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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)

When i cry the hills laugh ; When i humble myself the flowers rejoice;
When i bow, all things are elated.

(a) What do the words cry, humble, bow indicate ?

(i) the intensity with which the rain falls
(ii) different moods of the poet
(iii) feelings of the reader
(iv) different seasons

(b) The arrival of rain is

(i) not welcomed and enjoyed by hills.
(ii) welcomed by flowers but not by the hills.
(iii) welcomed by all, the hills and the gardens.
(iv) uncertain.

(c) i cry the hills laugh ;. . . . identify the figure of speech used in the line.

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

unknown

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

unknown

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

unknown

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

unknown

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