Keeping Quiet Class 12 MCQ Questions with Answers English Poem 3

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Q1. What does the title of the poem suggest?

A) Inactivity
B) noise
C) unhappiness
D) Maintenance of silence

D) Maintenance of silence


Q2. What does the poem speak about?

A) the necessity to be happy
B) the necessity to introspect , understand and have feelings of brotherhood
C) the necessity to work quietly
D) none

B) the necessity to introspect , understand and have feelings of brotherhood


Q3. What does counting upto 12 signify and how will it help?

A) hours of the day
B) months of a year
C) it will help to create peace and harmony
D) all

D) all


Q5. What does the style of the poem symbolise, that the poet used to write with?

A) desires
B) happiness
C) hope
D) desire and hope

D) desire and hope


Q6. What is the original language of the poem ?

A) English
B) French
C) Pali
D) Spanish

D) Spanish


Q7. What is the essence or message of the poem ?

A) introspection and retrospection to be more peaceful and be in harmony
B) to prosper
C) to be happier
D) to reach out more people

A) introspection and retrospection to be more peaceful and be in harmony


Q8. What does the poet feel is needed to be at peace?

A) meeting with people
B) talking with people
C) interaction with the people
D) Soul searching

D) Soul searching


Q9. According to the poet what creates barriers?

A) interactions
B) reactions
C) fighting
D) languages

D) languages


Q10. Why does the poet ask people not to speak?

A) because it creates noise
B) he doesn’t like noise
C) it makes things unpleasant
D) because it creates barriers or obstacles in the form of misunderstanding amongst people

D) because it creates barriers or obstacles in the form of misunderstanding amongst people


Q11. What is the rhyming scheme used in the poem?

A) enclosed rhyme
B) Monorhyme
C) sonnet
D) Free verse

D) Free verse


Q12. How is keeping quiet related to life and can change attitude?

A) it helps to think and search soul
B) helps to scratch one’s soul
C) helps to develop new thinking process
D) All these

D) All these


Q13. Fishermen in the cold sea would not harm

(a) seahorses
(b) mermaids
(c) whales
(d) tortoises

(c) whales


Q14. What kind of a moment would it be when everyone is silent

(a) terrible
(b) painful
(c) exotic
(d) unforgettable

(c) exotic


Q15. The poet appeals to the readers to keep quiet for

(a) twenty seconds
(b) 1 hour
(c) thirty seconds
(d) twelve seconds

(d) twelve seconds


Q16. What can human beings learn from nature?

(a) beauty
(b) keeping quiet
(c) to be happy
(d) working with silence

(d) working with silence


Q17. What symbol from nature the poet uses to prove that keeping quiet is not total inactivity?

(a) Sun
(b) Soil
(c) earth
(d) Nature and earth

(d) Nature and earth


Q18. How will silence benefit the man and nature?

(a) both will be friends
(b) man will know nature better
(c) man will be healthy
(d) man will stop hurting nature and both will heal themselves

(d) man will stop hurting nature and both will heal themselves


Q19. While gathering salt, what will happen to the man if he keep silent for a moment?

(a) he will stop dropping it
(b) he will look at the ground
(c) he will walk carefully
(d) he will think of the harm the salt is doing to his hands

(d) he will think of the harm the salt is doing to his hands


Q20. Why is the poet asking everyone not to speak any language?

(a) to avoid noise
(b) to avoid loud voices
(c) to avoid people
(d) to avoid conflicts and misunderstandings

(d) to avoid conflicts and misunderstandings


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