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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 : (CBSE Textbook)

(a) Private Quelch was nick-named Professor because of

(i) his appearance.
(ii) his knowledge.
(iii) his habit of reading.
(iv) his habit of sermonising.

(b) One could hammer nails into Corporal Turnbull without his noticing it because

(i) he was a strong and sturdy man.
(ii) he was oblivious to his surroundings.
(iii) he was a brave corporal.
(iv) he was used to it.

(c) The author and his friend Trower fled from the scene as

(i) they had to catch a train.
(ii) they could not stand Private Quelch exhibiting his knowledge.
(iii) they felt they would have to lend a helping hand.
(iv) they did not want to meet the cooks.

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

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

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

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