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Extract Based Questions of Ranga’s Marriage 

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Extracts of Ranga’s Marriage

Extract 1

This priceless commodity, the English language, was not so widespread in our village a decade ago. That was why Ranga’s homecoming was a great event. People rushed to his doorstep announcing, “The accountant’s son has come,” “The boy who had gone to Bangalore for his studies is here, it seems,” and “Come, Ranga is here. Let’s go and have a look.”

a) Name the chapter.
1) The Summer of the Beautiful White Horse

2) The Address

3) Ranga’s Marriage

4) Albert Einstein at School 

b) Who is the author of Ranga’s Marriage?
1) Alphonse Daudet
2) Tishani Doshi
3) Masti Venkatesha Iyengar
4) William Saroyan

c) Why had Ranga gone to Bangalore?
1) for getting married
2) for getting higher studies
3) for looking for a girl
4) for completing his marital status

d) Why was there a huge crowd outside Ranga’s home?
1) People wanted to see Ranga if changed or not
2) People wanted to see their star
3) People wanted to invite Ranga to their home for food
4) People could not live without Ranga

a. Ranga’s Marriage b. Masti Venkatesha Iyengar c. For getting higher studies d. People wanted to see Ranga if changed or not

 

Extract 2

That afternoon, when I was resting, Ranga came to my house with a couple of oranges in his hand. A generous, considerate fellow. It would be a fine thing to have him marry, settle down and be of service to society, I thought. For a while we talked about this and that. Then I came to the point. “Rangappa, when do you plan to get married?” “I am not going to get married now,” he said.

a) What does the word ‘Considerate’ mean?
1) Kind
2) Tactful
3) Thoughtful
4) All of these

b) What was the narrator concerned about?
1) Ranga’s engagement
2) Ranga’s marriage
3) Ranga’s Baptish
4) None of these

c) What was Ranga’s view about marriage?
1) Optimistic
2) Pessimistic
3) Balanced
4) All of these

d) Which literary device has been used in ‘Service to Society’?
1) Simile
2) Epithet
3) Zeugma
4) Alliteration

a. All of these b. Ranga’s marriage c. Pessimistic d. Alliteration

You may also read The Summer of the Beautiful White Horse, The Address, Albert Einstein at School, Mother’s Day, The Ghat of the Only World, Birth, The Tale of the Melon City for better understanding of the chapters of Snapshots.

Extract 3

“A man should marry a girl he admires. What we have now are arranged marriages. How can one admire a girl with milk stains on one side of her face and wetness on the other, or so young that she doesn’t even know how to bite her fingers?” “One a neem fruit, the other, a bittergourd.” “Exactly!” Ranga said, laughing. I was distressed that the boy who I thought would make a good husband, had decided to remain a bachelor.

a) What kind of girl was perfect according to Ranga for marriage?
1) Shy
2) Immature
3) Young
4) None of these

b) What does the word ‘Distressed’ mean?
1) Disturbed
2) Upset
3) Worried
4) All of these

c) What had Ranga decided to do?
1) To remain spinster
2) To remain bachelor
3) To remain married
4) None of these

d) Which literary device has been used in ‘One a neem fruit, other a bittergourd’?
1) Simile
2) Epithet
3) Metaphor
4) Alliteration

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a. None of these b. All of these c. To remain bachelor d. Metaphor

Extract 4

It was a Friday, so she was wearing a grand saree. I told her to sit in my room and requested her to sing a song. I sent for Ranga. While she was singing the song— Krishnamurthy, in front of my eyes — Ranga reached the door. He stopped at the threshold. He did not want the singing to stop, but was curious to see the singer. Carefully, he peeped in. The light coming into the room was blocked. 

a) Who is ‘She’ in the first line?
1) Ranga’s wife
2) Ranga’s mother
3) Ranga’s girlfriend
4) Ratna

b) What does the phrasal verb ‘Peeped in’ mean?
1) Look furtively
2) Look outside
3) Sneak out
4) None of these

c) Why did Ranga not want her to stop singing?
1) For she was singing melodiously
2) For she was singing poorly
3) For she was making eye to eye contact with Ranga
4) All of these

d) Who had called Ranga and Ratna to his house?
1) Shyama
2) Shastri
3) Rama Rao
4) Sarpanch of the Village

a. Ratna b. Look furtively c. For she was singing melodiously d. Shyama

Extract 5

Very hopefully, he asked, “She isn’t married, then?” His voice did not betray his excitement but I knew it was there. “She was married a year ago.” His face shrivelled like a roasted brinjal. After a while, Ranga left, saying, “I must go, I have work at home.”

a) What made Ranga distressed?
1) That Ratna was already married
2) That Ratna had a child
3) That Ratna did not want to marry
4) None of these

b) Which literary device has been used in ‘His face shrivelled like a roasted brinjal’?
1) Simile
2) Epithet
3) Metaphor
4) Alliteration

c) What does the word ‘Betray’ mean?
1) Cheat
2) Enjoy
3) Love
4) None of these

d) Why did Ranga leave the place immediately?
1) For he was overjoyed
2) For he was hurt
3) For he was tired
4) For he was not interested in Ratna

a. That Ratna was already married b. Simile c. Cheat d. For he was hurt

Extract 6

There was authority in my voice as I spoke to Shastri. He took out two sheets of paper, some cowries and a book of palmyra leaves, saying, “Ours is an ancient science, ayya. There’s a story to it… But I won’t tell you that story now. This is not a harikatha which allows you to tell a story within a story… You may get bored. I’ll tell it to you some other time.”

a) Why did the narrator and Ranga go to Shastri?
1) To know about the chief cause of Ranga’s worry
2) To know about the chief cause of Ratna’s worry
3) To know about the chief cause of Shyama’s worry
4) To know about the chief cause of Rama Rao’s worry

b) Which literary device has been used in ‘To tell a story within a story’?
1) Simile
2) Epithet
3) Metaphor
4) Repetition

c) Why was the Shastri pretending to be what he was not?
1) For Ranga had told him to do so
2) For Ratna had told him to do so
3) For Shyama had told him to do so
4) For Someone had told him to do so

d) What was Ranga worried about according to Shastri?
1) Rama Rao
2) Shyama
3) Ratna
4) Himself

a. To know about the chief cause of Ranga’s worry b. Repetition c. For Shyama had told him to do so d. Ratna

Extract 7

“It’s not a nice name— Shyama,” I said. “I’m like a dark piece of oil-cake. Why did you have to give that golden child of yours such a name? What a childish couple you are, Ratna and you! I know, I know, it is the English custom of naming the child after someone you like… Your wife is eight months pregnant now. Who’s there to help your mother to cook?”

a) To which occasion was Shyama invited by Ranga?
1) Ratna Son’s birthday
2) Ranga Son’s birthday
3) Both 1 and 2
4) Neither 1 nor 2

b) Whom had they name the child after?
1) Rama Rao
2) Shyama
3) Ratna
4) Ranga

c) Why did Shyama call them a childish couple in the end?
1) For they were expecting their second baby soon
2) For they were celebrating their son’s birthday
3) For they were planning to leave Hoshalli
4) For they were asking Shyama for gifts

d) Which village did the narrator belong to in Ranga’s Marriage?
1) Sampla
2) Hoshalli
3) Timandu
4) Sapandu

a. Both 1 and 2 b. Shyama c. For they were expecting their second baby soon d. Hoshalli

 

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