Chapter-8: Silk Road

1. Name the author of the lesson ‘Silk Road’.

  • Khushwant Singh
  • Nick Middleton
  • Jayant Narlikar
  • None of these
Answer
Nick Middleton

2. Hor is situated on the shore of-

  • Lake Dal
  • Lake Kooler
  • Lake Mansarovar
  • The Indus
Answer
Lake Mansarovar

3. What gift did Lhamo give to the author ?

  • A hat
  • A shawl
  • A blanket
  • ┬áA full sleeved coat
Answer
A full sleeved coat

4. Daniel and the narrator were heading towards Mount Kailash to complete the –

  • ┬áBora
  • Ravu
  • Kora
  • Tavu
Answer
Kora

5. Who was Tsetan ?

  • Kora
  • ┬áthe driver of the car
  • a guide
  • a mountaineer
  • ┬ápriest
Answer
the driver of the car

6. Kyang denotes a kind of-

  • wild bear
  • ┬áwild ass
  • ┬ápolar bear
  • ┬ástreet dog
Answer
wild ass

7. Tibet’s most venerated stretch of water is –

  • Lake Victoria
  • ┬áLake Dal
  • ┬áLake Mansarovar
  • Lake Chilika
Answer
Lake Mansarovar

8. The Darchen Medical College was new and looked 1ike a –

  • stupa
  • ┬ámonastry
  • ┬átomb
  • ┬átemple
Answer
monastry

9. “Kora” is Parikrama around the holy …..

  • mountain
  • temples
  • river
  • None of these
Answer
mountain

10. The Silk road referred to the long trail that led from Europe to …..

  • China
  • Japan
  • ┬áKorea
  • Nepal
Answer
China

11. li The author had visited the place to do…

  • prayer
  • rituals
  • kora
  • meditation
Answer
kora

12. The author and Tsetan reached a bungalow in-

  • Hor
  • ┬áDarchen
  • Pokhra
  • None of these
Answer
Darchen

13. At Darchen, the author had expected to see a lot of …….

  • tourists
  • ┬ápilgrims
  • soldiers
  • None of these
Answer
pilgrims

14. The long-sleeved sheepskin coat is called…

  • Korba
  • drokba
  • fur
  • ┬áNone of these
Answer
drokba

15. The driver of the car was …….

  • Daniel
  • Tsetan
  • ┬áSherpa
  • ┬áNone of these
Answer
Tsetan

16. The name of the author’s friend was…

  • Tsetan
  • Daniel
  • ┬áJames
  • None of these
Answer
Daniel

17. The author begins the description of his journey to “Silk Road” from a place called-

  • Kora
  • Bora
  • ┬áTavu
  • Ravu
Answer
Kora

18. The author’s physical condition in darkening was…

  • could not sleep
  • chest became old
  • a lot of trouble
  • ┬áNone of these.
Answer
chest became old

19. What was the author suffering from …

  • Nosal congestion
  • ┬áChest congestion
  • Pneumonia
  • ┬áNone of these
Answer
Nosal congestion

20. What was the author’s positive attitude?

  • ┬áTo wait
  • To hurry
  • To leave the place
  • ┬áNone of these
Answer
To wait

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