2nd Class English Comprehension (Prose and Poetry) Question Bank

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  • question_answer1)

    Read the following passage carefully and answer the question that follow, by selecting the correct corresponding option.
    April Fool's Day is a fun day for children. They play practical jokes and tricks on one another. These tricks are harmless. They are also easy to do. For example, the computer mouse can be taped to the table The user will be puzzled when he cannot move his mouse, no matter how hard he tries. Children are often the ones who come up with the simplest but funniest tricks.
    Who enjoy April Fool's Day most?

    A) Fools

    B) Users

    C) Children

    D) Mouse

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    Read the following passage carefully and answer the question that follow, by selecting the correct corresponding option.
    April Fool's Day is a fun day for children. They play practical jokes and tricks on one another. These tricks are harmless. They are also easy to do. For example, the computer mouse can be taped to the table The user will be puzzled when he cannot move his mouse, no matter how hard he tries. Children are often the ones who come up with the simplest but funniest tricks.
    Practical jokes are

    A) harmful.

    B) harmless and difficult to do.

    C) funny, harmless and easy to do.

    D) simple and harmful.

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    Read the following passage carefully and answer the question that follow, by selecting the correct corresponding option.
    April Fool's Day is a fun day for children. They play practical jokes and tricks on one another. These tricks are harmless. They are also easy to do. For example, the computer mouse can be taped to the table The user will be puzzled when he cannot move his mouse, no matter how hard he tries. Children are often the ones who come up with the simplest but funniest tricks.
    Children often

    A) tell jokes to one another.

    B) move computer mouse.

    C) use computers well.

    D) play funny tricks.

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    Read the following passage carefully and answer the question that follow, by selecting the correct corresponding option.
    April Fool's Day is a fun day for children. They play practical jokes and tricks on one another. These tricks are harmless. They are also easy to do. For example, the computer mouse can be taped to the table The user will be puzzled when he cannot move his mouse, no matter how hard he tries. Children are often the ones who come up with the simplest but funniest tricks.
    What is the meaning of the word 'puzzled' as used in the passage?

    A) Angry

    B) Worried

    C) Simple

    D) Confused

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    Read the following passage carefully and answer the question that follow, by selecting the correct corresponding option.
    Charan and Ram played hide-and-seek the whole afternoon. Ram hid in places that were hard to find - Charan's wardrobe, under the table and behind the curtains. Charan always found Ram easily but Ram had difficulty finding him. He always found the best places to hide.
    Who is the cleverer of the two?

    A) Ram

    B) Ram's brother

    C) Charan

    D) Charan's brother

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    Read the following passage carefully and answer the question that follow, by selecting the correct corresponding option.
    Charan and Ram played hide-and-seek the whole afternoon. Ram hid in places that were hard to find - Charan's wardrobe, under the table and behind the curtains. Charan always found Ram easily but Ram had difficulty finding him. He always found the best places to hide.
    What is the meaning of the word 'seek' as used in the passage?

    A) Hide

    B) Chase

    C) Play

    D) Find

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    Read the following passage carefully and answer the question that follow, by selecting the correct corresponding option.
    Charan and Ram played hide-and-seek the whole afternoon. Ram hid in places that were hard to find - Charan's wardrobe, under the table and behind the curtains. Charan always found Ram easily but Ram had difficulty finding him. He always found the best places to hide.
    Which is the place that Ram did not hide in?

    A) His wardrobe

    B) Under the table

    C) Behind the curtain

    D) Charan's wardrobe

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    Read the following passage carefully and answer the question that follow, by selecting the correct corresponding option.
    Charan and Ram played hide-and-seek the whole afternoon. Ram hid in places that were hard to find - Charan's wardrobe, under the table and behind the curtains. Charan always found Ram easily but Ram had difficulty finding him. He always found the best places to hide.
    'The best place' according to Charan is

    A) the place where Ram hides.

    B) the table.

    C) the curtain.

    D) the place which Ram can't easily find.

