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CBSE Notes 2011-2012

In the heat of the mid-day the houses stood with shut doors. I wandered along the crooked lane. An o...

Multiple choice question

In the heat of the mid-day the houses stood with shut doors.
I wandered along the crooked lane.
An old man came out with his bag of gold.
He pondered and said, "I will hire you with my money."
He weighed his coins one by one, but I turned away.
1. The houses were shut because
(a) they feared the thieves (b) they feared the king
(d) it was very hot.
(c) it was very cold
2. The poet wandered about
(a) in search of money (b) in search of power
(d) in search of the child.
(c) in search of some work he could love
3. The old man weighed his coins one by one to
(a) tempt the poet (b) count carefully
(c) show his gold (d) send the poet away.
4. The word 'crooked' here means
(a) evil (b)bad
(c) dangerous (d) not straight.

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1(d),2(c),3(a),4(d)