Class 10 Nelson Mandela Long Walk To Freedom MCQ

Hi Everyone!! This article will share Class 10 Nelson Mandela Long Walk To Freedom MCQ.

‘Nelson Mandela Long Walk To Freedom’ is an excerpt of Nelson Mandela’s autobiography. In this chapter, Mandela talks about his horrible experiences of the harsh atrocities carried out by the unsympathetic white rulers on the innocent black natives of South Africa under ‘apartheid’. He also speaks about a historic occasion, ‘the inaugration’ and shares his overwhelming emotions at the time of victory against it.

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Class 10 Nelson Mandela Long Walk To Freedom MCQ

1. When was the inauguration day?

(a) 10 March
(b) 10 May
(c) 20 March
(d) 20 May

2. Where did the inauguration ceremony take place?

(a) South Africa
(b) Pretoria
(c) North Africa
(d) Phillipines

3. Nelson Mandela was accompanied by his_________.

(a) his wife
(b) his daughter
(c) his son
(d) his father

4. What kind of government was chosen in South Africa for the first time?

(a) Aristocratic government
(b) Monarchy
(c) Communist
(d) Democratic government

5. How many deputy Presidents were elected?

(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) None

6. Who was sworn in as the second deputy President?

(a) Zenani
(b) Mr de Klerk
(c) Thabo Mbeki
(d) None of the above

7. Nelson Mandela became the first Black President after________years of struggle.

(a) Twenty
(b) Thirty
(c) Forty
(d) Ten

8. Whose attitude was changed after Mandela swore in as a President?

(a) Military Generals
(b) Citizens
(c) Government officials
(d) South African Police

Class 10 Nelson Mandela Long Walk To Freedom MCQ

9. What change brought international leaders to South Africa?

(a) Humanity
(b) Trade negotiations
(c) End of Apartheid
(d) Peace

10. The guests at the spectacular ceremony are being called distinguished because

(a) they have resumed diplomatic relations with the country.
(b) they are eminent world leaders witnessing it.
(c) they have been invited as guests to attend it.
(d) they are visiting the country for this purpose.

11. What was it that the nation needed to be liberated from?

(a) Gender discrimination
(b) Poverty
(c) Deprivation
(d) All of the above

12. Why does the speaker say that it is a ‘rare privilege’?

(a) been chosen over other countries, for this honour.
(b) experienced it for the first time
(c) been deprived of this honour
(d) seldom been given this honour

13. The spectacular array of South African jets – a display of?

(a) Military’s loyalty to democracy
(b) Military’s precision
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of these

14. How Mandela felt in the company of dignitaries?

(a) suffocated
(b) unpleasantly besieged
(c) pleasantly besieged
(d) left out

15. Whom did Mandela want to thank but could not?

(a) White rulers
(b) His family
(c) African patriots
(d) Military who no longer exists

16. Who led the first Non-racial government in South Africa?

(a) Yusuf Dadoos
(b) Desmond Tutu
(c) Nelson Mandela
(d) Oliver Tambes

Class 10 Nelson Mandela Long Walk To Freedom MCQ

17. What were the names of two anthems?

(a) Die Stem
(b) Nkosi Sikelel-iAfrika
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of these

18. Why were two national anthems sung?

(a) To mark the end of racial discrimination
(b) To imply unity
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) To mark the end of gender discrimination

19. According to Mandela, who needs to be free?

(a) The oppressed
(b) The oppressor
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) The culprit

20. What did Mandela learn about courage?

(a) It is the triumph over fear
(b) It is absence of fear
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of these

21. What was Mandela feeling while delivering the speech?

(a) Gloomy
(b) Feeble
(c) Depressed
(d) Determined

22. A man who takes away another man’s freedom is…..

(a) A prisoner of hatred
(b) White
(c) Rude
(d) Criminal

23. Which party did Mandela join?

(a) National African Party
(b) African National Congress
(c) Indian National Congress
(d) None of these

24. According to Mandela, what comes naturally to heart?

(a) Unity
(b) Racial discrimination
(c) Love
(d) Hatred

Class 10 Nelson Mandela Long Walk To Freedom MCQ

25. _________is a political system which differentiates between people based on racism.

(a) Apartheid
(b) Monarchy
(c) Anarchy
(d) Democracy

26. What began Mandela’s hunger for freedom?

(a) He was born to fight.
(b) His obligation towards family.
(c) The fact that it had already been taken away from him.
(d) His obligation towards people.

27. What does ‘human dignity’ imply in real according to the chapter?

(a) Equality, liberty, self-respect
(b) Equality, liberty, indecency
(c) self-respect, immortality, equality
(d) liberty, indecency, self-respect

28. The speaker says, ‘at first as a student I wanted freedom only for myself.’ Why do you think he only thought about himself?

(a) He was being selfish and was only bothered about himself.
(b) He didn’t think that freedom denied to him was important for others.
(c) He was too young to realise that freedom was denied to others as well.
(d) He didn’t want to think about the freedom denied to others.

29. According to the chapter, which is the flame that can be hidden but never be put out?

(a) Man’s goodness
(b) Man’s expectations
(c) Man’s powers
(d) Man’s desires

30. Why do you think the speaker mentioned freedom as something that is ‘transitory’?

(a) Freedom is just a state of mind that we can choose to experience in any given circumstance.
(b) The concept and experience of freedom is momentary and keeps changing with time.
(c) Freedom means different things to different people.
(d) The definition of freedom is constant but perspective differ.

31. What did the speaker discover upon growing up?

(a) That his freedom had already been snatched from him.
(b) The hunger for his own freedom became the greater hunger for the freedom of his people.
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) That he could no longer ride slow-moving bulls.

32. Choose the option that best replaces the word ‘outlaws’ used in the chapter.

(a) Bandits
(b) Fugitives
(c) Outcasts
(d) Untenables

Class 10 Nelson Mandela Long Walk To Freedom MCQ

33. What colours does the new South Africa Flag possess?

(a) Black, red, yellow, green and gold
(b) Black, red, green, blue and gold
(c) Black, red, orange, yellow and green
(d) Black, yellow, white, green and gold

34. According to the chapter, what is the greatest wealth of a country?

(a) Its military
(b) its natural resources
(c) its people
(d) its minerals

35. “The structure they created formed the basis of one of the harshest, most inhumane, societies the world has ever known.” What is being talked about in these lines?

(a) Domination on women
(b) Racial discrimination against the blacks
(c) Discrimination against the poor
(d) Poverty and suffering

36. In the context of this chapter, what is the meaning of the idiom ‘the sun shall never set’?

(a) It is never dark in the country.
(b) It is always bright in the land.
(c) The people will enjoy the freedom attained forever.
(d) The sun always shines in the land.

37. Select the option that gives the meaning of the term ‘emancipation’.

(a) The process of being set free from legal, social or political restrictions.
(b) A sign of human feeling.
(c) Imprisonment
(d) Enslavement

38. The phrase ‘glorious a human achievement’ is used to denote________.

(a) The largest gathering ever of international leader
(b) The system of governance in South Africa
(c) The freedom that the people of South Africa have attained after their struggle against apartheid.
(d) All of these.

So, these were Class 10 Nelson Mandela Long Walk To Freedom MCQ.

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