ODE to Autumn and Prayer for my Daughter MCQs Questions
Question. May she be granted beauty and yet not/ Beauty to make a stranger’s eye _______
Question. The gleaner walks carefully across
(b) Half reaped furrow
(c) The winnowing wind
(d) A brook
Question. Where are the ________ of Springs? Ay, where are they?
Question. Which personification of autumn appears in Ode to Autumn?
(a) A gleaner
(b) An old man
(c) A gardener
(d) An apple picker
Question. Who watched the last oozing hours by hours?
(a) Cider- presser
(b) Cider- maker
(d) Cider owner
Question. Autumn is the season of mists and
(a) Ripe fruitfulness
(b) Mellow fruitfulness
(c) Soft fruitfulness
(d) Juicy fruitfulness
Question. A Prayer for My Daughter is marked by a strong personal note relating to
(a) Maud Gonne
(b) Anna Yeats
(d) Helen of Troy
Question. Autumn is called the bosom friend of the
(a) Blazing sun
(b) Bright sun
(c) Maturing sun
(d) Gigantic sun
Question. Keats enjoys the tranquility and _________ that autumn brings with it.
Question. Sometimes whoever seeks abroad may find/ Thee sitting careless on a _______ floor
Question. The reaper felt sleepy with the
(a) fume of daisies
(b) fume of poppies
(c) fume of roses
(d) fume of hyacinths
Question. The loveliest woman born according to Yeats is
(a) His daughter
(b) Lady Gregory
(c) Maud Gonne
(d) Helen of Troy
Question. What was howling outside Yeats’ house?
(d) A woman
Question. According to Yeats, what is under the ‘cradle hood and coverlid’?
(a) A baby
(b) A rabbit
(c) Feeding bottle
Question. The poem “A Prayer for My Daughter” was written after the birth of Yeats’ daughter. His daughter’s name is
Question. Accordingly, Keats’ poems leave the uncertainties and doubts open to the reader’s
Question. The season of mists and mellow fruitfulness is
Question. Once more the storm is howling and
(a) half hid
(b) half buried
(c) half revealed
(d) half shown
Question. What are the two ‘close bosom-friends’ mentioned in Ode to Autumn?
(a) The bees and the flowers
(b) The sun and the autumn season
(c) The autumn season and the bees
(d) The trees and the sun
Question. The small gnats mourn in a wailful choir
(a) Among the river sallows
(b) Among the river bushes
(c) Among the river willows
(d) Among the river plants
Question. W.B. Yeats’ A Prayer for my Daughter was written in __________, shortly after Yeats daughter, Anne’s birth.
Question. For whom is the poet praying in ‘A Prayer for my Daughter’?
(a) The people of Ireland
(b) The queen
(d) For his baby
Question. In Yeats’ poem, who rose out of the spray?
(a) The great queen
(c) A serpent
(d) A monster
Question. May she be granted ___________ and yet not Beauty to make a stranger’s eye distraught.
Question. May she become a flourishing hidden –
Question. The device used by the poet in Ode to Autumn is
Question. John Keats died of tuberculosis in 1821 at the age of:
Question. Yeats wrote “A Prayer for My Daughter” after the birth of his daughter Anne in:
Question. The reaper in Ode to Autumn falls asleep because he
(a) Is tired of reaping
(b) Is drowsed with the fume of poppies
(c) Wants to rest
(d) Wants to relax
Question. The red ___________ whistles from a garden croft
Question. Who bleated from the hilly bourn?
(a) Full grown lambs
(b) Full grown sheep
(c) Full grown bees
(d) Full grown crickets
Question. Keats was a poet of
Question. William Butler Yeats was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in
Question. “The Great Queen” that rose out of the spray is
(a) Maud Gonne
(d) Yeats’ daughter
Question. Ceremony is a name for
(a) A rich horn
(b) A spreading laurel tree
(c) Innocence and beauty born
(d) Wealth and glory
Question. Self-appeasing, self-affrighting,/ And that its own sweet will is ________ will
Question. How but in custom and in ceremony/ Are ____________ and beauty born?
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Question. The season of Autumn fill all fruits with ______ to the core.
Question. In Yeats’ poem, The Great Queen that rose out of the spray is _________
Question. Thee sitting careless on a________ floor.
Question. The poetical device wherein an inanimate object is addressed as if it were a real person is called ____________
Question. Out of the murderous________ of the sea.
Question. An ___________ hatred is the worst, / So let her think opinions are accursed.
Question. Season of mists and ________ fruitfulness,/ Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun
Question. It’s certain that fine women eat, A _________ salad with their meat.
Question. While barred clouds bloom the soft-dying day,/ And touch the stubble plains with _________________
Question. Yeats believes that beautiful women often undo the Horn of ________ by their foolish actions.
Question. That the future years had come, Dancing to a frenzied drum, Out of the ____ of the sea
Question. Fine women eat a crazy salad with their ______________
Question. “To Autumn” is about Keats’ expression of his love for ____________
Question. Helen, being chosen, found life flat and _______
Question. Yeats does not want his daughter to be too __________
Question. “Considering that, all hatred driven hence, The soul recovers radical _________”
Question. An intellectual hatred is the worst,/ So let her think ________ are accursed.
Question. And sometimes like a gleaner thou dost keep steady thy laden head across a _____
Question. Autumn is the season of mists and __________ fruitfulness.
Question. Keats describes the beauty of autumn by __________ it.