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CBSE Notes 2011-2012

Read the following extract carefully and answer the questions that follow by choosing the most appro...

Multiple choice question

Read the following extract carefully and answer the questions that follow by choosing
the most appropriate alternative from those given below : (3 Marks)

i am dotted silver threads dropped from heaven
By the Gods. Nature then takes me, to adorn Her fields and valleys.

(a) Who is i here ?

(i) the rain
(ii) the poet
(iii) Gods
(iv) Nature

(b) i calls itself the dotted silver threads as

(i) the shimmering drops fall one after the other.
(ii) it ties heaven and earth.
(iii) it dots the earth with shimmering water.
(iv) it decorates the fields.

(c) identify the figure of speech used in the extract

(i) simile.
(ii) metaphor.
(iii) personification,
(iv) pun.

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(a)(iv),(b)(iv),(c)(ii)

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(a)(iii),(b)(ii),(c)(iv)

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(a)(i),(b)(i),(c)(i)

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(a)(ii),(b)(iii),(c)(iv)