Multiple Choice Questions of Oh, I Wish I’d Looked After Me Teeth Class 9th.



Read the following extracts and answer the following questions by choosing the most appropriate alternative from those given below :

1.    Oh, I wish I’d looked after me teeth,

And spotted the perils beneath.

All the toffees I chewed,
And the sweet sticky food,

Oh, I wish I’d looked after me teeth.

(a)    ‘Spotted’ means :


(i)    invented    (ii)    noticed

(iii)    thought    (iv)    discovered

(b)    The poetic device used in these lines is :

(i) Simile    (ii) Irony

(iii)    Metaphor    (iv) Alliteration

(c)    “The perils beneath” in line 2 means :

(i)    the danger of life

(ii)    causes of a disease

(iii)    hidden serious condition

(iv)    taken care

Ans : (a) (ii)    (b) (iv) (c) (iii)

2.    When I think of the lollies I licked,

And the liquorice all sorts I pricked, Sherbet dabs, big and little,

All that had peanut brittle My conscience gets horribly pricked.

(a)    The poetic device used in these lines is :

(i)    Metaphor    (ii) Alliteration

(iii)    Simile    (iv) Irony

(b)    ‘Brittle’ here means :

(i)    a sweet made from nuts and sugar

(ii)    a bright coloured thing

(iii)    hard but liable to break

(iv)    a small creamy toffee

(c)    ‘Sherbat dabs’ means :

(i)    perfumed powder

(ii)    a kind of tiny sweet
(iii)    a kind of sweet dish

(iv)    a kind of children’s game

Ans : (a) (ii)    (b) (i)    (c)    (ii)

3.    Oh I showed them the toothpaste all right,

I flashed it about late at night,

But up-and-down brushin’

And pokin’ and fussin’

Didn’t seem worth the time I could bite!

(a)    ‘Flashed’ here means

(i)    occurrence of a sudden thought

(ii)    moved in a particular direction

(iii)    bright lights of traffic

(iv)    the light of a camera

(b)    ‘Pokin’ and Fussin’ here means

(i)    peeping in someone’s room

(ii)    making fun of someone

(iii)    being fussy about something

(iv)    checking carefully

(c)    For the poet, taking care of her teeth meant

(i)    being extra possessive

(ii)    wastage of time

(iii)    doing a worthwhile thing

(iv)    setting up an example for others

Ans : (a) (ii)    (b) (iv)    (c)    (ii)



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