Read the following extract carefully and answer the questions that follow by choosing the most appropriate alternative from those given below: (3 Marks) A few weeks ago, worded as if in special Tribute to Duke, an order came through from the chemical company's headquarters. “Therefore, to advance our objectives step by step, Charles Hooper is appointed Assistant National Sales Manager."
(a) Why is the order called a special Tribute to Duke ?
(i) it was Duke who helped Charles in his recovery.
(ii) Due to fast recovery only, he was promoted to the post of the Assistant National Sales Manager. (iii) Due to fast recovery only, he joined the office and achieved all his targets and was finally appointed Assistant National Sales Manager.
(iv) (i) and (iii)
(b) Pick out two noun forms of special from the following.
(i) specially, specialist
(ii) specially, specialised
(iii) specialisation, specially
(iv) specialist, speciation
(c) to advance our objectives step by step implies
(i) that the company had firm faith in Charles Hooper's strong determination, who had won over his handicap step by step. (ii) a systematic road map of recovery.
(iii) a plan of the company.
(iv) a process that helps in achievement of the company.
(a) With reference to Hooper, the author says, "Everything was going for him", What does it imply ? (i) He had everything that a man aspires for.
(ii) People admired him.
(iii) He did what he wanted.
(iv) He was capable of playing games.
(b) Duke never jumped on Chuck again because
(i) Duke was paralysed and unable to jump.
(ii) Chuck was angry with Duke for jumping at him.
(iii) Duke realized that Chuck was not well and could not balance himself. (iv) Marcy did not allow Duke to come near Chuck.
(c) The author says that Duke knew his job. The job was
(i) to look after Chuck.
(ii) to get Chuck on his feet.
(iii) to humour Chuck.
(iv) to guard the house.
When Marcy saw what Duke could do for her...