Directions(1-5): Read the poem carefully and answers the following questions.
I lay in sorrow, in deep distress
My grief a proud man heard
His looks were cold, he gave me gold,
But not a kindly word
My sorrow passed–I paid him back
The gold he gave to me,
Then stood erect and spoke my thanks
And blessed his charity.
I lay in want, and grief and pain
A poor man passed my way.
He bound my head, he gave me bread,
He watched me night and day.
How shall I pay him back again
For all he did to me?
Oh, gold is great, but greater far
Is heavenly sympathy.
Q2. What was it he did not give the poet ?
Q3. How did the poor man take care of the poet ?
(a) The poor man gave him some money and food
(b) The poor man gave gold and kind word
(c) The poor man gave food to the poet and took care of him day and night
(d) He took the poet home and bound his head which was hurt
Q4. Which of the following statement is not true ?
(a) The poet repaid his debt to the proud man by thanking him
(b) The poor man blessed the charity of the poet
(c) When the poet was in sorrow he was given money
(d) The poet says he cannot repay the poor man for his sympathy
Q5. Here ‘he watched me night and day’ means
(a) spending nights with the sick man
(b) take care of the sick man till he was O.K.
(c) provide medicines to him
(d) just kept on looking at the sick man
DIRECTIONS(6-10) :Fill in the blanks with correct Adjective.
Q6. He asked “Have you read The old Man and the Sea, Ted?” He wanted to know if _______ The old Man and the Sea.
(a) I’d read
(b) he’d read
(c) I have read
(d) he has read
Q7. “Please give me a pain killer.” the patient said. The patient begged the nurse _______ a pain killer.
(a) to give her
(b) she would give her
(c) she would give me
(d) to give me
Q8. “Don’t eat those cherries, they are poisonous,” said David. David _______ not to eat those cherries because they were poisonous.
(a) didn’t want me
(b) said to me that
(c) warned me
(d) suggested that
Q9. “Did she agree with me?” He wondered if _______.
(a) she’d agreed with his
(b) she agreed with him
(c) she’d agreed with him
(d) she’d agree with him
Q10. The fact that the experts say stagnation will continue for some time _______.
(a) industry will suffer a lot
(b) we should be prepared for higher inflation
(c) is annoying
(d) we cannot avoid it