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Chapter-7: The Necklace

1. Who is the writer of the lesson ‘The Necklace’?

  • Robert W. Peterson
  • Guy de Maupassant
  • Sinclair Lewis
  •  K.A. Abbas
Answer
Guy de Maupassant

2. What is opposite of ‘poverty’?

  •  affluent
  • rich
  •  modesty
  •  affluence
Answer
 affluence

3. She was born into a family of _____.

  •  Scientists
  •  doctors
  •  engineers
  • clerks
Answer
clerks

4. ‘She’ wished to hurry away. Why?

  • to escape the notice of the host
  •  to escape the notice of M Loisel
  •  to escape the notice of Mme Forestier
  • to escape the notice of the rich women
Answer
to escape the notice of the rich women

5. What does she think she deserves?

  • suffering
  •  luxury
  • delicacies
  •  luxury and delicacies
Answer
 luxury and delicacies

6. Monsieur Loisel underestimates the depth of his wife’s ___.

  • Intelligence
  •  Confidence
  •  Unhappiness
  •  Resourcefulness
Answer
Unhappiness

7. What tortured and angered her?

  •  shabby walls
  •  worn chairs
  •  poverty
  • all of these
Answer
all of these

8. What was the actual cost of Mme Forestier’s necklace?

  •  five hundred francs
  •  ten thousand francs
  • one hundred francs
  •  five thousand francs
Answer
 five hundred francs

9. When would she weep for whole days?

  •  after dinner
  •  after lunch
  •  after visiting her friend
  •  any time
Answer
after visiting her friend

10. How much was the necklace actually worth?

  •  forty thousand
  •  thirty six thousand
  • five hundred
  •  none of the above
Answer
five hundred

11. Matilda was born into a family of :

  •  ministers
  •  officers
  •  clerks
  •  shopkeepers
Answer
clerks

12. Whom was Matilda married to?

  •  a petty clerk
  •  a minister
  • an officer
  •  a businessman
Answer
 a petty clerk

13. How did Loisel feel on receiving the invitation?

  •  sad’
  • elated
  •  puzzled
  •  surprised
Answer
elated

14. For what had Loisel saved four hundred francs?

  •  to buy a gun
  •  to buy a T.V.
  • to buy a shirt
  • to buy a bicycle
Answer
 to buy a gun

15. What did Mrs Loisel borrow from Mme Forestier?

  •  a bracelet
  • a necklace
  •  a Venetian Cross
  •  all of the above
Answer
a necklace

16. Matilda always remained :

  •  happy
  • unhappy
  •  contended
  • delighted
Answer
unhappy

17. What spoiled Mr and Mrs Loisel pleasure?

  •  the loss of necklace
  •  the loss of the dress
  • the loss of money
  •  all of the above
Answer
 the loss of necklace

18. How much Loisels had to spend to replace the necklace?

  •  eighteen thousand francs
  •  thirty-six thousand francs
  •  forty thousand francs
  •  fifty thousand franc
Answer
 thirty-six thousand francs

19. How did the loan affect Mrs Loisel’s life?

  •  she learned the odious work of a kitchen
  • she washed the dishes
  • she took down the refuse to the street
  •  all of the above
Answer
 all of the above

20. How did the husband expect her to react on handing her the letter?

  • happy
  •  sad
  • jealous
  • none of the above
Answer
happy