The Thief's Story Class X

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The Thief

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  • 1. 
    I’m out of practice. And if I don’t take the money, he’ll only waste it on his friends. After all, he doesn’t even pay me. Here out of practice refers to------
    • A. 

      The act of wrestling

    • B. 

      The task of cooking

    • C. 

      The act of robbing

    • D. 

      The act of writing

  • 2. 
    2 Which one of the below suits Anil ?
    • A. 

      Fat and amiable fellow

    • B. 

      Easy going, kind and thin fellow

    • C. 

      Strange and tall fellow

    • D. 

      Affluent and spendthrift

  • 3. 
    Anil was watching a wrestling match when I approached him. He was about 25-- a tall, lean fellow – and he looked easy-going, kind and simple enough for my purpose. I hadn’t had much luck of late and thought I might be able to get into the young man’s confidence. ‘You look a bit of a wrestler yourself,” I said. A little flattery helps in making friends. Anil looked easy-going, kind and simple to the narrator. Which of the given characteristics would NOT fit in with this description?
    • A. 

       compassionate

    • B. 

       suave

    • C. 

       uncomplicated

    • D. 

      Carefree

  • 4. 
    1. I knew that once I become  ……………………… man  there would be no limit to what I could achieve?
    • A. 

      A well trained

    • B. 

      An employed 

    • C. 

      Educated 

    • D. 

      A skilled chef

  • 5. 
     What type of a writer was Anil?
    • A. 

      A struggling writer

    • B. 

      A famous writer

    • C. 

      A casual writer

    • D. 

      A prolific writer

  • 6. 
    It is easy to rob a careless man 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    9 Based on the line, “A little flattery helps in making friends.”, choose the option that displays the quote closest in meaning.
    • A. 

      A) Imitation is the best form of flattery; people generally understand that my comedy is not intended to hurt anybody

    • B. 

      I know imitation is the highest form of flattery, but stealing one's identity is totally different.

    • C. 

      Nothing is so great an example of bad manners as flattery. If you flatter all the company, you please none; If you flatter only one or two, you offend the rest

    • D. 

      One may define flattery as a base companionship which is most advantageous to the flatterer.

  • 8. 
    9 I think he knew I made a little money this way but he did not seem to mind. Anil made money by fits and starts. He would borrow one week, lend the next. He kept worrying about his next cheque, but as soon as it arrived, he would go out and celebrate. It seems he wrote for magazines—a queer way to make a living! Anil made money ‘by fits and starts’ means that he-----
    • A. 

      Deemed it fit to start investing money.

    • B. 

      Started earning money in the recent past.

    • C. 

      Received money intermittently

    • D. 

      Put his money to use frequently.

    • E. 

      Option 5

  • 9. 
    “ a queer way to earn money”  -- What does the word 'queer' mean  ?
    • A. 

      Rare 

    • B. 

      Easy

    • C. 

      Strange

    • D. 

      Surprised

  • 10. 
    10 If borrow: :lend, then pick the ODD pair from the options below
    • A. 

      Give : : take

    • B. 

      Lose : : find

    • C. 

      Hop : : skip

    • D. 

      Buy : : sell

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