Class-8 Poem-7 MY NEW BEST FRIEND (100 Words Objective Unsolved)

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Read the poem given below carefully-                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

MY NEW BEST FRIEND

Today I met a great new friend

Who knew me right away;

It was funny how she understood

All that I had to say

She listened to my problems

She listened to my dreams;

We talked about love and life,

She’d been there ,too –it seems!

I never once felt judged by her

She knew just how I felt;

She seemed to just accept me

With all the faults I’d been dealt.

She didn’t interrupt me

Or need to have her  say;

She jus listened very patiently

And didn’t go away

I wanted her to understand

How much this meant to me;

But as I went to hug her

Something  startled me.

I put my arms in front me

And tried to pull her nearer;

And realized that my new best friend

Was nothing but a mirror.

Read the questions given below and write the option you consider the most appropriate in your answer sheet:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

(i)’She listened to my problems……….’ “She ” referred  to here is                          

            (a) an old friend                                                    (b) a new friend at school

            (c) a mirror                                                              (d) a young boy

(ii)’I never once felt judged by her “means                                                                                                   

(a) she was never criticized by her friend              (b) she was never appreciated

 (c) she was never humiliated                                     (d) she was never observed by her friend

 (iii)’I wanted her to understand/How much this meant to me “what does this refer to?             

(a) love shown                                                                  (b) care shown

(c) patient obedience                                                    (d) patient hearing

(iv)’Something startled me” means                                                                                                                  

(a) She was shocked                                                       (b) she started her work

 (c) she was filled with happiness                              (d) she was filled with disgust.

(v) The tone of the poem is                                                                                                                       

(a) ironical                                                                           (b) confessional

(c) satirical                                                                           (d) humorous.

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