Fable Poem All Questions and Answers- Class 10

The article is on the questions and answers from the poem Fable by Ralf Waldo Emerson from the Bliss of class 10. Every single question and answer is put according to the textbook. So let’s begin.

Fable Poem Questions and Answers

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TopicTextual questions and answers
TextFable (Poem)
SourceBliss (Class 10)
BoardWBBSE
Topic About Info

Comprehension exercises

Read the questions and answers of the poem Fable and practice at home for the best result.

1. Choose the correct alternative to complete the following sentence

(a)The quarrel was between the mountain and the

  • (i) rabbit
  • (i) rat
  • (ii) cat
  • (iv) squirrel

(b) Bun has no doubt that the mountain is

  • (i) small
  • (ii) big
  • (ii) noble
  • (iv) kind

(c) Unlike a mountain, a squirrel can crack a

  • (i) nut
  • (i) joke
  • (ii) stone
  • (iv) lock

Read More: 62 Important MCQ Questions from Fable With Answers

2. State whether the following statements are True or False. Provide sentences/phrases/words in support of your answer:

(a) The mountain called the squirrel “Little Bun” True

Supporting statement: And the former called the latter, “Little Prig”.

(b) The squirrel is sprier than the mountain. True

Supporting statement: And not half so spry.

(c) The mountain can carry forests on its back. True

Supporting statement: If I can not carry forest on my back,…. a nut.

3. Answer the following questions:

(a) Who had a quarrel with the squirrel?

Answer: The mountain had a quarrel with the squirrel.

(b) What is not a disgrace to the squirrel?

Answer: Being small in size is not a disgrace to the squirrel.

(c) What is it that the squirrel doesn’t deny?

Answer: The squirrel doesn’t deny that the mountain can make a ‘pretty squirrel track’.

Grammar in use

These questions of grammar from the text Fable with answers.

4 Replace the underlined words with suitable phrasal verbs from the list given below. Change the form of verbs where necessary. There is one extra phrasal verb in the list:

(a) Rabi met his friend in the park.

Answer: Rabi came across his friend in the park.

(b) Tanushree cannot tolerate cruel behaviour toward animals.

Answer: Tanushree cannot put up with cruel behaviour toward animals.

(C) His proposal was rejected.

Answer: His proposal was turned down.

List: turn down, come over, put up with, come across

5 Change the voice of the following sentences:

(a) Lock the door.

Answer: Let the door be locked.

(b) Ashim knows the solution to this problem.

Answer: The solution to this problem is known to Ashim.

(c) I had written a letter.

Answer: A letter had been written by me.

Writing activities

6. Write a letter to your friend (within 100 words) advising her/him to visit the public library in her/his locality as frequently as possible.

7. Write a paragraph (within 100 words) on the benefits of early morning exercises using the following points:

  • good for health- fresh air- keeps one active throughout the day

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