Q.1: Mr Purcell owns a _______ shop.
Q.2: __________ is a small, bright yellow bird noted for its singing.
a) humming bird
Q.3: What was Mr Purcell’s morning routine ?
a) To drink coffee
b) To read morning paper
c) To take heavy breakfast
Q.4: What gave Mr Purcell the appearance of a wise and genial owl ?
a) His voice
b) His large glasses
c) His dressing sense
Q.5: “Aren’t they cute?” Who said this sentence ?
a) Mr. Purcell’s mother
c) Mr. Purcell
Q.6: How does Mr. Purcell know when a customer enters his shop ?
a) Customer calls him.
b) Bell above the door jingles.
Q.7: Why did Mr. Purcell feel that the stranger appeared out of thin air ?
a) Because the stranger was a magician.
b) Because the bell didn’t ring.
Q.8: Which of the following sentences describe the stranger ?
a) He had a shuttling glance and long hair.
b) His suit was cheap and ill-fitting.
c) His suit was cheap and old.
Q.9: What was the original price of the pair of doves ?
Q.10: Why did Mr. Purcell agree to sell the pair of doves for five dollars only ?
a) Because he was a generous man.
b) Because he still earned a tidy profit.
c) Because he desperately wanted to sell those doves.
Q.11: Who said this sentence, “I mean all this caged stuff. Drives you crazy, doesn’t it?”
a) Mr. Purcell
c) Mr. Nath
Q.12: How long did it take for the stranger to make five dollars ?
a) Five years
b) Ten years
c) Two years
Q.13: How much did the stranger earn per year ?
a) Ten dollars
b) Fifty cents
c) Fifty dollars
Q.14: Who rose like windblown balls of fluff and disappeared in the smoky grey of the city ?
Q.15: Why did Mr. Purcell feel vaguely insulted ?
a) Because he sold doves at a loss.
b) Because the stranger was desperate for buying doves and then he released them.
c) Because the stranger didn’t say proper goodbye to him.
Q.16: Who had written the story “I want something in a cage” ?
a) Sharada Dwivedi
c) Munshi Premchand