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CBSE Notes 2011-2012

On the basis of your understanding of the poem 'The Brook', answer the following questions by tickin...

Multiple choice question

On the basis of your understanding of the poem 'The Brook', answer the following questions by ticking the correct choice. (CBSE Textbook)

(a) The message of the poem is that the life of a book is .

(i) temporary
(ii) short-lived
(iii) eternal
(iv) momentary

(b) The poet draws a parallelism between the journey of the book and .
(i) the life of a man
(ii) the death of man
(iii) the difficulties in a man's life
(iv) the endl ess talking of human being

(c) The poem is narrated in the first person by the brook. This figure of speech is .

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

(d) in the poem, the below mentioned lines:
And here and there a lusty trout, And here and there a grayling suggest that .

(i) the brook is a source of life
(ii) people enjoy the brook
(iii) fish survive because of water
(iv) the brook witnesses all kinds of scenes

unknown

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

unknown

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

unknown

(a)(iv),(b)(iii),(c)(iv)(d)(iii)

unknown

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