Chapter-1: A Photograph

1. Who is the poet of the poem “A Photography”?

  • Walt Whitman
  • Shirley Toulson
  • Ted Hughes
  • William Wordsworth
Answer
Shirley Toulson

2. Why did the grandmother not accompany the author to his school in the city?

  • The author now went to school by his bicycle
  • The author now went to school in a motor-bus
  • The author now went to school in a rickshaw
  • ¬†None of these
Answer
The author now went to school in a motor-bus

3. Who were Betty” and Dolly?

  • Her neighbors
  • Her sisters
  • Narrator’s cousins
  • Cousins of poet’s mother
Answer
Cousins of poet’s mother

4. Where was the photograph taken ?

  • In a forest
  • ¬†On a beach
  • On a mountain top
  • None of these
Answer
On a beach

5. What has not changed ?

  • ¬†Belt and Dolly
  • ¬†The poetess’s mother
  • The poetess
  • The sea
Answer
The sea

6. the cardboard shows the picture of-

  • ¬†two schoolgirls
  • two real sisters
  • two neighbors
  • narrator’s mother and her two cousins
Answer
narrator’s mother and her two cousins

7. The uncle was-

  • ¬†standing silently
  • padding
  • ¬†holding his mother’s hand
  • standing with a camera
Answer
standing with a camera

8. The ‘Big Girl’ in the poem ‘A Photograph’ means-

  • the cldest cousin of the mother
  • ¬†the tallest of the girls
  • narrator’s mother
  • the heaviest of the girls
Answer
narrator’s mother

9. She has been dead-

  • soon
  • nearly as many years as she lived
  • ¬†long ago
  • ¬†only recently
Answer
nearly as many years as she lived

10. The word ‘both’ in the poem “A Photograph” stands for-

  • ¬†the narrator and his friends
  • ¬†the mother and her cousins
  • narrator and her mother
  • narrator and her neighbors
Answer
narrator and her mother

11. In the poem ‘A Photograph’ what was her past ?

  • Her memories
  • Her youth
  • The sea holiday that she enjoyed with her cousins
  • Her childhood.
Answer
The sea holiday that she enjoyed with her cousins

12. What type of loss did Mother feel while looking at her photograph 7

  • The loss of her youth
  • The loss of her beauty
  • The loss of her childhood
  • The loss of her innocence
Answer
The loss of her childhood

13. What was the world “Cardboard” denote in the poem ?

  • A memory
  • Permanent photorecord
  • A picture
  • Nene of these
Answer
Permanent photorecord

14. The uncle’s camera captures her mother smiling and the sweet face with her two…

  • cousins
  • ¬†friends
  • ¬†sisters
  • ¬†None of these
Answer
cousins

15. Why did the poet try to forget memories of her mother?

  • She is no more alive
  • He loves her too much
  • It was painful
  • None of these
Answer
She is no more alive

16. What does the camera capture ?

  • Smiling faces
  • Beautifully dressed and smiling faces
  • Sweet dreams
  • None of these
Answer
Beautifully dressed and smiling faces

17. Whose feet are called transient?

  • ¬†Dolly’s
  • ¬†Betty’s
  • The poetess’s mother’s
  • All of these
Answer
The poetess’s mother’s

18. What was the favourite memory of her mother?

  • ¬†beach holidays
  • school memories
  • ¬†vacations
  • None of the above
Answer
 beach holidays

19. After how many years did her mother laugh on seeing the photograph?

  • twenty-one
  • ¬†twenty-three
  • ¬†twelve
  • twenty-five
Answer
 twenty-three

20. How many people were in the photograph?

  • two girls
  • three girls
  • ¬†two girls and one boy
  • only her mother
Answer
three girls

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