Poetry Comprehension Practice Test 7
(Q. 1-6): Read the extract given below and answer the questions that follow by selecting the correct/most appropriate options.
I cannot rest from travel: I will drink
Lite to the lees: All times I have enjoy’d
Greatly, have suffer’d greatly both with those
That loved me, and alone, on shore, and when
Thro’ scudding drifts the rainy Hyades
Vext the dim sea: I am become a name,
For always roaming with a hungry heart
Much have I seen and known; cities of men
And manners, climates, councils, governments,
Myself not least but honour’d of them all
1. The speaker can be described as:
(1) a seeker after the truth (2) an adventure
(3) a frolicsome person
(4) a vagabond
2. The expression, ‘drink life to the lees’ means:
(1) To face challenges bravely (2) To live a life of adventure
(3) To live life to the fullest (4) To live a life of pleasure
3. Which of the following statements is true?
(1) His adventures have not changed his outlook.
(2) He has suffered and enjoyed greatly.
(3) He has lost interest in life.
(4) The speaker is an aimless wanderer.
4. The line “Myself not least, but honour’d of them all” reveals that the speaker is:
(1) a garrulous person
(3) conscious of his merits
(4) prone to bragging
5. The figure of speech used in ‘drink life to the lees’ is:
6. Which literary device has been used in ‘hungry heart’?