Sunday, April 30, 2023

MCQ of The Post Office by Rabindra Nath Tagore. Question Answer of the play The Post Office by Rabindra Nath Tagore. Kalyani University. LCC 1


1. The play The Post Office was published in--

a) 1910

b) 1911

c) 1912.

d) 1913

2. This play was first performed/ staged in--

a) London.

b) Kolkata

c) Bangladesh 

d) Shantiniketan 

3. This play is a--

a) Farce

b) Symbolic play

c) Historical play

d) Tragedy 

4. This play was first performed in London in--

a) 1914.

b) 1920

c) 1921

d) 1922

5. The Post Office is a/an--

a) one act play

b) two act play

c) three act play

d) Four act play

6. The whole play takes place at--

a) Garden

b) by the river

c) Post Office 

d) Madhab's house

7. Madhav is worried about--

a) His business 

b) His health 

c) Amal's illness 

d) His wife

8. "Bile or palsey, cold or gout spring all alike"-- the speaker is--

a) Madhab

b) Doctor

c) Gaffer

d) Amal

9. The words of doctor from scripture make Madhav --

a) Anxious.

b) Happy 

c) Angry 

d) careless 

10. According to Doctor, which season's sun and wind are harmful for Amal?--

a) Summer

b) Spring 

c) Winter 

d) Autumn.

11. Doctor suggested to keep Amal --

a) indoor 

b) outdoor 

c) balcony 

d) on Road

12. What tears Madhav's heart?--

a) to see Amal wince when he takes medicine 

b) to see Amal playing 

c) to see Headman

d) to see Amal's friends 

13. Chyabana was--

a) Sage/ Rishi 

b) King

c) village doctor 

d) Post Man

14. Gaffer is a devil to--

a) Send children out of room

b) keep children inside 

c) make children mad

d) quarrel with Children

15. Madhav's wife was very eager to-

a) make tour

b) run new business 

c) meet king

d) adopt child

16. At first Madhav was not agree to adopt child because --

a) He was poor

b) Somebody's child will waste his money 

c) He had already many children 

d) His wife was unwilling

17. Amal was Madhav's--

a) own son

b) adopted son

c) neighbour's son

d) Brother

18. Amal was the son of his wife's brother by-

a) village ties

b) neighbour's ties

c) paternal ties

d) none of above

19. Amal had lost his--

a) Uncle 

b) Mother 

c) father 

d) both mother and father

20. Amal calls Madhav --

a) Father

b) Brother 

c) Uncle 

d) None of above

21. Auntie grinds in quirn--

a) Rice

b) wheat

c) Maize

d) Lentils

22. According to Madhav, Amal should not cross the hill because--

a) It may harm

b) Police may arrest him

c) Hill is stands as a barrier

d) it is against religion.

23. According to Amal, Hill acts as earth’s--

a) Hand

b) Leg

c) Face

d) Heart

24. According to Amal, Earth call us with her--

a) Hand

b) Leg

c) Face

d) Heart

25. Amal met a man who on his shoulder had a bamboo with a________ at the top -

a) brass pot

b) clothes

c) shoes

d) a small bundle.

26. That man ate--

a) gram flour with water

b) chapattis with chutney

c) roti with water

d) rice.

27. If someone kidnaps Amal, it would be (according to Amal)--

a) Terrifying

b) Splendid

c) fun

d) sad matter

28. Dairyman’s village is by river--

a) Shamli

b) Kamli

c) Lalpur

d) Sonagaon

29. Dairyman’s village is situated at the foot of--

a) Shamli Hills

b) Panchmatha Hills

c) Golpahar

d) Panch-mura hills.

30. Amal wanted to learn from Dairyman--

a) the making of curd

b) the cow milking

c) fetching water from river

d) crying to sell curd

31. Amal meet after Dairyman--

a) Gaffer

b) Headman

c) Watchman.

d) group of boys

32. The watchman scares Amal saying that--

a) he would beat him

b) he would scold him

c) he would allege against him

d) he would take him to King

33. “Time has not yet come”—the speaker is--

a) Gaffer

b) Headman

c) Watchman.

