MCQs for Chapter 3 “Ranga’s Marriage” Class 11 English Snapshots book

CBSE Class 11 English Snapshots book Chapter 3 “Ranga’s Marriage” Multiple Choice Questions ‌(MCQs‌) with Answers

Here is a compilation of Free MCQs of Class 11 English Snapshots book Chapter 3– Ranga’s Marriage. Students can practice free MCQs as have been added by CBSE in the new exam pattern. At the end of Multiple Choice Questions, the answer key has also been provided for your reference

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Q1. What is the writing style of the author?

  1. Persuasive
  2. Rambling
  3. Technical
  4. None of the above


Q2. The story “Ranga’s Marriage” is set in a village of _________.

  1. Madurai
  2. Banglore
  3. Mysore
  4. Bhubaneswar


Q3. What is the name of the narrator’s village?

  1. Hosahalli
  2. Panchavalli
  3. Hadinaru
  4. None of the above


Q4. How does the narrator speak of his village?

  1. Passively
  2. Vividly
  3. Inadequately
  4. Both (A) and (C)

Q5. What does the narrator mention as a ‘priceless commodity’?

  1. To his native language
  2. To mangoes of his village
  3. To flowers of his village
  4. To English language


Q6. Who was Ranga?

  1. The narrator’s son
  2. The accountant’s son
  3. The doctor’s son
  4. None of the above


Q7. Why was Ranga’s homecoming a big event?

  1. Because he brought gifts for everyone
  2. Because he was new in the village
  3. Because he returned from Bangalore after studying there for six months
  4. All of the above


Q8. An old lady checked for Ranga’s ___________.

  1. birthmark
  2. sacred piercing
  3. sacred tattoo
  4. sacred thread


Q9. After knowing that Ranga was the same, the crowd was __________.

  1. disappointed
  2. happy
  3. angry
  4. irritated


Q10. How does the narrator speak of Ranga’s character?

  1. Poorly
  2. Highly
  3. Manipulatively
  4. Does not speaks of his character


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Q11. “As for his namaskara to me, he did not do it like any present-day boy…” What does it tell about Ranga?

  1. He was well mannered
  2. He was disrespectful
  3. He was forgetful
  4. He changed his caste


Q12. What was Ranga’s initial take on marriage?

  1. He wanted to marry immediately
  2. He wanted to marry a girl chosen by his parents
  3. He wanted to remain a bachelor
  4. He wanted an arranged marriage


Q13. According to Ranga, what type of girl should one marry?

  1. Mature
  2. Admirable
  3. Both (A) and (B)
  4. Not mentioned in the story


Q14. According to the narrator, who would make a suitable bride for Ranga?

  1. Narrator’s own daughter
  2. Rama Rao’s niece
  3. Narrator’s niece
  4. Rama Rao’s daughter


Q15. How does the narrator describe Ratna?

  1. Pretty girl of eleven
  2. From a big town
  3. Disrespectful
  4. Both (A) and (B)


Q16. When Ranga reached the narrator’s house, Ratna was __________.

  1. sitting
  2. painting
  3. singing
  4. waiting


Q17. Ranga was ________ about Ratna.

  1. curious
  2. uninterested
  3. envious
  4. annoyed


Q18. “She was married a year ago.” Hearing this, Ranga was ___________.

  1. thrilled
  2. disappointed
  3. unconcerned
  4. surprised


Q19. What is the name of the narrator of the tale?

  1. Rangappa
  2. Shahtri
  3. Rama
  4. Shyama


Q20. “Come, let’s go and see Shastri.” Who was Shastri?

  1. The village doctor
  2. A village elder
  3. The astrologer
  4. Not mentioned in the tale


Q21. Why was it not important to know Ranga’s star?

  1. Because Shastri already knew
  2. Because Shastri was taught beforehand by the narrator
  3. Because Shastri was not well versed
  4. All of the above


Q22. According to the Shastri, what was Ranga’s concern?

  1. Concern for a girl
  2. Concern for his studies
  3. Concern for a job
  4. Concern for his village


Q23. What sort of cue did Shastri suggest for the girl’s name?

  1. Something found in the forest
  2. Something found in the ocean
  3. Something found in the sky
  4. None of the above


Q24. Later on, Ranga got to know that Ratna was __________.

  1. divorced
  2. widowed
  3. unmarried
  4. engaged


Q25. “There’s greater truth in that shastra than we imagine.” Who said this?

  1. Shyama
  2. Shastri
  3. Ratna
  4. Ranga


Q26. “Don’t forget, I developed on the hints you had given me.” What does the line suggest?

  1. Narrator tutored Shastri for what to tell
  2. Everything that Shastri told was based on his predictions
  3. Both (A) and (B)
  4. None of the above


Q27. Why does the narrator call the couple childish?

  1. Because they were immature
  2. Because they named their child after him
  3. Because they were playful
  4. Because they invited him for dinner


Q28. “It’s Shyama’s birthday.” Who has been referred to in this line?

  1. Ranga and Ratna’s child
  2. The narrator
  3. A child in village
  4. None of the above


Q29. After reading “Ranga’s Marriage”, who (according to you) played a major role in Ranga and Ratna’s marriage?

  1. Rama Rao
  2. Shastri
  3. Ranga
  4. Shyama


Q30. What sort of intentions does the narrator seem to have towards Ranga?

  1. He is mean
  2. He feels responsible for his marriage
  3. He is manipulative
  4. He feels pitiful


Answer key for Class 11 English Snapshots Book Chapter 3 – Ranga’s Marriage

Q. No. Answer Q. No. Answer Q. No. Answer
1 B 11 A 21 B
2 C 12 C 22 A
3 A 13 C 23 B
4 C 14 B 24 C
5 D 15 D 25 D
6 B 16 C 26 A
7 C 17 A 27 B
8 B 18 B 28 A
9 A 19 D 29 D
10 C 20 C 30 B


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