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Test: A Thing of Beauty- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 1

A thing of beauty is a joy forever Its loveliness increases, it will never Pass into nothingness ; but will keep A bower quiet for us, and a sleep Full of sweet dreams, and health, and quiet breathing.

Q. Name the poem.

Detailed Solution for Test: A Thing of Beauty- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 1 The poem name is A Thing of Beauty. The happiness that a beautiful object provides never fades into nothingness but multiples manifold whenever it returns to our mind. In the poem, the poet says that a thing of beauty is a joy forever a joy even in the midst of disease, sufferings, and disappointments of life.
Test: A Thing of Beauty- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 2

A thing of beauty is a joy forever Its loveliness increases, it will never Pass into nothingness ; but will keep A bower quiet for us, and a sleep Full of sweet dreams, and health, and quiet breathing.

Q. What does ‘never pass into nothingness’ mean?

Detailed Solution for Test: A Thing of Beauty- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 2 The phrase 'pass into nothingness' means it will never cease to exist but will continue to have a lasting impression. Beautiful things leave a lasting impression on man's spirit. They give him great joy and happiness and also help him to gain inner peace and calm.
Test: A Thing of Beauty- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 3

Such the Sun, the Moon, Trees old and young, sprouting a shady boon. For simple sheep; and such are daffodils with the green world they live in; and clear rills. That for themselves a cooling covert make ‘Gainst the hot season; the mid forest brake. Rich with the sprinkling of fair musk–rose blooms’

Q. What is the role of the clear rills?

Detailed Solution for Test: A Thing of Beauty- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 3 The rills or small streams of clear water make a cooling shelter for themselves against the hot season.
Test: A Thing of Beauty- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 4

Such the Sun, the Moon, Trees old and young, sprouting a shady boon. For simple sheep; and such are daffodils with the green world they live in; and clear rills. That for themselves a cooling covert make ‘Gainst the hot season; the mid forest brake. Rich with the sprinkling of fair musk–rose blooms’

Q. Which phrase in the lines uses imagery as figure of speech?

Detailed Solution for Test: A Thing of Beauty- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 4 The words “daffodils in green world”, “clear rills”, grandeur of dooms” etc. are instances of use of imagery. “Cooling covert” and “endless fountain of eternal drink” are one of the notable examples of imagery used in this poem.
Test: A Thing of Beauty- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 5

Such the Sun, the Moon, Trees old and young, sprouting a shady boon. For simple sheep; and such are daffodils with the green world they live in; and clear rills. That for themselves a cooling covert make ‘Gainst the hot season; the mid forest brake. Rich with the sprinkling of fair musk–rose blooms’

Q. Who is the poet of these lines?

Detailed Solution for Test: A Thing of Beauty- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 5 John Keats (1795-1821) was a British Romantic poet. Although trained to be a surgeon, Keats decided to devote himself wholly to poetry. Keats' secret, his power to sway and delight the readers, lies primarily in his gift for perceiving the world and living his moods and aspirations in terms of language.
Test: A Thing of Beauty- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 6

Such the Sun, the Moon, Trees old and young, sprouting a shady boon. For simple sheep; and such are daffodils with the green world they live in; and clear rills. That for themselves a cooling covert make ‘Gainst the hot season; the mid forest brake. Rich with the sprinkling of fair musk–rose blooms’

Q. How has the mid-forest brake become rich?

Detailed Solution for Test: A Thing of Beauty- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 6 The mid forest brake is made rich by the blooming of beautiful musk-roses.
Test: A Thing of Beauty- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 7

Its loveliness increases, it will never pass into nothingness; but will keep a bower quiet for us, and a sleep full of sweet dreams, and health, and quiet breathing.

Q. Identify the phrase which says ‘it‘ is immortal.

Detailed Solution for Test: A Thing of Beauty- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 7 The phrase is 'it will never pass into nothingness' says that it is immortal.
Test: A Thing of Beauty- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 8

Its loveliness increases, it will never pass into nothingness; but will keep a bower quiet for us, and a sleep full of sweet dreams, and health, and quiet breathing.

