NCERT Class 9 English Poem 1 MCQs – The Road Not Taken


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Q1- Who is the poet of this poem?

A) James
B) William James
C) William Wordsworth
D) Robert Frost


Q2- What does the poem speak about?

A) about the plight of roads
B) about the people
C) about two roads
D) about the choices made by people


Q3- What do the road signify in the poem?

A) the path or choice that was left or was not chosen to tread
B) The pathway
C) pathway on the roadside
D) a road with two turns


Q4- Which thing decides a person’s future according to this poem?

A) the path one chooses to walk
B) the path one leaves behind
C) the regrets
D) the success


Q5- What is the message of this poem?

A) be wise while choosing and taking decisions
B) two roads are confusing
C) road is nothing but a pathway
D) all


Q6- Why is the poet asking to be wise while choosing a pathway?

A) because there is no Going Back option
B) Because it is the only one road
C) because it is one sided road
D) None


Q7- What does diverge mean?

A) to be separated and taking a different turn
B) to be torn
C) to break
D) all


Q8- Why was the poet able to travel one road only?

A) because he had to walk alone
B) because he had no vehicle
C) because he was one person
D) all


Q9- What does Yellow woods mean?

A) falling leaves
B) forest with yellow leaves in the autumn season
C) wood yellow in color
D) none


Q10- What do yellow woods represent?

A) people
B) older people
C) poets
D) choice


Q11- Why was the poet looking at the path ?

A) to decide whether it was suitable for him
B) to see how long it was
C) to check the road
D) none


Q12- What does Poet’s long stare at the path signify?

A) the time taken by people to decide and making a choice
B) poet loves nature
C) idling away of time
D) relaxation hours


Q13- What does grassy mean in the poem?

A) the road which is not used by anyone
B) the comfortable road
C) te road with all the luxuries
D) well-built road


Q14- Where does the poet find himself?

A) on the road
B) on a bus
C) on a muddy road
D) on a fork


Q15- What shows that the road has not been used by many people?

A) the green and untrampelled grass on it
B) the mud on it
C) the broken stones on it
D) All


Q16- What does the choice of road signify?

A) too many things
B) two paths
C) toughness of a choice and decision in life
D) none


Q17- Why did the poet choose the second road?

A) because it was well built
B) because it was beautiful
C) because it was not used by many people and was appealing to the poet
D) all


Q18- What does the poet’s decision of taking less travelled road signify?

A) poet’s risk taking habit
B) arrogance of the poet
C) poet’s curiosity
D) poet’s negligence


Q19- What do the words ‘Long I stood’ mean in the poem?

A) poet’s dilemma
B) poet was in relaxing mood
C) poet was enjoying the nature
D) poet was thinking


Q20- What is the dilemma of the poet?

A) whether he will be able to come back to the second road or not
B) whether he will get time for himself
C) whether he will be successful
D) whether he will be able to walk




1 D 11 A
2 D 12 A
3 A 13 A
4 A 14 D
5 A 15 A
6 A 16 C
7 A 17 C
8 C 18 A
9 B 19 A
10 B 20 A


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