CBSE Class 9 English Worksheet (6) - Practice worksheets for CBSE students. Prepared by teachers of the best CBSE schools in India.
BAL BHARTI PUBLIC SCHOOL
1. Read the extract given below and choose the correct answer:
I lay in sorrow, deep distressed
My grief a proud man heard;
His look were cold, he gave me gold
But not a kindly word.
My sorrow passed- I paid him back
The gold he gave to me;
Then stood erect and and spoke my thanks
And blessed his charity.
I lay in want, in grief and pain;
A poor man passed my way:
He bound my head, gave me bread
He watched me night and day.
How shall I pay him again?
For all he did to me,
Oh, gold is great, but greater far
Is heavenly sympathy.
i- Gold meansa.
a.yellow metal c. wealth
b. money d. None
ii- Stood erect shows that the man in sorrow wasa.
a.not impressed c. not grateful
b. observing a formality d. none of the above
iii-Choose the correct statementa.
a.the poor man did not help
b.the poor man passed by his way
c.the poor man served the man in distress
d.the poor man gave him money
iv-The poor man expressed his sympathya.
a.by feeding the man in distress
b.by serving him
c.by sitting near the man in sadness
d.by feeding and serving him
v-Sympathy is an attribute ofa.
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