COMPREHENSION NO. 10
Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given at the end.
Newspapers keep us constantly in touch with the whole of mankind. In olden days a man's world consisted of his own village and one or two neighbouring villages. It was difficult for him to know what was going on in other parts of the country. But today the press assisted by rapid means of communications brings us news from the farthest corners of the globe. The press is also responsible for educating public opinion. The laws of a nation are really shaped by its press. In fact, the public receives guidance from the newspapers. Thus their power in modern times is really great.
1. What good do the newspapers do to us?
2. Why in olden days man could not know what was going on in far off places?
3. What is the responsibility of the press today?
4. How are the laws of a country shaped nowadays?
5. How are newspapers a source of public guidance?
6. What is your opinion about the power of the press?
1. Newspapers keep us constantly in touch with the whole of mankind.
2. In olden days man could not know what was going on in far off places for want of means of communication and newspapers.
3. Today the press is responsible for educating public opinion.
4. Newspapers play a great part in shaping the laws of a country.
5. Newspapers are a source of public guidance because newspapers bring the public full information relating to all aspects of the society.
6. Press has great power. It educates public opinion and shapes the laws of a country.