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Wednesday, October 13, 2010

The Necklace: SBP Trial Exam 2010 -Test yourself

Read the extract from the short story ‘The Necklace’ below and answer the following questions.

“I brought you back another exactly like it. And it has taken us ten years to pay for it. You can understand that it was not easy for us who had nothing. At last, it is ended and I am very glad.”
        Madame Forestier had stopped.
        “You say that you bought a necklace of diamonds to replace mine?”
        “Yes. You can never notice it, then! They were very similar.”
        And she smiled with a joy that was at once proud and ingenious. Madame Forestier, deeply moved, took her hands

(a) What does it in the above excerpt refer to?

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(b) Why was Madame Forestier surprised that Mathilde bought a new necklace to replace hers?

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(c) How did Madame Forestier feel when she took Mathilde’s hands?

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(d) If you were Mathilde, how would you feel when you found out the truth from Madame Forestier? Give a reason for your answer.

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Collection of SPM English Language Question Papers

2005
Terengganu Trial [Paper 1]

2007
Johor Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Terengganu Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Pahang Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2] [Answers], Melaka Trial 2007 [Paper 1] [Paper 2], TIMES [Paper 1] [Paper 2] SPB [Paper 1] [Paper 2]

2008

Terengganu Mid Year [Paper 1] [Paper 2],
Trial
MRSM Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], SBP Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Kelantan Trial [Paper 1 & 2], Terengganu Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Kedah Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Pahang Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Johor Trial [Paper 1 & 2], Perlis Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Sabah Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Sarawak Trial [Paper 1 & 2], Melaka Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2]

2009

Terengganu TOV [Paper 1] [Paper 2] Terengganu Mid Year [Paper 1] [Paper 2]
Melaka Trial , Johor Trial , Sabah Trial , Kedah Trial , Perlis Trial , Times , SBP , Pahang Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2]

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