Tuesday, April 25, 2023

MCQ of Kishorganj My Birthplace by N. C. CHaudhuri. LCC 1. Kalyani University. 1st Semester.


1. Kishorganj is a/an—

a) Biography

b) Autobiography

c) Non-fiction Short story

d) Novel 

2. This text has been taken from—

a) The Autobiography of an Unknown Indian

b) Malgudi Days

c) Selected Stories: N. C. Chaudhuri

d) Best of N. C. Chaudhuri

3. The writer of the text is—

a) Derozio

b) Rabindranath Tagore

c) N. C. Chaudhuri

d) Toru Dutt

4. Kishorganj is located in—

a) Dhaka, Bangladesh

b) Kolkata, India

c) Khulna, Bangladesh

d) Barishal, Bangladesh

5. The narrator of the story is—

a) Writer himself

b) Father of the writer

c) Unknown man

d) None of above

6. Writer’s father was—

a) A lawyer

b) Farmer

c) Teacher


7. The town Kishorganj was divided into two by—

a) Road

b) River

c) Playground 

d) High wall

8. The feelings of the boys of writer’s bank for the opposite bank was—

a) friendly

b) enemy

c) contemptuous

d) no feelings

9. Which bank of Kishorganj backed the economy of the town?—

a) Writer’s bank

b) Opposite bank of Writer’s bank

c) River

d) None

10. Religious places belonged to—

a) Writer’s bank.

b) Opposite bank of Writer’s bank

c) Neighbour town

d) Nowhere

11. What occupied the opposite bank of the river?—

a) A small section with many houses.

b) Play ground

c) School

d) Courts

12. Prostitute quarters were on—

a) Writer’s bank

b) Opposite bank of Writer’s bank

c) Neighbour town

d) Nowhere

13. The number of prostitute huts were—

a) 30 or 40

b) 40 or 50

c) 20 or 30

d) 50 or 60

14. The people who took much interest in prostitute huts were—

a) Rich people

b) Police

c) Zamindar

d) Servants, shopkeepers , other small fry.

15. The writer and boys hated the sight of—

a) Zamindar

b) Police

c) Prostitutes

d) Elephants

16. When the prostitute came on the bank of writer, he became—

a) Happy

b) Sad

c) Angry

d) Indifferent

17. Where did the prostitutes go on a certain day of every week?—

a) Court

b) Police station

c) Schools

d) Temple

18. What did writer do when he suddenly saw a group of prostitute coming?—

a) kept on playing

b) quarrelled with them

c) put his hands over eyes

d) smiled

19. What did writer do getting not satisfied after putting hands over eyes?—

a) Ran into a hut

b) Kept on playing

c) Quarrelled with them

d) Threw stones at them

20. When prostitutes came, the boys communicated with each other—

a) Loudly

b) Silently with expression

c) Over telephone

d) No communication 

21. Other boys made fun of writer calling him—

a) Ram

b) Lakshmana

c) Sita

d) Ravan

22. Quarter-to-Four-Anna House was located on—

a) Writer’s bank

b) Opposite bank of Writer’s bank

c) Neighbour town

d) Nowhere

23. “Quarter-to-four Anna” means—

a) Fifteen-sixty fourths.

b) Half share

c) Full share

d) No share

24. First attraction of the zamindar house was—

a) Fair

b) Playground

c) Ponds

d) Tank

25. Tank was famous because—

a) It was very old

b) It supplied clearest and coolest drinking water

c) It was very high

d) It was beautiful

26. All suspected that the pool carried—

a) Dirt

b) Cholera

c) Pure water

d) Moss

27. In the ground of zamindar house,________________ was held.

a) Car festival of Krishna with fair.

b) Swing festival of Krishna

c) Procession of Elephant

d) Eid

28. Writer and other boys were sent to the fair in charge of—

a) Teacher

b) Servant

c) Police

d) Zamindar

29. The dolls of the fair were attractive for their—

a) Size

b) Variety

c) Smell

d) Variety and smell

30. A particular Bengali doll that went under the name of—

a) Ghost Baby

b) Ghost Doll

c) Spoilt Baby.

d) Spoilt Ghost 

31. The dolls of the car festival were famous for—

a) Size

b) modelling

c) Colour

d) Both colour and modelling.

