A Roadside Stand MCQ Class 12 English
Please refer to Poem 5 A Roadside Stand MCQ Class 12 English with answers below. These multiple-choice questions have been prepared based on the latest NCERT book for Class 12 English. Students should refer to MCQ Questions for Class 12 English with Answers to score more marks in Grade 12 English exams. Students should read the Poem A Roadside Stand and then attempt the following objective questions.
MCQ Questions Class 12 English Poem 5 A Roadside Stand
A Roadside Stand MCQ Class 12 English provided below covers all important topics given in this Poem. These MCQs will help you to properly prepare for exams.
Question. Robert Frost calls his thoughts
(a) way ward
(c) childish longing in vain
Question. A lurking sadness prevails near the open window when
(a) it gets dark
(b) no customers turn up there
(c) the traffic comes to a standstill
(d) somebody dies
Question. Who is Robert Frost?
(a) An American storyteller
(b) An American twentieth century poet
(c) An American narrator
(d) An American essayist
Question. Who wanted to feel the money at hand and from whom?
(a) The rural folk from the government
(b) The rural folk from the social agencies
(c) The rural folk from the government officials
(d) The rural folk from the city people
Question. What is the poet’s call to the polished traffic passing ahead?
(a) he admires this
(b) he is indifferent to this
(c) he condemns this indifferent attitude of the city folk and feels the pain of the rural folk
(d) all these
Question. Who will soothe the rural poor?
(a) Government and Social agencies
(b) Government officials
(c) Promises made by the Government
(d) City people will soothe ‘out of their wits’
Question. Why is the word pathetic used for road side stand?
(a) for city people’s attitude
(b) for government’s declaration
(c) for poor condition of the owner of the stand
(d) for city people’s behavior
Question. What was the news?
(a) City people will give money
(b) city people will help the poor
(c) Relocation and resettlement of the rural folk to make them tension free by the government
(d) None of above
Question. What would be the state of poor rural folk at new location ?
(a) tension free as their needs will be looked after
(b) they will be able to visit city malls
(c) they will enjoy travelling malls and cinema halls
(d) they will be happy
Question. What news in the poem ‘A Roadside Stand’ is making rounds in the village?
(a) City people are connive
(b) Villagers will be given homes near theatre and shopping malls
(c) Rural folk is earning money
Question. Who are the greedy Doers?
(a) the government
(b) old people
(c) The Rural people
(d) The polished city folk
Question. What does Frost describe in the poem?
(a) the feelings of the owners of a roadside shed
(b) the feelings of passengers
(c) the feelings of people on footpath
Question. The news was about
(a) giving loan to the villagers
(b) giving free ration to the villagers
(c) the resettlement of the poor rural people
(d) All of the above
Question. The first car stopped there to
(a) enquire about the route to his destination
(b) use the yard to have a turning
(c) ask where the road led to
(d) know the name of the owner of the shed
Question. What is the open prayer from near the open window?
(a) For money to fall from the sky
(b) for more number of people to stop
(c) for getting money from the government
(d) for the sound of coming cars to stop at the road stand to help the owner to earn money from them
Question. Who went and waited in the lines?
(a) The rural folk to hear the government’s declaration
(b) The rural folk to talk to the social agencies
(c) The rural folk went to hear the sound of stopping cars
(d) The rural folk to have a word with the government officials
Question. What do the flowers of cities in a roadside stand refer to?
(a) city people
(b) The pleasures of cities
(c) urban crowd
(d) city cars
Question. The reaction of a stopping car for the landscape was
(a) pointing out that the landscape was marred by wrong direction signs
(b) pointing out that the landscape was dirty
(c) pointing out that the people of the place were illiterate
(d) pointing out that the people of the place lived in poverty
Question. Moneyed people are mean. It means
(a) they have no feelings for the poor
(b) they are miserly
(c) they are arrogant
(d) they are heartless
Question. Who is the poet of A Roadside Stand?
(a) Samuel Taylor Coleridge
(b) Robert Frost
(c) Lord Byron
(d) Percy Shelley
Question. What does Frost present in the poem A Roadside Stand?
