English MCQ The Tiger King Objective quiz Class 12

By | April 24, 2023

The Tiger King

By- Kalki

MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS

MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS (MCQ — TEST) (1 Mark Each)

1.Kalki, the author of ‘The Tiger King’ has used as a background, days of———- kings dominating their subjects.

(a) just                     (b) brave                  (c) eccentric                      (d) gullible

2.In the story, The Tiger King’ proves to be all powerful———-

 (a) strength of character                       (b) destiny

(c) willpower                                          (d) authority

3.The Maharaja of———- is the hero of the story.

(a) Ramnagar                                   (b) Pratibandapuram

(c) Paltipuram                                 (d) Preetamgarh

4.Band informs the readers in the beginning that the Tiger King is ————

 (a) mortal                                      (b) gullible

(c) eccentric                                  (d) immortal

5.How old was the Prince when he ridiculed the astrologer?

(a) 10 days                               (b) 10 weeks

(c) 10 months                         (d) 10 years

6.The astrologer told the Tiger King that death would come from a tiger because he was born in the hour of the————

 (a) snake                                (b) lion

(c) deer                                  (d) bull

7.What character trait of the prince is revealed when he utters the words, ‘Let Tigers Beware’?

(a) Humility                         (b) Arrogance

(c) Pride                              (d) Will-power

8.The Tiger King was crowned at the age of———-

 (a) 10                               (b) 14

(c) 20                               (d) 24

9.The state astrologer predicted that no harm would come to the Tiger King till the killing of——— tigers

 (a) 89                             (b) 99

(c) 79                            (d) 100

10.The Tiger King’s upbringing was very English. He was given milk of an English cow, watched English movies and ——-

(a) was looked after by an English nanny

 (b) his clothes went to England to be washed

(c) he lived in England

 (d) he loved Indian food

11.How old was the King’s son?

 (a) One year old              (b) Three years old

(c) Five years old           (d) Seven years old

12.What present did the king buy for his son?

(a) A real tiger             (b) A toy car

(c) A toy tiger             (d) An air gun

13.The original cost of the present was

(a) 2 annas and a quarter        (b) 2 annas and a half

(c) One and a half annas         (d) 3 annas

14. The shopkeeper sold it to the Tiger King for——

(a) 30 rupees                       (b) 60 rupees

(c) 120 rupees                    (d) 300 rupees

15.The wooden tiger was carved by

(a) A master craftsman            (b) An unskilled carpenter

(c) The shopkeeper himself    (d) A British carpenter

16.———stood out of the wooden tiger

(a)Tiny slivers                       (b) Gems             

(c) Engravings of ivory       (d) Chains of silver

17.Identify the literary device in ‘like quills all over it’.

(a) Metaphor                     (b) Simile

(c) Alliteration                  (d) Personification

18. While playing with the prince, the king got hurt when a tiny sliver pierce his

(a) right hand                (b) left hand

(c) right elbow              (d) left the ankle

19.How many surgeons were summoned to attend the king?

(a) 3                (b) 7

(c) 9              (d) 13

20.Where were the surgeons summoned from?

(a) Delhi                   (b) Bombay

(c) Calcutta             (d) Madras

21. Each time the Maharaja visited his father-in-law, he killed——— tigers

 (a) 1-2                                  (b) 5-6

(c) 9-10                                (d) 12-13

22.The Maharaja was sunk in gloom because

(a) there were no tigers to kill

(b) the British officer was angry

 (c) he had not purchased his son’s birthday present

(d) the British officer’s wife accepted all the rings

23.Maharaja on not finding the last tiger———

(a) went to the Madras zoo

 (b) terminated the services of many officers

(c) went to live in the jungle

(d) gave up the idea completely

24.The King thought of——– the land tax.

(a) reducing                          (b) abolishing

(c) doubling                         (d) imposing

25.The frustrated Tiger King asked the Dewan——–

(a) to resign

 (b) to go to far off places in search of a tiger

(c) to invite the British Officer

 (d) to get a tiger from the Madras zoo

26.The old tiger was kept——–

 (a) in the state jail                            (b) hidden in the Dewan’s house

(c) tied to a tree in the jungle         (d) hidden in a car

27.The old tiger had been brought from———-

(a) Calcutta Park                          (b) Business Park

(c) Leisure Park                          (d) People’s Park

28.The Tiger Ring was——- when he thought he had shot the final tiger

(a) related                              (b) sad

(c) stoic                              (d) relieved

29.The 100th tiger had——-

 (a) been shot dead              (b) fainted

(c) disappeared                   (d) been set free

30.Who shot the 100th tiger?

(a) The Tiger King               (b) The Dewan

(c) One of the hunters      (d) The British officer

31. The astrologer stated that he would——— if the king killed the 100th tiger

(a) leave the state                       (b) kill himself 

(c) cut his hair                          (d) denounce the world

32.The state———- tiger killing

(a) protected                          (b) encouraged

(c) restricted                         (d) banned

33.A high ranking British officer wished to go on

(a) a tiger hunting expedition

(b) to the jungle

 (c) and investigate the decrease in tiger population

 (d) and remove the Tiger King

34.The Tiger King rejected the British Officer’s request

 (a) for fifty diamond rings               (b) of getting photographed with a tiger

