Chapter-4: The Rattrap

1 . Who is the author of The Rattrap?

  • Selma Lagerlof
  • Thomas B. Allen
  • Howard Phillips
  • Sudha Murthy
Answer
Selma Lagerlof

2. The rattrap peddler gave the ironmaster a lecture on

  • how the world is a rat trap
  • how to be honest
  • how to be ethically correct
  • how to be professional
Answer
how the world is a rat trap

3. Who offered shelter to the Peddler?

  • A beggar
  • A friend
  • A milkman
  • An old Crofter
Answer
An old Crofter

4. The peddler’s rattraps were made of

  • wood
  • aluminium
  • wire
  • plastic
Answer
wire

5. Why did Edla have doubts about the Peddler?

  • His behavior
  • His words
  • His fear and appearance
  • None of these
Answer
His fear and appearance

6.  Sweden Mines are rich in which ore?

  • Brass
  • Copper
  • Steel
  • Iron ore
Answer
Iron ore

7. According to the seller what leads us to various miseries?

  • Attractions
  • People
  • Friends
  • Wishes and greed of comfort
Answer
Wishes and greed of comfort

8. Who used to make rattraps?

  • Crofter
  • Edla
  • Ironmaster
  • Peddler
Answer
Peddler

9. How did Crofter treat the Peddler?

  • Very rudely
  • In a strange manner
  • Friendly manner
  • None of these
Answer
Friendly manner

10. Why does the peddler knit up various kind of thoughts?

  • Because of greed
  • Because of travelling
  • Because of loneliness and poverty
  • None
Answer
Because of loneliness and poverty

11. What did the package left for Edla contain?

  • a small rattrap with 30 kroner on it
  • ¬†a small bangle
  • ¬†a necklace
  • ¬†a diamond ring
Answer
a small rattrap with 30 kroner on it

12. What did the ironmaster’s daughter say when the peddler was about to leave?

  • ¬†she asked him to stay for that day only
  • ¬†she said she wanted to go with him
  • ¬†she told him not to mind what her father had said
  • she asked him to leave after 2 days
Answer
 she asked him to stay for that day only

13. What did the package left for Edla contain?

  • a small rattrap with 30 kroner on it
  • ¬†a small bangle
  • a necklace
  • ¬†a diamond ring
Answer
a small rattrap with 30 kroner on it

14. This story revolves around whom?

  • ¬†around Crofter and his daughter
  • ¬†around crofter
  • ¬†around ironman
  • around peddler- the Rattrap seller
Answer
around peddler- the Rattrap seller

15. What does the rattrap seller have to do to make his both ends meet?

  • Peddling
  • ¬†selling
  • begging
  • ¬†thievery and begging
Answer
 thievery and begging

16. What did the ironmaster feel when he saw the rattrap seller after he was well groomed by his valet?

  • Not pleased
  • Very happy
  • ¬†Suspicious
  • ¬†Angry
Answer
Not pleased 

17. The first move of the ironmaster was to make sure that the guest could

  • gain some flesh on his bones
  • have verification done
  • ¬†be given some money
  • be given some clothes
Answer
gain some flesh on his bones

18. What made the Peddler finally change his heart?

  • ¬†Edla‚Äôs words
  • Edla‚Äôs appearance
  • ¬†Edla‚Äôs father
  • Edla‚Äôs goodness and care
Answer
Edla’s goodness and care

19. Why did Edla plead her father not to send the Vagabond away?

  • ¬†Because of her father
  • Because he resembled her father‚Äôs friend
  • ¬†Because she liked him
  • Because of sympathy and his poor life condition
Answer
Because of sympathy and his poor life condition

20. Why was the Crofter so talkative and friendly with the Peddler?

  • ¬†because he knew him.
  • he was his friend
  • ¬†he was his neighbourer
  • because of his resemblance to one of his old friend
Answer
because of his resemblance to one of his old friend

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