NCERT Class 10 English Chapter 2 MCQs – The Thief’s Story


The Thief's Story MCQ Questions with Answers


CBSE Class 10 English Chapter 2 “The Thief’s Story” Multiple Choice Questions with Answers from Footprints without Feet Book



The Thief’s Story MCQs – Here is a compilation of Class 10 English MCQs of Chapter 2 The Thief’s Story by Ruskin Bond have been compiled for students to practice. Students of Class 10 can prepare the MCQs of Chapter 2- The Thief’s Story from the NCERT Footprints without Feet book. Each question has four options followed by the correct answer. Students can also take a free test of the MCQs of The Thief’s Story. These MCQ Questions have been selected based on the latest exam pattern as announced by CBSE.


For Correct Answers, see the end of the post. (below)


Q1- Who is the author of the story “The Thief’s story”?

A) James Herriot
B) Ruskin Bond
C) Robert Arthur
D) Victor Canning


Q2- What is he a “fairly successful hand” at?

A) wrestling
B) stealing
C) deceiving
D) working hard


Q3- What was his name?

A) Hari
B) Anil
C) Amol
D) Harry


Q4- What was the boy’s age?

A) 15
B) 25
C) 20
D) none of the above


Q5- What was Anil’s age?

A) 15
B) 25
C) 20
D) none of the above


Q6- How has the narrator described Anil?

A) simple
B) kind
C) easy-going
D) all of the above


Q7- What was Anil doing when the boy met him?

A) cooking
B) watching a match
C) playing
D) writing an article


Q8- How did the narrator attempt at being friends with Anil?

A) flattering him
B) teasing him
C) introducing himself
D) none of the above


Q9- What did the boy ask Anil for?

A) to give him food
B) to employ him
C) to give him money
D) to teach him


Q10- How often did he change his name?

A) every day
B) every week
C) every month
D) every year


Q11- He changed his name in order to stay ahead of _____

A) police
B) employers
C) none of them
D) both of them


Q12- What name did he tell Anil?

A) Anil Singh
B) Hari Lal
C) Hari Singh
D) Anil Lal


Q13- What do you mean by the word “grunting”?

A) make a low inarticulate sound
B) say something which is clearly audible
C) shouting
D) none of the above


Q14- How was the meal he cooked first night?

A) delicious
B) mouth-watering
C) finger-licking good
D) terrible


Q15- How did he infer that about his food?

A) Anil said he liked it
B) Anil couldn’t have enough of it
C) Anil was licking his fingers
D) Anil gave it to a stray dog


Q16- What did Anil promise him to teach?

A) write his name
B) cook
C) write full sentences
D) all of the above


Q17- Did Anil really mind his petty ways of earning money?

A) yes
B) no
C) maybe
D) he didn’t earn through petty ways


Q18- “a queer way to earn money”..What is the meaning of the word “queer”?

A) strange
B) famous
C) rare
D) illegal


Q19- Who was the most trusting person narrator had ever met ?

A) Anil
B) publisher
C) Anil’s friends
D) none of the above


Q20- Who is easier to rob?

A) a careless man
B) a greedy man
C) a trusting man
D) Anil


Q21- What takes all the pleasure out of work?

A) robbing a careless man
B) robbing a greedy man
C) when someone doesn’t notice they’ve been robbed
D) both a and c


Q22- How much money did he steal?

A) 500
B) 600
C) 700
D) 800


Q23- Did he get away on the Lucknow Express?

A) yes
B) no
C) maybe
D) none of the above


Q24- How, according to the narrator, would Anil feel upon finding out?

A) angry
B) fear
C) acceptance
D) sad


Q25- What did he do with the money?

A) ran away with it
B) threw it
C) bought a cycle with it
D) returned it


Q26- Did Anil say anything about the robbery?

A) yes
B) no
C) maybe
D) none of the above


Q27- Why does Hari return the money?

A) he wanted to learn to write
B) he was worried about how Anil would feel
C) he felt bad
D) none of the above


Q28- What do you mean by the word “unlined”?

A) in a line
B) showing no sign of worry or anxiety
C) none of the above


Q29- Who does “I” refer to in the story?

A) Hari
B) Anil
C) a greedy man
D) none of the above


Q30- What was the name of the shop above which Anil lived?

A) Laddu Sweet Shop
B) Rasgulla Sweet Shop
C) Jamun Sweet Shop
D) Jumna Sweet Shop



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