Q 3 and 4 (anyone plz solve it fast )
Question: Answer in 20-30 words
Answer 3: Mukesh dreamt of becoming a motor mechanic. However, his family background and his financial status would never allow him to be one. His dream appears to be a distant one, a mirage sort and Mukesh has been compared to a traveller in the desert.
Answer 4: Rag picking is the means of survival for the ragpickers. According to the author, it is their "daily bread, a roof over their heads, even if it is a leaking roof". Thus, it is equivalent to gold for them. Besides, for the children it is "wrapped in wonder" for they, at times, chance upon "a rupee, even a ten-rupee note."
Question: Answer in 120 words
At first, he tried to overcome his fear of water on his own. But when this failed, he got an instructor for himself who worked on Douglas’ fear very methodically. With his help, Douglas began by learning to be at ease in water. After this, he practiced exhaling-inhaling in water to eliminate the fear of putting his head inside the water. Then, he moved on to master individual steps of swimming which were, finally, integrated into a complete experience of swimming, by his instructor. After about six months, Douglas could not only swim well but was, also, free of his fear to a great extent.
At this stage, Douglas’ journey of truly overcoming his fear to its tiniest vestiges began. He swam alone in the pool. He went to Lake Wentworth to dive. He tried every possible stroke he learnt. Finally, in his diving expedition, in the Warm Lake, he conquered his fear completely.
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