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SSCCGL Class 12

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You have a passage following with question. Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives.

A crucial element that defines the soap opera is the open-ended nature of the narrative, with stories spanning several episodes. One of the defining features that makes a television program a soap opera, according to Albert Moran, is “that form of television that works with a continuous open narrative. Each episode ends with a promise that the storyline is to be continued in another episode.”
In 2012, Robert. Lloyd of the Los Angeles Times wrote of daily dramas, “Although melodramatically eventful, soap operas such as this also have a luxury of space that makes them seem more naturalistic, indeed, the economics of the form demand long scenes and conversations that a 22-episodes-per-season weekly series might dispense with half a dozen lines of dialogue may be drawn out, as here, for pages. You spend more time even with the minor characters the apparent villains grow less apparently villainous.
Soap opera storylines run concurrently, intersect and lead into further developments An individual episode of a soap opera will generally switch between several different concurrent “.arrative threads that may at times interconnect and affect one another or may run entirely independent of each other. Evening soap operas and serials that run for only a part of the year tend to bring things to a dramatic end-of-season cliffhanger.

What does the author mean by the open-ended nature of soap operas?

  • Every episode ends shruptly

  • Consecutive episodes have no connection

  • Each episode ends with a promise that the storyline is to be continued in another episode

  • Every episode has a different story


C.

Each episode ends with a promise that the storyline is to be continued in another episode

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You have a passage following with question. Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to the given question out of the four alternatives.

Two or three days and nights went by, 1 reckon I might say they swam by they slid along so quiet and smooth and lovely. Here is the way we put it in the time. It was a monstrous big river down there-sometimes a mile and a half wider we ran rights, and laid up and hid daytimes, soon as night was most gone we stopped navigating and tied up nearly always in the dead water under a towhead and then cut young cotton woods and willows and hid the roft with them-Then, we set out the lines. Next we slid into the river and had a swim, so as to freshen up and cool, off then we set down on the sandy bottom where the water was about knee deep and watched the daylight come. Not a sound anywhere-perfectly shill just like the whole word was asleep, only sometimes, the bullfrogs a cluttering maybe. The first thing to see, looking away over the water, was a kind of dull line- that was the woods on other side, you couldn’t make nothing else out, then a pale place in the sky, then more paleness spreading around, then the river softened up away off and warm black any more, but gray you could see little dark spots drifing along ever so far away- rading scowe and such things and long black streaks-rafts sometimes you could hear a sweep creaking, jumbled up voices, it was so still and sounds comes so far and by and by you could see a streak on the water which you know by the look of the streak that there’s snag there in a current which breaks on it and makes that streak look that way.

How did the days and nights go by, according to the writer?

  • They slid along so smooth and soft and quietly

  • They slid along so quietly and smooth and softly

  • They slid along so quiet and smooth and lovely

  • They slid along so smooth and queitly


C.

They slid along so quiet and smooth and lovely

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You have a passage following with question. Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives.

A crucial element that defines the soap opera is the open-ended nature of the narrative, with stories spanning several episodes. One of the defining features that makes a television program a soap opera, according to Albert Moran, is “that form of television that works with a continuous open narrative. Each episode ends with a promise that the storyline is to be continued in another episode.”
In 2012, Robert. Lloyd of the Los Angeles Times wrote of daily dramas, “Although melodramatically eventful, soap operas such as this also have a luxury of space that makes them seem more naturalistic, indeed, the economics of the form demand long scenes and conversations that a 22-episodes-per-season weekly series might dispense with half a dozen lines of dialogue may be drawn out, as here, for pages. You spend more time even with the minor characters the apparent villains grow less apparently villainous.
Soap opera storylines run concurrently, intersect and lead into further developments An individual episode of a soap opera will generally switch between several different concurrent “.arrative threads that may at times interconnect and affect one another or may run entirely independent of each other. Evening soap operas and serials that run for only a part of the year tend to bring things to a dramatic end-of-season cliffhanger.

A soap opera has the space for it to be more

  • dramatic

  • tragic

  • artistic

  • naturalistic


D.

naturalistic

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You have a passage following with question. Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to the given question out of the four alternatives.

