Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers MCQ Question Answers Class 12 English Poem 6

Aunt Jennifer's Tigers Class 12


CBSE Class 12 English Poem 6 Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers Multiple Choice Question Answers from Flamingo Book


Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers MCQ – MCQs of Class 12 English Flamingo reader Poem 6 Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers by Adrienne Rich. Students of Class 12 can prepare the MCQs of Poem 6 from the Flamingo reader published by NCERT. Each question has four options followed by the correct answer. Students can also take the free Online MCQ Test for Class 12.



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Q1- Who is the poet of the poem Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers?

A) Adrienne Rich
B) Jonathan Aaron
C) J. H. M. Abbott
D) Mark Abley


Q2- What is the poet known for?

A) She is widely known for her involvement in contemporary women’s movement as a poet and theorist
B) for her beauty
C) for her philosophy
D) for her poems


Q3- How many volumes of poetry has she published?

A) 18
B) 29
C) 39
D) 19


Q4- What does echo through her work?

A) A strong resistance to racism and militarism
B) her love for poetry
C) her passion of essay writing
D) her wish to publish her work


Q5- What issue does the poem Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers address?

A) constraints of women
B) constraints of married life a woman experiences
C) constraints of women as a poet
D) None


Q6- What do you understand by the words ‘denizens’ and ‘chivalric’ in the poem?

A) The dominant and highly arrogant attitude of the wild animal-tiger
B) tiger is a wild animal
C) tiger is hungry
D) beauty of the tiger


Q7- Which words depict the dominant and arrogant attitude of the wild animal in the poem ?

A) dominant
B) arrogant
C) adorable
D) denizens and chivalric


Q8- What do aunt Jennifer’s fluttering hands through her wool in the second stanza tell us?

A) the lost freedom and fear of Jennifer’s mind because marital restraints
B) her old age
C) her love for embridery and knitting
D) her love for tigers


Q9- Why is she finding the needle so hard to pull?

A) because of fluttering fingers
B) because of trembling hands
C) because of her fears
D) because of the heavy weight of her marriage ring


Q10- What does the image ‘massive weight of the wedding band ‘ mean?

A) wedding bond of hard married life
B) fatty structure of uncle
C) fatty body of aunty
D) heavy body of tiger


Q11- Of what or of whom is aunt Jennifer terrified of in the 3rd stanza?

A) of tigers
B) of her death
C) of her old age
D) of her dominant husband


Q12- What are the ordeals aunt Jennifer is surrounded by?

A) wild animals
B) old people
C) a heavy crowd
D) heavy responsibilities of married life


Q13- What is the significance of the word ringed?

A) responsibilities
B) heavy duties
C) fatty people
D) responsibilities that formed circles like a ring eurrounding her finger


Q14- What is the meaning of the word ‘ringed’?

A) circles of a ring
B) her wedding ring around finger
C) circles of responsibility of married life
D) none


Q15- What is the purpose of creating animals which are completely a contrast to aunt’s character?

A) to show her strength and ability of not giving up in the face of difficulties
B) her courage
C) her fears and strengths
D) none


Q16- What is the poet suggesting through the different nature of characters in the poem?

A) Diversity in nature
B) all are different and unique
C) simultaneous nature of fears and strengths of aunt. Though she has fears, yet she is not defeated by them
D) all


Q17- Tell and interpret the meaning of ‘Denizen of aworld of green’.

A) forest haters
B) forest lovers
C) forest dwellers
D) all


Q18- What is the attitude of the poet or speaker towards aunt Jennifer?

A) critic
B) very harsh and rude
C) indifferent
D) full of appreciation and sympathy


Q19- Does Aunt Jennifer need sympathy?

A) yes
B) no
C) no, more than sympathy she deserves praise
D) none



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Q20- What is the wedding band?

A) ring
B) ring ceremony
C) marriage between uncle and aunt
D) All


Q21- What did marriage bring for Jennifer?

A) unhappiness
B) loss of freedom
C) loss of freedom and burden as if she has put on a heavy band
D) a heavy mountain


Q22- What is still fresh in Jennifer’s mind?

A) happy moments
B) early days of marriage
C) uncle’s attitude
D) the old unhappy memories


Q23- What did ordeals or tough times do in Jennifer’s life?

A) they made her a hard hearted person
B) she developed hatred
C) she became weak
D) they crushed her artistic personality


Q24- Where do aunt’s tigers belong?

A) to a cage
B) zoo
C) mountains
D) world of green forests


Q25- What is the poet conveying through aunt Jennifer’s tiger?

A) wild life
B) courageous tigers
C) tigers and their courage
D) female existence and their fear of men

Q26- Interpret terrified hands.

A) Physical condition of aunt
B) mental stae of aunt
C) tensed ,troubled physical and mental state of aunt Jennifer
D) fears of aunt


Q27- What is the tone of the poem towards the end?

A) happy moments
B) resolving
C) hopeful
D) sad and tensed


Q28- How are aunt Jennifer’s tigers different from her?

A) aunt lives in a city and tigers in forests
B) aunt is old and tigers are young
C) tigers are courageous and carefree and aunt is terrified
D) none


Q29- What is aunt Jennifer loaded with?

A) weight of rings
B) weight of tigers
C) burden of household work
D) heavy responsibilities of married life


Q30- What lies heavily on aunt Jennifer’s hand?

A) needles
B) embrideries
C) work pressure
D) wedding ring


Q31- What does wedding ring represent?

A) beauty
B) expenses
C) unnecessary pressures of her dominant husband and responsibilities of married life
D) none


Q32- How do the Prancing tigers look?

A) just like diamond
B) just like Topaz
C) just like coal
D) just like stone


Q33- Why did aunt embroider tigers on the panel?

A) to express her supressed feelings
B) to express her strenghths
C) to express her fighting spirit of a warrior
D) All these


Q34- Why are tigers given the name Aunt Jennifer’s tigers?

A) because she created them as an expression to her inner feelings
B) because she brought them
C) because she bought them
D) because she nurtured them


Q35- How are tigers described in the poem?

A) as ferocious
B) fearless
C) chivalric
D) All these


Q36- What is the meaning of the word ‘Chivalric’?

A) ferocious
B) fearless
C) commanding and demanding high respect
D) None


Q37- What would Jennifer’s terrified hands tell after her death?

A) story of her life
B) her constrained married life
C) her strength to find her ways and beat the fears
D) All these


Q38- What is presented through uncle’s character?

A) Male strength
B)Man is powerful
C) man is like tigers
D) male chauvinism


Q39- Where are the tigers sleeping?

A) on the trees
B) on the mountain top
C) in the cage
D) in the caves


Q40- What is Aunt doing in the poem?

  1. Cooking
  2. Embroidery
  3. Reading
  4. Sleeping




1 A 11 D 21 C 31 C
2 A 12 D 22 D 32 B
3 D 13 D 23 D 33 D
4 A 14 C 24 D 34 A
5 B 15 A 25 D 35 D
6 A 16 C 26 C 36 C
7 D 17 C 27 D 37 D
8 A 18 D 28 C 38 D
9 D 19 C 29 D 39 D
10 A 20 C 30 D 40 B



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