The Eclipse Quiz for Students of 4th Year
(a) England (b)America
5- The Eclipse took place on__________night
(a) July (b)August
(c) June (d)September
6- The people were coming to see at _________
(a) night (b) after noon
(c) evening (d) dawn
7- The eclipse remained only for_________
(a) five minutes (b) twenty-four seconds
(c) twelve seconds (d) eight seconds
8- The consciousness of the whitish soft canopy above us________in weight as the hours passed.
(a) minimum (b) decreased
(c)increased (d) not effected
9- we were no longer in the same relation to people, houses and trees; we were related to the_____
(a) whole country (b) whole world
(c) whole public (d) whole nation
10- Everything was very_____
(a) blue (b) black
(c)pale (d) yellow
11- The river and fields looked_______
(a) colorless (b)waterless
12- We had come out, not to lodge in the bedroom of an inn; we came for______hours of disembodied intercourse with the sky.
(a) few (b) a few
(c) the few (d) a little
13- At the time of the solar eclipse, they thought that their_________
(a) sun god (b)moon god
(c)earth goddess (d) all
(a) Monday clothes (b) Sunday clothes
(c) Friday clothes (d) Saturday clothes
15- We had an odd sense of keeping an appointment with_________of such vast proportions that he would come silently and be everywhere.
(a) an actor (b) a doctor
(c) a judge (d) a writer
16- All the people realized that the sun was being___________
(a) showed (b) defeated
(c) reached (d) cleaned
17- Their relationship with everything was__________ and unique
(a) old (b) new
(c) familiar (d) bright
18- _______we were at the meeting place, on a high fell.
(a) in the time (b) by the time
(c)on the time (d) after the time
19- The writer herself and other people reached on Stonehenge which was the temple of_________
(a) worshippers (b) star worshippers
(c) sun worshippers (d) moon worshippers
20- We had________ the little badges and signs of individuality.
(a) put off (b) put on
(c) put out (d) put in
(a) country (b) nation
(c) world (d) earth
22- We were men and women of the primeval world come to__________to the dawn
(a) welcome (b) see
(c) salute (d) greet
(a) four (b) two
(c) five (d) three
24- This was rising. A cloud glowed as a white shade glows when the light is slowing______behind it.
(a) turned on (b) turned up
(c) turned off (d) turned down
25- As the solar eclipse began, the starter held his_______in his hand, counting the seconds.
(a) watch (b) calculator
(c) magnetic compass (d) all of these
(a) position (b) sky
(c) goal (d) none of these
27- The clouds flung every________in his way.they clung,they impeded.
(a)clear (b) obstacle
(c) removed the obstacle (d) none of these
28– The sun could be felt, flashing and flying when it was_______
(a)invisible (b) visible
(c) appeared (d) b & c
29- The sun ___________through clouds
(a) escaped (b) dashed
(c) run (d) passed
30- Its speed was tremendous. Here it was out and bright: now it was______
(a)under (b) visible
(c) lost (d) a & c
31- Finally, the sun was under for its____effort. Now it was completely blotted out.
(a) 1st (b) 2nd
(c) last (d) whole
32- The sun was tearing and racing behind the clouds to win free, but the clouds_____him.
(a) held (b) controlled
(c) overcame (d) non of these
33- Of the 24 seconds only_____remained, and still, it was obscured.
(a) 6 (b) 4
(c) 5 (d) 7
34- During the eclipse, the blue turned to_____the white became livid as at the approach of a violent but windless storm.
(a) pink (b) dark blue
(c) yellow (d) purple
35- During the eclipse pink faces went green, and it became____then ever.
(a) hotter (b) colder
(c) normal (d) non of these
36- The flesh and blood of the world was_____, only the skeleton was left. It hung beneath us, frail shall, and brown dead, withered.
(a) present (b) live
(c) appeared (d) dead
37- The whole fabric of civilization was______and molded.
(a) scheduled (b) modeled
(c) arranged (d) made
38- The earth we stand on is made of____, color can be blown out and then we stand on a dead leaf and we who tread the earth securely now have seen it dead.
(a) dark (b) light
(c) colourless (d) color
39- The writer draws a conclusion, the colors of the world are not______
(a) permanent (b) temporary
(c) disappeared (d) appeared
40- In fact, the whole human civilization depends for its lifeblood upon the______
(a) color (b) moon
(c) sunlight (d) earth