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Test: The Adventure- 3 - Question 1

What is the name of the train by which Professor Gaitonde was travelling?

Detailed Solution for Test: The Adventure- 3 - Question 1 Professor Gaitonde was travelling from Pune to Bombay via the Jijamata Express, a train which was faster than the Deccan Queen.
Test: The Adventure- 3 - Question 2

Did the Professor see British officers, Parsees and Anglo-Indian staff all around at Victoria Terminus station?

Detailed Solution for Test: The Adventure- 3 - Question 2 Gaitonde was shocked to see East India House just outside the Victoria Terminus railway station because the East India Company had stopped its operations in India after the events of 1857, according to the history books. This made Gaitonde conclude that India's history was different from what he knew.
Test: The Adventure- 3 - Question 3

Why did the professor go to town hall?

Detailed Solution for Test: The Adventure- 3 - Question 3 He went to Town Hall because there was a library housed in it. He wanted to do some research in the history. He had been experiencing a unique experience in which history was different from reality. So, at the library he wanted to read five volumes of his own written books.
Test: The Adventure- 3 - Question 4

What happened after the Battle of Panipat in India?

Detailed Solution for Test: The Adventure- 3 - Question 4 Their victory increased the morale of the Marathas. The East India Company temporarily shelved its expansionist programme. The Peshwas expanded their influence all over India. The Company was reduced to pockets of influence near Bombay, Calcutta and Madras. The Peshwas kept the puppet Mughal regime alive in Delhi. With the dawn of the technological age in Europe, they set up their own centres for science and technology.

The East India Company saw another opportunity to extend its influence but its aid and experts were accepted only to make the local centres self-sufficient. The twentieth century brought about further changes inspired by the West, India moved towards a democracy and democratically elected bodies replaced the Peshwas. After reading this, Professor Gaitonde began to appreciate that India because it had not been subjected to slavery of the white man; it had learnt to stand on its feet and knew what self-respect was. From a position of strength and for purely commercial reasons, it had allowed the British to remain.

Test: The Adventure- 3 - Question 5

Towards which place did the professor decide to take a walk after having his dinner?

Detailed Solution for Test: The Adventure- 3 - Question 5 Professor Gaitonde, after a frugal meal, set out for a stroll towards the Azad Maidan. There he saw a pandal where a lecture was to take place. Professor Gaitonde walked towards the pandal and noticed that on the platform the presidential chair was unoccupied. Drawn to the stage like a magnet, he quickly moved towards the chair.

The speaker stopped in mid-sentence, too shocked to continue. But the audience shouted at him. When he insisted on talking he became a target for a shower of tomatoes, eggs and other objects. But he kept on trying bravely to correct this blasphemy. Finally, the audience crowded on the stage to throw him out. And, in the crowd Gangadharpant was nowhere to be seen.

Test: The Adventure- 3 - Question 6

How did the crowd react when he sat on the empty presidential chair?

Detailed Solution for Test: The Adventure- 3 - Question 6 Professor Gaitonde, after a frugal meal, set out for a stroll towards the Azad Maidan. There he saw a pandal where a lecture was to take place. Professor Gaitonde walked towards the pandal and noticed that on the platform the presidential chair was unoccupied. Drawn to the stage like a magnet, he quickly moved towards the chair.

The speaker stopped in mid-sentence, too shocked to continue. But the audience shouted at him. When he insisted on talking he became a target for a shower of tomatoes, eggs and other objects. But he kept on trying bravely to correct this blasphemy. Finally, the audience crowded on the stage to throw him out. And, in the crowd Gangadharpant was nowhere to be seen.

Test: The Adventure- 3 - Question 7

Why did Professor Rajendra say that the incidents narrated by Gaitonde were not real?

Detailed Solution for Test: The Adventure- 3 - Question 7 Rajendra felt that reality might not be unique as has been found from experiments on atoms and their constituent particles. The behaviour of these systems cannot be predicted definitively even if all the physical. laws governing those systems are known. The course taken by an electron fired from a source cannot be asserted. This is the theory of the lack of determinism in the quantum theory. Similarly, in one world the electron is found here, in another it is over there.
Test: The Adventure- 3 - Question 8

What happened to Marathas in reality?

Detailed Solution for Test: The Adventure- 3 - Question 8 Their victory increased the morale of the Marathas. The East India Company temporarily shelved its expansionist programme. The Peshwas expanded their influence all over India. The Company was reduced to pockets of influence near Bombay, Calcutta and Madras. The Peshwas kept the puppet Mughal regime alive in Delhi. With the dawn of the technological age in Europe, they set up their own centres for science and technology.

The East India Company saw another opportunity to extend its influence but its aid and experts were accepted only to make the local centres self-sufficient. The twentieth century brought about further changes inspired by the West, India moved towards a democracy and democratically elected bodies replaced the Peshwas. After reading this, Professor Gaitonde began to appreciate that India because it had not been subjected to slavery of the white man; it had learnt to stand on its feet and knew what self-respect was. From a position of strength and for purely commercial reasons, it had allowed the British to remain.

Test: The Adventure- 3 - Question 9

In reality, was the professor in two different worlds at the present time?

Detailed Solution for Test: The Adventure- 3 - Question 9 Rajendra explained to him that it happened because of two theories – Catastrophe theory and lack of determinism in Quantum theory. Catastrophe theory states that a small change in any situation can result in a shift in behaviour.
Test: The Adventure- 3 - Question 10

Where did the train stop beyond the tunnel?

Detailed Solution for Test: The Adventure- 3 - Question 10 As the train touched Sarhad, from where the British Raj began, an Anglo-Indian in uniform went through the train checking permits. The blue carriages of the train carried the letters GBMR on the side an acronym for ‘Greater Bombay Metropolitan Railway’. There was the tiny Union Jack painted on each carriage as a . reminder that they were in British territory. As the train stopped at its destination, Victoria Terminus, the station looked remarkably neat and clean. The staff was mostly made up of Anglo-Indians and Parsees along with a handful of British officers.
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