Extra Questions and Answers
Directions (Q. Nos. 1-6) Read the extract given below and answer the following questions.
People are always telling us to be kind to animals, but when we are, they scream. ‘Ooh, don’t bring that dirty creature here!” said Ravi. Do you know how hard it is just to get a little milk from the kitchen? Paati saw me with a glass in my hand just now. I told her I’m very hungry, I want to drink it, but the way she looked at me!
- Who is the speaker in the above lines?
Ans. Ravi is the speaker in the above lines.
- With whom Ravi was speaking to?
Ans. Ravi was speaking to Mridu in the above lines.
- Whom did the speaker want to get a little milk for?
Ans. Ravi wanted to get a little milk for his kitten Mahendran.
- ….. but the way she looked at me! This sentence shows that
(a) Paati was angry.
(b) Paati didn’t believe the speaker.
(c) Paati didn’t care what was going one.
(d) None of the above
Ans. (b) Paati didn’t believe the speaker.
- What follows immediately after this?
(a) The speaker left the kitchen hurriedly.
(b) The speaker had to drink the milk.
(c) The speaker left the milk in the kitchen.
(d) Paati screamed at the speaker.
Ans. (b) The speaker had to drink the milk.
- One word that can replace ‘hard’ in the above lines is
Ans. (c) difficult
Direetions (Q. Nos. 1-6) Read the extract given below and answer the following questions.
It was like the wheels of a train fitting smoothly into the rails and whizzling along, as Ravi said. Mridu stared at that huge beringed hand moving effortlessly up the violin’s stem making lovely music.
Squak! There was Lalli derailing again!
‘Amma!’ came a wail from the gate. ‘Amma-oh!
- It was like the wheels of a train fitting smoothly into the rails…. What does ‘it’ refers to in this line?
Ans. In the above line ‘it’ refers to the violin played by the music teacher.
- What ‘beringed hand’ refers to?
Ans. Beringed hand refers here to the music teacher with a diamond ring in that.
- ‘Amma!’ came a wail from the gate. ‘Amma-oh!’ Who came at the gate?
Ans. The beggar was at the gate.
- In the given lines with what the wheel of a train has been compared to?
(a) The music teacher
(b) The music produced by the music teacher
(c) The music produced by Lalli
(d) The violin
Ans. (b) The music produced by the music teacher
- One word from the given lines that means ‘with ease’.
(d) Both ‘a’ and ‘b’
Ans. (d) Both ‘a’ and ‘b’
- Past tense of ‘stare’ used in the given lines is
(d) None of these
Ans. (c) stared