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Extract Based Questions for Chapter 11 The Proposal Class 10 English First Flight with Solutions

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Extract Based Questions for Chapter 11 The Proposal Class 10 English First Flight with Solutions

The Proposal Extract Based Questions Class 10 English

Extract 1 The Proposal

Read the following extracts carefully and answer the questions that follow—

It's cold... I'm trembling all over, just as if I'd got an examination before me. The great thing is, I must have my mind made up. If I give myself time to think, to hesitate, to talk a lot, to look for an ideal, or for real love, then He will never get married.


Question 1: Who is 'P in the passage?

(i) Natalya
(ii) Lomov
(iii) Chubukov
(iv) Lomov's friend
Answer
(ii) Lomov

Question 2: The speaker trembling because :
(i) it was cold
(ii) as if he had an examination
(iii) both (i) and (ii)
(iv) he wasn't covered well
Answer
(iii) both (i) and (ii)

Question 4: He thought he would never got married if he :
(i) thought too much
(ii) hesitated
(iii) talked a lot
(iv) all of the above
Answer
(iv) all of the above

Question 4: What according to the speaker, was the great thing?
(i) to leave the house.
(ii) to make up his mind.
(iii) to argue unnecessarily
(iv) none of the above
Answer
(ii) to make up his mind.

Extract 2 The Proposal

"He is old, but I wouldn't take five Squeezers for him. Why, how can you? Guess is a dog, as for Squeezer; well it's too funny to argue. Anybody you like has a dog as good as Squeezer...You may find them under every bush almost. Twenty-five roubles would be a handsome price to pay for him."
 
Question 1: Who does 'he' refer to?
(i) dog
(ii) cat
(iii) rabbit
(iv) squirrel
Answer
(i) dog

Question 2: Who does 'squeezer' belong to?
(i) Lomov
(ii) a neighbour
(iii) Chubukov
(iv) Lomov's uncle
Answer
(iii) Chubukov

Question 3: Who is the speaker of the above lines?
(i) Natalya
(ii) Chubukov
(iii) Lomov
(iv) none of the above
Answer
(iii) Lomov

Question 4: What price was the speaker quoting for 'him'?
(i) Twenty roubles
(ii) Twenty five roubles
(iii)Twenty two roubles
(iv) Twenty three roubles
Answer
(iv) Twenty three roubles
 

Extract 3 The Proposal

"She's willing... I give you my blessing and so on. Only leave me in peace!"
 
Question 1: What is she willing for?
(i) going on a picnic
(ii) lighting a bonfire
(iii) marriage
(iv) throwing a party
Answer
(iii) marriage

Question 2: To whom, is the speaker giving his blessing?
(i) Lomov
(ii) Natalya
(iii) both (i) and (ii)
(iv) no one in particular
Answer
(iii) both (i) and (ii)

Question 3: Who is the speaker of the above lines?
(i) a stranger
(ii) Natalya
(iii)Lomov
(iv) Chubukov
Answer
(iv) Chubukov

Question 4: Why does the speaker want to be left in peace?
(i) happy
(ii) frustrated
(iii) sad
(iv) none of the above
Answer
(ii) frustrated
 

Extract 4 The Proposal

Last year we lent you our threshing machine, although on that account we had to put off our own threshing till November you behave to us as if we were gipsies. Giving me my own land indeed! No really, that's not at all neighbourly! In my opinion, it's even impudent if you want to know.
 
Question 1: Who was the threshing machine lent to last year?
(i) Lomov's cousin
(ii) Lomov
(iii) Lomov's helper
(iv) another neighbour
Answer
(ii) Lomov

Question 2: Who are the 'us' in the passage?
(i) Lomov and Natalya
(ii) Natalya and Chubukov
(iii) Chubukov and Lomov
(iv) none of the above
Answer
(ii) Natalya and Chubukov

Question 3: The phrase 'put off' means in the passage :
(i) keep somewhere
(ii) increase
(iii) postpone
(iv) ahead off
Answer
(iii) postpone

Question 4: The 'thrashing' was postponed by the speaker till :
(i) September
(ii) October
(iii) December
(iv) November
Answer
(iv) November

Extract 5 The Proposal

"No, you're simply joking, or making fun of me. What a surprise! We've had the land for nearly three hundred years and then we're suddenly told that it isn't ours! Ivan Vassilevitch, I can hardly believe my own ears. These Meadows aren't worth much to me. They only come to five dissipations and are worth perhaps 300 roubles, but I can't stand unfairness".
 
Question 1: Who is making fun of whom?
(i) Natalya of Chubukov
(ii) Lomov of Natalya
(iii) Chubuko of Lomov
(iv)Natalya of Lomov
Answer
(ii) Lomov of Natalya

Question 2: For how long did they have the land?
(i) nearly for 300 years
(ii) nearly for 200 years
(iii) nearly for 500 years
(iv) nearly for 350 years
Answer
(i) nearly for 300 years

Question 3: Who says "I can't believe my own ears"?
(i) Chubukov
(ii) Lomov
(iii) Natalya
(iv) none of the above
Answer
(iii) Natalya

Question 4: 'Stand' in the last line means ?
(i) not sit
(ii) a book stand
(iii) take a grip
(iv) tolerate
Answer
(iv) tolerate

Extract 6 The Proposal

"The peasants of your father's grandfather, as I have already had the honour of explaining to you, used to bake bricks for my aunt's grandmother. Now my aunt's grandmother, wishing to make them a pleasant..."
 
Question 1: Who is the speaker of the above lines?
(i) Lomov
(ii) Natalya
(iii) Chubukov
(iv) none of the above
Answer
(i) Lomov

Question 2: "Subject of dispute here is" :
(i) jewellery
(ii) land
(iii) a house
(iv) a cattle farm
Answer
(ii) land

Question 3: The relative that the speaker refers to is his :
(i) grandmother
(ii) mother
(iii) uncle's grandmother
(iv) aunt's grandmother
Answer
(iv) aunt's grandmother

Question 4: As per the speaker, these meadows were given for work to the peasants of:
(i) Natalya's grandfather
(ii) Natalya's father's grandfather
(iii) Natalya's grandfather's grandfather
(iv) Natalya's great grand wide
Answer
(ii) Natalya's father's grandfather
 

Extract 7 The Proposal

"And are you a hunter? You only go hunting to get in with the Count and to intrigue Oh, my heart! You're an intriguer!"
 
Question 1: Who is speaking and to whom?
(i) Lomov to Chubukov
(ii) Chubukov to Lomov
(iii) Lomov to Natalya
(iv) Natalya to Chubukov
Answer
(i) Lomov to Chubukov

Question 2: Which character trait of the listener is being emphasized?
(i) that he was an imposter
(ii) that he was an intruder
(iii) that he was an intriguer
(iv) that he was an interpreter
Answer
(iii) that he was an intriguer

Question 3: Who is the intriguer?
(i) Lomov
(ii) the count
(iii) Natalya
(iv) Chubukov
Answer
(iv) Chubukov

Question 4: What does 'intrigue' mean here?
(i) to hatch a plot
(ii) to conspire
(iii) to make secret plans
(iv) all of the above
Answer
(iv) all of the above

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