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Extract Based Questions for Chapter 3 Black Aeroplane Class 10 English First Flight with Solutions

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Extract Based Questions for Chapter 3 Black Aeroplane Class 10 English First Flight with Solutions

Black Aeroplane Extract Based Questions Class 10 English

Extract 1 Black Aeroplane

The moon was coming up in the east, behind me, and stars were shining in the clear sky above me. There wasn't a cloud in the sky. I was happy to be alone high up above the sleeping countryside. I was flying my old Dakota aeroplane over France back to England. I was dreaming of my holiday and looking forward to being with my family. I looked at my watch: one thirty in the morning. should call Paris Control soon,' I thought. As I looked down past the nose of the aeroplane, I saw the lights of a big city in front of me. I switched on the radio and said, "Paris Control, Dakota DS 088 here. Can you hear me? I'm on my way to England. Over."

Question 1: Which aeroplane was the pilot flying?

(i) The Dakota aeroplane
(ii) MIG 10
(iii) The Mig24
(iv) The MIG 12
Answer
(i) The Dakota aeroplane


Question 2: Why was the pilot happy?

(i) he was going back home
(ii) he was leaving his job
(iii) he was dreaming of his holiday
(iv) None of the above.
Answer
(i) he was going back home


Question 3: What did he see in front of him?

(i) another aeroplane in front of him
(ii) a few birds flying high
(iii) the lights of a big city
(iv) high storeyed building of France
Answer
(ii) a few birds flying high


Question 4: Give the noun form of the adjective 'Clear'?

(i) Clarity
(ii) Clearly
(iii) Clarify
(iv) Clearest
Answer
(i) Clarity


Extract 2 Black Aeroplane

I checked the map and the compass, switched over to my second and last fuel tank, and turned the Dakota twelve degrees west towards England. be on time for breakfast,' I thought. A good big English breakfast! Everything was going well - it was an easy flight. Paris was about 150 kilometres behind me when I saw the clouds. Storm clouds. They were huge. They looked like black mountains standing in front of me across the sky. I know I could not fly up and over them, and I did not have enough fuel to fly around them to the north or south. "I ought to go back to Paris," I thought, but I wanted to get home. I wanted that breakfast. T11 take the risk,' I thought, and flew that old Dakota straight into the storm.

Question 1: What did the author do after checking the map and the compass?

(i) took off the aeroplane
(ii) switched over to his second and last fuel tank
(iii) turned the aeroplane 12 degree west towards England
(iv) Both (ii) and (iii)
Answer
(iv) Both (ii) and (iii)


Question 2: What did he think about his breakfast?

(i) he would be late for it
(ii) he would be on time
(iii) he would miss it
(iv) None of the above
Answer
(ii) he would be on time


Question 3: When did he see the clouds?

(i) he was about 155 kilometers from Paris
(ii) he was about 150 kilometers from Paris
(iii) he was about 140 kilometers from Paris
(iv) None of the above.
Answer
(ii) he was about 150 kilometers from Paris


Question 4: Which literary device is used in the line 'They look like black mountains'?

(i) Simile
(ii) Metaphor
(iii) Allegory
(iv) Personification
Answer
(i) Simile


Extract 3 Black Aeroplane

Inside the clouds, everything was suddenly black. It was impossible to see anything outside the aeroplane. The old aeroplane jumped and twisted in the air. I looked at the compass. I couldn't believe my eyes: the compass was turning round and round and round. It was dead. It would not work! The other instruments were suddenly dead, too. I tried the radio. "Paris Control? Paris Control? Can you hear me?" There was no answer. The radio was dead too. I had no radio, no compass, and I could not see where I was. I was lost in the storm.

Question 1: How was the scene inside the clouds?

(i) everything was suddenly white
(ii) everything was suddenly black
(iii) everything was suddenly grey
(iv) everything was suddenly red
Answer
(ii) everything was suddenly black


Question 2: How did the old aeroplane move?

(i) Moved very slowly
(ii) jumped and twisted in the air
(iii) rolled down on land
(iv) crashed in the air
Answer
(ii) jumped and twisted in the air


Question 3: What happened to the compass and other instruments?

(i) got new and shining.
(ii) started moving themselves
(iii) went dead
(iv) All of the above
Answer
(iii) went dead


Question 4: Why did the writer not receive a reply from Paris control?

