3rd Class English Comprehension Passage - 2

Passage - 2

Category : 3rd Class

*      Passage - 2

 

Read the passage carefully and answer the following question: India is a land of rivers and mountains. There are many rivers in India. The Ganga is one of them. The Ganga arises from the mighty Himalayas and ends into the Bay of Bengal. She is one of the longest rivers of India. Many big and small cities are situated on the banks of this river. The water of Ganga is considered holy by many. It is used for irrigation and also as a means of transportation. Boats and ships move in river Ganga.    

 

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  The passage is about which river?

(A) Gomti                                                           

(B) Son

(C) Kosi                                                                

(D) Ganga

(E) Narmada  

 

Answer: (D)

Explanation:

This passage is about the river Ganga. Therefore, option (D) is correct and rest of the options is incorrect.  

 

 

  From which one of the following mountains the Ganga has arisen?

(A) Himalayas                                                   

(B) Aravali

(C) Mount Abu                                                 

(D) Kanchenjunga

(E) Kilimanjaro  

 

Answer: (A)

Explanation:

The origin of river Ganga is in Himalayas. Therefore, option (A) is correct and rest of the options is incorrect.  

 

 

  Where does the river Ganga end?

(A) Bay of Bengal                                            

(B) Assam

(C) Bihar                                                              

(D) Sikkim

(E) Tripura  

 

Answer: (A)

Explanation:

The Ganga ends in Bay of Bengal. Therefore, option (A) is correct and rest of the options is incorrect.  

 

 

  The water of which river is considered holy?

(A) Kosi                                                                               

(B) Yamuna

(C) Gandak                                                        

(D) Mahanadi

(E) Ganga  

 

Answer: (E)

Explanation:

The water of Ganga is considered holy by many. Therefore, option (E) is correct and rest of the options is incorrect.  

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