Kumpulan Soal Reading Comprehension Exercise 03 Beserta Jawaban
Hallo sahabat SBI yang masih terus semangat belajar bahasa inggis, jika pada materi sebelumnya kita telah banyak membahas mengenai materi-materi bahasa inggris, maka pada kesempatan kali ini admin ingin mengajak sahabat SBI untuk belajar mengerjakan soal dalam bahasa inggris yang berhubungan dengan soal reading. Mengapa soal reading? karena baik dalam bahasa indonesia maupun bahasa inggris, soal reading merupakan soal yang terkenal dengan kesulitan nya, sehingga kita perlu sering-sering berlatih mengerjakan soal tersebut. Apakah sahabat SBI bersedia? Langsung simak ya dan coba jawab, jangan kawatir, karena ada jawaban nya juga 🙂
All mammals feed their young. Beluga whale mothers, for example, nurse their calves for some twenty months, until they are about to give birth again and their young are able to find their own food. The behaviour of feeding the young is build into the reproductive system, it is a nonselective part of parental care and the defining features of a mammals–whether marsupials, platypuses, spiny anteaters, or placental mammals have in common.
But not all animal parents, even those that tend their offspring to the point of hatching or birth, feed their young. most egg-guarding fish do not, for the simple reason that their young are so much smaller than the parents and eat food that is also much saller than the food eaten by adults. In reptiles, the crocodile mother protects her young after they have hatched and takes them down the water, where they will find food, but she doesn’t actually feed them. Few insects feed their young after hatching, but some make other arrangement, provisioning their cells and nests with catterpilars and spiders that they have paralyzed with their venom and stored in a state of suspended animation so that their larvae migh have a supply of fresh food when they hatch.
For animals or other than mammals, feeding is not intrinsic to parental care. Animals add it to their reproductive strategies to give them an edge in their lifelong quest for descendants. The most vulnerable moment in any animal’s life is when it first find itself completely on its own, when it must forage and fend for itself. Feeding postpones that moment until a young animal has grown to such a size that is better able to cope. Young that are fed by their parents become nutritionally independent at a much greater fraction of their full adult size and in the meantime those young are shielded against the vagaries of fluctuating of difficult to find supllies. Once a species does take the step of feeding its young, the young become totally dependent on the extra effort. If both parents are removed, the young generally do not survives.
1.what does the passage mainly discuss?
a.the care that various animals give to their offspring
b.the difficulties young animals face in obtaining food
c.the methods that mammals use to nurse their young
d.the importance among young mammals of becoming independent
2.The author list various animals in line 5 to
a.contrast the feeding habits of different types of mammals
b.describe the process by which mammals came to be defined
c.emphasize the point that every type of mammals feeds its own young
d.explain why a particular feature of mammals is nonelective
3.The word ‘tend’ in line 6 is closets in meaning to
4.What can be inferred from the passage about the practice of animals parents feeding their young?
a.it is unknown among fish
b.it is unrelated to the size of the young
c.it is dangerous for the parents
d.it is most common among mammals
5.The word “provisioning”in line 11 is closest in meaning to
6.According to the passage , how do some insects make sure their young have food?
a.by storing food near their young
b.by locating their nests or cells near spiders and catterpilars
c.By searching for food some distance from their nest
d.by gathering food from a nearby water source
7.The word ‘edge’ in line 15 is closets in meaning to
8.The word “it” in line 18 refers to
9.According to the passage, animal young are most defenseless when
a.their parents are away searching for food
b.their parents have many young to feed
c.they are only a few days old
d.they first become independent
10.The word “shielded” in line 20 is closest in meaning to
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