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Long Walk To Freedom

Question 3:

Match, the italicised phrases in Column A with the phrase nearest meaning in Column B. (Hint: First look for the sentence in the text which the phrase in column A occurs.)

A

B

1.

I was not unmindful of the fact.

(i)

had not forgotten: was aware of the fact

(ii)

was not careful about the fact

(iii)

forgot or was not aware of the fact

2.

When my comrades and I were pushed to our limits

(i)

pushed by the guards to the wall

(ii)

took more than our share of beatings

(iii)

felt that we could not endure the suffering any longer

3.

To reassure me and keep me going

(i)

make me go on walking

(ii)

help me continue to live in hope in this very difficult situation

(iii)

make me remain without complaining

4.

The basic and honourable freedoms of … earning my keep…

(i)

earning enough money to live on

(ii)

keeping what I earned

(iii)

getting a good salary

Answer:

A

B

1.

I was not unmindful of the fact

(i)

had not forgotten; was aware of the fact

2.

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