English – Reading Comprehension – Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice


XAT 2020 Exam Paper – English – Reading Comprehension – Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice

Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice.
From what I’ve tasted of desire I hold with those who favor fire. But, if it had to perish twice,
I think I know enough of hate To know that for destruction ice Is also great And would suffice.
Question 1
Which of the following statements will the poet agree with the MOST?

  1. Greed can destroy one’s world
  2. Both desire and hate can create self-doubt.
  3. Hatred destroys what desire cannot.
  4. Desire overpowers hatred to control humans.
  5. Ambition is more powerful than envy.

Answer: A

Question 2
Which is the MOST UNSUITABLE title of the poem?

  1. The Annihilation Hypothesis
  2. Love and Detest- A Tale of Destruction
  3. How the World Ends
  4. Destruction by Fire and Ice
  5. Emotional Destruction of the World

Answer: E



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