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English Language And Comprehension

Class

SSCCGL Class 12

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100. A passage is given with 5 questions following it. Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives and click the button corresponding to it.

A guest speaker was addressing the faculty and the students in the college auditorium. I had joined the faculty the year before, and was already drawing attention. I was 27, full of assumptions about myself, quick with a comment on everything, and expected people to pay attention to all that I had said.
I listened to the talk for the first five minutes. By the seventh, I was looking around to check if others were listening. By the tenth, I had glanced at my watch three times, and yawned once. After twenty minutes I was thoroughly bored, and telling myself that it was difficult to sit through such an insipid talk.
I wanted to share some of my expert comments with my neighbour. But he was completely sold out to the speaker and looked liked it was the greatest day of his life. I was disgusted. I tried to catch a word or phrase from the talk, only to convince myself that his should be his last talk ever.
The one-hour talk took ages to end and before the thanks were said, I jumped to my feet with a sigh of relief. My neighbour smiled at me and said, "The talk was wonderful, wasn't it?" I retorted, "it almost killed me with kindness."

How long did the narrator listen to the speech without judgement?
  • Seven minutes

  • Ten minutes

  • Five minutes

  • Twenty minute


C.

Five minutes

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98. A passage is given with 5 questions following it. Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives and click the button corresponding to it.

A guest speaker was addressing the faculty and the students in the college auditorium. I had joined the faculty the year before, and was already drawing attention. I was 27, full of assumptions about myself, quick with a comment on everything, and expected people to pay attention to all that I had said.
I listened to the talk for the first five minutes. By the seventh, I was looking around to check if others were listening. By the tenth, I had glanced at my watch three times, and yawned once. After twenty minutes I was thoroughly bored, and telling myself that it was difficult to sit through such an insipid talk.
I wanted to share some of my expert comments with my neighbour. But he was completely sold out to the speaker and looked liked it was the greatest day of his life. I was disgusted. I tried to catch a word or phrase from the talk, only to convince myself that his should be his last talk ever.
The one-hour talk took ages to end and before the thanks were said, I jumped to my feet with a sigh of relief. My neighbour smiled at me and said, "The talk was wonderful, wasn't it?" I retorted, "it almost killed me with kindness."

The narrator was disgusted because:
  • His neighbour was engrossed in an insipid talk

  • The talk was boring

  • He could not understand it

  • He was impatient


A.

His neighbour was engrossed in an insipid talk

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99. A passage is given with 5 questions following it. Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives and click the button corresponding to it.

A guest speaker was addressing the faculty and the students in the college auditorium. I had joined the faculty the year before, and was already drawing attention. I was 27, full of assumptions about myself, quick with a comment on everything, and expected people to pay attention to all that I had said.
I listened to the talk for the first five minutes. By the seventh, I was looking around to check if others were listening. By the tenth, I had glanced at my watch three times, and yawned once. After twenty minutes I was thoroughly bored, and telling myself that it was difficult to sit through such an insipid talk.
I wanted to share some of my expert comments with my neighbour. But he was completely sold out to the speaker and looked liked it was the greatest day of his life. I was disgusted. I tried to catch a word or phrase from the talk, only to convince myself that his should be his last talk ever.
The one-hour talk took ages to end and before the thanks were said, I jumped to my feet with a sigh of relief. My neighbour smiled at me and said, "The talk was wonderful, wasn't it?" I retorted, "it almost killed me with kindness."

When the speech ended the narrator was
  • Happy

  • Relieved

  • Exhausted

  • Disgusted


B.

Relieved

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97. A passage is given with 5 questions following it. Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives and click the button corresponding to it.

A guest speaker was addressing the faculty and the students in the college auditorium. I had joined the faculty the year before, and was already drawing attention. I was 27, full of assumptions about myself, quick with a comment on everything, and expected people to pay attention to all that I had said.
I listened to the talk for the first five minutes. By the seventh, I was looking around to check if others were listening. By the tenth, I had glanced at my watch three times, and yawned once. After twenty minutes I was thoroughly bored, and telling myself that it was difficult to sit through such an insipid talk.
I wanted to share some of my expert comments with my neighbour. But he was completely sold out to the speaker and looked liked it was the greatest day of his life. I was disgusted. I tried to catch a word or phrase from the talk, only to convince myself that his should be his last talk ever.
The one-hour talk took ages to end and before the thanks were said, I jumped to my feet with a sigh of relief. My neighbour smiled at me and said, "The talk was wonderful, wasn't it?" I retorted, "it almost killed me with kindness."

How did the narrator respond to the speech?
  • He was glued

  • He was bored

  • He did not mind it

  • He was engrossed in it


B.

He was bored

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96.

A passage is given with 5 questions following it. Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives and click the button corresponding to it.

A guest speaker was addressing the faculty and the students in the college auditorium. I had joined the faculty the year before, and was already drawing attention. I was 27, full of assumptions about myself, quick with a comment on everything, and expected people to pay attention to all that I had said.
I listened to the talk for the first five minutes. By the seventh, I was looking around to check if others were listening. By the tenth, I had glanced at my watch three times, and yawned once. After twenty minutes I was thoroughly bored, and telling myself that it was difficult to sit through such an insipid talk.
I wanted to share some of my expert comments with my neighbour. But he was completely sold out to the speaker and looked liked it was the greatest day of his life. I was disgusted. I tried to catch a word or phrase from the talk, only to convince myself that his should be his last talk ever.
The one-hour talk took ages to end and before the thanks were said, I jumped to my feet with a sigh of relief. My neighbour smiled at me and said, "The talk was wonderful, wasn't it?" I retorted, "it almost killed me with kindness."

What do you understand about the narrator from the description in the first paragraph?

  • He was a genius

  • He was knowledgeable

  • He was self conceited

  • He was charismatic


C.

He was self conceited

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