Comprehension


Direction: Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions. Your answer to these questions should be based on passage only.

Mandela recollects that it was almost impossible for a black man in south Africa to fulfill his obligation to his family and society because of the system of apartheid practiced by the white rulers. He began to hanker after freedom when he realized that his freedom had been taken away from him when he reached manhood. He yearned for the basic and honorable freedoms of achieving his potential, of marrying, having a family-the freedom not to be obstructed in a lawful life. When Mandela realized that not only his freedom was curtailed, but the freedom of everyone who looked like him was also curtailed. That's when he joined the African national Congress and that is when the hunger for his own freedom became the greater hunger for the freedom of his people.

  1. What was the realization of Mandela ?









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    He suffered because of racial discrimination.

    Correct Option: B

    Mandela realized that he was a block one and his freedom had been curtailed. He suffered because of racial discrimination.


  1. What made him join the African National Congress ?









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    When he come to realize that the black people were the victims of the white rulers. And they were not able to live life freely.

    Correct Option: A

    When he come to realize that the black people were the victims of the white rulers. And they were not able to live life freely.



  1. Whose concern does this passage voice ?









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    In this passage, we find that the black people were not able to enjoy their freedom.

    Correct Option: B

    In this passage, we find that the black people were not able to enjoy their freedom. Their freedom had been curtailed. Options like (a), (c) and (d) are partially suitable but not fully.


Direction: Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions. Your answer to these questions should be based on passage only.

A stout old lady was walking with her basket down the middle of a street in retrograde to the great confusion of the traffic and no small peril to herself. It was pointed out to her that the pavement was the place for foot-passengers, but she replied, 'I m going to walk where I like. We have got liberty now.' It did not occur to the dear lady that if liberty entitled the foot-passenger to walk down the middle of the the road it also entitled the taxi-drive on the pavement, and that the end of such liberty would be universal chaos. Everything would be getting in everybody else's way and nobody would get anywhere. Individual liberty would have become social anarchy

  1. It was pointed out to the lady that she should walk on the pavement because she was ?









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    a pedestrian

    Correct Option: A

    a pedestrian



  1. The lady refused to move from the middle of the street because ?









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    She felt that she was entitled to do whatever she liked.

    Correct Option: B

    She felt that she was entitled to do whatever she liked.