NCERT Class 10/MCQ Questions for Class 12 English Flamingo Poem 2 An Elementary School Classroom in a Slum Sample Test,Sample questions

Question:
 What does the poet wish for the children of the slums?
 

1.He wish them to be happy and healthy

2. He wishes a good change for them

3.he wants them to lead a healthy and happy life

4.All the these


Question:
‘Break O break’. What should they break?

1.the donations

2.all bathers

3.the slums

4.the schools


Question:
‘On sour cream walls. Donations’ suggests

1.schools are well equipped

2.schools are small but they try to impart education

3.schools have a poor and ill-equipped environment

4.schools meet the education requirements of the children through donations


Question:
dentify the literary device in `rat’s eyes’.

1.simile

2.metaphor

3.alliteration

4.personification


Question:
Identify the literary device in ‘father’s gnarled disease’.

1.simile

2.metaphor

3.alliteration

4.personification


Question:
Identify the literary device in ‘future’s painted with a fog’.

1.simile

2.metaphor

3.alliteration

4.personification


Question:
Identify the literary device in ‘like roofless weeds’.

1.simile

2.metaphor

3.alliteration

4.personification


Question:
Identify the literary device in ‘slums as big as doom’.

1.simile

2.metaphor

3.alliteration

4.personification


Question:
Identify the literary device in ‘spectacles of steel’.

1.simile

2.metaphor

3.alliteration

4.personification


Question:
Identify the literary device in ‘whose language is the sun’.

1.simile

2.metaphor

3.alliteration

4.personification


Question:
In what sense are the slum chidren different?

1. their IQ

2.their wisdom

3.their dresses

4.because of no access to hope and openness of the world


Question:
Shakespeare is wicked because he the children.

1.educates

2.tempts

3.loves

4.hates


Question:
The colour of sour cream is

1.white

2.yellow

3.off-white

4.pale


Question:
The imprisoned minds and lives of the slum children can be released from their bondage if they are given an experience of the outer world.

1.never

2.soon

3.eventually

4.magically


Question:
The last stanza is unlike the rest of the poem.

1. long

2.short

3.optimistic

4.pessimistic


Question:
The map is a bad example as it makes one aware of

1.the beautiful world

2.cleaner lanes

3. the political structure

4.the civil design


Question:
The paper-seeming boy with rat’s eyes’ means the boy is

1.sly and secretive

2.short and lean

3.hungry and thin

4.sad and depressed


Question:
What do the ‘governor’, inspector, visitor in the poem depict?

1.higher officials

2.Government officials

3.Political people

4.Powerful and influential people


Question:
What do the words ‘From fog to endless night mean?

1.bright light outside

2.bright future

3.hopelessness

4.Dark and uncertain future of slum children from birth to death


Question:
What does ‘gusty waves’ imply?

1.slum children

2.energetic children

3. deceased children

4.unhappy children


Question:
What does the expression ‘Break O break open’ suggest?

1.barriers on the road

2.barriers of garbage heap

3.barriers of dirty environment must be broken

4.None


Question:
What does the expression ‘Open handed map ” show?

1.power of the poor

2.the poor are powerful

3.the poor are powerless

4. maps are drawn at the orders of the powerful people like hitler


Question:
What does the map represent?

1.world of the rich and powerful

2.world of the poor

3.world of the slum school children

4.world the poet wants for the slum children


Question:
What does the poet show through expressions ‘so blot their maps with slums as big as doom’?

1.his clot the street

2.enjoy the maps

3.big maps

4.poet’s protest against social injustice and inequalities


Question:
What have the windows done to the children’s lives in the poem?

1.shut the doors

2.blocked the passage

3.clocked the Sunlight

4.have shut the children inside and blocked their growth


Question:
What kind of life the children living in slums have?

1.full of love

2.full of care and warmth

3.Hopeless and full of struggle

4.all these


Question:
What kind of look the faces and hair of the children give?

1.a rich and beautiful

2.organized

3.healthy

4.pale faces and scattered and undone hair


Question:
Where do their lives ‘slyly turn’?

1.(a) in their cramped holes

2.towards the sun

3.towards the school

4.towards the windows


Question:
Who has written Elementary School Classroom in a Slum?

1.Kipling

2.Wordsworth

3.Kamlanath

4.Stephen Spender


Question:
Who sits at the back of the class?

1.a sweet and young pupil

2.a paper seeming boy

3. a tall girl

4.a girl with hair like rootless weeds


Question:
Why is the head of the tall girl ‘weighed down’?

1. by the burden of studies

2.by the burden of work (c)

3.by the burden of the world

4.All the these


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