Tuesday, April 25, 2023

MCQ of Our Casuarina Tree by Toru Dutta. LCC 1. Kalyani University. 1st Semester


1. This poem was published in—

a) Ancient Ballads and Legends of Hindustan.

b) French Fields

c) Poem Collection of Toru Dutt

d) Best of Toru Dutta

2. The write of this poem is—

a) Shakespeare

b) Jayanta Mahapatra

c) Toru Dutt

d) Sarojini Naidu

3. This poem was published in—

a) 1880

b) 1881

c) 1882.

d) 1883

4. The tree described in this poem is—

a) Oak tree

b) Casuarina tree

c) Mango Tree

d) Banyan tree

5. Here the creeper is compared to a—

a) Python

b) Cobra

c) Cloud

d) Waterfalls

6. The trunk of the tree was—

a) Smooth

b) Square 

c) Short

d) Rugged

7. On the trunk, the creeper makes—

a) Deep scars

b) Deep holes

c) Straight lines

d) No mark

8. The poetess imagines that the summit of the tree has reached—

a) The cloud

b) Rainbow

c) Stars

d) Horizon line

9. _______________ embraces the tree round and round.—

a) Python 

b) Creeper

c) Leaves

d) Bark

10. The tree takes the creeper as—

a) Scarf

b) Swal

c) Blanket

d) Rope

11. The tree wears the creeper—

a) Unwillingly

b) Gallantly

c) Fearfully

d) Sadly

12. Due to the embraces of the creeper, the other tree would have—

a) Live longer

b) Gone taller

c) Been beautiful

d) Died.

13. The colour of Casuarina’s flower is—

a) Crimson/ red

b) Yellow

c) White

d) Purple

14. The flowers of the tree attract—

a) Python

b) Bird

c) Bee

d) Both bird and bee

15. At night, the garden gets overflowed by—

a) Song of birds

b) Smell of flowers

c) Buzzing sound of bee

d) Song of cricket

16. The song heard during night seems—

a) Hoars

b) Little lasting

c) To have no close

d) None of above

17. At dawn, the poetess looks at the tree through—

a) Casement

b) Door

c) Balcony

d) Wall hole

18. The poetess discovers on the crest/ top of the tree—

a) Bird

b) Monkey

c) Baby monkey

d) Baboon

19. The colour of the  baboon was—

a) Black

b) Gray

c) White

d) Black and white

20. The baboon is seen mostly in—

a) Summer

b) Rain

c) Winter

d) Spring

21. Sitting on the top, the baboon watches—

a) Sunrise

b) Rain

c) The poetess

d) Sunset

22. The baboon sits like—

a) Idol

b) Statue

c) Toy

d) Tree

23. On the lower branches, there were—

a) More baboons

b) Birds

c) Baboon’s little offspring

d) None

24. ____________ hail the day.—

a) Baboon

b) Birds

c) Wind

d) Kokilas

25. The sleepy cows went to —

a) Home

b) River

c) Pond

d) Pastures

26. The colour of the tree was—

a) Hoar/ gray

b) Black

c) Brown

d) Green

27. The tree’s shadow falls on—

a) Broad tank.

b) Field

c) Poet’s house

d) River

28. ______________ spring in the tank.—

a) Lotus

b) Water lilies

c) Daffodils

d) Roses

29. The lilies on the tank look like—

a) Snow

b) Cloud

c) Fog

d) Python

30. The tree is dear to the poetess for—

a) Its hugeness/ magnificence

b) Its colour

c) Memory with it

d) Baboon

31. Under the tree, the poets had played with—

a) Sweet companions

b) Other players

c) Other poets

d) Parents

32. The poetess could think of the tree until –

a) She got tired

b) Her eyes got drenched with hot tears

c) She slept

d) She began to sing

33. The dirge like murmur is—

a) The song of bird

b) The song of wind

c) The sound of sea wave

d) Tree’s lament

34. The word ‘dirge’ means—

a) Bird song

b) Wind song

c) Kind of play

d) Mournful song usually during funeral.

35. The lament of the tree seems to the poetess like—

a) Sound of violin

b) Song of birds

c) Sound of sea breaking

d) Sound of wind

36. Here the ‘eerie speech’ refers to—

e) Lament of tree

f) Song of birds

g) Sound of sea breaking

h) Sound of wind

37. ‘Water-wraith’ means—

a) Big fish

b) Ghost in water

c) Waves

d) Ships

38. The classic shores mentioned in the poem are of—

a) Brazil

b) France

c) Italy

d) Both France and Italy

39. Here the word ‘shingle’ means—

a) Beach

b) High

c) Heavy

d) Full of rock or stone

40. “Thy form”—the form refers to—

a) Tree

b) Baboon

c) Companions

d) Cows

41. In poetess happy prime/ youth, she had seen the tree in—

a) Native clime/ mother land

b) Neighbour village

c) France

d) Italy

42. In inner mind of the poetess, the tree rose in form of—

a) Baboon

b) Companions

c) Sea

d) Sublime

43. She would offer to the tree a—

a) A lay/ song

b) A flower

c) A baboon

d) Photo

44. The beloved friends are now—

a) In eternal sleep/ dead

b) All alive

c) Playing under the tree

d) In France or Italy

45. Who are dearer to the poetess?—

a) The tree

b) Parents

c) Sweet childhood companions

d) Motherland

46. The deathless trees are in—

a) Borrowdale

b) Himalaya

c) Dooars

d) Forests in France

47. Borrowdale valley is located in—

a) Cumberland, England

b) France

c) Italy

d) America

48. The trees in Borrowdale have seen—

a) So many deaths

b) Poetess

c) Her friends

d) None of above

49. ___________ will defend the tree from oblivion’s curse.—

a) Poetess’ love

b) Friends’ love

c) Baboon

d) Sun

50. The word ‘oblivion’ means—

a) Love

b) Anguish

c) State of forgetfulness 

d) Memory

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