Extra Questions

Extract Based Questions

Question 1 : But for Valli, standing at the front door was every bit as enjoyable as any of the elaborate games other children played. Watching the street gave her many new unusual experiences.

i) Why did Valli keep on standing at the doorways?

a) To watch happenings on the street outside

b) To have a glimpse of her lover

c) To see the police taking bribe

d) To wait for the clouds to bring rain

ii) How did Valli feel while standing on the doorway?

a) Bored

b) Tortured

c) Joyous

d) Sad

iii) What did watching the street provide her?

a) Bangles for free

b) New unusual experiences

c) Food for free

d) Matter for the gossip

iv)………… is a word in te extract meaning opposite of ‘very common’.

a) Bit

b) Elaborate

c) Enjoyable

d) Unusual

Answer : i) a) To watch happenings on the street outside

ii) c) Joyous

iii) b) New unusual experiences

iv) d) Unusual

Question 2 : The most fascinating thing of all was the bus that travelled between her village and the nearest town. It passed through her street each hour, once going to the town and once coming back. The sight of the bus, filled each time with a new set of passengers, was a source of unending joy for Valli.

i) How many times did the bus pass?

a) Once in half an hour

b) Once in an hour

c) Once in four hours

d) Once a day

ii) What was the source of unending joy for Valli?

a) Call of the ice-cream vendor

b) Smell of moth watering sweets

c) Fight of the children

d) Sight of the bus with a new set of passengers

iii) What was the most fascinating this for Valli?

a) Watching the bus

b) Dancing in the rain

c) Gossiping with children

d) Cooking new recipes

iv) …………. in the extract means ‘never ending’.

a) Fascinating

b) Set

c) Unending

d) Source

Answer : i) b) Once in an hour

ii) d) Sight of the bus with a new set of passengers

iii) a) Watching the bus

iv) c) Unending