CTET Paper-II English: Questions 18 - 25 of 191

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Passage

It is not growing like a tree

In bulk, both make man better be,

Or standing as on oak, three hundred years,

To fall a log at last, dry, bold and sere;

A life of a day.

Is fairer in May.

Although, it fall and die that night

It was the plant and flower o’ light,

In small proportions we just beauties see.

And in short measure life may perfect be.

– Ben Jonson

Question number: 18 (2 of 6 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

The poet says that an oak tree has a-

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

long and beautiful life

b.

long and useful life

c.

long but non happening life

d.

long and satisfied life

Question number: 19 (3 of 6 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

‘A lily of a day’ means-

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Choice (4) Response

a.

the lily flower blooms once a month

b.

the lily flower blooms everyday

c.

the lily flower blooms only for a day

d.

the lily flower blooms rarely

Question number: 20 (4 of 6 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

The last line of the first stanza signifies -

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

the death after living a useless life

b.

a painful death

c.

the oak tree’s fall

d.

the last days of one’s life

Question number: 21 (5 of 6 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

The poet wants to convey that-

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Choice (4) Response

a.

life should be long

b.

life should be eventful

c.

life should be beautiful

d.

life should be short

Question number: 22 (6 of 6 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

What do we see in small proportions?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Life

b.

Beaties

c.

The oak tree

d.

The lily flower

Passage

She dwelt among the untrodden ways

Beside the springs of Dove;

A maid whom there were none to praise

And very few to love.

A violet by a mossy stone

Half-hidden from the eye!

Fair as a star, when only one

Is shining in the Sky.

She lived unknown and few could know

When she ceased to be;

But she in her grave and, on,

The difference to me.

– William Wordsworth

Question number: 23 (1 of 6 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

The word ‘dwelt’ means-

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Choice (4) Response

a.

lived

b.

worked

c.

hid

d.

walked

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The woman described in the poem-

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Choice (4) Response

a.

was highly praised

b.

was not much known

c.

was loved by many

d.

was living happily

Question number: 25 (3 of 6 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

Name the figure of speech used in the second stanza.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Metaphor

b.

Simile

c.

Personification

d.

Hyperbole

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