Reading comprehension test 284

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Question 1 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
We should preserve nature to preserve life and beauty. A beautiful landscape, full of green vegetation, will not justattract our attention but will fill us with infinite satisfaction. Unfortunately, because of modernization, much of nature is now yielding to towns, roads andindustrial areas. In a few places, some Natural reserves arenow being carved out to avert the danger of destroying Nature completely. Man will perish without Nature, so modern man should continue this struggle to save plants, which give us oxygen, from extinction. Moreover, Nature's essential to man's health.

What does 'nature' in the passage mean?

A
Countryside covered with plants and trees
B
Physical power that created the world
C
Inherent things that determine character
D
Practical study of plants and animals
Question 1 Explanation: 
In the passage nature covers the whole countryside. We can get a hint regarding this option from the line '.., because of modernization, much of nature is now yielding to towns, roads and industrial areas.'
Question 2 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which one of the following is the correct statement?
A
beauty is only skin-deep
B
everything is beautiful in its natural state
C
there is beauty in Nature
D
Nature is a moral teacher
Question 2 Explanation: 
Refer to the line: We should preserve nature to preserve life and beauty. This line highlights the underlying sentiment of the author wherein he wishes to highlight the beauty of nature.
Question 3 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What does the writer suggest?
A
We should not modernize, so that Nature can bepreserved
B
While modernizing we should be careful not to destroy Nature completely
C
All Nature has been destroyed by modern living
D
Carving out Natural reserves will hamper the growth of industries
Question 3 Explanation: 
The passage highlights that if nature ceases to exist, then the life of the man and life on this planet will be completely ruined. Remember, this question is effectively the central idea question and in this paragraph, the central idea is the suggestions to preserve nature. The author is not only highlighting how nature is being damaged but he also is urging us to act and save nature.
Question 4 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What does 'struggle' in the passage mean?
A
Man's struggle to exist in the world
B
Man's struggle to save Nature
C
Man's struggle to catch up with modern trends
D
Man's struggle to conserve oxygen
Question 4 Explanation: 
The author realizes that it is very important to save the nature and he calls it as struggle. The line from which we can identify the answer is: 'Natural reserves are now being carved out to avert the danger of destroying Nature completely. Man will perish without Nature, so modern man should continue this struggle to save plants...'
There are 4 questions to complete.

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