Comprehension Passage 1

<![CDATA[<p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: #000080; font-size: 14pt;"><strong><span style="font-family: 'times new roman', times, serif;"><u>Comprehension Passage: Aunt Polly and Tom</u></span></strong></span></p> On Saturday morning, Aunt Polly sends Tom out to whitewash the fence. Jim passes by, and Tom tries to get him to do some of the whitewashing in return f...

Transformation of Sentences: Degree of Comparison

<![CDATA[<div align="justify"> 1. A horse is more intelligent than an ass. An ass is not as intelligent as a horse. 2. A wise enemy is better than a foolish friend. A foolish friend is not as good as a wise enemy. 3. Bombay is the best sea-port in India. No other seaport in India is as good as Bombay. 4. Disraeli was the greatest statesman of England. No other statesman of England was as great as Disraeli. ...

ICSE 2011 Practice Paper Comprehension

<![CDATA[<div style="text-align: justify;"> Read the passage given below and answer the question a, b, c, and that follow: La Nina is an atmospheric phenomenon when the equatorial waters of eastern Pacific Ocean turn unusually cold. It is the opposite of El Nino when the eastern waters are warmer than usual. Both events create the greatest global impact in winter time. La Nina — The Little Girl —has enormous adverse effect glob...

ICSE 2011:Comprehension: Practice

<![CDATA[<div align="justify"> Read the passage given below and answer the questions a, b, c, and d that follow: The aim of teaching is to create in the qualitative elevation of mind and exaltation of character or ideals or conduct. What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches. A good teacher cannot be partial or narrow-minded. A worthy idea of a teacher can motivate students to act positively and achieve their ...

Comprehension :Poem

<![CDATA[<div style="color: blue; text-align: justify;"><span style="color: red;"><b>Question 1</b></span><b> </b>Read the following poem and answer the questions that follow:<br /> Someone dropped a burning match Unheeded by the way It caught on fire some underbrush; Its user did not stay. From grass to brush from brush to tree So stealthily it ran, That no one ever guessed o...