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Q1. Whenever terror struck again, Douglas would start

(i) shouting
(ii) laughing
(iii) crying
(iv) talking to terror

Correct Answer

(iv) talking to terror

Q2. Who is the author of Deep Water?

(i) William Shakespeare
(ii) William George Bernard Shaw
(iii) William Wordsworth
(iv) William Douglas

Correct Answer

(iv) William Douglas

Q3. ‘What do you think you can do to me’? These words were spoken by Douglas to

(i) a shark
(ii) to his enemy
(iii) to the boy who pushed him
(iv) to terror

Correct Answer

(iv) to terror

Q4. In which subject has the author been graduated?

(i) English and History
(ii) English and Science
(iii) Science and Social studies
(iv) English and Economics

Correct Answer

(iv) English and Economics

Q5. ‘All we have to fear is fear itself. Who said these words?

(i) Douglas
(ii) his instructor
(iii) his father
(iv) President Roosevel

Correct Answer

(iv) President Roosevel

Q6. At the end of the experience, Douglas felt

(i) happy
(ii) released
(iii) sad
(iv) victorious

Correct Answer

(ii) released

Q7. For how many years had the author taught in high school in Yokima?

(i) 2 years
(ii) 4 years
(iii) 3 years
(iv) 5 years

Correct Answer

(i) 2 years

Q8. The writer decided to learn to swim when he was about

(i) ten or eleven years old
(ii) fifteen or sixteen years old
(iii) twenty years old
(iv) eighteen years old

Correct Answer

(i) ten or eleven years old

Q9. Where was the lake Wentworth?

(i) In New Hampshire
(ii) in Washington
(iii) in California
(iv) in Washington D.C

Correct Answer

(i) In New Hampshire

Q10. What were the series of emotions and fears that Douglas experienced when he was thrown into the pool?

(i) Fear
(ii) Confidence
(iii) Overconfidence
(iv) Mixed feelings of confidence and fear

Correct Answer

(iv) Mixed feelings of confidence and fear

Q11. His mother warned him against swimming in the Yakima River because it had

(i) strong currents
(ii) it was meant only for boating
(iii) many people had drowned there
(iv) it had no lifeguards around

Correct Answer

(iii) many people had drowned there

Q12. How did Douglas make sure that he had conquered the old terror?

(i) by visiting California
(ii) by jumping into the waters
(iii) by taking a lesson from the intructor
(iv) by swimming into the lake Wentworth

Correct Answer

(iv) by swimming into the lake Wentworth

Q13. ow did this experience affect the author?

(i) Became fearless
(ii) Confident
(iii) Overconfident
(iv) Became hydrophobic

Correct Answer

(iv) Became hydrophobic

Q14. The incident in childhood had taken place at the beach in

(i) Florida
(ii) Washington
(iii) New York
(iv) California

Correct Answer

(iv) California

Q15. Why was Douglas determined to get over his fear of water?

(i) To know the waters of Casc
(ii) ato be a swimmer
(iii) to learn swimming
(iv) to win a medal

Correct Answer

(i) To know the waters of Casc

Q16. The misadventure at the Y.M.C.A pool happened when

(i) Douglas was accompanied by friends
(ii) he was with his father
(iii) he was alone
(iv) he was with his mother

Correct Answer

(iii) he was alone

Q17. Why did Douglas hire an instructor?

(i) to be confident in swimming
(ii) to compete with others
(iii) to flaunt
(iv) to overcome his fear of water and learn swimming

Correct Answer

(iv) to overcome his fear of water and learn swimming

Q18. Though Douglas was frightened, he was not

(i) afraid to die
(ii) going to survive
(iii) out of his wits
(iv) able to shout for help

Correct Answer

(iii) out of his wits

Q19. hat does Douglas do to save himself in the pool?

(i) Used his mind and pushed himself up
(ii) Shouted aloud
(iii) Called people
(iv) Shouted help help

Correct Answer

(i) Used his mind and pushed himself up

Q20. The nine feet seemed to Douglas like

(i) hundred feet
(ii) ninety feet
(iii) fifty feet
(iv) twenty-five feet

Correct Answer

(ii) ninety feet

Q21. What was the impact of the pool incident?

(i) Developed fear
(ii) Became confident
(iii) Became overconfident
(iv) Hydrophobia was revived

Correct Answer

(iv) Hydrophobia was revived

Q22. The water in the pool had a

(i) dirty yellow tinge
(ii) a blue reflection
(iii) green colour
(iv) no colour

Correct Answer

(i) dirty yellow tinge

Q23. What was the impact of the pool incident?

(i) developed fear
(ii) became confident
(iii) became overconfident
(iv) hydrophobia was revived

Correct Answer

(iv) hydrophobia was revived

Q24. After being haunted by fear for many years Douglas decided to learn to swim. He took the help of

(i) his mother
(ii) his father
(iii) a friend
(iv) an instructor

Correct Answer

(iv) an instructor

Q25. How did the instructor make Douglas a good swimmer?

(i) planning
(ii) with the help of ropes
(iii) by pushing him into the pool
(iv) with the help of ropes and belts

Correct Answer

(iv) with the help of ropes and belts

Q26. How did Douglas make sure that he had conquered the old terror?

(i) By visiting California
(ii) By jumping into the waters
(iii) By taking a lesson from the instructor
(iv) By swimming into the lake Wentworth

Correct Answer

(iv) By swimming into the lake Wentworth

Q27. Douglas had to repeat exhaling and inhaling exercises

(i) hundred times
(ii) forty times
(iii) fifty times
(iv) ten times

Correct Answer

(i) hundred times

Q28. What was the Deep water fear in Douglas’ mind?

(i) To be defeated
(ii) To be pushed
(iii) Being drowned
(iv) None

Correct Answer

(iii) Being drowned

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