MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS
Read the following extracts and choose from the options given below :
1. Then a soldier
Full of strange oaths, and bearded like the pard, Jealous in honour, sudden quick in quarrel,
Seeking the bubble reputation Even in the cannon’s mouth.
(a) The pard is a symbol of:
(i) humility (ii) fierceness
(iii) jealousy (iv) love
(b) The poetic device used in the second line is a :
(i) metaphor (ii) simile
(iii) alliteration (iv) irony
(c) The soldier seeks his moment of glory :
(i) through death on the battlefield
(ii) through his acts of chivalry
(iii) by rescuing a maiden in distress
(iv) making great promises of valour
Ans : (a) (ii) (b) (ii) (c) (i)
2. And then the justice,
In fair round belly with good capon lined,
With eyes severe and beard of formal cut,
Full of wise saws and modern instances And so he plays his part.
(a) Which stage is being referred to here?
(i) Sixth (ii) Third
(iii) Fifth (iv) Seventh
(b) “good capon lined” means :
(i) riches (ii) filled with big, fat, male chicken
(iii) round belly (iv) some gown
(c) How does he show his wisdom?
(i) By physical appearance
(ii) Keeping severe expression
(iii) By quoting wise sayings
(iv) By showing off
Ans : (a) (iii) (b) (ii) (c) (iii)
3. Into the lean and slippered pantaloons with spectacles on nose and pouch on side,
His youthful hose, well saved, a world too wide For his shrunk shank; and his big manly voice Turning again toward childish treble, pipes And whistles in his sound.
(a) Which stage of man is referred to here?
(i) Fifth (ii) Third
(iii) Seventh (iv) Sixth
(b) ‘Shrunk shank’ means
(i) socks (ii) thin legs
(iii) wrinkled face (iv) twisted neck
(c) Why does his voice again become childish?
(i) Suffers from sore throat
(ii) Remains unwell
(iii) Is like a child’s voice again
(iv) His old age weakens his voice
Ans : (a) (iv) (b) (ii) (c) (iv)
4. Last scene of all
That ends this strange eventful history,
Is second childishness and mere oblivion,
Sans teeth, sans eyes, sans taste, sans everything.
(a) Why is this last stage called, ‘second childishness’?
(i) Behaves like a child
(ii) Is without teeth, taste like a child
(iii) Pretends to be a child
(iv) Has no hair
(b) ‘mere oblivion’ means :
(i) illness (ii) weakness
(iii) forgetfulness (iv) no financial security
(c) Why is man’s life called ‘strange eventful history ’ ?
(i) due to uncertainty
(ii) due to lot of variety
(iii) due to strange happenings
(iv) like a story
Ans : (a) (ii) (b) (iii) (c) (iii)
5. In fair round belly with capon lined With eye severe and beard of formal cut Full of wise saws and modern stances And so he plays his part.
(a) Which stage of man is the poet referring to in the above lines?
(i) Infancy (ii) Youth
(iii) Middle age (iv) Old age
(b) The round belly is suggestive of :
(i) A wise person (ii) A fat person
(iii) A generous person
(iv) A person of importance
(c) By ‘wise saws’ the poet means :
(i) Words of wisdom
(ii) Shrewd behaviour
(iii) Pretence (iv) Words of love
Ans : (a) (iii) (b) (iv) (c) (i)
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