Read the passages given below and answer the questions that follow:
After that, friends visiting Mysore were begged to make a point of going to the zoo and seeing how Baba was getting along. They reported that he was well but looked very thin and sad. All the keepers at the zoo said he was fretting. For three months I managed to restrain my wife from visiting Mysore. Then she said one day, “I must see Baba. Either you take me by car; or I will go myself by bus or train.” So I took her by car.

(a) What were the friends visiting Mysore requested to do?

(b) What did they report?

(c) Find out the words from the passage which mean the same as the following:

(i) stop.

(ii) worried.


(a) The friends visiting Mysore were requested to go to the zoo and see how Baba was getting along.

(b) They reported that Baba was well but he looked thin and sad.

(c) (i) restrain.

(ii) fretting.