Question (1):   What does the word ‘petite’ mean?
1. strong
2. small
3. neat
4. clean
Ans:  2
Question (2):   What was almost a routine affair for Babuli during his student days?
1. working in the city
2. writing to his elder brother
3. going home in the rickety bus
4. reading big books
Ans:  3
Question (3):   What was written in the elder brother’s letter?
1. That they were missing him in the village
2. That there was to be a partition
3. That there was a festival
4. That he would get money
Ans:  2
Question (4):   How many days were left for the partition?
1. A week
2. A month
3. A day
4. Three days
Ans:  1
Question (5):   How much money was expected for Babuli’s land?
1. Seven thousand
2. Twenty thousand
3. Ten thousand
4. Forty thousand
Ans:  2
Question (6):   What makes Babuli think of the butcher?
1. Hunger
2. Wife’s heartlessness
3. The innocent lamb
4. The partition
Ans:  2
Question (7):   What was the first thing the elder brother did when Babuli reached the village?
1. He took Babuli’s heavy briefcase
2. He scolded Babuli
3. He carried Babuli on his shoulders
4. He walked in front of Babuli
Ans:  1
Question (8):   When Babuli reached home he was received by
1. his mother
2. an abominable Lull
3. his sister-in-law
4. his niece and nephew
Ans:  2
Question (9):   Why did elder brother shed tears when he placed the wrist watch on the pile?
1. It was an expensive watch
2. He was attached to the watch
3. He was snapping his attachment to the past
4. He had mortgaged it
Ans:  3
Question (10):   Which of these words best describes the elder brother?
1. Calm and composed
2. Uncaring
3. Greedy
4. Slow
Ans:  1
Question (11):   Babuli had not bothered to even replace the elder brother’s tattered blanket after he found a job. What does this show?
1. Babuli’s laziness
2. Babuli’s ingratitude
3. Babuli’s busy schedule
4. Babuli’s poverty
Ans:  2
Question (12):   What did Babuli finally do with the land?
1. Sold it to a brother
2. Gave it to his wife
3. Gifted it to elder brother
4. Harvested crops
Ans:  3