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Extract Based Questions for Chapter 5 The Hundred Dresses- I Class 10 English First Flight with Solutions

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Extract Based Questions for Chapter 5 The Hundred Dresses- I Class 10 English First Flight with Solutions

The Hundred Dresses- I Extract Based Questions Class 10 English

Extract 1 The Hundred Dresses-I

She protected small children from bullies. And she cried for hours if she saw an animal mistreated. If anybody had said to her "Don't you think that is a cruel way to treat Wanda?" she would have been very surprised. "Cruel? Why did the girl say she had a hundred dresses"?

Question 1: Who is she in the above extract?

(i) Peggy
(ii) Maddie
(iii) Wanda
(iv) Miss Mason

Answer

(i) Peggy


Question 2: What impression do you form about her nature?

(i) was very kind and compassionate to animals.
(ii) did not like animals.
(iii) did not like to talk to anyone
(iv)All of the above

Answer

(i) was very kind and compassionate to animals.

 

Question 3: Why does Peggy get surprised if anybody told her that she had been cruel to Wanda?

(i) she would teased her.
(ii) she should be criticized for telling lies and not her.
(iii) Wanda left the city.
(iv) None of the above.

Answer

(ii) she should be criticized for telling lies and not her.

 

Question 4: What cruel way of treating is being referred here?

(i) Peggy making fun of Wanda about her having hundred dresses.
(ii) Peggy calling Wanda poor.
(iii) Peggy leaving her alone in the school.
(iv) All of the above.

Answer

(i) Peggy making fun of Wanda about her having hundred dresses.


Extract 2 The Hundred Dresses-I

As for Wanda, she was just some girl who lived upon Boggins Heights and stood alone in the schoolyard. She scarcely ever said anything to anybody. The only time she talked was in the schoolyard about her hundred dresses. Maddie remembered her telling about one of her dresses pale blue with coloured trimmings and she remembered another that was brilliant jungle green with red sash. "You'd look like a christmas tree in that" the girls had said in pretended admiration.

Question 1: Why did Wanda scarcely say anything to anybody?

(i) as she felt conscious of her poverty.
(ii) as she was very good at drawing.
(iii) as she was alone in the school yard.
(iv) All of the above.

Answer

(iii) as she was alone in the school yard.


Question 2: Where did Wanda live?

(i) Chicago
(ii) Boggins Heights
(iii)The Hills of Poland
(iv) None of the above

Answer

(ii) Boggins Heights

 

Question 3: From the passage find out the word which is antonym of 'Often'?

(i) Hardly
(ii) Scarcely
(iii) Infrequently
(iv) Pretended

Answer

(iii) Infrequently

 

Question 4: What did the girls say to Wanda about her Jungle Green dress?

(i) she looks like fairy in that dress
(ii) she looks adorable in that dress
(iii) she looks like a Christmas tree in that dress
(iv) All of the above

Answer

(iii) she looks like a Christmas tree in that dress

 

Extract 3 The Hundred Dresses-I

Peggy was the most popular girl in school. She was pretty, she had many pretty clothes and her hair was curly. Maddie was her closest friend. The reason Peggy and Maddie noticed Wanda's absence was because Wanda had made them late to school. They had waited and waited for Wanda, to have some fun with her, and she just hadn't come.

Question 1: What relationship did Peggy and Maddie share?

(i) classmate and close friends.
(ii) enemies
(iii) sisters
(iv) None of the above

Answer

(i) classmate and close friends.

 

Question 2: Why were they late to school on Wednesday ?

(i) they waited for Wanda who did not come that day.
(ii) they were playing outside the school.
(iii) they were not willing to attend the school.
(iv) they wanted to stay at home.

Answer

(i) they waited for Wanda who did not come that day.

 

Question 3: Why did they wait for Wanda?

(i) they wanted to go with her.
(ii) they wanted to have some fun with her.
(iii) they wanted to play some games with her.
(iv) All of the above.

Answer

(ii) they wanted to have some fun with her.

 

Question 4: When and why do Peggy and Maddie notice Wanda's absence?

(i) on the third day of her absence when they waited for her to have some fun with her.
(ii) the next day when they found her nowhere in school.
(iii) after she did not turn up for a week.
(iv) None of the above.

Answer

(i) on the third day of her absence when they waited for her to have some fun with her.

 

Extract 4 The Hundred Dresses-I

Usually Wanda sat in the seat next to the last seat in the last row in Room Thirteen. She sat in the corner of the room where the rough boys who did not make good marks sat, the corner of the room where there was most scuffling of feet, most roars of laughter when anything funny was said, and most mud and dirt on the floor.

Question 1: Where did Wanda usually sit?

(i) In the seat front of the last seat in Room 12
(ii) In the first seat in Room 13
(iii) In corner of the Room 13
(iv) In the seat next to the last seat in last row in Room 13

Answer

(iv) In the seat next to the last seat in last row in Room 13

 

Question 2: What kind of boys sat around Wanda?

(i) Rough and noisy boys.
(ii) Decent and well-mannered boys.
(iii) Boys from rich and cultured family.
(iv) Boys from poor and backward family.

Answer

(i) Rough and noisy boys.

 

Question 3: Who is 'She' in the above lines?

(i) She is Wanda
(ii) She is Peggy
(iii) She is Maddie
(iv) None of the above

Answer

(i) She is Wanda

 

Question 4: From the extract find the word which means 'struggle'.

(i) Roars
(ii) Noisy
(iii) Clash
(iv) Scuffle

Answer

(iv) Scuffle

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