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34. What does (line 4) tell you about the Father's be-
lief, "For without an honest manly heart, no man
was worth regarding, O."
A. He was compassionate
B. He believed in honesty
C. He held his son in high esteem
D. He cared about no man
35. How does the poet view wealth?
A. He said he had no desire to be wealthy.
B. He tasted fortune for a brief while.
C. The only fortune he enjoyed resulted from
D. The poet's views on wealth are contradictory.
36. Select the word or words which BEST describe
the poet's talents and education?
B. Above average
37. Line 8 "Resolv'd was I at least to try to mend
my situation," reflects the poet's
C. Belief System
38. The words "I courted fortune's favour," suggests
A. The poet enjoyed fortune.
B. The poet pursued fortune.
C. The poet had a bright future.
D. The poet had false expectations
39. What does (stanza 3) reveal about the poet's de-
cision making capabilities?
A. He was not equipped to make decision
B. He was indecisive
C. He was mislead
D. He lacked judgement
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40.In (stanza 4) the poet has resigned himself to
A. Take hold of the present
B. Relinquish his power
C. Retain his power
D. Live in the present and enjoy it
41. "For one, he said, to labour bred, was a match
for Fortune fairly," suggests
A. He was a match for fortune
B. Fortune did not favour him
C. He was raised to work hard and that would
provide him a decent living
D. Working hard would afford him a decent living
42. What kept the poet during his most trying period?
A. The advice given to him by his father.
B. His positive outlook on life.
C. His willingness to work for little money.
D. His strength of character.
43. In the final analysis what did the poet glean from
A. A cheerful honest heart is better than wealth.
B. There are many challenges to overcome in life.
C. The more you pursue wealth the further it gets
away from you
D. Hard work is the surest way to advance in life.
DIRECTION: Read the passage carefully before attempt-
ing the questions. Each question has four options, select
the most appropriate answer, based on what is contained
or implied in the passage.
44. According to the writer what is the rule of
thumb in advertising?
A. Ads are designed to be catchy.
B. Showcase your product in a clever way.
C. There is no second chance to make a good
D. Select the right advertisement.
45. What does the writer refer to as "cool factors?"
A. The writer does not define cool factors.
B. Advertisements that are considered "out of
C. Advertisements that catch the viewers'
attention more than once.
D. Advertisements that are geared towards a
46. Based on your understanding of the text, how
does the writer feel about advertising?
A. Advertising it is overrated.
B. Advertisers bombard consumers.
C. Many advertisers fail to get the buyers
D. Advertisements should be effective.
47 The writer implies that advertisers favour which
There's no second chance at making a good first impres-
sion. If advertisements, regardless online or offline, don't
catch your attention within seconds they are considered
failed. The average American is exposed to 5000 ads
every day, these range from TV ads to product placement.
But how many of these do we actually remember? What
made us take a second to notice them?
Having the right advertisement can really play a huge
part to your campaign. Agencies and big corporations
are starting to disbelieve in 'cool factors.' Ads are sup-
posed to be designed as catchy, attractive, out of the
box, funny and of course they must convey a strong
message to the public. If any person actually stops to
get a second look, then you have succeeded the 'Wow
It's very important to showcase your product in a clever
way. Some companies take this aspect too far, and cre-
ate an ad that has to be explained which by that point
they have failed. When I see an advertisement, I want
to understand the message of the photo right away.
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