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Class 10 English Chapter 20 Fog
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Chapter – 20
TEXTUAL QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Thinking about the poem
1. (i) what does sandburg think the fog is like?
Ans: sandburg thinks the fog is like a cat sitting on silent haunches.
(ii) How does the fog come?
Ans: The fog comes silently.
(iii) What does ‘it’ in the third line refer to?
Ans: In the third line ‘it’ refers to the fog that comes on little cat feet.
(iv) Does the poet actually say that the fog is like a cat? Find three things that tell us that the fog is like a cat.
Ans: The poet does not actually say that the fog is like a cat. But he says that the fog comes in the manner a cat comes silently.
The three things are:
(i) The fog comes silently
(ii) The fog sits on silent haunches.
(iii) The fog moves on.
2. You know that a metaphor compares two things by transferring a feature of one thing to the other (see unit I),
(i) Find metaphors for the following words and complete the table below. Also try to say how they are alike. The first is done for you.
|Storm||Tiger||Pouness over the fields growls|
|Train||Snake||Moves fonts rail, hisses|
|School||Temple||Teaches, bell rings|
|Home||Shelter||Protects, gives sweetness, comfort.|
(ii) Think about a storm. Try to visualise the force of the storm, hear the sound of the storm, feel the power of the storm and sudden calm that happens after wards. Write a poem about the storm comparing with an animal.
The monster came
With its full might.
Uprooted the big traces.
With its destructive hands
roaring as loud as thunder.
Boldly it went away leaving
a lifeless scene.
A lifeless scene.
All calm again.
2. Does this poem have a rhythm scheme? Poetry that doesn’t have an obvious rhythm or rhythm is called ‘free verse’.
Ans: This poem does not have any rhyme scheme. It is a ‘free verse’.
Comprehension questions and answers
Q:- Read the extract and answer the questions choosing the appropriate option given below:-
1. THe fog comes
On little cat feet.
It sits looking
Over harbour and city
On silent haunches
And then moves on.
1. Who is the poet?
a) Carl sand burg.
b) Walt Whitman.
c) Adrienne rich.
d) Robert frost.
Ans: a) Carl sand burg.
2. How does the fog come?
a) Like a hero.
b) On horseback.
c) On little cat feet.
d) Like the rain.
Ans: c) On little cat feet.
3. It sits looking –
a) At people.
b) Over harbour.
c) Over city.
d) Over harbour and city.
Ans: d) Over harbour and city.
4. What does it do after sitting on silent haunches?
c) Moves on.
d) Stands up.
Ans: c) Moves on.
Short answer type questions
1. How does the fog come?
Ans: The fog comes silently and slowly. It comes on the little feet of cat. The cat sits on its haunches silently and looks over the harbour and city. Finally it moves on.
2. In what ways is the fog like a cat?
Ans: The fog moves as silently as a cat. The fog takes the form of cat and moves on.
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