CLASS 9TH ENGLISH 3 Reading Comprehension-I MP BOARD NCERT Pariksha Adhyayan ENGLISH 9th
3 Reading Comprehension-I
Read the following passages and answer the questions ven below:
Q1. A market is a place bustling with all kinds of activities. Our local vegetable
market where we go every evening to buy vegetables is really difficult to describe
It is extremely congested because of the various stalls, push carts and vendors selline
vegetables even sitting on the ground.
The sight of fresh fruits and vegetables is most attractive and appealing to the
eyes. Despite the dirty and narrow lanes, the lure of getting fresh fruits and vegetables
gives one the incentive to go there everyday. During the evenings, this market is very
crowded and chaotic and vendors can be heard selling their products in the loudest
and most noisy way possible.
(a) What kind of place is a market?
(b) Why the vegetable market is congested ?
(e) The sight of fresh fruits and vegetable is ……… (Fill up the blank)
(d) When is this market very crowded ?
(e) Give the noun form of ‘describe”
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(a) What do most of the animales do?
(b) What should they do instead?
(e) What will be the result of adopting sys?
(d) Write the word from the passage which means ‘satisfactory
(e) Give the noun form of indulge
(A) Most of the animal lovers buy pets #high price and they say that they
true animal lovers.
(b) They should pause and think that if they really love male shey food
(c)instead adope stray animals and take care of them as pote
(e) In this way, they will be giving healthy life to incent sont
Q3. India’s Asiatic lions have a new home. There are over Asiatic long in India
and Gujarat’s Gir Wildlife Sanctuary is their only home in the city. The Gw Fontes
National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary, with a total area of 1412 sq km, is located 5 kn
to the South-East of Junagarh in Gujarat. The national park and wildlife Sanctuary
is considered to be one of the most important protected areas in Asia. In 1914, the
population of lions in the sanctuary was limited to 284. It was due to the efforts of the
state wildlife authorities and conservationists that the 2010 census showed the population
of the lions to be 411.
(a) Which is the new home of India’s Asiatic lions?
(b) Where is this new home situated ?
(e) What was the population of lions in the sanctuary in 1994 ?
(i) 300, (ii) 284,
(iii) 201, (iv) 250
(d) What did 2010 census show the population of the lions ?
(e) Give the noun form of locate’,
(a) The new home of India’s Asiatic Lion is Gir Wildlife Sanctuary in Gujarat.
(b) This new home is situated in the state of Gujarat
(c) (i) 284.
(d) The 2010 census showed the population of the lions to be 411.
Q4. Derek sneaked into Mr. Lamb’s garden thinking that there is nobody around.
He was shocked when he heard a voice which says, “Mind the apples’. Derek was
embarrassed and consequently clarified that he thought that it was an empty house and
he had not come to steal anything, Mr. Lamb assured him that he need not to be afraid
of anything and he does not mind strangers entering his garden or his house. The gates
are always open and everyone is welcome
(a) Who sneaked into the garden ?
(b) What did he think and hear ?
(c) What did Mr. Lamb assure him?
(d) Give the noun form of ‘assure’.
(e) Identify the word from the passage, which is opposite in meaning to ‘full’
(a) Derek sneaked into Mr. Lamb’s garden.
(b) He thought that there was nobody around. He heard a voice which said,
“Mind the apples.
(c) Mr. Lamb assured him that he need not to be afraid of anything and he does
not mind strangers entering his garden or his house.
Q5. As J. F. Kennedy rightly said, “Physical fitness is not only one of the most
important keys to a healthy body, but it is also the basis of dynamic and creative
Being physically fit does not necessarily mean having a lean body, it actually
means one should have strong body endurance, along with good muscle strength and
cardiovascular fitness. It is also important to remember that a physically fit body is
generally accompanied with a happy and satisfied state of mind,
(a) What does physically fit man actually mean?
(b) What does a physically fit body accompany with ?
(c) What is meant by being physically fit?
(d) Who said, “Physical fitness is not only…… …”?
(i) Jawaharlal Nehru, (ii) Mahatma Gandhi,
(iii) J. F. Kennedy, (iv) Martin Luther King
(e) Give the antonym of dynamic’.
(a) It actually means that one should have strong body endurance, along with
good muscle strength and cardiovascular fitness.
Q6. Gautama Budith (563 DC 483 BC) began life as a prince named Siddhartha
Gautama, in Northern Iodia. At twelve, he was sent away for schooling in the Hindu
sacred scriptures and four years later he returned home to marry a princess. They had
a son and lived for ten years as befitted royalty.
At about the age of twenty-five, the prince, heretofore shielded from the sufferings
of the world, while our hunting chanced upon a sick man, then an aged man, then a
funeral procession, and finally a monk begging for alms. These sights so moved him
that he at once went out into the world to seek enlightenment concering the sorrows
he had witnessed
(a) Who was Gautama Buddha ?
(i) prince, (ii) A peasant,
(iii) A trader, (iv) A robber.
(b) What did Gautama Buddha study ?
(c) What did Gautama Buddha witness while hunting ?
(i) Beauty of nature
(ii) The pleasure of hunting,
(iii) Joy of life outside the palace,
(iv) Sufferings of people in various forms.
(d) What did Buddha finally see?
(c) Why did Buddha at once go out into the world?
(a) (b) A prince.
(b) Gautama Buddha studied the Hindu sacred scriptures.
(c) (iv) Sufferings of people in various forms.
(d) He saw a monk begging for alms.
(e) Buddha at once went out into the world to seek enlightenment concerning the
sorrows he had witnessed.