Comprehension Mcq Question

Direction: You have two brief passages with five questions following each passage. Read the passages carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives.
“The beauty of the Japanese landscape is that it conveys philosophical messages through each feature. The use of curving pathways rather than straight lines, for instance. This feature springs from the belief that only evil travels in straight lines, good forces tend to wander. Then, odd numbers of plants or trees are used in these gardens because these numbers are considered auspicious. Even the plants used are symbolic. For example, the cyprus represents longevity and the bamboo symbolises abundance,” says Sadhana Roy Choudhary. In Japan, nature is said to be so closely intertwined with human life that parents actually plant a sapling in their garden when a child is born in the family, letting the growth of the child coincide with the growth of the plant.

  1. The Japanese parents plant a sapling at the time of birth of a child because
  1. it is auspicious to plant a sapling.
  2. it is closely associated with the growth of the child.
  3. it gives longevity to the child.
  4. it gives happiness to the child.
Correct Option : B

it is closely associated with the growth of the child

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