Category: Unseen Passage for Class 7

  • Unseen Passage: Cricket

    Cricket grew out of many stick and ball games played in England about 500 years ago. The word ‘bat’ is an old English word which simply means a club or a stick. By the seventeenth century, cricket had evolved enough to be recognised as a distinct game. Till the middle of the eighteenth century, bats…

  • Unseen Passage: Galileo

    Very soon, Galileo found himself in the University. He was a strong young man with red hair and a cheerful face but was very short tempered. He often disagreed with his teachers. The professors at Pisa disliked him because he was determined to think for himself and test all the theories they taught him by…

  • Unseen Passage: National Anthem

    National Anthems are sung or played on special occasions in almost all the countries of the world. They are patriotic songs, sung as a mark of honour to the countries concerned. These are sung to inspire patriotic feelings in people. It is believed that ‘Kim Gao’ song sung in Japan, was the first national anthem…

  • Unseen Passage: India

    India is the largest country in South-East Asia. India has very high mountains in the North, called Himalayas. It is surrounded by the Arabian Sea in the West, the Bay of Bengal in the East and the Indian Ocean in the South. India has various types of climates. The climate on the Himalayan mountains is…

  • Unseen Passage: Camel and Jackal

    A camel and a jackal were friends. One day, the jackal took his friend to a big sugarcane farm. It was on the opposite side of the river. After a sumptuous meal the jackal began to howl loudly. The camel pleaded jackal not to do so, but jackal said that it was his habit. Soon…

  • Unseen Passage: Banana

    During an auspicious or special occasion banana plant, complete with fruit and flower is tied to the entrance. This plant is a symbol of completeness and a prosperous family. From the point of nutrition, banana is rich in fibre and potassium. With an abundance of vitamins and minerals, banana is a healthy part of any…

  • Unseen Passage: Farmer and Stork

    A farmer placed a net over the field that he’d just planted for catching a bunch of crows that came to eat his seeds. Caught with them was a stork that had broken its leg in the net. The stork did not want to be punished like crows so it pleaded the farmer for his…

  • Unseen Passage: Lion and Owl

    Once, the lion the king of the jungle, the lion said to its friend, “As you know I am the king of the jungle and my cub is going to be the next king, I want to provide him with the education that is fit for a king. Please suggest a good teacher for my…

  • Unseen Passage: Mother Teresa

    Agnes Bojakhiu was born in Skopje, Yugoslavia of Albanian parents. Her father was a prosperous merchant. She was attracted to the life of missionary in India at a very early age. At eighteen, taking the name of Teresa in the memory of Little Flower of Lisieux, she entered the Missionary Order of the Loreto Sisters…

  • Unseen Passage: Speaking Frankly

    It is not always easy in company to speak frankly and if you don’t want to be considered a bad-mannered person, you have to watch constantly for signs. It is not easy, for example, to listen for long to any one person. Try in company to take only a fair share of the conversation. If…

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