Class 10 English

Julius Caesar

William Shakespeare

When Caesar says “Nor heaven nor earth have been at peace tonight” he sounds ……………

  • Worried
  • Angry
  • Joyous
  • Frightened

    Answer: (a) Worried

Caesar’s reference to the senators as ‘graybeards’ shows his ………………….

  • Confidence
  • Cowardice
  • Arrogance
  • Ambition

    Answer: (a) confidence

Multiple Choice Questions:

Decius Brutus changes Caesar’s mind about going to the Senate by appealing to his …………..

  • Ambition
  • Vanity
  • Greed
  • Generosity

    Answer: (b) Vanity

The offer that Cassius makes to Antony after Caesar’s assassination is that ………………..

  • The conspirators would like to be friends with him
  • He may take Caesar’s body to the pulpit and speak to the crowd praising Caesar for his achievements.
  • His recommendations will be as strong as that of the conspirators while distributing the powers and benefits to friends
  • He may join the conspiracy against Caesar

    Answer: (c) His recommendations will be as strong as that of the conspirators while distributing the powers and benefits to friends

Cassius tries to stop Brutus from letting Antony speak at Caesar’s funeral as he……………..

  • Knows the Roman mob loves Caesar and Antony
  • Knows Brutus is not a good orator
  • Knows they should not have killed Caesar
  • Knows Antony is a good orator who can sway the mob

    Answer: (d) Knows Antony is a good orator who can sway the mob

What prophecy does Antony make over Caesar’s dead body?

  • Romans will see Cesar’s ghost roaming on the streets
  • Rome will experience fierce civil war in which many people will die
  • Rome will be ruled by Ate
  • Roman women will smile at the death of Caesar

    Answer: (b) Rome will experience fierce civil war in which many people will die

After listening to Brutus’ speech, the Third Citizen says ‘Let him be Caesar’. This clearly shows he ……………………..

  • Has not understood Brutus’ reason for killing Caesar
  • Loved Caesar more than he loves Brutus
  • Loves Brutus more than he loved Caesar
  • Thinks Brutus killed Caesar to assume power

    Answer: (c) Loves Brutus more than he loved Caesar

When Antony calls the conspirators ‘honourable men’ his tone is …………………….

  • Admiring
  • Flattering
  • Angry
  • Mocking

    Answer: (d) Mocking

Antony’s reference to Caesar’s conquest of the Nervii is to …………………

  • Remind the mob of Caesar’s greatness as warrior
  • Make the mob feel afraid of being attacked by the war-like race
  • Make the crowd weep for Caesar who died at war
  • Stop and collect his emotions as he is feeling very upset

    Answer: (a) Remind the mob of Caesar’s greatness as warrior

Antony’s remark Mischief, thou art afoot. Take thou what course thou wilt!, shows him to be ……………….

  • A ruthless manipulator
  • An honourable man
  • A loyal friend
  • A tactful man

    Answer: (d) A tactful man



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