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Read the following extracts and answer the questions that follow : 

What really hurt me was when I served the summons, Lutkins and his mother laughed at me as though I were a bright boy of a seen. With loving kindness they begged me to go with them to a neighbour’s house for a cup of coffee.

1. Who is the speaker of the above lines?

a. The lawyer is the speaker of the above lines.

b. The hack driver is the speaker of the above lines.

c. Oliver Lutkins is the speaker of the above lines.

d. Oliver’s mother is the speaker of the above lines.

2. What hurts the speaker?

a. The cup of coffee at the neighbour’s house.

b. The laughter and behaviour of Lutkins and his mother.

c. Being a lawyer and serving summons.

d. The neighbour’s laughter and fun.

3. Why did Lutkins take the lawyer to his neighbour?

a. As they were anxious to meet the lawyer as they have never seen a lawyer in their entire life.

b. As they were anxious to meet the lawyer as the neighbour’s never seen the lawyer anytime.

c. As they were anxious to meet the lawyer as they missed seeing the lawyer the previous day.

d. As they were anxious to meet the neighbour as they made a tasty cup of coffee.

4. Do you think the lawyer was gullible?

a. No, I don’t think the lawyer was gullible because he was befooled and tricked by the hack driver.

b. Yes, I think the lawyer was gullible because he was not fooled and tricked by the hack driver.

c. No, I don’t think the lawyer was gullible because he was not fooled and tricked by the hack driver.

d. Yes, I think the lawyer was gullible because he was befooled and tricked by the hack driver.

5. Who laughed at the speaker?

a. Lutkins and the neighbour.

b. Lutkins and his mother.

c. Lutkins and the speaker.

d. The hack driver and neighbour.

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1. a. The lawyer is the speaker of the above lines.

2. b. The laughter and behaviour of Lutkins and his mother.

3. c. As they were anxious to meet the lawyer as they missed seeing the lawyer the previous day.

4. d. Yes, I think the lawyer was gullible because he was befooled and tricked by the hack driver.

5. b. Lutkins and his mother.

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