Your body is made up of sixty percent water and you lose the essential fluid every minute

Directions: Read the passage given below and answer the questions that follow (Q. Nos. 1 to 7) by selecting the correct/most appropriate options.

Your body is made up of sixty percent water and you lose the essential fluid every minute of every day as you, breathe, digest and hopefully work up a sweat. It is important  that you put back every drop. Starting now, drink cight 230 ml glasses of water every single day-that’s the minimum your body needs daily, That is the non-negotiable sugar savvy hydration Mantra. Many times when you think you’re hungry, sleepy, depressed, and /or irritated, you’re actually just dehydrated. Drinking enough water actually helps you combat water retention. Sounds counterintuitive, but think about it., If you are running around in a semi-dehydrated state all the time, your body is going to hand on to every single drop, giving you that puffy, unhealthy appearance. When you are properly hydrating, your body gets the message that all systems are operating smoothly and it continues its work of flushing out your system and ridding itself of the excess fluids.

If your goal is to lose weight, water is a must. When you’re dehydrated, your body sends out signals that you need assistance. Many people mistake those thirsty SOS signal for hunger and take in hundreds of extra calories. They also don’t solve the real problem-thirst | Drinking water can be a powerful appetite  suppressant and allows you to cue into your real hunger. Your body also needs plenty of water for proper digestion, so you can get the most from the foods you eat. You are less susceptible to food cravings when your stomach is full and you’re getting all the nutrients you need. Drink two glasses of water before every meal- you’ll eat less | Your body uses water for fat.

  1. ____ helps fight water retention.
    (a) I having a balanced diet
    (b) Drinking enough water
    (c) Exercising regularly
    (d) A regular morning walk
  2. Our system operate satisfactorily
    (a) if excess fat is reduced
    (b) when we enjoy a sound sleep
    (c) when we are properly hydrated
    (d) if we consume lots of fruits and vegetables
  3. The best way to lose weight is to
    (a) eat less starchy food
    (b) take weight-reducing pills
    (c) exercise at least twice a day
    (d) drink plenty of water
  4. When we are dehydrated, we think we
    (a) are about to collapse
    (b) want to vomit
    (c) are tired
    (d) need food
  5. The word ‘irritated’ most nearly means
    (a) annoyed
    (b) troubled
    (c) uneasy
    (d) frustrated
  6. The word which is opposite in meaning to ‘assistance’ is
    (a) fragrance
    (b) resistance
    (c) persistence
    (d) existence
  7. “Your body uses water for fat.”
    The ‘voice’ in the above sentence has been correctly changed in
    (a) Water was used for fat by our body.
    (b) Water could be used for fat by our body.
    (c) Water is being used by our body for fat.
    (d) Water is used for fat by your body.
Anurag Mishra Professor Asked on 27th February 2016 in English.
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