A Brilliant Quiz About Boys Without Names By Kashmira Sheth

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Boys Without Names by Kashmira Sheth is about Gopal and his family as the family sets out for Mumbai, they encounter trouble. First, Baba becomes separated from the family. Then, Gopal is kidnapped and forced to work in a sweatshop with five other boys. Through telling kahanis, or stories, Gopal inspires hope and courage in his new friends.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why couldn't Baba leave his family at home while he looked for work?
    • A. 

      The moneylender would force the family to work for him.

    • B. 

      He loved them too much not to bring them along.

    • C. 

      Baba needed to have Aai and Gopal come along to work as well.

    • D. 

      Aai was not well and he was afraid to leave her behind.

  • 2. 
    How does Gopal entertain the twins before sleep?
    • A. 

      Gopal sings songs to the children to make them drowsy.

    • B. 

      Gopal plays hide-n-seek with the two kids before going to sleep.

    • C. 

      Gopal tells the twins stories he has memorized or makes up.

    • D. 

      Gopal helps the twins learn their alphabet each night before bed.

  • 3. 
    Gopal's first sight of children working on the way to Mumbai is when ...
    • A. 

      He watches children carrying people's luggage after the train stops.

    • B. 

      A young boy comes on the train, selling chai to the passengers.

    • C. 

      He notices young girls carrying heavy loads of rocks on their heads.

    • D. 

      He sees children picking up coal along the train tracks.

  • 4. 
    Where did Baba go when he left the family?
    • A. 

      He went to the store to try and beg some food for his family.

    • B. 

      He went looking for work in Mumbai so he could afford rooms.

    • C. 

      He went to find a friendly policeman to show them where they could stay.

    • D. 

      He only had enough money for one bus ticket to go and get Jama.

  • 5. 
    Where does Gopal find the notebook he needs for school?
    • A. 

      Jama tells him that the school teacher will give him the notebook.

    • B. 

      Jama tells him to go to the shop where paper is recycled.

    • C. 

      Jama gives him five rupees to buy his school books.

    • D. 

      Jama tells him to use a slate and chalk instead.

  • 6. 
    Gopal's plans for escape need ...
    • A. 

      The monsoon weather to swamp the shop forcing the boys outdoors.

    • B. 

      The help of all the boys to let him down out of the window.

    • C. 

      Getting the Scar to learn to trust him to run errands.

    • D. 

      The cooperation of Jama to distract Scar.

  • 7. 
    What happens to Rocking Boy when he backs up Gopal's claims?
    • A. 

      Both Rocking Boy and Gopal are severely beaten.

    • B. 

      He is denied food as the punishment.

    • C. 

      Rocking Boy is made the leader of the boys.

    • D. 

      Nothing, he is rewarded with extra food at dinner.

  • 8. 
    Why doesn't Gopal run away when he goes to get Sahil's medicine?
    • A. 

      GC will be severely beaten if he comes back without Gopal.

    • B. 

      Gopal has no idea where he is or how to find Jama's house.

    • C. 

      Gopal is too weak and sick to think of trying to escape.

    • D. 

      He's afraid of what will happen to the other boys when Scar finds out.

  • 9. 
    Where does Gopal hide the extra box of sweets he was given?
    • A. 

      Under the completed frames in the corner.

    • B. 

      In the pocket of his rain coat.

    • C. 

      In the jute bag shoved under Scar's bench.

    • D. 

      Behind the boxes of beads in the attic.

  • 10. 
    Who will look after the freed boys who have no families?
    • A. 

      The boys will be taken to an orphanage in Mumbai.

    • B. 

      The police promise to look after them.

    • C. 

      The boys will be given good jobs and places to live.

    • D. 

      The boys are all going to go home with Gopal.

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