Get the CBSE Class 10 English MCQs with Answers for Chapter 3 - Two Stories about Flying. All these MCQs are published by the CBSE Board. These questions are important to prepare the objective type questions for the new assessment pattern in CBSE Class 10 Academic Session 2021-2022. These are the extract based questions from all chapters of Class 10 English First Flight Book. Answers have been provided for all questions.
Multiple Choice Questions based on an extract
(A) The day before, all day long, he had watched his parents flying about with his brothers and sister, perfecting them in the art of flight, teaching them how to skim the waves and how to dive for fish. He had, in fact, seen his older brother catch his first herring and devour it, standing on a rock, while his parents circled around raising a proud cackle. And all the morning the whole family had walked about on the big plateau midway down the opposite cliff taunting him with his cowardice.
i. Based on the given sentence, pick the option that corresponds to what human parents would say.
‘while his parents circled around raising a proud cackle.’
a) Well done!
b) Oh no!
Answer: a) Well done!
ii. Which option lists the image nearest to ‘skim the waves’?
a) image (i)
b) image (ii)
c) image (iii)
d) image (iv)
Answer: c) image (iii)
iii. Imagine that the young gull attended a workshop on inspiration and confidence building and received a couple of pieces of advice.
Choose the option that reflects these pieces of advice, most relevant to his situation.
a) (i) and (ii)
b) (ii) and (iii)
c) (iii) and (iv)
d) (i) and (iv)
Answer: c) (iii) and (iv)
iv Which of the following feelings did the young gull, NOT feel according to the given context?
“…all day long, he had watched his parents flying about with his brothers and sister…”
Choose the correct option:
a) i, iii, vi
b) ii, v, vii
c) ii, iii, vii
d) iv, v, vi
Answer: d) iv, v, vi
v. Select the most appropriate option for the following:
devour : guzzle: : nibble : _______
Answer: c) peck
(B) He just felt a bit dizzy. Then he flapped his wings once and he soared upwards. “Ga, ga, ga, Ga, ga, ga, Gaw-col-ah,” his mother swooped past him, her wings making a loud noise. He answered her with another scream. Then his father flew over him screaming. He saw his two brothers and his sister flying around him curveting and banking and soaring and diving. Then he completely forgot that he had not always been able to fly, and commended himself to dive and soar and curve, shrieking shrilly.
i. 1. Pick the most appropriate reason why the young gull felt dizzy.
a) He hadn’t eaten anything for a day.
b) He was dizzy with excitement.
c) He was wary of heights.
d) He was flying for the first time.
Answer: d) He was flying for the first time.
ii. How would you describe the screams of the gulls in the given extract?
Answer: a) elation
iii. The line “he completely forgot that he had not always been able to fly” implies the
a) great confidence the young gull had in his skills.
b) naturalness of the act of flying for the young gull.
c) satisfaction and joy of flying together as a family.
d) desire of the young gull to leave his fears behind.
Answer: b) naturalness of the act of flying for the young gull.
iv. The extract refers to the many movements of the young gull’s brothers and sister. Choose the option that correctly sequences these movements.
a) The young gull’s brothers and sister flew by tilting their wings, rose high, made darting movements and plunged headfirst.
b) The young gull’s brothers and sister flew by plunging headfirst, making darting movements, titled their wings and rose high.
c) The young gull’s brothers and sister flew with darting movements, titled their wings, rose high and plunged headfirst.
d) The young gull’s brothers and sister flew by rising high, plunging headfirst, making darting movements and tilting their wings.
Answer: c) The young gull’s brothers and sister flew with darting movements, titled their wings, rose high and plunged headfirst.
v. Which of the following mirrors the use of the literary device in “shrieking shrilly”?
a) sparkling saga
b) singing soft
c) slippery sloppily
d) sneeze silently
Answer: d) sneeze silently
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