English Prose Comprehension (solved) for standard 5 to 8-Passage-3

Rain causes flood inĀ  Chennai! Rivers run-down streets in Adyar, Chennai.

People living in chennai were hit by torrential rain last night, which made rivers run down the streets.

Our reader Miss Maya, who sent us a photograph said, “I had to wade The meteorological department reported that chennai received 14.9 cm of rainfall last night. Incessant rain caused waterlogging in many parts of chennai. St. Thomas Mount, Velachery, Anna Nagar and T Nagar, witnessed widespread waterlogging.

They had to go through knee deep water to go to the shop for milk and bread. My friends frantically put sandbags in front of their so the water didn’t run into their house! “

1.What was the type of rain Chennai people experienced?

  • i) monsoon rain
  • ii) torrential rain
  • iii) orographic rain
  • iv) none of the above

2. Who was the reader to send the photographs?

  • i) Miss Kaya
  • ii) Mrs Kaya
  • iii) Mrs Maya
  • iv) Miss Maya

3. How much rain Chennai received?

  • i) 14.9 mm
  • ii) 14.9 cm
  • iii) 14.8 cm
  • iv) 14.7 mm

4. What does incessant rain caused in chennai?

  • i) flood
  • ii) hailstones
  • iii) waterlogging
  • iv) Both ii and iii

5. The places that witnessed widespread waterlogging :

  • i) Thomas Mount, Velachery, Anna Nagar
  • ii) T Nagar
  • iii) both i and ii
  • iv) none of the above

6.What was the deepness of water explained?

  • i) waist-deep
  • ii) knee-deep
  • iii) foot deep
  • iv) all of the above

7. Who informed about the measurement of rain?

  • i) Meteorological department
  • ii) Rain department
  • iii) News reporter
  • iv) both i and iii

8. The one way mentioned in the passage that people stopped water entering their house was:

  • i) built wooden bridges
  • ii) put stones
  • iii) put sand bags
  • iv) all of the above

9. Besides rain which water bounced into the streets:

  • i) ocean
  • ii) rivers
  • iii) only rain
  • iv) all of the above

10. Which place in Chennai was affected more?

  • i) Adyar
  • ii) T Nagar
  • iii) all of the above
  • iv) none of the above