Read the Passage and Answer the Question Given Below:

Bansilal’s train was late and it reached Bombay a little after midnight. It was his first visit to the city, and he didn’t know where to go He thought he would go to a choultry where he would not have to pay rent, but he did not know how to find one at that hour, He asked a porter to get him a cheap room. The porter said that if Bansilal give him three rupees, he would take him to one. But Bansilal waved him cheap room. The porter said that if Bansilal gave him three rupees, he would take him to one. But Bansilal waved him away and walked out of the station. He wandered through the streets and asked a number of people, but could not find a room cheap enough for him. He sat down on a park bench to think what he should do next. He was very tired and fell asleep on the bench. He woke up the next morning stiff in every limb, but he smiled when he realized that it was the cheapest nights’ lodging that he had ever had.

  1. From the passage, Bansilal emerges as:
    (a) An extravagant Spender
    (b) A thrifty person
    (c) A fun-loving person
    (d) An adventure-seeking person
  2. The night long in the open:
    (a) Gave him aches all over his body
    (b) refreshed Bansilal
    (c) Did not affect him at all
    (d) Made his limbs stronger
  3. Bansilal could not get any accommodation for the right because:
    (a) All the hotel rooms were booked
    (b) The hotels were to expensive for him to afford
    (c) He wanted to spend the night in the open
    (d) All the hotels in the city were closed.
  4. The porter refused to help Bansilal because:
    (a) He had no previous acquaintance with the porter
    (b) He was rue to the porter
    (c) He refused to pay the porter any tips
    (d) He spoke a language which the porter could not understand
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 20th October 2015 in English.
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    1. From the Passage, Bansilal emerges as A Thrifty Person
    2. The night long in the open- Gave him aches all over his body
    3. Bansilal could not get any accommodation for the night because – The hotels were too expensive for him to afford
    4. The porter refused to help Bansilal because – He refused to pay the porter any tips
    Abdul Salam Newbie Answered on 21st October 2015.
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