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CBSE Notes 2011-2012

Read the following extract carefully and answer the questions that follow by choosing the most appr...

Multiple choice question

Read the following extract carefully and answer the questions that follow by
choosing the most appropriate alternative from those given below : (3 Marks)

But he is a bit touched, sir. In the old days, he committed many sins, and may be he shed some
blood within sacred precincts and is paying for it now," the postman added in support of his statement.

(a) The statement made by the postman was that

(i) Ali was a crook
(ii) Ali was a clever Shikari
(iii) Ali was a mad man and he used to be there everyday
(iv) Ali was suffering from a serious disease.

(b) Why does the postman say But he is a bit touched, sir ?

(i) because he visited the post office everyday and asked for his letter.
(ii) because he didn't eat anything for days
(iii) because he confided in the postman and had told him everything about his life
(iv) because the postman knew about his life history from the people around

(c) How is 'Ali' paying for it now ?

(i) His son doesn't take much care of him.
(ii) His wife had died recently
(iii) His business had failed
(iv) He has not received any letter from his daughter

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(a)(ii),(b)(iv),(c)(i)

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(a)((iii),(b)(i),(c)(iv)

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(a)(i),(b)(ii),(c)(iii)

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(a)(i),(b)(ii),(c)(iii)