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Read the following poem carefully:
Success is counted sweetest
By those who never succeed
To comprehend a nectar
Requires sorest need.
Not one of the purple host
Who took the flag today
Can tell the definition
So clear, of victory.
As he defeated dying
On whose forbidden ear
The distant strains of triumph
Break, agonized and clear.
On the basis of the reading of the above poem tick the answer to the following questions:
1)The true value of success is felt by those.
a)who always succeed b)who always fail c)who get it rarely d)who work towards it.
2) Requires sorest need refers to?
a)a desperate want. b)a wound dressing
c)an understanding of the situation d)hungry for food.
3) The purple host is?
a)the royal army b)the victorious army
c)the losing army d)the generals.
4) The sounds of victory are agonizing to the dying soldier because?
a)he will not live to enjoy the celebrations. b)they are a reminder of his defeat.
c)he is severely wounded. d)he is forbidden to hear them.
5). Find out the synonym of ‘win ‘from the poem
a)defeat b)won c)victory d)all of these.