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Test: Memories of Childhood- 1 - Question 1

Who is the author of the lesson Memories of childhood?

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Memories of Childhood by Zitkala Sa and Bama. One by American Indian woman and the second by a Tamil Dalit writer. Both stories highlight the women's oppression, class barriers, racialism, discrimination and exploitation that tend to pull them down.
Test: Memories of Childhood- 1 - Question 2

What advice did Annan give to Bama?

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Annan advised Bama to study with care and learn all that she could. If she was always ahead in her lessons, people would come to her of their own accord and attach themselves to her. Bama followed her brother's advice and studied hard.
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Test: Memories of Childhood- 1 - Question 3

What did the cutting of long hair of Zitkala Sa symbolise in the lesson?

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Zitkala- Sa is a Native American who finds that the people who have overpowered the natives are out to destroy their culture. She notices the discrimination against Native American culture and women. The cutting of her long hair is a symbolic of subjection to the rulers.
Test: Memories of Childhood- 1 - Question 4

What is the meaning of childhood memories?

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Childhood memory refers to memories formed during childhood. Among its other roles, memory functions to guide present behaviour and to predict future outcomes. Understanding the mechanisms by which memories in childhood are encoded and later retrieved has important implications in many areas.
Test: Memories of Childhood- 1 - Question 5

What was Bama victim of?

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Bama was a victim of caste system. She had seen, felt and experienced the evils of untouchability when she was studying in the third standard. She felt humiliated by what it was. She struggled hard against this social discrimination.
Test: Memories of Childhood- 1 - Question 6

Why did Zitkala not like her hair cut?

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The writer had the feeling of humiliation because it was taught in her home that if somebody cuts and shingles the hair, it is the sign of cowardliness. In her family and relatives, short hairs were of the mourners and shingled hairs were of cowards and hence, she didn't want to cut her hair.
Test: Memories of Childhood- 1 - Question 7

Which community does Bama belong to?

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Bama was a victim of caste system. She had seen, felt and experienced the evils of untouchability when she was studying in the third standard. She felt humiliated by what it was.
Test: Memories of Childhood- 1 - Question 8

What attracted Bama in the street?

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Bama was attracted by the shows that people from various political parties would put up on a stage. These included a street play, or a puppet show, or a “no magic, no miracle” stunt performance.
Test: Memories of Childhood- 1 - Question 9

Why did the Landlord’s man ask Bama’s brother on which street did they live?

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The landlord's man asked Bama's brother on which street he lived in order to find out his caste. During those times, when untouchability was prevalent, each caste lived in a particular street and by enquiring about the street where one lived, helped to determine his caste.
Test: Memories of Childhood- 1 - Question 10

How did Bama earn respect of the people of higher class?

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Bama's brother advised her to concentrate on her studies and outshine everybody in the examinations in order to rise above indignities. So Bama followed her brother's advice religiously and earned the respect of members of the higher class by standing first in her class.
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