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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 the sigh of the sea ; The laughter of the field ; The tears of heaven.

(a) The tone and mood of the rain in the stanza reflects its

(i) love for the field and pang of separation from the sea and the heaven.
(ii) love for the sea and pang of separation from the heaven.
(iii) merriment.
(iv) love for the sea.

(b) the laughter of the field , the field laughs on its arrival because

(i) it decorates them.
(ii) it gives them fertility and life to flowers.
(iii) the fields make fun of the rain.
(iv) it brings a message from the clouds for them.

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

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

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

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

unknown

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

unknown

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