OUTPACE POEM ANALYSIS HEARTS AND HANDS – MCQ QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS – ICSE CLASS 9 AND 10 ENGLISH

HEARTS AND HANDS – MCQ QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS – ICSE CLASS 9 AND 10 ENGLISH

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HEARTS AND HANDS

1. Who is the writer of the story?

  1. Robert Southey 
  2. Roald Dahl
  3. Ruskin Bond
  4. O. Henry

2. When was the story first published?

  1. 1910
  2. 1958
  3. 1922
  4. 1902

3. What is the meaning of the term ‘rouse’ in the text?

  1. To be careful
  2. To cause excitement
  3. To calm down
  4. To procrastinate

4. How has the author described Miss Fairchild?

  1. Pretty, mid-aged, and rude
  2. Pretty, rich, and mean
  3. Mid-aged and elegant
  4. Pretty, young, and elegant

5. “I’ll ask you to excuse the other hand; it’s otherwise engaged just at present.”- What does the speaker mean by his hand being engaged?

  1. The speaker’s left hand was handcuffed to the other man
  2. His right hand was handcuffed to the other man
  3. His hands were handcuffed to two other men
  4. The speaker had just gotten engaged

6. What is the meaning of the “shining bracelet” in the text?

  1. Handcuff
  2. Ring
  3. Rope
  4. Gold bracelet 

7. What was Miss Fairchild’s reaction when she saw that Mr Easton was handcuffed?

  1. She felt that he had done something wrong
  2. She felt that he was a marshal
  3. She was angry and embarrassed seeing her friend in such a situation
  4. She could not comprehend the whole situation 

8. Why was Mr Easton actually handcuffed?

  1. Both men were going to the prison for money laundering
  2. He was being taken to the prison by the other man who was a marshal
  3. He was a marshal and was taking the other man to Leavenworth prison
  4. Both of the men were handcuffed accidentally

9. Why was the convict going to prison for?

  1. Counterfeiting
  2. Fraud
  3. Attempt to murder
  4. Assault

10. What was Mr Easton doing before becoming a marshal?

  1. A journalist
  2. A writer
  3. A doctor
  4. An ambassador

11. “Mamma and I spent the summer in Denver”- Who is ‘I’ in the line?

  1. Mr Easton
  2. Miss Fairchild
  3. The man handcuffed to Mr Easton
  4. Miss Fairchild’s niece

12. Who was the marshal?

  1. Mr Easton
  2. Both Mr Easton and the glum-faced man
  3. The glum-faced man
  4. None of the two men

13. Who first found out that Mr Easton was not really the marshal?

  1. The ticket collector
  2. A man sitting next to Miss Fairchild
  3. Miss Fairchild
  4. One of the two passengers sitting nearby

14. Which of the following messages do you learn from the story?

  1. One should not lie to friends
  2. Friend in need is a friend indeed 
  3. Things should not be judged by their outward appearance
  4. Love for humanity is very important

15. Why did the real marshal decide to conceal the truth from Miss Fairchild?

  1. Mr Easton and Miss Fairchild were old acquaintances, and hence he felt pity on Easton
  2. Mr Easton was poor and thus, the marshal felt pity on him
  3. The marshal had orders to conceal the truth from any outsider
  4. Easton started lying, and the marshal just decided to play along

16. “I’m half dead for a pipe.”- Find the figure of speech.

  1. Alliteration
  2. Litotes
  3. Hyperbole
  4. Pun

17. “The younger man roused himself sharply at the sound of her voice”- Find the figure of speech.

  1. Personification
  2. Imagery
  3. Metaphor
  4. Transferred epithet 

18. “My butterfly days are over, I fear.”- Who is the speaker?

  1. One of the two passengers
  2. Miss Fairchild
  3. Mr Easton
  4. Miss Fairchild’s father

19. What surprised Miss Fairchild about the two men?

  1. Miss Fairchild felt that he knew both the men
  2. They were handcuffed to each other
  3. They were fighting with each other
  4. They were having a conversation that interested Miss Fairchild

20. What is the meaning of the word ‘countenance’ in the story?

  1. An arrival of a large number of people or things
  2. Warm weather
  3. Empty
  4. A person’s face or facial expression

Answers:

  1. D) O. Henry.
  2. D) 1902.
  3. B) To cause excitement.
  4. D) Pretty, young, and elegant.
  5. B) His right hand was handcuffed to the other man.
  6. A) Handcuff.
  7. A) She felt that he had done something wrong.
  8. B) He was being taken to the prison by the other man who was a marshal
  9. A) Counterfeiting.
  10. D) An ambassador.
  11. B) Miss Fairchild.
  12. C) The glum-faced man.
  13. D) One of the two passengers sitting nearby.
  14. C) Things should not be judged by their outward appearance.
  15. A) Mr Easton and Miss Fairchild were old acquaintances, and hence he felt pity on Easton.
  16. C) Hyperbole.
  17. A) Personification.
  18. C) Mr Easton.
  19. B) They were handcuffed to each other.
  20. D) A person’s face or facial expression.

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