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  • question_answer9)

    Read the following passage carefully and answer the question that follow, by selecting the correct corresponding option.
    I have a pet,
    Polly the parrot, who was shy at first.
    But now he greets all,
    Talks non-stop,
    Sings songs small.
    Is eager to jump and hop -
    All due to my love and care.
    He can even pass the alphabet test in class.
    He indeed stands out from the rest.
    How I am proud of that!
    Who taught the parrot?

    A) The neighbours

    B) The shopkeeper

    C) The pet's owner

    D) The children

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    Read the following passage carefully and answer the question that follow, by selecting the correct corresponding option.
    I have a pet,
    Polly the parrot, who was shy at first.
    But now he greets all,
    Talks non-stop,
    Sings songs small.
    Is eager to jump and hop -
    All due to my love and care.
    He can even pass the alphabet test in class.
    He indeed stands out from the rest.
    How I am proud of that!
    What is the poet proud of?

    A) The parrot was shy.

    B) The parrot stands up.

    C) The parrot takes rest.

    D) The parrot is special.

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    Read the following passage carefully and answer the question that follow, by selecting the correct corresponding option.
    I have a pet,
    Polly the parrot, who was shy at first.
    But now he greets all,
    Talks non-stop,
    Sings songs small.
    Is eager to jump and hop -
    All due to my love and care.
    He can even pass the alphabet test in class.
    He indeed stands out from the rest.
    How I am proud of that!
    Who/What is Polly?

    A) A parrot in the forest

    B) A great talker

    C) A child's pet

    D) A singer

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    Read the following passage carefully and answer the question that follow, by selecting the correct corresponding option.
    I have a pet,
    Polly the parrot, who was shy at first.
    But now he greets all,
    Talks non-stop,
    Sings songs small.
    Is eager to jump and hop -
    All due to my love and care.
    He can even pass the alphabet test in class.
    He indeed stands out from the rest.
    How I am proud of that!
    What did Polly the parrot do (or not do) when he was shy?

    A) It sang songs.

    B) It greeted all.

    C) It did not stop talking.

    D) It did not talk.

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  • question_answer13)

    Read the following passage carefully and answer the question that follow, by selecting the correct corresponding option.
    Most people have a hobby that they can do on their own. Meera's hobby is playing badminton. However, Meera needs to look for someone to play with her all the while. Very often, Meera has to wait until her brother finishes his work before they can have a game of badminton.
    When can Meera play badminton?

    A) When she finishes her work

    B) When she is free

    C) When her brother is free

    D) When it is a holiday

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    Read the following passage carefully and answer the question that follow, by selecting the correct corresponding option.
    Most people have a hobby that they can do on their own. Meera's hobby is playing badminton. However, Meera needs to look for someone to play with her all the while. Very often, Meera has to wait until her brother finishes his work before they can have a game of badminton.
    With whom does Meera play badminton?

    A) With her friends

    B) On her own

    C) With her brother's friend

    D) With her brother

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    Read the following passage carefully and answer the question that follow, by selecting the correct corresponding option.
    Most people have a hobby that they can do on their own. Meera's hobby is playing badminton. However, Meera needs to look for someone to play with her all the while. Very often, Meera has to wait until her brother finishes his work before they can have a game of badminton.
    Meera can play badminton

    A) before her brother finishes his work.

    B) after her brother finishes his work.

    C) while her brother finishes his work.

    D) as her brother starts his work.

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    Read the following passage carefully and answer the question that follow, by selecting the correct corresponding option.
    Most people have a hobby that they can do on their own. Meera's hobby is playing badminton. However, Meera needs to look for someone to play with her all the while. Very often, Meera has to wait until her brother finishes his work before they can have a game of badminton.
    Hobbies are usually carried out

    A) when brothers finish their work.

    B) by the people themselves.

    C) when they have work.

    D) when they get rewards.

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    Read the following passage carefully and answer the question that follow, by selecting the correct corresponding option.
    Do you know why a turtle goes into its shell? It does so when it is frightened. The shell is hard so it will protect the turtle. The turtle will not be hurt even when mischievous boys throw sticks, pebbles and twigs at it.
    Why does the turtle go into its shell?