Q. Why do we need sweet dreams, health and quiet breathing in our lives?

Detailed Solution for Test: A Thing of Beauty- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 8 We need sweet dreams, health and quiet breathing in our lives to refresh and relax our minds and drive away our anxieties and restlessness. They help us to bear the problems of life and remove, our sufferings.
Test: A Thing of Beauty- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 9

Its loveliness increases, it will never pass into nothingness; but will keep a bower quiet for us, and a sleep full of sweet dreams, and health, and quiet breathing.

Q. Whose loveliness will keep on increasing?

Detailed Solution for Test: A Thing of Beauty- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 9 A thing of beauty gives us eternal and everlasting happiness and leaves an indelible impression on our mind that we are able to relive the wonderful feeling we get from it each time we think about it. It never fades into nothingness and its loveliness increases with each passing moment.
Test: A Thing of Beauty- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 10

Its loveliness increases, it will never pass into nothingness; but will keep a bower quiet for us, and a sleep full of sweet dreams, and health, and quiet breathing.

Q. What is a ‘bower‘?

Detailed Solution for Test: A Thing of Beauty- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 10 A bower is a pleasant place in the shade under a tree. A thing of beauty also provides us peace and security. We enjoy a sound sleep which is full of sweet dreams, health and peaceful breathing.
Test: A Thing of Beauty- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 11

In spite of despondence, of the inhuman dearth of noble natures, of the gloomy days, of all the unhealthy and o’er–darkened ways made for our searching : ‘yes, in spite of all, some shape of beauty moves away the pall from our dark spirits.’

Q. Why are we ‘despondent‘?

Detailed Solution for Test: A Thing of Beauty- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 11 We are 'despondent' due to lack of noble people, because of gloomy days and because of unhealthy and over darkened ways. Any shape or manifestation of beauty removes 'the pall from our dark spirits'.
Test: A Thing of Beauty- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 12

In spite of despondence, of the inhuman dearth of noble natures, of the gloomy days, of all the unhealthy and o’er–darkened ways made for our searching : ‘yes, in spite of all, some shape of beauty moves away the pall from our dark spirits.’

Q. What does ‘inhuman dearth of noble natures‘ mean?

Detailed Solution for Test: A Thing of Beauty- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 12 The poet here means that the world lacks men of noble nature or qualities. There are few people who are noble in character; most of the people are self-centered and pursue evil ways.
Test: A Thing of Beauty- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 13

In spite of despondence, of the inhuman dearth of noble natures, of the gloomy days, of all the unhealthy and o’er–darkened ways made for our searching : ‘yes, in spite of all, some shape of beauty moves away the pall from our dark spirits.’

Q. From which poem have these lines been taken?

Detailed Solution for Test: A Thing of Beauty- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 13 'A Thing of Beauty– is a poem taken from the poem titled – "Endymion – a poetic romance' written by the famous poet John Keats. The poet says that a beautiful thing is a source of endless joy. It has eternal beauty which never fades away.
Test: A Thing of Beauty- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 14

And such too is the grandeur of the dooms We have imagined for the mighty dead; All lovely tales that we have heard or read; An endless fountain of immortal drink, Pouring unto us from the heaven’s brink.

Q. Which word in the lines means ‘stories‘?

Detailed Solution for Test: A Thing of Beauty- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 14 The thing of beauty mentioned in these lines are the tales we have heard or read describing the glorified sacrifices of mighty warriors.
Test: A Thing of Beauty- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 15

And such too is the grandeur of the dooms We have imagined for the mighty dead; All lovely tales that we have heard or read; An endless fountain of immortal drink, Pouring unto us from the heaven’s brink.

Q. Which poetic device has been used in the lines ‘An endless––––––––– heavens brink‘?

Detailed Solution for Test: A Thing of Beauty- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 15 It is a hyperbole. The hyperbole is in the fact that the fountain is endless and is pouring immortal drinks right out of heaven to the people poet is referring to.
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