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1. What is the main idea in the poem?
- Diminished faith in Christianity
- Difficulties in the life of an individual
- Difficulties in regular life
- Diminished faith in any religion
2. Who has written the poem ‘Dover Beach’?
- William Shakespeare
- Thomas Hardy
- Matthew Arnold
- Emily Dickinson
3. The poet belongs to which era of literature?
- Neoclassical era
- Victorian era
- Romantic period
- Georgian era
4. What does the poet feel faith is losing to?
- Logical reasoning
- Promotion of atheism
- Lack of awareness
5. “To lie before us like a land of dreams”- Identify the figure of speech.
6. Which of the following figures of speech has not been used in the poem?
7. “Glimmering and vast, out in the tranquil bay”- Why does the poet use the term ‘tranquil’?
- The poet can see the damage of diminished faith in Christianity while others cannot
- The poet is in a peaceful state of mind
- The poet is enjoying the sunset by the Dover beach
- The poet is referring to the silent night
8. What does the vanishing light denote, according to the poet?
- Vanishing faith in humanity
- Vanishing faith of English people in Christianity
- Vanishing sense of kindness
- Vanishing sense of modesty
9. What does the second half of the first stanza talk about?
- Sounds of the water that the poet is viewing
- Vanishing faith in religion
- Modernization and globalization
- It talks about a dear friend of the poet
10. Which tragedian has been talked about in the poem?
11. What does “turbid ebb and flow of human misery” mean in the poem?
- The poet is just talking about the movement of fresh water
- The poet is just talking about the sea
- The poet is comparing human misery to the flow of muddy and cloudy water
- The poet is comparing faith to flow of muddy water
12. “But now I only hear
Its melancholy, long, withdrawing roar”- What does ‘it’ mean in these lines?
- Faith in Christianity
13. “Lay like the folds of a bright girdle furled”- Choose the correct option.
- Religion and science cannot go together
- Faith once held everyone together and kept them united
- Faith had led to division and discrimination
- Faith reduces the urge of experimentation
14. What does “glimmering” mean in the poem?
- Shining brightly
- Completely dark
- Shining faintly
15. “Listen! you hear the grating roar”- What does ‘grating’ mean?
16. The poet has denoted two different things when he used the term ‘sea.’ What are they?
- The sea of faith and the North Sea
- The English Channel and the sea of faith
- The English Channel and the North Sea
- The English Channel and the sea of humanity
17. Where is the Dover Beach located?
- Kent, England
- London, England
- Manchester, England
- Birmingham, England
18. What can the poet see from where he is standing?
- The diminishing value of science
- The English side of the water
- The French side of the water
- The diminishing value of humanity in mankind
- A) Diminished faith in Christianity.
- C) Matthew Arnold.
- B) Victorian era.
- C) Science.
- B) Alliteration.
- D) Climax.
- A) The poet can see the damage of diminished faith in Christianity while others cannot.
- B) Vanishing faith of English people in Christianity.
- A) Sounds of the water that the poet is viewing.
- D) Sophocles.
- C)The poet is comparing human misery to the flow of muddy and cloudy water.
- A) Faith in Christianity.
- B) Faith once held everyone together and kept them united.
- D) Shining faintly.
- D) Irritating.
- B) The English Channel and the sea of faith.
- A) Kent, England.
- C) The French side of the water.