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1st Year English The Oyster and the Pearl Play MCQs

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In this post, students will get 1st Year English Play 3 The Oyster and the Pearl Play MCQs with answers for Class 11. The Oyster and the Pearl is written by William Saroyan. This is 3rd and last play of 11th English Book 3. For complete 1st Year English Book 3 notes, go here. However, students can avail of complete English Notes for Class 11 on ilmihub as well. These notes consist of Short Stories, Plays, Poems, Letters, Applications and Moral Stories for intermediate part 1.

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11th Class English Play 3 The Oyster and the Pearl Solved MCQs

Here are 43 solved Multiple Choice Questions from The Oyster and The Pearl Play taken from Kips Notes. I am sharing them as a quiz. Each Objective Type Question contains 4 possible answers, find out the correct one.

What sort of play is “The Oyster and the Pearl”?

(A) a farcical play
(B)  a humorous play
(C)  a sentimental comedy
(D) a tragedy

(C)  a sentimental comedy

What does the play, ‘The Oyster and the Pearl’ demonstrate??

(A) the goodness of human nature
(B) greed
(C) evil
(D) the simplicity of rural life

(A) the goodness of human nature

What does the play ‘The Oyster and the Pearl’ reflect?

(A) materialism
(B) spiritualism
(C) human evils
(D) author’s attitude towards life and people

(D) author’s attitude towards life and people

What is the scene of the play, ‘The Oyster and the Pearl’?

(A) a beach
(B) a newsroom
(C) a bus station
(D) a barber’s shop

(D) a barber’s shop

What is placed on the shelves in Harry’s shop?

(A) razors
(B) comb
(C) gadgets
(D) odds and ends

(D) odds and ends

What did Harry invent?

(A) an implement
(B) a philosophy
(C) a gadget
(D) a tackle

(B) a philosophy

What is Harry’s philosophy?

(A) to depend on others
(B) to take time
(C) take it easy
(D) to earn money

(C) take it easy

Where does Clay go?

(A) to a bus station
(B) to school
(C) to the beach
(D) to a city

(C) to the beach

Why does Clay go to the beach?

(A) to find a coin
(B) to fish
(C) to look for stuff
(D) to play

(C) to look for stuff

Why does Harry not go with Clay?

(A) He is tired
(B) He hates going to the sea
(C) He is bored
(D) He expects a little Saturday business

(D) He expects a little Saturday business

Why does Clay need money?

(A) to buy eatables and sweets
(B) to get his father back and buy a gift for his mother
(C) to pay a loan
(D) to buy books

(C) to pay a loan

What did Clay’s father write on the wall?

(A) Sweet home!
(B) Good night!
(C) Enough is enough!
(D) Goodbye!

(C) Enough is enough!

What did Clay do to get his father back?

(A) called out to him
(B) put his fishing tackle in a closet
(C) went to the beach
(D) put an ad in the paper

(D) put an ad in the paper

What is Miss McCutcheon carrying when she comes first to Harry

(A) a fish
(B) a chair with three legs
(C) an oyster
(D) a parasol

(D) a parasol

What sort of hair does McCutcheon have?

(A) black
(B) poodle
(C) blonde
(D) curly

(C) blonde

Miss McCutcheon says the children are __________.

(A) diligent
(B) talented
(C) unruly
(D) obedient

(C) unruly

In what things are children interested according to Miss McCutcheon?

(A) sweets
(B) fishing
(C) games and sea
(D)  reading

(C) games and sea

According to Harry, youth and intelligence need __________.

(A) games
(B) success
(C) humour
(D) excitement

(D) excitement

Miss McCutcheon wants __________.

(A) boy cut
(B) cropped
(C) curly cut
(D) poodle cut

(A) boy cut

Why does Miss McCutcheon want to change her appearance?

(A)  to look beautiful
(B) to look ferocious
(C) to look ugly
(D) to fit into the scenery around

(D) to fit into the scenery around

How much money did Clark give to Harry to hand over to Clay?

(A) 30 dollars
(B) 50 dollars
(C) 40 dollars
(D) 60 dollars

(A) 30 dollars

Where was the writer going when he came to Harry?

(A) to New York
(B) to Hollywood
(C)  to San Francisco
(D) to California

(B) to Hollywood

What is the distance between Hollywood and O.K.-by-the-Sea?

(A) 100 miles
(B) 300 miles
(C) 200 miles
(D) 400 miles

(C) 200 miles

What is Wozzeck?

(A) a watch repairer
(B) a farmer
(C) a judge
(D) publisher of the weekly paper

(A) a watch repairer

What sort of jewellery does Wozzeck sell?

(A) genuine
(B) imitation
(C) gold
(D) second hand

(B) imitation

Greeley is carrying a bottle of ________.

(A) freshwater
(B) wine
(C) milk
(D) sea-water

(D) sea-water

Clay believes the oyster has a pearl worth at least________.

(A) 200 dollars
(B) 400 dollars
(C) 300 dollars
(D) 500 dollars

(C) 300 dollars

Who says that there is no pearl in the oyster?

(A) harry
(B) Clay
(C) Greeley
(D) McCutcheon

(D) McCutcheon

Applegarth once judged________.

(A) criminals
(B) players
(C) children
(D) animals

(D) animals

There are about ________ people in O.K.-by-the-Sea.

(A) 1000  
(B) 3000
(C) 2000
(D) 4000

(A) 1000

According to Applegarth what sort of teacher does their school needs?

(A) a young man
(B) an old battle-exe
(C) a severe manh
(D) a pretty girl

(B) an old battle-exe

How much does the writer pay for the haircut?

(A) one dollar
(B) two dollars
(C) three dollars
(D) four dollars

(A) one dollar

How much does the writer pay for the oyster?

(A) a hundred dollars
(B) three hundred dollars
(C) two hundred dollars
(D) four hundred dollars

(B) three hundred dollars

Who carries “The O.K.-by-the-Sea Gull”?

(A) Harry
(B) Wozzeck
(C) The writer
(D) Fenton Lockhart

(D) Fenton Lockhart

“The O.K.-by-the-Sea Gull” comes out __________.

(A) Every Saturday
(B) Every Sunday
(C) Every month
(D) Every fortnight

(A) Every Saturday

Harry bought the barber shop for __________

(A) 75 dollars
(B) 65 dollars
(C) 80 dollars
(D) 85 dollars

(A) 75 dollars

What does Miss McCutcheon want to teach the children the principles of __________ to fight against?

(A) truth
(B) fishing
(C) education
(D) urban life

(A) truth

Clay’s father and mother haven’t been getting __________.

(A) up
(B) by
(C) to
(D) along

(D) along

This isn’t the only town in the world where fathers and mothers fight, where families break__________.

(A) down
(B) out
(C) through
(D) up

(D) up

How many years ago did Harry buy the shop?

(A) 24
(B) 25
(C) 26
(D) 27

(A) 24

I want to poodle Haircut, who said?

(A) Miss McCutcheon
(B) Clark
(C) harry
(D) Clay

(A) Miss McCutcheon

Clay wants to buy a present for his __________.

(A) mother
(B) father
(C) beloved
(D) wife

(A) mother

Clark leaves home and starts working in_________.

(A) New York
(B) Salinas
(C) Hollywood
(D) San Francisco

(B) Salinas

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