Class 10 A Tiger in The Zoo MCQ

Hi Everyone!! This article will share Class 10 A Tiger in The Zoo MCQ.

The poem is written by Leslie Norris. Through this poem, the poet conveys a deep idea about the enslavement of animals by the selfish humans.

In my previous posts, I have shared MCQs of Dust of Snow and Fire and Ice so, you can check these posts as well.

Class 10 A Tiger in The Zoo MCQ

1. What is meant by ‘his vivid stripes’ in the poem?

(a) Haphazard patterns on the body
(b) Injuries on the body
(c) Sharp and clear bright-coloured stripes
(d) Black marks on the body

2. Who is ‘he’ in the line – ‘He stalks in his vivid stripes’?

(a) Deer
(b) Zoo keeper
(c) Visitor
(d) Tiger

3. What are the two different settings of the poem?

(a) Home and Natural habitat
(b) Cage and Jungle
(c) Sea life and wild life
(d) All of these

4. The poem draws a contrast between ______ and _______.

(a) tiger in a zoo, humans
(b) humans, tiger in a forest
(c) animals, humans
(d) tiger in a zoo, tiger in a forest

5. Why should the tiger be lurking in shadow?

(a) Out of anger
(b) Out of fear
(c) To catch the deer
(d) Both (b) and (c)

6. What does the phrase ‘lurking in shadow’ mean?

(a) Hidden
(b) Attacking
(c) Sleeping
(d) Alert

7. Name the poetic device used in the line – “in his quiet rage”.

(a) Consonance
(b) Assonance
(c) Oxymoron
(d) Metaphor

8. Why has the poet said “in his quiet rage”.

(a) As he is angry but is not audible enough.
(b) As he is quiet because he is not interested to talk to people and angry as his freedom is curtailed.
(c) As he is angry but can’t show it as he is in a cage.
(d) All of these.

9. ‘The few steps of his cage’. Why could the tiger walk only a few steps?

(a) As he was locked in a very small cage.
(b) As he was furious.
(c) As he was exhausted.
(d) As he had soft underpart of its foot.

Class 10 A Tiger in The Zoo MCQ

10. Name the poetic device used in the line – “on pads of velvet quiet”.

(a) Consonance
(b) Assonance
(c) Oxymoron
(d) Metaphor

11. What are the two physical features talked about in the poem?

(a) Quiet rage
(b) Vivid stripes
(c) Soft velvet pads
(d) Both (b) and (c)

12. What describes ‘Tiger in a cell’?

(a) Shadow, long grass
(b) Locked in a concrete cell
(c) Baring his white fangs
(d) Snarling around houses

13. By ‘concrete cell’, the poet means ______

(a) zoo
(b) jungle
(c) cage
(d) none of these

14. How would the tiger scare the people if he is free?

(a) By snarling
(b) By baring his claws
(c) By baring his white fangs
(d) All of these

15. What does the tiger hunt near the water hole?

(a) Elephant
(b) Rabbit
(c) Deer
(d) All of these

16. How would the tiger terrorise the villagers when he is out around the houses?

(a) By baring his fangs and claws
(b) By roaring loudly
(c) By attacking them
(d) By killing them

17. Why are the eyes of the tiger described as ‘brilliant’ while staring the stars?

(a) Because he is angry.
(b) He is sad.
(c) Because he is happy.
(d) Because he is desirous of liability.

18. Why is tiger’s strength behind the bars?

(a) Because he is locked in zoo with his strength nowhere to show.
(b) Because he has left his strength behind.
(c) Because his strength is not visible to naked eye.
(d) All of these

Class 10 A Tiger in The Zoo MCQ

19. In the line – ‘lurking in shadow’, ‘shadow’ refers to the shadow of __________.

(a) the water hole
(b) long grass
(c) plump deer
(d) shadow of tiger

20. The poem ‘A Tiger in The Zoo’ emphasizes on ________.

(a) significance of zoos
(b) importance of humans
(c) importance of tigers
(d) importance of freedom

21. In the line – ‘Sliding through the long grass’, the poet uses the word ‘sliding’ to show _______.

(a) The great pouncing power of tiger.
(b) How soft movements of tiger can keep the prey unsuspected.
(c) Camouflage technique of the tiger.
(d) Comfortable walk of tiger

22. The deer frequents the water hole to ________

(a) rest
(b) meet the tiger
(c) drink water
(d) eat grass

23. Why does the tiger scarl?

(a) To show his anger
(b) To invite other tigers
(c) To show his hunger
(d) To scare deer

24. What does the tiger do with the visitors?

(a) He scares them.
(b) He ignores them.
(c) He growls at them.
(d) He snarls at them.

25. Where does the voice that the tiger hears come from?

(a) The visitor
(b) The zookeeper
(c) The patrolling cars
(d) None of these

26. What is the caged tiger not likely to say to its visitors?

(a) Go away
(b) Stop coming here
(c) Let me go
(d) Come, enjoy with me

27. Name the poetic device used in the line – ‘His strength behind the bars’.

(a) Simile
(b) Assonance
(c) Alliteration
(d) Consonance

28. Name the poetic device used in the line –

And stares with his brilliant eyes
At the brilliant stars.

(a) Simile
(b) Enjambment
(c) Alliteration
(d) Consonance

So, these were Class 10 A Tiger in The Zoo MCQ.

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