MCQ Question Answers for Class 11 English Chapter 5 “Mother’s Day”

CBSE Class 11 English Chapter 5 “Mother’s Day” MCQs with Answers from Snapshots Book



Mother’s Day MCQs – Here is a compilation of Free MCQs of Class 11 English Snapshots book Chapter 5 – Mother’s Day. Students can practice free MCQs as have been added by CBSE in the new exam pattern. At the end of Multiple Choice Questions, the answer key has also been provided for your reference.



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Q1. Who is the writer of the play “Mother’s Day”?

A. A.J. Cornin
B. William Wordworth
C. Patrick Pringle
D. J.B. Priestley


Q2. What does the play “Mother’s Day” talk about?

    1. A. Status of the mother in the family
    1. B. Status of the father in the family
    1. C. Status of the children in the family
    1. D. Status of the family in the society



Q3. How does the author describe Mrs. Fitzgerald?

    1. A. Worried looking
    1. B. Sinister looking
    1. C. Has a deep voice
    1. D. Both (B) and (C)



Q4. Mrs. Fitzgerald is a __________ of Mrs. Pearson.

    1. A. relative
    1. B. neighbour
    1. C. maid
    1. D. None of the above



Q5. “It’s wonderful having a real ____________ living next door.” Complete the dialogue.

    1. A. doctor
    1. B. writer
    1. C. fortune-teller
    1. D. chef



Q6. Where did Mrs. Fitzgerald learn to tell the future?

    1. A. The West
    1. B. The East
    1. C. The Middle-East
    1. D. Not mentioned in the play



Q7. How does Mrs. Pearson describe her family members?

    1. A. Thoughtless and selfish
    1. B. Pleasant and helpful
    1. C. Hardworking
    1. D. Mindful



Q8. In what endeavour does Mrs. Fitzgerald help Mrs. Pearson?

    1. A. To see future
    1. B. To make her family treat her well
    1. C. To run errands
    1. D. None of the above



Q9. How would you describe Mrs. Pearson?

    1. A. Dominating
    1. B. Considerate
    1. C. Compliant
    1. D. Both (B) and (C)



Q10. How does Mrs. Fitzgerald plan to help Mrs. Pearson?

    1. A. By talking to Mrs. Pearson’s family
    1. B. By listening to Mrs. Pearson rants
    1. C. By swapping personalities with Mrs. Pearson
    1. D. Both (A) and (B)



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Q11. Mrs. Pearson was ___________ about Mrs. Fitzgerald’s plan.

    1. A. excited
    1. B. hesitant
    1. C. sure
    1. D. envious



Q12. What is the first thing that Dorris does as soon as she enters the house?

    1. A. Asks her mother to give her tea
    1. B. Asks her mother to cook something for her
    1. C. Asks her mother about her day
    1. D. Asks her mother to iron her yellow silk



Q13. What makes Dorris astounded as soon as she enters the house?

    1. A. The sight of her mother smoking
    1. B. Because the tea was not ready
    1. C. Because her mother was not there
    1. D. None of the above



Q14. Where was Dorris headed for the night?

    1. A. She had to work overtime
    1. B. She was going out with Charlie Spence
    1. C. She was going for her friend’s birthday
    1. D. She had some appointment



Q15. “Buck teeth and half-witted…” Who has been described here?

    1. A. Cyril Pearson
    1. B. George Pearson
    1. C. Charlie Spence
    1. D. Mrs. Fitzgerald



Q16. What are the ‘changes’ that Mrs. Pearson referred to Cyril?

    1. A. Change in the way she is treated by the family
    1. B. Changes in her daily routine
    1. C. Changes related to her work
    1. D. None of the above



Q17. Why was Dorris red-eyed?

    1. A. Because of an infection
    1. B. Because of a fight
    1. C. Because of crying
    1. D. Because she was getting ready to head out



Q18. “Well, she’s suddenly all different.” Who said this and for whom?

    1. A. Cyril for Dorris
    1. B. Dorris for her mother
    1. C. Cyril for her mother
    1. D. George for Dorris



Q19. How does the author describe George Pearson?

    1. A. Pompous
    1. B. Solemn
    1. C. Fifty-ish
    1. D. All of the above



Q20. What was George’s reaction when he saw his wife drinking stout during daytime?

    1. A. He did not like it
    1. B. He did not mind
    1. C. He accompanied her
    1. D. He ignored her



Q21. Mrs. Pearson tells George that he is being ___________ at the club.

    1. A. respected
    1. B. laughed upon
    1. C. called names
    1. D. Both (B) and (C)



Q22. According to Mrs. Pearson, where Cyril had been wasting his time and money?

    1. A. Races
    1. B. Ice shows
    1. C. Both (A) and (B)
    1. D. Clubbing



Q23. “It’s that silly old bag from next door- Mrs. Fitzgerald.” Who said this?

    1. A. Dorris
    1. B. Cyril
    1. C. George
    1. D. Mrs. Pearson



Q24. What does George mean when he says ‘we’re at sixes and sevens here’?

    1. A. In a state of confusion and disorder
    1. B. In a middle of a conflict
    1. C. In a middle of taking a decision
    1. D. In a state of agony



Q25. When do Mrs. Pearson and Mrs. Fitzgerald get back to their original selves?

    1. A. When Mrs. Pearson’s family gets to know about them
    1. B. When they both get bored
    1. C. When the situation goes out of hand
    1. D. None of the above



Q26. Mrs. Pearson’s family had been _________ towards Mrs. Pearson.

    1. A. respectful
    1. B. polite
    1. C. biased
    1. D. unappreciative



Q27. Mrs. Fitzgerald asks Mrs. Pearson to be ___________ with her family.

    1. A. rude
    1. B. polite
    1. C. ignorant
    1. D. firm



Q28. What does Mrs.Pearson suggest them to do for that night?

    1. A. Family game of rummy
    1. B. Getting the supper ready
    1. C. Both (A) and (B)
    1. D. None of the above



Q29. The attitude of Mrs. Pearson’s family changes towards her. Comment.

    1. A. No
    1. B. Yes
    1. C. Maybe
    1. D. Not clear from the story



Q30. What message does the author of “Mother’s Day” try to convey?

A. To appreciate wives/ mothers for their work
B. To work hard for your mother
C. To spend time with family
D. To respect everyone


Answer key for Class 11 English Snapshots Book Chapter 5 – Mother’s Day


Q. No. Answer Q. No. Answer Q. No. Answer
1 D 11 B 21 D
2 A 12 D 22 C
3 D 13 A 23 B
4 B 14 B 24 A
5 C 15 C 25 C
6 B 16 A 26 D
7 A 17 C 27 D
8 B 18 B 28 C
9 D 19 D 29 B
10 C 20 A 30 A



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