Read the following extract carefully and answer the questions that follow
by choosing the most appropriate alternative from those given below :
'They caught me. i pleaded to them, i told them why i stole, but they laughed at me,
and i was sentenced to ten years in the prison hulks, ten years in Hell.'
(a) Who is the speaker ?
(i) the convict
(ii) the Bishop
(iv) Mere Gringoir
(b) Whom did the speaker plead to and why ?
(i) He pleaded to the police personnel to let him go.
(ii) He pleaded to the Bishop not to get him arrested again.
(iii) He pleaded to the Bishop to give him some food and clothing.
(iv) He pleaded to the police personnel to release him from jail as he was
(c) What had the speaker stolen and why ?
(i) He had stolen some money to buy food for her starving wife.
(ii) He had stolen some money to fulfil his personal needs.
(iii) He had stolen some food for his hungry wife.
(iv) He had stolen nothing but was caught unfortunately.