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CBSE Notes 2011-2012

Thus ending, he hastily lifted the wicket, And out of the door turned the poor little cricket. Folks...

Multiple choice question

Thus ending, he hastily lifted the wicket, And out of the door turned the poor little cricket. Folks call this a fable. I'll warrant it true : Some crickets have four legs, and some have two.
1. Who lifted the wicket ?
(a) the Ant (b) the Cricket
(c) the poet (d) a man.
2. Why did he lift the wicket ?
(a) because it was so light. (b) because he was tired,
(c) because he wanted his visitor to go. (d) because it was cold.
3. What does the poet mean when he says that 'some crickets have two legs' ?
(a) These are some strange crickets with two legs.
(b) The poet dislikes all crickets.
(c) The poet is referring to people who do not save for a rainy day.
(d) All men are crickets with two legs.
4. The word 'fable' here means
(a) able (b) poem
(c) aplogue (d) story with a moral.

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1(a),2(c),3(c),4(d)

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1(b),2(a),3(d),4(b)

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1(c),2(a),3(b),4(c)

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1(c),2(a),3(a),4(b)