(a) the lives of poor deprived people with understanding and in a sympathatic way
(b) the lives of people who stand on busstand
(c) lives of travellers
Question. What does the speaker or narrator call the thought of the owner of the stand?
(a) A chid like longing
(b) A very good thought
(c) A wise thought
(d) A childish longing in vain
Question. Why was roadside stand built?
(a) so that people can wait there
(b) to make it a bus stop
(c) to earn money from polished city traffic
(d) none of above
Question. The city people proved unjust because
(a) they never set up factories in the rural area
(b) the did not give meaningful wages to the rural labourers
(c) they never helped the poor people with money
(d) they never thought of opening a charitable dispensary in some village
Question. The poet will feel a great relief
(a) if the city people free the villagers of their pain
(b) if the municipality opens a school there
(c) if the government opens a dispensary there
(d) if job facilities are created there
Question. What does polished traffic refer to?
(a) city people
(b) smartness of city people
(c) insensitive attitude of city people and their gentle appearance
Question. What is a Roadside Stand in the poem?
(a) a bus stop
(b) a waiting point
(c) a shed outside a roadside old house
Question. Their state in the resettlement are would be
(a) they will have enough to eat
(b) they will get suitable jobs
(c) their hygientic conditions will improve
(d) their worries and tension would vanish
Question. The city people are greedy good doers because
(a) they are indifferent to the plight of the poor
(b) their good actions enshrine greed
(c) they hate the poor rural folk
(d) they think only of their own benefits
Question. Why are the city people called beasts of prey?
(a) because of their selfishness and tendency to dupe others for it
(b) because they are welldressed
(c) they know how to earn money
(d) all these
Question. Why did a stopping car react?
(a) to point out at the wrongly marked N and S directions
(b) to buy some items
(c) to appreciate their hardwork
(d) to soothe the villagers
Question. What is the special quality of the city people or folk?
(a) They are connive
(b) They are smart
(c) know how to get benefits in a calculative manner
(d) They are snobbish
Question. Who are the ‘pitiful kin’ in the poem?
(a) The poor rural folk and farmers
(b) government officials
(c) city people with cars
(d) social agencies
Question. Who do selfish cars refer to?
(a) car owners who do not stop on the stand
(b) Government officials
(c) city people
(d) social agencies
Question. What does support the flow of cities?
(b) flow of money
(d) rural people
Question. Why was the childish longing in vain ?
(a) because it was useless
(b) because they were shifting
(c) because their wish of earning from city folk couldn’t be realized or fulfilled
Question. What is being sold on roadside stand?
(d) wild berries, golden squash and some other similar products
Question. What does I stand for in the poem?
(a) owner of the stand
(b) city flower who stopped on the stand
(c) Poet of the poem-Robert Frost
Question. What was put up in front of an old house at the edge of the road?
(a) A saloon
(b) A shanty
(c) A little newshed
(d) A mall
Question. Which word in the poem means fading?
Question. Who made roadside stand and where?
(a) The sarpanch made in the village
(b) The government made in the village
(c) The poor rural people made in the village
(d) social agencies made in the village
Question. The shed pled pathetically because
(a) people of high strata of life passed from the road indifferently
(b) the police was troubling its owner
(c) the terrorists threatened its owner
(d) there was shortage of customers
Question. Polished traffic refers to
(a) those who polish
(b) refined traffic of cars
(c) rickshaw pullers
(d) people of high status
Question. What is the importance of cash flow for city people?
(a) they love it
(b) it runs their life so it is their life line
(c) they earn by befooling others
(d) they earn it with their hardwork
Question. What promise was the government making to relocate the villagers?
(a) to give them all the luxuries
(b) to show them movies
(c) their all needs will be looked after
(d) all these
Question. From whom did the rural people desire to get money?
(a) From all the passers-by
(b) From all the transporters
(c) From the city folk
(d) From the village Panchayat
Question. A car rider wanted to buy _______ from the villager.
(b) golden squash
(c) a gallon of gas
(d) some cobs of mealies
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