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CBSE Notes 2011-2012

Read the following extract carefully and answer the questions that follow by choosing the most appro...

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)

He was our hero, and we used to tell each other that he was so tough that you could hammer nails into him without his\ noticing it.

(a) Who is he ?

(i) Private Quelch
(ii) the Sergeant
(iii) Corporal Turnbull
(iv) the narrator

(b) To hammer nails into him without his noticing it implies that Corporal Turnbull

(i) was a tough person.
(ii) was brave, rough and tough.
(iii) was too busy to notice it.
(iv) could bear it without much ado.

(c) Write a synonym of hero and then match it with its antonym,

(i) protagonist - antagonist
(ii) heroic - villain
(iii) heroism - villainy
(iv) heroic - antagonist

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

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

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

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