Read this excerpt from Henry Ford’s autobiography, My Life and Work.

From the beginning I never could work up much interest in the labour of farming. I wanted to have something to do with machinery. My father was not entirely in sympathy with my bent toward mechanics. He thought that I ought to be a farmer. When I left school at seventeen and became an apprentice in the machine shop of the Drydock Engine Works I was all but given up for lost.

What can best be inferred from this excerpt?

Henry Ford is unable to perform the work that a farm requires.
Henry Ford and his father share a love of machines.
Henry Ford’s father disapproves of Henry’s work in the machine shop.
Henry Ford’s success in his apprenticeship makes his family proud.


3. Henry Ford's father disapproves of Henry's work in the machine shop.

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