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MCQ Questions Answers and Summary for The Pace for Living Class 10 English Panorama Part 2 Bihar Board


The Pace for Living - R.C. Hutchinson MCQ and Summary

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Multiple Choice Questions for The Pace for Living

Author Name

R.C. Hutchinson

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Book Name

Panorama Part 2


Short Summary for The Pace for Living by R.C. Hutchinson


About Author: R.C. Hutchinson is a British novelist born in 1907 and died in 1975. His famous work is 'Rising' published in 1976. He won Booker Prize in 1976.
  • The chief character is an elderly corn-merchant who lived in Irish country-town.
  • The author captures the agony of modern man.
  • The life style of modern people are very fast.
  • Slow thinkers suffer in the world.
  • Man has to keep pace with changing in the world.

MCQ Questions for The Pace for Living Class 10 English Matric

1. Who has written the essay "The Pace for Living"?

(A) Joan Lexau

(B) R.C. Hutchinson

(C) Mahadevi  Verma

(D) Satyajit Ray

Solution

(B) R.C. Hutchinson


2. R.C. Hutchinson is a ......... novelist.

(A) French

(B) British

(C) Chinese

(D) German

Solution

(B) British


3. 'The Pace for Living' is a/an .......

(A) drama

(B) story

(C) essay

(D) novel

Solution

(C) essay


4. The author of the story 'The Pace for Living' enjoyed going in a car at.......

(A) Ninety miles an hour

(B) Eighty miles an hour

(C) Sixty miles an hour

(D) Seventy miles an hour

Solution

(A) Ninety miles an hour


5. The writer of 'The Pace for Living' belongs to the tribe of ........

(A) Average thinkers

(B) Slow thinkers

(C) Fast thinkers

(D) Good thinkers

Solution

(B) Slow thinkers

 

6. In "The Pace for Living', R.C. Hutchinson discusses

(A) the happiness of men

(B) the agony of modern man

(C) the dilemma of people

(D) None of these

Solution

(B) the agony of modern man

 

7. In 'The Pace for Living', the author saw a play in ____

(A) Denmark

(B) Dublin

(C) Denver

(D) Delhi

Solution

(B) Dublin

 

8. How does the writer classify himself as a thinker in "The Pace for Living'?

(A) An intelligent thinker

(B) A slow thinker

(C) A social thinker

(D) None of these

Solution

(B) A slow thinker

 

9. The essay "The Pace for Living', captures the agony of ...... 

(A) a modern man

(B) a sick man

(C) a police man

(D) a postman

Solution

(A) a modern man

 

10. In the essay "The Peace for Living the corn merchant is .........

(A) An ambitious man

(B) An anxious man

(C) An adventurous man

(D) None of these

Solution

(B) An anxious man

 

11. In 'The Pace for Living' the author saw a _____

(A) movie

(B) dance

(C) play

(D) football match

Solution

(C) play

 

12. The corn merchant heart was.....

(A) strong

(B) sound

(C) weak

(D) fast

Solution

(C) weak

 

13. Who is a slow thinker?

(A) The author

(B) The corn merchant

(C) Modern man

(D) The servant

Solution

(A) The author

 

14. Where is Dublin ?

(A) In Paris

(B) In Germany

(C) In Irish

(D) In London

Solution

(C) In Irish

 

15. Where did the corn merchant live?

(A) In Russia

(B) In Bhutan

(C) In Irish country

(D) In Iraq

Solution

(C) In Irish country

 

16. Corn merchant's wife was of ____

(A) faithful lady

(B) fantastic nature

(C) dull nature

(D) clever

Solution

(B) fantastic nature

 

17. Corn merchant was a man of .....

(A) brave

(B) strong

(C) sound minded

(D) anxieties

Solution

(D) anxieties

 

18. Who fails to keep up with fast pace of life?

(A) Modern man

(B) The corn merchant

(C) The corn merchant's nephew

(D) The corn merchant's wife

Solution

(B) The corn merchant

 

19. Corn merchant's wife had a habit of spending ........

(A) five dollar

(B) ten dollar

(C) eight dollar

(D) six dollar

Solution

(B) ten dollar

 

20. _____ has become fast.

(A) Sleeping

(B) Moving

(C) Walking

(D) Travelling

Solution

(D) Travelling


21. Who went to watch a movie along with his wife ?

(A) The author

(B) The author's nephew

(C) Modern man

(D) The author's uncle

Solution

(A) The author

 

22. The author admits that quick travel does not give the traveller the real ......... of travel.

(A) pains

(B) pleasure

(C) living

(D) holiday

Solution

(B) pleasure

 

23. We can dine in ............. and have lunch in New York the next day.

(A) Paris

(B) London

(C) Berlin

(D) Dubai

Solution

(B) London

 

24. Which tribe does the author belong to?

(A) Sound minded

(B) Handicapped

(C) Slow thinkers

(D) Fast thinkers

Solution

(C) Slow thinkers

 

25. Who is the main character in this play?

(A) His nephew

(B) His wife

(C) The author

(D) Corn merchant

Solution

(D) Corn merchant

 

26. Who was cheating the corn merchant?

(A) His nephew

(B) His wife

(C) His son

(D) His daughter

Solution

(A) His nephew

 

27. Who didn't dislike the rapid movement of life?

(A) Wife of corn merchant

(B) Corn merchant

(C) The author

(D) Nephew of corn merchant

Solution

(C) The author

 

28. Which word stands for worship?

(A) Despair

(B) Esprit

(C) Escapiert

(D) Adore

Solution

(D) Adore

 

29. Who saw a play in Dublin ?

(A) An elederly corn-merchant

(B) The author

(C) The corn merchant's nephew

(D) The corn-merchant's wife

Solution

(B) The author

 

30. The author of the story 'The place for living' _____ rapid movement.

(A) likes

(B) dislikes

(C) hates

(D) enjoys

Solution

(A) likes

 

31. According to the author, what are intelligence tests designed to test ?

(A) Measure the physical speed

(B) Measure both physical and mental speed.

(C) Measure the mental speed

(D) Measure character

Solution

(C) Measure the mental speed

 

32. According to the author in which area are slow thinkers handicapped ?

(A) In getting a living

(B) In sports

(C) In studies

(D) In business

Solution

(A) In getting a living

 

33. In the cinema the writer finds himself in a ......

(A) hopeless

(B) fog

(C) hopeless fog

(D) hopeful condition

Solution

(C) hopeless fog

 

34. The author finds himself in a hopeless situation when he goes to watch the ___

(A) cinema

(B) theatre

(C) dance programme

(D) singing competition

Solution

(A) cinema

 

35. R.C. Hutchinson wrote that he watched a play in _____

(A) Chicago

(B) Dublin

(C) Netherlands

(D) New York

Solution

(B) Dublin

 

36. In "The Pace for Living", the author discusses ____

(A) the agony of modern man

(B) the miseries of ancient people

(C) the dilemma of people

(D) the problems of old age

Solution

(A) the agony of modern man

 

37. Mental activities of our time tend to follow the pace of _____

(A) computers

(B) aeroplanes

(C) horses

(D) machines

Solution

(D) machines

 

38. People now a days think ______ than ancient times.

(A) deeper

(B) faster

(C) longer

(D) slower

Solution

(B) faster

 

39. Slow thinkers are handicapped in the business of getting ______

(A) a living

(B) wealth

(C) respect

(D) amenities of life

Solution

(A) a living

 

40. Who didn't dislike the rapid movement of life?

(A) corn-merchant

(B) the author

(C) nephew of corn-merchant

(D) wife of corn-merchant

Solution

(B) the author

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