Extract Based Questions
Read the following extracts carefully and choose the correct option.
Question 1 :
What is the boy now, who has lost his ball,
What, what is he to do? I saw it go
Merrily bouncing, down the street, and then
Merrily over – there it is in the water!
No use to say – ‘O there are other balls’:
i) The expression ‘what , what is he to do’?
a) loss of ball
b) further action of boy
c) boy’s grief over loss of ball
d) feels happy
ii) Where did the ball go?
a) Across the street
b) Into water
c) In a drain
d) Far off in a jungle
iii) Which word is synonym of ‘happily’?
iv) What does the expression – “no use to day -‘O there are other balls’ mean”?
a) It is a big loss
b) Insignificant loss
c) Will buy new ball
d) Loss is of major consequence
Answer : i) c) boy’s grief over loss ball
ii) b) Into water
iii) c) Merrily
iv) d )Loss is of major consequence
Question 2 :
An ultimate shaking grief fixes the boy
As he stand rigid, trembling, staring down
All his young days into the harbour where
His ball went. I would not intrude on him,
A dime, another ball, is worthless.
i) Which adjective in these lines express the effect of this loss on the boy?
ii) Explain the expression ‘shaping grief’.
a) trembling in grief
b) crying in grief
c) feeling unhappy and very sad
d) not able to move
iii) Which word in these lines is synonym of ‘Interfere’?
iv) Why is money or another ball worthless for the boy?
a) He does not want to play
b) He is very sad
c) Sense of loss as same ball can not be found
d) Can not afford another ball
Answer : i) a) Rigid
ii) c) Feeling unhappy and very sad
iii) b) Intrude
iv) c) Sense of loss as same can not be found