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Extract Based Questions of The Address

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Extracts of The Address | MCQ of The Address

Extract 1

Perhaps I was mistaken, I thought, perhaps it isn’t her. I had seen her only once, fleetingly, and that was years ago. It was most probable that I had rung the wrong bell. The woman let go of the door and stepped to the side. She was wearing my mother’s green knitted cardigan. The wooden buttons were rather pale from washing. She saw that I was looking at the cardigan and half hid herself again behind the door. But I knew now that I was right.

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 The Address?
1) Alphonse Daudet
2) Tishani Doshi
3) Marga Minco
4) William Saroyan

c) Who opened the door?
1) Mrs. S
2) Mrs. S’s daughter
3) Mrs. Dorling
4) None of these

d) Find out the synonym of the word ‘Pale’ from the following?
1) Greenish
2) Yellowish
3) Brownish
4) Reddish

a. The Address b. Marga Minco c. Mrs. Dorling d. Yellowish

Extract 2

‘Have you come back?’ said the woman. ‘I thought that no one had come back.’ ‘Only me.’ A door opened and closed in the passage behind her. A musty smell emerged. ‘I regret I cannot do anything for you.’ ‘I’ve come here specially on the train. I wanted to talk to you for a moment.’ ‘It is not convenient for me now,’ said the woman. ‘I can’t see you. Another time.’ She nodded and cautiously closed the door as though no one inside the house should be disturbed.

a)Who is the speaker of the line “Have you come back” ?
1) Mrs. S
2) Mrs. Dorling’s daughter
3) Mrs. S daughter
4) Mrs. Dorling

b) Why did the narrator go to Mrs. Dorling’s home?
1) To take her money back
2) To take her dresses back
3) To meet her
4) To have a look at the things once owned by her mother

c) What was the address of Mrs. Dorling’s home?
1) House no. 45, Marconi Street
2) House no. 46, Marconi Street
3) House no. 47, Marconi Street
4) House no. 48, Marconi Street

d) What does the word ‘musty’ mean?
1) Stale
2) Unclean
3) Fusty
4) All of these

a. Mrs. Dorling b. To have a look at the things once owned by her mother c. House no. 46, Marconi Street d. All of these

You may also read The Summer of the Beautiful White HorseRanga’s Marriage, 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

As I walked slowly back to the station I thought about my mother, who had given me the address years ago. It had been in the first half of the War. I was home for a few days and it struck me immediately that something or other about the rooms had changed. I missed various things. My mother was surprised I should have noticed so quickly. Then she told me about Mrs Dorling. I had never heard of her but apparently she was an old acquaintance of my mother, whom she hadn’t seen for years. She had suddenly turned up and renewed their contact.

a)What made the narrator turn up to the station?
1) Mrs. Dorling’s recognising her
2) Mrs. Dorling’s abusing her
3) Mrs. Dorling’s not recognising her deliberately
4) Mrs. Dorling’s recognising her deliberately

b) Where did the war take place?
1) In Armenian
2) In Assyria
3) In Holland
4) In France

c) Why had Mrs. Dorling renewed her contact with Mrs. S?
1) For true relationship
2) For being her friend
3) For taking her belongings
4) For printing counterfeit money

d) What does the word ‘Acquaintance’ mean?
1) Known one
2) Unknown one
3) Stranger
4) None of these

a. Mrs. Dorling’s not recognising her deliberately b. In Holland c. For taking her belongings d. Known one

Extract 4

Every time she leaves here she takes something home with her,’ said my mother. ‘She took all the table silver in one go. And then the antique plates that hung there. She had trouble lugging those large vases, and I’m worried she got a crick in her back from the crockery.’ My mother shook her head pityingly. ‘I would never have dared ask her. She suggested it to me herself. She even insisted. She wanted to save all my nice things. If we have to leave here we shall lose everything, she says.

