

7) Another way to say check is…
A. look over carefully.                                  B. cut with an ax.
C. follow the rule.                                          D. use the right tool.

ANSWER

1. . keep your ears warm 2. keep warm in the cold weather
3. Look at the ice carefully 4. Both B and C are correct. 5. 4 inches 6. Shelters
7. look over carefully

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PASSAGE-19

Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions that follow –
Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809 in a log cabin in Kentucky. A cabin is a small house made of wood. When he was seven years old, his family moved to Indiana. In 1830, the family moved to Illinois. As a boy, Abraham Lincoln loved books. He always borrowed books from his neighbors. He read them for a short time and then took them back to their owners. He grew very tall. He was 6’4” tall. He weighed 180 pounds.
Abe Lincoln studied law in his free time. He was also interested in politics. He ran for political office. He lost in 1832. Later, he was elected to the Illinois legislature 4 times – in 1834, 1836, 1838, and 1840. People in the legislature make the laws. He became president of the United States in 1861. He was the 16th president of the U.S.
There was a war between the North and the South in the U.S. It was the Civil War. Lincoln called men to fight for the North. The North won the war. There were slaves in the South. Slaves work for no money. They must work. They are not free to do what they want. Lincoln set the slaves free in 1863. He let them go so they did not have to be slaves anymore. Lincoln is famous for that.

1) Where was Lincoln born?
A. Illinois                B. Indiana                C. Kentucky                     D. Tennessee

2) Lincoln moved to Indiana at age…
A. 4.                        B. 6.                           C. 7.                                 D. 12

3) What did Lincoln do in his free time?
A. He helped his neighbors            B. He enjoyed running         C. He studied wars         D. He studied law.

4) When did Lincoln become president?
A. 1838                   B. 1840               C. 1861                   D. 1863

5) Abraham Lincoln was the _____ president of the United States..
A. 1st                      B. 6th                 C. 12th                      D. 16th

ANSWER
1. Kentucky             2. . 7                  3. He studied law               4. 1861 5. 16th

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