Comprehension Mcq Question

Direction: You have two brief passages with five questions following each passage. Read the passages carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives.
Read not to contradict and confuse, nor to believe and take for granted, nor to find talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested. That is some books are to be read only in parts; others to be read, but not curiously; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books may also be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others but that would be only in the less important arguments and the meaner sort of books; else distilled books are like common distilled waters, flashy things. Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man.
discourse : a long discussion of a speech or writing.
diligence : careful and thorough work or effort.
contradict : to declare to be opposite of take
for granted : to believe something is true without first making sure that is deputy : a person appointed to act on behalf of/ represent another extracts : a short passage from a book, that gives you an idea of what the whole thing is like meaner : average distilled : to get the essential meaning/ideas from thoughts, information, etc.
maketh : makes

  1. What kind of books is to be read by the deputy?
  1. Extraordinary books.
  2. Ordinary books.
  3. Interesting books.
  4. Meaner sort of books.
Correct Option : D

Meaner sort of books

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