A. Read the following extracts and answer
the questions.
1. “Other creatures loathed his voice
          But, alas, they had no other choice”.
a) Whose
voice is talked in the above lines?
b) Answer
in very short the reason of loathing his voice.
c) What
do you understand by the word loathed?
2. “Bravo!” “Too divine!” “Encore!”
a) Who
are the speakers of the above words?
b) What
is “Encore”?
c) To
whom are these words spoken?
3. “…………..This is a fairy tale-
And you are Mozart in disguise …………”
a) Who
is Mozart?
b) Who
is referred in the text as Mozart?
c) Write
two adjectives about the character of the speaker highlighting the above lines.
4. “Well, poor bird – she should have know
          That your song must b e your own.”
a) Who
is the poet of the poem?
b) After
which incident these words are spoken?
c) Find
one poetic device from the above lines?
B. Answer the following questions in brief.
1. What
is the moral of “frog and the Nightingale”?
2. What
aspect of society does the poet want to highlight through the poem?
3. Comment
on the ending of the poem.
4. Bring
out a pen picture of reactions of the animals towards both the frog and the
5. Explain
– “And the frog observed them glitter
a joy both sweet and bitter”
6. How
did the frog bring an end to the Nightingale?