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Comprehension and Current Affairs for top students (Part 2)

Current Affairs and good English are key to success… Read the following write-up and answer the question appearing between the paragraphs. This week, he accused left-wing nongovernmental organizations of deliberately starting the fires, but later admitted that he had no evidence to back up the claim. “Everything indicates that people went there to film and then to […]

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Comprehension exercise 25…

Comprehension 25… Read he passage and write the answers. Justice is 7 years old. She’s besotted with Frozen’s Princess Elsa and knows all the words to the film’s hit song “Let It Go.” Every morning, she collects the frangipani flowers that have fallen into her guardian’s yard in the Papua New Guinea capital Port Moresby and […]

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Comprehension exercise 24

Contrast between Goa and Hampi through a tourist’s eyes …  A visit to Hampi Ancient Vijayanagara, a crumbling 16th-century metropolis, is a stark contrast to the decadence of Goa’s beach life. Once the hippie paradise of the sixties, Goa’s beautiful beaches are now overrun with endless hawkers and techno music. Last year, the Indian state […]

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Comprehension exercise 23

Comprehension exercise 23 Read the article below about the hurdles in the path of girls’ education. The article has been taken from TIME. It is written by Nilanjana Bhowmick. Answer the questions that appear after each paragraph. ————————————.———————– Why India’s young girls’ enrolment in schools is not proceeding apace?  Neha Lal wipes her eyes with […]

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Comprehension exercise 22

The following story is written by Khusi Agarwal. It appeared in Livewire / Wire website. Read it and answer the questions in red. —————————————————————————————————————————————————. How an Internship Changed Everything for Me Last October, I interned for nine days, a seemingly insignificant period of time, at the Office of Mr. Harish Chandra Meena, the Member of […]

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Comprehension 18

Assam temple bids adieu to turtle hatchlings   They are being shifted to a zoo for the greater cause of reintroducing the species into the wild For the first time since it was established 294 years ago, a temple in Guwahati has let its presiding deity play second fiddle to the offspring of its resident […]

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Comprehension exercise 16

Comprehension exercise 16 Read the write-up given below, and answer the comprehension questions that follow. Please write full answers.   If you’ve bought a luxury leather handbag in Milan or Manhattan recently, chances are high that it was made in Sanjay Leekha’s three-storey factory in Faridabad on the outskirts of Delhi. But on Wednesday, the […]

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Comprehension 15

Comprehension exercise 15… China’s democratic dream was snuffed out as night fell on June 3, 1989. In mid-April, thousands of idealistic university students had gathered in the heart of Beijing to mourn the passing of an admired Communist Party official who had championed liberalizing reforms. In the weeks that followed, their vigil turned into a much […]

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ISC Unseen Comprehension exercise 2

ISC Unseen Comprehension exercise 2 Read the following very carefully. On 1 June 1999, a piece of computer software was released that changed the way we listen to music forever. Line 1 to 2 Napster didn’t exactly sound like something that would cause consternation in the boardrooms of record companies. But within a few short […]

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ISC Unseen Comprehension Question set – 1

ISC Unseen Comprehension Model Question set 1 Read the following write-up taken from Washington Post and answer the questions a, b, and c. After weeks of heightened tensions between Iran and the United States, national security adviser John Bolton’s visit to Abu Dhabi this week signaled that there isn’t an easy way out of the dispute that […]