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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)

He holds him with his glittering eye - The Wedding-Guest stood still,
And listens like a three years' child The Mariner hath his will

(a) The wedding guest stood still because

(i) the mariner had held his hand
(ii) the mariner threatened him not to move
(iii) the mariner had cast a spell on him
(iv) he was shocked on listening to the mariner's story

(b) The poetic device used in line 3 is a

(i) simile
(ii) metaphor
(iii) paradox
(iv) personification

(c) What was the mariner's will ?

(i) to go to the mariner's party
(ii) to make the wedding guest listen to his woeful story
(iii) to sail into the ship
(iv) to wear an albatross around his neck

unknown

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

unknown

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

unknown

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

unknown

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