Tuesday, June 21, 2022

MCQs - Class 12 - Vistas - Chapter 7 - Evans Tries An O-Level - by Colin Dexter

Objective Type Questions (MCQS) 
(Answer key given below)

1. Evans wanted to take an O-Level examination in
(A) French
(B) German
(C) Italian
(D) Spanish

2. What would the prison officers call Evans?
(A) Evans the Magician
(B) Evans the Shrewd
(C) Evans the Break
(D) Evans the Fool

3. How will you categorize 'Evans Tries an O-Level'?
(A) The narration of Evans' talent.
(B) A satire.
(C) Battle of wits between the criminal and the jail authorities. 
(D) Tragic conflict between the criminal and the jail authorities.

4. What would McLeery need if he had to sit for some length of time? 
(A) A small inflated rubber ring.
(B) A paper knife.
(C) A copy of the Bible
(D) The newspaper, 'The Church Times'.

5. How did the Governor, Oxford Prison, describe Evans to the Secretary Examinations Board?
(A) He was very aggressive.
(B) He was violent.
(C) He was a congenital kleptomania.
(D) He was shrewd but was also a lazy fellow.

6. What information did the superintendent give to the governor?
(A) McLeery had spotted Evans.
(B) Evans was seen near Elsfield way. 
(C) They chased Evans but lost him.
(D) All of these.

7. For what reasons did Evans drape a blanket around his shoulder?
(A) To conceal his efforts of changing dress to look like McLerry
(B) Because he was feeling cold.
(C) To hide himself from the police. 
(D) All of these.

Answer key:-
1. B  
2. C
3. C
4. A
5. C
6. D
7. A

Extract Based MCQs:-

I. "It's a slightly unusual request, Governor, but I don't see why we shouldn't try to help. Just the one fellowyou say?" 

1. Who is 'I' here?
(A) Evans
(B) Oxford Prison Superintendent 
(C) Governor
(D) Secretary of the Examinations Board

2. Who made a slightly unusual request?
(A) Evans
(B) Governor
(C) Station Head Officer
(D) Commissioner of Police

3. Why, according to the Governor, had Evans started taking classes in O-level Germant
(A) To upgrade his academic qualification
(B) To pass time in the prison 
(C) To become a translator
(D) To reform himself

4. Why did Evans select German only for his O-level examination?
(A) He knew the German teacher
(B) He loved the language 
(C) He was planning to shift to Germany.
(D) None of these

Answer key:-
1. D
2. B
3. A
4. A

II. "Oh, don't worry about that I'll be sending you all the forms and stuff. What's his name, you say? 

1. Who is the speaker here?
(A) Secretary of the Examination Board 
(C) James Roderic Evans
(B) Governor of Oxford Prison
(D) None of these

2. Whom is he talking to?
(A) Secretary of the Examination Board 
(B) Governor of Oxford Prison
(C) James Roderic Evans
(D) None of these

3. Which forms and stuff is the speaker talking about?
(A) To release the prisoner
(B) To confer a degree
(C) To appear for an exam
(D) To extend the course duration
 
4. Which exam will he appear for in German?
(A) A-level
(B) E-level
(C) G-level
(D) O-level
 
Answer key:-
1. A
2. B
3. C
4. D

III. "I said "Good luck". Good luck for tomorrow." "Oh. Thanks, er, I mean, er, Danke Schon." "You haven't a cat in hell's chance of getting through, of course, but - " "I may surprise everybody."

1. Who is wishing 'Good Luck'?
(A) German student
(B) German teacher 
(C) Prison Governor
(D) Examination Controller

2. Who is being wished good luck?
(A) Evans 
(B) Douglas
(C) Dr. Sadao
(D) McLeery

3. What does cat in a hell chance' mean?
(A) Good
(B) Excellent
(C) Almost not
(D) Moderate

4. What does the phrase "I may surprise everybody" actually turn into? 
(A) The prisoner escaped the prison.
(B) Student cleared the exam with flying colours. 
(C) The student did not appear for the exam.
(D) The prisoner was shot while trying to escape.

Answer key :-
1. B
2. A
3. C
4. A

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