4.The pleasures of cities
Why was roadside stand built?
1.so that people can wait there
2.to make it a bus stop
3.to earn money from polished city traffic
4.Correct Answer: none
1.by misguiding and depriving them of their sleep
2. by attracting them
3.by making false promises
Who is the poet of A Roadside Stand?
1.Samuel Taylor Coleridge
1.by helping the poor people
2.by showing rosy pictures to the poor people
3.by fooling and exploiting the poor people to their own benefit
What does Frost describe in the poem?
1.the feelings of the owners of a roadside shed
2. the feelings of passengers
3.the feelings of people on footpath
1. the lives of poor deprived people with understanding and in a sympathatic way
2.the lives of people who stand on busstand
3.lives of travellers
What does Frost's poem deal with?
1.human tragedies , fears and their solutions
What does I stand for in the poem?
1.owner of the stand
2.city flower who stopped on the stand
3.Poet of the poem-Robert Frost
What does polished traffic refer to?
2.smartness of city people
3.insensitive attitude of city people and their gentle appearance
What does support the flow of cities?
2. rural people
4.flow of money
1.A chidlike longing
2.a very good thought
3.a wise thought
4.A childish longing in vain
What is a Roadside Stand in the poem?
1. a bus stop
2.a waiting point
3.a shed outside a roadside old house
What is being sold on roadside stand?
4.wild berries, golden squash and some other similar products
1. to travel the city malls
2.to travel the city showrooms
3.to interact with city people
4. hope of getting some financial help from the polished city traffic
1.they love it
2.they earn it with their hardwork
3.they earn by befooling others
4.it runs their life so it is their life line
1.For money to fall from the sky
2.for more number of people to stop
3.for getting money from the government
4.for the sound of coming cars to stop at the roadstand to help the owner to earn money from them
1.he admiress this
2.he is indifferent to this
3.he condemns this indiiferent attitude of the city folk and feels the pain of the rural folk
1.They are connive
2.They are smart
3.They are snobbish
4.know how to get benefits in a calculative manner
1.City people are connive
2.Villagers will be given homes near theatre and shopping malls
3.Rural folk is earning money
1. to give them all the luxuries
2.to show them movies
3.their all needs will be looked after
What was the news?
1.City people will give money
2.city people will help the poor
3.Relocation and resettlement of the rural folk to make them tension free by the government
1.tension free as their needs will be looked after
2.they will be able to visit city malls
3.they will enjoy travelling malls and cinema halls
4.they will be happy
Which word in the poem means fading?
Which words in the poem show that the poet was feeling hurt over the poor plight of rural folk?
1. sometimes I feel I can hardly bear
2.The thought of so much childish longing in vain
3.I can't help owning the great relief it would be To put these people at one stroke out of their pain
Who are beasts of prey in the poem?
1.the government officials
3.The city folk
Who are the 'pitiful kin' in the poem?
3.city people with cars
4.The poor rural folk and farmers
Who are the greedy Doers?
3.The Rural people
4.The polished city folk
Who do selfish cars refer to?
4.car owners who do not stop on the stand
Who is Robert Frost?
1.An American storyteller
2. An American essayist
3.An American narrator
4. An American twentieth century poet
Who made roadside stand and where?
1.The sarpanch made in the village
2.The government made in the village
3.social agencies made in the village
4.The poor rural people made in the village
1.The rural folk from the government
2. The rural folk from the social agencies
3.The rural folk from the government officials
4.The rural folk from the city people
Who went and waited in the lines?
1.The rural folk to hear the government's declaration
2.The rural folk to talk to the social agencies
3.The rural folk to have a word with the government officials
4.The rural folk went to hear the sound of stopping cars
Who will soothe the rural poor?
1.Government and Social agencies
3.Promises made by the Government
4.City people will soothe 'out of their wits'
1.because of their selfishness and tendency to dupe others for it
2.because they are welldressed
3. they know how to earn money
Why are the city people called greedy?
1.Because of their appearance
2.because they did not stop at the stand
3.because of their behavior
4.because of their selfish interests
Why did a stopping car react?
1.) to point out at the wrongly marked N and S directions
2.to buy some items
3.to appreciate their hardwork
4. to soothe the villagers
1.they didn't like that place
2.their focus was their interest of earning huge benefits
3.they were greedy
1.for city people's attitude
2. for government's declaration
3.for city people's behavior
4.for poor condition of the owner of the stand
Why was the childish longing in vain ?
1. because it was useless
2. because they were shifting
3.because their wish of earning from city folk couldn't be realized or fulfilled