Reading Comprehension - English (MCQ) for Bank, MBA, CAT, MAT, GMAT, SSC for Q. 28285
Q. The statement, ‘’ a good book may be among best of friends,’’ in the passage means that- Published on 14 Mar 17
A man is known by the book he reads as well as by the company he keeps; for there is a companionship of books as well as of men and one should always live in the best company, whether it be of books or of men.
A good book may be among the best of friends. It is the same today that it always was, and it will never change. It is the most patient and cheerful of companions. It does not turn its back upon in times of adversity or distress. It always receives us with the same kindness; amusing and interesting us in youth, comforting and consoling us in age.
a. there cannot be a better friend than a good book
b. books may be good friends, but not better than good men
c. a good book can be included among the best of friends of mankind.
d. our best friends read the same good books.
e. None of these
ANSWER: a good book can be included among the best of friends of mankind.