CBSE Class 10 English Chapter 7 MCQs – Glimpses of India Part 1 A Baker from Goa, Part 2 Coorg and Part 3 Tea From Assam


Glimpses of India MCQs


CBSE Class 10 English Chapter 7 “Glimpses of India” Multiple Choice Questions with Answers from First Flight Book


Glimpses of India MCQs – Here is a Compilation of Class 10 English MCQs from First Flight Book Chapter 7 Glimpses of India. Part 1 A Baker from Goa by Lucio Rodrigues, Part 2 Coorg by By Lokesh Abrol, Part 3 Tea from Assam by Arup Kumar Dutta.  Students of Class 10 can prepare the MCQs of Chapter 7 from the First Flight reader published by NCERT. Each question has four options followed by the correct answer. Students can also take a free test of these MCQs of Glimpses of India.

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

Q1- Who is the author of “A Baker from Goa”?

A) Arup Kumar Datta
B) Lokesh Abrol
C) Lucio Rodrigues
D) None of the Above


Q2- Who is the author of “Coorg”?

A) Arup Kumar Datta
B) Lokesh Abrol
C) Lucio Rodrigues
D) None of the Above


Q3- Who is the author of “Tea from Assam”?

A) Arup Kumar Datta
B) Lokesh Abrol
C) Lucio Rodrigues
D) None of the Above


Q4- What are the bakers known as in Goa?

A) Pader
B) Portugese
C) pekar
D) Baker


Q5- The baker was also their ______.

A) friend
B) companion
C) guide
D) all of the above


Q6- What did the children long for?

A) Loaves
B) bread bangles
C) banana bread
D) all of the above


Q7- How many times did the baker come everyday?

A) Once
B) Twice
C) Thrice
D) varies daily


Q8- _____ was called kabai.

A) Baker’s dress
B) baker’s basket
C) baker’s bamboo
D) baker’s song


Q9- Coorg is a _________country.

A) tea
B) bread
C) coffee
D) green


Q10- Where is Coorg situated?

A) Mysore
B) Mangalore
C) Karnataka
D) Kerala


Q11- The first chief of the Indian Army is from _____.

A) coorg
B) Goa
C) Mysore
D) Punjab


Q12- _____ river obtains its water from Coorg.

A) Yamuna
B) Narmada
C) Kaveri
D) Tapi


Q13- “The climb to the _____hills brings you  into a panoramic view of the entire misty landscape  of Coorg.”

A) Brahmagiri
B) Himalayan
C) Nilgiri
D) Parvati


Q14- What are the activities available in Coorg?

A) River-rafting
B) Canoeing
C) Mountain biking
D) All of the above


Q15- What is rappelling?

A) travelling in a river in a canoe
B) travelling in a river in a raft
C) going down a cliff by sliding down a rope
D) None of the Above


Q16- What is canoeing?

A) travelling in a river in a canoe
B) travelling in a river in a raft
C) going down a cliff by sliding down a rope
D) All of the above


Q17- “Almost everyone in the compartment was drinking _____ too”

A) Coffee
B) Juice
C) Tea
D) Water


Q18- Was Rajvir a fan of detective stories?

A) Yes
B) No
C) maybe
D) don’t know


Q19- What is Assam popularly known as?

A) Tea country
B) Coffee country
C) Green country
D) Plantation country


Q20- The words like ‘chai’ and ‘chini’ are derived from _____.

A) Indi
B) China
C) France
D) None of the Above


Q21- In Europe, tea was drunk as more of a _____ than _____.

A) medicine, beverage
B) beverage, medicine
C) sleep waver, medicine
D) sleep banisher, medicine


Q22- What was Dhekiabari?

A) name of a station
B) tea garden managed by Pranjol’s father
C) tea garden managed by Rajvir’s father
D) name of a hill


Q23- What is the duration of the second flush or sprouting period?

A) June-August
B) October-December
C) May-July
D) August-November


Q24- “You seem to have done your homework before coming,” Pranjol’s father said in surprise. Which homework is he talking about?

A) Holiday homework
B) Tuition homework
C) Knowledge about Assam
D) All of the Above


Q25- Where did Rajvir and Pranjol study?

A) Assam
B) Coorg
C) Goa
D) Delhi


Q26. The extract uses the phrase ‘invites the comments’. Which expression  is incorrect with respect to invites?

  1. a) trouble
  2. b) applications
  3. c) prayers
  4. d) guests
Q27. Who cut off his eyelids to avoid being sleepy during the meditations?

  1. a) The priest
  2. b) Buddhist ascetic
  3. c) The monk
  4. d) The sage
Q28.What does the writer mean when he says “Baking was indeed a profitable profession in the old days”?

  1. a) Currently, baking is not popular in Goa
  2. b) Bakers have taken up other professions
  3. c) Baking as a job is  as gainful as it used to be
  4. d) Baker’s goods were of better quality in earlier times
Q29.Which of the following statements about Pranjol and Rajvir is not true?

  1. a) Pranjol was a youngster from Assam
  2. b) Rajvir did not like reading detective stories
  3. c) Rajvir was going to Assam for the first time
  4. d) Pranjol was not interested in the greenery outside
Q30.Match the following-

i) Marriage gifts 1) Cakes and bolinhas
ii) Party or feast 2) Bol
iii) daughter’s engagement 3) Bread
iv) Christmas 4) sandwiches


a) i 1, ii 2, iii 3, iv 4 b) i 2, ii 3, iii 4, iv 1
c) i 4, ii 3, iii 2, iv 1 d) i 2, ii 3, iii 1, iv 4
Q31.Kabai was peculiar because ________________.

  1. a) It was a single piece frock
  2. b) The fabric used was stiff
  3. c) It made the baker look like a jackfruit
  4. d) All of these
Q32.Kuppia is the traditional ______ of Coorg which resembles the Kuffia of the _________.

  1. a) weapon, Kurds
  2. b) food, Konkan
  3. c) dress, Arabs
  4. d) language, Dutch
Q33. Bylakuppe is a ______ settlement in Coorg.

  1. a) Bhutanese
  2. b) Burmese
  3. c) Tibetan
  4. d) Nepalese
Q34.In the 16th century Europe, tea was drunk as a ________.

  1. a) beverage
  2. b) medicine
  3. c) Both a and b
  4. d) Can’t say
Q35. “Maybe the father is not alive but the son still carries on the family profession”. Which profession is being talked about here?

  1. a) baker
  2. b) warrior
  3. c) Plantation worker
  4. d) All of these



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


Also See : 


CBSE Class 10 English First Flight Book MCQs

A Letter to God Chapter 1 MCQs Nelson Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom Chapter 2 MCQs Two Stories about Flying Chapter 3 MCQs
From the Diary of Anne Frank Chapter 4 MCQs The Hundred Dresses Part 1 Chapter 5 MCQs The Hundred Dresses Part 2 Chapter 6 MCQs
Glimpses of India Chapter 7 MCQs Mijbil the Otter Chapter 8 MCQs Madam Rides the Bus Chapter 9 MCQs
The Sermon at Benaras Chapter 10 MCQs



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