Lost Spring Class 12 MCQ Question Answers



The Lost Spring Class 12 MCQs – Lost Spring – Stories of Stolen Childhood MCQ Questions

Lost Spring MCQ Questions with Answer Keys can be seen in this post. CBSE had introduced new exam pattern which includes MCQs. Here we have compiled MCQ Questions of Class 12 English Chapter 2, Lost Spring: Stories of Stolen Childhood  for students to practice. Students of Class 12 can prepare the MCQs of Chapter 2 from the Flamingo reader published by NCERT. Each question has four options followed by the correct answer. Students can also take a free test from the Chapter Lost Spring MCQs


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Lost Spring MCQ Question Answers – Flamingo book Chapter 2

Q1- Who is the author of Lost Spring?

A) James Bond
B) Arundhati Roy
C) Sudha Murthy
D) Anees Jung

 

Q2- This story is an excerpt from which book of the author?

A) Lost Spring – Stories of Stolen Childhood
B) Unveiling India
C) Breaking the Silence
D) The Song of India

 

Q3- What does the author analyze in the story?

A)Rich people
B) Garbage
C) Poor children and their exploitation
D) Her works

 

Q4- What is the central theme of the story Lost Spring?

A) Pitiable Poor children and their lost childhood
B) Garbage
C) Saheb and Mukesh
D) Spring Season

 

Q5- What forces the children to live a life of exploitation?

A) Greed
B) Extreme Poverty
C) Peers
D) Parents

 

Q6- According to the author what was garbage for the parents?

A) Means of entertainment
B) Means of joy
C) Means of sorrow
D) Means of survival

 

Q7- According to the author what was garbage for the children ?

A) Means of entertainment
B) Means of timepass
C) Means of playing
D) A wonder

 

Q8- Who was Saheb?

A) A shopkeeper
B) A servant
C) A ragpicker
D) All

 

Q9- What was Saheb looking for?

A) Eggs
B) Gold
C) Coins
D) Toys

 

Q10- Is Saheb happy working at the tea stall?

A) Yes
B) Yes, he earns money
C) No earning
D) No, earning but no freedom

 

Q11- Why did Saheb -e- Alam not go to school?

A) Not interested
B) Had no money to pay fees
C) Wanted to go for movie
D) Wanted to earn money

 

Q12- What is the meaning of Saheb -e- Alam?

A) Owner
B) Rich man
C) Poor man
D) Lord of the Universe

 

Q13- Where was Saheb employed?

A) At a tea stall in Seemapuri
B) At a saree shop
C) At a jewellery shop
D) At a sweet shop

 

Q14- Why is the author calling garbage as ‘gold’ in the story?

A) Because of jewels in it
B) Because of gems in it
C) Because of gold in it
D) Because of its encashment value

 

Q15- What do the boys appear like to the author in the story?

A) Morning crows
B) Evening crows
C) Morning birds
D) Evening Birds

 

Q16- Name the birthplace of the author.

A) U.S.A
B) California
C) Koch
D) Rourkela

 

Q17- What does the title ‘Lost Spring’ symbolise?

A) Lost blooming childhood
B) Autumn season
C) Lost money
D) Lost age

 

Q18- Saheb hailed from which place?

A) Delhi
B) Seemapuri
C) Greenfields of Dhaka
D) None

 

Q19- Why did Saheb go through garbage dumps?

A) To find a silver coin
B) A rupee
C) A ten rupee note
D) All of these

 

 

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Q20- Why did Saheb leave his house?

A) Because the storm swept away his house and field
B) To enjoy a life of leisure
C) To find friends
D) To go to college

 

Q21- What forced Saheb to be a ragpicker?

A) Hard work
B) Destiny
C) People around him
D) Acute poverty

 

Q22- Where is Seemapuri?

A) In Noida
B) South Delhi
C) North Delhi
D) East Delhi

 

Q23- Why did Saheb leave Dhaka?

A) Because of lack of resources
B) Because of lack of enough food
C) Because of friends
D) Because of parents

 

Q24- Who are responsible for the poor condition of bangle makers in Firozabad?

A) Parents
B) Society
C) Bureaucrats
D) All of these

 

Q25- What efforts can help Mukesh materialise his dream of becoming a car driver?

A) Hard work
B) Going to garage
C) Guidance of his owner
D) All these

 

Q26- What are the hazards of working in the glass bangles industry?

A) Poor health
B) Impaired vision
C) Miserable life
D) All of these

 

Q27- Who employs the local families of Firozabad?

A) Bureaucrats
B) Merchants
C) Politicians
D) The glass blowing industry

 

Q28- What is the function of glass blowing industry?

A) To make windows
B) To make doors
C) To mould glass
D) To mould glass and make colorful bangles

 

Q29- What makes the working conditions of the children worst in the glass industry?

A) Dark dingy cells without light and air
B) Dazzling and sparking of welding light
C) High temperature
D) All of these

 

Q30- What excuse do the rag pickers give for not wearing chappals?

A) Mothers don’t give
B) No interest
C) A tradition
D) All these

 

31- Who is Mukesh?

A) Student
B) Worker
C) Bangle maker
D) Ragpicker

 

Q32- What are the reasons for the migration of people from villages to city in the lesson?

A) Sweeping of houses and fields by storms
B) No money
C) Education and unemployment
D) Safety

 

Q33- What compels the workers in bangle industry of Firozabad to poverty?

A) Cast and ancestral profession
B) Karam theory and society
C) Bureaucrats and politicians
D) All of these

 

Q34- The city of Firozabad is famous for what?

A) For casteism
B) For ragpickers
C) For poverty
D) For bangles

 

Q35- Firozabad is the centre of which industry?

A) Cotton industry
B) Furniture industry
C) Textile industry
D) Glassblowing industry

 

Q36-How is Mukesh’s attitude different from that of his family?

A) Being daring, firm and clear
B) Being a fighter
C) Being a coward
D) Not clear

 

Q37- What is the means of survival in Seemapuri?

A) Work
B) Merchandising
C) Education
D) Ragpicking

 

Q38- What is the metaphorical symbol of Seemapuri in the lesson?

A) Poverty
B) Exploitation
C) Enjoyment
D) A little hell

 

Q39- What is Mukesh’s dream?

A) To be a doctor
B) To be a merchant
C) To be a rogue
D) To be a motor- mechanic

 

Q40- What change did Anees Jung see in Saheb when she saw him standing by the gate of the neighbourhood club?

A) As if lost his freedom
B) Lost ownership
C) Lost joy
D) All of these

 

 

ANSWER KEY

1D11B21D31C
2A12D22D32A
3C13A23B33D
4A14D24D34D
5B15C25D35D
6D16D26D36A
7D17A27D37D
8C18C28D38D
9B19D29D39D
10D20A30D40D

 

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