Class 10th English Objective Question

Once Upon a Time (Prose Section) Objective Question Answer 2023 || Class 10th English Objective Question Answer Matric Exam 2023

OBJECTIVE QUESTIONS

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1. Who delivered the speech “Once Upon a Time” ?

(a) Jon Lexau
(b) Leo Tolstoy
(c) Satyajit Ray
(d) Toni Morrison

(d) Toni Morrison


2. Which of the following story has been written by Toni Morrison ?

(a) Me and the ecology bit
(b) Acceptance Speech
(c) Once Upon a Time
(d) Gillu

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(c) Once Upon a Time


3. Who among the following had received the Nobel Prize in Literature ?

(a) Toni Morrison
(b) Aung San Suu Kyi
(c) Mahadevi Verma
(d) Abdullah Joelam

(a) Toni Morrison


4. Toni Morrison was _____ woman to receive the Nobel Prize.

(a) first
(b) eighth
(c) fifth
(d) tetnth

(b) eighth


5. Toni Morrison was _____ black woman to receive the Nobel Prize.

(a) second
(b) third
(c) fourth
(d) first

(d) first


6. In which year did Toni Morrison receive the Nobel Prize ?

(a) 1990
(b) 1998
(c) 1993
(d) 1950

(c) 1993


7. Toni Morrison also won the ______ prize for fiction.

(a) Pulitzer
(b) Magasasy
(c) Sahitya Akademi
(d) Booker

(a) Pulitzer


8. The speech, “Once Upon a Time” wonderfully exhibits how the proper usage of ______ could bring about changes and big revolution ?

(a) language
(b) gun
(c) power
(d) money

(a) language


9. The speech, “Once upon a time” exhibits that language should be ______ .

(a) easy and powerful
(b) living and vibrant
(c) easy and flowery
(d) none of the above

(b) living and vibrant


10. Who received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1993 ?

(a) Jon Lexau
(b) Leo Tolstoy
(c) Satyajit Ray
(d) Toni Morrison

(d) Toni Morrison


11. Where did the old wise lady live ?

(a) in a small house
(b) in a small house
(c) in a temple
(d) in a mosque

(a) in a small house


12. The old woman was

(a) rich and proud
(b) umble and rich
(c) wise and rich
(d) blind and wise

(d) blind and wise


13. The folklore narrated by Toni Morrison is present in _______ .

(a) one culture
(b) jungles of Africa
(c) many cultures
(d) Saudi Arabia

(c) many cultures


14. Who is the father of that old woman ?

(a) Black American Slave
(b) Black African Slave
(c) White racist man
(d) Brown Indian man

(a) Black American Slave


15. Where did the old woman live ?

(a) inside the town
(b) middle of the town
(c) outside the town
(d) in a jungle

(c) outside the town


16. Her reputation for wisdom is spread ______

(a) far away
(b) near
(c) locally
(d) globally

(a) far away


17. Among her people, the old woman is both law and its ______

(a) protector
(b) police
(c) book
(d) transgressor

(d) transgressor


18. Among her people, the old woman is both ______ and its transgression.

(a) protector
(b) law
(c) wise
(d) None of the above

(b) law


19. One day, the woman is visited by some ______

(a) young men
(b) thieves
(c) honest people
(d) old men

(a) young men


20. Why did some people visit the old woman ?

(a) to disprove her clairvoyance and proving her to be a fraud.
(b) to prove her clairvoyance and proving her to be a fraud.
(c) to disprove her clairvoyance and proving her to be a prophet.
(d) to witness her clairvoyance and proving her to be a genuine.

(a) to disprove her clairvoyance and proving her to be a fraud.


21. What does the old woman know about her visitors ?

(a) intelligence
(b) colour
(c) motive
(d) their dress code

(c) motive


22. What did the young men hold in their hand ?

(a) a cub
(b) a kitten
(c) a frog
(d) a bird

(d) a bird


23. What question did the ask about the bird to the old woman ?

(a) whether the bird is red or green ?
(b) whether the bird can fly or not?
(c) whether the bird is dead or alive?
(d) type of the bird’s beak

(c) whether the bird is dead or alive?


