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Test: Lost Spring- 3 - Question 1

What is the meaning of Saheb -e- Alam?

Detailed Solution for Test: Lost Spring- 3 - Question 1 Saheb e alam is a title meaning lord of the universe. the title is given to the Emperors of the region.
Test: Lost Spring- 3 - Question 2

Why is the author calling garbage as 'gold' in the story?

Detailed Solution for Test: Lost Spring- 3 - Question 2 Garbage is gold to the ragpickers of Seemapuri because it provides them items which can be sold for cash, which can buy them food and is a means of survival. Moreover, it is gold also because the ragpickers can find stray coins and currency notes in it.
Test: Lost Spring- 3 - Question 3

Name the birthplace of the author.

Detailed Solution for Test: Lost Spring- 3 - Question 3 Anees Jung (1964) was born in Rourkela and spent her childhood and adolescence in Hyderabad. She received her education in Hyderabad and in the United States of America. Her parents were both writers. 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- 3 - Question 4

Saheb hailed from which place?

Detailed Solution for Test: Lost Spring- 3 - Question 4 Saheb hails from Dhaka and he has migrated from Bangladesh in 1971. His house and green fields were destroyed by storm. Their poverty forced them to migrate but Saheb does not have even a faint memory of his original home.
Test: Lost Spring- 3 - Question 5

Why did Saheb leave his house?

Detailed Solution for Test: Lost Spring- 3 - Question 5 Saheb hails from Dhaka and he has migrated from Bangladesh in 1971. His house and green fields were destroyed by storm. Their poverty forced them to migrate but Saheb does not have even a faint memory of his original home.
Test: Lost Spring- 3 - Question 6

Where is Seemapuri?

Detailed Solution for Test: Lost Spring- 3 - Question 6 Seemapuri is a place on the outskirts of East Delhi where 10000 ragpickers and their families live. The people living there are squatters who migrated from Bangladesh in 1971.
Test: Lost Spring- 3 - Question 7

Who are responsible for the poor condition of bangle makers in Firozabad?

Detailed Solution for Test: Lost Spring- 3 - Question 7 Anees Jung blames the family of the bangle makers, who are caught in a web of poverty, burdened by the stigma of the caste in which they are born and the vicious circle of the sahukars, the middlemen, the policemen, the keepers of law, the bureaucrats and the politicians for the sorry plight of the bangle makers.
Test: Lost Spring- 3 - Question 8

What are the hazards of working in the glass bangles industry?

Detailed Solution for Test: Lost Spring- 3 - Question 8 Glass blowing, welding and soldering pieces of glass are all health hazards. Even the dust from polishing the glass of bangles adversely affects the eyes and even adults go blind. Thus, the surroundings, prevailing conditions and the type of job involved-all prove risky to the health of the workers.
Test: Lost Spring- 3 - Question 9

What is the function of glass blowing industry?

Detailed Solution for Test: Lost Spring- 3 - Question 9 A glass blower is tasked with designing and shaping glass into various shapes and designs, creating handcrafted giftware, stemware, glassware, ornate glass mirrors and windows, sculpture pieces and glass instruments used in laboratories. This is a labour-intensive and niche occupation.
Test: Lost Spring- 3 - Question 10

What excuse do the rag pickers give for not wearing chappals?

Detailed Solution for Test: Lost Spring- 3 - Question 10 On asking about not wearing chappals, they offer very solid excuses. One answers that his mother has not brought them down from the shelf. Another points out that he will throw them if she brings. The third one replies that he has never owned a pair all his life.
Test: Lost Spring- 3 - Question 11

What are the reasons for the migration of people from villages to city in the lesson?

Detailed Solution for Test: Lost Spring- 3 - Question 11 People migrate from villages to cities in search of livelihood. Their fields fail to provide them means of survival. Cities provide employment, jobs or other means of getting food. The problem in case of the poor is to feed the hungry members.
Test: Lost Spring- 3 - Question 12

The city of Firozabad is famous for what?

Detailed Solution for Test: Lost Spring- 3 - Question 12 The city of Firozabad is famous for its bangles. Every other family in Firozabad is engaged in making bangles. It is the center of India's glass-blowing industry. Families have spent generations working around furnaces, welding glass, making bangles for the women in the land.
Test: Lost Spring- 3 - Question 13

How is Mukesh's attitude different from that of his family?

Detailed Solution for Test: Lost Spring- 3 - Question 13 Mukesh's father has taught them only what he knows—the art of bangle-making. However, Mukesh wants to be a motor mechanic. He plans to go to a garage and learn, even though it is far away from his home. In this way, Mukesh's attitude to his situation is different from that of his family.
Test: Lost Spring- 3 - Question 14

What is the metaphorical symbol of Seemapuri in the lesson?

Detailed Solution for Test: Lost Spring- 3 - Question 14 Seemapuri symbol as a little hell. Seemapuri, a place on the periphery of Delhi yet miles away from it, metaphorically.

Test: Lost Spring- 3 - Question 15

What change did Anees Jung see in Saheb when she saw him standing by the gate of the neighbourhood club?

Detailed Solution for Test: Lost Spring- 3 - Question 15 This change in his life was the betterment of him as he was able to earn a livelihood for himself and his family. But, Saheb was not happy with this change. He lost his freedom by working under a master, who would command him to do things. Saheb, now, no longer was his own master, which made him unhappy.
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