Class 11 English Snapshots Chapter 8 MCQ the Tale of Melon City by Vikram Seth for CBSE session 2022-23. Get extra important practice questions of Class 11 English Supplementary Reader Chapter 8 Multiple Choice Questions for the preparation of exams.

Why did the architect hold King responsible for arch’s fallout?
[A] Because he was sitting on the highest position
[B] Because he made last minute changes in design
[C] Because King made mistake while construction of palace
[D] None of the above
Answer:
[B] Because he made last minute changes in design

Class 11 English Snapshots Chapter 8 MCQ with Answers

Q1

The King was popular for

[A]. Wisdom
[B]. Creativity
[C]. Justice
[D]. Cruelty
Q2

What did the King demand to be built?

[A]. Empire
[B]. Arch
[C]. Painting
[D]. Village
Q3

What was found to be lacking in the construction of the arch?

[A]. Design was wrong
[B]. Material used was of inferior quality
[C]. Arch’s height was too short
[D]. None of the above

Who did the chief of builders blame?
[A] The King
[B] The Masons
[C] The Workmen
[D] The Public
Answer:
[C] The Workmen

Why were the people happy with their ‘New King’?
[A] Because he too was just and placid
[B] Because he was kind
[C] Because he was intelligent
[D] Because he didn’t interfere in their life
Answer:
[D] Because he didn’t interfere in their life

Class 11 English Snapshots Chapter 8 Multiple Choice Questions

Q4

Do you think that the King took his ‘notion of justice’ too far?

[A]. He set an example of justice
[B]. He was caught in a trap
[C]. He couldn’t decide
[D]. Yes, he lost his life
Q5

What sort of principles seem to flourish in the state?

[A]. Laissez Faire
[B]. Democratic
[C]. Communistic
[D]. Republic
Q6

Who was chosen as the ‘New King’?

[A]. An Orange
[B]. A Painting
[C]. A Melon
[D]. A Puppet

Who chose the ‘Next King’?
[A] Ministers
[B] King’s wife
[C] One who passes the city gate
[D] King’s successor
Answer:
[C] One who passes the city gate

What was the method adopted for hanging?
[A] One that fits perfectly in noose
[B] One with maximum criminal records
[C] One with maximum treasure
[D] Who has the highest height
Answer:
[A] One that fits perfectly in noose