My Mother at Sixty Six MCQ Question Answers
MCQs of Class 12 English Poem 1, My Mother at Sixty Six by Kamala Das have been compiled for students to practice. Students of Class 12 can prepare the MCQs of Poem 1, My Mother at Sixty Six from NCERT Flamingo book. Each question has four options followed by the correct answer. Students can also take a free test of the MCQs of My Mother at Sixty Six. These MCQ Questions have been selected based on the latest exam pattern as announced by CBSE.
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My Mother at Sixty Six MCQs Flamingo book Poem 1
|Q1- Who is the poet of this poem?
A) John Keats
|Q2- What is her work known for?
A) for its originality, versatility and flavour of the soil
|Q3- What is the kind of pain and ache that the poet feels?
A) Losing her mother
|Q4- In which languages has Kamla Das written stories and novels?
A) English and Tamil
|Q5- Name the poetic devices used in the poem.
|Q6- What is the significance of the title My Mother at Sixty Six?
A) Poet’s fear of losing her old mother
|Q7- Which poetic device is used in “Trees sprinting-” ?
|Q8- What is the distinctive feature of the poem?
A) its metaphors
|Q9- What does this narrative style of the poem signify?
A) differing thoughts
|Q10- What is the main idea of the poem?
A) Painful old age
|Q11- What did the poet realize with pain?
A) her mother’s appearance like a corpse
|Q12- What is the familiar ache?
A) her childhood fear of losing her mother
|Q13- What do the running trees signify?
A) fast moving appearance
B) speed of the moving car
C) fast moving change in human life from childhood to old age
|Q14- Who lives at Cochin?
B) Her parents
C) Both A and B
D) None of them
|Q15- What does ‘ashen face ‘ signify?
A) colour of face
B) face is covered with ash
C) Pale and lifeless face of poet’s mother
D) to show ugly face
|Q16- What does the poet notice outside the car ?
A) sprinting trees and running children
B) schools and roads
C) other vehicles
D) many people on the road
|Q17- What do the parting words “See you soon Amma” signify?
A) her carelessness
B) Her optimistic farewell full of cheerfulness
C) she bids goodbye like this
D) she is in a hurry
|Q18- What does the poet’s smile signify in the poem?
A) Her assurance to mother and helplessness inside
B) she has a responsibility
C) she has to do her duty first
D) she is a loving daughter
Q19- What is the universality of the theme of the poem?
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|Q20- What worried the poet when she looked at her mother?
A) her face
|Q21- Why did the poet look at her mother again?
A) because she was busy
|Q22- Why has the poet used the imagery of merry children spilling out of their homes?
A) to show hope
|Q23- Which Rhyming scheme is used in the poem?
A) coupled rhyme
C) Alternate rhyme
D) free verse
|Q24- Quote an example of a simile used in the poem.
A) familiar ache
|Q25- Quote an example of a metaphor used in the poem.
A) as a late winter’s moon
|Q26- Quote an example of alliteration used in the poem.
A) like ashen
|Q27- Quote an example of personification used in the poem.
A) sprinting trees
|Q28- Why does the poet feel scared?
A) Because of her duties and commitments
|Q29- Why does the poet feel parted, upset and sad?
A) because of her fears
|Q30- What is the tone of the poem towards the end?
|Q31- What does the narrative single sentence style of the poem highlight?
A) Poet’s feelings
|Q32- What does the poem revolve around?
A) poet’s fears
|Q33- What question arises from the complexity of the situation in the poem?
A) what to do in old age
|Q34- How is the imagery of ‘young trees and merry children’ a contrast to the mother?
A) mother is old in comparison to the trees and children
|Q35- What does the expression smile, smile and smile signify?
A) poet was going home and was elated
|Q36- What was the expression of the poet’s face while parting from her mother?
|Q37- Whose house the poet was leaving?
A) her friend’s house
|Q38- What was the poet’s childhood fear?
A) Parting from her husband
|Q39- What were the words she used while parting from her mother?
A) See you soon Ba
|Q40- What pangs did she feel when she looked at her mother?
A) Pangs of headache
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