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Wednesday, 13 September 2017

SSC Quiz | English Language | 13 - 09 - 17

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Q.1-5. An eco warrior is a person who engages in some sort of activity to save the ecology or environment. The word was coined in the 1990s by the British media. All over-the world there have been groups or people who sound the alarm bells when environment is struck indiscriminately. Eco warriors have a flag that is used internationally. It has a green background with red oval shape in the centre. In the middle of this are three yellow coloured sticks tied to form a tripod.

You too can be an eco warrior by adopting simple activities like bird watching or tree hugging. Gather your friends and form an Eco Warriors club. Get the exact reference of the flag from the internet and make flags or badges for everyone in the club.
Make sure everyone wears them to all meetings. Have a meeting once every two weeks. Keep a notebook and pen for taking notes and setting goals. Elect a leader for the Club.
To help you get started with your club activities, here’s a bit of history for inspiration. Our very own eco warriors came to light with the Chipko movement of the 1970s. It was a historic event that took place in present day Uttarakhand, to exercise the right over forests. The women farmers of village Reni, in Chamoli district hugged trees to protest against the deforestation of the Garhwali forests.
These days tree cutting is such a common sight - for road widening and building of flyovers and urban rail transport systems. If you are witnessing this in your area, meet your area’s welfare association and insist that the authorities plant an equal number of trees in the locality wherever possible to make up for the trees that have been cut. Take it upon yourself to see that these trees are watered regularly and nurtured well till they grow.

Q.1. They hugged trees to

(A) show their love for trees and animals

(B) show their protest

(C) protest against deforestation

(D) protest against afforestation

Q.2. Chipko movement and eco warriors have one and the same motto. Which is nearest in meaning ?

(A) The eco warriors came to light because of Chipko movement.

(B) Both strive ibr saving the environment.

(C) They focus on saving trees in the cities only.

(D) The forest is saved by the eco warriors only.

Q.3. Who is an ‘eco warrior’ ?

(A) Fighter

(B) Enemy of environment

(C) Saver of ecology

(D) Hater of pollution

Q.4. The word was coined in the 21st century by the British media.

(A) True

(B) False

(C) Partially true 

(D) Ambiguous

Q.5. The simple activities adopted normally by an eco warrior are

(A) internet browsing

(B) bird watching, tree hugging

(C) forming a club

(D) forming a club and internet browsing

Q.6-10. In the following questions, some of the sentences have errors and some have none. Find out which part of a sentence has an error and blacken the circle corresponding to the appropriate letter (A, B, C)’ If there is no error, blacken the circle corresponding to (D) in the Answer Sheet.
Q.6. So far, private investment in railways (A)/ has not been as much as (B)/ it has been in other infrastructure sectors.(C)/ No error (D)

Q.7. A new wave of high definition home decor products (A)/ has swept the market that include (B)/ products such as

high definition paints and tiles. (C)/ No error (D)

Q.8. If your parents take care of you upto the time (A)/ you cut your teeth (B)/ you take care of them as they losse theirs.(C)/ No error (D)

Q.9. The Bhagavada gita encouraged us (A)/ to be calm and serene (B)/ irrespective of the situations we face in life.(C)/ No error (D)

Q.10. Kabaddi is a sport (A)/ that is high on (B)/ intensity, energy, fitness and skill. (C)/ No error(D)

Answer:


Q.1.(C)

Q.2.(B)
Q.3.(C)
Q.4.(B)
Q.5.(B)
Q.6.(D)
Q.7.(B) ‘Includes should replace include’.
Q.8.(C) ‘When should replace as’.
Q.9.(A) ‘Encourages should replace encouraged as the sentence is in simple present tense.
Q.10.(B) ‘Which should replace that’.



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