RBSE Class 7 English Writing Comprehension Passages are part of RBSE Solutions for Class 7 English. Here we have given Rajasthan Board RBSE Class 7 English Writing Comprehension Passages.
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Rajasthan Board RBSE Class 7 English Comprehension Passages
परीक्षा में एक Unseen Passage भी दिया जाएगा। इस Passage पर आधारित कुछ प्रश्न पूछे जाएंगे। Unseen Passage के प्रश्नों का उत्तर लिखते समय ध्यान देने योग्य बातें:
1. Passage को ध्यानपूर्वक पढ़कर समझना चाहिए।
2. Passage में कुछ कठिन शब्दों के अर्थ स्पष्ट न होने पर घबराना नहीं चाहिए। जो शब्द समझ में आते हों उन्हीं के आधार पर गद्यांश का सही अर्थ समझने का प्रयत्न करना चाहिए।
3. प्रश्न जिस Tense में पूछा जाए उत्तर भी सदैव उसी Tense में दिया जाना चाहिए।
Read the following passages carefully and answer the questions given below :
निम्नलिखित गद्यांशों को ध्यानपूर्वक पढ़कर नीचे दिए गए प्रश्नों के उत्तर लिखिए।
Unseen Passage 1
Many years ago there was a miser named Lakhimal in Banswara. He had a lot of money but he never spent any of it. He never ate good food and he never bought new clothes. He had only one pair of shoes. On wet grounds he always took them off and put them into his pockets. He was very rich but he was not happy. He wanted more money. One day a man came to him and said, “There is a rich man named Karorimal in Nagaur. He spends less and saves more than you every day. Go to him and be his pupil.” Lakhimal thanked the man and the next day he went to Nagaur.
miser = कंजूस
wet grounds = गीली जमीन
pupil = शिष्य
- Where did Lakhimal go to meet Karorimal?
- How many pairs of shoes did he have ?
- What did Karorimal do everyday ?
- What did Lakhimal want?
- What did Lakhimal do with his shoes on the wet grounds ?
- Find from the passage the word which means : disciple
- (c) Nagaur
- He had only one pair of shoes.
- Karorimal spent less and saved more than Lakhimal everyday.
- Lakhimal wanted more money.
- On wet grounds he took his shoes off and put them into his pockets.
Unseen Passage 2
The Taj Mahal is on the bank of the river Yamuna in Agra. It is one of the most beautiful and famous buildings of the world. Shahjahan built it in the memory of his queen Mumtaz Mahal. Shahjahan was one of the greatest of the Mughal emperors. He was the grandson of Akbar. Shahjahan loved Mumtaz Mahal very much. At the age of 35 the queen died. The emperor became very sad. He built a beautiful tomb over her grave. He spent crores and crores of rupees on it. Many people go to Agra to see the Taj.
bank = किनारा।
famous = प्रसिद्ध।
memory = स्मृति।
sad = दुखी।
tomb = समाधि।
- Mumtaz Mahal died at the age of ……
- Why did the emperor become sad ?
- Where is the Taj Mahal?
- Who was Shahjahan ?
- Why do many people go to Agra ?
- Find from the passage the word which means: ruler of an empire.
- (a) 35
- The emperor became sad on the death of his queen.
- The Taj Mahal is in Agra.
- Shahjahan was one of the greatest of the Mughal emperors. He was the grandson of Akbar.
- Many people go to Agra to see the Taj.
Unseen Passage 3
Getting up early gives many benefits. It gives good start. In the early morning, the mind is fresh. There are few disturbances. So the work done at that time is generally well done. The early riser also finds time to take some exercise in the fresh morning air. This exercise supplies him with a fund of energy. It will last until the evening. By beginning so early, he knows that he has plenty of time to do all the works in time. All his works are finished in good time. He has a long interval of rest in the evening before he goes to bed.
- In the early morning, the mind is ..
- What does an early riser get in the morning?
- How can we do all the works in time ?
- When can the early riser get a long interval of rest?
- When do we get our mind fresh ?
- Find from the passage the word which means : advantages.
- (b) fresh
- An early rise gets a fund of energy which lasts until the evening.
- By beginning our routine very early, we can do all the works in time.
- The early riser can get a long interval of rest in the evening before he goes to bed.
- We get our mind fresh in the early morning.
Unseen Passage 4
The elephant is different from other animals because of two things- its trunk and its tusks. The trunk of the elephant is very long. Elephants use their trunks in many ways. When they face an enemy it is a weapon for them. They also use their trunks to breathe and to drink water. The trunk is the most sensitive part of the elephant’s body. Even a small boy can shoot an elephant by hitting it on the trunk with an arrow. The tusks of an elephant make it look beautiful. Only male elephants have tusks, the females don’t. People, therefore, hunt only the males, not the females.
- What is the most sensitive part of the elephant’s body ? :
(a) The trunk
(b) The tusks
(c) The tail .
(d) The legs
- Why do people hunt only the male elephants instead of females ?
- In what things the elephant is different from other animals ?
