Reading Comprehension - Literature: Around the World in Eighty Days

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This adventure novel by Jules Verne, first published in 1872, tells the story of Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed French valet Passepartout who attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days on a wager of £20,000 set by his friends at the Reform Club.

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12. The signal man said “The train can’t go on.The bridge cannot
support the the weight.”It was a suspension bridge.

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railroad cars.
.2.To teach so as to make.

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of another.

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under my charge.
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for the trip.
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on to the track.
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* Two endless metal
belts on which a
vehicle travels.
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* The policemen are
trying to track the
stolen objects.
* We followed the track
that ran parallel to the
* It is not good to cross
the railway track.Let’s
use the over bridge.

Read the lesson and write the associated words.
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Whistle Bridge
shrill suspension

The words in green describe things. They are called
describing words or adjectives.

Read the lesson,find suitable .
words and fill up the blanks.
* The motorcycle screeched to a stop as a big dog c------ k
across the road.
* The p--------- took more than an hour to cross a point
thousands of people were there in it.
* The war was at its peak.The people s-------- every ti
aero plane flew overhead. ;
* The driver r-------- the car as the way was blocked. *
* The programme started well.But after sometime so
after this I----------- i
* He s------ the paper under the door.
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27. Use the words and letters given and find three words
that end with the same sound.
To break upon an action.
People moving in an
orderly way.
Something hung.

procession ,

1Tall ,steep land forms
3An inland body of standing water:
4a steep vertical face ofa rock.
5 A narrow passage through aSteep walled
6 A small shallow river.
8 A raised tip of hills or mouitaiits
2 Avery vast body of salt water
4 A deep narrow valley withsteep sides
and often with a stream passing through it.

7 A natural body of flowing water.
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