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11th English Lesson 10 A Mild Attack of Locusts Synonyms Quiz

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This post contains 1st Year English Chapter 10 A Mild Attack of Locusts Synonyms MCQs for Class 11 students. This is the 10th Short Story in the 1st Year English Book 1. I have already shared notes of 1st Year Short Stories on ilmihub. However, students can get 11th Class Notes of all subjects as well as 1st year all subjects books PDF. Visit this for complete 1st Year English Notes. I have taken these notes from Kips Notes. You can tell us in the comment section if you need any specific book in PDF or notes.

Class 11 English Lesson 10  A Mild Attack of Locusts Synonyms MCQs

Here are some Multiple Choice Questions based on Synonyms of A Mild Attack of Locusts, chapter 10 from 1st Year English. All questions contain 4 possible answers, find out the correct answer.

They all stood and gazed.

(A) dazed
(B) walked
(C) stared
(D) gossiped

(C) stared

Over the rocky levels of the mountain was a streak of rust-coloured air.

(A) surfaces
(B) bluffs
(C) caves
(D) slopes

(A) surfaces

Over the rocky levels of the mountain was a streak of rust-coloured air.

(A) cloud
(B) fog
(C) mist
(D) strip

(D) strip

Old Stephen yelled at the houseboy.

(A) glared
(B) shouted
(C) whispered
(D) stared

(B) shouted

The cook boy ran to beat the old ploughshare.

(A) part of bell
(B) part of drum
(C) part of plough
(D) part of tin

(C) part of plough

The old ploughshare was used to summon labourers at moments of crisis.

(A) beat
(B) harness
(C) punish
(D) call

(D) call

The old ploughshare was used to summon labourers at moments of crisis.

(A) pleasure
(B) rejoicing
(C) happiness
(D) catastrophe

(D) catastrophe

The farm was ringing with the clamour of the gong.

(A) bells
(B) noise
(C) brilliance
(D) calls

(B) noise

The farm was ringing with the clamour of the gong.

(A) alarm
(B) shouts
(C) tin can
(D) swarm

(A) alarm

They could see the labourers come, pouring out of the compound.

(A)shambling
(B) crawling
(C) clambering
(D) rushing out

(D) rushing out

Fifty miles over the countryside, the smoke was rising from myriads of fires.

(A) hills
(B) farmland
(C) rock
(D) meadows

(B) farmland

It was strange darkness, for the sun was blazing.

(A) cooling
(B) settling
(C) burning
(D) rising

(C) burning

It was like the darkness of veldt fire.

(A) pungent
(B) grassland
(C) jungle
(D) wild

(B) grassland

The sunlight comes down distorted.

(A)sharply
(B) exactly
(C) completely
(D) deformed

(D) deformed

Oppressive it was, too, with the heaviness of a storm.

(A) burdensome
(B) cruel
(C) brutal
(D) spontaneous

(A) burdensome

Behind the reddish veils in front, the main swarm showed in the dense black cloud.

(A) insects
(B) guards
(C) covers
(D) clouds

(C) covers

Behind the reddish veils in front, which were the advance guards of the swarm. The main swarm showed in the dense black cloud.

(A) soldiers
(B) frontline
(C) spies
(D) frontline attackers

(D) frontline attackers

The main swarm showed in a dense black cloud, reaching almost to the sun itself.

(A) clear
(B) thick
(C) vague
(D) obscure

(B) thick

Looking out, all the trees were queer and still, clotted with insects.

(A) heavy
(B) strange
(C) green
(D) burdened

(B) strange

Locusts were crawling everywhere.

(A) flying
(B) creeping
(C) laying
(D) humming

(B) creeping

With a bit of luck another swarm would not come travelling down this way.

(A) group of insects
(B) group of animals
(C) group of fish
(D) group of birds

(A) group of insects

The old man said emphatically “We’re finished”.

(A) vehemently
(B) psychologically
(C) emotionally
(D) naturally

(A) vehemently

This devastated and mangled countryside was a ruin.

(A) destroyed
(B) decorated
(C) uncultivated
(D) unfertilized

(A) destroyed

As she watched, the sun was blotted out with a fresh onrush of locusts.

(A) distorted
(B) kicked
(C) punched
(D) covered

(D) covered

A tree down the slope leaned over and settled heavily to the ground.

(A) erected
(B) slipped
(C) bowed
(D) hitched

(C) bowed

The men ate their supper with good appetites.

(A) heartily
(B) like poor people
(C) with a sad heart
(D) against their will

(A) heartily

These beggars can eat every blade off the farm in half an hour.

(A) ploughshare
(B) leaf
(C) spike
(D) cutting tool

(B) leaf

There were seven patches of bared soil.

(A) cleared
(B) fertilized
(C) harvested
(D) ploughed

(A) cleared

As she watched, the sun was blotted out with a fresh onrush of locusts.

(A) flood
(B) swarm
(C) retreat
(D) uproar

(A) flood

They were throwing wet leaves onto the fires to make them acrid and black.

(A) dark
(B) unpleasant
(C) rust-coloured
(D) myriad

(B) unpleasant

Locusts were going to be like bad weather, from now on, always imminent.

(A) impossible
(B) impending
(C) inviting
(D) insatiable

(B) impending

The new mealies were just showing, making a film of bright green.

(A)blades of grass
(B) young locusts
(C) ears of corn
(D) small shoats

(C) ears of corn

Around each patch of bared soil drifted up thick clouds of smoke.

(A) expanded
(B) penetrated
(C) engulfed
(D) floated

(D) floated

Piles of wood and grass had been prepared.

(A) heaps
(B) patches
(C) splinters
(D) stems

(A) heaps

Everywhere smoke was rising from myriads of fires.

(A) mealies
(B) patches
(C) lots
(D) swarms

(C) lots

Every farmer hoped the locusts would overlook his farm.

(A) skip
(B) gaze
(C) attack
(D) observe

(A) skip

The evening air was clear blue, with a pattern of insects whizzing this way and that.

(A) buzzing
(B) crawling
(C) advancing
(D) laying

(A) buzzing

Then came a sharp crack from the bush – a branch had snapped off.

(A) bent
(B) broken
(C) leaned
(D) straightened

(B) broken

Through the hail of insects, a man came running.

(A) clamour
(B) veils
(C) swarm
(D) storm

(D) storm

It was a half-night, a perverted blackness.

(A) clothing
(B) horrible
(C) unnatural
(D) reddish

(C) unnatural

Relevant Notes

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