Read the following extract carefully and answer the questions that follow by choosing the most appropriate alternative from those given below : (3 Marks)
Through the open door, we could see the three cooks standing against the wall as if at bay ; and from within came the monotonous beat of a familiar voice.
(a) Where were we standing ?
(i) in the ground
(ii) outside the canteen
(iii) in a hotel
(iv) in the hostel
(b) Whose was the familiar voice ?
(i) Private Quelch
(ii) the Sergeant
(iii) Corporal Turnbull
(c) Why is it called monotonous ?
(i) Same sound of the Professor created monotony.
(ii) Repeated interaction with the Professor had created boredom.
(iii) Constant interruptions, sermonising and corrections in
public had created monotony.
(iv) The Professor's bad habit of instructions had a permanent way and this permanence created monotony.