Comprehension passages for bank exam

Read the following passage and answer the questions given below it:

Soft-bodied animals like caterpillars often fall a prey to voracious hunters like birds or reptiles . Despite having no means to ‘actively’ defend themselves, with  weapons like claws or jaws, they have nevertheless, evolved  other equally  effective deterrents  . A particular species of the caterpillar  live at an altitude of over 2,500 meters in the Himalayas . It uses prominent  colors to inform would  – be  predators of its inedibility . In the event that an inexperienced or adventurous bird did eat the caterpillar , it  would probably vomit it out soon after , and subsequently  desist  from attacking similar species in the future . Though this would do the unfortunate victim no good , the specific benefits . A rare example of the martyr among animals.

1.Caterpillars cannot defend themselves because they

a. Are lazy  b. Have no claws or jaw  c.  Are passive animals doing. Cannot acquire weapons

Ans:b

2. The expression “ other equally  effective deterrents “means

a. deterrents that are as powerful as those the caterpillars have

b. preventive weapons which  have equal effect of others

c.   . preventive equipment which is as effective as something that has been already mentioned in the passage

d. mechanism which  scares everyone equally well

Ans:d

3. The Himalayan caterpillar uses prominent colors  too

a. Defend itself  b. Warm the predator  c. Reveal itself   d. Attack the predator

Ans:b

4.Experienced birds do not  attack the Himalayan and  caterpillars   because they are

a. Diseased  b. b. Inedible   c. Repulsive  d. Very aggressive

Ans:b

5.In the context of this passage , a martyr is one who dies

a. To save others  b. While defending one’s homeland

c. Without any gain to oneself  d. Without putting up resistance

Ans:a

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