Train to Pakistan Test | Mid-Book Test - Medium

Khushwant Singh
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Chand tell the Subinspector to do with Malli's gang?
(a) Let them go.
(b) Arrest them.
(c) Publicly hang them.
(d) Shoot them.

2. Why does the lambardar record the names of those who bring the goods to the trucks?
(a) He will commend those that bring goods.
(b) Those who do not will be punished.
(c) They will be paid.
(d) They will need a place to sleep.

3. What makes the police officers believe they have made a mistake?
(a) Jugga's alibi.
(b) Iqbal's alibi.
(c) Iqbal's attitude.
(d) Meet's faith in god.

4. Where does Meet Singh arrange for Iqbal to sleep?
(a) In the basement.
(b) On the roof.
(c) In his bedroom.
(d) On the ground.

5. What does the Subinspector believe is the ultimate tool for extracting information?
(a) Solitude.
(b) Silence.
(c) Threats.
(d) Physical pain.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does the Subinspector determine Iqbal's faith?

2. What do those placing matrimonial ads ask for?

3. What happens to the soldiers that kill Sikhs in Jugga's story?

4. Why did Chand shake the shoulder of the old man on the train?

5. Who arrives and puts up tents near the railway station?

Short Essay Questions

1. Explain why the police let Malli and his gang go free, why they claimed Iqbal was a Muslim, and why they sought to convey an idea that Sultana may have been to blame for the murder?

2. Describe the summer monsoon.

3. Describe what the villagers find at the river with the lambardar.

4. Explain the Subinspector's view of physical torture as punishment.

5. Explain how Imam Baksh became the mullah of the mosque.

6. Describe how the villagers learn of what was in the train.

7. Describe the atmosphere in India as explained in the first section of the book.

8. Describe the morning routine of Mano Majra, in terms of the Muslim mosque and the Sikh temple.

9. Describe Chand's nightmare the night after the day with the ghost train.

10. Describe the young woman who comes to entertain Chand in Chapter 1, section 2.

(see the answer keys)

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