32. The car festival was held during—

a) Monsoon

b) Summer

c) Spring

d) Winter

33. Popular air-instrument for children sold in the fair was—

a) Sanai

b) Mouthorgan 

c) Palm-leaf trumpet.

d) None

34. The trumpets were made of—

a) Any leaf

b) Betel leaf

c) Bamboo leaf

d) Palmyra.

35. Children blew the trumpets—

a) All day long

b) Only in fair

c) At night

d) In the morning

36. The paintings sold in the fair were—

a) Krishna cycle

b) Jagannath Yatra

c) Village scene

d) Funny

37. The paintings of Krishna cycle were painted by—

a) Prostitutes

b) Kangra or Pahari Rajput school 

c) Writer and other boys

d) Zamindar

38. Another festival besides Car festival of Krishna held in opposite bank was—

a) Car festival of Jagarnnath

b) Swing festival of Krishna

c) Elephant Festival

d) Eid

39. The swing festival of Krishna was held on—

a) Northern outskirts of town.

b) Eastern outskirts of town.

c) Western outskirts of town.

d) Southern outskirts of town..

40. The swing festival of Krishna was held during—

a) May-June

b) September- October.

c) February-March

d) July-August

41. The traders came in the swing festival of Krishna from—

a) Only locality

b) Only from neighbourhood

c) Locals and far away.

d) Nowhere

42. In the fair of swing festival of Krishna, the first row was occupied by—

a) Toy sellers

b) Violin sellers

c) Food stalls 

d) Book binders

43. The first row of the fair was patronized by—

a) Hindus

b) Mussalmans

c) Jews

d) Hindu Brahmins

44. The violins sold in fair were-

a) Foreign-made

b) Imported

c) Country-made

d) None of above

45. The colour of violins were—

a) All same

b) All red

c) All wooden colour

d) All different in colour

46. The row next to violin belongs to—

a) Toy stalls

b) Earthen Pot sellers

c) Harmoniums sellers.

d) Paintings sellers

47. At the southern end of fair, the row belongs to—

a) Toy stalls

b) Earthen Pot sellers

c) Harmoniums sellers.

d) Chamars.

48. Chamars are the men who deal in—

a) Skin and leather

b) Paintings

c) Foods

d) None of them

49. Drums, tablas are made by—

a) Musician

b) Chamars

c) Book binders

d) Porters

50. The caps sold in the fair were made of—

a) Palmyra

b) Cotton

c) Plastic

d) Velvet or muslin.

51. Native cabinet makers made the chests in—

a) Teak wood

b) Jack fruit wood

c) Mahogany

d) Oak

52. The chests were made by—

a) Native people.

b) Foreign people

c) Unknown men

d) Machine 

53. The life of elders of Kishorganj was related to—

a) Pleasure

b) Adventure

c) Sports

d) Money earning.

54. The life of young of Kishorganj was related to—

a) Pleasure

b) Adventure

c) Education and acquisition of Knowledge.

d) Money earning

55. The festival of Muslim described in the story is—

a) Ramadan

b) Maharam

c) Miladi Nabi

d) ID

56. Id prayer took place (Idgah) on a large field at—

a) Eastern end of town.

b) Northern end of town

c) Western end of town

d) Southern end of town

57. Elephant procession took place during—

a) Ramadan

b) Maharam

c) Miladi Nabi

d) ID.

58. The elephant procession was performed/ led by—

a) Muslim Zamindar

b) Muslim businessman

c) Hindu zamindar

d) Brahmin Pandits

59. The procession of men for id prayer started—

a) In morning

b) In the afternoon

c) At noon

d) At night

60. The procession got thin at—

a) 9 am

b) 10 am

c) 11 am

d) 12 noon

61. Joyka was the name of—

a) Writer’s friend

b) Name of the elephant

c) Name of the place having elephant.

d) None of above

62. Elephant of Joyka used to eat

a) banana tree

b) banana 

c) rice

d) Fruits

63. The tallest elephant was—

a) Elephant of Joyka

b) Elephant of Laundh

c) Elephant of Gangatia

d) Elephant of Masua.

64. The tusker elephant belonged to—

a) Joyka

b) Laundh

c) Gangatia

d) Mahinand.

65. The elephants were painted on—

a) Forehead

b) Whole body

c) Legs

d) Belly

66. The elephants were painted with—

a) Dry colour

b) Plaster of Paris 

c) Mud

d) Oil with lampblack. 

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