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Extract Based Questions for Chapter 8 Mijbil the Otter Class 10 English First Flight with Solutions

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Extract Based Questions for Chapter 8 Mijbil the Otter Class 10 English First Flight with Solutions

Mijbil the Otter Extract Based Questions Class 10 English

Extract 1 Mijbil the Otter

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

Two days later, Mijbil escaped from my bedroom as I entered it, and I turned to see his tail disappearing round the bend of the corridor that led to the bathroom. By the time I got there he was up on the end of the bathtub and fumbling at the chromium taps with his paws. I watched, amazed; in less than a minute he had turned the tap far enough to produce a trickle of water, and after a moment or two achieved the full flow.

Question 1: Who was Mijbil?
(i) Pet otter of the author
(ii) Pet rabbit of the author
(iii) A cat who got into author's house
(iv) A dog who got into author's house
Answer
(i) Pet otter of the author

Question 2: What did the narrator see?
(i) Mijbil's fighting with a snake
(ii) Mijbil licking the milk
(iii) Mijbil's tail disappearing
(iv) that Mijbil was in the bucket
Answer
(iii) Mijbil's tail disappearing
 
Question 3: Where did Mijbil go?
(i) He went out of the house
(ii) He went into author's bathroom
(iii) He went into garden
(iv) He went into author's guest room
Answer
(ii) He went into author's bathroom
 
Question 4: The author was surprised to see Mijbil :
(i) doing magic tricks
(ii) signing a song
(iii) jumping out of the bucket
(iv) turning the tap on
Answer
(iv) turning the tap on

Extract 2 Mijbil the Otter

But the real play of an otter is when he lies on his back and juggles with small objects between his paws. Marbles were Mij'sfavourites toys for his pastime. Ile would lie on his back rolling two or more of them up and down his wide, flat belly without ever dropping one to the floor.

Question 1: What is the real play of an otter?
(i) rolling and dancing
(ii) juggling with a ball between hands
(iii) juggling with small objects between paws
(iv) rolling and Jumping
Answer
(iii) juggling with small objects between paws

Question 2: Which of the following statements is true about MU?
(i) He didn't like to play with marbles
(ii) Marbles were his favourite toys
(iii) He played with marbles for some time and then threw them away
(iv) He got frightened on seeing marbles
Answer
(ii) Marbles were his favourite toys
 
Question 3: How did Mg lie while playing?
(i) He lay on his belly
(ii) He lay on his right side
(iii) Ile lay on his left side
(iv) He lay on his back
Answer
(iv) He lay on his back
 
Question 4: What is true about Mij?
(i) He had a wide and flat belly
(ii) He had a round and wide belly
(iii) He had a flat and narrow belly
(iv) He had an extremely big belly
Answer
(i) He had a wide and flat belly

Extract 3 Mijbil the Otter

Early in the New Year of 1956, I travelled to Southern Iraq. By then it had crossed my mind that I should like to keep an otter instead of a dog and that Camusfearna, ringed by water a stone's throw from its door, would be an eminently suitable spot for this experiment. When I casually mentioned this to a friend, he as casually replied that I had better get one in the Tigris marshes, for there they were as common as mosquitoes and were often by the Arabs.

Question 1: Where did the writer go?
(i) Southern Iraq
(ii) Northern Iraq
(iii) South Korea
(iv) North Korea
Answer
(i) Southern Iraq
 
Question 2: When did he travel there?
(i) It was early 1964
(ii) It was late 1974
(iii) It was early 1956
(iv) It was late 1942
Answer
(iii) It was early 1956
 
Question 3: According to the author's friend, otters were as common as mosquitoes in the :
(i) Tigris jungles
(ii) Tigris zoo
(iii) Tigris rivers
(iv) Tigris marshes
Answer
(iv) Tigris marshes
 
Question 4: The author thought of keeping an otter in place of a dog because :
(i) he was fascinated by the uniqueness of otter
(ii) it was his dream to pet an otter
(iii) his pet dog had died and he was sad about it
(iv) he had an awful experience with dogs
Answer
(iii) his pet dog had died and he was sad about it
 

Extract 4 Mijbil the Otter

I cabled to England, and when, three days later, nothing had happened, I tried to telephone. The call had to be booked twenty-four hours in advance. On the first day, the line was out of order. On the second day, the exchange was closed for a religious holiday. On the third day, there was another breakdown. My friend left, and I arranged to meet him in a week's time. Five days later, my mail arrived. I carried it to my bedroom to read, and there, squatting on the floor, were two Arabs; besides them lay a sack that squirmed from time to time. They handed me a note from my friend; "Here is your otter".
 
Question 1: What did happen on the first day of author's trying to make a call?
(i) The exchange was dosed for a religious holiday
(ii) The line was out of order
(iii) The call was successfully made
(iv) The person on the other side was busy speaking to someone else.
Answer
(ii) The line was out of order
 
Question 2: What did the writer get in the package?
(i) lengthy letter
(ii) suitcase
(iii) an otter
(iv) a spider
Answer
(iii) an otter
 
Question 3: Who sent the package to the author?
(i) his son
(ii) his friend
(iii) his wife
(iv) his uncle
Answer
(ii) his friend
 
Question 4: What did the author see when he entered his room?
(i) three people with a box
(ii) a waiter with food
(iii) two cleaners with clothes in their hands
(iv) two Arabs with a sack
Answer
(iv) two Arabs with a sack
 

Extract 5 Mijbil the Otter

Mijbil, as I called the otter, was, in fact, of a race previously unknown to science, was at length christened by zoologists Lutrogale perspicillata Maxwell, or Maxwell's otter. For the first twenty-four hours Mijbil was neither hostile nor friendly; he was simply aloof and indifferent, choosing to sleep on the floor as far from my bed as possible. The second night Mijbil came on to my bed in the small hours and remained asleep in the crook of my knees until the servant brought tea in the morning and during the day he began to lose apathy and take a keen, much too keen, interest in his surroundings.
 
Question 1: What was the otter's behaviour during the first 24 hours?
(i) very aggressive
(ii) very hostile
(iii) very friendly
(iv) neither friendly nor hostile
Answer
(iv) neither friendly nor hostile
 
Question 2: Where did the otter sleep on the first day?
(i) on the couch near author's bed
(ii) on the bed all alone
(iii) on the floor far from author's bed
(iv) in the bathroom all alone
Answer
(iii) on the floor far from author's bed
 
Question 3: What shows that the otter tried to be friendly with author on the second day?
(i) He come to the author and smiled
(ii) He tried to play with the author
(iii) He slept in the groove of author's knees
(iv) All of these
Answer
(iii) He slept in the groove of author's knees
 
Question 4: When did Mijbil come to author's bed?
(i) the afternoon
(ii) the late night
(iii) the evening
(iv) the early morning
Answer
(iv) the early morning

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