Chapter-6: Poets and Pancakes

 

1 . Who is the author of Poets and Pancakes?

  • Asokamitran
  • Charu Nivedita
  • Jayakanthan
  • Balakumaran

2. What has Asokamitran brought up through this write up?

  • topics of film industry
  • topics of make up industry
  • topics of gossip
  • topics of heroines

Answer

topics of film industry

3. Why was the author praying for crowd shooting at all times?

  • to attract the crowd
  • to avoid people
  • to avoid epical narrations
  • none

Answer

to avoid epical narrations

4. How was Kothamanglam Subbu treated in the Gemini studio?

  • with hatred
  • rudely
  • disrespectfully
  • with high respect

5. Who was Greta Garbo?

  • A Swedish actress
  • a german actress
  • a French actress
  • a bengali actress

6. Who was the Englishman?

  • Salman Rushdie
  • D.H Lawrence
  • George Orwell
  • Stephen Spender

7. Who was Subbu’s enemy?

  • no one
  • the author
  • actors
  • The boy in the makeup room

Answer

The boy in the makeup room

8. When did MRA visit Madras?

9. Why was Subbu a trouble shooter?

  • because of his gossip style
  • because of his flattery
  • ability to mix up with everyone
  • because of his problem resolving quality

Answer

because of his problem resolving quality

10. What has been the make up room compared to?

  • make up company
  • a Parlour
  • a jewellery shop
  • hair-cutting salon

Answer

hair-cutting salon

11. Who was heading the make-up department?

Answer

A Bengali and later was succeeded by a Maharashtrian

12. Who imitated the scenes of Sunset and Sunrise of Jotham Valley?

13. How does the author come to know that English author was Stephen Spender?

Answer

from a book- The God that failed

14. The boy in the make up room was jealous of whom?

Answer

Subbu’s success and his closeness to the boss

15. Why did everybody in the studio think of giving some work to the author?

Answer

because of the idle appearance of his work

16. What was MRA?

Answer

The Moral Rearmament Army- a counter movement to International Communism

17. For whom was Gemini studio making films?

Answer

for simple Tamilians who have no interest in English poetry

18. What has Asokamitran brought up through this write up?

Answer

topics of film industry

19. When was Gemini studio set up?

20. Who is the author of Poets and Pancakes?

Answer

Asokamitran (1931), a Tamil writer

 

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