Two or three days and nights went by, 1 reckon I might say they swam by they slid along so quiet and smooth and lovely. Here is the way we put it in the time. It was a monstrous big river down there-sometimes a mile and a half wider we ran rights, and laid up and hid daytimes, soon as night was most gone we stopped navigating and tied up nearly always in the dead water under a towhead and then cut young cotton woods and willows and hid the roft with them-Then, we set out the lines. Next we slid into the river and had a swim, so as to freshen up and cool, off then we set down on the sandy bottom where the water was about knee deep and watched the daylight come. Not a sound anywhere-perfectly shill just like the whole word was asleep, only sometimes, the bullfrogs a cluttering maybe. The first thing to see, looking away over the water, was a kind of dull line- that was the woods on other side, you couldn’t make nothing else out, then a pale place in the sky, then more paleness spreading around, then the river softened up away off and warm black any more, but gray you could see little dark spots drifing along ever so far away- rading scowe and such things and long black streaks-rafts sometimes you could hear a sweep creaking, jumbled up voices, it was so still and sounds comes so far and by and by you could see a streak on the water which you know by the look of the streak that there’s snag there in a current which breaks on it and makes that streak look that way.

The streak on the water looks as it does because

  • of a sang there in the swift current which breaks on it

  • the streak has been swept by the swift current

  • the swift current has broken the streak

  • the streak has been swept by the swift current to the shore


A.

of a sang there in the swift current which breaks on it

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You have a passage following with question. Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to the given question out of the four alternatives.

Two or three days and nights went by, 1 reckon I might say they swam by they slid along so quiet and smooth and lovely. Here is the way we put it in the time. It was a monstrous big river down there-sometimes a mile and a half wider we ran rights, and laid up and hid daytimes, soon as night was most gone we stopped navigating and tied up nearly always in the dead water under a towhead and then cut young cotton woods and willows and hid the roft with them-Then, we set out the lines. Next we slid into the river and had a swim, so as to freshen up and cool, off then we set down on the sandy bottom where the water was about knee deep and watched the daylight come. Not a sound anywhere-perfectly shill just like the whole word was asleep, only sometimes, the bullfrogs a cluttering maybe. The first thing to see, looking away over the water, was a kind of dull line- that was the woods on other side, you couldn’t make nothing else out, then a pale place in the sky, then more paleness spreading around, then the river softened up away off and warm black any more, but gray you could see little dark spots drifing along ever so far away- rading scowe and such things and long black streaks-rafts sometimes you could hear a sweep creaking, jumbled up voices, it was so still and sounds comes so far and by and by you could see a streak on the water which you know by the look of the streak that there’s snag there in a current which breaks on it and makes that streak look that way.

After a swim in the moor they

  • set down on the sandy shore and watched the daylight come

  • set down on the sandy bottom and watched the daylight come

  • set down on the sandy bottom where the water was about ankle deep and watched the daylight come

  • set down on the sandy bottom where the water was about knee deep and watched the daylight come


D.

set down on the sandy bottom where the water was about knee deep and watched the daylight come

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You have a passage following with question. Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to the given question out of the four alternatives.

Two or three days and nights went by, 1 reckon I might say they swam by they slid along so quiet and smooth and lovely. Here is the way we put it in the time. It was a monstrous big river down there-sometimes a mile and a half wider we ran rights, and laid up and hid daytimes, soon as night was most gone we stopped navigating and tied up nearly always in the dead water under a towhead and then cut young cotton woods and willows and hid the roft with them-Then, we set out the lines. Next we slid into the river and had a swim, so as to freshen up and cool, off then we set down on the sandy bottom where the water was about knee deep and watched the daylight come. Not a sound anywhere-perfectly shill just like the whole word was asleep, only sometimes, the bullfrogs a cluttering maybe. The first thing to see, looking away over the water, was a kind of dull line- that was the woods on other side, you couldn’t make nothing else out, then a pale place in the sky, then more paleness spreading around, then the river softened up away off and warm black any more, but gray you could see little dark spots drifing along ever so far away- rading scowe and such things and long black streaks-rafts sometimes you could hear a sweep creaking, jumbled up voices, it was so still and sounds comes so far and by and by you could see a streak on the water which you know by the look of the streak that there’s snag there in a current which breaks on it and makes that streak look that way.

They stopped navigating

  • at daytime

  • at dawn

  • at night

  • at dusk


B.

at dawn

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You have a passage following with question. Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to the given question out of the four alternatives.

A crucial element that defines the soap opera is the open-ended nature of the narrative, with stories spanning several episodes. One of the defining features that makes a television program a soap opera, according to Albert Moran, is “that form of television that works with a continuous open narrative. Each episode ends with a promise that the storyline is to be continued in another episode.”
In 2012, Robert. Lloyd of the Los Angeles Times wrote of daily dramas, “Although melodramatically eventful, soap operas such as this also have a luxury of space that makes them seem more naturalistic, indeed, the economics of the form demand long scenes and conversations that a 22-episodes-per-season weekly series might dispense with half a dozen lines of dialogue may be drawn out, as here, for pages. You spend more time even with the minor characters the apparent villains grow less apparently villainous.
Soap opera storylines run concurrently, intersect and lead into further developments An individual episode of a soap opera will generally switch between several different concurrent “.arrative threads that may at times interconnect and affect one another or may run entirely independent of each other. Evening soap operas and serials that run for only a part of the year tend to bring things to a dramatic end-of-season cliffhanger.

