1 . Who is the author of Lost Spring?
- James Bond
- Arundhati Roy
- Sudha MurthyA ragpicker
- Anees Jung
2. Who was Saheb?
- A shopkeeper
- A servant
- A ragpicker
- None of these
3. Who is Mukesh?
- Bangle maker
4. This story is an excerpt from which book of the author?
- Lost Spring – Stories of Stolen Childhood
- Unveiling India
- Breaking the Silence
- The Song of India
Lost Spring – Stories of Stolen Childhood
5. What is the means of survival in Seemapuri?
6. What does the author analyze in the story?
- Rich people
- Her works
- Poor children and their exploitation
Poor children and their exploitation
7. The frail woman in Mukesh’s house is his
- elder brother’s wife
elder brother’s wife
8. What were Saheb and his family looking for in Delhi?
9. Bangle industry flourishes in the town of
10. What forces the children to live a life of exploitation?
- Extreme Poverty
11. Which of the objects below best serves as a symbol of an Indian woman’s `suhag’?
- henna-dyed hands
12. What is the central theme of the story Lost Spring?
- Pitiable Poor children and their lost childhood
- Saheb and Mukesh
- Spring Season
Pitiable Poor children and their lost childhood
13. What bothers the author most about the bangle makers?
- the stigma of poverty and caste
- the affluence of the landlords
- the behaviour of the factory owners
- the labour laws
the stigma of poverty and caste
14. Mukesh wants to learn to become a motor mechanic by
- finding a tutor
- going to a garage to learn
- by reading books
- by joining a school
going to a garage to learn
15. What was the profession of Mukesh’s father before he became a bangle-maker?
16. According to the author what was garbage for the parents?
- Means of entertainment
- means of joy
- Means of sorrow
- Means of survival
Means of survival
17. Mukesh belonged to a family of
- bangle makers
- motor mechanics
18. One day, Saheb was seen by the author, watching some young men playing
19. The rag pickers have no identity, but they have
- ration cards
20. The colony of ragpickers is situated in
- the south of Delhi