The Snake Trying- Quick Review of the Poem

By | July 16, 2023
Poetic Devices of The Snake Trying Class 9


ByW.W.E. Ross


1. What is our opinion about most of the snakes?

   (A) fearsome symbols of death                                         (B) faithful friends

 (C) loyal to the human being                                                       (D) not harmful to us

 Ans. (A) fearsome symbols of death

2. In the poet’s views, the snakes are

(A) harmful to us                                                                        (B) not harmful to us

(C) enemy to us                                                                          (D) all of the above

Ans. (B) not harmful to us

3. What is the snake trying to escape?

 (A) stone                                                                                      (B) bullet

 (C) mud                                                                                        (D) stick

 Ans. (D) stick

4. The snake has a _____.

 (A) thin long body                                                                      (B) thick small body

 (C) huge body                                                                              (D) all of the above

 Ans. (A) thin long body

5. How does the poet describe the shapes of the snake’s body?

(A) graceful                                                                                    (B) beautiful

(C) ugly                                                                                             (D) both (A) and (B)

 Ans. (D) both (A) and (B)

6. What does the snake glide through?

(A) mud                                                                                            (B)ice

(C) water                                                                                          (D) all of the above

   Ans. (C) water

7.Of what colour snake is the poet talking about?

(A) red                                                                                                             (B) white

 (C) green,                                                                                                      (D) black

 Ans. (C ) green

8. Who is the Snake harmful too?

(A) men,                                                                                                         (B) Women

 (C) children                                                                                                    (D) none of the above

  Ans. (D) none of the above

9. What Is the nature of the green snake who is trying to escape?

 (A) harmless                                                                                                 (B) furious

(C) harmful                                                                                                     (D) annoyed

 Ans. (A) harmless

10. Where did the snake lie until observed?

 (A) in a tree                                                                                                    (B) on the water

  (C) on the sand                                                                                             (D) in the mud

 Ans. (C) on the sand

11. Where does the snake vanish?

  (A) in the water                                                                                          (B) in the reeds 

  (C) in a house                                                                                              (D) none of the above

 Ans. (B) in the reeds

12. Who chased the snake?

 (A) man                                                                                                            (B) Mongoose

 (C) crocodile                                                                                                   (D) eagle

Ans. (A) man

13. What does the poet wish for the snake?

  (A) killed                                                                                                          (B) escape unhurt

  (C) caught                                                                                                        (D) all of the above

  Ans. (B) escape unhurt

14. Who is the poet of the poem ‘The Snake Trying’?

  (A) Edward Lear                                                                                            (B) W.W.E. Ross

   (C) Gieve Patel                                                                                              (D) William Wordsworth

Ans. (B) W.W.E. Ross

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