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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 touch gently at the windows with my Soft fingers, and my announcement is a
Welcome song. All can hear, but only The sensitive can understand.

(a) i in the stanza stands for

(i) greenery.
(ii) the poet.
(iii) rain.
(iv) nature.

(b) but only The sensitive can understand implies that

(i) rain is personification of human emotions which can be understood
by sensitive people only.
(ii) feelings and emotions can be appreciated by all irrespective of
their age.
(iii) the message of the rain song reaches all.
(iv) the message of the rain is not clear.

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

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

unknown

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

unknown

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

unknown

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

unknown

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