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Test: Lost Spring- 1 - Question 1

Who is the author of Lost Spring?

Detailed Solution for Test: Lost Spring- 1 - Question 1 Anees Jung began her career as a writer in India. She has been an editor and columnist for major newspapers in India and abroad, and has authored several books. The following is an excerpt from her book titled Lost Spring, Stories of Stolen Childhood.
Test: Lost Spring- 1 - Question 2

What does the author analyze in the story?

Detailed Solution for Test: Lost Spring- 1 - Question 2 The theme of the chapter is the grinding poverty and the traditions which condemn poor children to a life of exploitation. The two stories taken together depict the plight of street children forced into labour early in life and denied the opportunity of schooling.
Test: Lost Spring- 1 - Question 3

What forces the children to live a life of exploitation?

Detailed Solution for Test: Lost Spring- 1 - Question 3 The theme of the chapter is the grinding poverty and the traditions which condemn poor children to a life of exploitation. The two stories taken together depict the plight of street children forced into labour early in life and denied the opportunity of schooling.
Test: Lost Spring- 1 - Question 4

According to the author what was garbage for the children?

Detailed Solution for Test: Lost Spring- 1 - Question 4 Garbage means 'gold' to the poor rag pickers because some of it can be sold for cash, thus becoming a means of survival for the children of Seemapuri and for their parents. It is providing them their daily bread and a roof over , their heads
Test: Lost Spring- 1 - Question 5

What was Saheb looking for?

Detailed Solution for Test: Lost Spring- 1 - Question 5

Saheb is looking for gold or in other words something valuable in the garbage dumps. He is at Seemapuri in the neighbourhood of the author. Saheb has come from Bangladesh. He came with his mother in 1971. His house was located in the green fields of Dhaka. However, when storms swept away their fields and homes, they had to leave their country.

Test: Lost Spring- 1 - Question 6

Why did Saheb -e- Alam not go to school?

Detailed Solution for Test: Lost Spring- 1 - Question 6 Saheb did not go to school because he did not have enough bucks to pay for school fee. Fulling his stomach was his first priority. He had to work hard even to get two square meal.
Test: Lost Spring- 1 - Question 7

Where was Saheb employed?

Detailed Solution for Test: Lost Spring- 1 - Question 7 Saheb had left rag picking and he took up a job at a nearby tea-stall. He was not happy working at the tea stall because he had lost the freedom of working at his own terms. So, he lost his 'carefree look'. Even though he earned 800 rupees and all his meals, he was less contented than before.
Test: Lost Spring- 1 - Question 8

What do the boys appear like to the author in the story?

Detailed Solution for Test: Lost Spring- 1 - Question 8 The boy appeared to be a morning bird to the author because whenever she woke up, she saw a young boy searching for something in the garbage. When she had a closer look she came to know that this boy scrapes the waste and gets the recyclables to the concerned people for his living.
Test: Lost Spring- 1 - Question 9

What does the title 'Lost Spring' symbolise?

Detailed Solution for Test: Lost Spring- 1 - Question 9 The theme of the chapter is about perpetual poverty of certain groups of people and the traditions which make poor children live a life of exploitation.
Test: Lost Spring- 1 - Question 10

Why did Saheb go through garbage dumps?

Detailed Solution for Test: Lost Spring- 1 - Question 10

Saheb is looking for gold, silver coins, rupee, ten rupee note in the garbage dumps. He is in the neighbourhood of the author.

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