IGCSE English (First Language): Specimen Questions with Answers 27 - 31 of 34

Passage

Read the Passage A carefully, and then answer the following Questions.

CYBER SAFETY

Gladin asks his mother about the mechanism of a screw gauge. His mother advises him to browse the internet. She adds that internet is great tool to gather information and gain knowledge.

The fighter asks mother about their children Gladin and Rani Mother says that Gladin is gathering information in the internet for his science project. She adds that Rani seems to be afraid of something.

Now the father calls her and asks her why she seems dull. Rani tells him about an online friend who used to chat with her. Of late he uses bad words. He threatens to harm her family members if she tells them about the online chatting

Rani’s father advises her not to respond to his message. He would stop chatting in course of time. However if he continued to disturb her.

The father came forward to talk to his parents. Or he would take it up with the cyber police

Then he tells his children about cyber safety. We can share messages with known members only. We should never chat with unknown people. Our personal details like photos, phone number, and Aadhaar number should be kept secret. Strangers might misuse our information without our knowledge.

Internet is a useful device to connect with people around the world. It allows us to watch movies, listen to music, play games and enjoy various other activities.

At the same time there is a risk of getting addicted to mobile phones and internet. Mobile addiction causes headache, weaken eyesight, sleep disorders, depression, stress, social isolation, aggress behavior, financial problems, ruined relationships and no or low professional growth.

The internet and the mobile phone are beneficial to us educationally and socially. But we should limit their usage. We should always remember ‘Too much of anything is good for nothing’.

(Marks 20)

Question 27 (2 of 9 Based on Passage)

Edit

Write in Brief

One Liner▾

Why did Gladin’s mom ask him to browse? (Marks 1)

Explanation

  • Gladin wanted to know how a screw gauge worked.

  • So his mother asked him to browse the internet.

Question 28 (3 of 9 Based on Passage)

Edit

Write in Brief

One Liner▾

What was Rani afraid of? (Marks 1)

Explanation

Rani was afraid of an online predator who used bad words and threatened her.

Question 29 (4 of 9 Based on Passage)

Edit

Write in Brief

One Liner▾

What was her father’s advice to Rani? (Marks 1)

Explanation

  • Rani’s father advised her not to respond to his message.

  • He said that he would talk to the boy’s parents or complain to the cyber police if he continued to bother her.

Question 30 (5 of 9 Based on Passage)

Edit

Write in Brief

One Liner▾

What was father’s instruction to Gladin and Rani? (Marks 1)

Explanation

  • The father instructed his children never to chat with unknown persons.

  • They should not share their personal details with them.

Question 31 (6 of 9 Based on Passage)

Edit

Write in Short

Short Answer▾

What happens if someone is addicted to mobile phones? (Marks 4)

Explanation

  • Some people are addicted to the mobile phone. Nowadays a large number of children use the mobile phone for a long time.

  • It causes serious problems as headache and weakened eyesight. It also causes sleep disorders, depression and stress.

  • People who are addicted to the mobile phone face social isolation and financial problems. Their relationships gel ruined. Above all it causes no or low professional growth. So we should limit the usage of mobile phones.