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Read the following poem carefully.
In the middle of the city
Is an open space called a Park;
It is difficult for us to do what we like there
Even after dark.
In the middle of the Park, there is a statue,
A huge man made of stone;
We are not allowed to climb his legs or
Scribble on his trousers,
He has to be left alone,
In the middle of the grass, there is some water
Surrounded by an asphalt path;
We are forbidden to fish or throw stones into it
Or swim or take a bath.
On the basis of the reading of the poem tick the answer of the following questions:
1)What is the open space called?
a)market b)playground c)park d)none of these.
2)What is not possible even after dark?
a)what they like b)what they don’t like
c)what they want d)none of these.
3)Who do you think is forbidden from running freely in the park?
a)children b)boy c)girl d)none of these.
4)Whose statue is in the park?
a)a huge man b)a young man c)an old man d)none of these.
5)Find the synonym of ‘permit ‘from the poem?
a)deny b)allowed c)followed d)none of these.