Read the given lines and answer the questions that follow by ticking the correct choice:

A woman bends over me,
Searching my reaches for what she really is.
Then she turns to those liars, the candles or the moon.

a. What is the woman bending over?
i. the mirror
ii. the lake
iii. the opposite wall
iv. the moon and the candles

b. Why have the candles and the moon been called 'liars'?
i. because they make people beautiful
ii. they hide the blemishes of people with their soft light
iii. they hide the blemishes and make people look beautiful in their soft glow
iv. they can't talk

c. Why does she turn to them in spite of calling them 'liars'?
i. the reality is too harsh for her to bear
ii. she is desperately looking for someone to comfort her
iii. she wants to be told that she is still beautiful
iv. she can hide her signs of graying in their light


NCERT Class 10th Literature Reader English Ch 8 Mirror

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a (i) the mirror

b (iii) they hide the blemishes and make people look beautiful in their soft glow

c (i) the reality is too harsh for her to bear

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