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CBSE Notes 2011-2012

Read the following extract carefully and answer the questions that follow by choosing the most appro...

Multiple choice question

Read the following extract carefully and answer the questions that follow by
choosing the most appropriate alternative from those given below :
(CBSE (CCE) Examination, 2010)

Then a soldier Full of strange oaths and bearded like the pard,
Jealous in honour, sudden and quick in quarrel,
Seeking in the bubble reputation Even in the cannon's mouth

(a) To which stage of life does the soldier belong ?

(i) second stage
(ii) third stage
(iii) fourth stage
(iv) fifth stage

(b) The bubble symbolises the

(i) delicate life.
(ii) sophisticated life.
(iii) short life.
(iv) transparent life.

(c) Cannon's mouth means
(i) easy situations.
(ii) favourable situation.
(iii) tough situations.
(iv) deadly situation.

unknown

(a)(i),(b)(iv),(c)(ii)

unknown

(a)(iv),(b)(iv),(c)(i)

unknown

(a)(iii),(b)(iii),(c)(iii)

unknown

(a)(i),(b)(ii),(c)(i)