Extra Questions

Extract Based Questions

Read the following extracts carefully and choose the correct option.

Question 1 :

He stalks in his vivid stripes,

The few steps of his cage,

On pads of velvet quiet,

In his quiet rage.

i) Where is the tiger at present?

a) In the forest

b) In a circus

c) In a cage

d) In a room

ii) Mention any one quality of the animal under reference.

a) Quiet

b) Desperate

c) Vivid stripes of his body

d) Roaring

iii) Which word in the stanza may also mean graphic or picturesque

a) Strips

b) Velvet

c) Quiet

d) Vivid

iv) Why is the tiger in ‘quiet rage’?

a) Movement restricted

b) Freedom curtailed

c) Not fed properly

d) Both (a) and (b)

Answer : i) a) In the forest

ii) c) Vivid stripes of his body

iii) d) Vivid

iv) d) Both (a) and (b)

Question 2 :

He should be lurking in shadow,

Sliding through long grass,

Near the water hole,

Where plump deer pass.

i) Who is ‘He’ here?

a) Zoo curator

b) Poet

c) The tiger

d) Deer

ii) Suddenly the focus from tiger in the case shifts to…………

a) tiger killing a deer

b) tiger’s natural place of habitat

c) tiger’s situation in a circus

d) None of the above

iii) Which word in the stanza will mean ‘to lie or wait in concealment’?

a) Shadow

b) Water hole

c) Sliding

d) Lurking

iv) What does the tiger do in the forest?

a) hiding behind some trees

b) Sitting near a water hole

c) Roaming around the whole jungle

d) Both (a) and (b)

Answer : i) c) The tiger

ii) b) Tiger’s natural place of habitat

iii) d) lurking

iv) d) Both (a) and (b)