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1.

What caused the old couple's sudden longing for laddoos?
A.They hadn't eaten good food for several days B.They had attended their neighbor's party and enjoyed the laddoos served
C.They saw the mouth watering laddoos being served to guests at the party D.They had tasted the laddoos prepared for their neighbour's son's birthday
E.They thought that the laddoos would satisfy their hunger for days to come

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Answer is: D
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2.

Why did the old couple cook in the Woods?
A.It was very convenient to gather firewood B.To avoid the risk of their hut burning down
C.To keep the fact that they were preparing laddoos a secret from their neighbours D.To hide the fact that they did not know how to prepare laddoos from their neighbors
E.They did not have the ingredients to make enough laddoos ror their neighbours as well

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Answer is: C
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3.

Which of the following can be said about the old couple?
A.They did not have .any relatives to look after them in their old age B.They were misers and did not spend even on• keeping their house in good condition
C.They were not allowed to eat sweets as they were old D.They were fond of animals and sometimes shared their food with stray animals
E.They were afraid of the villagers and hid from them

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Answer is: B
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4.

Which of the following is/are true in the context of the passage?
(A) The old woman had prepared more laddoos than she had intended.
(B) The family who had recently moved into the village were fond of the old couple.
(C) The villagers were saddened by the death of the old couple and gave them a grand funeral.
A.Only (A) B.Only (Bland (C)
C.Only (A) and (B) D.All (A), (B) and (C)
E.None of these

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Answer is: A
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5.

Why did the neighbour peep into the old couple's house?
A.To learn what they were being so secretive about. B.To spy on them and discover where their wealth was hidden
C.To complain as they had cooked in the forest D.check up on the old couple as he did everyday
E.Not clearly mentioned in the passage

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Answer is: E
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6.

What puzzled the villagers?
A.The old cauple did not die in the fire B.The sight of the old couple whom they had presumed dead, alive
C.The fact that the old coupie had wasted good food D.The lack of concern the old woman had for her husband
E.The old couple led the laddoos to the dog

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Answer is: B
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7.

Why did the old man scream when surrounded by the villagers?
A.He was afraid that his wife would get burned B.To scare away the villagers who wanted to kill him tor his money
C.His wife refused to allow him to eat more than one laddoo D.To indicate to the villagers that he was alive
E.The fear of being hurt in fire

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Answer is: E
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8.

What did the old couple disagree about?
A.Where they would cook their meal B.Which of them was entitled to the first laddoo
C.Whether to share the extra laddoo with their neighbors D.The quantity of laddoos that they had made
E.None of these

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Answer is: D
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9.

What was the villagers reaction to the old couple's presumed 'death'?
A.They were upset and all came to pay their last respects B.They were worried about how to pay for the funeral
C.They could oat decide what to do with the couple's wealth D.They disliked the old couple and demolished their house
E.They dutifully arranged the couple's last

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Answer is: E
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10.

Why did the old couple initially not reveal that they were alive to the villagers?
A.To learn the villagers' true opinion of them B.They did not like the villagers and were mocking them
C.Neither of them wanted to be the first to speak and lose the bet D.To test the honesty of the villagers
E.None of these

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Answer is: C
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