Check the below NCERT MCQ Class 10 English A Triumph of Surgery with Answers available with PDF free download. MCQ Questions for Class 10 English with Answers were prepared based on the latest syllabus and examination pattern issued by CBSE, NCERT and KVS. Our teachers have provided below A Triumph of Surgery Class 10 English MCQs Questions with answers which will help students to revise and get more marks in exams
A Triumph of Surgery Class 10 English MCQs Questions with Answers
Refer below for MCQ Class 10 English A Triumph of Surgery with solutions. Solve questions and compare with the answers provided below
(A) 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. Out on the road, I glanced down at the pathetic little animal gasping on the seat by my side. I patted the head and Tricki made a brave effort to wag his tail. “Poor old lad,” I said. “You haven’t a kick in you but I think I know a cure for you.”
i What might the atmosphere of the household in the above extract signify?
a) Mrs Pumphrey’s status in society reflected in Tricki’s lifestyle.
b) The staff’s love for Tricki, which matched that of Mrs. Pumphrey
c) The grand life of comforts and luxuries that Tricki enjoyed.
d) Mrs. Pumphrey’s indulgence and anxiety acted upon by the staff.
iI As the extract indicates, Mrs. Pumphrey indulged Tricki and bought him many things.
Choose the option that best describes the kinds of advertisement/s that seem likely to persuade Mrs. Pumphrey to buy something for Tricki.
(i) Statistics Appeal – Such advertisements use facts and data to convince consumers to buy products.
(ii) Scarcity Appeal – Such advertisements create a feeling of exclusivity and are often used to convince people to take advantage of a sale or limited period offer.
(iii) Personal Appeal – Such advertisements focus on evoking emotions to convince consumers and often relate to family or other inter-personal interactions.
(iv) Fear Appeal – Such advertisements focus on inspiring some kind of fear to convince consumers to take action in order to avoid certain negative or undesirable consequences.
a) Options (i), (ii) and (iv)
b) Options (iii) and (iv)
c) Options (i), (iii) and (iv)
d) Option (ii) only
iii The narrator describes Tricki as a “pathetic little animal”. The use of the word ‘pathetic’ indicates that the narrator
a) was very fond of Tricki.
b) thought Tricki was contemptible.
c) pitied Tricki’s condition.
d) believed Tricki’s health was deteriorating.
(B) 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. All the while, Mrs Pumphrey hovered anxiously in the background, ringing a dozen times a day for the latest bulletins.
i Read the following statements, each of which describes the gist of the given extract.
Select the option that captures the essence of the extract correctly.
Statement I – It highlights the kind of comforts and luxuries that Tricki was used to at home.
Statement II – It brings out a contrast between Tricki and Mrs. Pumphrey’s state of being.
Statement III – It reflects that Tricki was happier at the surgery, and loved being with other dogs.
Statement IV – It shows Tricki’s journey with his peers at the surgery, and documents his recovery.
a) Statements I and II
b) Statements III and IV
c) Statements I and III
d) Statements II and IV
ii What does the reference to Tricki as a “silky little object” signify?
a) Tricki was a very small and rather pampered dog.
b) Tricki was comfortably attired in fine silks and warm coats.
c) Unlike the other dogs, Tricki had lived in the lap of luxury with care and grooming.
d) The narrator’s mockery of Tricki’s life and treatment with Mrs. Pumphrey.
iii Why does the narrator describe being “tramped on and squashed” as joys?
a) To suggest the irony about the strange ways of dogs.
b) To mention the simple pleasures of canine life.
c) To compare it to Tricki’s earlier play-time at the house.
d) To direct attention towards Tricki’s successful recovery.
iv “All the while, Mrs Pumphrey hovered anxiously in the background”.
Given below are different types of pet parenting styles described in Country Living, an e-magazine.
Choose the option that best reflects the kind of pet owner Mrs. Pumphrey was.
(i) Traffic Light pet owners have a healthy balance of rules and freedom and give clear and consistent signals for ‘yes’ and ‘no’.
(ii) Entranced pet owners have the best intentions, but as soon as their pet locks eyes with them and gives their command, they are at their pet’s beck and call.
(iii) The Goose pet owners go all-out in protecting their pet. They often limit their time away from their pet, especially puppies.
(iv) The Baggage Handler pet owners love being close to their pets and going on adventures together. They are always mindful of the pet’s comfort and security .
a) Option (i)
b) Option (ii)
c) Option (iii
d) Option (iv)
v Pick the option that reveals Tricki’s characteristics in the context of ‘fighting like a tiger for his share at mealtimes and hunting rats in the old henhouse at night.’
a) 2,4 and 5
b) Only 2
c) 1 and 5
d) 3,4 and 6
We hope you liked MCQ Class 10 English A Triumph of Surgery with answers provided above. In case you have any questions please post them in the comments section below and our English teachers will provide a response.