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CBSE Class 8 English - MCQ and Online Tests- Poem - Unit 3 - Macavity: The Mystery Cat

CBSE Class 8 English – MCQ and Online Tests – Poem – Unit 3 – Macavity: The Mystery Cat

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CBSE Class 8 English – MCQ and Online Tests – Poem – Unit 3 – Macavity: The Mystery Cat

Question 1.
How does the poet describe him?
(a) Hidden paw
(b) Master criminal
(c) Monster of depravity
(d) All of the Above


Answer: (d) All of the Above

Question 2.
What happens when you think he is half asleep?
(a) He if half asleep
(b) He is wide awake
(c) He is in deep sleep
(d) He is dreaming about another crime


Answer: (b) He is wide awake

Question 3.
How would you identify Macavity when you see him?
(a) Ginger colour
(b) Tall height
(c) Thin looking
(d) Sunken eyes


Answer: (d) Sunken eyes

Question 4.
“For he’s the _________ who can defy the Law”
(a) Macavity
(b) master criminal
(c) None of the above
(d) master


Answer: (c) None of the above

Question 5.
Who is the poet of the poem “Macavity: The Mystery Cat”?
(a) T.S. Eliot
(b) Macavity
(c) S. D Sawant
(d) Rabindranath Tagore


Answer: (a) T.S. Eliot

Question 6.
“His brow is deeply lined with _____”
(a) Sleep
(b) Caution
(c) Thought
(d) Suspicion


Answer: (c) Thought

Question 7.
“He’s the bafflement of __________”
(a) Flying Squad
(b) Scotland Yard
(c) Scotyard Squad
(d) Flying yard


Answer: (b) Scotland Yard

Question 8.
“He’s a _____ in feline shape”
(a) Monster
(b) Hidden paw
(c) Fiend
(d) Cat


Answer: (c) Fiend

Question 9.
He sways his head from side to side like a __________.
(a) Swing
(b) Snake
(c) Duck
(d) Swan


Answer: (b) Snake

Question 10.
Which of his powers would make a fakir stare?
(a) Levitation
(b) leeping
(c) Disappearing
(d) All of the Above


Answer: (a) Levitation


Macavity’s a Mystery Cat: he’s called the Hidden
For he’s the master criminal who can defy the Law.
He’s the bafflement of Scotland Yard, the Flying Squad’s
despair :
For when they reach the scene of crime—Macavity’s
not there !

Question 1.
Macavity is never punished because
(a) he disappears into thin air
(b) he has a hidden paw
(c) he is never found at the scene of crime
(d) Scotland Yard does not understand him.


Answer: (c) he is never found at the scene of crime

Question 2.
Macavity breaks
(a) the pots
(b) the wall
(c) a fakir’s honour
(d) human laws.


Answer: (d) human laws.

Question 3.
Macavity is a mystery cat because
(a) he has hidden powers
(b) no-one understands his ways
(c) Scotland Yard is baffled by him
(d) he has a hidden paw.


Answer: (b) no-one understands his ways

Question 4.
The adjective from the word mystery is
(a) mysterious
(b) mystic
(c) mystify
(d) mysticism.


Answer: (a) mysterious


You may seek him in the basement, you
may look up in the air—
But I tell you once and once again,
Macavity’s not there !
Macavity’s a ginger cat, he’s very tall and
thin ;
You would know him if you saw him, for
his eyes are sunken in.

Question 1.
Ginger in the passage is
(a) a thing that Macavity likes
(b) something which resembles Macavity
(c) the colour of Macavity
(d) the breed of Macavity.


Answer: (c) the colour of Macavity

Question 2.
The great difficulty is that Macavity
(a) is easily found
(b) is very difficult to be found
(c) is a ginger cat
(d) is tall and thin.


Answer: (b) is very difficult to be found

Question 3.
The poet’s name is
(a) R.N. Tagore
(b) Zulfikar Ghose
(c) William Blake
(d) T.S. Eliot.


Answer: (d) T.S. Eliot.

Question 4.
The word ‘sunken’ in the passage means
(a) deep-set
(b) drowned
(c) floating
(d) attractive.


Answer: (a) deep-set


Macavity, Macavity, there’s no one like Macavity,
For he’s a fiend in feline shape, a monster of depravity.
You may meet him in a by-street, you may see him in
the square—
But when a crime’s discovered, then Macavity’s not there !

Question 1.
It is difficult to find Macavity when id) the poet.
(a) he lives in the square
(b) he lives in a by-street
(c) he is a fiend
(d) he commits a crime


Answer: (d) he commits a crime

Question 2.
Macavity is compared to
(a) man
(b) a dog
(c) a cat
(d) a devil


Answer: (d) a devil

Question 3.
The fiend in feline shape is
(a) Macavity
(b) a dog
(c) a human being
(d) the poet


Answer: (a) Macavity

Question 4.
The word depravity means
(a) deep thought
(b) moral corruption
(c) bad actions
(d) mystery


Answer: (b) moral corruption



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