Passage - 3
Category : 3rd Class
Read the passage carefully and answer the following question: Newton was a great scientist. One day he had to go out of his room for an urgent piece of work. He left behind a bundle of papers, which was the manuscript of his research on the theory of light, on his study table. That time, his dog was also sleeping in the room. As soon as he had left the room, the dog awoke. It jumped upon the table and upturned the lighted candle. The bundle of papers caught fire and was completely destroyed. When Newton returned after some time, he was surprised to see that all his labour of years had been destroyed. He became very upset. But he controlled himself. Instead of losing his temper, he patted his dog on its neck and said, "You don't know what you have done my dear."
Who was Newton?
Newton was a scientist. Therefore, option (B) is correct and rest of the options is incorrect.
What did Newton leave behind on coming out of his room for an urgent work?
(C) Bundle of papers
He left behind bundles of paper in his room, while coming out for an urgent piece of work. Therefore, option (C) is correct and rest of the options is incorrect.
What other thing did Newton leave behind before coming out of his room?
He left his dog behind before coming out of his room. Therefore, option (B) is correct and rest of the options is incorrect.
What did the dog do?
(A) Turned the lighted candle
(B) Ate the candle
(C) Broke the candle
(D) Upturned the lighted candle
(E) None of these
Dog upturned the lighted candle. Therefore, option (D) is correct and rest of the options is incorrect.
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