Q.1: Mr. Gessler is a German shoemaker, who is settled in ____________.
Q.2: Mr. Gessler lived with his ___________.
a) elder brother
b) younger brother
c) elder sister
Q.3: “Isn’t it awfully hard to do, Mr. Gessler?”, Who asked this to whom ?
a) Author to Mr. Gessler
b) Mr. Gessler to Author
c) Author to Mr. Gessler’s brother
Q.4: The author went in to Mr. Gessler’s shop as one enters a __________.
Q.5: The author can’t forget the occasion when he said to Mr. Gessler about the __________________.
a) purchase of new leather boots
b) creaking of the last pair of boots
c) opening of new shop of boots
Q.6: According to Mr. Gessler, why do some boots creak ?
a) Because they are bad from birth.
b) Because they are not properly stitched.
c) Because they are made of low quality leather.
Q.7: The author had once bought a pair of shoes from ______________, in an emergency.
a) Mr. Gessler’s shop
b) Mr. Gessler’s rival’s shop
c) a large firm
Q.8: According to Mr. Gessler, the big firms have no ______________.
b) quality work
Q.9: How do the large firms get it all ?
a) by work
b) by advertisements
Q.10: Why was Mr. Gessler having no work ?
a) Because the large firms were taking away his customers.
b) Because of his rude behaviour.
c) Because his boots were expensive.
Q.11: The author was not able to go back to Mr. Gessler’s shop for ________ years.
Q.12: “I had left a man of sixty; I came back to one of seventy-five, pinched and worn”, what does author mean by this sentence ?
a) He means that he had grown very old.
b) He means that Mr. Gessler looked pinched and worn.
c) He left another man.
Q.13: When the author went in the shop to thank Mr. Gessler, he was greeted by _________________.
a) Mr. Gessler’s family
b) a young man with an English face
c) a young man with a German face
Q.14: Mr. Gessler died of _______________.
a) Heart attack
c) Slow starvation
Q.15: Why did people not wait for Mr. Gessler’s boots ?
a) Because he would take so much time to make them.
b) Because he was lazy and won’t finish on time.
c) Because he had so many orders.
Q.16: Where did Mr. Gessler all money go ?
a) Rent and Advertisement
b) Leather and Advertisement
c) Rent and Leather