The Proposal MCQ Question Answers Class 10 English Chapter 11


The Proposal MCQ Question Answers


CBSE Class 10 English Chapter 11 “The Proposal Multiple Choice Question Answers from First Flight Book


The Proposal MCQs – Here is a Compilation of Class 10 English MCQs from the First Flight Book of Chapter 11 The Proposal by Anton Chekov has been compiled for students to practice. Students of Class 10 can prepare the MCQs of Chapter 11 The Proposal from the NCERT First Flight book. Each question has four options followed by the correct answer. Students can also take a free test of the MCQs of The Proposal. These MCQ Questions have been selected based on the latest exam pattern as announced by CBSE.


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Q1- Who is the writer of the play “The Proposal”?

A) Robert Frost
B) Anton Chekov
C) Carolyn Wells
D) Robin Klein


Q2- What request did Chubukov think Lomov would make?

A) ask for her daughter’s hand in marriage
B) borrow money
C) borrow land
D) all of the above


Q3- Why was Lomov wearing his evening dress?

A) to pay New Year Eve’s visit
B) ask for his daughter’s hand in marriage
C) borrow money
D) borrow land


Q4- Who does Chubukov call a “lovesick cat”?

A) Lomov
B) himself
C) his maid
D) Natalya


Q5- ” And it’s impossible for me not to marry”. Why does he say so?

A) He’s 35 already
B) He suffer from palpitations
C) He has troubled sleep
D) All of the above


Q6- Where do Lomov and Natalya get on the wrong foot?

A) While talking about the weather
B) While talking about their land
C) While talking about their family relations
D) While the proposal


Q7- Which land were they fighting about?

A) Oxen Meadows
B) Birchwoods
C) Burnt Marsh
D) All of the above

Q8- What is Lomov’s side of justification about the land?

A) their land extended till Burnt Marsh
B) his grandmother always talked about it
C) his grandmother gave it to her great grandfather’s peasants
D) both 1 and 2


Q9- Why was Natalya arguing about the land?

A) she can’t stand unfairness
B) it was worth a lot
C) she was jealous of Lomov
D) All of the above


Q10- What explanation did Lomov give for his shouting?

A) his frustration
B) his short temper
C) his palpitations
D) he can’t stand unfairness


Q11- What did Chubukov had to say about the land?

A) they were his
B) They were Lomov’s
C) they were still disputed
D) they belong to none of them


Q12- Who threatened to take the matter to court?

A) Natalya
B) Lomov
C) Chubukov
D) None


Q13- How did Natalya react when her father told Lomov was here to propose her?

A) she gets angry
B) she sends her father to get him
C) she’s amazed
D) both 2 and 3


Q14- Why did Chubukov think it was a curse to be a father of a grown up daughter?

A) he had to go to call the man they had just shun out
B) he had to go to call the man who insulted them
C) he had to go call tthe man who shouted at them
D) All of the above


Q15- What was the topic of the second arguement?

A) the land
B) the proposal
C) the dogs
D) none


Q16- When does Natalya accept the proposal?

A) when Lomov went unconscious
B) when they finished arguing
C) when he proposed her
D) when Lomov came back in


Q17- What do they argue about after holding each other’s hands?

A) dogs
B) land
C) marriage venue
D) the cuisine

Q18- How are the Lomovs and Chubukovs related?

A) friends
B) cousins
C) neighbours
D) business associates


Q19- What had Natalya been doing when Lomov called for her?

A) cleaning the house
B) washing clothes
C) shelling peas
D) cooking food


Q20- What did Natalya offer Lomov?

A) tea
B) brakfast
C) coffee
D) lunch


Q21- The play is set in which country?

A) India
B) France
C) Russia
D) Japan


Q22- What is the name of Lomov’s dog?

A) Guess
B) Guard
C) Squeezer
D) Sweater


Q23- According to Lomov, what amount would be good enough for buying squeezer?

A) 60 Roubles
B) 35 Roubles
C) 25 Roubles
D) 40 Roubles


Q24- According to Lomov, what defect does squeezer have?

A) lame
B) old age
C) overshot
D) fat


Q25- What defect does guess have?

A) lame
B) old age
C) short in the muzzle
D) all of them

Q26. What is the profession of Stepan Chubukov? 

  1. a) Farmer
  2. b) Landowner
  3. c) Judge
  4. d) Not mentioned
Q27. CHUBUKOV : Oh, don’t go round and round it, darling! Spit it out! Well? What does ‘Spit it out’ mean? 

  1. a) To spit
  2. b) To speak
  3. c) To sing
  4. d) All of these
Q28. “I’m off my balance with joy, absolutely off my balance!” Why is Chubukov saying this?

  1. a) On hearing that Lomov wants to buy his land
  2. b) On hearing that Lomov wants to sue him
  3. c) On hearing that Lomov wants to marry his daughter
  4. d) He is feeling dizzy
Q29. Which of the following is the most suitable meaning of ‘palpitations’?

  1. a) To and fro movement 
  2. b) To be careful not to attract attention
  3. c) rapid, strong, or irregular heartbeat
  4. d) All of these
Q30. What does Natalya offer Lomov?

  1. a) Lunch
  2. b) Tea
  3. c) Breakfast
  4. d) Snacks
Q31. Pick the option that correctly classifies fact (F) and opinions (O).

  1. Natalya’s family owned Oxen Meadows for nearly 300 years.
  2. Lomov is 35 years of age.
  3. Lomov wants to grab Chubukov’s property.
  4. Natalya wants to marry Lomov.


a) F – 1, 2, 4; O- 3b) F- 2, 3, 4; O – 1
c) F – 2, 4; O – 1, 3d) F – 3; O – 1, 2, 4
Q32. “my Guess ran neck-and-neck with the Count’s dog, while your Squeezer was left a whole verst behind.” What is verst?

  1. a) Dog’s name
  2. b) Unit of measuring distance
  3. c) A breed of dog
  4. d) Cant say
Q33. “CHUBUKOV : Shut up or I’ll shoot you like a partridge! You fool!” What is the meaning of partridge?

  1. a) A fruit
  2. b) A bird
  3. c) A vegetable
  4. d) None of these
Q34. What does “weight off my shoulders” mean?

  1. a) To be relieved from a tense situation
  2. b) To be worried about something
  3. c) Both a and b
  4. d) None of these
Q35. What do they drink as a toast?

  1. a) tea
  2. b) coffee
  3. c) beer
  4. d) champagne


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