Extract Based Questions of A Letter to God | Chapter 1 | Class 10 | English

Extract Based Questions of A Letter to God | Chapter 1 | Class X | English |

MCQ of A Letter to God, Multiple Choice Questions of A Letter to God

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Extract 1

It was during the meal that, just as Lencho had predicted, big drops of rain began to fall. In the north-east huge mountains of clouds could be seen approaching. The air was fresh and sweet. The man went out for no other reason than to have the pleasure of feeling the rain on his body, and when he returned he exclaimed, ‘‘These aren’t raindrops falling from the sky, they are new coins. The big drops are ten cent pieces and the little ones are fives.’’

a) Name the chapter

1) A Letter to God

2) Nelson Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

3) Two Stories about Flying

4) From the Diary of Anne Frank

b) Who is the author of A Letter to God?
1) Ruskin Bond
2) James Herriot
3) H.G. Wells
4) G.L. Fuentes

c) What was Lencho hoping for?
1) Rain
2) Hailstorm
3) Tornado
4) None of these

d) Which literary device has been used in ‘They are new coins’?
1) Simile
2) Metaphor
3) Personification
4) Alliteration

Answers

a. A Letter to God b. G.L. Fuentes c. Rain d. Metaphor

Extract 2

‘‘It’s really getting bad now,’’ exclaimed the man. “I hope it passes quickly.” It did not pass quickly. For an hour the hail rained on the house, the garden, the hillside, the cornfield, on the whole valley. The field was white, as if covered with salt. Not a leaf remained on the trees. The corn was totally destroyed. The flowers were gone from the plants. Lencho’s soul was filled with sadness. When the storm had passed, he stood in the middle of the field.

a) How did the rain turn Lencho’s hope into despair?

1) Destroying his crops
2) Demolishing his home
3) Killing his family
4) None of these

b) What is the mood of Lencho in this extract?
1) Ecstatic
2) Disheartened
3) Joyful
4) None of these

c) Which of the following word can replace ‘In the middle of’?
1) Aside
2) Amid
3) In spite
4) Despite

d) Which figure of speech has been used in “I hope it passes quickly.”?
1) Simile
2) Metaphor
3) Personification
4) Alliteration

Answers

a. A Letter to God b. G.L. Fuentes c. Rain d. Metaphor

You may also read Nelson Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, Two Stories About Flying, From the Diary of Anne Frank, The Hundred Dresses Part 1, The Hundred Dresses Part 2 for better understanding the chapters.

Extract 3

All through the night, Lencho thought only of his one hope: the help of God, whose eyes, as he had been instructed, see everything, even what is deep in one’s conscience. Lencho was an ox of a man, working like an animal in the fields, but still he knew how to write. The following Sunday, at daybreak, he began to write a letter which he himself would carry to town and place in the mail. It was nothing less than a letter to God.

a) Whom did Lencho write a letter to?
1) His friend
2) His relative
3) His father
4) None of these

b) What help did Lencho ask for?
1) He wanted God to send him 1000 pesos
2) He wanted God to send him 10000 pesos
3) He wanted God to send him 100000 pesos
4) He wanted God to send him 100 pesos

c) What does the word ‘Conscience’ mean?
1) Sense of right
2) Sense of wrong
3) Moral sense
4) All of these

d) What does the phrase ‘Ox of a man’ mean?
1) Lethargic
2) Lazy
3) Feeble
4) Strong

Answers

a. None of these b. He wanted God to send him 100 pesos c. All of these d. Strong

Extract 4

One of the employees, who was a postman and also helped at the post office, went to his boss laughing heartily and showed him the letter to God. Never in his career as a postman had he known that address. The postmaster — a fat, amiable fellow also broke out laughing, but almost immediately he turned serious and, tapping the letter on his desk, commented, “What faith! I wish I had the faith of the man who wrote this letter. Starting up a correspondence with God!”

a) What made postman boss laugh?
1) A letter to mother
2) Behaviour of the postman
3) A letter to God
4) Both 2 and 3

b) What does the phrasal verb ‘Break out’ mean?
1) Start abruptly
2) Stop abruptly
3) Speak abruptly
4) Sit silently

c) What did the postmaster wish for?
1) To have a joint venture with God
2) To have a collaboration with God in his business
3) To have a communication with God
4) To have the place of God

d) What does word ‘Amiable’ mean?
1) Unfriendly
2) Friendly
3) Hostile
4) Hot-headed

Answers

a. A Letter to God b. Start abruptly c. To have a communication with God d. Friendly

Extract 5

It was impossible for him to gather together the hundred pesos, so he was able to send the farmer only a little more than half. He put the money in an envelope addressed to Lencho and with it a letter containing only a single word as a signature: God.

a) Who is ‘He’ in the above lines?
1) Postman
2) Postmaster
3) Boss of Postmaster
4) God

b) Who had signed the letter as God?
1) Postman
2) Postmaster
3) Boss of Postmaster
4) God

c) How much money was sent to Lencho?
1) Half of 100 pesos
2) Quarter of 100 pesos
3) Little more than half of 50 pesos
4) Little more than half of 100 pesos

d) Who arranged that money for Lencho?
1) God
2) His father
3) Postmaster
4) Postman

Answers

a. Postmaster b. Postmaster c. Little more than half of 100 pesos d. Postmaster

Extract 6

Lencho showed not the slightest surprise on seeing the money; such was his confidence — but he became angry when he counted the money. God could not have made a mistake, nor could he have denied Lencho what he had requested.

a) What made Lencho angry?
1) The more money sent to him
2) The less money sent to him
3) The money demanded sent to him
4) None of these

b) How many pesos were sent to him?
1) 50 pesos
2) 60 pesos
3) 70 pesos
4) 80 pesos

c) Which degree of adjective has been used in ‘Slightest’?
1) Positive
2) Comparative
3) Superlative
4) None of these

d) Who had stolen his rest of the pesos according to him?
1) God
2) Postmaster and his wife
3) Postmaster and his men
4) All of these

Answers

a. The less money sent to him b. 70 pesos c. Superlative d. Postmaster and his men

Extract 7

The moment the letter fell into the mailbox the postmaster went to open it. It said: “God: Of the money that I asked for, only seventy pesos reached me. Send me the rest, since I need it very much. But don’t send it to me through the mail because the post office employees are a bunch of crooks. Lencho.”

a) Whom did Lencho blame for less money sent to him?
1) God
2) Office employees of Telephone exchange
3) Employees of Post office
4) All of them

b) Why did Lencho rewrite the letter to God?
1) For rest of the money
2) For teaching a good lesson to his wife
3) For teaching a good lesson to his son
4) For expelling the post office employees from the job

c) What was ironical in Lencho’s letter to God?
1) He doubted the ones who ditched him
2) He doubted the ones who deceived him
3) He doubted the ones who helped him
4) None of these

d) Who had been called ‘Bunch of Crooks’ in this extract?
1) Postman
2) Postmaster
3) Other employees of post office
4) All of these

Answers

a. Employees of Post office b. For rest of the money c. He doubted the ones who helped him d. All of these

 

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