A Passage To India

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    While Aziz is trying to see the Chief Medical Officer, two English ladies _____________.

    • A.

      Take his carriage

    • B.

      Ask him for directions to the temple

    • C.

      Laugh at his clothing

    • D.

      Run over his bike with their carriage

    Correct Answer
    A. Take his carriage
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "take his carriage". This means that while Aziz is trying to see the Chief Medical Officer, two English ladies take his carriage without his permission or knowledge.

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  • 2. 

    When Aziz sees Mrs. Moore in the Mosque, why does he admonish her?

    • A.

      Women are not allowed inside

    • B.

      Her head was not covered

    • C.

      He wanted her to remove her shoes

    • D.

      It was late at night and not safe for her to be out alone

    Correct Answer
    C. He wanted her to remove her shoes
    Explanation
    Aziz admonishes Mrs. Moore because he wanted her to remove her shoes.

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  • 3. 

    Adela complained that ____________.

    • A.

      The food in India was too spicy

    • B.

      She wanted to see the real India

    • C.

      Indian people were horribly rude

    • D.

      The trip to India took too long

    Correct Answer
    B. She wanted to see the real India
    Explanation
    Adela complained that she wanted to see the real India.

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  • 4. 

    Who said, “You’re superior to everyone in India, except one or two of the princesses and you’re equal to them.”?

    • A.

      Mrs. Callendar

    • B.

      Mrs. Moore

    • C.

      Mrs. Turton

    • D.

      Miss Quested

    Correct Answer
    C. Mrs. Turton
    Explanation
    Mrs. Turton said, "You're superior to everyone in India, except one or two of the princesses and you're equal to them." This statement suggests that Mrs. Turton believes that the person being referred to is of a higher social status than most people in India, with the exception of a few princesses.

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  • 5. 

    The Englishwomen did not like Mr. Fielding because                                   .

    • A.

      He was better at sports than their husbands

    • B.

      He was not a government official

    • C.

      He was friends with the Indians

    • D.

      He flirted with all of the single ladies

    Correct Answer
    C. He was friends with the Indians
    Explanation
    The Englishwomen did not like Mr. Fielding because he was friends with the Indians.

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  • 6. 

    1. After                           , Miss Quested agreed to an engagement with Ronny.

    • A.

      A car accident

    • B.

      A trip to the Marabar caves

    • C.

      A romantic dinner

    • D.

      A walk through the park

    Correct Answer
    A. A car accident
    Explanation
    After the car accident, Miss Quested agreed to an engagement with Ronny. The car accident may have caused Miss Quested to reassess her priorities and realize the importance of her relationship with Ronny. It could have served as a wake-up call or a moment of clarity for her, leading her to make the decision to engage with Ronny.

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  • 7. 

    Mr. Fielding goes to Aziz’s home and Aziz shows him                                 .

    • A.

      His horses

    • B.

      A picture of his deceased wife

    • C.

      How to make Indian chai

    • D.

      A poem

    Correct Answer
    B. A picture of his deceased wife
    Explanation
    When Mr. Fielding goes to Aziz's home, Aziz shows him a picture of his deceased wife. This suggests that Aziz values and cherishes the memory of his late wife, and he is willing to share this personal and sentimental item with Mr. Fielding. This action may also indicate that Aziz trusts Mr. Fielding and feels comfortable enough to open up about his personal life.

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  • 8. 

    Mr. Fielding almost missed joining the ladies and Aziz on their trip to the Marabar Caves because                             .

    • A.

      He had to teach an extra class

    • B.

      Mr. Heaslop did not approve of Mr. Fielding

    • C.

      He went to pray with Mr. Goldbole

    • D.

      He missed the train

    Correct Answer
    D. He missed the train
    Explanation
    Mr. Fielding almost missed joining the ladies and Aziz on their trip to the Marabar Caves because he missed the train. This suggests that he was running late and was unable to catch the train that would take him to the destination. As a result, he had to find an alternative way to reach the caves and join the others.

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  • 9. 

    Azis is arrested for                              .

    • A.

      Stealing Miss Quested's field glasses

    • B.

      Trying to get too close to Miss Quested

    • C.

      Letting a patient died at the hospital

    • D.

      Traveling alone with two English ladies

    Correct Answer
    B. Trying to get too close to Miss Quested
    Explanation
    Azis is arrested for trying to get too close to Miss Quested.

