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Subject :IEO    Class : Class 8

Read the poem carefully and answer the questions that follow :
When I’m An Old Lady

When I’m an old lady, I’ll live with each kid, And bring so much happiness just as they did. I want to pay back all the joy they’ve provided. Returning each deed. Oh, they’ll be so excited! I’ll write on the walls with reds, whites and blues, And bounce on the furniture wearing my shoes, I’ll drink from the carton and then leave it out. I’ll stuff all the toilets and oh, how they’ll shout. When they’re on the phone and just out of reach, I’ll get into things like sugar and bleach. Oh, they’ll snap their fingers and then shake their head, And when that is done, I’ll hide under the bed. When they cook dinner and call me to eat, I’ll not eat my green beans and salad or meat. I’ll gag on my okra, spill milk on the table, And when they get angry I’ll run if I’m able. I’ll sit close to the T.V., through the channels I’ll click I’ll cross both eyes just to see if they stick I’ll take off my socks and throw one away, And play in the mud till the end of the day. And later in bed, I’ll lay back and sigh, I’ll thank God in prayer and then close my eyes. My kids will look down with a smile slowly creeping. And say with a groan, “She’s so sweet when she’s sleeping!”
–Barbara Hall
Who is the narrator of the poem?

A A young girl
B An old lady
C The grandmother
D None of these


I wrote option d but they say its option c...but the Pom starts by aging when I’m an old lady...so its a mother who is thinking and thus she is the narrator

Ans 1:

Class : Class 8
No, the answer is D. This poem came in the ASSET exam and what they said the right answer was it was by a frustrated mother whom her kids kept annoying and that makes the most sense in context.

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Class : Class 9
The name of the poem itself is “When I am an old lady”. So according to that and the first line, the answer is clearly young girl

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Class : Class 8
it should be a young girl because of the creative imagination and because it is in the future tense,the person is not an old lady

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Class : Class 8
it is a young girl because of the creative imagination and because the poem is in the future tense, the narrator cannot be an old lady

Ans 5:

Class : Class 8
EXACTLYYY!!!!! I was gonna tell that too guys!! answer is b ...totalllyyy agree guyyzz.. @Anora, @Master

Ans 6: (Master Answer)

Class : Class 1
The correct answer is B.

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Subject :IEO    Class : Class 8

Ans 1: (Master Answer)

Class : Class 1
The correct answer is C.

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Subject :IEO    Class : Class 8

Fill in the blanks with indirect forms of speech :
Ghost : Ha, ha! I have a glorious past of terrifying people.
Mr. Otis : Mr. Ghost, why don't you oil your rusty chains? The clanking noise doesn't let me sleep.
Mrs. Otis : Uf! How miserably you are belching! Take this tincture to cure your stomachache.
The ghost laughed furiously and said that ________. Mr. Otis asked the ghost ________? He further told him that ________. Mrs. Otis exclaimed with disgust and told the ghost that ____?____! She, then, advised him ________.

A how miserably he was belching
B he was belching very miserably
C he was belching how miserably
D how miserably you are belching


I say its option b but they are saying that it is option a.Is it not wrong English to say”Mrs Otis exclaimed.....the ghost that how miserably he was belching?”.....shouldn’t the right answer be option b?

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Class : Class 8
Why not option B ?

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Subject :IEO    Class : Class 4

Ans 1: (Master Answer)

Class : Class 1
The correct answer is A.

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Subject :IEO    Class : Class 6

Ans 1:

Class : Class 6
A is correct

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Subject :IEO    Class : Class 4

Ans 1:

Class : Class 4
abc

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Class : Class 4
abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz

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Subject :IEO    Class : Class 8

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Class : Class 6
C is the answer as the correct spelling is Petulance

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Subject :IEO    Class : Class 4

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Subject :IEO    Class : Class 8

Ans 1:

Class : Class 9
The incorrect part is option b as there shud be ‘a’ before it

Ans 2:

Class : Class 8
I think that answer will be 'a'

Ans 3:

Class : Class 9
The incorrect part is option b as there shud be ‘a’ before it

Ans 4:

Class : Class 9
The incorrect part is option b as there shud be ‘a’ before it

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Class : Class 9

Ans 6:

Class : Class 8
The correct sentence is "Shalini is a proficient horse rider", 'a' was missing but, the options given were confusing as it could be associated with option A and option B as well

Ans 7:

Class : Class 9
The incorrect part is option b as there shud be ‘a’ before it

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