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CBSE Notes 2011-2012 » IX-English

Lord Ullin's Daughter

On the basis of your understanding of the poem "Lord Ullin's Daughter", answer the following questio...

Multiple choice question

On the basis of your understanding of the poem "Lord Ullin's Daughter", answer the following questions by ticking the correct choice. (CBSE Textbook)

(a) Lord Ullin's daughter and her lover are trying to

(i) escape the wrath of her father.
(ii) settle in a distant land.
(iii) challenge the storm in the lake.
(iv) prove their love for each other.

(b) The boatman agrees to ferry them across because

(i) he has fallen in love with Lord Ullin's daugther.
(ii) he wants to avenge Lord Ullin.
(iii) he has lost his love.
(iv) he is touched by the childlike innocence of the lady.

(c) The mood changes in the poem. it transforms from

(i) happiness to fear.
(ii) anxiety to grief.
(iii) fear to happiness.
(iv) love to pain.
(d) The shore of Lochgyle has been referred to as fatal shore! The poetic device used here is .

(i) metaphor
(ii) simile
(iii) transferred epithet
(iv) onomatopoeia

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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 : (CBSE (CCE) Examination, 2010)

Lord Ullin reached that fatal shore, His wrath was changed to wailing.

(a) The adjective fatal has been used to describe the shore because

(i) the shore has a lot of alligators.
(ii) it was from that shore that Lord Ullin saw the waves engulfing his daughter.
(iii) it was an accident-prone shore.
(iv) it was a regular phenomenon of the waves to drag into its fold whoever came to the shore.

(b) His wrath was changed to wailing meant

(i) that Lord Ullin was wailing and screaming.
(ii) that he was lamenting.
(iii) that he was crying over the possibility of his daughter meeting a watery grave.
(iv) all the above

(c) The reason why Lord Ullin came to the shore was to

(i) retrieve his daughter and tell her that he would pardon her highland chief.
(ii) kill his daughter and the chieftain.
(iii) inform his daughter that she made a mistake.
(iv) to meet both of them.

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Multiple choice question

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Three days we've fled together, For should he find us in the glen, My blood would stain the heather.

(a) Who speaks these lines and who is being addressed here ?

(i) Ulva's Chieftain to the boatman
(ii) the boatman to Ulva's Chieftain
(iii) Lord Ullin to his daughter
(iv) the boatman to Lord Ullin

(b) What would happen if he finds the speaker ?

(i) He would separate the lovers.
(ii) He would also kill Ulva's Chieftain.
(iii) He would also kill his daugther.
(iv) (i) and (ii)

(c) What does the word glen refer to ?

(i) it refers to the shore.
(ii) it refers to a deep narrow valley, especially in the mountains of Scotland.
(iii) it refers to the sea.
(iv) it refers to the palace.

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Multiple choice question

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"And by my word ! The bonny bird in danger shall not tarry;"

(a) Who does bonny bird refer to ?

(i) refers to Lord Ullin's daughter
(ii) refers to Ulva's Chieftain
(iii) refers to the boatman
(iv) refers to Lord Ullin's armed men

(b) What is the danger being faced by the bonny bird ?

(i) The lovers will be separated by Lord Ullin.
(ii) They will be killed by him.
(iii) The Chieftain of Ulva only will be killed.
(iv) (i) and (ii)

(c) What is the promise being made by the speaker ?

(i) He is not sure whether or not he will be able to cross the sea.
(ii) He promises to row them over the Lochgyle though it was stormy and dangerous.
(iii) He will not disclose to Lord Ullin's armed men the lover's identity.
(iv) He will safely cross the river.

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Multiple choice question

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But still as wilder blew the wind, And as the night grew drearer, Adown the glen rode armed men,

(a) Describe the weather conditions in the given extract.

(i) Strong winds were blowing.
(ii) The sky seemed to be dark due to black clouds.
(iii) it was a fierce, stormy night.
(iv) (i), (ii) and (iii)

(b) Why do the armed men come to the glen?

(i) Because they are trying to catch the Chieftain of Ulva.
(ii) Because they are trying to catch the lovers.
(iii) Because they want to kill the lovers.
(iv) Because they have to take them to Lord Ullin.

(c) Pick out the figure of speech used in line 1.

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

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Multiple choice question

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A chieftain, to the highlands bound, Cries "Boatman, do not tarry"!

(a) Who does the Chieftain refer to ?

(i) the Chieftain of Ulva
(ii) Lord Ullin
(iii) (i) or (ii)
(iv) none

(b) Where was he heading to ?

(i) towards the highlands
(ii) towards his kingdom
(iii) towards Scotland
(iv) towards the meadows

(c) Explain the meaning of the word tarry.

(i) it means to wait.
(ii) it means to argue.
(iii) it means to linger, dally.
(iv) it means to terrorise.

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