- What weapon does an elephant use when it faces an enemy?
- What makes an elephant look beautiful ?
- Find from the passage the word which means : good looking.
- (a) The trunk
- Male elephants have tusks so people hunt only the males.
- The elephant is different from other animals because of its trunk and tusks.
- The elephant uses its trunk as a weapon when it faces an enemy.
- The elephant’s tusks make it look beautiful.
Unseen Passage 5
One day a lion was sleeping in a forest. A mouse ran over him. The lion woke up and caught the mouse. He became angry and wanted to kill it. The mouse requested him not to kill it and set it free. The mouse. promised to help the lion some day. The lion laughed at this and set it free. One day the lion was caught in a hunter’s net. He could not get out of it and roared loudly. The mouse heard it and ran to him at once. The mouse cut the net with its teeth and set the lion free. Even a little mouse was helpful to a big lion.
- Who was sleeping in the forest ?
(a) The hunter
(b) The mouse
(c) The lion
(d) The animals
- Why did the lion roar loudly?
- Where was the lion caught one day ?
- What did the mouse request the lion ?
- How did the mouse cut the net ?
- Find from the passage the word which means : annoyed.
- (c) The lion
- The lion roared loudly because he could not get out of hunter’s net.
- The lion was caught in a hunter’s net in the forest one day.
- The mouse requested the lion not to kill it and set it free.
- The mouse cut the net with its teeth.
Unseen Passage 6
The parents play an important part in bringing up their children. They sacrifice their pleasures for the sake of their children. They labour hard to feed and clad them. They try their best to give them the best possible education. They provide all possible facilities to them. They also fulfil their physical needs. So it is the moral duty of the children to look after their parents in their old age. They should respect and help them in every way. Service to parents is the true service to God.
- Service to parents is the true service to…..
- What do the parents do for the sake of their children?
- Why do they labour hard ?
- What is the moral duty of the children towards their parents ?
- How should children respect their parents ?
- Find from the passage the word which means : necessities
- (a) God.
- The parents sacrifice their pleasures for the sake of their children.
- They labour hard to feed and clad their children.
- The moral duty of the children is to look after their parents in their old age.
- Children should respect their parents in every way.
Unseen Passage 7
One night the little prince was fast asleep in his bed, while Panna’s own child was in her lap. She was singing softly to him to put him to sleep. At once there was a great noise in the palace. Then a servant came
running to say that Banbir had killed Rana Vikramajit and was coming to kill the prince.
Panna wanted to save the prince. So she took up the little child. She hid him in a fruit basket and covered it with leaves. She told the servant to take it outside and hide it among the trees.
Banbir, the wicked man, burst into the room. His eyes were red, his face was furious. He roared and asked Panna where the prince was.
- Who has been called the wicked man in this passage ?
(a) The little prince
(c) Banbir 2
- What information did the servant give to Panna ?
- Where was the little prince asleep?
- Who was there in Panna’s lap ?
- What was Panna doing when the servant came in ?
- Find from the passage the word which means : very angry.
- (c) Banbir.
- The servant informed Panna that Banbir had killed Rana Vikramajit and was coming to kill the prince.
- The little prince was asleep in his bed.
- Panna’s own child was in her lap.
- Panna was singing softly to her child to put him to sleep when the servant came in.
Unseen Passage 8
Once a king was always afraid of being ill. He shut all the doors and windows of his palace tight in the cold weather and never went out. Yet with all his care he was always ill. One day he said to his minister, “I wonder, why am I so sick ? Can you explain this to me?” :
: The minister said, “It is better to take no care than to be over-careful.” One day the king met a shepherd who was very poor. He was wearing very few clothes. He had no shoes. The king said to him, “Do you never suffer from cold or fever ? Do you stay out all
- According to the minister it is better to
take no care than to be :
(c) carried .
- What did the king do in the cold weather ?
- What did he ask the minister ?
- Whom did the king meet one day ?
- What was the poor shepherd wearing ?
- Find from the passage the word which means : want to know something.
- (a) over-careful.
- The king shut all the doors and windows of his place tight in the cold weather and never went out.
- He asked the minister why he was so sick.
- The king met a poor shepherd one day.
- The poor shepherd was wearing very few clothes.
Unseen Passage 9
Once there lived a lame man in a village. In the same village there was a blind man. One day the village caught fire. The fire could not be put out. The villagers began to run. These two men were helpless. How could they run from the village? The blind man asked the lame man to sit on his shoulders and show him the way. The lame man did so. Thus they were able to save their lives.
- A person who cannot see is called……..
- Where did the lame man live ?
- What happened in the village one day?
- What did the villagers do ?
- What did the blind man ask the lame man to do?
- Find from the passage the word which means : extinguish.
- (b) blind
- The lame man lived in a village.
- One day the village caught fire.
- The villagers began to run.
- The blind man asked the lame man to sit on his shoulders and show him the way.
- put out.
