Read the passages given below and answer the questions that follow:

Then there was no looking back for this determined girl. She saved money and enrolled in a course at Uttarkashi’s Nehru Institute of Mountaineering. “My college semester in Jaipur was to end in April but it ended on the 19th of May. And I was supposed to be in Uttarkashi on the 21st. So, I did not go back home; instead, I headed straight for the training. I had to write a letter of apology to my father without whose permission I had got myself enrolled at Uttarkashi.

(i) Why did the young girl enroll herself in the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering? How?

(ii) Why did she not go to her home after her semester ended?

(iii) Find words from the passage which mean the same as the given words:

(a) saying sorry, (b) admitted.


(i) The young girl enrolled herself in the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering because she wanted to get training in mountaineering. She did so by saving money

(ii) She did not go to her home because the semester ended late and she had join for train in at Uttarkashi.

(iii) (a) saying sorry — apology.

(b) admitted — enrolled.