Class 10 English Chapter 5 MCQ

Class 10 English Chapter 5 MCQ topic The Hundred Dresses–I (Multiple Choice Questions) with answers updated for new academic session 2021-2022. Now objective type questions are important for CBSE terminal exams, so practice these MCQs to prepare for term 1 and term 2 exams properly.

The sets of given MCQ cover the entire chapter 5 of 10th English – First Flight.

Class 10 English Chapter 5 MCQ

Class 10 English Chapter 5 MCQ Set 1

Q1

Whats the Nationality of Wanda Petronski?

[A]. American
[B]. English
[C]. Polish
[D]. German
Q2

Who are Peggy & Maddie?

[A]. Fast friends of Wanda
[B]. Wanda’s class mates
[C]. Wanda’s siblings
[D]. Neighbors
Q3

Why Wanda chose last seat though she was not rough & noisy unlike back benchers?

[A]. She came from Boggins heights
[B]. Was weak in studies
[C]. Was less talkative
[D]. Had less friends
Q4

At what time of school Wanda’s classmates make fun of her?

[A]. Before school starts
[B]. During recess
[C]. After school
[D]. A & C

Class 10 English Chapter 5 MCQ Set 2

Q5

Who was most popular & decent student in school?

[A]. Wanda
[B]. Maddie
[C]. Peggy
[D]. None
Q6

Give reason why Peggy & Maddie noticed Wanda’s absence in class on Wednesday?

[A]. They missed morning fun of Wanda
[B]. Wanda took their text books on Tuesday
[C]. They were missing their group friend
[D]. Class was less dirty with mud
Q7

What is hopscotch?

[A]. Square marked game
[B]. Dress
[C]. Person who is always confused
[D]. True friend
Q8

What is the meaning of incredulously?

[A]. Unquestionable
[B]. Unwilling to accept
[C]. Showing mercy
[D]. Convinced




Class 10 English Chapter 5 MCQ Set 3

Q9

Did Peggy and her friends believe Wanda about her wardrobe items?

[A]. Yes
[B]. No
[C]. Made fun
[D]. Felt hard to believe
Q10

Who started teasing Wanda Petronski first?

[A]. Peggy
[B]. Class Mates
[C]. Maddie
[D]. No one
Q11

What Was the financial status of Maddie ?

[A]. She was very rich
[B]. She was very poor
[C]. Middle class
[D]. Elite class
Q12

Even though Peggy & Maddie started teasing Wanda with questions-Why Maddie felt embarrassed when Peggy made fun of her pre and post school sessions?

[A]. Her truth was hidden so far
[B]. She was poor and afraid this game might start one day with her
[C]. She was only enjoying this teasing game with Peggy
[D]. A & B




Class 10 English Chapter 5 MCQ Set 4

Q13

Did Maddie stop her friend Peggy not to tease Wanda?

[A]. She wanted to but didn’t had courage
[B]. She couldn’t courage to face Peggy
[C]. Yes, she sent her a written note
[D]. Never
Q14

What worried Maddie the most?

[A]. When she thinks Peggy teasing her like she does for Wanda
[B]. Regular fun of Wanda
[C]. Her poverty should never come in front of anyone
[D]. Wanda’s silence
Q15

On Prize announcement day Why Maddie & Peggy didn’t wait in morning for Wanda to turn up like other days?

[A]. They were eager for result
[B]. Not able to wait due to light shower
[C]. Will not be able to lift trophy if win
[D]. All of the above
Q16

Give reason why children from both classes burst into applause after result was declared?

[A]. Teacher made fun of Wanda
[B]. Unpredicted result from girls section
[C]. Students danced so well
[D]. None of the above



Class 10 English Chapter 5 The Hundred Dresses MCQ Passage 1

The next day, Tuesday, Wanda was not in school, either. And nobody noticed her absence again. But on Wednesday Peggie and Maddie, who sat down front with other children who got good marks and who didn’t track in a whole lot of mud, did notice that Wanda wasn’t there. other children who got good marks and who didn’t track in a whole lot of mud, did notice that Wanda wasn’t there.

Q17

On which day was Wanda not in school?

[A]. Monday
[B]. Tuesday
[C]. Wednesday
[D]. Tuesday & Wednesday
Q18

Where did Peggie and Maddie sit in the class and with whom?

[A]. They sat alone in the back row.
[B]. They sat in front with students who wore good dresses.
[C]. They sat in front with other children who scored good marks.
[D]. They sat near the teacher’s chair.
Q19

Wanda used to sit in the front line. (True/False)

[A]. True
[B]. False
[C]. Not sure
[D]. It’s not given in the lesson.



Class 10 English Chapter 5 The Hundred Dresses MCQ Passage 2

Peggy was the most popular girl in school. She was pretty, she had many pretty clothes and her hair was curly. Maddie was her closest friend. The reason Peggy and Maddie noticed Wanda’s absence was because Wanda had made them late to school. They had waited and waited and waited for Wanda, to have some fun with her and she just hadn’t come.

