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




1 D 11 B 21 D 31 C
2 A 12 D 22 D 32 A
3 C 13 A 23 B 33 D
4 A 14 D 24 D 34 D
5 B 15 C 25 D 35 D
6 D 16 D 26 D 36 A
7 D 17 A 27 D 37 D
8 C 18 C 28 D 38 D
9 B 19 D 29 D 39 D
10 D 20 A 30 D 40 D


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