Class 10 Chapter 2 MCQs Nelson Mandela Long Walk to Freedom

Nelson Mandela Class 10 MCQ


CBSE Class 10 English Chapter 2 “Nelson Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” Multiple Choice Questions with Answers from First Flight Book


Nelson Mandela Long Walk to Freedom MCQs – Students of Class 10 can prepare the MCQs of Nelson Mandela Chapter 2 from the First Flight reader published by NCERT. Each question has four options followed by the correct answer.

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Q1- When was the inauguration day?

A) 10 May
B) 10 March
C) 20 May
D) 20 March


Q2- It was a celebration of South Africa’s first ______ government.

A) autocratic, racial
B) democratic, non-racial
C) democratic, racial
D) monarch, non-racial


Q3- How many deputy presidents were elected?

A) two
B) three
C) one
D) none


Q4- Why did other countries broke off diplomatic relations wih South Africa?

A) White rulers
B) Other countries are racial
C) It is a poor country
D) Apartheid policy


Q5- What change brought international leaders to South Africa?

A) End of Apartheid
B) humanity
C) peace
D) trade negotiations


Q6- “We thank all of our distinguished international guests for having come to take possession with the people of our country of what is, after all, a common victory for ____.”

A) justice
B) peace
C) human dignity
D) all of the above


Q7- What was it that the nation needed to be liberated from?

A) poverty
B) gender discrimination
C) deprivation
D) all of the above


Q8- “We have achieved our political emancipation.” What is the meaning of emancipation?

A) freedom from restriction
B) enslavement
C) slavery
D) both 2 and 3


Q9- The spectacular array of South African jets was a display of –

A)military’s precision
B) military’s loyalty to democracy
D) both 1 and 2
C) none of the above


Q10- What colours does the new South African flag possess?

A) black, red, green, blue and gold
B) black, red, yellow, blue and gold
C) orange, black, yellow, blue and silver
D) black, blue, violet, saffron and green


Q11- “The structure they created formed the basis of one of the harshest, most inhumane, societies the world has ever known.” What structure is Mandela talking about?

A) Racial domination against the black skinned
B) Poverty and suffering
C) Discrimination against the poor
D) oppression of women


Q12- Whom did Mandela wanted to thank but couldn’t?

A) his family
B) white rulers
C) African patriots who no longer existed
D) Military


Q13- What unintended effect did the decades of oppression and brutality had?

A) created men of extraordinary courage, wisdom and generosity
B) Poverty and suffering
C) boycot from foreign nations
D) both 2 and 3


Q14- According to Mandela, what is the greatest wealth of a nation?

A) minerals
B) gems
C) diamonds
D) people


Q15- What did Mandela learn about courage?

A) it is absence of fear
B) it is the triumph over fear
C) both 1 and 2
D) none of the above


Q16- What are a man’s obligations in life?

A) Obligation to people
B) Obligation to family
C) Obligation to God
D) Both 1 and 2


Q17- Why were two National Anthems sung?

A) to imply unity
B) to mark the end of racial discrimination
C) to mark the end of gender discrimination
D) Both 1 and 2


Q18- What comes more naturally to heart according to Mandela?

A) hatred
B) unity
C) love
D) racial discrimination


Q19- What realisations did Mandela have of his boyhood freedom?

A) it is just an illusion
B) he was born free
C) freedom was meant for kids
D) he had no realisations


Q20- What began Mandela’s hunger for freedom?

A) the fact that it had already been taken away from him
B) his obligation towards people
C) his obligation towards family
D) he was born to fight


Q21- Which party did Mandela join?

A) Indian National Congress
B) African National Congress
C) National African Party
D) he did not join any party


Q22- A man who takes away another man’s freedom is _____

A) White
B) a prisoner of hatred
C) criminal
D) rude


Q23- Who, according to Mandela is not free?

A) oppressor
B) oprressed
C) both 1 and 2
D) none of the above


Q24- How did Mandela’s hunger for freedom change his life?

A) turned from frightened to bold
B) turned from law-abiding attorney to a criminal
C) turned a life-loving man to live like a monk
C) all of the above


Q25- What does depths of oppression create?

A) oppressed
B) heights of character
C) poverty
D) lack of freedom



Important Videos Links



1 A 11 A 21 B
2 B 12 C 22 B
3 A 13 A 23 C
4 D 14 D 24 D
5 A 15 B 25 B
6 D 16 D 26
7 D 17 D 27
8 A 18 C 28
9 C 19 A 29
10 A 20 A 30



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