NCERT Class 10 English Chapter 3 MCQs – Two Stories about Flying

Two Stories About Flying MCQ Questions with Answers

CBSE Class 10 English Chapter 3 “Two Stories about Flying” Multiple Choice Questions with Answers from First Flight Book


Two Stories About Flying MCQs – Here is a Class 10 English MCQs from First Flight BookChapter 3 Two Stories about Flying Part 1 – His First Flight by Liam O Hearty and Part 2 – Black Aeroplane by Frederick Forsryth. Students of Class 10 can prepare the MCQs of Chapter 3 from the First Flight reader published by NCERT. Each question has four options followed by the correct answer. Students can also take a free test of these MCQs of Two Stories about Flying Part 1 – His First Flight and Part 2 – Black Aeroplane.


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Q1- Who is the author of “His First Flight”?

A) Liam O’ Flaherty
B) Frederick Forsyth
C) Roal Dahl
D) Paulo Coehlo


Q2- Who is the author of “Black Aeroplane”?

A) Liam O’ Flaherty
B) Frederick Forsyth
C) Roal Dahl
D) Paulo Coehlo


Q3- The lesson “His First Flight” is about a ______

A) pilot
B) seagull
C) parrot
D) pigeon


Q4- Why was he afraid to fly?

A) he was a coward
B) he was afraid his wings will not support him
C) he was afraid that everyone would judge him
D) both 1 and 2


Q5- What did his parents threaten him with if he didn’t flew away?

A) to never talk to him
B) to punish him
C) to starve him
D) to abandon him


Q6- What were his parents teaching his brothers and sisters?

A) to perfect the art of flying
B) to skim the waves
C) to dive for fish
D) all of the above


Q7- The sight of ________ maddened him.

A) his brothers flying
B) his siblings enjoying without him
C) food
D) all of the above


Q8- What urged him to make his first flight?

A) hunger
B) sight of fish
C) courage
D) both 1 and 2


Q9- Why did his mother stop midway while giving him the fish?

A) she was mad at him
B) to push him to fly out of hunger
C) she didn’t want to give him the fish
D) she got tired


Q10- The title “Black Aeroplane” is based on?

A) the aeroplane that helped the pilot
B) the pilot’s aeroplane
C) aeroplane in the stormy sky
D) none of the above


Q11- The pilot was flying from _____ to _____.

A) England, France
B) England, India
C) France, England
D) France, India


Q12- What was the pilot looking forward to?

A) to reach his destination
B) to meet his family
C) his holiday
D) both 2 and 3


Q13- Which control station did he contact on his way?

A) Paris
B) India
C) England
D) he didn’t contact any


Q14- “They looked like black mountains standing in front
of me across the sky”. What looked like black mountains?A) Black mountains
B) Storm clouds
C) tall buildings
D) black plateau


Q15- What risk did the pilot take?

A) flying back to Paris
B) missing the breakfast he desired
C) he took no risk
D) flying his old Dakota straight into the storm


Q16- What instruments had stopped working during the storm?

A) compass
B) radio
C) both of them
D) none of them


Q17- What was the pilot not sorry about?

A) missing his holiday
B) driving the plane into the storm
C) risking the lives of fellow passengers
D) both 2 and 3


Q18- What did the seagull pretend was happening to him so that he could take his first flight?

A) he was unconscious
B) he was falling down the cliff
C) he was falling asleep
D) He lost his balance


Q19- What food did the seagull’s mother get for it?

A) earthworms
B) fish
C) insects
D) rodents


Q20- How far was the narrator from Paris when he saw dark clouds in the sky?

A) 200 km
B) 100 km
C) 50 km
D) 150 km


Q21- Which of the pilot’s intruments stopped working first?

A) compass
B) radio
C) both stopped together
D) both were working


Q22- When the pilot of the black aeroplane asked the narrator to follow him, in which direction did he turn the aeroplane?

A) south
B) north
C) east
D) west


Q23- Why didn’t the pilot turn the aeroplane back towards Paris?

A) He wanted to meet his family
B) He wanted to go on a holiday
C) He did not want to miss the breakfast
D) He did not like Paris


Q24- What was the name of the aeroplane that the pilot was flying?

A) Airbus
B) Boeing
C) Dakota
D) Minesotta


Q25- The pilot was not able to ___ anything

A) see
B) hear
C) speak
D) all of them



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