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CBSE Notes 2011-2012

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

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)

In the grey sky of early dawn, stars still glowed, as happy memories light up a life that is nearing
its close. An old man was walking through the town, now and again drawing his tattered clothes
tighter to shield his body from the cold and biting wind.

(a) The figure of speech used in these lines is

(i) Metaphor
(iii) Simile
(ii) Alliteration
(iv) Personification

(b) Whose life was nearing its close ?

(i) Coachman Ali's life
(ii) the postmaster's life
(iii) the clerk's life
(iv) the postmaster's daughter's life

(c) Where was the old man going so early in the morning ?

(i) to his fields
(ii) to his daughter's home
(iii) to the jungle for hunting
(iv) to the post office

unknown

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

unknown

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

unknown

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

unknown

(a)(iv),(b)(iv),(c)(i)