An Elementary School classroom in a slum MCQ

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An Elementary School classroom in a slum MCQ

1. The color of sour cream is :
(a) Black
(b) Red
(c) off-white
(d) Blue

2. ‘The paper-seeming boy with rat’s eyes’ what does mean it:
(a) The boy is sly and secretive
(b) The boy is short and lean
(c) The boy is hungry and thin
(d) The boy is sad and depressed

3. ‘slums as big as doom’ what poetic device is used here:
(a) simile
(b) metaphor
(c) alliteration
(d) personification

4. Name the poetic device of ‘whose language is the sun’:
(a) simile
(b) metaphor
(c) alliteration
(d) personification

5. What bolts the maps of the slum children?
(a) garbage
(b) blockage
(c) stones in the streets
(d) dirty slums

6. What do the words ‘From fog to endless night mean?
(a) bright light outside
(b) bright future
(c) hopelessness
(d) dark and uncertain future of slum children since birth.

7. What are the poetic devices used in the poem?
(a) alliteration and simile
(b) metaphor and imagery
(c) synecdoche, and irony
(d) all of these

8. What kind of life do the children have in slums?
(a) full of love
(b) full of care and warmth
(c) hopeless and full of struggle
(d) all of these

9. Who set at the back bentch of the class?
(a) a sweet and young pupil
(b) a paper seeming boy
(c) a tall girl
(d) a girl with hair like rootless weeds

10. In what sense are the slum children different?
(a) their IQ
(b) their wisdom
(c) their dresses
(d) because of no access to hope and openness of the world

11. What do the faces of children in the slum areas show?
(a) happiness
(b) their aspirations
(c) their happiness
(d) sadness and lack of enthusiasm

An Elementary School classroom in a slum MCQ

12. What do the governor, inspector, the visitor in the poem depict?
(a) higher officials
(b) government officials
(c) political people
(d) powerful and influential people

13. ‘On sour cream walls. Donation’ suggests :
(a) schools are well equipped
(b) schools are small but they try to impart education
(c) schools have a poor and ill-equipped environment
(d) schools meet the education requirement of the children through donations

14. What was the boy with rat’s eyes trying to escape from?
(a) bright light outside
(b) openness of trees
(a) the dim light of the class
(d) children in the room

15. What is the stunted boy reciting?
(a) the lesson from his desk
(b) Shakespeare’s poetry
(c) leaves of nature
(d) his composition

16. What attracts the slum children?
(a) The animals
(b) The movies
(c) Icecream
(d) All beautiful things like the ship, Sun

17. What do Catacombs signify?
(a) underground cemetery showing irrelevance of the map hanging on the wall of the classroom
(b) irrelevance of the classroom
(c) irrelevance of the school
(d) irrelevance of the children

18. How can powerful people help poor children?
(a) by fighting with the government
(b) by lighting with the powerful
(c) by bridging gaps of inequalities and injustice
(d) by fighting with the rich

19. Mention any two images used to explain the plight of the slum children:
(a) open-handed map
(b) from his desk
(c) belled, flowery
(d) foggy slums and bottle bits on stones

20. Identify the literary device in ‘father’s gnarled disease:
(a) simile
(b) metaphor
(c) alliteration
(d) personification

21. What other freedom the poet wants the slum children to enjoy?
(a) freedom of roaming
(b) freedom to spend money
(c) freedom to eat
(d) freedom of knowledge, wisdom, and expression

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22. What does the map represent?
(a) world of the rich and powerful
(b) world of the poor
(c) world of the slum school children
(d) world the poet wants for the slum children

23. What does the poet wish for the children?
(a) He wishes them to be happy and healthy
(b) He wishes a good change for them
(c) He wants them to lead a healthy and happy life
(d) All of these

24. Shakespeare is wicked because of he____the children:
(a) educates
(b) tempts
(c) loves
(d) hates

25. What does the poet want?
(a) to send the children out of the slums
(b) to send the children to America
(c) to send the children to open fields
(d) to send the children to a beach

26. Identify the literary device in ‘future’s painted with a fog :
(a) simile
(b) metaphor
(c) alliteration
(d) personification

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27. Why is the head of the girl ‘weighed down’?
(a) by the burden of studies
(6) by the burden of work
(c) by the burden of the world
(d) all of these

28. What kind of look are the faces and hair of the children?
(a) a rich and beautiful
(b) organized
(e) healthy
(d) pale faces and scattered hair

29. What does the poet show through expressions ‘so blot their maps with slums as big as doom’?
(a) his clot the street
(b) enjoy the maps
(c) big maps
(d) poet’s protest against social injustice and inequalities

30. Who has written Elementary School Classroom in a Slum?
(a) Kipling
(b) Wordsworth
(c) Kamlanath
(d) Stephen Spender

31. The map is a bad example as it makes one aware of:
(n) the beautiful world
(b) cleaner lanes
(c) the political structure
(d) the civil design

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32. What have the windows done to the children’s lives in the poem?
(a) shut the doors
(b) blocked the passage
(c) blocked the Sunlight
(d) have shut the children inside and blocked their growth

33. Where do their lives ‘slyly turn’?
(a) in their cramped holes
(b) towards the sun
(c) towards the school
(d) towards the windows

34. The last stanza is unlike the rest of the poem :
(a) long
(b) short
(c) optimistic
(d) pessimistic

35. What does the poet portray in the poem?
(a) young minds
(b) the playfulness of the children
(c) questions of a young mind
(d) the plight of young children in the slums

36. What is the stunted boy reciting?
(a) a happy song
(b) a religious song
(c) a sad song
(d) a lesson from desk

37. Who was sitting at the back of the dim class?
(a) a girl
(b) an old man
(c) a teacher
(d) an unnoticed young boy

38. What does the expression ‘Break O break open’ suggest?
(a) barriers on the road
(b) barriers of the garbage heap
(c) barriers of the dirty environment must be broken
(d) none of these

39. What does the expression ‘Open-handed map’ show?
(a) power of the poor
(b) the poor are powerful
(c) the poor are powerless
(d) maps are drawn at the orders of the powerful people like Hitler

40. Identify the literary device in ‘spectacles of steel:
(a) simile
(b) metaphor
(c) alliteration
(d) personification

41. What does ‘gusty waves’ imply?
(a) slum children
(b) energetic children
(c) deceased children
(d) unhappy children

42. ‘Break O break’. What should they break?
(a) the donations (b) all bathers
(c) the slums
(d) the schools

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43. The imprisoned minds and lives of the slum children can be released from their bondage if they are given an experience of the outer world :
(a) never
(b) soon
(c) eventually
(d) magically

44. What poetic device used in ‘rat’s eyes’:
(a) simile
(b) metaphor
(c) alliteration
(d) personification

45. ‘like roofless weeds’ What poetic device used here:
(a) simile
(b) metaphor
(c) alliteration
(d) personification

Match the answers here.

Ans. 1. (c), 2. (c), 3. (a), 4. (b), 5. (d), 6. (d), 7. (d), 8. (c), 9. (a), 10. (d), 11. (d), 12. (d), 13. (c), 14. (c), 15. (a), 16. (d), 17.(a), 18.(c), 19. (d), 20. (b), 21. (d), 22. (a), 23. (d), 24. (b), 25. (a), 26. (b), 27. (c), 28. (d), 29. (d), 30. (d), 31. (a), 32. (d), 33. (a), 34. (c), 35. (d), 36. d), 37. (d), 38. (c), 39. (d), 40. (b), 41. (b), 42. (b), 43. (d), 44. (b), 45. (a).

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