NCERT Class 10 English Poem 5 MCQs – The Ball poem

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The Ball Poem MCQs – MCQs of Class 10 English Poem 5, The Ball Poem by John Berryman have been compiled for students to practice. Students of Class 10 can prepare the MCQs of Poem 5, The Ball poem from 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 Ball poem. These MCQ Questions have been selected based on the latest exam pattern as announced by CBSE.

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Q1- Who is the poet of the Ball poem?

A) Leslie Norris
B) John Berryman
C) Carolyn Wells
D) Robert Frost


Q2- What is the boy playing with?

A) bat
B) ball
C) car
D) bus


Q3- Where does the ball go?

A) drain
B) well
C) house
D) water


Q4- What does a ball cost?
A) 5 dimes
B) 10 dimes
C) 1 dime
D) 4 dimes


Q5- How does the child react at the loss?

A) stands rigid
B) trembles
C) stares
D) all of them


Q6- According to the poet, what is the child learning?

A) to bear loss
B) to take care of things
C) to be responsible
D) to be careful


Q7- Does the poet condole the boy?

A) can’t say
B) yes
C) no
D) All of them


Q8- Why does the poet decide not to condole the boy?

A) He is busy
B) He is indifferent
C) It will be of no use
D) He is happy


Q9- Name the literary device used in “Merrily bouncing, down the street, and then Merrily over — there it is in the water!”

A) Metaphor
B) Simile
C) Alliteration
D) Anaphora


Q10- Name the literary device used in “And no one buys a ball back.”

A) Metaphor
B) Simile
C) Alliteration
D) Anaphora



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2 B
3 D
4 C
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7 C
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