A Birthday Letter MCQs Questions
Question. Jawaharlal Nehru declares that ordinary men are not usually ____.
Question. What does Nehru say was unworthy of his daughter?
Question. The man who changed the face of Russia and Siberia in the month that Indira was born:
Question. On Indira’s thirteenth birthday, Nehru
(a) Sent chocolates
(b) Sent a present that was material
(c) Sent a letter
(d) Sent some money
Question. Nehru sends a letter to his daughter from Naini Prison on her _______ birthday.
Question. Nehru mentions that the core of Mahatma Gandhi’s freedom movement is _____.
Question. Indira was inspired by Joan of Arc who
(a) Championed the cause of women empowerment.
(b) Fought singularly against the aggressor
(c) Inspired the French victory over the English
(d) Challenged the English troops
Question. Indira Priyadarshini was born in the year:
Question. Hiuen Tsang was given the title:
(a) Master of the Law
(b) Master of the Universe
(c) Master of Being
(d) Master of Ceremonies
Question. What does history help even simple, ordinary people become?
(a) Good citizens
(d) Heroes and heroines
Question. Nehru tells his daughter that the desire to hide anything means that you are
(d) not confident
Question. Nehru asked his daughter Indira to apply a particular test whenever she was
(c) in doubt
Question. To prevent his belly from bursting with too much knowledge, the wise man wore around his waist
(a) a waistband
(b) copper plates
(c) a steel armour
(d) a thick scarf
Question. Whose book contains the story of the ‘very wise man’?
(b) the ‘very wise man’ himself
(d) Hiuen Tsang
Question. Hieun Tsang braved many dangers on his way to India because
(a) he travelled alone
(b) he wanted to come to India at all cost
(c) of his great thirst for knowledge
(d) he wanted to become famous
Question. Hiuen Tsang, a Chinese traveller came to India in search of wisdom and –
Question. What did Nehru profess to dislike?
(a) Talking and discussing
(b) Sermonizing and doling out advice
(c) Speaking and writing
(d) Listening and understanding
Question. Nehru declares that a letter is at best a ____.
(a) Good method of communication
(b) Meaningful method of communication
(c) One-sided affair
(d) Useless means of communication
Question. Nehru wrote a letter to his daughter on her
(a) 10th birthday
(b) 13th birthday
(c) 16th birthday
(d) 18th birthday
Question. Nehru’s birthday present for his daughter Indira Priyadarshini can only be of the
(a) spiritual aspects
(b) body and the soul
(c) material world
(d) air, mind and spirit
Question. “Ordinary men and women are not usually_____”
Question. Nehru wants his daughter to
(a) grow up a child of the light
(b) grow up a graceful lady
(c) be the Prime Minister of India
(d) fight for India’s freedom
Question. Nehru thought that the best way to find out what is right and wrong, what should be done and what should not be done is by –
(a) giving orders
(b) ordering one to be silent
(c) talking and discussing
Question. According to Nehru, a letter can hardly take the place of a talk, and says that it is ________ affair.
Question. The ‘great drama’ that Nehru and his daughter take a part in, refers to
(a) a play directed by Gandhiji
(b) a theatre performance
(c) the freedom movement
(d) the great revolt
Question. At the close of the letter, Nehru wishes his daughter to grow up into
(a) A brave soldier in India’s service
(b) A liberated woman
(c) An ambitious woman
(d) A woman with high profession
Question. In his letter to Indira, Nehru says, ‘thirteen hundred years ago there came a great traveller from China to India in search of Wisdom and Knowledge. Who was this person?
(b) Hiuen Tsang
(c) Wang Shu
(d) Min Yoongi
Question. Patna was formerly known as
Question. Nehru wrote the birthday letter to his daughter from:
(a) Central Prison, Patna
(b) Central Prison, Naini
(c) Central Prison, Nalanda
(d) Central Prison, Nandi
Question. According to Nehru, a letter cannot take the place of a talk because it is:
(a) a one-sided affair
(b) boring for the reader
(c) not interesting
Question. In his letter to Indira, Jawaharlal Nehru wrote that ________________ men and women are not usually heroic.
Question. According to Jawaharlal Nehru, one cannot pose as a wise man and distribute good advice to others if he is
(a) learned and wise
(b) a great leader
(d) limited in wisdom
Question. Nehru’s letter to his daughter was dated
(a) October 25, 1930
(b) October 26, 1930
(c) October27, 1930
(d) October 28, 1930
Question. The ‘very wise man’ came from
(a) South India
Question. The University of Nalanda was situated at
Question. Nehru was busy with a present on his daughter’s
(a) 12th birthday
(b) 13th birthday
(c) 14th birthday
(d) 15th birthday
Fill in the blanks:
Question. Indira had always been very fascinated by the story of ___________.
Question. The story of the wise man that Hiuen Tsang narrated is a _____________ story.
Question. A man who wore round his waist copper-plates, and who carried a lighted torch on his head came from __________.
Question. Nehru wants his daughter to grow up to be a child of the ___________
Question. The year 1917 was the year that Lenin started a revolution in ___________
Russia and Siberia
Question. According to Nehru, a __________ can hardly take the place of a talk
Question. The birthday letter sent to Indira by her father is dated _________ 26, 1930.
Question. Nehru wants his daughter to grow up into a ___________ in India’s service.
Question. Nehru believes that a __________ cannot take the place of a discussion.
Question. Nehru advised his daughter not to do anything in __________.
Question. The Chinese traveler Hiuen Tsang came to India in search of ______________ and knowledge.
Question. Hieun Tsang was known as the Master of the ___________
Question. In the year 1917, _______________ started the great revolution that changed the face of Russia and Siberia.
Question. Nehru wrote a letter to his daughter from ___________.
Naini Prison, Nainital
Question. Hiuen Tsang was given the title of _________________
Master of the Universe
Question. Hieun Tsang spent many years in India, learning at the great university of _________
Question. Indira’s full name is ______________
Question. Nehru wrote, “We work in the sun and in the ________”
Question. The ‘wise man’ from the south wore __________ around his stomach.
Question. Indira Gandhi was born in ___________