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QUIZ: Nelson Mandela: A Long Walk to Freedom: Sample Papers Released by CBSE

QUIZ : 1
Nelson Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Read the extract carefully and answer the questions those follow

“It was only when I began to learn that my boyhood freedom was an
illusion, when I discovered as a young man that my freedom had already
been taken from me, that I began to hunger for it. At first as a student I
wanted freedom only for myself, the transitory freedoms of being able to
stay out at night, read what I pleased and go where I chose. Later, as a
young man in Johannesburg, I yearned for the basic and honourable
freedoms…”

A part of the extract has been paraphrased. Choose the option that includes
the most appropriate solution to the blanks in the given paraphrase of the
extract.


The speaker’s belief about freedom, since childhood proved false. It was

not until the speaker grew up to be a young man when it i)
__________________ on him that he was ii) ________________ of
freedom. Then he began iii) __________________ it.
i) desired

1. Tap the correct answer

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2. The title that best suits this extract is

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3. Why do you think the speaker mentions some freedoms as ‘transitory’?

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4. Choose the option that best fits the usage of the word ‘illusion’ as used in the extract.

Correct! Wrong!

5. The speaker says, ‘at first as a student I wanted freedom only for myself.’ Why do you think he only thought about himself?

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I am Meena Kumari, PGT(English)+ B.ed. Teaching is my passion. Love to guide students in Grammar Learning and build up their writing skills.

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