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Directions (1-6): Read the poem given and answer the questions that follow, by selecting the most appropriate option.
She lives in a garret
Up a haunted stair,
And even when she’s frightened
There’s nobody top care.
She cooks so small a dinner
She dines on the smell,
And even if she’s hungry
There’s nobody to tell.
She sweeps her musty lodging
As the dawn steals near,
And even when she’s crying
There’s nobody to hear.
I haven’t seen my neighbor
Since a long time ago,
There’s nobody to know.
Q1. The line ‘She dines on the smell’ means
(a) her food is stale
(b) she eats very little
(c) she dislikes the smell of her food
(d) she dislikes the food
Q2. Who is ‘she’ in the poem ?
(a) A miserly woman
(b) A hungry woman
(c) A woman who lives next door
(d) A woman who lives in an old age home
Q3. The woman cooks a small dinner because
(a) she has no food to cook
(b) she is alone
(c) she is stingy
(d) she dislikes food
Q4. The attitude of the speaker is
Q5. The purpose of the poem is to tell us that
(a) no one cares for lonely people
(b) the speaker’s neighbor is dead
(c) the speaker’s neighbor is hungry
(d) the woman was treated badly
Q6. The woman described in the poem is
(c) sad and lonely
Directions (7-10): Read the following questions by selecting the most appropriate option.
Q7. I’ll find you, ______ you are.
Q8. I will not talk to him _____ he apologizes for what he did.
Q9. I brought along a sandwich, _____ I get hungry.
(b) in case
(c) only if
Q10. I will go to the concert, but ____ you go as well.
(a) only if
(c) only but
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