Class 10 Dust of Snow MCQ

Hi Everyone!! This article will share Class 10 Dust of Snow MCQ.

Written by Robert Frost, the poem describes the role and importance of small things in changing a person’s attitude. It also tells that nature is a great source of joy and whenever one feels depressed, the Mother nature provides him with selfless love. It also explains the deep meaning that how hard times in life eventually leads a person to better times.

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Class 10 Dust of Snow MCQ

Word Galaxy

  • Hemlock – A poisonous plant (tree) with small white flowers
  • Shook – to move
  • Rued – held in regret

1. Where is the poet standing?

(a) Near a crow
(b) Under hemlock tree
(c) In the snow
(d) None of these

2. Where was the crow?

(a) on the ground
(b) on the hemlock tree
(c) on the snow
(d) in the sky

3. Who shook down the hemlock tree?

(a) Cuckoo
(b) Parrot
(c) Crow
(d) Mynah

4. What did the crow shook from the hemlock tree?

(a) Snow
(b) Dust
(c) Rain drops
(d) Feathers

5. What was the mood of the poet in the beginning of the poem?

(a) Happy
(b) Nostalgic
(c) Sad
(d) Confused

6. Why does the poet call it ‘Dust of Snow’?

(a) They came over him like dust
(b) They looked like dust
(c) They felt like dust
(d) Snow particles were too tiny

7. What does the poet trying to represent through the poem?

(a) Cold weather
(b) Healing power of nature
(c) Particles of dust
(d) Both (a) and (c)

8. What does the crow and hemlock tree symbolize in general?

(a) Happiness
(b) Celebration
(c) Sorrow
(d) Religious

9. The poet says, “Of a day I had rued”. What is the meaning of ‘rued’?

(a) Held in regret
(b) Ruined
(c) Conquered
(d) Ruled

10. What are the two negative creatures that Frost used as carriers of positivity?

(a) hemlock tree, snow
(b) snow, dust
(c) snow, crow
(d) hemlock tree, crow

Class 10 Dust of Snow MCQ

11. Name the poetic device used in the line “Has given my heart”.

(a) Simile
(b) Oxymoron
(c) Metaphor
(d) Alliteration

12. What change does the poet mention in the poem?

(a) Change of conditions
(b) Change of mood
(c) Change of decision
(d) Change of weather

13. How did the poet see the act of the crow as in the poem?

(a) As a negative activity
(b) As a natural activity
(c) As a positive activity
(d) As an evil activity

14. What happens to the poet when snow particles fall on him?

(a) It ruined poet’s mood.
(b) It changed poet’s mood.
(c) The poet ignored it.
(d) The poet didn’t care about it.

15. What did the poet successfully save?

(a) A tree
(b) Some emotions
(c) Some part of the day.
(d) Both (a) and (b)

16. What kind of mood change did you find in the poem?

(a) From sad to happy
(b) From happy to sad
(c) From angry to sad
(d) From bored to excited

17. Why is hemlock tree considered inauspicious in general?

(a) It is not a flourishing tree
(b) It is poisonous
(c) It is a part of many rituals
(d) All of these

18. The poet conveys through the poem that

(a) Smaller moments have larger significance.
(b) Smaller moments have no significance.
(c) It is good to repent for sometime.
(d) Crow and hemlock tree are signs of negativity.

19. Why is ‘Dust of Snow’ a very symbolic poem?

(a) It highlights how human emotions can be changed.
(b) It highlights how simple things can turn into great ones.
(c) It highlights the symbols of bad omen.
(d) None of these.

20. Name the poetic device used in the line “And saved some part”.

(a) Oxymoron
(b) Metaphor
(c) Alliteration
(d) Simile

21. Which literary device has been used in the line – ‘Shook Down on Me’?

(a) Enjambment
(b) Assonance
(c) Alliteration
(d) Personification

So, these were Class 10 Dust of Snow MCQ.

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