Direction: For the following questions, you have one brief passage with 15 questions. Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives.

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Updated on: September 25th, 2023

Buddha was one of the world’s great religious teachers. His real name was Gautam Siddhartha. He was born in the year 500 B.C. He was born a prince. His father was the King of Kapilavastu. But he did not want to become a king. He wanted to find out the meaning of life. He left his place as a young man. He went out to seek the truth. For years he lived the hard life of poverty. He went to many teachers. But they could not help him. At last, the light came to him. He was thinking deeply under a Bodhi tree near Gaya. He became the ‘Buddha’ or the ‘Enlightened One’.

What is the opposite gender noun of ‘prince’?

  1. Princess
  2. Queen
  3. Duchess
  4. Senorita

The opposite gender noun of prince is Princess. The section that follows is all about Gautam Buddha, one of the greatest religious figures in history.

  • The word prince in the passage refers to the heir apparent to the throne.
  • Let’s investigate the available choices:
    • ‘Queen’ is a king’s wife.
    • ‘Princess’ is the daughter of a monarch.
    • ‘Senorita’ is a title or form of address used of or to a Spanish-speaking unmarried woman, corresponding to Miss.
    • ‘Duchess’ is the wife or widow of a duke.
  • The words ‘prince’ and ‘princess’ have the opposite meaning.
  • Hence, the opposite of ‘prince’ is ‘Princess’.

The following are the considerations we should make when answering reading comprehension questions:

  • Determine why you are reading.
  • Consider what may come next.
  • Try to read the passage and the question in that order so that you may concentrate just on the passage’s key points.
  • To uncover specific information, such as figures or names, or to acquire a general understanding of the passage’s content, skim through it quickly.
  • Keep an eye out for specific details in the passage.


For the following questions, you have one brief passage with questions. Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer.

The answer to the question gender noun of ‘prince’ can be found by reading the passage mentioned in this post above. Princess is the opposite gender noun of ‘prince’. 

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