Q20

Peggy was very popular in the school because of her __ and curly hair.

[A]. Kind nature
[B]. Pretty clothes
[C]. Rich family background
[D]. Good marks
Q21

Peggy was the best friend of Wanda. (True/False)

[A]. True
[B]. False
[C]. Not sure
[D]. It’s not given in the lesson.
Q22

Give an antonym of unliked’ from the extract

[A]. Closest
[B]. Absence
[C]. Late
[D]. Popular



Class 10 English Chapter 5 The Hundred Dresses MCQ Passage 3

“As for the girls” she said, although just one or two sketches were submitted by most. one girl-and Room Thirteen should be proud of her-this one girl actually drew one hundred designs all are different and beautiful. In the opinion of the judges any one of the drawings is worthy of winning the prize. I am very happy to say that Wanda Petronki is the winner of the girls’ medal.

Q23

Room Thirteen should be proud of whom?

[A]. Peggy
[B]. Maddie
[C]. Panda We tronski
[D]. Wanda Petronski
Q24

Why was Wanda was adjudged the winner of the girls’ medal?

[A]. Because she had drawn the sketches of one hundred dresses out of which, each was worthy of winning the prize.
[B]. Because she had drawn the sketch of one very beautiful dress.
[C]. Because she had drawn the sketch of her own blue faded dress.
[D]. Because the judge-teacher was sympathetic and pitiful.
Q25

Did Wanda really have one hundred dresses?

[A]. No, she was a poor girl who had only one dress. Her drawings were just to impress everyone.
[B]. Yes, she had more than hundred dresses.
[C]. No, she had many dresses but the never wore it.
[D]. No, she was a poor girl who had only one dress. Her drawing was her creativity.




Class 10 English Chapter 5 The Hundred Dresses MCQ Passage 4

The children burst into applause, and even the boys were glad to have a chance to stamp on the floor, put their fingers in their mouths and whistle, though they were not interested in dresses.

Q26

How did Children react after seeing Wanda’s drawing?

[A]. After seeing Wanda’s drawings the students burst into laughter and the small boys whistled in joy.
[B]. After seeing Wanda’s drawings the students felt sad and depressed.
[C]. After seeing Wanda’s drawings the entire class got shocked.
[D]. After seeing Wanda’s drawings, no one reacted at all.
Q27

Why were the boys not interested in dresses?

[A]. The boys were interested only in Wanda’s victory. So, they welcomed the announcement by whistling.
[B]. The boys were jealous of Wanda’s victory.
[C]. The boys thought Wanda as incompetent. So, they whistled to made fun of her.
[D]. The boys did not like Wanda’s drawings at all.
Q28

The phrase ‘burst into applause’ means:

[A]. To express confusion
[B]. To clap suddenly and spontaneously to express joy.
[C]. To express sadness.
[D]. To clap and make fun of Someone.




Class 10 English Chapter 5 The Ball Poem MCQ Stanza 1

I saw it go Merrily bouncing, down the street, and then Merrily over there it is in the water! No use to say ‘O there are other balls’:
An ultimate shaking grief fixes the boy as he stands rigid, trembling, staring down All his young days into the harbour where his ball went

Q29

The poet feels that there is no point consoling the boy as

[A]. it would give him false hope
[B]. he might demand a new ball
[C]. it might distress him further
[D]. whatever he has lost in irretrievable
Q30

The word ‘harbour’ DOES NOT have a meaning similar to

[A]. port
[B]. pier
[C]. dock
[D]. cargo
Q31

‘Merrily over there it is in the water!’ The dash here is meant to convey

[A]. some familiar experience.
[B]. a feeling of excitement.
[C]. a sense of unexpected interruption.
[D]. some thoughtful moments.
Q32

The word that DOES NOT indicate a physical manifestation of sorrow in the boy is

[A]. worthless
[B]. shaking
[C]. trembling
[D]. rigid

Class 10 English Chapter 5 The Ball Poem MCQ Stanza 2

What is the boy now, who has lost his ball what, what is he to do? I saw it go Merrily bouncing, down the street, and then
Merrily over-there it is in the water!

Q33

The extract suggests that the poet is

[A]. an onlooker observing
[B]. a parent recounting the incident
[C]. the boy talking about himself
[D]. imagining the incident
Q34

The poet seems to have indicated the merry bouncing of the ball to

[A]. create a sense of rhythm in these lines.
[B]. support the happiness of the experience of playing.
[C]. contrast with the dejected feeling of the boy.
[D]. indicate the cheerful mood of the boy
Q35

The poem begins with a question. Based on your reading of the poem, the speaker:

[A]. wants the boys to answer the question.
[B]. expects the passers-by to respond.
[C]. is looking for answers in a self-help book.
[D]. is thinking to himself
Q36

Alliteration is a literary device that occurs with the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words. Pick the option that showcases an example of alliteration from the extract.

[A]. What is the boy now
[B]. who has lost his ball
[C]. I saw it go
[D]. and then/ Merrily over