24. Which physical disability did the old woman have ?

(a) blindness
(b) deafness
(c) dumbness
(d) loco-motor disorder

(a) blindness


25. What does the bird signify to the writer ?

(a) sports
(b) language
(c) darkness
(d) hope

(b) language


26. What did the old woman signify to the writer?

(a) practised writer
(b) intelligence
(c) epitome of love
(d) all of the above

(a) practised writer


27. What did the old woman mean when she said, “The bird is in your hands.”

(a) the future of language is in your hands.
(b) you have no control over future
(b) the future is in your hands.
(d) free the bird

(a) the future of language is in your hands.


28. The old woman said to the young boys that the future of ______ is yours.

(a) America
(b) language
(c) bird
(d) world

(b) language


29. The old woman taught the young boys, how to see without _______

(a) eyes
(b) imagination
(c) pictures
(d) optical device

(c) pictures


30. The young men learnt that language alone is _______

(a) spoken
(b) method of communication
(c) love
(d) meditation

(d) meditation


31. Complete the following sentence based on “Once Upon a Time”. “tell us what it is to be a woman so that we may know what it is to be a ______ “

(a) man
(b) woman
(c) mother
(d) bird

(a) man  


32. Language alone protects us from the ______ of things with no names.

(a) love
(b) scariness
(c) wisdom
(d) all of the above

(b) scariness


33. I trust you with the ______ that is in your hands.

(a) cat
(b) dog
(c) bird
(d) biscuit

(c) bird


34. The boy will have a ______ in three years.

(a) job
(b) bat
(c) ball
(d) gun

(d) gun


35. The girl offers ______, pieces of meat and something more: a glance into the eyes of the one she serves.

(a) bread
(b) tea
(c) rice
(d) samosa

(Note: Other underlined words too cab be asked).

(a) bread


36.They are not responsible only for the act of

(a) jake
(b) joy
(c) foolish
(d) mockery

(d) mockery


37. Who steps away from the light when the inn door opens ?

(a) An old man and old lady
(b) Sachin and Sehwag
(c) a boy and a girl
(d) an angel with feather

(c) a boy and a girl


38. The young men wanted to know about the ships turned away from shorelines at ______ .

(a) easter
(b) Christmas
(c) Dipawali
(d) good Friday

(a) easter


39. What did the boy carry with a jug of warm cider ?

(a) notebook in
(b) pen
(c) a gun
(d) a lamp

(d) a lamp


40. Which of the following doesn’t describe the old lady

(a) blind
(b) black
(c) female
(d) cunning

(d) cunning


41. Who was the first black woman to receive the Nobel Prize in literature ?

(a) Aung San Suu Kyi
(b) Toni Morrison
(c) Mahadevi Verma
(d) Arundhati Roy

(b) Toni Morrison


42. The old woman was blind but ______

(a) rich
(b) wise
(c) fool
(d) fairy

(b) wise


43. Did she know about their motive ?

(a) No
(b) Confused
(c) Yes
(d) None of these

(c) Yes


44. One of the young people choose the old woman as

(a) practiced writer
(b) poet
(c) dancer
(d) prophet

(a) practiced writer


45. I hold in my hand ______

(a) a bird
(b) a stone
(c) a pot
(d) a glass

(a) a bird


46. The old woman was … …….. enough to know she could not help young people.

(a) Suspicious
(b) Stupid
(c) Intelligent
(d) Strong

(c) Intelligent


47. The young people asked the old woman a question whose answer called only be given by one who could

(a) See
(b) Hear
(c) Smell
(d) Read

(a) See


48. Every one of the slaves knew that the next stop will be their

(a) Last
(b) First
(c) Second
(d) Fourth

(a) Last


49. The old woman was …… enough to know she could not help the young people.

(a) stupid
(b) intelligent
(c) strong
(d) suspicious

(b) intelligent


50. Which of the following is the recent novel of Toni Morrison ?

(a) Merchant
(b) Apartheid
(c) Paradise
(d) None of these

(c) Paradise

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