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Directions(1-7):Read the poem given and answer the questions that follow, by selecting the most appropriate answer.
The rib of leaves lie in the dust,
The break of frost has picked the bough,
The briar bears its thorn, and drought
Has left its ravage on the field.
The season’s wreckage lies about,
Late autumn fruit is rotted now.
All shade is lean, the antic branch
Jerks skyward at the touch of wind,
Dense trees no longer hold the light,
The hedge and orchard grove are thinned.
The dark bark dries beneath the sun,
The last of harvesting is done.
All things are brought to barn and fold.
The oak leaves strain to be unbound,
The sky turns dark, the year grows old,
The buds draw in before the cold.
Q1. The phrase that best describes the theme is
(a) the reasons that a field has been abandoned
(b) the results of a powerful winter storm
(c) the effects of a change in season from autumn to winter
(d) the difficulty of farming in a cold climate, with little water
Q2. To which sense does this poem most appeal?
Q3. The frost is being compared to
(a) a field
(b) the dust
(c) the bears
(d) a bird
Q4. ‘Has left his ravage on the field.’ Here ‘ravage’ means
Q5. The oak leaves strain to be unbound’ means
(a) the leaves are ready to fall
(b) the leaves have turned to dust
(c) the leaves have begun to rot
(d) the leaves are ready to bud
Q6. The mood of the poem is
Q7. The set of words that contribute to the tone of the poem are
(a) wreckage, dark, old
(b) autumn, harvesting, barn
(c) touch, light, sun
(d) branch, hedge, leaves
Directions(8-10): Fill in the blanks with appropriate answers.
Q8. The Olympic Games were held in Tokyo in 1964. As a result, many new stadiums and hotels were built.
As a result of the Olympic Games _____ in Tokyo in 1964, many new stadiums and hotels were built.
(a) had held
(c) being held
(d) was held
Q9. Murat studied until late last night. As a result he did very well on today’s English test.
As a result of _____ until late last night, Murat did very well on today’s English test.
(a) he had studied
(b) having been studying
(c) he studied
(d) (his) studying
Q10. The population of Moscow has increased rapidly. As a result there is a housing shortage. As a result of the population of Moscow _____ rapidly, there is a housing shortage.
(b) had increased
(c) having increased
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