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Class 12 English: Chapter 2 - Lost Spring: Stories of Stolen Childhood (MCQs)(#class12English)(#cbse2021Term1)(#eduvictors)

Class 12 English: Chapter 2 - Lost Spring: Stories of Stolen Childhood (MCQs)

Class 12 English: Chapter 2 - Lost Spring: Stories of Stolen Childhood (MCQs)(#class12English)(#cbse2021Term1)(#eduvictors)

Q1: Who is the author of Lost Spring? 

(a) Kamla Das

(b) Arundhati Roy

(c) Sudha Murthy

(d) Anees Jung


Q2: Why is the author calling garbage as gold in the story?

(a) Because of jewels in it. 

(b) Because of gems in it.

(c) Because of gold in it. 

(d) Because of its monetary value.


Q3: What does the title 'Lost Spring' symbolize? 

(a)Lost blooming childhood

(b)Autumn season

(c)Lost money

(d)Lost age



Q4: What forces the children to live such miserable life of exploitation? 

(a) Greed

(b) Extreme Poverty

(c) Pressure from Peers

(d) Pressure from Parents


Q5: Who was Saheb? 

(a) A shopkeeper

(b) A servant

(c) A ragpicker

(d) All of them


Q6: Who does Saheb roam with?

(a) friends

(b) his master

(c) servants

(d) customers



Q7: Why did Saheb leave his house?

(a) Because storms swept away his house and field

(b) To enjoy a life of leisure 

(c) To find friends

(d) To go to college



Q8: ‘Even if she did he will throw them off,’ adds another who is wearing shoes that do not match. 

What would he throw off?

(a) stick

(b) shoes

(c) money

(d) stone


Q9: The author advised Saheb to go to 

(a) School 

(b) College

(c) Club

(d) Playground



Q10: In this chapter, it is evident that the author has an attitude of ________.

(a) sympathy

(b) apathy

(c) empathy

(d) bewilderment


Q11: Choose the statement that is NOT TRUE about ragpickers in Seemapuri.

(a) Children are equally involved in rag picking as their parents.

(b) The ragpickers settle down in a place permanently.

(c) Rag picking has accomplished itself as a skill and form of art.

(d) Ragpickers live in unsteady shanties on the outskirts of Delhi.


Q12: "Seemapuri is a place on the periphery of Delhi yet miles away from it metaphorically." What is the tone of the writer?

(a) Sad

(b) Happy

(c) Angry 

(d) Satire


Q13: Why did rich boy give the tennis shoes to Saheb? 

(a) He found Saheb wanted to play tennis.

(b) He hated his shoes.

(c) There was a hole in one of them.

(d) Saheb bought them from him.



Q14: What is Firozabad famous for? 

(a) Bangles

(b) Sandals

(c) Cloth

(d) Electronics


Q15: What was Savita doing when the author saw her?

(a) She was playing.

(b) She was segregating garbage.

(c) She was making bangles.

(d) She was reading a book.


Q16: Can a god-given lineage ever be broken?" Who spoke these words?

(a) Mukesh

(b) Mukesh's grandfather 

(c) Mukesh's grandmother 

(d) The author


Q17: The phrase transit homes refers to the dwellings that are

(a) unhygienic 

(b) inadequate 

(c) fragile 

(d) temporary


Q18: Identify the figure of speech used in the sentence "Garbage to them is gold".

(a) hyperbole 

(b) simile 

(c) synecdoche 

(d) personification


Q19: Who employs the local families of Firoznbad?

(a) Bureaucrats

(b) Merchants

(c) Polihdans

(d) The glass blowing industry


Q20: Which is more important for survival than an identity?

(a) money

(b) food

(c) garbage

(d) all of these



Answers:

1: (d) Anees Jung

2: (d) Because of its monetary value.

3: (a)Lost blooming childhood

4: (b) Extreme Poverty

5: (d) All of them

6: (a) friends

7: (a) Because storms swept away his house and field

8: (b) shoes

9: (a) School 

10: (a) sympathy

11: (c) Rag picking has accomplished itself as a skill and form of art.

12: (d) Satire

13: (c) There was a hole in one of them.

14: (a) Bangles

15: (c) She was making bangles.

16: (c)Mukesh's grandmother

17: (d) temporary

18: (a) hyperbole 

19: (d) The glass blowing industry

20: (b) food


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