NCERT Class 9 English Chapter 5 MCQs – The Snake and the Mirror


The Snake And The Mirror


CBSE Class 9 English Beehive Book Chapter 5 The Snake and the Mirror MCQ Questions with Answers


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Q1- What kind of a house did the doctor live in ?

A) A beautiful house
B) A kachcha house
C) An unelectrified rented room which was full of rats
D) A flat



Q2- What does the word meagre in the lesson mean?

A) Big
B) Huge
C) Very little
D) Small



Q3- What was the source of the doctor’s income?

A) His medical practice
B) His research
C) His talks
D) None



Q4- What kind of a sound did the doctor hear?

A) Music
B) Hissing sound
C) Sound of rats
D) None



Q5- Why did the sound of the rats suddenly stop?

A) The rats ran out
B) Rats slept
C) Because the rats had seen a snake
D) All



Q6- Which two important decisions did the doctor take?

A) To shave daily and always smile
B) Not to give medicines and eat good food
C) To leave the room and practice medicine
D) To kill the rats and sleep well



Q7- What kind of a person was the doctor?

A) A poor man
B) A rich man
C) A clever man
D) A foolish man



Q8- What is this story about?

A) About a frightening incident which is narrated in a humorous manner
B) About a doctor’s plight
C) A foolish doctor
D) About rats



Q9- Why does the doctor want to keep a moustache?

A) To look smart and get married
B) To scare people
C) To look handsome
D) None



Q10- What kind of a woman does he want to get married to?

A) A fat, rich doctor
B) A beautiful woman
C) A slim woman
D) None



Q11- What kind of a woman does he get married to?

A) A thin reedy woman with a gift of sprinter
B) A fat woman
C) A beautiful woman
D) None



Q12- What was the plight of the doctor when he noticed a snake around his arm?

A) Turned into a stone
B) Frightened
C) Screaming
D) Fear



Q13- What kind of thoughts did the doctor have when he looked into the mirror?

A) Reflective
B) Thoughtful
C) Notorious
D) Full of joy and contentment



Q14- Why did he decide to smile always?

A) He could hide his inner feelings
B) Because he thought that smiling made him look smart
C) He could attract people
D) All



Q15- Which were the earth shaking decisions taken by the doctor?

A) To grow moustache and always smile
B) To leave the room
C) To marry
D) None



Q16- What was the regular traffic referred to?

A) The sound of vehicles
B) Too many people coming and going
C) Traffic of rats roaming here and there
D) None



Q17- What was the doctor’s room filled with?

A) Medicines
B) Smell of medicines
C) Rats
D) People



Q18- How many times did the doctor hear the sound of rats?

A) Once
B) Twice
C) Thrice
D) Four times



Q19- What are the two most important things in the story?

A) Snakes and the mirror
B) Doctor and rats
C) Doctor and his wife
D) Snake and the doctor



Q20- Who told this story to the writer?

A) His granny
B) His mother
C) his father
D) A homeopath doctor



Q21- What were the doctor’s possessions?

A) Rs.60/
B) Few shirts
C) Some dhotis and a black coat
D) All of these



Q22- Why did the doctor decide to always smile?

A) To attract customers
B) To attract people
C) To look more handsome
D) None



Q23- Why did the doctor want to marry a fat woman?

A) To save himself if she tried to chase him
B) To make her sit at home all the time
C) To give a snobish look
D) None



Q24- What words did the doctor think of writing in his imagination?

A) Save
B) Smart
C) Look
D) O God



Q25- Where did the doctor think of writing O GOD?

A) On the mirror
B) On snake’s hood
C) Outside his heart
D) None



Q26- Why did the doctor smile at himself?

A) For looking into the mirror
B) For his smart looks
C) For his helplessness and foolishness
D) None



Q27- What did the doctor realize?

A) He was a handsome doctor
B) He was a handsome bachelor
C) He was smart
D) He was a poor man and had nothing to boast of



Q28- How was the doctor’s life saved?

A) Because of the mirror
B) Because of rats
C) Because of his dirty vest
D) Because of his wife



Q29- Why did the doctor call himself foolish and poor?

A) His inability to think of any solution for the trouble he was caught in
B) He had no money
C) No good house to live
D) no patients



Q30- What was the change in doctor’s thoughts?

A) From a valuable man to a helpless ,foolish man
B) From a poor to rich man
C) From a frown to smile
D) From no moustache to moustache




1 C 11 A 21 D
2 C 12 A 22 C
3 A 13 D 23 A
4 C 14 B 24 D
5 C 15 A 25 C
6 A 16 C 26 C
7 A 17 C 27 D
8 A 18 C 28 A
9 A 19 D 29 A
10 A 20 D 30 A



NCERT Solutions for Class 9 English Beehive Book Chapter-wise Explanation


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