CBSE Class 10 English Chapter 11 The Proposal Important Question Answers from First Flight Book
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The Proposal Important Questions (MCQ)
Q1. What is the profession of Stepan Chubukov?
- a) Farmer
- b) Landowner
- c) Judge
- d) Not mentioned
Q2. CHUBUKOV : Oh, don’t go round and round it, darling! Spit it out! Well? What does ‘Spit it out’ mean?
- a) To spit
- b) To speak
- c) To sing
- d) All of these
Q3. “I’m off my balance with joy, absolutely off my balance!” Why is Chubukov saying this?
- a) On hearing that Lomov wants to buy his land
- b) On hearing that Lomov wants to sue him
- c) On hearing that Lomov wants to marry his daughter
- d) He is feeling dizzy
Q4. Which of the following is the most suitable meaning of ‘palpitations’?
- a) To and fro movement
- b) To be careful not to attract attention
- c) rapid, strong, or irregular heartbeat
- d) All of these
Q5. What does Natalya offer Lomov?
- a) Lunch
- b) Tea
- c) Breakfast
- d) Snacks
Q6. Pick the option that correctly classifies fact (F) and opinions (O).
- Natalya’s family owned Oxen Meadows for nearly 300 years.
- Lomov is 35 years of age.
- Lomov wants to grab Chubukov’s property.
- Natalya wants to marry Lomov.
|a) F – 1, 2, 4; O- 3||b) F- 2, 3, 4; O – 1|
|c) F – 2, 4; O – 1, 3||d) F – 3; O – 1, 2, 4|
Q7. “my Guess ran neck-and-neck with the Count’s dog, while your Squeezer was left a whole verst behind.” What is verst?
- a) Dog’s name
- b) Unit of measuring distance
- c) A breed of dog
- d) Cant say
Q8. “CHUBUKOV : Shut up or I’ll shoot you like a partridge! You fool!” What is the meaning of partridge?
- a) A fruit
- b) A bird
- c) A vegetable
- d) None of these
Q9. What does “weight off my shoulders” mean?
- a) To be relieved from a tense situation
- b) To be worried about something
- c) Both a and b
- d) None of these
Q10. What do they drink as a toast?
- a) tea
- b) coffee
- c) beer
- d) champagne
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The Proposal Important Subjective Questions
Q11. Natalya and Ivan argued about the ownership of Oxen Meadows and the superiority of their respective dogs in the play, The Proposal.
Imagine yourself as the playwright of the play. Based on your understanding of the personality traits of Natalya and Ivan write a dialogue based on an imaginary event, showcasing another argument between them.
Topic – farm land, dogs, property ownership.
Use words – Madam, please be silent. My heart is going to pieces, my heart
is palpitating. Oh I think I’m dying!
Please don’t shout!, What a pity!
Q12. How did Chubukov react when Lomov asked for his daughter’s hand in marriage?
Very happy and excited
I’ve been hoping for it for a long time. It’s been my continual desire. [Sheds a tear] And I’ve always loved you, my angel, as if you were my own son. May God give you both — His help and His love and so on, and so much hope… What am I behaving in this idiotic way for? I’m off my balance with joy, absolutely off my balance! Oh, with all my soul… I’ll go and call Natasha, and all that.
Q13. What do you learn about Natalya from the play ‘The Proposal’?
Daughter of Stepan Chubukov
Does not respect Lomov till she comes to know that he wants to marry her
Does not have a sense of right and wrong
Q14. How did Lomov go to the house of Chubukov?
Was 35, a critical age.
suffers from palpitations,
excitable and getting awfully upset;
the way he sleeps.
Q15. What is the ailment that Lomov is suffering from?
Suffer from palpitations, I’m
excitable and always getting
awfully upset; at this very moment my lips are trembling, and there’s a twitch in my right eyebrow. But the very worst of all is the way I sleep. I no sooner get into bed and begin to go off, when suddenly something in my left side gives a pull, and I can feel it in my shoulder and head… I jump up like a lunatic, walk about a bit and lie down again, but as soon as I begin to get off to sleep there’s another pull!
Q16. Would you call the play a comical one? Give two instances
Lomov’s physical condition is unstable
Chubukov’s driving Lomov out of the house and then calling him back
Natalya’s hysterics and desperation to marry Lomov
Q17. How did Natalya react when she came to know that Lomov had come to propose to her?
Almost fainted, was hysterical
Accused Chubukov of driving Lomov away
Wanted to marry him because he was rich
She does not regret that she had abused him, sends her father to call him back
Q18. Character sketch of Lomov
Confused, 35 year old unmarried man
Simple, honest, straightforward.
Suffered nervous breakdowns
Palpitations, excitable, moody, egoist
Wanted to marry Natalya (she was educated, looked decent, good housekeeper)
He was nervous and Chubukov thought that he was there to borrow money
He was logical in his arguments but he became so excited that he was not able to convince the Chubukov’s.
Not a good listener
Low self esteem, lacked confidence
Q19. Character sketch of Chubukov
Arrogant, hot-headed, shrewd, cunning, insincere, did not have good relations with neighbours.
Sweet in talks but mean, old man
Sarcastic, abusive and rude
Drove Lomov out of his house
Calls him back on daughter’s insistence
Is in a hurry to marry her, considers a burden
Q20. Character sketch of Natalya
Well educated, decent looks, good housekeeper
Saucy tongue, quarrelsome
Argumentative, rude, dominating, assertive
Strongwilled, selfish, erratic behavior
Desperate on getting married, became hysterical, accepts the ill Lomov because he is rich.
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