Unseen Passage 10
Gandhiji is called the ‘Father of the Nation’. He is known as one of the greatest men in the world. He was born on October 2, 1869, in Gujarat. His full name was Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. He was educated in England. He went to South Africa to practise as a lawyer. When he returned to India, he started movements against the British to make India free. His movements were based on truth and nonviolence. He was sent to jail several times. At last India was freed on August 15, 1947. On January 30, 1948 he was shot dead by a man named Nathuram Godse. Bapu lived and died for India.
- Gandhiji’s movements were based on…..
(a) truth and non-violence .
(b) weapons and violence
(d) youth of India.
- When was Gandhiji born ?
- Why did Gandhiji go to South Africa ?
- When was India freed ?
- Who killed Gandhiji ?
- Find from the passage the word which means : began
- (a) truth and non-violence.
- Ghandhiji was born on October 2, 1869.
- He went to South Africa to practise as a lawyer.
- India was freed on August 15, 1947.
- Nathuram Godse killed Gandhiji.
Unseen Passage 11
Last month; the Great Indian Circus came to our town. One day I visited the circus with mummy and daddy. The show began with rope-walking by young girls. It was followed by swinging. It was really very thrilling. One-wheel cycling was also very interesting. Performances by trained horses, elephants and tigers were superb. Goats were shown riding tigers. Goats didn’t seem frightened at all. “The Well of Death’ was highly risky. A motor-cyclist motored inside the well. Occasionally, a dwarf dressed up as a clown entertained the audience. The show lasted nearly three hours. It was really a great fun. My daddy proposed to visit it once more after a week.
- The show lasted nearly ………
(a) two hours
(b) three hours
(c) four hours
(d) five hours
- What was the name of the circus ?
- How did the show begin ?
- What was highly risky ?
- Who entertained the audience ?
- Find from the passage the word which means : afraid..
- (b) three hours.
- The name of the circus was ‘the Great Indian Circus’.
3. The show began with rope-walking by young girls.
4. ‘The well of Death’ was highly risky.
5. A dwarf dressed up as a clown entertained the audience.
Unseen Passage 12
Pollution is everywhere even in small towns and villages. In every part of the world, forests are being cut down for constructing buildings.
Trees give shade in summer to weary people. At the same time, they are a treasure house of oxygen. We often see people with breathing problems. This is only because of reducing of oxygen in atmosphere day by day. This is, again, because of cutting forests at a large scale.
The trees are a boon to us and their cutting is a curse to mankind. Without greenery, it is not possible to live happily. So, it is the duty of every citizen to take care of the environment.
- It is not possible to live happy without
- What are the treasure house of oxygen ?
- Why are forests cut down ?
- What is a curse to mankind ?
- What is the duty of every citizen ?
- Find from the passage the word which means : tired.
- (b) greenery
- Trees are the treasure house of oxygen.
- Forests are cut down for constructing buildings.
- The cutting down of trees is a curse to mankind.
- It is the duty of every citizen to take care of the environment.
Unseen Passage 13
Allahabad is an important town. The two great rivers Ganga and Yamuna meet here. Such a meeting of two rivers is called Sangam. In ancient times, Rishis made their Ashrams at this place. The ancient name of Allahabad is Prayag. Emperor Akbar named it Allahabad i.e. ‘Abode of Allah’. He also built a very large fort on the right bank of the Yamuna.
During the British rule, a university was founded here. Many scholars have come out from Allahabad University. It is called the ‘Oxford of the East’. Allahabad has given more than one Prime Minister to India. The High Court of Allahabad is also very important. It is one of the biggest High Courts of Asia.
The guavas of Allahabad are very sweet and famous.
- Which fruit of Allahabad is very famous ?
- Which two rivers meet in Allahabad ?
- What is the ancient name of Allahabad ?
- What does the word ‘Allahabad’ mean?
- What is called the ‘Oxford of the East’?
- Find from the passage the word which means: well known.
- (c) guava
- The two great rivers Ganga and Yamuna meet in Allahabad.
- The ancient name of Allahabad is Prayag.
- The word ‘Allahabad’ means ‘Abode of Allah’.
- Allahabad University is called the ‘Oxford of the East.’
Unseen Passage 14
Mohan was returning from school. It was a very cold day. He saw an old beggar sitting by the side of the road. The man was shivering with cold. Mohan felt pity for him. He took off his woollen coat and gave it to the beggar. The beggar put it on. His joy knew no bounds. There were tears of joy in his eyes. He heartily blessed Mohan.
Mohan returned to his house. He was shivering. He told his mother everything. He was afraid that his mother would rebuke him. But the mother embraced him. She said that she was proud of her son. Mohan’s father was also pleased with him.
- Whom did Mohan see on the way ?
(a) school boys
(b) an old beggar
(d) his father
- What did Mohan give the beggar ?
- Who blessed Mohan ?
- Why was the man shivering ?
- What did Mohan’s mother tell him ?
- Find from the passage the word which means : scold.
- (b) an old beggar.
- Mohan gave his coat to the beggar.
- The beggar blessed Mohan.
- The man was shivering with cold.
- Mohan’s mother told him that she was proud of him.
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