Amanda: MCQS Previous Years’ Questions Class 10 English CBSE

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Amanda Class 10 English

Q. Read the extracts given below and answer the questions that follow by choosing the correct option:

Don’t bite your nails, Amanda!
Don’t hunch your shoulders, Amanda!
Stop that slouching and sit up straight,
Amanda!

(a) What is Amanda doing to her nails?
(b) What does she do to her shoulders?
(c) What is her sitting posture?
(d) How should Amanda sit?

Answers
(a) She is biting her nails.
(b) She hunches her shoulders.
(c) She is sitting in a slouching posture.
(d) Amanda should sit straight


Did you finish your homework, Amanda?
Did you tidy your room, Amanda?
I thought I told you to clean your shoes,
Amanda!

(a) What does the speaker ask Amanda about her homework?
(b) What does she ask her about her room?
(c) What was Amanda told to clean?
(d) Has Amanda cleaned her shoes?

Answers
(a) The speaker asks Amanda if she has done her homework.
(b) She asks her if she had cleaned her room.
(c) Amanda was told to clean her shoes.
(d) No, Amanda has not cleaned her shoes.


Don’t eat that chocolate, Amanda!
Remember your acne. Amanda!
Will you please look at me when I’m speaking to you,
Amanda!

(a) What does the speaker tell Amanda about chocolate?
(b) Why should she not eat chocolate, according to the speaker?
(c) What does the speaker want Amanda to
do when she is talking to her?
(d) Was Amanda listening to the speaker?

Answers
(a) The speaker tells Amanda not to eat chocolate.
(b) She should not eat chocolate because it can cause acne.
(c) The speaker wants Amanda to look at her when she is addressing her.
(d) No, Amanda was not listening to the speaker.


(I am Rapunzel, I have not care;
life in a tower is tranquil and rare;
I’ll certainly never let down my bright hair!)

(a) Who was Rapunzel?
(b) What kind of life did Rapunzel lead?
(c) What is the meaning of the word ‘tranquil’?
(d) What does the girl in these lines want to do?

Answers
(a) Rapunzel was a fairy princess with very long hair.
(b) Peaceful
(c) She let her hair fall down from the castle for her lover to climb upholding them.
(d) She never wants to let down her bright hair.


Stop that sulking at once, Amanda!
You’re always so moody, Amanda!
Anyone would think that I nagged at you,
Amanda!

(a) Whom does the speaker ask to stop sulking?
(b) Did Amanda really sulk?
(c) What kind of girl was Amanda?
(d) What does the speaker fear people will think about her?

Answers
(a) The speaker asks Amanda to stop sulking.
(b) Amanda was not sulking; she was lost in her world of dreams.
(c) She was freedom loving and moody.
(d) The speaker fears that people will think that she nags Amanda.


(There is a languid, emerald sea,
where the sole inhabitant is me
– a mermaid, drifting blissfully.)

(a) Why are these lines given within brackets?
(b) Give the word from the extract which means free flowing act of going with the motion and force?
(c) What is the role of mermaid here?
(d) Which word in the extract means opposite of ‘sorrowful’?

Answers
(a) These lines are given within brackets
because they reveal the inner thoughts of Amanda.
(b) Drifting means free flowing act of going with the motion.
(c) Mermaid is a part of Amanda’s fantasy in her own created world. Amanda like a mermaid longs to be in a place where she is all by herself.
(d) Blissfully is opposite of sorrowful.


This Post Has 3 Comments

  1. Gaurav

    These questions are too easy. Please make it little bit more hard. Whatever these questions is good but not excellent.

    1. Sirji

      Thanks for your feedback. CBSE QB questions are the new ones added now on page 2.

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