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CBSE Notes 2011-2012

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

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)

For several days Ali had not come to the post office. There was no one with enough sympathy
or understanding to guess the reason, but all
were curious to know what had stopped the old man. At last he came again, but it was a struggle
for him to breathe and on his face were clear signs of approaching end. That day he could not
contain his impatience.

(a) Ali had not come to the post office for many days because he

(i) had gone to the city to meet his daughter
(ii) had gone to attend a marriage
(iii) was in the hospital
(iv) was not keeping well for so many days

(b) Ali couldn't contain his impatience because
(i) everybody made fun of him
(ii) he was very ill and knew that his end was near
(iii) he had lost hope of a letter from his daughter
(iv) being ill he could not wait in the post office for the letter any longer.

(c) The people at the post office were
(i) very helpful
(ii) worried about Ali's health
(iii) understood Ali's feelings
(iv) selfish and heartless

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

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

unknown

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

unknown

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