    A) Because it is afraid

    B) Because it is warm

    C) Because it is comfortable

    D) Because it lives in water

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    Read the following passage carefully and answer the question that follow, by selecting the correct corresponding option.
    Do you know why a turtle goes into its shell? It does so when it is frightened. The shell is hard so it will protect the turtle. The turtle will not be hurt even when mischievous boys throw sticks, pebbles and twigs at it.
    The hard shell of the turtle

    A) is under the turtle.

    B) keeps the turtle safe.

    C) frightens the turtle.

    D) hurts the turtle.

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    Read the following passage carefully and answer the question that follow, by selecting the correct corresponding option.
    Do you know why a turtle goes into its shell? It does so when it is frightened. The shell is hard so it will protect the turtle. The turtle will not be hurt even when mischievous boys throw sticks, pebbles and twigs at it.
    What is the meaning of the word 'pebbles' as used in the passage?

    A) stones

    B) sand

    C) rocks

    D) mud

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    Read the following passage carefully and answer the question that follow, by selecting the correct corresponding option.
    Do you know why a turtle goes into its shell? It does so when it is frightened. The shell is hard so it will protect the turtle. The turtle will not be hurt even when mischievous boys throw sticks, pebbles and twigs at it.
    Why do some children throw pebbles, sticks or twigs as given in the passage?

    A) Because they have too many pebbles, sticks and twigs.

    B) Because they are mischievous.

    C) Because the turtle frightens them.

    D) Because they like to see the turtle go into its shell.

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    Read the following passage carefully and answer the question that follow, by selecting the correct corresponding option.
    Haider the tailor, has a shop in Hyderabad. It has been around for more than twenty years. Haider starts work at seven o'clock every morning. He closes the shop only at ten o'clock at night.
    He has a variety of cloth. Most of it is for making suits and gowns. He has many custormers. They like the clothes that he makes, because they fit them very well.
    The big stores sell many different styles of clothing. The clothes are not very expensive too. However, many people still want Haider to sew their clothes because he uses materials of good quality. He also helps his customers to design clothes that suit them.
    Haider has been working as a tailor for _________.

    A) a short time

    B) a long time

    C) the past twenty days

    D) the past twenty months

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    Read the following passage carefully and answer the question that follow, by selecting the correct corresponding option.
    Haider the tailor, has a shop in Hyderabad. It has been around for more than twenty years. Haider starts work at seven o'clock every morning. He closes the shop only at ten o'clock at night.
    He has a variety of cloth. Most of it is for making suits and gowns. He has many custormers. They like the clothes that he makes, because they fit them very well.
    The big stores sell many different styles of clothing. The clothes are not very expensive too. However, many people still want Haider to sew their clothes because he uses materials of good quality. He also helps his customers to design clothes that suit them.
    Haider usually sews clothes which are worn _______.

    A) for important occasions

    B) at home

    C) when playing outdoors

    D) in school

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    Read the following passage carefully and answer the question that follow, by selecting the correct corresponding option.
    Haider the tailor, has a shop in Hyderabad. It has been around for more than twenty years. Haider starts work at seven o'clock every morning. He closes the shop only at ten o'clock at night.
    He has a variety of cloth. Most of it is for making suits and gowns. He has many custormers. They like the clothes that he makes, because they fit them very well.
    The big stores sell many different styles of clothing. The clothes are not very expensive too. However, many people still want Haider to sew their clothes because he uses materials of good quality. He also helps his customers to design clothes that suit them.
    Haider uses ________ materials to make the clothes.

    A) thick

    B) rare

    C) good

    D) cheap

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    Read the following passage carefully and answer the question that follow, by selecting the correct corresponding option.
    Haider the tailor, has a shop in Hyderabad. It has been around for more than twenty years. Haider starts work at seven o'clock every morning. He closes the shop only at ten o'clock at night.
    He has a variety of cloth. Most of it is for making suits and gowns. He has many custormers. They like the clothes that he makes, because they fit them very well.
    The big stores sell many different styles of clothing. The clothes are not very expensive too. However, many people still want Haider to sew their clothes because he uses materials of good quality. He also helps his customers to design clothes that suit them.
    According to the writer, clothes sold in the big stores are usually __________ .

    A) of better quality

    B) more expensive

    C) cheap

    D) plain and do not have designs

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