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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 beautiful pearls, plucked from the Crown of ishtar by the daughter of Dawn
To embellish the gardens.

(a) What has been compared to the beautiful pearls ?

(i) the rain drops
(ii) the poet
(iii) the flowers in the garden
(iv) the pearls in the crown of ishtar

(b) embellish the gardens implies that

(i) the rain is rejoiced by the earth as it brings prosperity and fertility.
(ii) that rain brings some natural calamity.
(iii) that rain destroys the gardens as it uproots the trees.
(iv) the rain decorates the gardens as it looks like beautiful pearls plucked
from the crown.

(c) identify the figure of speech used in the stanza.

(i) personification and metaphor
(ii) personification and simile
(iii) personification only
(iv) simile only

unknown

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

unknown

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

unknown

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

unknown

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