Chapter-7: The Necklace

 

1. Who is the writer of the lesson ‘The Necklace’?

  • Robert W. Peterson
  • Guy de Maupassant
  • Sinclair Lewis
  •  K.A. Abbas

2. What is opposite of ‘poverty’?

  •  affluent
  • rich
  •  modesty
  •  affluence

3. She was born into a family of _____.

  •  Scientists
  •  doctors
  •  engineers
  • clerks

4. ‘She’ wished to hurry away. Why?

  • to escape the notice of the host
  •  to escape the notice of M Loisel
  •  to escape the notice of Mme Forestier
  • to escape the notice of the rich women

Answer

to escape the notice of the rich women

5. What does she think she deserves?

  • suffering
  •  luxury
  • delicacies
  •  luxury and delicacies

Answer

luxury and delicacies

6. Monsieur Loisel underestimates the depth of his wife’s ___.

  • Intelligence
  •  Confidence
  •  Unhappiness
  •  Resourcefulness

7. What tortured and angered her?

  •  shabby walls
  •  worn chairs
  •  poverty
  • all of these

8. What was the actual cost of Mme Forestier’s necklace?

  •  five hundred francs
  •  ten thousand francs
  • one hundred francs
  •  five thousand francs

Answer

five hundred francs

9. When would she weep for whole days?

  •  after dinner
  •  after lunch
  •  after visiting her friend
  •  any time

Answer

after visiting her friend

10. How much was the necklace actually worth?

  •  forty thousand
  •  thirty six thousand
  • five hundred
  •  none of the above

11. Matilda was born into a family of :

  •  ministers
  •  officers
  •  clerks
  •  shopkeepers

12. Whom was Matilda married to?

  •  a petty clerk
  •  a minister
  • an officer
  •  a businessman

13. How did Loisel feel on receiving the invitation?

  •  sad’
  • elated
  •  puzzled
  •  surprised

14. For what had Loisel saved four hundred francs?

  •  to buy a gun
  •  to buy a T.V.
  • to buy a shirt
  • to buy a bicycle

15. What did Mrs Loisel borrow from Mme Forestier?

  •  a bracelet
  • a necklace
  •  a Venetian Cross
  •  all of the above

16. Matilda always remained :

  •  happy
  • unhappy
  •  contended
  • delighted

17. What spoiled Mr and Mrs Loisel pleasure?

  •  the loss of necklace
  •  the loss of the dress
  • the loss of money
  •  all of the above

Answer

the loss of necklace

18. How much Loisels had to spend to replace the necklace?

Answer

thirty-six thousand francs

19. How did the loan affect Mrs Loisel’s life?

Answer

all of the above

20. How did the husband expect her to react on handing her the letter?

 

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