Snapshots The Tale of Melon City - Practice Papers

 CBSE Class 11 English Core

Section D
Practice Paper

The Tale of Melon City

Questions for Practice:

Long Questions:

  1. Describe the different twists and turns of the story.
  2. What larger picture of politics does the story in the poem paint?
  3. Describe the exercise undertaken by the king and his men to frame charges for the crown’s insult. What was its final result?

Short Questions:

  1. What is the tone of the poem? Is it ironical and satiric or sarcastic? Comment.
  2. How do the architects and the masons save themselves from the blame? What does the melon being a King signify.