3rd Class English Comprehension Passage - 1

Passage - 1

Category : 3rd Class

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Read the passage carefully and answer the following question: The Taj Mahal was built by one of the greatest Mughal emperor Shahjahan in the memory of his queen Mumtaz. The Taj Mahal is one of the most beautiful monuments in the world. It is made of white marbles. It looks very beautiful and wonderful if seen in the full moon night. It took almost twenty two years to complete the making of the Taj Mahal. About twenty thousand men worked to complete this building. The Taj Mahal is a great gift of love from a husband to his wife.  

 

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  Who built the Taj Mahal :

(A) Shahjahan                                                  

(B) Akbar

(C) Jehangir                                                       

(D) Aurangzeb

(E) Ashoka  

 

Answer: (A)

Explanation :

Shahjahan built the Taj Mahal. Therefore, option (A) is correct and rest of the options is incorrect.    

 

 

  In whose memory the Taj Mahal was built?

(A) Padma                                                          

(B) Jodha Bai

(C) Fatema                                                         

(D) Rani Roop Kumari

(E) Mumtaz  

 

Answer: (E)

Explanation:

The TajMahal was built in the memory of Mumtaz. Therefore, option (E) is correct and rest of the options is incorrect.  

 

 

  What kind of marble was used in the making of the Taj Mahal ?

(A) Green marble                                           

(B) Black marble

(C) Red marble                                                 

(D) White marble

(E) Yellow marble              

 

Answer: (d)

Explanation:

White marble was used in the making of the Taj Mahal. Therefore, option (D) is correct and rest of the options is incorrect.  

 

 

  How much time was taken to complete the Taj Mahal?

(A) 21 years                                                       

(B) 20 years

(C) 22 years                                                       

(D) 18 years

(E) 17 years  

 

Answer: (c)

Explanation:

22 years was taken to complete the Taj Mahal. Therefore, option (C) is correct and rest of the options is incorrect.  

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