(c) visiting his kingdom                   (d) for killing a tiger

35. ———- became the King’s main occupation

 (a) English (b) Justice (c) Governance (d) Tiger hunting

36.The Tiger King sometimes killed the tiger———–

(a) with bare hands                          (b) without taking aim

 (c) with the help of Dewan            (d) with the help of British Official

37.Maharaja and Dewan——– the British Officer to save the kingdom

(a) entertained                                       (b) bribed

(c) pacified                                           (d) confronted

38.The diamond rings cost the king———

 (a) 3 lakh rupees                          (b) 13 lakh rupees

(c) 18 lakh rupees                       (d) 23 lakh rupees

39. In 10 years of hunting expeditions, the Maharaja killed ———tigers

 (a) 30                                       (b) 50

(c) 70                                       (d) 90

40.——— were left in the kingdom

(a) 30 tigers                           (b) No tigers

(c) A few tigers                     (d) Many tigers

41.How did the child grow?

a) drinking goat’s milk like other royal children

b) drinking buffalo’s milk like other royal chilldren

c) drinking cow’s milk like other royal children

d) none

42. What did the astrologer predict?

a) the boy will be a king

b) the boy will visit the world

c) the king will be killed by 100th tiger

d) none

43. How did the king challenge the prediction of the astrologer?

a) by killing the first tiger

b) by killing the 100th tiger

c) by killing all the tigers in the state

d) none

44. At what age the boy was crowned as king?

a) 30

b) 15

c) 22

d) 20

45. Whom did the King marry?

a) a queen

b) a princess

c) a princess whose father had many tigers.

d) none

46. Why did the King decide to marry?

a)to buy tigers

b)to own tigers

c)to tame tigers

d)to achieve his target of killing 100 tigers.

47. What became the cause of King’s death?

a) a tiger

b) a tiger from his wife’s state forest

c) a tiger from his own state forest

d) a wooden tiger from the toy shop

48. What is the theme of the story?

a) Desire of power

b) Desire to have power for one’s selfish interests and not for the welfare of the people

c) desire to help others

d) none

49. Why did the Maharaja double the tax?

a) In his rage against the disappearance of the sheep and to find 100th tiger

b) to raise the funds

c) to increse the income of the state

d) to help the poor

50. Why did the king send rings to British official’s wife?

a) to save his state and to please The British

b) to invite them for hunting      

c) to invite them for a feast

d) to find more tigers

51.Who is the author of The Tiger King?

a) Ramaswamy Aiyer Krishnamurthy

b) Charles Dickens

c) Kamla Das

d) None of the above

52. What is author’s pen name?

a) Chalki

b) Bhalki

c) Kalki

d) None of the above

53. What is the theme of the story?

a) birds

b) animals

c) birds and animals live on the planet

d) All birds and animals have an important role to maintain the ecological balance

54. On which issue is the story The Tiger King a satire on?

a) on people

b) on animals

c) on animals

d) on the false pride, ego and stubbornness of the powerful people

55. From where did the author derive his pen name?

a) from the prefix of his name

b) from the sufix of his name

c) from the sufix of his wife’s name

d) from the sufix of his and his wife’s name

56. The story is based upon which time period?

a) ancient times

b)modern times

c)medieval times

d)time of autocratic king             

57. Who was Duraisani?

a) an old lady

b) a young lady

c)a greedy woman ,wife of a high rank British officer

d) none of the above

58. What does Durai mean in the story?

a) Chief leader in bengal

b) Chief leader in andhra

c) Chief leader in andhra

d) Chief British Officer

59. Who had killed the hundredth tiger?

a)Maharaja of Pratibandhapuram  

b) Hunters

c) Deewan of Pratibadhapuram

d) British Officers

60. What did the king utter to astrologer’s prediction?

a) let tigers watch

b)Let tigers beware

c) let tigers be careful

d)None

ANSWERS                     

1.(c) eccentric                       
2. (b) destiny                   
3. (b) Pratibandapuram       
4.(a) mortal                          
5. (a) 10 days                       
6.(d) Bull
7.(b) arrogance                  
8. (c) 20                           
9. (b) 99                           
10.(a) was looked after by an English nanny 
11.(b) Three years old
12. (c) A toy tiger                                     
13.(a) 2 annas and a quarter
14. (d) 300 rupees                                   
15.(b) an unskilled carpenter
16. (a) Tiny slivers                               
17. (b) Simile
18. (a) right hand
19. (a) 3                                             
20. (d) Madras
21. (b) 5-6   
22.(a) there were no tigers to kill
23.(b) terminated the services of many officers
24.(c) doubling                               
25. (a) to resign
26.(b) hidden in the Dewan’s house 
27.(d) People’s Park
28.(a) elated                                       
29. (b) fainted
30. (c) One of the hunters 
31. (c) cut his hair             
32.(d) banned               
33. (a) a tiger hunting expedition     
34.(b) of getting photographed with a tiger          
35. (d) Tiger hunting         
36.(a) with bare hands             
37. (b) bribed                   
38. (a) 3 lakh rupees
39.(c) 70                             
40. (b) No tigers
41.c) drinking cow’s milk like other royal children
42. c) the king will be killed by 100th tiger
43. b) by killing the 100th tiger
44. d) 20
45. c) a princess whose father had many tigers.
46. d) to achieve his target of killing 100 tigers.
47. d) a wooden tiger from the toy shop
48. b) Desire to have power for one’s selfish interests and not for the welfare of the people
49. a) In his rage against the disappearance of the sheep and to find 100th tiger
50. a) to save his state and to please The British
51 .a) Ramaswamy Aiyer Krishnamurthy
52. c) Kalki
53. d) All birds and animals have an important role to maintain the ecological balance
54. d) on the false pride, ego and stubbornness of the powerful people
55. a) from the prefix of his name
56. d) time of autocratic king
57. c) a greedy woman ,wife of a high rank British officer
58. d) Chief British Officer
59. b) Hunters
60. b)Let tigers beware