Comprehension Passages for BANK Exams

Comprehension Passages for BANK Exams

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

Over four hundred years  after Michelangelo’s death , scholars are still unraveling the mysteries of his art . Recently one mystery  that was revealed was that his famous painting  of a pensive Cleopatra included a hidden drawing of a different Cleopatra on the  reverse side . This hidden Cleopatra shows a tormented woman , Whose eyes stare out at the viewer and whose mouth is open, screaming  in horror . The two images , drawn on two sides of the same paper , can be viewed simultaneously . The second mystery concerns Michelangelo’s architectural plan for the dome of St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome . Did he intend the dome to look like the model he built between 1558 and 1562? Or did he change his mind alter building the model and decide to elevate  the dome in the way it is today ? Scholars do not agree on the answer. The third mystery about this great artist was why he destroyed hundreds or thousands of his drawings before he died.Did he feel they were unimportant? Did he want Posterity to see only his finished products ?

1 It ccan be inferred from the passage that the most unusual aspect of the Cleopatra drawing is that

a)  The figure is tormented

b)the figure is screamin

c)In drawing is hidden

d) one drawing is backward

Ans C

2 The word ‘pensive’ in the passage can be best sunstituted with the word

a)       Angry       b) happy     c)anxious         d)thoughtful

3)The dome of st Peter’s basilica

a)bears no relation to rhe one in the model

b) was destroyed after the model was built

c)is raised more than the one in the model

d) follows the plan of the model

4) According to the passage, Michelangelo os

a) a private person

b) one  of the great artists in the world

c) the most famous artchitest in Rome

d) a depressed man

Ans B

5)Why did Michelango destroy so many drawings before he died?

a) NoBody Knows    b) they were unimportant c) They were only draints d) He  had changed drawings

ans A

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