1st Year English Poem 5 In the Street of the Fruit Stalls Notes MCQs Short Questions

english 11th notes poem 5

1. The moon compacted to a rind. Here the word rind means

 
 
 
 

2. It was a street.

 
 
 
 

3. Radiant as lanterns, they forget. Here the word Radiant means

 
 
 
 

4. The dark street I am standing

 
 
 
 

5. The moon compacted to a rind. Here the word compacted means

 
 
 
 

6. Dark children with a coin to spend. Here the word coin means

 
 
 
 

7. They were eating fruit with

 
 
 
 

8. The sun in a pitted skin. Here the word pitted means

 
 
 
 

9. Enter the lantern’s orbit. Here the word orbit means

 
 
 
 

10. Radiant as—-

 
 
 
 

11. Wicks balance flame, a dark dew falls .Here the word Wicks means

 
 
 
 

12. A dark falls.

 
 
 
 

13. balance flame, a dark dew—–

 
 
 
 

14. ____fruit has not been mentioned in the poem

 
 
 
 

15. The children wanted to buy

 
 
 
 

16. The fruits red hot, gold hot. Here the word glow means

 
 
 
 

17. Which fruit has not been mentioned in the poem?

 
 
 
 

18. Pyramid piled like cannon balls. Here the word piled means

 
 
 
 

19. Wicks balance flame, a dark dew

 
 
 
 

20. The children were holding

 
 
 
 

21. The sun in a pitted

 
 
 
 

22. It was a street.

 
 
 
 

23. The fruit resembled the

 
 
 
 

24. Pyramid-piled like cannon

 
 
 
 

25. Dark children with a to spend.

 
 
 
 

26. Wicks balance flame. Here the word balance means

 
 
 
 

27. The fruits were piled like cannon balls. Here the word balls means

 
 
 
 

28. Pyramid piled like cannon balls. Here the word cannon means

 
 
 
 

29. The children were

 
 
 
 

Short Questions

1. Describe the scene at the fruit street?
2. How do the fruit look?
3. How does the poet describe the fruits piled in the street?
4. How the children enjoy the fruit?
5. What are the dark children carrying?
6. What happens to the children when the fruit juice flow?
7. what things in the poem refer to the joys of the world?
8. What things in the poem refer to the sorrows of the world?
9. Where is the poet standing?
10. Which fruit have been mentioned in the point?
11. Who came to buy fruit?
12. Why do Children forget the troubles of the world?
13. Write down the theme/idea of the poem?

Long Questions

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

Wicks balance flame, a dark dew falls
In the street of the fruit stalls
Melon, guava, mandarin,
Pyramid-piled like cannon balls,
Glow red-hot, gold-hot from within.”
“2. Explain the following lines with reference to the context:

Dark children with a coin to spend
Enter the lantern’s orbit; find
Melon, guava, mandarin-
The moon compacted to a rind,
The sun is a pitted skin.”
“3. Explain the following lines with reference to the context:

They take it, break it open, let
A gold or silver fountain wet
Mouth, fingers, cheek, nose, chin:
Radiant as lanterns, they forget
The dark street I am standing in.”

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