Lost Spring MCQ

Q1. Which of the objects below best serves as a symbol of an Indian woman’s `suhag’?

(i) bindi
(ii) sindoor
(iii) bangles
(iv) henna-dyed hands

Correct Answer

(iii) bangles

Q2. What is the central theme of the story Lost Spring?

(i) Pitiable Poor children and their lost childhood
(ii) garbage
(iii) Saheb and Mukesh
(iv) Spring Season

(i) Pitiable Poor children and their lost childhood

Correct Answer

(i) Pitiable Poor children and their lost childhood

Q3. Firozabad is the center of which industry?

(i) cotton industry
(ii) furniture industry
(iii) textile industry
(iv) glassblowing industry

Correct Answer

(iv) glassblowing industry

Q4. What bothers the author most about the bangle makers?

(i) the stigma of poverty and caste
(ii) the affluence of the landlords
(iii) the behaviour of the factory owners
(iv) the labour laws

Correct Answer

(i) the stigma of poverty and caste

Q5. What does the author analyze in the story?

(i)Rich people
(ii) garbage
(iii) Poor children and their exploitation
(iv) her works

Correct Answer

(iii) Poor children and their exploitation

Q6. Mukesh wants to learn to become a motor mechanic by

(i) finding a tutor
(ii) going to a garage to learn
(iii) by reading books
(iv) by joining a school

Correct Answer

(ii) going to a garage to learn

Q7. What was the profession of Mukesh’s father before he became a bangle-maker?

(i) tailor
(ii) carpenter
(iii) plumber
(iv) Mason

Correct Answer

(i) tailor

Q8. What forces the children to live a life of exploitation?

(i) greed
(ii) Extreme Poverty
(iii) peers
(iv) parents

Correct Answer

(ii) Extreme Poverty

Q9. What bothers the author most about the bangle makers?

(i) the stigma of poverty and caste
(ii) the affluence of the landlords
(iii) the behaviour of the factory owners
(iv) the labour laws

Correct Answer

(i) the stigma of poverty and caste

Q10. he frail woman in Mukesh’s house is his

(i) mother
(ii) elder brother’s wife
(iii) wife
(iv) niece

Correct Answer

(ii) elder brother’s wife

Q11. If laws were to be enforced, it would bring about change and relief in the lives of about

(i) ten thousand children
(ii) twenty thousand children
(iii) hundred children
(iv) a thousand children

Correct Answer

(ii) twenty thousand children

Q12. Bangle industry flourishes in the town of

(i) Ferozepur
(ii) Firozabad
(iii) Ferozgarh
(iv) Farukhabad

Correct Answer

(ii) Firozabad

Q13. According to the author what was garbage for the parents?

(i) Means of entertainment
(ii) means of joy
(iii) Means of sorrow
(iv) Means of survival

Correct Answer

(iv) Means of survival

Q14. Mukesh belonged to a family of

(i) farmers
(ii) rag-pickers
(iii) bangle makers
(iv) motor mechanics

Correct Answer

(iii) bangle makers

Q15. According to the author what was garbage for the children ?

(i) Means of entertainment
(ii) Means of timepass
(iii) Means of playing
(iv) a wonder

Correct Answer

(iv) a wonder

Q16. One day, Saheb was seen by the author, watching some young men playing

(i) cricket
(ii) tennis
(iii) hockey
(iv) soccer

Correct Answer

(ii) tennis

Q17. According to the author, rag picking has become, over the years, a

(i) profession
(ii) fine art
(iii) tradition
(iv) culture

Correct Answer

(ii) fine art

Q18. Who was Saheb?

(i) a shopkeeper
(ii) a servant
(iii) a ragpicker
(iv) all

Correct Answer

(iii) a ragpicker

Q19. The rag pickers have no identity, but they have

(i) permits
(ii) passports
(iii) ration cards
(iv) licenses

Correct Answer

(i) permits

Q20. The colony of ragpickers is situated in

(i) the south of Delhi
(ii) Mongolpuri
(iii) Jehangirpuri
(iv) Seemapuri

Correct Answer

(iv) Seemapuri

Q21. What was Saheb looking for?

(i) eggs
(ii) gold
(iii) coins
(iv) toys

Correct Answer

(ii) gold

Q22. What is the metaphorical symbol of Seemapuri in the lesson?

(i) poverty
(ii) exploitation
(iii) enjoyment
(iv) a little hell

Correct Answer

(iv) a little hell

Q23. Is your school ready? Who asked this question?

(i) Saheb’s mother
(ii) Saheb’s friends
(iii) the author
(iv) Saheb

Correct Answer

(iv) Saheb

Q24. How is Mukesh’s attitude different from that of his family?

(i) Being daring, firm and clear
(ii) Being a fighter
(iii) Being a coward
(iv) Not clear

Correct Answer

(i) Being daring, firm and clear

Q25. What forces the children to live a life of exploitation?

(i) Greed
(ii) Extreme Poverty
(iii) Peers
(iv) Parents

Correct Answer

(ii) Extreme Poverty

Q26. Why did Saheb -e- Alam not go to school?

(i) Not interested
(ii) Had no money to pay fees
(iii) Wanted to go for movie
(iv) Wanted to earn money

Correct Answer

(ii) Had no money to pay fees

Q27. What does the title ‘Lost Spring’ symbolise?

(i) lost blooming childhood
(ii) autumn season
(iii) lost money
(iv) lost age

Correct Answer

(i) lost blooming childhood

Q28. What are the reasons for the migration of people from villages to city in the lesson?

(i) Sweeping of houses and fields by storms
(ii) poverty
(iii) education and unemployment
(iv) safety

Correct Answer

(i) Sweeping of houses and fields by storms

Class 12 Lost Spring MCQ