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    English Language : Comprehension Question & Answer

SET - 1 : Directions to solve 
Read the following passage and answer the questions based on it.

Regular physical activity provides numerous health benefits – from leaner bodies and lower blood pressure to improved mental health and cognitive functioning. As the school physical education programme promotes physical activity and can teach skills as well as form or change behaviour, it holds an important key to influencing health and well – being across the life span. To improve the fitness of students, we need to rethink the design and delivery of school – based physical education programme. Adults in the United States think that information about health was more important for students to learn the content in language arts, mathematics, science, history or any other subject. Deposit this high ranking, most school devote minimal curriculum time to teaching students how to lead healthy lives. Our first step might be to consider ways to increase curriculum time devoted to physical education. In addition, schools need to thoughtfully analyse the design and delivery of school physical education programme to ensure that they are engaging, developmentally appropriate, Inclusive and instructionally powerful.

According to this passage, regular physical activity is needed to
A.  control one’s blood pressure
B.  lose one’s weight
C.  Improve one’s cognitive skills
D.  Improve one’s physical as well as mental health

In order to tone up the physical education programme
A.  it should be made compulsory at school
B.  an assessment of the existing programme should be made
C.  a committee should be set up in every school
D.  the programme should be reoriented and implemented

According to the Americans, health educations is more important than teaching
A.  social science
B.  liberal arts
C.  any subject
D.  natural science

The author wants the reoriented physical education programme to be
A.  Given minimal curriculum time
B.  Very comprehension
C.  Relevant to the modern society
D.  Thoughtful

In order to improve the physical education programme, we should, first of all
A.  allot more time to the teaching and learning of physical activity
B.  Decide on the number of activity to be taught
C.  Employ qualified instructors
D.  Increase the teaching load of instructors