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Reading Comprehension :

Read the following passages and answer the questions given below by choosing the best option.

Journalism means several things. First of all, it means the ability to write and convey thoughts in a way that people will understand things quickly. It means being able to trim long articles in to shape. It means knowing your grammar and composition rules inside out and upside down. It also means a nose for news and feel for words, respect for truth and a sense of mission. A journalist should be able to size up a situation on the spot. He should also develop a deep insight into human conditions. No teacher can give you a feel for words.

  1. The passage is on………………………..

    (a) the journalists, surgeons and teachers

    (b) the merits of journalism

    (c) What journalism is all about (answer)

    (d) the journalist’s feel for words

  2. A journalist should be through with…………..

    (a) The rules as writing

    (b) the news

    (c) grammar and composition rules

    (d) the insight into human conditions (answer)

  3. One of the tasks of a journalist is to…………..

    (a) edit articles

    (b) maintain a good nose

    (c) respect everyone (answer)

    (d) exploit for news

  4. The ethics of journalism is……………..

    (a) respect for truth (answer)

    (b) understanding people

    (c) ability to write

    (d) search for news

  5. Which of the following statement is not true?

    (a) A plastic surgeon cannot help a journalist (answer)

    (b) A teacher can hardly assist a journalist.

    (c) Everyone can be a journalist

    (d) A journalist should be able to convey his thoughts to his readers.

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