CBSE Class 10 English Chapter 1 Dust of Snow MCQ

CBSE Class 10 English MCQ Chapter 1 Dust of Snow

CBSE Class 10 English MCQ Chapter 1 consists of two poems. One is Dust of Snow, and another is Fire and Ice. Here, we have provided the multiple-choice questions based on the extract for the CBSE Dust of Snow Class 10 poem. Students must practise these CBSE Class 10 English Dust of Snow MCQs to boost their preparation for the 2022-23 board exam. They may come across some of these questions in the upcoming exams. So, solving these CBSE Class 10 English MCQ Chapter 1 Dust of Snow will help students to prepare better for the English exam and also boost their confidence level.

CBSE Class 10 English MCQ Chapter 1 Dust of Snow with Answers

CBSE Class 10 Dust of Snow MCQs based on the extract

The way a crow

Shook down on me

The dust of snow

From a hemlock tree

Has given my heart

A change of mood

And saved some part

Of a day I had rued.

i) Of the many symbols the hemlock tree represents, choose the one that Frost drew upon, in all likelihood, for this poem.

Symbol of

a) longevity

b) togetherness

c) healing

d) protection

Correct Answer: Option (c)

ii) Choose the option that lists the possible feelings of the poet prior to the experience shared in the poem.

1) reassured

2) disappointed

3) curious

4) demotivated

5) thankful

6) disheartened

7) impulsive

a) 1, 3 & 7

b) 2, 4 & 6

c) 5 & 7

d) 1 & 3

Correct Answer: Option (b)

iii) Identify the option that DOES NOT use the word ‘rue’ correctly.

a) The film was a disaster, and he rued his decision to act in it.

b) I am sure she rued the day she listened to a fortune-teller.

c) It wasn’t long before I rued my disobedience and my deceit.

d) Others finally rue the one who is dishonest and heartless.

Correct Answer: Option (d)

iv) Synecdoche is a poetic device that uses a part to represent the whole. For example, that’s a great set of wheels! (Set of wheels has been used for the car.)

Pick an example of synecdoche from the poem.

a) Has given my heart A change of mood

b) The way a crow/Shook down on me

c) The dust of snow/From a hemlock tree

d) And saved some part/Of a day I had rued

Correct Answer: Option (a)

v) Choose the option showing the reason NOT corresponding with “… a crow/Shook down on me/The dust of snow”.

a) The crow’s landing on the branch of the tree.

b) The shivering of the crow due to the cold.

c) The readjustment of the position of the crow on the branch.

d) The cawing of the crow hidden in the foliage.

Correct Answer: Option (d)

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