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CBSE Notes 2011-2012 » IX-English

A Dog Named Duke

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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)

A few weeks ago, worded as if in special Tribute to Duke, an order came through from the chemical company's headquarters. " therefore, to advance our objectives step by step, Charles Hooper is appointed Assistant National
Sales Manager."

(a) Why is the order called a special Tribute to Duke ?

(i) it was Duke who helped Charles in his recovery.
(ii) Due to fast recovery only, he was promoted to the post of the Assistant National Sales Manager.
(iii) Due to fast recovery only, he
joined the office and achieved all his targets and was finally
appointed Assistant National Sales Manager.
(iv) (i) and (iii)

(b) Pick out two noun forms of special from the following.

(i) specially, specialist
(ii) specially, specialised
(iii) specialisation, specially
(iv) specialist, speciation

(c) to advance our objectives step by step implies

(i) that the company had firm faith in Charles Hooper's strong determination, who had won over his handicap step by step.
(ii) a systematic road map of recovery.
(iii) a plan of the company.
(iv) a process that helps in achievement of the company.

Based on your reading of the story 'A Dog Named Duke' answer the following questions by choosing the...

Multiple choice question

Based on your reading of the story 'A Dog Named Duke' answer the following questions by choosing the correct options. (CBSE Textbook)

(a) With reference to Hooper, the author says, "Everything was going for him", What does it imply ?

(i) He had everything that a man aspires for.
(ii) People admired him.
(iii) He did what he wanted.
(iv) He was capable of playing games.

(b) Duke never jumped on Chuck again because

(i) Duke was paralysed and unable to jump.
(ii) Chuck was angry with Duke for jumping at him.
(iii) Duke realized that Chuck was not well and could not balance himself.
(iv) Marcy did not allow Duke to come near Chuck.

(c) The author says that Duke knew his job. The job was

(i) to look after Chuck.
(ii) to get Chuck on his feet.
(iii) to humour Chuck.
(iv) to guard the house.

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He'd lie down with a reproachful eye on Hooper. An hour later he would come over to the bed again and yap and poke. He wouldn't leave but just sit there.

(a) Who is he ?
(i) Chuck
(ii) Duke
(iii) the vet
(iv) none

(b) Explain : reproachful eye.
(i) Duke looked at Chuck to show that the latter was criticising the former.
(ii) Duke's eyes were full of anguish.
(iii) Duke despised Chuck's ordering him.
(iv) Reproachful eye symbolises anger and frustration in eyes.

(c) Which word/phrase in the extract denotes the dog ?
(i) poke
(ii) yap
(iii) lie down
(iv) sit

Read the following extract carefully and answer the questions that follow by choosing the most appro...

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Read the following extract carefully and answer the questions that follow by choosing the most appropriate alternative from those given below : (3 Marks) When Marcy saw what Duke could do for her husband, she told the doctor, who preferred a course of physiotherapy with weights, pulleys and whirlpool baths and. above all walking every day with Duke, on a limited, gradual scale.

(a) The statement what Duke could do for her husband implies that Duke could

(i) help him iin fast recovery.
(ii) delay his recovery.
(iii) block his recovery.
(iv) destroy the chances of his recovery.

(b) Why did Marcy call the doctor ?

(i) She wanted to inform the doctor about Duke's activities.
(ii) She wanted to be advised by the doctor regarding Chuck's recovery and treatment.
(iii) The doctor could prescribe some other treatment to match with
Duke's assistance.
(iv) She was afraid lest Duke should create some new problem.

(c) Which one of the following words used in the extract is realted to water ?
(i) weights
(ii) whirlpool
(iii) pulleys
(iv) (i) and (ii)

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Chuck hit the target, and after March 1, there was no time for the physiotherapy programme; he turned completely to Duke, who pulled him along the street faster and faster, increasing his stability and endurance.

(a) What was the target hit by Chuck ?

(i) complete recovery
(ii) a full day's work
(iii) achievement of previous stability
(iv) achievement of previous endurance

(b) Why did he turn to Duke ?

(i) He had no time for the physiotherapy programme.
(ii) Duke could compensate for the physiotherapy.
(iii) Following a full day's work, he required a complete exercise.
(iv) Duke had already been a means to Chuck's recovery.

(c) faster in the extract is used as

(i) an adjective,
(ii) an adverb.
(iii) a noun.
(iv) a verb.

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"No, please" she said. And she picked up the big Duke, carried him gently to the car and drove him, to the animal hospital.

(a) Why did she say, "No, please," ?

(i) Many people jumped to lift the dog and Marcy tried to stop them.
(ii) Duke required no help.
(iii) Duke was to be taken to hospital and she tried to stop them.
(iv) She phoned the vet to carry Duke to him and people tried to lift him.
Marcy asked them to stop.

(b) Describe the big Duke.

1. the big Doberman
2. a four years old big puppy
3. a large dog with good height
4. a rough-playing Doberman
Pinscher, four years old, 23 kilos
(i) Only 1 is correct.
(ii) Only 1, & 2 are correct.
(iii) Only 1, 2 & 3 are correct.
(iv) Only 4 is correct.

(c) Why was it carried to the animal hospital ?

(i) Duke was not well.
(ii) Duke was drugged and required immediate treatment.
(iii) Duke's brown eyes had lost their stubbornness.
(iv) Duke met with an accident.

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