## Comprehension

#### Comprehension

Direction: Most people lead the lives that circumstances have thrust upon them. But Wison had boldly taken the course of his life into his own hands. At 35, he had quit his job to lead a pleasant life on an exotic island with just enough money to last for twenty five years. Once, fifteen years after he had been on the island, I happened to him and inquired about his financial situation. He said,” It will carry me on till I am sixty.” “ But one can not be sure of dying at sixty”, I said, “Well...” he replied. “ It depends on oneself, doesn’t it”?

1. "... depends on oneself" suggests that Wilson, at 60, would ?

1. The line suggests that after 60 when Wilson doesn't have money he will take away his own life.

##### Correct Option: C

The line suggests that after 60 when Wilson doesn't have money he will take away his own life.

Direction: It was already late when we set out for the next town, which according to the map was about fifteen kilometers away on the other side of the hills. There we felt that we would find a bed for the night. Darkness fell soon after we had left the village, but luckily we met no one as we drove swiftly along the narrow winding road that led to the hills. As we climbed higher, it became colder and rain began to fall, making it difficult at times to see the road. I asked john, my companion, to drive more slowly . After we had traveled for about twenty kilometers, there was still no sign of the town which was marked on the map. We were beginning to get worried. Then without warning., the car stopped and we found we had run out of petrol.

1. The travellers set out for the town although it was getting dark because ?

1. the next town was a short distance away and promised a good rest for the night .

##### Correct Option: D

the next town was a short distance away and promised a good rest for the night .

1. The author asked john to drive more slowly because?

1. The road was not clearly visible.

##### Correct Option: C

The road was not clearly visible.

1. The travellers were worried after twenty kilometers because ?

1. it was a lonely countryside.

##### Correct Option: A

it was a lonely countryside.

Direction: Most people lead the lives that circumstances have thrust upon them. But Wison had boldly taken the course of his life into his own hands. At 35, he had quit his job to lead a pleasant life on an exotic island with just enough money to last for twenty five years. Once, fifteen years after he had been on the island, I happened to him and inquired about his financial situation. He said,” It will carry me on till I am sixty.” “ But one can not be sure of dying at sixty”, I said, “Well...” he replied. “ It depends on oneself, doesn’t it”?

1. Wilsons' boldest decision was that he ?

1. Boldly at the age of 35 he quit his job to lead pleasant life.

##### Correct Option: A

Boldly at the age of 35 he quit his job to lead pleasant life.