English Grammar Practice Test 1

English Grammar Practice Test 1   1. No sooner did the Chief Guest climb up to the dias then the bomb exploded. (a) than (b) before (c) when (d) No improvement Ans. a 2. The owner was unhappy at Gaurav because he did not complete the work in time. (a) is unhappy at (b) is … Read more

Reading Comprehension Practice Test 25

Reading Comprehension Practice Test 25 Direction: Read the following passage and answer questions No. 1 to 5 based on it. The chief condition of happiness, then barring certain physical prerequisites, is the life of reason the specific glory and power of man. Virtue, or rather excellence will depend on clear judgement, self-control, symmetry of desire, … Read more

Poetry Comprehension Practice Test 24

Poetry Comprehension Practice Test 24   To a Butterfly I’ve watched you now a full half-hour Self poised upon that yellow flower; And, little Butterfly! indeed I know not if you sleep or feed. How motionless!-not frozen seas More motionless! and then What joy awaits you, when the breeze Hath found you out among the … Read more

Reading Comprehension Practice Test 23

Reading Comprehension Practice Test 23   The Silk Harvest The Bretton family spent the next week collecting and sorting their cocoons into baskets, grouping together, as well as they were able to, those that were to be kept for breeding, those that were soiled or imperfect and those that were double. They also separated the … Read more

Poetry Comprehension Practice Test 23

Poetry Comprehension Practice Test 23   If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too; If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or being lied about, … Read more

Reading Comprehension Practice Test 22

Reading Comprehension Practice Test 22   In these times of worldwide skyrocketing energy costs, experts are turning to perhaps the only energy source that is still immune to price fluctuations: the sun. Economic necessity appears to be largely responsible for the rapidly growing acceptance of solar heat as an alternative source. Electricity has been a … Read more

Reading Comprehension: Strategy and Questions and Answers

Reading Comprehension

Reading Comprehension   READING COMPREHENSION One of the major aims of teaching a language is to enable the learner to express himself correctly in spoken as well as written form of the language. Therefore, evaluation of comprehension skills is a basic component of any exam these days. In this context, Reading Comprehension develops the skill … Read more

Reading Comprehension Practice Test 21: Questions and Answers

Reading Comprehension Practice Test 21   That’s the way it happened that Gilbert and his mother came back to their home at midnight. For this story isn’t about the hours in the city, it’s about reaching home so very late. Gilbert was wide awake when the cab drew up at their own door, and he … Read more

Poetry Comprehension Practice Test 22

Poetry Comprehension Practice Test 22   If If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too; If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or being lied … Read more