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  • 10. 

    1. The English believe that Aziz                          his servants and friends so that he could go to the Marabar Caves alone with the women? 

    • A.

      Hid from

    • B.

      Beat up

    • C.

      Bribed

    • D.

      Lied to

    Correct Answer
    C. Bribed
    Explanation
    The English believe that Aziz bribed his servants and friends so that he could go to the Marabar Caves alone with the women.

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  • 11. 

    Mrs. Moore says, “she has started the Machinery, it will work to its end.” What is the Machinery?

    • A.

      The legal system

    • B.

      An English automobile

    • C.

      A friendship between the English and the Indians

    • D.

      The steamboat to England

    Correct Answer
    A. The legal system
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the legal system. This can be inferred from the statement "she has started the Machinery, it will work to its end." The use of the capital letter "M" in "Machinery" suggests that it is referring to a specific entity or system. Since the legal system is often referred to as a machinery of justice, it is the most appropriate answer.

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  • 12. 

    Mrs. Moore and Mr. Heaslop are                            .   

    • A.

      Husband and wife

    • B.

      English lady and servant

    • C.

      Colleagues

    • D.

      Mother and son

    Correct Answer
    D. Mother and son
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "mother and son" because the question states that Mrs. Moore and Mr. Heaslop are related to each other. The only option that indicates a familial relationship is "mother and son."

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  • 13. 

    Mr. Fielding is a                                  .

    • A.

      Teacher

    • B.

      Doctor

    • C.

      Writer

    • D.

      Lawyer

    Correct Answer
    A. Teacher
    Explanation
    Based on the given information, Mr. Fielding is a teacher.

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  • 14. 

                                        left the court trial saying “The trial is unjust because of the British - I am going!”.

    • A.

      Mr. Fielding

    • B.

      Dr. Das

    • C.

      Mahmoud Ali

    • D.

      Mr. McBryde

    Correct Answer
    C. Mahmoud Ali
    Explanation
    Mahmoud Ali is the correct answer because he left the court trial, stating that it was unjust due to the British. This suggests that Mahmoud Ali believed that the trial was biased or unfair, possibly due to the influence of the British.

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  • 15. 

    After the trial, Mr. Fielding tries to convince Aziz to                        .

    • A.

      Leave India and move to a Muslim state

    • B.

      Change his name to Mr. Zulfiqar

    • C.

      Show mercy to Adela

    • D.

      Require Adela to pay Aziz for his suffering

    Correct Answer
    C. Show mercy to Adela
    Explanation
    After the trial, Mr. Fielding tries to convince Aziz to show mercy to Adela. This suggests that Mr. Fielding believes in forgiveness and compassion, and wants Aziz to let go of any anger or resentment towards Adela. It implies that Mr. Fielding wants Aziz to move on from the trial and not seek revenge or hold a grudge against Adela for her accusations.

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  • 16. 

    Aziz began to mistrust Mr. Fielding and he accused him of                          .

    • A.

      Stealing 20,000 rupees

    • B.

      Having a romantic relationship with Adela

    • C.

      Lying to him

    • D.

      Cheating him

    Correct Answer
    B. Having a romantic relationship with Adela
    Explanation
    Aziz started to doubt Mr. Fielding and accused him of having a romantic relationship with Adela. This suggests that Aziz believed there was something inappropriate going on between Mr. Fielding and Adela, possibly an affair or a romantic involvement. This accusation indicates a breach of trust and raises suspicions about Mr. Fielding's intentions and actions.

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  • 17. 

    1.  Mr. Fielding returns to India with his wife,                          . 

    • A.

      Ms. Quested

    • B.

      Ms. Moore

    • C.

      Ms. Heaslop

    • D.

      Ms. Bagaboo

    Correct Answer
    B. Ms. Moore
    Explanation
    Mr. Fielding returns to India with his wife, Ms. Moore.

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  • 18. 

    The Echo that is heard by several characters in the book, is thought to be,               .

    • A.

      God

    • B.

      A wise conscience

    • C.

      Evil

    • D.

      The voice of reason

    Correct Answer
    C. Evil
    Explanation
    The echo that is heard by several characters in the book is thought to be evil. This suggests that the characters perceive the echo as a negative force or presence. It implies that the echo may be associated with harmful or malicious intentions, causing fear or discomfort among the characters. The idea of the echo being evil adds a sense of tension and conflict to the story, as the characters may have to confront or overcome this malevolent force.

