The Ultimate Safari (Fiction) | Class X NCERT (CBSE) English Literature Reader (Communicative) - MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions)


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NCERT CBSE (CCE based) English Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
Based on your understanding of the story, read the given extract carefully and answer the following questions by choosing the correct alternative from the options given:-   
Q.1: “We stayed there all day. We waited for her. I don’t know what day it was; there was no school, no church any more in our village, so you don’t know whether it was Sunday or Monday”.
(i) There was no school or church in village as
a)    It was a backward village.
b)    The bandits had burnt everything.
c)    They had been closed by the order of the bandits.
d)    They had been destroyed by the flood.
(ii) The speaker waited for
a)    Her grandmother
b)    Her mother
c)    The bandits
d)    The younger sister.
(iii) The running of school and church is an inclination of
a)    Interest of students in academics
b)    The Government is taking care of things
c)    Peace times
d)    People are religious
Q.2: “We are glad to think there must be such a place; away”
(i) ‘We’ refers to
a)    Grandparents
b)    Children
c)    Bandits
d)    Villagers
(ii) Such a place refers to
a)    safe place
b)    Entertaining place
c)    Family place
d)    Loving place
(iii) The decision to go was taken by
a)    Grandfather
b)    Narrator
c)    Grandmother
d)    Bandits
Q.3: “He said we must move like animals among animals, away from roads, away from the white people”
(i) The piece of advice was given by
a)    The elder brother
b)    The man leading them
c)    The grandfather
d)    The police
(ii) They were asked to move like animals because
a)    They were illegally crossing the forest
b)    They were being trained to live in the forest
c)    This was the only way they could save themselves
d)    They were being hunted by the white people
(iii) The statement suggests that the people should adopt the quality of moving
a)    Stealthily
b)    Camouflaging
c)    Aggressively
d)    Brazenly
Q.4: “I saw flies crawling on our grandmother’s face and she did not brush them off; I was frightened.”
(i) The grandmother did not brush the flies away as
a)    She had become senile
b)    She was too exhausted
c)    She liked the feel of flies on her face
d)    She was sleeping
(ii) The ‘I’ is frightened because
a)    People around her were losing their loved ones
b)    She feared for the well-being of her grandmother
c)    They were going through a dangerous part of the jungle
d)    What would she tell her mother
(iii) The speaker and her family is at
a)    a refugee camp
b)    Her village
c)    Kruger Park
d)    Corbett Park
Q.5: Our grandmother looked away from her and spoke - “There is nothing. No home”.
(i) The grandmother is speaking to
a)    Granddaughter
b)    White woman
c)    Her neighbour
d)    Refugee officials
(ii) The grandmother does not want to go home as
a)    She has severed all connection with the past
b)    She likes living in the refugee camp
c)    Going back will revive old memories
d)    She has chalked out a new life for them
(iii) On hearing this granddaughter is
a)    Confused
b)    Angry
c)    Irritated
d)    Resolute
(iv) The narrator wants to go back home because
a)    She has friends there
b)    She likes her school in village
c)    Her village is a beautiful place
d)    She thinks that her parents and grandfather would be waiting for them there
(v) ‘Her’ in these lines refers to
a)    The nurse
b)    The neighbouring lady
c)    The reporter
d)    The narrator’s fiend
Q.6: “So everyone waited for our grandfather to catch up. But he didn’t. We looked and looked but we couldn’t find him. We stayed in that long grass all night. In my sleep I found him curled round in a place he had tramped down for himself, like the places we’d seen where the buck hide their babies”.  
(i) The grandfather had gone to
a)    Get some water
b)    Search for some food
c)    The elephant grass to ease himself
d)    Search for a stick for support.
(ii) The figure of speech used in the last sentence is
a)    Simile
b)    Metaphor
c)    Alliteration
d)    Personification
(iii) The grandfather probably
a)    Lost his way
b)    Went back home
c)    Sat down to rest
d)    Had been eaten up by some wild animal
Q.7: “I said Gogo, how will you go to church now even without shoes, but she said we had a long journey and too much to carry. At that village we met other people who were also going away. We joined them because they seemed to know where that was better than we did”.
(i) The narrator is calling Gogo to
a)    Younger brother
b)    Elder brother
c)    Mother
d)    Grandmother
(ii) Where were Gogo’s shoes?
a)    Gogo sold the shoes to buy a plastic container for water
b)    Gogo’s shoes were taken away by the bandits
c)    The ants had destroyed Gogo’s shoes
d)    Some animals had taken away Gogo’s shoes
(iii) They were all going to
a)    The nearby town
b)    Across the desert
c)    Their neighbouring village
d)    Across Kruger Park
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