19 Jul 2020

BA English Modern Essay My Grandfather MCQs

My Grandfather

By W.B Yeats

1- "My Grandfather" is the pen work of _________

a.A.A Milne

b.Alfred George

c.W.B Yeats

d.Hebert

 

2- W.B Yeats was born on _______

a.12 June 1867

b.13 June 1865

c.11 June 1866

d.10 June 1869

 

3- He was one of the foremost figures of ___________

a.19th century linguistics

b.20th century science

c.20th century literature

d.19th century science

 

4- He was a famous ________

a.Irish poet

b.playwright

c.statesman

d.all of above

 

5- He made a tremendous contribution in the revival of __________

a.Irish Literature

b.British Literature

c.psychologist

d.none of these

 

6- He was awarded with Nobel Prize for ________

a.peace

b.physics

c.literature

d.science

 

7- He was awarded Nobel Prize in _____

a.1921

b.1922

c.1923

d.1924

 

8- He was born in ______

a.Oak Park

b.Sandy mount

c.Greenland

d.Swedish

 

9- He spent his childhood holidays in _______

a.sandy mount

b.county Sligo

c.Germany

d.Italy

 

10- William great-great-grandfather married Mary Butler in _____

a.1771

b.1772

c.1773

d.1774

 

11- Yeats was _________ nationalist

a.Italian

b.us

c.Irish

d.Asian

 

12- He died on ________

a.20 Jan 1939

b.28 Jan 1939

c.21 Jan 1940

d.23 Jan 1940

 

13- "My Grandfather" is an extract from his __________

a.biography

b.autobiography

c.essay

d.article

 

14- "My Grandfather" is an extract from ____________

a.Reveries over childhood

b.Reveries over youth

c.reveries over youth and old age

d.Reveries Over Childhood and Youth

 

15- In this essay Yeats recollects his memories of his

a.father

b.paternal grandfather

c.maternal grandfather

d.parents

 

16- His grandfather's name was _________

a.William Pocksfin

b.William Pollexfen

c.Dickinson

d.Milne

17- The writer recollects numerous incidents of his _______

a.old age

b.infant age

c.youth

d.childhood

 

18- He remembers sitting upon his ________ knee and looking out of the window

a.grandmother's

b.grandfather's

c.father's

d.mother's

 

19- He often remained ______ in his childhood

a.jolly

b.naughty

c.sad

d.fear

 

20- The sadness was because of _________

a.loneliness

b.fear of his grandfather

c.fear of his teacher

d.both a and b

 

21- It was tradition to be afraid of _________

a.teacher

b.policemen

c.grandfather

d.reptiles

 

22- The writer often thought that he was wicked and prayed for his grandfather's _______

a.health

b.sickness

c.wealth

d.death

 

23- When he thought that he might die, he prayed for _____

a.wealth

b.health

c.success

d.life

 

24- The grandfather belonged to __________

a.an old Cornish family

b.an educationist family

c.political family

d.catholic family

 

25- The grandfather's father was _______

a.doctor

b.teacher

c.writer

d.in army

 

26- Grandfather's father was the owner of some ________ after his retirement

a.buildings

b.farms

c.weapons

d.ships

 

27- His mother was a ___________

a.doctor

b.teacher

c.Vexfordian woman

d.social worker

 

28- ________ was the only son of his parents

a.grandfather's father

b.grandmother

c.grandfather

d.yeast

 

29- _________ was very strong fellow and had great physical strength

a.Yeats

b.grandmother

c.grandfather

d.grandfather's father

 

30- He didn't order anyone to do anything which he____ himself

a.could do

b.couldn't do

c.both a and b

d.none of above

 

31- Once there was a problem in the __________ of the ship

a.engine

b.machine

c.wheels

d.rudder

 

32- He asked the______ to go down to remove the problem

a.crew

b.labor

c.worker

d.officer

 

33- No one was ready to go into the water as it was _______

a.full of sharks

b.very cold

c.very hot

d.very deep

 

34- The __________ dived into the water and removed the problem

a.grandmother

b.Yeats

c.grandfather

d.father

 

35- The ________ was the man of hot temperament

a.grandmother

b.father

c.mother

d.grandmother

 

36- He always had a hatchet with him in case of any ______

a.lion

b.thief

c.tiger

d.foe

 

37- Instead of going to _____, he would knock a man down

a.police

b.law

c.father

d.none of these

 

38- __________ were his favorite books

a.bible

b.falcon's shipwreck

c.both a and b

d.none of these

 

39- ________ was gentle and patient

a.grandfather

b.grandmother

c.father

d.mother

 

40- ________ did many charities among the poor women

a.grandfather

b.Yeats mother

c.grandmother

d.none of these

 

41- She was much fond of _________

a.writing

b.reading

c.learning

d.gardening

 

42- ___ formed many strict rules and regulations in his home

a.grandmother

b.grandfather

c.uncle

d.father

 

43- It was necessary for _____ to follow the rules

a.children

b.grandmother

c.grandfather

d.all

 

44- He had ____ but its misuse was not allowed by him

a.car

b.weapon

c.railway pass

d.machines

 

45- The keys of the stable yard were given to him at _______

a.7 pm

b.8 pm

c.9 pm

d.10 pm

 

46- The ________ was never locked

a.house

b.farmhouse

c.stable yard

d.jeweler box

47- ________ gave something for eating to the writer between the meals

a.cook

b.grandmother

c.grandfather

d.servant

 

48- _________ round the house every night, carrying a candle

a.grandfather

b.grandmother

c.Yeats

d.father

 

49- Grandmother round the house to release ________

a.animals

b.dogs

c.any thief

d.cockroaches

 

50- She release the thief from _________

a.grandfather

b.policemen

c.foe

d.none of these

 

 


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