1st Year English Poem 12 Rubaiyat Notes MCQs Short Questions

english 11th notes poem 12

1. Iqbal wants us to have

 
 
 
 

2. Ranks broken, hearts perplexed, prayers cold. Here the word cold means

 
 
 
 

3. Music of strange land with Islam’s fire blends. Here the word Islam’s fire means

 
 
 
 

4. Having is worse than slavery.

 
 
 
 

5. You whom this age’s ways so captivate. Here the word captivate means

 
 
 
 

6. Nation’s harmony and unity depend on

 
 
 
 

7. To have no faith is worse than slavery. Here the word slavery means

 
 
 
 

8. Rank broken, hearts perplexed, prayers cold. Here the word perplexed, means

 
 
 
 

9. Faith is like Abraham at the stake .Here the word Faith means

 
 
 
 

10. The prayers of Muslims have become

 
 
 
 

11. Muslims should be

 
 
 
 

12. The hearts of Muslims are

 
 
 
 

13. Abraham was a

 
 
 
 

14. Whose civilization to no Mecca bends .Here the word Mecca means

 
 
 
 

15. Empty of concord is the soul of Europe .Here the word concord means

 
 
 
 

16. The soul of Europe is

 
 
 
 

17. The soul of Europe is empty of

 
 
 
 

18. The Muslims have no feeling deeper than the

 
 
 
 

19. has made the efforts of Muslims fruitless.

 
 
 
 

20. Music of strange land with Islam’s fire blends. Here the word blends means

 
 
 
 

21. Faith is like Abraham at the stake. Here the word stake means

 
 
 
 

22. Love’s madness has departed. Here the word departed means

 
 
 
 

23. ____cannot compete with the civilization of mecca.

 
 
 
 

24. On which the nations harmony depends. Here the word harmony means

 
 
 
 

Short Questions

1. How can the Muslims regain their glory?
2. On what does nation’s harmony depends?
3. Paraphrase in your own words the last two lines in the second stanza of the poem?
4. What are the factors which have caused the downfall of the Muslims?
5. What does Dr. Iqbal sat about the miserable condition of the Muslims?
6. What is a real faith?
7. What is the moral lesson of the poem?
8. What is the present state of the Muslims as given in the last stanza of the poem?
9. What is the theme/idea of the poem?
10. What is worse than slavery?
11. What was the made the efforts of the Muslims fruitless?
12. Who cannot compete with the civilization of Makah?
13. Who was Abraham?
14. Why is the soul of Europe empty of concord

Long Questions

“1. Explain the following lines with reference to the context:

Faith is like Abraham at the stake: to be
Self-honoring and God-drunk, is faith. Hear me,
You whom this age’s way so captivate!
To have no faith is worse than slavery.”
“2. Explain the following lines with reference to the context:

Music of strange lands with Islam’s fire blends,
On which the nation’s harmony depends;
Empty of concord is the soul of Europe,
Whose civilization to no Makkah bends.”
“3. Explain the following lines with reference to the context:

Love’s madness has departed: in
The Muslim’s veins the blood runs thin;
Ranks broken, hearts perplexed, prayers cold,
No feeling deeper than the skin.”

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