Read the passages given below and answer the questions that follow:
Friends had conjectured that the bear would not recognise her. I had thought so too. But while she was yet some yards from his cage Baba saw her and recognised her. He howled with happiness. She ran up to him, petted him through the bars, and he stood on his head in delight.

(a) What had friends guessed?

(b) How did she show her affection for Baba?

(c) Find out the word from the passage which means the same as the following : formed an opinion by guessing.


(a) Friends had guessed that the bear would not recognize her.

(b) She ran up to him and petted him through the bars.

(c) conjectured.