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  • 19. 

    Mrs. Moore thinks that Mrs. Callendar is a kind lady.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Mrs. Moore does not think that Mrs. Callendar is a kind lady.

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  • 20. 

    Ronny felt it was a mistake to ask an Indian lawyer to have a cigarette with him.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Ronny's feeling that it was a mistake to ask an Indian lawyer to have a cigarette with him suggests that he holds a biased or discriminatory view towards Indian people. This feeling implies that Ronny believes there is something wrong or inappropriate about interacting with an Indian lawyer in this way, which is unfair and discriminatory. Therefore, the statement "True" indicates that Ronny's feeling is indeed a mistake and reflects prejudiced thinking.

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  • 21. 

    At the Bridge party, Adela enjoyed her conversation with the other Indian ladies.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Adela did not enjoy her conversation with the other Indian ladies at the Bridge party.

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  • 22. 

    Aziz is excited to welcome Mrs. Moore and Miss Quested to his home.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Aziz is not excited to welcome Mrs. Moore and Miss Quested to his home.

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  • 23. 

    Mrs. Moore hated the Marabar caves and refused to visit more than one.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Mrs. Moore's dislike for the Marabar caves is evident from the statement that she refused to visit more than one. This suggests that she had a negative experience or impression of the caves, leading to her decision to avoid visiting them again. Therefore, the statement "Mrs. Moore hated the Marabar caves and refused to visit more than one" supports the answer True.

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  • 24. 

    Aziz tells Miss Quested that he has a wife and three children.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given correct answer is that Aziz tells Miss Quested that he has a wife and three children. This implies that the statement is true.

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  • 25. 

    Mr. Fielding refused to take sides while living in India.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement says that Mr. Fielding refused to take sides while living in India. The correct answer is False because the statement is not complete and does not provide enough information to determine whether Mr. Fielding took sides or not. Without more context, it is impossible to say for certain whether Mr. Fielding took sides or remained neutral while living in India.

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  • 26. 

    Mrs. Moore believes that Aziz is guilty of the crime.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement does not provide any information about whether Aziz is guilty or not. It only states that Mrs. Moore believes that Aziz is guilty. Belief does not necessarily equate to truth or fact. Therefore, we cannot conclude that Aziz is guilty based solely on Mrs. Moore's belief. Hence, the answer is false.

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  • 27. 

    Ronny’s mother, left right after his wedding.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
  • 28. 

    In the court trial, Aziz was found not-guilty.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement "Aziz was found not-guilty" implies that Aziz was acquitted or cleared of any charges in the court trial. Therefore, the correct answer is True, indicating that Aziz was indeed found not guilty.

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  • 29. 

    Aziz nicknames Mr. Fielding, Cyril.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Aziz nicknames Mr. Fielding as Cyril. This suggests that Aziz has given Mr. Fielding a different name, indicating a level of familiarity and possibly a closer relationship between the two. This implies that Aziz feels comfortable enough to give Mr. Fielding a nickname, which is typically done between friends or acquaintances. Therefore, the statement "Aziz nicknames Mr. Fielding, Cyril" is true.

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  • 30. 

    Mrs. Moore returned to English via steamship, but she died aboard the boat.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because it states that Mrs. Moore returned to English via steamship and died aboard the boat. This implies that she did indeed return to English via steamship and unfortunately passed away while on the boat.

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  • 31. 

    Even though the British lost the court case, they were very kind to Adela.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that the British lost a court case, but it also states that they were very kind to Adela. This implies that the British losing the court case does not necessarily mean that they were unkind to Adela. Therefore, the correct answer is False, indicating that the statement is not necessarily true.

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  • 32. 

    After the trial, Adela was required to pay Aziz 60 rupees for ruining his reputation.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
  • 33. 

    After the trial, Mr. Fielding returned to England.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement "After the trial, Mr. Fielding returned to England" implies that Mr. Fielding did indeed go back to England after the trial. Therefore, the correct answer is True.

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  • 34. 

    Even through Mr. Fielding returned to India, the friendship he had with Aziz had been ruined and was never restored.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that Mr. Fielding's friendship with Aziz was never restored after he returned to India. However, since the answer is "False," it implies that the friendship was actually restored despite Mr. Fielding's return.

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