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Read the following poem carefully:
Freedom is the right to do
Anything that pleases you,
As long as you keep in sight
That others also have a right
Have you the right to kill a cat?
Oh no! It’s wrong, just consider that
The cat has the right to live like you
A right to eating and drinking too!
So remember that it’s certainly wrong
To deprive a nightingale its song
To cheat the poor people, as rich men do
To rob the innocent, as robbers do.
On the basis of the reading of the poem tick the answer to the following questions:
1)What is freedom?
a)the wrong b)the right c)the correct d)none of these.
2)What do the rich men do?
a)cheat the poor people b)hate the poor people c)like the poor people d)none of these.
3)What do the robbers do?
a)cheat the innocent b)rob the innocent c)respect the innocent d)none of these.
4)What is the right of the cat?
a)to respect like us b)to hate like us c)to live like us d)none of these.
5)Find the synonym of ‘liberty’ from the poem?
a)independence b)freedom c)fight d)none of these