Comprehension

Directions to SolveI felt the wall of the tunnel shiver. The master alarm squealed through my earphones. Almost simultaneously, Jack yelled down to me that there was a warning light on. Fleeting but spectacular sights snapped into ans out of view, the snow, the shower of debris, the moon, looming close and big, the dazzling sunshine for once unfiltered by layers of air. The last twelve hours before re-entry were particular bone-chilling. During this period, I had to go up in to command module. Even after the fiery re-entry splashing down in 81owater in south pacific, we could still see our frosty breath inside the command module.

Q1: The enjoyment of the physical possession of things

A is one of the privileges of wealth which has not been changed

B is one of the privileges of wealth which should be curtailed

C has little to do with the prerogatives of wealth

D is a prerogative of wealth which cannot be disputed

Q2: There are more duchesses now because

A it is easier for dukes to divorce and remarry

B dukes are more immoral than they used to be

C there position has deteriorated

D they are debased

Q3: Which one of the following reasons would one consider as more as possible for the warning lights to be on?

A There was a shower of debris.

B Jack was yelling.

C A catastrophe was imminent.

D The moon was looming close and big.

Q4: Among the ducal families

A there is great deal of immortality

B there is a fairly even spread of virtues and vices

C there is a great deal of bad taste

D there is either great intelligence or great stupidity

Q5: The statement that the dazzling sunshine was "for once unfiltered by layers of air" means

A that the sun was very hot

B that there was no strong wind

C that the air was unpolluted

D none of above

Q6: The distinction conferred by wealth

A was unfair to the poor

B was unlikely to spread throughout the world

C was very great when there were many rich people

D was very great when there were few rich people

Q7: Ducal families in England

A are generally agreed to be fairly common

B are generally agreed to be fairly superior

C are superior because they are rich

D are generally agreed not to be always better than others

Q8: The word 'Command Module' used twice in the given passage indicates perhaps that it deals with

A an alarming journey

B a commanding situation

C a journey into outer space

D a frightful battle.


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