Chapter-4: Childhood

1. Who is the poet of the poem ‘Childhood’?

  • ¬†Elizabeth Jennings
  • Shirley Toulson
  • Markus Natten
  • ¬†William Wordsworth
Answer
Markus Natten

2. In the poem ‘Childhood’ The poet wants to know-

  • the day he became responsible
  • the day he became an adult
  • the day he became wise
  • the day he lost his childhood
Answer
the day he lost his childhood

3.¬† *We in the poem “Childhood’ stands for-

  • the father and mother
  • ¬†the poet and his wife
  • the father and the son
  • the parents of the poet
Answer
the father and the son

4. What is hidden in an infant’s face?

  • Innocence
  • ¬†Beauty
  • Freshness
  • Lost childhood
Answer
Walt Whitman Lost childhood

5.¬† Therefore could not be’ here means-

  • ¬†they could not be found
  • ¬†they could not exist
  • they could not continue
  • ¬†they could not trouble
Answer
Walt Whitman they could not exist

6. My mind was mine means-

  • ¬†I could use my mind
  • I had my mind
  • ¬†I could think independently
  • when I had a mature mind
Answer
I could think independently

7. What is that the poet eager to know in the poem “Childhood”

  • ¬†about hell and heaven
  • about his life
  • ¬†about his future
  • where his childhood had gon
Answer
where his childhood had gon

8. Adults talked-

  • of love and preached of love
  • but loved no one
  • did not act so lovingly
  • of love but hated others
Answer
of love and preached of love

9. Preached for love in the poem ‘Childhood’ means-

  • only talked of love and nothing else
  • ¬†talked of love and loved too
  • only talked of love
  • talked of love but didn’t act lovingly
Answer
talked of love but didn’t act lovingly

10. In the poem “Childhood’ ‘mine alone’ means-

  • ¬†not shared by others
  • ¬†not influenced by others
  • ¬†not troubled by others
  • for myself only
Answer
not influenced by others

11. How does the poet seem to feel about the loss of his childhood ?

  • Surprised
  • ¬†Regretful
  • ¬†Sad
  • Happy
Answer
Regretful

12. The poet is . . about adulthood.

  • ¬†happy
  • unhappy
  • dissatisfied
  • ¬†satisfied
Answer
unhappy

13. What could not be found in Geography books ?

  • Hell and Heaven
  • ¬†Crops
  • ¬†Forests
  • ¬†Countries
Answer
Hell and Heaven

14. In the poem “Childhood”, what does the poet say about adults ?

  • ¬†They are not so as they seem to be
  • They are true
  • ¬†They are lovingly
  • ¬†They are so as they seem to be
Answer
They are not so as they seem to be

15. When did the poet’s childhood go

  • He was I1 years old
  • He was 12 years old
  • He was 13 years old
  • ¬†None of these
Answer
He was I1 years old

16. Where is the poet able to find his lost childhood?

  • ¬†in the innocent facts of the infant
  • In his younger brother,
  • In his parents’ love
  • None of these
Answer
in the innocent facts of the infant

17. Where can one find real childhood ?

  • In an infant
  • ¬†In the face of an infant
  • ¬†In the behaviour of an infant
  • ¬†None of these
Answer
In an infant

18. The childhood can be found in …..

  • ¬†infants
  • ¬†forgotten places
  • remembering it
  • ¬†None of these
Answer
infants

19. Why do adults talk and preach of love but do not act lovingly?

  • ¬†because they are hypocrites
  • because they are double-faced
  • ¬†because they do not want to
  • ¬†because they invest in only those whom they find interesting
Answer
 because they are hypocrites 

20. Antithesis is where two opposite words are used together in a sentence in a poem, where did the poet use it?

  • ¬†infant‚Äôs face
  • ¬†forgotten place
  • ¬†Hell and Heaven
  • ¬†preached of love
Answer
Hell and Heaven

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