I Have A Dream – Class 12th English Rainbow Part 2 Exercise Solution

  1. ———–was written ‘ I Have a Dream’

    (a) Mahatma Gandhi         (b)  Dr.Zakir Hussain              (c) Manohar Malgaonkar        (d) Martin Luther

  1. Martin Luther king Jr. was born in——-

     (a) 1939                            (b) 1929                                   (c) 1919                                   (d) 1969

  1. King was assassinated on————

     (a)March 4                                    (b) March 6                             (c) April 4                                (d) December 4

  1. King was assassinated in——

     (a) 1968                            (b) 1954                                   (c) 1942                                   (d) 1978

  1. I have a dream is———–.

      (a) an essay                    (b) a drama                             (c) a short story                      (d) a speech

  1. ‘ I have a dream’ is a speech delivered by king on——

      (a) August 28, 1963         (b) June28, 1965                     (c) May28, 1953                     (d) April28, 1973

  1. I have a Dream’ is a part of speech delivered by————-

      (a) H.E.Bates                  (b) Shiga Naoya                      (c) Martin Luther                     (d) None of these

  1. America gave the Nagro people—————–

      (a) a good cheque                       (b) a bad cheque                     (c) a torn cheque                    (d) None of these

  1. By signing of the emancipation proclamation the hopes of the Nagro population.

       (a) fulfilled                       (b) half fulfilled                         (c) remained unfulfilled           (d) None of these

  1. To overlook the Negro would be—–

       (a) good                          (b) beneficial                           (c) fatal                                    (d) None of these

11.The Negroes made the pledge that they will always——

       (a) March ahead                        (b) March back                       (c) March slowly                     (d) None of these

  1. How many times king repeats that ‘we cannot be satisfied’—–

       (a) two times                  (b) three times                                    (c) five times                           (d) six times

13.This speech was delivered on the steps of———-

       (a) Lincoln Memorial in Washington                              (b) Nehru Memorial in new Delhi

(b) Victoria Memorial in Kolkata                                     (d) None of these

  1. Emancipation Proclamation gave the Negro—————

        (a) money                     (b) slavery                               (c) Freedom from slavery      (d) None of these

  1. The Negro still finds himself an exile————-

        (a) in his own land         (b) In Landon                           (c) in Kolkata               (d) in other people’s land

  1. The banks of justice for the Negro is————

        (a) empty                                  (b) bankrupt                            (c) vacant                    (d) None of these

17.The word ‘momentous’ stands for————–

        (a) foolishness              (b) aggressive                         (c) very important       (d) unimportant

18.They had dream that one day they would———

         (a) divide the nation     (b) kill the white people           (c) get their rights        (d) None of these

19.It would be fatal for the nation to overlook————-

     (a) the urgency of the moment                        (b) sweltering summer of the Negro’s discontinue

(c) invigoration autumn of freedom      (d) None of these

  1. All of God’s children refer to———-

         (a) Hindus                    (b) Muslims                 (c) Negroes                             (d) English men

21.Racial discrimination is against—————-

        (a) capitalism                (b) power                     (c) secularism                         (d) Human rights

  1. Colorado is a———-in America.

        (a) river                         (b) forest                     (c) mountain                            (d) water fall

23.Mississippi is a————–in America.

         (a) forest                                  (b) river                       (c) mountain                            (d) water fall

24.——–was the long cherished dream of Negroes

          (a)slavery                   (b) poverty                  (c) Luxury                               (d) Freedom

  1. The slum area densely populated by an isolated community is marked by———

         (a)safe place                (b) fallen                      (c) ghetto                                 (d) oasis

  1. King is regarded as one of the greatest———

         (a) artist                                   (b) scientist                 (c) orator                                 (d) separatist

  1. The author advocates———–

  (a) Non-violent struggle                                               (b) Violent struggle

(c) both of ways                                                (d) None of these

  1. Martin Luther King Jr. belonged to———–

          (a) The USA               (b) Kenya                    (c) India                                   (d) England

  1. The condition of the ————was appalling;

          (a) Indian                    (b) German                 (c) Negroes                             (d) French

  1. ————was a great orator:

          (a) Pt. Nehru               (b) Zakir Hussain        (c) Martin Luther King              (d) Shiga Naoya

  1. ———is sweltering with the heat of injustice and oppression:

(a) Mississippi                        (b) Mexico                   (c) Montgomery                      (d) Alabama

  1. Negroes are the former ——–of America;

          (a) slaves                   (b) sweeper                 (b) priest                                  (d) kings

  1. Martin Luther King Jr. had——-children;

  (a) four                                    (b) five                         (c) one                                     (d) two