a)Why did Mrs. Dorling take all their belongings?
1) With a lame excuse of keeping them safe
2) With a lame excuse of destroying them
3) With a lame excuse of recycling them
4) With a lame excuse of burning them

b) Where does the narrator mean by ‘Silver’?
1) Silver Spoons
2) Silver Hanukkah
3) Silver Bed
4) All of these

c) Why did Mrs. Dorling have to give everything to Mrs. Dorling ?
1) For they could leave country anytime
2) For they could be arrested by local police
3) For they could be given new things in place of old ones
4) For they were dealing in drugs

d) What does the word ‘Lugging’ mean?
1) Carrying with ease
2) Carrying with difficulty
3) Carrying with comfort
4) None of these

a. With a lame excuse of keeping them safe b. Silver Spoons c. For they could leave country anytime d. Carrying with difficulty

Extract 5

After my first visit in vain to Mrs Dorling’s house I decided to try a second time. Now a girl of about fifteen opened the door to me. I asked her if her mother was at home. ‘No’ she said, ‘my mother’s doing an errand.’ ‘No matter,’ I said, ‘I’ll wait for her.’ followed the girl along the passage. An old-fashioned iron Hanukkah candle-holder hung next to a mirror. 

a)Who opened the door for the second time?
1) Mrs. Dorling’s daughter
2) Mrs. Dorling’s husband
3) Mrs. Dorling’s mother
4) Mrs. Dorling

b) Where does the word ‘Errand’ mean?
1) To bathe
2) To eat out
3) To go out for regular works
4) To sit out

c) Find out the synonym of ‘Old-fashioned’ from the following ?
1) Mint
2) Obsolete
3) Modern
4) Replicated

d) Who was the real owner of Hanukkah hung over there?
1) Mrs. Dorling
2) Mrs. S
3) Mrs. Dorling’ daughter
4) None of these

a. Mrs. Dorling’s daughter b. To go out for regular works c. Obsolete d. Mrs. S

Extract 6

My fingers grew warm from rubbing. I followed the lines of the pattern. Somewhere on the edge there should be a burn mark that had never been repaired. ‘My mother’ll be back soon,’ said the girl. ‘I’ve already made tea for her. Will you have a cup?’ ‘Thank you.’ I looked up. The girl put cups ready on the tea-table. She had a broad back. Just like her mother. She poured tea from a white pot. All it had was a gold border on the lid, I remembered. She opened a box and took some spoons out.

a) How did the narrator know there was a burn mark on the table cloth?
1) For she was a laundry woman
2) For she knew about that burn mark beforehand
3) For she was specialist in them
4) None of these

b) Which literary device has been used in ‘Just like her mother’?
1) Simile
2) Metaphor
3) Personification
4) Alliteration

c) How was daughter of Mrs. Dorling different from her?
1) She was more beautiful
2) She was more dominating
3) She was more hospitable
4) She was more cruel

d) What did the narrator forget for a second?
1) That she had to catch her flight
2) That she had to catch her train
3) That she had to catch her bus
4) That she had to take her taxi.

a. For she knew about that burn mark beforehand b. Simile c. She was more hospitable d. That she had to catch her train

Extract 7 

At the corner of the road I looked up at the name-plate. Marconi Street, it said. I had been at Number 46. The address was correct. But now I didn’t want to remember it any more. I wouldn’t go back there because the objects that are linked in your memory with the familiar life of former times instantly lose their value when, severed from them, you see them again in strange surroundings.

a) Who had told the narrator about Mrs. Dorling’s address?
1) Her father
2) Her mother
3) Her husband
4) Mrs. Dorling

b) Why did the narrator want to forget the address?
1) For that was not attractive
2) For that was not correct
3) For that reminded her of her mother
4) For that had a penalty on it

c) What does the word ‘Severed’ mean?
1) Joint
2) Cut off
3) Inseparable
4) Hurt

d) Which literary device has been used in ‘Strange surroundings’?
1) Simile
2) Metaphor
3) Personification
4) Alliteration

a. Her mother b. For that reminded her of her mother c. Cut off d. Alliteration

 

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