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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 option from those given below. (3 Marks)

In mist or cloud, on mast or shroud, It perched for vespers nine
Whiles all the night through fog-smoke white, Glimmered the white Moon-shine ?

(a) Who is it in the above lines ?

(i) The ship
(ii) The albatross
(iii) The sea-birds
(iv) The fog

(b) Vespers nine refers to

(i) nine O' clock time [9 a.m. or 9 p.m]
(ii) the fangs of a snake
(iii) the nine corners of a ship
(iv) the evening time of prayer for 9 days

(c) It was a boon for the sailors because

(i) it had brought a lot of money
(ii) it had helped the sailors reach the shore
(iii) it along with its friends helped the sailors
(iv) it had brought luck and the sailors could move out of the land of mist and snow.

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

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

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

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