MCQ From My Birthplace | The Autobiography of an Unknown Indian mcq | English Notebook

    The Autobiography of an Unknown Indian is a autobiography of Indian writer Nirad C Chaudhuri.  This Book Describes the conditions in which an Indian grew to manhood in the early decades of  this century. His adventures in the world where at the end of the narrative he is left more stranded than marking his way, have to remain unrecorded for the present. But the augment of the hole life so far as it has been lived is states here in it completeness.

     This autobiographical non fiction include into four books. The books one is named – Early Environment. In book one there are four chapters in book one. The first one is My Birth Place, so here we discuss about some mcq / short questions from  first one is my birth place.

M.C.Q. From My Birthplace

Q. What was the name of the narrator ‘s birthplace? 

Ans – kishorganj 

Q. Which country’s name is mentioned for narrator ‘s sources of knowledge? 

Ans – England 

Q. From when kishorganj come into existence as a municipal township? 

Ans – sixties of the last century 

Q. Had there been aeroplanes in our boyhood. 

Q. They looked at from the height –    five hundred feet. 

Q. What is the color of the mushroom –     white and brown. 

The Autobiography of an unknown indian mcq

Q. What was too hard for the surrounded landscape     white corrugated iron roofs. 

Q. Insted of white corrugated iron roofs what had been there in narrator ‘s childhood      Thatch

Q. What was colour of the walls and from which the colour was matched ? 

Ans – The colour of the walls was brown mat and however it matched with the trees and soil. 

Q. How were the huts? 

Ans – The huts were flimsy. 

Q. When the huts creaked? 

Ans – The huts were creaked almost every wind. 

Q. In which year the great cyclone happening? 

Ans – In the year of 1919 

Q. From where the narrator arrived after the great cyclone? 

Ans – After the narrator great cyclone the narrator arriving home in one dark night from calcutta. 

M. C. Q. from the part River and the rains 

Q. How was the visible thread fron where the had grown around? 

Ans – A three standard thread .  

Q. The three standard thread formed by – a little river

Q. ‘To compare small things in great ” , the river of kishorganj was compared with the great     Nile. 

Q. The town of the narrator was the gift of the     – river. 

Q. Whose elephant waded majestically into the river ?  

Ans – The elephant of joyka . 

Q. Named a near neighbor of the narrator’s in kishorganj. 

Ans – Joyka. 

Q.  Peasants came with —     bamboo fishing cages and small fishing nets. 

Q. What does “hamlet” means —     generally one smaller than a village.  

Q. They ( peasants) had flat and wide brimmed leaf hats on the head . 

Q. Peasants search of –     fish 

Q. Every year the peasants came like     —migratory birds ( in twos or thress for the first few daysdays and then in large number) 

Q. What was the normal method of propulsion of boat     – Punting 

Q. The outlines and general shape of the model boats found in     – the tombs of the middle kingdom of Egypt.  

Q. Passengers boats to     – pasengers and cargo boats to cargoes . 

Q. The boat could be classed by function like modern streamers and by power of propulsion like the ancient galleys. 

My Birth Place MCQ

Q..Thousands and thousands of these boats ruthlessly destroyed at the time of     —- Japanese invasion scare of 1942.

Q. In which year Japanese invasion scare happening     — In 1942 

Q.. Named one of the annual or biennial visitors     —– the budgerow of Mr. Stapleton . 

Q . who was Mr. Stapleton    – The Inspector of the schools. 

Q. ” I recall the picture more then ______years “       Ans – forty 

Q. How many colours / paint there in boats with beautiful lines      red, white and green. 

Q. A more congrous pageant was provided for them in which month     – August or September. 

Q. How was the racing boats or grand boats     – red, yellow, 

blue, green, and white floral or geometrical patterns, and with tigers, 

leopards, peacocks or dolphin heads on the bows and sterns. 

Q. How many crews there in grand boats or the racing boats –

The crews, varying between ten and thirty men, sat in two rows. 

Q. Which boat look like a rainbow —     Ootar boats. 

Q. Which flowers they saw at the time of their journeyed with boats     – water lily, the red and white. 

Q . Their skin was always shining , whose skin referred to here      the skin of the servant. 

Q. Which has become the figurative synonym in the bengali language for an untidy and dishevelled person – bedraggled crow.  

