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MCQ: The Selfish Giant by Oscar Wilde

Multiple Choice Questions on The Selfish Giant by Oscar Wilde 01. ‘The Selfish Giant’ is: a. A play b. A poem c. A Story d. A novel Ans: c. A Story 0 2. ‘The Selfish Giant’ is a composition by: a. Robert Frost b. Tolstoy c. Ruskin Bond d. Oscar Wilde Ans: d. Oscar Wilde 03. The writer of the story ‘The Selfish Giant’ is: a. Tolstoy b. Oscar Wilde c. O. Henry d. Gorky Ans: b. Oscar Wilde 04. When was Oscar Wilde born? a. 1851 b. 1852 c. 1853 d. 1854 Ans: d. 1854 05. Where was Oscar Wilde born? a. New York b. London c. Dublin d. Moscow Ans: c. Dublin 06. ‘The Selfish Giant’ was first published in: a. 1888 b. 1889 c. 1890 d. 1891 Ans: a. 1888 07. ‘The Selfish Giant’ is included in Wilde’s collection of stories named: a. The Happy Prince and Other Tales b. Panchtantra c. Mansarovar d. Lamb’s Tales From Shakspeare Ans: a. The Happy Prince and Other Tales 08. When did the children go to the Giant’s garden? a. Night b. Morning c. Afternoon d. Evening Ans: c. Afternoon 09. Gian

The Selfish Giant: Oscar Wilde (Text)

The Selfish Giant: Oscar Wilde Every afternoon, as they were coming from school, the children used to go and play in the Giant's garden. It was a large lovely garden, with soft green grass. Here and there over the grass stood beautiful flowers like stars, and there were twelve peach-trees that in the spring-time broke out into delicate blossoms of pink and pearl, and in the autumn bore rich fruit. The birds sat on the trees and sang so sweetly that the children used to stop their games in order to listen to them. "How happy we are here!" they cried to each other. One day the Giant came back. He had been to visit his friend the Cornish ogre, and had stayed with him for seven years. After the seven years were over he had said all that he had to say, for his conversation was limited, and he determined to return to his own castle. When he arrived he saw the children playing in the garden. "What are you doing here?" he cried in a very gruff voice, and the chil

MCQ: Where the Mind is Without Fear

  Q.01. The poem ‘Where the mind is Without Fear’ is written by: (a) Rabindranath Tagore (b) Sarojini Naidu (c) William Wordsworth (d) Toru Dutt Ans: (a) Rabindranath Tagore Q.02. Rabindranath Tagore is a well-known poet from: (a) Odisha (b) West Bengal (c) Bihar (d) Kerala Ans: (b) West Bengal Q.03. Rabindranath Tagore was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in the year: (a) 1931 (b) 1921 (c) 1913 (d) 1945 Ans: (c) 1913 Q.04. Which of the following is an incredibly famous work by Tagore? (a) Shradhanjali (b) Gitanjali (c) Geetmala (d) Savitri Ans: (b) Gitanjali Q.05. When was Tagore born? (a) 1861 (b) 1862 (c) 1863 (d) 1864 Ans: (a) 1861 Q.06. Where was Tagore born? (a) Patna (b) Lucknow (c) Calcutta (d) Delhi Ans: (c) Calcutta Q.07. The national anthem of India 'Jana Gana Mana' has been composed by: (a) Tagore (b) Nirala (c) Sarojini Naidu (d) Aurobindo Ans: (a) Tagore Q.08. In Gitanjali there are: (a) 103 poems (b) 110 poems (c) 120 poe