Read the following extract carefully and answer the questions that follow by
choosing the most appropriate alternative from those given below : (3 Marks)
Writing on the blanksidg of that slip, I had asked her to deliver it to my elder brother and
stealthily slipped out of our house. I had written 'Brother, What shall I do with the lands ? You
are my land from where I could harvest everything in life. I need nothing save you.
Accept this, please. If you deny, I shall never show my face to you again'.
(a) Babuli stealthily slipped out of the house because
(i) he was in a hurry and didn't want to waste time meeting others
(ii) he was ashamed of himself and didn't want to face his brother
(iii) he wanted to sell his share of land to somebody else and not to his middle brother
(iv) his mother didn't want him to go
(b ) The figure of speech used in the line You are my land... is a
(i) simile (ii) metaphor in the partition.
(iii) paradox (iv) personification
(c) Accept this, please. Babuli wanted his elder brother to accept
(i) the gifts he had brought for him.
(ii) his share of movables that he had got
(iii) the watch of the elder brother which had come in his share
(iv) his share of land.