Class-8 Passage-25 Elephant (300 Words Objective Unsolved)

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The elephant is the heaviest animal to walk on Earth. An elephant could bear loading of 1200 pounds. They consume 300 pounds of food a day. An elephant infant could weigh 200 pounds at birth. Elephants could live up to 70 years. Elephants can be coached to bear logs with their trunks, and have been habituated in the forestry industry for numerous years. Elephants also use their trunks for water intake, bathing, food consumption and communication. Newly it was ascertained that elephants can intercommunicate over an outdistance of numerous miles applying  Unhearable sounds to humans. Elephants apply their ears as a cooling down arrangement. Blood courses through veins in the ears and as the elephant wave his ears, the blood cools off and courses through the body to cool off other parts. Elephant feet are bombastic and round in shape. They administer the large animal’s weight efficaciously. In the yesteryear, elephants were shot down and their feet were made up into umbrella stands and small tables for holidaymakers. Now elephants are saved by special laws. There are two varieties of elephants found commonly around the globe. They are the African elephant which is famous for its big ears and the Indian elephant which is famous for its larger trunks.  The African elephant matures up to 10 feet tall and weighs as much as 12,000 pounds. The Indian elephant matures up to 9 feet tall and weighs up to 8000 pounds. It’s lighter to describe because of its little ears. Most circus elephants are Indian elephants. A different name for the Indian elephant is the Asian elephant. Regrettably, there is an arising battle between elephants and humans as more of the elephants’ habitat is developed. Elephants can demolish the crops of a full village in a single night, and this also does differences. At this consequence, there are about 600,000 elephants remaining in Africa.

Qu.1- Which part of their body do elephants use for food consumption and communication?

A- Trunk                     B-. Blood courses                   C- veins                       D-Ears

Qu.2 -what is the weight of an infant elephant?

A-300 pounds               B-200 pounds                       C-1200 pounds           D- 12,000 pounds

Qu.3- Which elephant is larger after maturity?

A – African                   B-Indian                                C- both are equally large        D- cannot say

Qu.4  What administers the large animal’s weight efficaciously?

An a-round shape of trunk   B- bombastic feet               C- Blood courses                    D-their variety

Qu.5 – What makes difference in elephants’ look, height and weight?

A-Their varieties                                          B-their large trunks        

C-their hearing of  Unhearable  sounds  D-their power

Qu.6- Why were elephants shot down in past years?

A- their feet were useful                                                                     B-man was jealous of them 

C- their feet were bombastic and round in shape                         D- they were famous for their big ears

Qu.7-Find the most appropriate synonym of “CARRY” from the passage.

A- consume                 B- demolish                             C- habituated                                      D- bear 

Qu.8- Find the most appropriate antonym of “ SINGLE” from the passage.

A- Unhearable      B    – numerous    C- efficaciously        D-  habitat     

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