The economics of a soap opera form demands for it to have

  • melodramatic events

  • promising storylines

  • long scenes

  • luxurious space


C.

long scenes

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You have a passage following with question. Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to the given question out of the four alternatives.

A crucial element that defines the soap opera is the open-ended nature of the narrative, with stories spanning several episodes. One of the defining features that makes a television program a soap opera, according to Albert Moran, is “that form of television that works with a continuous open narrative. Each episode ends with a promise that the storyline is to be continued in another episode.”
In 2012, Robert. Lloyd of the Los Angeles Times wrote of daily dramas, “Although melodramatically eventful, soap operas such as this also have a luxury of space that makes them seem more naturalistic, indeed, the economics of the form demand long scenes and conversations that a 22-episodes-per-season weekly series might dispense with half a dozen lines of dialogue may be drawn out, as here, for pages. You spend more time even with the minor characters the apparent villains grow less apparently villainous.
Soap opera storylines run concurrently, intersect and lead into further developments An individual episode of a soap opera will generally switch between several different concurrent “.arrative threads that may at times interconnect and affect one another or may run entirely independent of each other. Evening soap operas and serials that run for only a part of the year tend to bring things to a dramatic end-of-season cliffhanger.

Soap operas that run for a part of the year usually end in

  • a cliffhanger

  • a sequence

  • a cliff

  • an episode


A.

a cliffhanger

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You have a passage following with question. Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to the given question out of the four alternatives.

A crucial element that defines the soap opera is the open-ended nature of the narrative, with stories spanning several episodes. One of the defining features that makes a television program a soap opera, according to Albert Moran, is “that form of television that works with a continuous open narrative. Each episode ends with a promise that the storyline is to be continued in another episode.”
In 2012, Robert. Lloyd of the Los Angeles Times wrote of daily dramas, “Although melodramatically eventful, soap operas such as this also have a luxury of space that makes them seem more naturalistic, indeed, the economics of the form demand long scenes and conversations that a 22-episodes-per-season weekly series might dispense with half a dozen lines of dialogue may be drawn out, as here, for pages. You spend more time even with the minor characters the apparent villains grow less apparently villainous.
Soap opera storylines run concurrently, intersect and lead into further developments An individual episode of a soap opera will generally switch between several different concurrent “.arrative threads that may at times interconnect and affect one another or may run entirely independent of each other. Evening soap operas and serials that run for only a part of the year tend to bring things to a dramatic end-of-season cliffhanger.

An individual episode of a soap opera generally switches between

  • successive intersections of events

  • different concurrent narrative threads

  • more time spent with minor characters

  • apparent villains that grow less apparent villainous


B.

different concurrent narrative threads

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You have a passage following with question. Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to the given question out of the four alternatives.

Two or three days and nights went by, 1 reckon I might say they swam by they slid along so quiet and smooth and lovely. Here is the way we put it in the time. It was a monstrous big river down there-sometimes a mile and a half wider we ran rights, and laid up and hid daytimes, soon as night was most gone we stopped navigating and tied up nearly always in the dead water under a towhead and then cut young cotton woods and willows and hid the roft with them-Then, we set out the lines. Next we slid into the river and had a swim, so as to freshen up and cool, off then we set down on the sandy bottom where the water was about knee deep and watched the daylight come. Not a sound anywhere-perfectly shill just like the whole word was asleep, only sometimes, the bullfrogs a cluttering maybe. The first thing to see, looking away over the water, was a kind of dull line- that was the woods on other side, you couldn’t make nothing else out, then a pale place in the sky, then more paleness spreading around, then the river softened up away off and warm black any more, but gray you could see little dark spots drifing along ever so far away- rading scowe and such things and long black streaks-rafts sometimes you could hear a sweep creaking, jumbled up voices, it was so still and sounds comes so far and by and by you could see a streak on the water which you know by the look of the streak that there’s snag there in a current which breaks on it and makes that streak look that way.

In the stillness of the night

  • the whole world was asleep

  • a sweep creaking or jumble up voices could be heard

  • sound come so far

  • the bullfrogs also were asleep


A.

the whole world was asleep

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