Practice Question 6: Reading Comprehension

That large animals require a luxuriant vegetation, has been a general assumption which has passed from one work to another; but I do not hesitate to say that it is completely false, and that it has vitiated the reasoning of geologists on some points of great interest...

Practice Question 5: Reading Comprehension

The name of Florence Nightingale lives in the memory of the  world by virtue of the heroic adventure of the Crimea. Had she  died – as she nearly did – upon her return to England, her  reputation would hardly have been different; her legend would  have...

Practice Question 4: Reading Comprehension

The pioneers of the teaching of science imagined that its introduction into education would remove the conventionality, artificiality, and backward-lookingness which were characteristic; of classical studies, but they were gravely disappointed. So, too, in their time...

Practice Question 3: Reading Comprehension

“Strange Bedfellows!” lamented the title of a recent letter to Museum News, in which a certain Harriet Sherman excoriated the National Gallery of Art in Washington for its handling of tickets to the much-ballyhooed “Van Gogh’s van Goghs” exhibit. A huge proportion of...

Practice Question 2- Reading Comprehension

A new education policy is in the process of being finalized by the ministry of human resource development (MHRD). The new policy is aimed at making education both emancipator and enabler while encouraging innovation over rote learning. District- and block-level...

Practice Question 1- Reading Comprehension

The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) is not only a pioneering livelihood security programme but also a great example of proactive disclosure of information through its Management Information System (MIS). It is the first...