From the Diary of Anne Frank Extract Based MCQs Class 10: This is a story of a young girl named Anne Frank. The story is based on her diary. Anne was a Jewish girl who had to go into hiding during the World War to avoid the Nazis suppression. During her and her family’s hiding time, she continued her diary writing mentioning her observations and experiences during those traumatic periods. The chapter is an excerpt from the ‘Diary of a Young Girl’ by Anne Frank.
From the Diary of Anne Frank- Extract Based Questions
Read the extract given below and answer the questions that follow: (2×2=4 marks)
Q. 1. To enhance the image of this long-awaited friend in my imagination, I don’t want to jot down the facts in this diary the way most people would do, but I want the diary to be my friend, and I’m going to call this friend ‘Kitty ’.Since no one would understand a word of my stories to Kitty if I were to plunge right in, I’d better provide a brief sketch of my life, much as I dislike doing so.
(a) Who is ‘I’ here? Why did she call her diary her long awaited friend?
(b) How does she want to begin her diary?
(a) ‘I’ here is Anne Frank. She called her diary so because she since long wanted to have a friend in which she could confide in kitty, her diary served her purpose.
(b) She wants to name her diary ‘Kitty’. She wants to begin writing her diary by, first, giving a brief sketch of her family.
Q. 2. To enhance the image of this long – awaited friend in my imagination, I don’t want to jot down the facts in this diary the way most people would do, but I want the diary to be my friend, and I’m going to call this friend ‘Kitty’.
a. Who is the long-awaited friend mentioned here ?
b. What would she write in her diary ?
(a) Her long – awaited friend is her diary which was given to her on her thirteenth birthday. She had named it Kitty.
(b) Most people write only facts in their diary but she would write her feelings and emotions in her diary as she had taken her to be her best friend.
Q.3. I get along pretty well with all my teachers. There are nine of them, seven men and two women. Mr. Keesing, the old fogey who teaches maths, was annoyed with me for ages, because I talked so much. After several warnings, he assigned me extra homework, an essay on the subject, ‘A Chatterbox’. A chatterbox-what can you write about that ? I’d worry about that later, I decided. I jotted down the title in my notebook, tucked it in my bag and tried to keep quiet.
a. What did Anne say about her teachers ?
b. Why was her Maths teacher annoyed with her ?
a. Anne said that there were nine teachers in her school..seven men and two women. She got along pretty with all of them.
b. Her Maths teacher Mr. Keesing was annoyed with her because she used to talk a lot
Q.4. My father, the most adorable father I’ve ever seen, didn’t marry my mother until he was thirty six and she was twenty-five. My sister Margot was born in Frankfurt in Germany in 1926. I was born on 12th June, 1929. I lived in Frankfurt until I was four. My father emigrated to Holland in 1933. My mother, Edith Hollander Frank, went with him to Holland in September, while Margot and I were sent to Aachen to stay with our grandmother.
a. Why were the narrator and her sister sent to Aachen ?
b. What does the narrator tell the reader about her father ?
a. The narrator and her sister were sent to Aachen as her father had emigrated to Holland along with her mother and there was no one to look after them.
b. The narrator, Anne Frank, calls her father as the most adorable father who loved his daughters very much.