Reading section CBSE Class 9
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. Read the following extracts and answer the questions that follow:
A) He badgered the instructors with questions. He drilled with enthusiasm, and on route marches he was not only miraculously tireless but infuriated us all with his horrible heartiness.
a) Who badgered the instructors with questions?
b) Who refers to us?
c) Pick out the word from the extract that means the same as ‘to make angry’.
B) “The muzzle velocity or speed at which the bullet leaves the rifle”, he told us, “is well over two thousand feet per second.”
a) Who is he?
b) What is being talked about in this extract?
c) Pick out one word from the extract related to ‘rifle’.
Why do you think Private Quelch fails to learn from his mistakes? Should the author and his friends have counseled him? Why? Why not?