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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 option from those given below. (3 Marks)

It is an ancient Mariner, And he stoppeth one of three
By thy long grey beard and glittering eye, How wherefore
stopp'st thou me ?

(a) Whom does the ancient mariner stop ?

(i) the sailors
(ii) the wedding guest
(iii) the bride
(iv) the bridegroom

(b) Why did the ancient mariner stop one of three ?

(i) to show him his paintings
(ii) to tell him the future
(iii) to ask something about the bride
(iv) to tell him his sorrowful story

(c) The wedding guest stopped when the mariner asked him to do so because

(i) the mariner was known to the wedding guest
(ii)the wedding guest was frightened by the looks of the mariner
(iii)the mariner had cast a spell on him
(iv)he wanted to tell the mariner about the bride's beauty

unknown

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

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

unknown

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

unknown

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