Extract Based Questions of A Triumph of Surgery | Ch 1 | Class 10 English

 Extract Based Questions of A Triumph of Surgery, Chapter 1, Class X, English

MCQ of A Triumph of Surgery | Multiple Choice Questions of A Triumph of Surgery

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Extract 1

I was really worried about Tricki this time. I had pulled up my car when I saw him in the street with his mistress and I was shocked at his appearance. He had become hugely fat, like a bloated sausage with a leg at each corner. His eyes, bloodshot and rheumy, stared straight ahead and his tongue lolled from his jaws.

a) Name the chapter

1) A Triumph of Surgery

2) The Thief’s Story

3) Footprints Without Feet

4) Animals

b) Who is the author of A Triumph of Surgery?
1) Amitav Ghosh
2) James Herriot
3) J.B. Priestley
4) A.J. Cronin

c) Who was the mistress of Tricki?
1) Mrs. Packletide
2) Mrs. Fitzgerald
3) Mrs. Pearson
4) Mrs. Pumphrey

d) Which literary device has been used in ‘Like a bloated sausage’?
1) Simile
2) Metaphor
3) Personification
4) Alliteration

a.  A Triumph of Surgery b. James Herriot c. Mrs. Pumphrey d. Simile

Extract 2

I looked down again at the little dog. That was the trouble. Tricki’s only fault was greed. He had never been known to refuse food; he would tackle a meal at any hour of the day or night. And I wondered about all the things Mrs. Pumphrey hadn’t mentioned.

a) Who is ‘I’ in the above lines?
1) A doctor
2) A shopkeeper
3) A Cloth merchant
4) A Fashion Designer

b) What had happened to Tricki in A Triumph of Surgery?
1) He had lost much weight
2) He had put on much weight
3) He had put off much weight
4) He had lost his partner

c) What was responsible for Tricki’s deteriorating health?
1) His overeating
2) Lack of exercise
3) Lack of physical movement
4) All of these

d) Which does the word ‘Tackle’ mean?
1) Accept as a challenge
2) Take on
3) Undertake
4) All of these

a.  A doctor b. He had put on much weight c. All of these d. All of these

You may also read The Thief’s Story, Footprints Without Feet for better understanding of the chapters.

Extract 3

The entire staff was roused and maids rushed in and out bringing his day bed, his night bed, favourite cushions, toys and rubber rings, breakfast bowl, lunch bowl, supper bowl. Realising that my car would never hold all the stuff, I started to drive away. As I moved off, Mrs. Pumphrey, with a despairing cry, threw an armful of the little coats through the window. I looked in the mirror before I turned the corner of the drive; everybody was in tears.

a) Why was everybody in tears?
1) For Tricki had died
2) For Tricki had fallen from the car
3) For Tricki was being sent to a doctor
4) For Tricki had refused to leave

b) What was Tricki being driven away?
1) For improvement in his health
2) For degradation of his health
3) For his master had failed to pay off her debts
4) None of these

c) What does the word ‘Despairing’ mean?
1) Desperate
2) Hopeless
3) Despondent
4) All of these

d) Which literary device has been used in ‘Rubber rings’?
1) Simile
2) Metaphor
3) Personification
4) Alliteration

a.  A doctor b. He had put on much weight c. All of these d. Alliteration

Extract 4

I made up a bed for him in a warm loose box next to the one where the other dogs slept. For two days I kept an eye on him, giving him no food but plenty of water. At the end of the second day he started to show some interest in his surroundings and on the third he began to whimper when he heard the dogs in the yard.

a) What does the word ‘Whimper’ mean?
1) Whine
2) Sit silently
3) Eat a lot
4) Barked at the humans

b) What was given to Tricki for eating?
1) A lot of food
2) A lot of meat
3) Nothing except water
4) All of these

c) Where is Tricki residing now?
1) At Pumphrey’s home
2) At doctor’s home
3) At his servants’ home
4) Alone in the kennel

d) How long did it take Tricki to be normal?
1) 1 day
2) 2 days
3) 3 days
4) 4 days

a. Whine b. Nothing except water c. At doctor’s home d. 2 days

Extract 5

From then on, his progress was rapid. He had no medicinal treatment of any kind but all day he ran about with the dogs, joining in their friendly scrimmages. He discovered the joys of being bowled over, tramped on and squashed every few minutes. He became an accepted member of the gang, an unlikely, silky little object among the shaggy crew, fighting like a tiger for his share at mealtimes and hunting rats in the old henhouse at night. He had never had such a time in his life.

a) What does the word ‘Scrimmages’ mean?
1) Battle royals
2) melees
3) Fights
4) All of these

b) How did the other dogs behave with Tricki?
1) They refused to accept him as a member of the gang
2) They accepted him as a member of the gang
3) They behaved ruthlessly and injured him
4) None of these

c) What did Tricki do in the henhouse?
1) Hunt cats
2) Hunt rats
3) Hunt dogs
4) Hunt lizards

d) Which literary device has been used in ‘Like a Tiger’?
1) Simile
2) Metaphor
3) Personification
4) Alliteration

a. All of these b. They accepted him as a member of the gang c. Hunt rats d. Simile

Extract 6

I walked through the house into the garden. A mass of dogs was hurtling round and round the lawn and in their midst, ears flapping, tail waving, was the little golden figure of Tricki. In two weeks he had been transformed into a lithe, hard-muscled animal; he was keeping up well with the pack, stretching out in great bounds, his chest almost brushing the ground.

a) What does the word ‘Midst’ mean?
1) In the corner of
2) In the side of
3) In front of
4) In the middle of

b) What made Tricki a lithe and hard-muscled?
1) His overeating
2) His overeating with bone-breaking exercise
3) His balanced eating with exercise
4) His staying with Mrs. Pumphrey

c) What has been referred to ‘The Pack’ in this extract?
1) Group of rats
2) Group of cats
3) Group of dogs
4) Group of wolves

d) What does the phrasal verb ‘Keeping up well’ mean?
1) Getting along well
2) Having a tussle with
3) Showing enmity to others
4) None of these

a. In the middle of b. His balanced eating with exercise c. Group of dogs d. Getting along well

Extract 7

During the excitement, I helped the chauffeur to bring out the beds, toys, cushions, coats and bowls, none of which had been used. As the car moved away, Mrs Pumphrey leaned out of the window. Tears shone in her eyes. Her lips trembled. “Oh, Mr Herriot,” she cried, “how can I ever thank you? This is a triumph of surgery!”

a) Who is a chauffer?
1) A waiter at restaurant
2) A driver
3) A cook
4) A woodcutter

b) What made Mrs. Pumphrey cry in the end?
1) Transformation of her body
2) Transformation of her pet
3) Transformation of her car
4) Transformation of her house

c) Why did Mrs. Pumphrey thank the doctor?
1) For making her pet fat
2) For making her pet slower
3) For making her pet eat more
4) None of these

d) What does the word ‘Triumph’ mean in A Triumph of Surgery?
1) Defeat
2) Victory
3) Consolation
4) Failure

a. A driver b. Transformation of her pet c. None of these d. Victory

 

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