MCQs for CBSE Class 10 English Chapter 4 – From the Diary of Anne Frank are available here with answers. These questions are published by the CBSE Board itself for Class 10 English.
CBSE Class 10 MCQs for the chapter ‘From the diary of Anne Frank’ are generally provided to prepare the objective questions for the committee examinations. The English MCQs provided in this article are from the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) questionnaire for the English subject of Grade 10. Answers to all questions have been made available to students. Practice these English MCQs to do well on the Objective Type Paper of the CBSE Class 10 Board Exam 2021-2022.
Multiple choice questions based on an excerpt.
(A) “’Paper has more patience than people’ I thought of this saying on one of those days when I was feeling a little depressed and sitting at home with my chin in my hands, bored and listless, wondering whether to stay in it should or go out. Eventually I stayed where I was and pondered: yes, paper has more patience, and since I have no intention of letting someone else read this stiff-backed notebook that is great as a “diary”, unless I should ever find a real boyfriend, it probably won’t make a difference. “
I. ‘Paper has more patience than people.’ What does this mean? This implies that Anne
a) believed more in the power of writing than in speaking to people.
b) felt that she could pour her heart freely on paper.
c) had more confidence to share their thoughts and feelings on paper.
d) felt that she could openly express her feelings on paper.
Answer: b) felt that she could pour out her heart freely on paper.
ii. Do you select the emoticon that clearly highlights the meaning of “listless” in the excerpt?
a) Option (i)
b) option (ii)
c) option (iii)
d) option (iv)
Answer: c) Option (iii)
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iii. Select the odd option related to the meaning of “patience”.
a) Option (i)
b) option (ii)
c) option (iii)
d) option (iv)
Answer: a) Option (i)
iv. If the diary were a “real friend”, what qualities would Anne expect from it? Select the option that lists these correctly.
2. good listener
5. not judgmental
Choose the correct option from the following:
a) 1 & 4
b) 5, 6 & 7
c) 2, 3 & 5
d) 3 & 7
Answer: c) 2, 3 & 5
v. Are you looking for the phrase that highlights the meaning of ‘brood’ as used in the excerpt?
e) The mysterious house on the hill is still brooding over the village.
f) The people in the stock market are always brooding over the profits.
g) He brooded over the matter and took a long time to make up his mind.
h) Tension and drama breed at the site of the investigation.
Answer: g) He brooded over the matter and took a long time to make up his mind.
vi. (Additional Exercise Q) Anne has no intention of letting others read her diary than
a) She is silent about her life.
b) it’s about their intimate feelings.
c) She is not ready to share it with anyone.
d) she wants to cherish these moments herself.
Answer: b) it is about your intimate feelings.
vii. (Additional Exercise Q) Select the option that lists the image that best fits ‘Chatterbox’.
a) image (i)
b) image (ii)
c) image (iii)
d) image (iv)
Answer: b) picture (ii)
(B) “Mr. Keesing laughed well at my arguments, but as I worked my way through the next lesson, he assigned me a second essay. This time it should be ‘An Incorrigible Chatterbox’. I handed it in and Mr. Keesing had nothing to complain about for two whole hours. But during the third hour he finally had enough. “Anne Frank, as a punishment for speaking in class, write an essay called ‘Quack, Quack, Quack, said Mistress Chatterbox’.”
I. What convincing argument did Anne make?
a) She was talkative like any other student in the class.
b) She had the right to be talkative as it was a classroom and not a prison.
c) She had inherited the trait from her mother, so she couldn’t stop being talkative.
d) She found it impossible to be as calm as the others because she couldn’t change.
Answer: c) She had inherited the trait from her mother, so she couldn’t stop being talkative.
ii. What does “laughed well” mean in connection with Mr. Keesing?
It means he
a) celebrated his ability to get Anne to write the essay.
b) mocked Anne in front of the whole class.
c) used Anne for her arguments in the essay.
d) recognized the humor in it and was amused.
Answer: d) saw the humor in it and was amused.
iii. Based on this excerpt, select the option with the list of words that best describe Mr. Keesing.
a) happy and creative
b) strict and innovative
c) tolerant and strict
d) innovative and jovial
Answer: b) strict and innovative
iv. Why do you think Mr. Keesing chose the title “An Incorrigible Chat” for Anne to write about?
It was because he expected
a) Anne, to express her inability to explain such a subject.
b) that this would embarrass Anne and control her indiscipline.
c) She should apologize and not repeat her talkative behavior.
d) Anne to explore her creative writing skills.
Answer: b) That this would embarrass Anne and control her indiscipline.
v. How did Anne feel the third time she was punished by Mr Keesing?
a) was happy because she had to write three essays on the same topic.
b) enjoyed making fun of Mr. Keesing in her own way.
c) Was concerned that she had run out of original ideas for her essay.
d) Loved another opportunity to demonstrate their writing skills.
Answer: c) Was concerned that she had run out of original ideas for her essay.
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