10th Class English Comprehension Comprehension Based on Stanzas

Comprehension Based on Stanzas

Category : 10th Class

 

Comprehension Based on Stanzas

 

Study the following examples.

 

·                     Example 1

 

Read the example carefully and answer the questions that follow:

 

A lily of a day.

Is fairer far in May.

Although it fall and die that night-

It was the plant and flower of Light.

In small proportions we just beauties see:

And in short measures life may perfect be.

Choose the correct alternative for each questions:

 

1.            What does ?a lily of a day? mean?

(a) It falls during the day.

(b) A lily lives for a day only.

(c) It blossoms during the day.

(d) All of these

(e) None of these

 

2.            A lily grows in:

(a) Summer                                (b) Spring

(c) Autumn                                (d) Winter

(e) None of these

 

3.            The life span of a lily is:

(a) One year                               (b) Three hundred years

(c) One day                                (d) Six months

(e) None of these

 

4.            Why does the poet call lily ?the flower of light??

(a) Because it gives light

(b) Because it is light in colour

(c) Because it gives joy and happiness

(d) Because it lives during the day and falls at night

(e) None of these

 

5.            A lily appears very beautiful in the month of:

(a) May                                     (b) January

(c) September                             (d) March

(e) None of these

 

6.            Perfection can be achieved:

(a) in three hundred years.           

(b) in a few days.

(c) in a short span of life.            

(d) in a long span of life.

(e) None of these

 

7.            What is meant by the phrase ?small proportions??

(a) Small flowers                         (b) Small objects

(c) Small trees                            (d) Both (a) and (c)

(e) None of these

 

·                     Example 2

 

Read the example carefully and answer the questions that follow:

 

To her fair works did Nature link

The human soul that through me ran:

And much it grieved my heart to think

What Man has made of Man.

 

Choose the correct alternative for each question:

 

1.            What are the ?fair works? of Nature?

(a) Various plants

(b) Colourful flowers

(c) Sweet singing birds

(d) Various beautiful objects in the world of Nature

(e) None of these

 

2.            What is the link between Man and Nature?

(a) Both of them are created by God.

(b) The same soul runs through them.

(c) Both of them are creative as well as destructive.

(d) Both (a) and (b)

(e) None of these

 

3.            On seeing man destroying and spoiling nature, the poet felt:

(a) Depressed                              (b) Grieved

(c) Overjoyed                             (d) Both (b) and (c)

(e) None of these

 

4.            What do we learn from the expression ?What Man has made of Man??

(a) Man?s life is full of sorrows and miseries.

(b) Man?s life is happy and prosperous.

(c) Man?s life is very short.

(d) All of these

(e) None of the above

 

5.            Who is responsible for all the miseries of human beings?

(a) God                                     (b) Nature

(c) Animals                                (d) Man himself

(e) None of these

 

·                     Example 3

 

Read the example carefully and answer the questions that follow:

 

The budding twigs spread out their fan

to catch the breezy air;

And I must think, do all I can,

That there was pleasure there.

 

Choose the correct alternative for each question:

 

1.            The budding twigs were _____ in the gentle breeze.

(a) opening their leaves               (b) shutting their leaves

(c) moving their leaves                 (d) spreading their leaves

(e) None of these

 

2.            The budding twigs appeared as if they were trying to _____.

(a) catch the hopping birds                       (b) catch the gentle wind

(c) catch the blue sky                   (d) catch the shining sun

(e) None of these

 

3.            The word ?fan? in the given stanza means _____.

(a) a fan that runs with electricity

(b) a person who admires something or somebody

(c) the leaves on the branches of the trees, moving with the breeze

(d) Either (b) or (c)

(e) None of the above

 

4.            According to the poet this movement in nature was an expression of:

(a) Joy                                      (b) Sorrow

(c) Misery                                   (d) Both (b) and (c)

(e) None of these

 

5.            These lines have been taken from the poem:

(a) The Man He Killed                 (b) The Noble Nature

(c) Once Upon A Time                 (d) Lines Written In Early Spring

(e) None of these

 

Answer

 

Example-1:

1.         (B)

2.         (B)

3.         (C)

4.         (D)

5.         (A)

 

6.         (C)

7.         (B)

 

 

 

Example-2:

1.         (D)

2.         (B)

3.         (B)

4.         (A)

5.         (D)

Example-3:

6.         (D)

7.         (B)

8.         (C)

9.         (A)

10.      (D).

 



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