Q1. Sweden Mines are rich in which ore?

(i) Brass
(ii) copper
(iii) steel
(iv) iron ore

Correct Answer

(iv) iron ore

Q2. The rattrap peddler gave the ironmaster a lecture on

(i) how the world is a rat trap
(ii) how to be honest
(iii) how to be ethically correct
(iv) how to be professional

Correct Answer

(i) how the world is a rat trap

Q3. What did the package left for Edla contain?

(i) a small rattrap with 30 kroner on it
(ii) a small bangle
(iii) a necklace
(iv) a diamond ring

Correct Answer

(i) a small rattrap with 30 kroner on it

Q4. Which country does the author belong to?

(i) Singapore
(ii) Sydney
(iii) Sweden
(iv) Switzerland

Correct Answer

(iii) Sweden

Q5. What did the ironmaster’s daughter say when the peddler was about to leave?

(i) she asked him to stay for that day only
(ii) she said she wanted to go with him
(iii) she told him not to mind what her father had said
(iv) she asked him to leave after 2 days

Correct Answer

(i) she asked him to stay for that day only

Q6. The rattrap peddler spent most of his Christmas Eve

(i) laughing
(ii) singing
(iii) playing
(iv) sleeping

Correct Answer

(iv) sleeping

Q7. What did the package left for Edla contain?

(i) a small rattrap with 30 kroner on it
(ii) a small bangle
(iii) a necklace
(iv) a diamond ring

Correct Answer

(i) a small rattrap with 30 kroner on it

Q8. Who is the author of The Rattrap?

(i) Selma Lagerlof
(ii) Thomas B. Allen
(iii) Howard Phillips
(iv) Sudha Murthy

Correct Answer

(i) Selma Lagerlof

Q9. This story revolves around whom?

(i) around Crofter and his daughter
(ii) around crofter
(iii) around ironman
(iv) around peddler- the Rattrap seller

Correct Answer

(iv) around peddler- the Rattrap seller

Q10. The stranger’s reaction to the ironmaster was

(i) he made no attempt to hide his feelings
(ii) he was angry
(iii) he denied it completely
(iv) he started screaming

Correct Answer

(i) he made no attempt to hide his feelings

Q11. What does the rattrap seller have to do to make his both ends meet?

(i) Peddling
(ii) selling
(iii) begging
(iv) thievery and begging

Correct Answer

(iv) thievery and begging

Q12. The girl had brought with her the following article to make him feel warm

(i) A blanket
(ii) A woollen shawl
(iii) A sweater
(iv) A fur coat

Correct Answer

(iv) A fur coat

Q13. What did the ironmaster feel when he saw the rattrap seller after he was well groomed by his valet?

(i) Not pleased
(ii) Very happy
(iii) Suspicious
(iv) Angry

Correct Answer

(i) Not pleased

Q14. According to the seller what leads us to various miseries?

(i) attractions
(ii) people
(iii) friends
(iv) wishes and greed of comfort

Correct Answer

(iv) wishes and greed of comfort

Q15. The first move of the ironmaster was to make sure that the guest could

(i) gain some flesh on his bones
(ii) have verification done
(iii) be given some money
(iv) be given some clothes

Correct Answer

(i) gain some flesh on his bones

Q16. What made the Peddler finally change his ways?

(i) Edla’s beauty
(ii) His mistaken identity
(iii) his greed
(iv) kindness and care

Correct Answer

(iv) kindness and care

Q17. What made the Peddler finally change his heart?

(i) Edla’s words
(ii) Edla’s appearance
(iii) Edla’s father
(iv) Edla’s goodness and care

Correct Answer

(iv) Edla’s goodness and care

Q18. What lightens the seriousness of the lesson?

(i) Peddlar’s greed
(ii) Peddlar’s gossip
(iii) Peddlar’s tricks
(iv) Peddlar’s sense of humour

Correct Answer

(iv) Peddlar’s sense of humour

Q19. Why did Edla plead her father not to send the Vagabond away?

(i) Because of her father
(ii) Because he resembled her father’s friend
(iii) Because she liked him
(iv) Because of sympathy and his poor life condition

Correct Answer

(iv) Because of sympathy and his poor life condition

Q20. The name of the ironmaster’s daughter was

(i) Emily Dickinson
(ii) Edla Willmansson
(iii) Sophia Loren
(iv) Mary

Correct Answer

(ii) Edla Willmansson

Q21. Why was the Crofter so talkative and friendly with the Peddler?

(i) because he knew him.
(ii) he was his friend
(iii) he was his neighbourer
(iv) because of his resemblance to one of his old friend

Correct Answer

(iv) because of his resemblance to one of his old friend

Q22. In what manner has the story been narrated?

(i) Non-fictious style
(ii) Realistic manner
(iii) Fairy tale manner
(iv) None of these

Correct Answer

(iii) Fairy tale manner

Q23. he peddler entered the gate of the iron mill with the intention of

(i) asking for food
(ii) meeting the master smith
(iii) shelter from rain and cold
(iv) chatting with his friends

Correct Answer

(iii) shelter from rain and cold

Q24. Why does the peddler knit up various kind of thoughts?

(i) Because of greed
(ii) Because of travelling
(iii) Because of loneliness and poverty
(iv) None

Correct Answer

(iii) Because of loneliness and poverty

Q25. The crofter had received a payment of

(i) forty kroner
(ii) thirty kroner
(iii) twenty-five kroner
(iv) ten kroner

Correct Answer

(ii) thirty kroner

Q26. From where did the Pedlder get the material to make rattraps?

(i) shops
(ii) roads
(iii) streets
(iv) stores

Correct Answer

(iv) stores

Q27. Who offered shelter to the Peddler?

(i) A beggar
(ii) A friend
(iii) A milkman
(iv) An old Crofter

Correct Answer

(iv) An old Crofter

Q28. Why did Peddler not reveal his true identity?

(i) because of fear
(ii) he didn’t want to hurt them
(iii) in the greed of getting money
(iv) none

Correct Answer

(iii) in the greed of getting money

Q29. The peddler’s rattraps were made of

(i) wood
(ii) aluminum
(iii) wire
(iv) plastic

Correct Answer

(iii) wire

Q30. What earns the sympathy of the reader towards the peddler?

(i) His actions
(ii) His stories
(iii) His face
(iv) His sense of humour and innocent acceptance

Correct Answer

(iv) His sense of humour and innocent acceptance

Class 12 The Rat Trap MCQ