NTSE Exam Papers : 2017 Punjab State (LANGUAGE COMPREHENSION TEST)
- PART -3
- LANGUAGE COMPREHENSION TEST
- (Q. Nos. 1 to 50)
- Max. Marks : 50
- State : Punjab
Directions (Q. Nos 1 - 5) :
Read the passage and answer the question given below it:
Some people think you need a kitchen to cook dinner. But you can make easy, delicious meals outside over a campfire.
One easy campfire meal is baked potato. You wrap the potato in tin foil and put it under the flames in the hot ashes. After an hour, the heat from the fire will cook the potato. Open up the tin foil package and you have a baked potato!
It is also easy to roast food over a campfire. You can put hot dogs or sausages on sticks and hold them in the fire. The flames will cook the meat. For desert, you can roast marshmallows on sticks. Hold them near the fire until they turn golden and begin to melt. But do not leave anything in the fire too long, or it will turn completely black and taste like ashes.
There are many nice things about campfire meals. To make these meals, you do not even need to know anything about cooking. Some people also say that food tastes better when cooked and eaten outside. But the best part of these campfire meals is there are no dishes to wash afterwards.
151. As used in paragraph 2, which is an example of a package?
(A) French fries are served on a tray in the cafeteria.
(B) A new toy comes wrapped up in a plastic box.
(C) Cookies are easy to remove when there is tin foil on the cookie sheet.
(D) You can use a knife to cut open an orange instead of peeling it.
152. The author warns that if you leave anything in the fire too long, it
(A) Can get burned
(B) Can be dangerous
(C) Will melt
(D) Will fall off the stick
153. Which sentence from the passage best describes why campfire meals are easy to make?
(A) “But you can make easy, delicious meals outside over a campfire.”
(B) “You wrap the potato in tin foil and put it under the flames in the hot ashes.”
(C) “It is also easy to roast food over a campfire.
(D) “To make these meals, you do not even need to know anything about cooking.”
154. After reading the passage, we can conclude that
(A) You do not need much to cook a campfire meal.
(B) Cooking over a campfire is more fun than in a kitchen.
(C) Roasting food on a stick or wrapping it in tin foil is the only way to cook a campfire meal.
(D) If you do not cook in a kitchen, you do not have any dishes to wash.
155. According to the author, the best part of these campfire meals is that they
(A) Are easy
(B) Are delicious
(C) Taste better outside
(D) Use no dishes