Comprehension


Direction: A passage is given with 5 questions following it. Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives
PASSAGE
Some languages are used by a few people. Others, such as Mandarin Chinese and English, are spoken by millions. Many people speak two or more languages. They may use one language at home with family and friends, and another at work or school. Regional variations of language are known as dialects. The Anglo Saxons, who conquered Britain at the end of the Roman Empire, spoke a Germanic language, which later became English. Other Germanic languages include Danish, Dutch, German and Swedish. English also contains French-derived words after it was ruled by French-speaking kings following the Norman Conquest.

  1. ________ is part of a Germanic language.









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    English

    Correct Option: C

    English


  1. English also included French words ________ the Norman Conquest









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    after

    Correct Option: A

    after



  1. _______ are regional variations of a language.









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    Dialects

    Correct Option: D

    Dialects


  1. A person who is good at foreign languages is known as









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    Linguist

    Correct Option: B

    Linguist



  1. Mandarin Chinese is spoken by ________ people.









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    many

    Correct Option: C

    many