d) group of boys

34. Amal loved to hear from Watch--

a) his voice

b) his story

c) sound of gong

d) none of above

35. Watchman’s gong sounds to tell people--

a) Everyone is bound to fate

b) We are not alive

c) Time waits for none, but goes on forever

d) Time teaches us moral

36. Time takes everyone to--

a) Death

b) eternity

c) next life

d) childhood

37. “What is going on there in that big house on the other side, where there is a flag………….”—here the house refers to--

a) King’s house

b) Madhav’s house 

c) Post office

d) Watchman’s house

38. The Post office belongs to--

a) Watchman

b) Postmen

c) Headman

d) King

39. The King sends to little boys--

a) tiny notes/ letters

b) guards

c) Royal doctor

d) Flowers

40. The postmen have on their chest--

a) Tie

b) handkerchief

c) gilt badges

d) letters

41. Who appears in the play after Watchman--

a) Boys

b) Headman.

c) Gaffer

d) Dairyman

42. Sudha was the daughter of--

a) Washer woman

b) flower seller

c) Toy seller

d) none of above

43. Amal wants Sudha to be his--

a) sister Parul

b) Sister Champa

c) Playmate

d) flower collector

44. The mother of Sudha was--

a) Sita

b) Sabita

c) Santa

d) Sasi.

45. The name of Sudha’s doll was--

a) Meni

b) Peni

c) pussycat

d) Benay.

46. The name of Sudha’s pet cat was--

a) Meni.

b) Peni

c) pussycat

d) Benay.

47. The troop of boys are playing the role of--

a) Dairymen

b) Postmen

c) ploughmen

d) Birds

48. Amal gives his toys to--

a) the boys

b) Sudha

c) Gaffer

d) Dairyman

49. Who were Badal, Sarat?--

a) name of boys

b) name of postmen

c) name of guards

d) none of above

50. Who pretends to be the Fakir in the play?--

a) Madhav

b) Watchman

c) Dairyman

d) Gaffer

51. From where did fakir just return?--

a) Isle of Parrots

b) Panchmura hills

c) Shamli River

d) Isle of snake

52. Dairyman went to ___________ to order a band for his niece’s marriage--

a) Shamli river

b) Kamlipara.

c) Dairy village

d) Hills foot

53. In the fairy tale, Champa had--

a) 5 brothers

b) 6 brothers

c) 7 brothers

d) 4 brothers

54. According to Amal, postmen had in their hand--

a) Lantern

b) Fire stick

c) torch

d) bag of letters

55. The real name of Headman was--

a) Panchanan.

b) Prafulla

c) Barun

d) Barunav

56. Headman hands Amal--

a) a real letter

b) letter from King

c) Blank paper

d) Stick

57. “Please don’t mock me”—Who is the speaker?

a) Amal.

b) Headman

c) Madhav

d) Gaffer

58. According to Headman, King wants to eat at Amal’s house--

a) Puffed rice

b) Sweet

c) Sandesh

d) Nothing

59. “Open the door”—the speaker is

a) Headman

b) King’s Herald

c) King

d) Royal Physician

60. King will come tonight on the--

a) first watch

b) second watch

c) third watch

d) last watch

61. Royal Physician ordered to--

a) give Amal food

b) open all doors and windows

c) make Amal stand

d) take Amal out of the room

62. “King loves you”—the speaker is--

a) Headman

b) King’s Herald

c) Madhav.

d) Royal Physician

63. Last visitor who came to meet Amal was--

a) Headman

b) King’s Herald

c) Sudha.

d) Royal Physician

64. “Tell him Sudha has not forgotten him”—the speaker is--

a) Headman

b) King’s Herald

c) Sudha.

d) Royal Physician

65. Sudha brought for Amal--

a) flowers

b) toys

c) garland

d) food

66. Here in the play, the character Amal symbolically stands for--

a) innocent child

b) soul seeking freedom.

c) knowledge

d) pride

67. Here in the play, the character village doctor symbolically stands for--

a) bookish knowledge.

b) knowledge

c) soul full of knowledge

d) innocence

68. Here in the play, the character Watchman symbolically stands for--

a) bookish knowledge

b) Pride

c) soul that seeks freedom

d) Time.

69. Here in the play, the character Sudha symbolically stands for--

a) bookish knowledge

b) Pride

c) soul that seeks freedom

d) grace and sweetness.

70. Here in the play, the character Headman symbolically stands for--

a) bookish knowledge

b) man, full of pride.

c) soul that seeks freedom

d) grace and sweetness.

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