Poem 8 – Vocation

Q.1: The poet has used the following lines for whom ?

“There is nothing to hurry him on, there is no road he must take, no place he must go to, no time when he must come home”.

a) gardener

b) hawker

c) watchman

Q.2: The child can see the _______________ through his open window at night.

a) gardener

b) hawker

c) watchman

Q.3: This poem is written by _______________.

a) Mary O’Neill

b) Peter Dixon

c) Rabindranath Tagore

Q.4: The child wishes to be a watchman, in order to chase __________ with his lanterns.

a) shadows

b) robbers

c) dogs

Q.5: When the gong sounds ________ in the morning, the child walks to school.

a) nine

b) ten

c) eleven

Q.6: What does the hawker sell ?

a) plastic bangles

b) gold bangles

c) crystal bangles

Q.7: When does the child come back from the school ?

a) six

b) four

c) five

Q.8: No one can stop the child from ____________, if he becomes a gardener.

a) digging

b) ploughing

c) sowing


  1. b
  2. c
  3. c
  4. a
  5. b
  6. c
  7. b
  8. a

Published by Priya Prakash

In the midst of winter, i found there was within me an invincible summer ~ Albert Camus

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