Passage for Exercise-53

Read the following passages and answer the questions given below:

    I entered a railway carnage at a country station the other morning and found myself in a compartment containing five people. I took a vacant seat between a man in the corridor comer and a lady dressed in handsome fur in the window corner. A girl whom I took for lady’s daughter sat opposite to her, and a gentleman whom I took to be be lady’s husband sat next to the girl, while another man occupied the remaining corner by the corridor. These people had all evidently been in the train for some time, and on entering I was vaguely sensible of having broken in upon a drama which was unfinished.


(a) Choose the correct alternative:

(i) In the passage the word ‘country’ means—
(a) land (b) nation (c) rural area, (d) city area.
(ii) In the passage the word ‘vacant’ means—
(a) dirty (b) comfortable (c) empty (d) narrow.
(b) Which word in the passage means the opposite of ‘ugly’?
(c) How many female passengers were there in the railway carriage?
(d) Who sat in the window-corner?
(e) Who occupied the seats opposite to the lady?
(f) Two of the following statement are true. Write them down.
(g) The railway carriage was overcrowded.
(h) The passengers were staging a drama in the railway Carriage.
(ii) The other passengers had got into the railway carriage some time before the writer.
(iv) The passengers were known to the writer
(v) There were three members of a family in the railway carriage.

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