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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)

Yet I have never been able to break those strands of complacency which have coiled around me.
I have kept quiet to prove that I am busy and preoccupied. Now she does not complain.
Probably, she understands my position.

(a) The strands of complacency the author is talking about, are that he is

(i) caught in the family feud.
(ii) very busy with his family business,
(iii) not keeping well,
(iv) busy with his family and job.

(b) The word in the passage that means a feeling of self-satisfaction, is

(i) strands.
(ii) complacency
(iii) preoccupied
(iv) probably

(c) He wants to prove that he is busy and pre-occupied because he

(i) doesn't want to call his mother at this place.
ii) doesn't want his nephews to come to his house
iii) has not written letters to his home for years and his mother has been waiting for one.
iv) dislikes his mother, elder brother and other family members in the village.

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

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

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

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