Q. Crows appears in which season     – rainy season. 

Q. Whose feathers has been clotted by rain into hard     — mynas

Q. Apart from crows which bird is mentioned by narrator     — drenched birds, mynas 

Q. What had been brought down by a rainstorm     — a tall and slender betel nut plum. 

From the chapter city and citizenship  in “My Birthplace” . 

  Q. We paid visits to other places, where they visit –     Their ancestral village their mother Village, Calcutta and other places. 

Q. They or the narrators were born and brought up in the town named –     Kishorganj 

Q. How much time the narrator was spent in the Calcutta – thirty –     two years. 

Q. Where is the narrator’s ancestral village –     Bangaram 

Q. The domestic servant was paid –      three rupees a month. 

Q. The workman was paid –     four annas per day. 

Q . The word employ known as the word –     civic.

Q. The vice chairman of the municipality was –     Narrator’s father 

Q. How much town / Suburbs included in the municipality of Kishorganj-     three 

Q. How much population in the three suburbs / town in kishorganj–     sixteen thousand. 

Q. Who was a legendary figure to the narrator’s –     The head of a wealthy, and influential Muslim zamindar.  

Q. Where the Muslim zamindar family lived –     the outskirts of the town kishorganj. 

Q. What was real name of the head of the Muslim zamindar family –     Diwan Alimdad khan 

Q. Who was known as the “Dulha sahib” Or the “Worshipful bridegroom” 

Q.Diwan Alimdad khan or the head of a Muslim influential zamindar family also known as a poet and a master of the most classical and chaste form of the bengali language. 

Q. Who was Diwan Alimdad khan? 

Ans – Diwan Alimdad khan was also the scion of one of the oldest and most respected family in East Bengal and descendant of one the twelve chieftains of Bengal at the time of Akbar. 

Q. Who was another zamindar in “My Birthplace” ? 

Ans – kishorimohan paramanik who lived in the late eighteenth or early nineteenth century. 

Q. Where did kishorimohan paramanik lived? 

Ans – kishorimohan Paramanik lived in a very high two storied house. 

Q. The style of the Kishorimohan paramanik house was –     Indo- Islamic style. 

Q. The zaminder kishorimohan Paramanik buried in –     his own grounds instead of in the public buring yard. 

Q. What did narrator’s father ‘s duty in “My birthplace” by Nirad C Chaudhuri? 

Ans – Member of the school committee and vice – chairman of the municipality. 

Q. The philosopher had mentioned in “My Birthplace” – Aristotle 

Q. What Aristotle really wrote and in which language he wrote? 

Ans – Aristotle wrote in Greek that man was an animal who lived in a polis. 

Q. In which religion the narrator belongs? 


Ans – The narrator belongs in Kayasths. 

Q. If Kayasths asked Brahmins for dinner then who cooked their dinners? 

Ans – Brahmins cooked their dinner.

Q. If kayasths asked Muslims for dinner then who cooked their dinners? 

Ans – Muslim cooked their dinners and also Muslims waiters serve this. 

Q. Which was a matter which concerned religion in “My Birthplace” ? 

Ans – For a Muslim a position too would no more eat at the hands of a hindu then a hindu would do at this. 

Q. What is name of Village which is notorious for waylaying and killing those who passed by it at night ?  

– Golakata or neck severer . 

M. C. Q from the part Fair and two festivals in the chapter My Birthplace. 

Q. How the town of kishorganj was divided? 

Ans – The town of Kishorganj was divided into two nearly equal halvs by the river. 

Q. Which places situated in the bank of the river where the narrator lived in “My birthplace” from the ” Autobiography of an unknown Indian ” ? 

Ans – The temple of the goddess kali 

           The most important Muslim prayer Hall in the town. 

The Idgah where the annual Id prayers were said. 

The prayer Hall of the Brahmohs or reformed monotheistic hindus. 

The schools, the Cricket ground, the public Library, the government dispensary, and the hospital, the courts, the treasury, the police station, the post- office and the dark bungalow. 

Q. Which places situated in the other bank where the narrator did not lived in “My birthplace” from the ” Autobiography of an unknown Indian ” ? 

Ans – The bazaars and all the important shops which meant that it had the formidable backing of economics. 

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