DIRECTIONS (Q.No.1-5)In the following questions four
alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase italicised and
underlined in the sentence choose the alternative which best
expresses the meaning of idiom phiase. Don't thrust your noseinto my affairs.
DIRECTIONS (Qs. 6-10) : In this section you have five short
passages. Each is followed by questions based on the passage. First,
read the passage and answer the questions based on the passage.
You are required to select your answers from the given options.
The heat-wave deepened during the following few days while
Jack and I lazed about in the house and yards, wearing ragged
shirts and discarded garments, because the more presentable
ones were being packed by Mother. She was obviously not strong
enough to cycle downto Hemisphere, where Father and Jack had
been one week-end, to see and rent a cottage in Ropley, near
Alresford. From this prospective journey Jack had returned with
half a dozen photographs taken with a plate-camera which he
had made for himself, the aperture being a pinhole. This was only
one of his many ingenious artefacts. I had studied the pictures,
which included a church that leaned backwards, in the hope of
finding the perpetually teasing certainty which we look for when
about to take some adventurous step into the unknown. But
Ropley remained unreal
During the hot summer days the author and Jack