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CBSE Notes 2011-2012 » IX-English

Lord Ullin's Daughter

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Multiple choice question

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'Twas vain : the loud waves lash'd the shore, Return or aid preventing :
The water wild went o'er his child, And he was left lamenting

(a) The poetic device used in the first line is

(i) simile.
(ii) metaphor.
(iii) alliteration.
(iv) irony.

(b) What was in vain ?

(i) returning
(ii) help to prevent her from drowning
(iii) killing
(iv) both (i) and (ii)

(c) Why was he left lamenting ?

(i) His daughter had drowned.
(ii) He wanted to cross the river.
(iii) He wanted to kill her daughter's lover.
(iv) all of the above

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Multiple choice question

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by choosing the most appropriate alternative from those given below i (CBSE (CCE) Examination, 2010)

The boat has left a stormy land, A stormy sea before her,
When O ! too strong for human hand, The tempest gathered O'er her.

(a) The stormy land in the fist line means

(i) the land facing violent weather.
(ii) the land where people were highly enraged.
(iii) the land with dusty wind.
(iv) the flooded land.

(b) Who has left in the boat ?

(i) the bride
(ii) the bride with the chief
(iii) the boatmen taking the chief and the bride
(iv) Lord Ullin and his men

(c) Too strong for human hand refers to

(i) the highland chief.
(ii) the boatman.
(iii) the severe storm.
(iv) the powerful army of Lord Ullin

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Multiple choice question

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"His horsemen hard behind us ride ; Should they our steps discover, Then who shall cheer my bonny bride When they have slain her lover ?"

(a)The poetic device used in the first line is

(i) simile.
(ii) alliteration.
(iii) irony.
(iv) metaphor.

(b) They refers to

(i) the army.
(ii) Lord Ullin's men.
(iii) the bride's brothers.
(iv) highway men.

(c) The word bonny describes the bride as

(i) young.
(ii) lovely.
(iii) good humoured.
(iv) plump.

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 : (CBSE (CCE) Examination, 2010)

The boat has left a stormy land, A stormy sea before her, When O ! too strong for human hand, The tempest gathered O'er her.

(a) The stormy land in the first line means

(i) the land facing violent weather.
(ii) the land where people were highly enraged.
(iii) the land with dusty wind.
(iv) the flooded land.

(b) Who has left in the boat ?

(i) the bride
(ii) the bride with the chief
(iii) the boatman taking the chief and the bride
(iv) Lord Ullin and his men

(c) Too strong for human hand refers to
(i) the highland chief.
(ii) the boatman.
(iii) the severe storm.
(iv) the powerful army of Lord Ullin.

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Multiple choice question

Read the following extract carefully and answer the questions that follow by choosing the most appropriate alternative from those given below : (CBSE (CCE) Examination, 2010)

And still they row'd amidst the roar Of waters fast prevailing ; Lord Ullin reached that fatal shore ; His wrath was changed to wailing.

(a) The waters fast prevailing means

(i) quickly racing.
(ii) quickly overpowering.
(iii) settling down.
(iv) roaring sound.

(b) The shore turns fatal because

(i) the lovers drown by the time they reach the shore.
(ii) they left the shore.
(iii) the lovers jumped into the stormy sea.
(iv) the lovers were attacked.

(c) Synonym for wrath is

(i) sympathy,
(ii) rage.
(iii) help.
(iv) helplessness.

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Multiple choice question

Read the following extract carefully and answer the questions that follow by choosing the most appropriate alternative from those given below : (CBSE (CCE) Examination, 2010)

Lord Ullin reached that fatal shore, His wrath was changed to wailing.

(a) The adjective fatal has been used to describe the shore because

(i) the shore has a lot of alligators.
(ii) it was from that shore that Lord Ullin saw the waves engulfing his daughter.
(iii) it was an accident-prone shore.
(iv) it was a regular phenomenon of the waves to drag into its fold whoever came to the shore.

(b) His wrath was changed to wailing meant

(i) that Lord Ullin was wailing and screaming.
(ii) that he was lamenting.
(iii) that he was crying over the possibility of his daughter meeting a watery grave.
(iv) all the above

(c) The reason why Lord Ullin came to the shore was to

(i) retrieve his daughter and tell her that he would pardon her highland chief.
(ii) kill his daughter and the chieftain.
(iii) inform his daughter that she made a mistake.
(iv) to meet both of them.

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