MCQs of Class 12 English Chapter 2, The Tiger King by Kalki have been compiled for students to practice. Students of Class 12 can prepare the MCQs of Chapter 2- The Tiger King from NCERT Vistas book. Each question has four options followed by the correct answer. Students can also take a free test of the MCQs of The Tiger King.These MCQ Questions have been selected based on the latest exam pattern as announced by CBSE.
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|Q1- Who is the author of The Tiger King?
A) Ramaswamy Aiyer Krishnamurthy
|Q2- What is author’s pen name?
|Q3- From where did the author derive his name?
A) from the prefix of his name
|Q4- What is the theme of the story?
|Q5- On which issue is the story The Tiger King a satire on?
A) on people
|Q6- About which time is the story based?
A) ancient times
|Q7- Under whose rule were the kings living?
A) sovereign rule
Correct Answer: D
|Q8- What does Durai mean in the story?
A) Cief leader in bengal
|Q9- Who was Duraisani?
A) an old lady
|Q10- Who is The Tiger King in the story?
A) Sir Jilani Jung Jung Bahadur
|Q11- What did the astrologer predict?
A) the boy will be a king
|Q12- What did the king utter to astrologer’s prediction?
A) let tigers watch
|Q13- How did the child grow?
A) drinkinking goat’s milk like other royal chidren
|Q14- Who brought up the king?
A) a nanny
|Q15- At what age the boy crowned as king?
|Q16- How did the king challenge the prediction of the astrologer?
A) by killing the first tiger
|Q17- When did the Prince marry?
A) at the age of 20
|Q18- Whom did the King marry?
A) to a girl
|Q19- What is the theme of the story?
A) Desire of power
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|Q20- Why did the King decide to marry?
A) to buy tigers
|Q21- What became the cause of King’s death?
A) a tiger
|Q22- What pierced Maharaja’s right hand?
A) the slivers on toy tiger’s body
|Q23- Who actually shot the 100th tiger?
A) one of the hunters who accompanied the king
|Q24- Why was the king called The Tiger King?
A) he was fond of tigers
|Q25- Why did Maharaja put a ban on Tiger hunting in his state?
A) to prove the priest’s prediction wrong
|Q26- What does Kalki trying to show in this story?
A) The futility of going against the destiny
|Q27- What is the irony in the story?
A) kings desire to prove predictions wrong
|Q28- Why was the king in danger of losing his kingdom?
A) because he prohibited British officer from killing a tiger
|Q29- What did the Maharaja do to ensure his safety?
A) He owned tigers
|Q30- How did the 100th tiger take its revenge?
A) a silver on toy tiger’s body pricked his finger
|Q31- Why was the Maharaja so anxious to kill 100th tiger?
A) to ensure his safety and to prove prediction wrong
|Q32- Why did the Maharaja double the tax?
A) In his rage against the disappearance of the sheep and to find 100th tiger
|Q33- Why did the king send rings to British official’s wife?
A) to save his state and to please The British
|Q34- What proved the Dewan’s resorcefulness?
A) his wits
|Q35- What birthday gift did the Maharaja present to his 3 years old son?
A) a toy
|Q36- What is the moral of the story?
|Q37- What literary device has been used in the story?
A) metaphorical expressions
|Q38- How has the writer has proved the futility of king’s desire?
A) by showing him a victim of a toy tiger
|Q39- What shows the false ego and pride of the king in the story?
A) his killing of tigers and no concern for nature
|Q40- Why did The King not permit British officer to click a picture with the dead tiger?
A) to prove his might
B) he was scared of the British
C) because it was against the rules of his state
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