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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 I became my normal self in two days, I grew used to what had been a shock. Later on, in the market place,
keeping pace with my wife,Ienquired about the prices of the different things
she intended to buy. Buying a fridge was almost certain. A second-hand scooter, a stereo set and some gold ornaments.
I prepared a list of the prices. She kept reminding me about her intentions and was showing lot of impatience.

(a) Babuli had not been his normal self because

(i) he was ill for a long time.
(ii) his friend had met with an accident.
(iii) he had lost his job.
(iv) he had come to know that his family property was to be divided.

(b) Babuli's wife intended to

(i) go and live in the village for some time
(ii) go and sort out the feud and differences between Babuli's twosisters-in-law
(iii) buy a fridge and a scooter and give it to Babuli's elder brother as a tribute.
(iv) sell the share of Babuli's land and buy a scooter, fridge, etc.

(c) This passage tells us that Babuli

(i) loved his elder brother a lot
(ii) had become materialistic and emotionless.
(iii) could do anything to keep his wife happy.
(iv) could sacrifice anything for his brother and mother.

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

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

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

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