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Subject :IEO    Class : Class 6

READ THE PASSAGE AND ANSWER THE QUESTIONS THAT FOLLOW.

African elephants are the largest land animals on Earth. They are slightly larger than their Asian cousins and can be identified by their larger ears that look somewhat like the continent of Africa. (Asian elephants have smaller, rounded ears.) Elephant ears radiate heat to help keep these large animals cool, but sometimes the African heat is too much. Elephant are fond of water and enjoy showering by sucking water into their trunks and spraying it all over themselves. Afterwards, they often spray their skin with a protective coating of dust.

An elephant's trunk is actually a long nose used for smelling, breathing, trumpeting, drinking, and also for grabbing things– especially a potential meal. The trunk alone contains about 100,000 different muscles. African elephants have two fingerlike features on the end of their trunk that they can use to grab small items. (Asian elephants have one.) Both male and female African elephants have tusks that they use to dig for food and water and strip bark from trees. Males use the tusks to battle one another, but the ivory has also attracted violence of a far more dangerous sort.

Since ivory is so valuable to some humans, many elephants have been killed for their tusks. This trade is illegal today, but it has not been completely eliminated. Hence, the African elephant population remains endangered. Elephants are herbivores and eat roots, grasses, fruit and bark. An adult elephant can consume up to 300 pounds of food in a single day. These hungry animals do not sleep much, and they roam over great distances while foraging for the large quantities of food that they require to sustain their massive bodies.

Female elephants (cows) live in family herds with their young, but adult males (bulls) tend to roam on their own. Having a baby elephant is a serious commitment. Elephants have a longer pregnancy than any other mammal–almost 22 months. Cows usually give birth to one calf every two to four years. At birth, elephants already weigh some 200 pounds and stand about 3 feet tall. Grown adults can weigh anywhere from two-anda-half to seven tons, and measure up to 13 feet. Premature baby elephants normally don't make it in the world. After a twenty two month gestation period, a mother elephant and her baby form a practically unbreakable bond. The babies dependontheirmother'smilkforthefirsttwo years of life. When a female baby is born, it will normally stay with her mother for her whole life.

African elephants, unlike their Asian relatives, are not easily domesticated. They roam throughout sub-Saharan Africa and the rainforest of central and West Africa. The continent's northernmost elephants are found in Mali's Sahel desert. The small, nomadic herd of Mali elephants migrates in a circular route though the desert in search of water.

The African elephant sprays itself with water because ________.

Aits skin absorbs water to quench its thirst
Bit must keep its tusks moist
Cit is fond of water and enjoys showering when the temperature rises
DAll of these


hey is anyone gonna explain this!

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Class : Class 6

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Class : Class 7
The answer is c

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Subject :IEO    Class : Class 4

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Class : Class 4
the correct answer is C

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Subject :IEO    Class : Class 4

Read the poems carefully and answer the questions that follow :
Granny Comb My Hair

Granny, Granny
please comb my hair,
you always take your time
you always take such care.
You put me to sit on a cushion
between your knees,
you rub a little coconut oil
parting gentle as a breeze.
Mummy Mummy
she's always in a hurry-hurry rush
she pulls my hair
sometimes she tugs.
But Granny,
you have all the time in the world
and when you're finished
you always turn my head and say,
'Now who's a nice girl?'
- Grace Nichols
Who is the speaker in this poem?

A A nice little girl
B Grandmother
C Grandfather
D A little boy


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Class : Class 4
A little nice girl

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Class : Class 4
Answer is B

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Subject :IEO    Class : Class 4

Read the poems carefully and answer the questions that follow :
Granny Comb My Hair


Granny, Granny
please comb my hair,
you always take your time
you always take such care.
You put me to sit on a cushion
between your knees,
you rub a little coconut oil
parting gentle as a breeze.
Mummy Mummy
she's always in a hurry-hurry rush
she pulls my hair
sometimes she tugs.
But Granny,
you have all the time in the world
and when you're finished
you always turn my head and say,
'Now who's a nice girl?'
- Grace Nichols
Which oil is rubbed on hair?

A Coconut oil
B Olive oil
C Mustard oil
D Almond oil


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Subject :IEO    Class : Class 4

Read the poems carefully and answer the questions that follow :
Grandpa Dropped His Glasses


Grandpa dropped his glasses once
In a pot of dye,
And when he put them on again
He saw a purple sky.
Purple fires were rising up
From a purple hill,
Men were grinding purple cider
At a purple mill.
Purple Adeline was playing
With a purple doll;
Little purple dragonflies
Were crawling up the wall
And at the supper-table
He got crazy as a loon
From eating purple apple dumplings
With a purple spoon
- Leroy F. Jackson
Adeline was playing with a purple __________.

A ball
B baby
C doll
D none of these


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Class : Class 4
Answer is doll

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Subject :IEO    Class : Class 4

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Class : Class 5

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Class : Class 8
The answer should be A

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Class : Class 5
too much easy!

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Subject :IEO    Class : Class 6

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Subject :IEO    Class : Class 4

READ THE PASSAGE AND ANSWER THE QUESTIONS THAT FOLLOW.
In 2014 the islanders of the Isle of Head chose altogether to stop government interference on their small island. They decided to purchase the whole island as a consortium now known as 'The Isle of Head Organisation', or TIHO for short. They now, like many other islands off the west coast, can set their own standard of living using a village tribunal system. In fact, this was what they were after originally. This way of living is not unfamiliar, but what they have decided to do on their island is somewhat quirky.
Head currently has limited access to the mainland and as the population shrank as too did the number of visitors; consequently, there is no need for frequent ferries. Although, it's not unknown for there to be multiple sailings at the weekend which people like greatly for the ease of access. That combined with a journey time of just over 25 minutes on calm seas and sometimes over 1-hour per sailing on other days has meant that the service operates on a 'need to' basis and sails only once there are enough passengers waiting to make the crossing worthwhile.
The village has several highly skilled citizens which has proved useful as they have decided that they will, in the most part, be self-sufficient. Central to this philosophy is the principle that they will educate their own primary and secondary school pupils and that the three 20-year olds will study together communicating through the web with colleges and universities elsewhere. It has been raised as a potential issue and there is an inquiry ongoing to check that the education the islanders get is of a suitable standard.
Choose the best title or heading for the passage.

A School's Out
B The Way Ahead
C Mainland Headache
D TIHOtastic


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