Snapshots Rangas Marriage - Practice Papers

 CBSE Class 11 English Core

Section D
Practice Paper

Ranga’s Marriage
by Masti Venkatesha Iyengar

Questions for Practice:

Long Questions:

  1. Discuss the creative role played by the narrator in fixing the marriage of Ranga.
  2. Is the story an indirect comment on the worthlessness of Horoscopes and Kundlies which can be managed to serve individual purpose? Discuss.
  3. What social atmosphere does the story portray?
  4. What is the tone of the narration of the story? Is it ironical and satirical, sarcastically humorous or tragic? Discussion

Short Questions:

  1. Is Ranga happy with his marriage?
  2. Is the marriage of Ranga a love marriage or a perfectly arranged marriage?
  3. Describe the quality of the mangoes of the Hosahalli village?
  4. How does Shastriji become a pawn in the hands of the narrator to serve his purpose?
  5. Comment on the ending of the story. Is it a proper ending considering the general tone of the poem?