  1. Martin Luther King jr. love s the white—————

(a) American                (b) French                   (c) African                               (d) Australian

  1. Martin Luther King Jr. was a—————–;

         (a) Singer                     (b) Cartoonist              (c) Professor                           (d) civil right activists

  1. But one hundred years later, we must fae the tragic fact that the Negroes’ has been taken– I Have a Dream
  2. It is obvious today that America has defaulted on his promissory note’ has taken from– I Have a Dream
  3. It would be fatal for nation to overlook the urgency’ has taken from.– I Have a Dream
  4. We must forever conduct our struggle on the high plane of dignity’ has taken from– I Have a Dream
  5. And as we walk, we make the pledge that we shall always march ahead’ has taken from– I Have a Dream
  6. I am not unmincdful that some of you have come here out of the great’ has been taken from– I Have a Dream
  7. I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of difficulties and frustration’ has been taken from– I Have a Dream
  8. This will be the day when all of God’s children will be able to sing with ‘ has been taken from– I Have a Dream
  1. Explain any two of the following:
  2. We cannot be satisfied as long as the Negro’s basic mobility is from a smaller ghetto to a larger one.

Ans-à This line has been taken from Martin Luther king’s speech ‘ I have a dream’ through this line he says about the end of segregation and social discrimination. Here he shows his determination that we are not satisfied and will not be satisfied until justice rolls down like water and righteousness like a mighty steam which will provide equal opportunity and they will be judged not according to their skin but their merit.

  1. “ I have a dream that my four children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character’

Ans-à These lines have been taken from ‘ I have a dream’ which is written by the great orator Martin Luther King jr. He has a dream. He wants that his children should not be judged on the basis of the colour of their skin but on the basis of merit and character they possess.

3.’ It should be fatal for nation’

Ans-à This line has been taken from ‘ I have a Dream’ which is written by the great orator Martin Luther King jr. Through this line King says that it would be fatal for the nation to overlook the urgency of the moment and to underestimate the determination of the Negroes. Negroes’ demand is right and the movement for getting equal fight will continue till the fulfillment of the demand. America must know the urgency of the moment otherwise it will be fatal for the nation.

  1. Answer the following question:
  2. What is their pledge?

Ans-àTheir pledge is that they will always march ahead.

  1. What is the author trying to achieve through his speech?

AnsàThe author through his speech is trying to remind America of the fierce urgency of the time and demand. He is trying to bring into the notice of America to keep the promise which was made a hundred years ago to give justice and freedom to Negroes.

3.How can America be a great nation?

Ans–à If America is to be a great nation, the hope of the freedom must come true-hope that freedom will ring from every mountainside must come true.

  1. Do you think Martin Luther is a great orator? What, according to you, are qualities of a great orator? What does Martin Luther urge his people to do?

Ans-àOf course, Martin Luther king is a great orator because he deserves all the required qualities of a great orator. He loves his people and he has control over his people not do wrong deeds. He urges his people to be civilized and disciplined. He urges his people to follow the principle of non-violence. He urges them to apply their soul force at the place of physical force. He urges them not to distrust all the white people.

  1. What are the ‘trials and tribulations’ (Hk;adj dV) the author talks about?

Ans-à Trials and tribulations mean the great difficulties and the brutal treatments, Negroes are suffering from. They face police brutality when they talk about their rights and for the justice. They are forced to live in a narrow slum area.

  1. Why and when will they thank the Almighty?

Ans-à When they let freedom ring from every village and every hamlet, from every state and every city, they will be able to speed up that day when all of God’s children-black men and white men, Jews and gentiles, protestants and Catholics-will be able to join hands and sing in the words of the old Negro spiritual. They will become really free. They will then think Almighty God for their freedom.

  1. What does Martin Luther say about the life of Negroes?

Answer-à Martin Luther says that the life of Negroes is still sadly crippled by the manacles of segregation and the chains of discrimination. They still live on a lonely Island of poverty.

I have a dream

“ I have a dream”  has been written by Martin Luther king jr. It is an awesome speech of Martin Luther king jr. In this speech, he is an orator. He delivered this speech on the Lincoln memorial hall DC On 28 August 1963. He speaks about his dream of awesome America where there is no discrimination between the black and white. He thinks there should not be exploitation, corruption and other discrimination. The author want to remind America  of the fierce urgency of the time and demand, actually, the condition of the Negroes is miserable. They are out of all good conceptions. They are divided and isolated on the basic of colour, casts, creed, religion and sex. They are exploited. They are forced to live in slum area. They are in great problem. The author makes out them to aware and to be ready to get their rights and freedom. He has a dream that Negroes wills overcomes someday. Everybody will have equal right get education, to run business and to live freely

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