Take the Plunge Lesson
Multiple Choice Questions
1- “Take the plunge” is an essay by______.
(a) Gloria Richardson (b) Virginia Woolf
(b) Gloria Emerson (d) D.H Lawrence
2- Gloria Emerson was a famous________.
(a)journalist (b) novelist
(c) poet (d) short stories writer
3- She worked in_______.
(a)The India times (b) The tribune
(c) The New York Times (d) Daily Dawn
4- Gloria Emerson was born in______.
(a) 1927 (b) 1927
(c) 1928 (d) 1930
5- Gloria Emerson died in______.
(a) 2003 (b) 2002
(c) 2001 (d) 2004
6- Gloria Emerson worked as a correspondent in_______.
(a) world war 1 (b) Vietnam war
(c) world war 2 (d) Bulgarian war
7- During Gloria’s long career she wrote_______books.
(a) three (b) ten
(c) eight (d) four
8- Gloria Emerson was a/an________ authoress
(a) American (b) English
(c) Irish (d) Polish
9- Gloria was the author of________.
(a) Winners and losers (b) Gaza, a year in the Intifada
(c) Loving Graham Greene (d) all of these
10- The essay is a detailed narration of her experience of______.
(a) driving (b) swimming
(c) sky- diving (d) jumping
11- Through her life, she had a strong desire to do some_______deeds.
(a) daring (b) extra
(c) bold (d) heroic
12- Throughout the essay, she could not focus on her_______.
(a) emotions (b) work
(c) thoughts (d) feelings
13- She was boarded in_________with a male companion.
(a) Cessna 180 (b) Cessna 170
(c) Cessna 130 (d) Cessna 150
14- She went to______center for training.
(a) fire (b) swimming
(c) expo (d) parachuting
15-The plane was at the height of_______feet.
(a) 2500 (b) 2400
(c) 2300 (d) 2600
16– The parachuting became ______ for her
(a) joyful (b) beautiful
(a) horrible (d) faithful
17- She had to jump with a parachute at the height of_______.
(a) twenty thousand feet (b) thirty thousand feet
(c) ten thousand feet (d) fifty thousand feet
18- Before the jump, Gloria Emerson was______.
(a) unwilling (b) sad
(c) happy (d) nervous
19- Before the jump, from the plane, she wanted to go_______.
(a) toilet (b) bathroom
(c) washroom (d) back to her seat
20- Her eyes and nose were __________.
(a) souring (b) aching
(c) feeling allergic (d) running
21- Suddenly her parachute ________.
(a) tore (b) flew
(c) opened (d) closed
22- After the jump, she was_______.
(a) not enjoying (b) sad
(c) nervous (d) happy
23- The slogan of parachute jumping club was_______.
(a) parachute jump as safe as swimming (b) parachute jump a deadly sport
(c) it is a game of heroes (d) all of these
24- Parachute was like a______ in her hands
(a) gun (b) steering
(c) toy (d) bird
25- She was handed on a________.
(a) on a water pool (b) sandpit
(c) on a road (d) on a pile of soft cotton boxes
26- Gloria was taken to meet________.
(a) James Gavin (b) Sir James
(c) General Irwin (d) Sir Hume
27- The essay is about a_______
(a) cricket (b) sky diving
(c) musician (d) furniture
28- She was given a parachute with a______.
(a) twenty-two feet canopy (b) forty-two feet canopy
(c) thirty-two feet canopy (d) sixty-two feet canopy
29- She received a letter from Mr.Istel’s______
(a) brother (b) father
(c) teacher (d) mother
30- Through her jumping, she proved her self a_______
(a) daring (b) confused
(c) coward (d) beautiful
31- We can work miracles if we have confidence in_______.
(a) friends (b) relatives
(c) ourselves (d) others
32- She wanted to do a lot of things but could not do because of too many______around her.
(a) hurdles (b) straps
(c) people (d) none of these
33- When her turn came, she suddenly got________and wanted to come back
(a) frightened (b) happy
(c) sad (d) confident
34- She wanted to hold some object or lie down to avoid the jump but she was tied to______ that made her difficult for her to do so.
(a) vibratory line (b) moving line
(c) static line (d) None of these
35- She started to _______ but her instructor did not pay any heed to her.
(a) shout (b) cry
(c) weep (d) sad
36- The drillmaster brought her to_______, made her sit down.
(a) the doorway (b) the window
(c) the door (d) the seat
37- The parachute opened with a________, as Istel had sworn to her that it would.
(a) noise (b) plop
(c) strange sound (d) shout
38- She saw the earth in so many______.
(a) color (b) texture
(c) a & b (d) none of these