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This "When Mr. Pirzada Came to Dine Quiz" is based on a story of the same name. Pirzada Came to Dine" is known as the 1971 Bangladesh War of Independence, which is also known as the Bangladesh Liberation War that started in March of 1971. The story deals with the time from September to early December of that year. These are a few questions about that story. If you think you have read the story well enough, score the highest marks.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    During the story, what country was involved in the civil war?

    • A.

      Taiwan

    • B.

      Pakistan

    • C.

      Iran

    • D.

      India

    Correct Answer
    B. Pakistan
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Pakistan because the question asks about the country involved in the civil war during the story. Out of the given options, Pakistan is the only country mentioned that is involved in a civil war.

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  • 2. 

    What letter did all of Mr. Pirzada's daughters start with?

    • A.

      A

    • B.

      B

    • C.

      C

    • D.

      D

    Correct Answer
    A. A
    Explanation
    All of Mr. Pirzada's daughters start with the letter A.

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  • 3. 

    What Phrase was Mr. Pirzada unaware of?

    • A.

      Thank you

    • B.

      Bye

    • C.

      Good Morning

    • D.

      Your Welcome

    Correct Answer
    A. Thank you
    Explanation
    Mr. Pirzada was unaware of the phrase "Thank you."

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  • 4. 

    Where did Lilia place the candy?

    • A.

      Under her pillow

    • B.

      Under her bed

    • C.

      A keepsake box from Grandma

    • D.

      In her pocket

    Correct Answer
    C. A keepsake box from Grandma
    Explanation
    Lilia placed the candy in a keepsake box from Grandma.

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  • 5. 

    Mr. Pirzada Watch was set for the time in his hometown.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that Mr. Pirzada's watch was set to the time in his hometown. This implies that Mr. Pirzada's watch was adjusted to match the time in the place where he lived, indicating that the answer is true.

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  • 6. 

    Why didn't Lilia clean her mouth after eating the white chocolate?

    • A.

      She was too tired.

    • B.

      She thought it would wash away her pray.

    • C.

      She never brushes her teeth.

    • D.

      She did brush her teeth.

    Correct Answer
    B. She thought it would wash away her pray.
    Explanation
    Lilia didn't clean her mouth after eating the white chocolate because she thought it would wash away her pray. This suggests that Lilia had just finished praying and believed that cleaning her mouth would negate the spiritual benefits of her prayer.

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  • 7. 

    What kind of book did Lilia find in the library?

    • A.

      A book on U.S history

    • B.

      A book on Germany

    • C.

      A book on Japan

    • D.

      A book on Pakistan

    Correct Answer
    D. A book on Pakistan
    Explanation
    Lilia found a book on Pakistan in the library.

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  • 8. 

    What American tradition did Mr. Pirzada not understand?

    • A.

      Pumpkin Carving

    • B.

      Christmas Trees

    • C.

      Trick-or-treating

    • D.

      Valentines Day

    Correct Answer
    A. Pumpkin Carving
    Explanation
    Mr. Pirzada did not understand the American tradition of Pumpkin Carving. This is evident from the fact that he was confused and surprised when he saw families carving pumpkins and placing them on their doorsteps. This tradition is commonly associated with Halloween in the United States, where people carve faces or designs into pumpkins and illuminate them with candles. Mr. Pirzada, being from a different cultural background, was unfamiliar with this practice and found it perplexing.

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  • 9. 

    Did Mr. Pirzada go with Lilia during trick-or-treating?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The passage does not mention whether Mr. Pirzada went with Lilia during trick-or-treating. Therefore, it can be inferred that he did not go with her.

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  • 10. 

    What did Mr. Pirzada do at the end of the story?

    • A.

      Go to New York

    • B.

      Go back to Dacca

    • C.

      Stayed with Lilia's family

    • D.

      Went back to school to get an education

    Correct Answer
    B. Go back to Dacca
    Explanation
    At the end of the story, Mr. Pirzada went back to Dacca. This suggests that he returned to his home country, possibly to reunite with his own family or to resume his life there after being away for some time. The story does not provide further details about his reasons for going back to Dacca.

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