1st Year English Poem 8 Ozymandias Notes MCQs Short Questions

english 11th notes poem 8

1. Half sunk, a shattered visage lies .Here the word visage means

 
 
 
 

2. Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair! .Here the word Mighty means

 
 
 
 

3. The traveller belonged to an ancient

 
 
 
 

4. Of that colossal wreck boundless and

 
 
 
 

5. The traveller saw standing in the desert.

 
 
 
 

6. I met a traveller from an antique

 
 
 
 

7. And wrinkled, and sneer of old command. Here the word wrinkled, means

 
 
 
 

8. Two vast and trunkless legs of stone stand in the

 
 
 
 

9. My name is Ozymandias, King of

 
 
 
 

10. The wreck of the statue was

 
 
 
 

11. The King’s heart fed on

 
 
 
 

12. The statue was made by a

 
 
 
 

13. A shattered visage lies, half-sunk in the sand. Here the word shattered means

 
 
 
 

14. I met a traveller from an antique land. Here the word antique means

 
 
 
 

15. His name was written on the

 
 
 
 

16. A shattered visage lies with a frown and wrinkled lip. Here the word frown means

 
 
 
 

17. The head was lying near half sunk in

 
 
 
 

18. Tell that its sculptor well those passions read. Here the word sculptor means

 
 
 
 

19. The traveller saw a in the desert

 
 
 
 

20. The poet met a

 
 
 
 

21. The shattered visage has a sneer of cold command. Here the word cold means

 
 
 
 

22. Which yet survive stamped on these lifeless things. Here the word survive means

 
 
 
 

23. Two vast and trunkless legs of stone. Here the word trunkless means

 
 
 
 

24. Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair! .Here the word despair! means

 
 
 
 

25. And on the pedestal the words appear .Here the word pedestal means

 
 
 
 

26. On his statue Ozymandias addressed

 
 
 
 

27. The land that mocks them, and the heart that fed. Here the word mocks means

 
 
 
 

28. The hand of the artist

 
 
 
 

29. There was a of the dead King.

 
 
 
 

30. Of that colossal wreck boundless and bare. Here the word wreck means

 
 
 
 

31. Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bore. Here the word colossal means

 
 
 
 

32. The sculptor the King’s passions on stone.

 
 
 
 

33. Ozymandias was a

 
 
 
 

34. The King claimed to be

 
 
 
 

35. The King’s visage was lying in the sand.

 
 
 
 

Short Questions

1. Give a short character sketch of Ozymandias?
2. What did the traveler see in the desert?
3. What did the traveler tell the poet?
4. What is the theme/central idea of the poem Ozymandias?
5. What was the condition of statue?
6. What was the condition of the face of statue?
7. What was the written on the pedestal of the statue?
8. Why should the Mighty get disappointed to look at the works of Ozymandias?

Long Questions

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

I met a traveller from anantique land
Who said: Two vast and trunkless legs of stone
Stand in the desert…. Near them, on the stand,
Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown,”
“2. Explain the following lines with reference to the context:

And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command,
Tell that its sculptor well those passions read
Which yet survive, stamped on these lifeless things,
The hand that mocked them, and the heart that fed:”
“3. Explain the following lines with reference to the context:

And on the pedestal these words appear:
‘My name is Ozymandias, king of kings:
Look on my work, ye mighty and despair!’
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
O that colossal wreck, boundless and bare
The lone and level sands stretch away.”

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