Reading comprehension test 275

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Question 1 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Ah! Whatever could be said was said. All held him guilty, even his own mother who claimed to understand him the best. All had betrayed him in his hour of need. Yet, there he was, still with a sparkling hope and knew that the truth must prevail. In the cold, dark and damp cell whenever for a moment lost faith in God and goodness and was waiting anxiously for an angel to come, plead non-guilty for him and free him of his miseries.

Three of the following statements indicate that he had a sparkling hope. Which statement does not?

A
He had never lost faith in God
B
He was sure there was goodness
C
He could have evidence in his favor
D
He knew that the truth must prevail
Question 1 Explanation: 
The statement which does not indicate that he had a sparkling hope is, 'He could have evidence in his favor'. Option (c) uses the word 'could', which is non-assertive in nature and therefore, refers to something that does not confirm his hope wholeheartedly.
Question 2 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Whatever others said about him, he
A
Betrayed no one
B
Thought over the problem
C
Never lost faith in goodness
D
Raised his voice against injustice
Question 2 Explanation: 
The correct option is option (c). The answer can be inferred from the second line of the passage. '..All had betrayed him in his hour of need. Yet, there he was, still with a sparkling hope and knew that the truth must prevail.'
Question 3 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In the dark dungeon he always waited for
A
His mother
B
The jailer
C
The verdict freeing him of his miseries
D
The angel to come and plead for him
Question 3 Explanation: 
The answer to this question is directly mentioned in the passage's concluding line. Therefore, the right option is option (d).
Question 4 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The truth must prevail means
A
He was true
B
Angel will reveal truth
C
Truth always wins in the end
D
We must plead for the truth
Question 4 Explanation: 
The truth must prevail means truth always wins in the end. It is a common term and is always used in this context.
There are 4 questions to complete.

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