A House for Mr Biswas Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 1, Chapter 4, The Chase.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. According to pundit, what must Mr. Biswas stay away from?
(a) Sunlight.
(b) Bulls and calves.
(c) Trees and water.
(d) The road.

2. When Mr. Biswas becomes disillusioned about his marriage to Sharma, where does he go?
(a) To the store in The Chase.
(b) To England.
(c) Back to his mother's house.
(d) To seek Pundit Tulsi's advice.

3. What does Mr. Biswas dislike about Sharma?
(a) Her smile.
(b) Her voice.
(c) Her nose.
(d) Her figure.

4. How many days does the pundit recommend Mr. Biswas' father wait before seeing his newborn son?
(a) 7.
(b) 90.
(c) 21.
(d) 12.

5. What does Mr. Biswas love about Sharma?
(a) Her smile.
(b) Her figure.
(c) Her mouth.
(d) Her voice.

Short Answer Questions

1. In the prologue, why is Mr. Biswas pleased with his wife Shama?

2. Why does Mr. Biswas accuse the Tulsis of being "orthodox Roman Catholic Hindus"?

3. After his father's death, where does Mr. Biswas live?

4. How does Mr. Biswas reply to his mother's claim that she will end up in the poorhouse because of him?

5. How does Mr. Biswas anger Owad?

(see the answer key)

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