NCERT Class 10 English Chapter 8 MCQs – Mijbil the Otter


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Q1- Who is the author of “Mijbil the Otter”?

A) Gavin Maxwell
B) Roald Dahl
C) Paulo Coehlo
D) Arup Kumar Dutta


Q2- Early in the new year of 1956 Maxwell travelled to ____

A) London
B) Southern Iraq
C) India
D) None of the Above


Q3- Where does the author live?

A) London
B) Southern Iraq
C) India
D) None of the Above


Q4- What ‘experiment’ did Maxwell think Camusfearna would be
suitable for?A) to pet a dog
B) to pet an otter
C) both of them
D) none of the Above


Q5- How many days later did the author’s mail arrive?

A) 2
B) 4
C) 5
D) 7


Q6- The otter was brought to the author by _____.

A) his friend
B) two Arabs
C) hotel staff
D) non of the above


Q7- What is the meaning of apathy?

A) absence of interest
B) the ability to understand and share the feelings of another
C) unfriendly
D) rude


Q8- What is wasted and provoking when left static? (according to the otter)

A) sand
B) tea
C) juice
D) water


Q9- In the beginning, the Otter was _____.

A) friendly
B) hostile
C) aloof and indifferent
D) sad


Q10- How did the airline wanted him to carry Mijbil?

A) In a separate compartment
B) In a box
C) In his bag
D) None of the above


Q11- What is the meaning of “an appalling spectacle”?

A) a safe space
B) a funny scene
C) a mysterious situation
D) a shocking scene


Q12- Why did the driver drive through the streets of Basra like a ricochetting bullet?

A) author was late for his flight
B) Mijbil had hurt himself
C) someone was after the driver
D) All of the above


Q13- What did Mij do to the box?

A) made it wet
B) tore the lining of the box
C) overturned it
D) All of the above


Q14- Maxwell called the _____ “the very queen of her kind”.

A) airhostess
B) driver
C) Mijbil
D) Pilot


Q15- What do you mean by “compulsive habits”?

A) destructive habits
B) good habits
C) addictive habits
D) habits impossible to control


Q16- What guesses did the Londoners make about what Mij was?

A) baby seal
B) squirrel
C) a hippo
D) All of the above


Q17- What kept Mij engaged when they shifted to London?

A) Ping-pong game
B) the children
C) the author
D) All of the above


Q18- Why were Otters known as Maxwell Otters?

A) they were found by Maxwell
B) they are fount at a place called Maxwell
C) Its the species name in science
D) None of the Above


Q19- Where did the Arabs keep the otter?

A) in a box
B) in a bag
C) in a sack
D) in the pocket


Q20- When the auther saw the otter for the first time, it resembled a ___

A) dog
B) dragon
C) cat
D) seal


Q21- What was the name given to the otter?

A) Major
B) Mijbil
C) Mad
D) Majhis


Q22- What were Mijbil’s favourite toys?

A) Stones
B) Marbles
C) Soft toys
D) Newspaper


Q23- What did the woman in the aeroplane think that the otter was?

A) a dog
B) an otter
C) a rat
D) a seal


Q24- In the Tigris marshes otters were as common as ____.

A) bees
B) lizards
C) rodents
D) mosquitoes


Q25- What had trickled out of the box?

A) juice
B) blood
C) water
D) paint



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