(i) his aeroplane had got damaged
(ii) his radio had become dead
(iii) there was some problem at Paris control
(iv) None of the above
Answer
(ii) his radio had become dead


Extract 4 Black Aeroplane

After half an hour, the strange black aeroplane was still there in front of me in the clouds. Now there was only enough fuel in the old Dakota's last tank to fly for five or ten minutes more. I was starting to feel frightened again. But then he started to go down and I followed through the storm. Suddenly I came out of the clouds and saw two long straight lines of lights in front of me. It was a runway! An airport! I was safe! I turned to look for my friend in the black aeroplane, but the sky was empty. There was nothing there. The black aeroplane was gone. I could not see it anywhere.

Question 1: What was still there after half an hour?

(i) two long straight lines of light could be seen
(ii) black aeroplane was still there
(iii) no one was there
(iv) a girl was seen waving her hand
Answer
(ii) black aeroplane was still there


Question 2: Why did the author get scared?

(i) he had steered the plane in the long direction
(ii) he could not see the other plane which was guiding him
(iii) the author was told hat there was no other plane except for his on the radar
(iv) the author could see the ghost figure in the sky.
Answer
(iii) the author was told hat there was no other plane except for his on the radar


Question 3: What did he see when he came out of those clouds?

(i) another plane in front of him
(ii) the runway before him
(iii) a lady in front of him
(iv) None of the above.
Answer
(ii) the runway before him


Question 4: Which word in the passage means same as 'terrified'?

(i) happy
(ii) sadness
(iii) frightened
(iv) confused
Answer
(iii) frightened


Extract 5 Black Aeroplane

"Paris Control? Paris Control? Can you hear me?" There was no answer. The radio was dead too. I had no radio, no compass, and I could not see where I was. I was lost in the storm. Then, in the black clouds quite near me, I saw another aeroplane. It had no lights on its wings, but I could see it lying next to me through the storm. I could see the pilot's face - turned towards me. I was very glad to see another person. He lifted one hand and waved. "Follow me," he was saying. "Follow me." "Ile knows that I am lost," I thought. "He's trying to help me." He turned his aeroplane slowly to the north, in front of my Dakota, so that it would be easier for me to follow him. I was very happy to go behind the strange aeroplane like an obedient child.

Question 1: How do you know that the pilot was completely lost in the storm?

(i) he couldn't steer his plane in the right direction although he tried his best.
(ii) he was flying the plane around one plade only.
(iii) the control tower was trying to reach it but couldn't
(iv) he was not able to contact with paris control and the other instruments of the plane had gone dead. 
Answer
(iv) he was not able to contact with paris control and the other instruments of the plane had gone dead. 


Question 2: Why couldn't the author believe his eyes?

(i) the scene outside the aeroplane was spectacular.
(ii) he could see the UFO's all around him.
(iii) he saw the lights of a big city in front of him.
(iv) the compass of the plane was not working.
Answer
(iv) the compass of the plane was not working.


Question 3: What is the noun form of dead?

(i) deadly
(ii) died
(iii) death
(iv) deathly
Answer
(iii) death


Question 4: Why didn't the author receive a reply from the Paris Control?

(i) the radio of the Paris Control was not working.
(ii) the people at the Paris Control were on strike.
(iii) the radio of his plane was dead.
(iv) the roads of the plane was getting connected to the nearby plane.
Answer
(iii) the radio of his plane was dead.


Extract 6 Black Aeroplane

 I landed and was not sorry to walk away from the old Dakota near the control tower. I went and asked a woman in the control centre where I was and who the other pilot was. I wanted to say, 'Thank you'. She looked at me very strangely, and then laughed. "Another aeroplane? Up there in this storm? No other aeroplanes were flying tonight. Yours was the only one I could see on the radar." So, who helped me to arrive there safely without a compass or a radio, and without any more fuel in my tanks? Who was the pilot on the strange black aeroplane, flying in the storm, without lights?

Question 1: Who is in these lines?

(i) The author
(ii) the pilot of another plane
(iii) the woman at control room
(iv) author's friend
Answer
(i) The author


Question 2: What made the situation a mystery?

(i) There was a woman instead of a man in the control room.
(ii) All the control room people had suddenly disappeared
(iii) All the planes from the aerodrome had suddenly disappeared.
(iv) the control woman said these was no other plane except the author's plane on the radar.
Answer
(iv) the control woman said these was no other plane except the author's plane on the radar.


Question 3: Who helped the author land safely?

(i) Authors friends helped him land safely.
(ii) the control woman helped him land safely.
(iii) a strange creature in the sky helped him land safely by guiding him.
(iv) the pilot of another plane which appeared suddenly helped him land safely.
Answer
(iv) the pilot of another plane which appeared suddenly helped him land safely.


Question 4: Which of the following is the opposite of 'strangely'?

(i) unstrangely
(ii) straneliness
(iii) familiarly
(iv) suspiciously
Answer
(iii) familiarly

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