Choose the word opposite to the underlined word
Jatin always lifts up the situation with his humourous jokes.
READ THE PASSAGE AND ANSWER THE QUESTIONS THAT FOLLOW.
Once there was a king of Scotland whose name was Bruce. He needed to be both brave and wise because the times in which he lived were wild and bad. The king of England was at war with him and had led a great army into Scotland to drive him out of the land. Battle after battle had been fought. Six times Bruce had led his brave little army against his enemies and six times his men had been beaten and driven into flight. At last his army was scattered, and he was forced to hide himself in the woods and in lonely places among the mountains. One rainy day, Bruce lay on the ground under a shed listening to the pitter patter of the drops on the roof above him. He was tired and weak at heart and ready to give up all hope. It seemed to him that there was no use for him to try to do anything more. As he lay thinking, he saw a spider over his head getting ready to weave her web. He watched her as she moved slowly and with great care. Six times she tried to throw her frail thread from one beam to another, and six times it fell short. Poor thing, said Bruce, you, too, know what it is to fail. But the spider did not lose hope even with the sixth failure. With still more care, she was ready to try for the seventh time. Bruce almost forgot his own troubles as he watched her swing herself out upon the thin line. Would she fail again? No! The thread was carried safely to the beam and fastened there. I, too, will try a seventh time! Bruce decided. He arose and called his men together. He told them of his plans and sent them out with messages of cheer to his disheartened people. Soon there was an army of brave Scotchmen around him. Another battle was fought, and the king of England was glad to go back into his own country. The lesson which the little creature had taught the king was very valuable.
In which attempt did Bruce finally win?
Choose the best response for the given
How will you end a letter written to your cousin?
CYours only friend
DThank you, Bye.
according to me the answer is d because it would an informal letter but the answer according to sof the answer is b
Choose the best response to complete each conversation.
Dan : "Could you help me clean my cycle next Sunday please?"
Feroz : "____________."
AMy cycle too got very dirty last Sunday
BWeekends are the best days to clean things
CYes, definitely I can cycle on Sundays
DOh, sorry, I'm going out next weekend
Read the passage and answer the questions that follow.
Pelicans are birds. There are more than half a dozen species of pelicans. All of them have the sack for which the birds are best known for all over the world. The sack is like a big bag of skin hanging under their bill or their mouth. These large carnivorous birds use them to catch fish.
Many pelicans fish by swimming in a group. They may form a line or a "U" shape and drive fish into shallow water by beating their wings on the surface. When fish collects in the shallows, the pelicans simply scoop them up. The brown pelican, on the other hand, dives on fish from above and traps them in its bill. Pelicans do not store fish in their pouch, but simply use it to catch them and then tip it back to drain out water and swallow the fish immediately. The American white pelican can hold some 11.5 litres of water in its bill. Young pelicans feed by sticking their bills into their parents’ throats to retrieve food.
Along with giant pouch, pelicans are large birds with short legs, and they appear rather clumsy on land. Once in water, they are strong swimmers, thanks to their webbed feet. This means that webbing connects all four of their toes, even the back toe.
Pelicans are found on many of the world’s coastlines and also along lakes and rivers. They travel in flocks. They also breed in groups called colonies, which typically gather on islands. The average life span of pelicans in the wild is about 10 to 25 years and their average body size is about 1.8 metres but when they open their wings their wingspan is around 3 metres. These large birds usually weigh around 13 kgs.
In North America, the brown pelican is endangered, but populations are recovering to some extent. Chemical pesticides, which damage the eggs of pelicans and many other species, devastate the sea birds.
Pelicans are splendid fliers, too, and can soar like eagles with their giant wings. Getting up in the air can be challenging without the help of the wind. Pelicans must run over the water while beating their big wings and pounding the surface of the water with both feet in harmony to get enough speed for take off.
How does the brown pelican catch fish?
ABy diving on fish from above
BBy storing fish in their pouch
CBy beating their wings
DBy cornering fish into low waters