Factual passages convey information in a straightforward and direct manner about a particular subject. Usually, the language and the style are simple and clear. Factual passages may give instructions or descriptions or report of an event or a new finding.
As the title ‘Factual suggests the contents of such a passage are a collection of facts put together in a sequential manner. Factual description involves creating a complete mental picture of a particular person, place, object, beings or events. A factual description allows the reader to get a comprehensive view of the subject under discussion. It involves a step by step description of the subject in the best possible manner. In this way, the reader is able to compare or contrast facts, data or other information that is relevant. A factual passage is a detailed description of the physical attributes of the given topic.
Various subjects: ranging from animate to the inanimate have been described to enable the reader to frame an opinion of his own. Such descriptions either provide essential knowledge on the subject matter or provide a means of assessing the worth of the subject. Often it is the description that allows the reader to make judgments for himself. The success of a good description lies in the ability to describe the subject to its nearest accuracy with current information on the same.
|1. What is the capital of France?|
|2. How tall is Mount Everest?|
|3. What is the population of China?|
|4. Who is the current President of the United States?|
|5. What is the largest ocean in the world?|