Form Three
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by Lydia Lalla
| 15 Questions
This multiple choice section consists of 10 items.Each item in this test has four suggested answers.
Read each item you are about to answer and decide which choice is best.
Please read the instructions for each section carefully.
INSTRUCTIONS: ITEMS 1-10

Each sentence in this section has ONE underlined word. Choose from the four options, the word which is CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word.
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After the accident, my sister was apprehensive about driving in the city again.
doubtful
cautious
fearful
disturbed
2
1
The directions on the prescription were so explicit that no one could make a mistake.

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legible
clear
simple
concise

3
1
The stranger’s uncouth manners turned off the villagers and left him friendless.
dangerous
angry
crude
careless
4
1
It is so naïve to think that very advertisement is truthful.

honest
simple
harmful
positive
5
1
With a furtive movement of his eyes, the visitor saw the company of friends on the lawn.

stealthy
steady
intense
blinking
6
1
Honest persons are averse to cheating, lying and gossiping.

resentful
opposed
blind
sensitive

7
1
From the ominous flashes in the sky, we knew that a storm was approaching.

bright
quick
threatening
huge
8
1
The priest visited the sick parishioner and offered a fervent prayer for his recovery.

peaceful
wholehearted
inspirational
lengthy
9
1
A candid parent will never be reluctant to tell his children about their mistakes.

rough
caring
straightforward
brave
10
1
Since the weather was fine, it was an opportune time for me to go to cycling in the countryside.

healthy
suitable
interesting
glamorous
Read the poem that follows and answer ALL the questions that follow in the spaces provided.
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11
1
The poet was also bullied when at school.
True
False
12
1
The poet's parents warned him not to mix with these "rough boys" but he envied certain aspects of their lives although he was also afraid of their rough, bullying ways.
True
False
13
1
The poet/the boy in the poem came from the middle class. Choose the option which did not apply to this social class.
The middle class did not do manual work.
The middle class owned shops and little factories.
The middle class sent their children to private school and never to public schools.
The middle class demanded that a person be well-dressed.
The middle class were the professional people like lawyers.
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1
(Choose the option which does not fit.) The "rough boys" in the poem...
Were from the lower class. They were common.
They were not refined or gentle. They had rough and bullying ways.
They were poor and lived in slums
They wore torn clothing.
Although their parents were poor they did not neglect them.
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Why did the "rough" boys hate Stephen?
He was more privileged than them.

He thought he was better than them.

He envied them their freedom.
He was smaller and weaker than them

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