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1. ‘An Astrologer’s Day’ is written by 

A) Sister Nivedita 

B) RK Narayan 

C) Francis Bacon 

D) Rabindranath Tagore 

Answer: B) RK Narayan 

2. The setting/background of An Astrologer’s Day is- 

A) Malgudi                 

B) Chennai                       

C) the town Hall Park

D) Lataguri

Answer: A) Malgudi      

3. What is the astrologer’s professional equipment comprised of?

A) Tarot cards, a crystal ball, and a magic wand

B) Cowrie shells, a piece of cloth with mystic charts, and palmyra writing

C) Crystal balls, runes, and a divining rod

D) Tea leaves, a pendulum, and a dream journal

Answer: B) Cowrie shells, a piece of cloth with mystic charts, and palmyra writing

4. Which color does the astrologer wear as a turban to enhance his appearance?

A) Blue

B) Green

C) Saffron

D) Red

Answer: C) Saffron

5. What is the astrologer’s position in the Town Hall Park?

A) Under a mango tree

B) Next to a riverbank

C) Beneath a tamarind tree

D) Near a fountain

Answer: C) Beneath a tamarind tree

6. What is the primary source of lighting in the area where the astrologer works?

A) Municipal streetlights

B) Gas lamps

C) Shop lights

D) Solar-powered lanterns

Answer: C) Shop lights

7. How does the astrologer transact his business during the evenings?

A) By candlelight

B) By the light of a flare

C) By the light of a lantern

D) By the light of the moon

Answer: B) By the light of a flare

8. What is the primary reason people are attracted to the astrologer?

A) His accurate predictions based on the stars

B) His charming personality

C) His mysterious appearance and demeanor

D) His low prices for astrological services

Answer: C) His mysterious appearance and demeanor

9. What other trades or occupations are represented in the Town Hall Park?

A) Painters and sculptors

B) Farmers and fishermen

C) Medicine sellers and magicians

D) Bankers and lawyers

Answer: C) Medicine sellers and magicians

10. What does the vendor next to the astrologer sell?

A) Fried groundnuts

B) Fresh fruits

C) Handcrafted jewelry

D) Spices and herbs

Answer: A) Fried groundnuts

11. What prompted the astrologer to leave his village?

A) An inheritance dispute

B) A desire for adventure

C) Family pressure

D) An unidentified urge to depart

Answer: D) An unidentified urge to depart

12. What is the astrologer’s fee for answering questions?

A) One rupee per question

B) Three pies per question

C) Five annas per question

D) Ten pies per question

Answer: B) Three pies per question

13. How does the astrologer typically conduct his consultations?

A) He speaks immediately upon the client’s arrival

B) He waits for the client to speak for at least ten minutes before responding

C) He asks a series of questions before providing any answers

D) He prefers written communication over verbal interaction

Answer: B) He waits for the client to speak for at least ten minutes before responding

14. What is the astrologer’s strategy to endear himself to clients?

A) Providing vague and mysterious answers

B) Offering unsolicited advice

C) Critiquing the client’s character

D) Appealing to the client’s vanity

Answer: D) Appealing to the client’s vanity

15. What does the other man challenge the astrologer about?

A) His identity

B) His profession

C) His astrological abilities

D) His fee structure

Answer: C) His astrological abilities

16. What does the other man do in response to the astrologer’s invitation to chat?

A) Grumbles and walks away

B) Accepts and sits down

C) Demands proof of the astrologer’s skills

D) Offers to pay extra for answers

Answer: A) Grumbles and walks away

17. What does the other man throw at the astrologer as a challenge?

A) A stone

B) An anna

C) A question

D) A palm leaf

Answer: B) An anna

18. What is the amount the other man demands if the astrologer’s answers are satisfactory?

A) Five rupees

B) Eight annas

C) Two rupees

D) Three annas

Answer: B) Eight annas

19. What is the astrologer’s initial reaction to the stranger’s challenge?

A) He confidently accepts it

B) He attempts to leave the scene

C) He immediately agrees to the terms

D) He becomes uncomfortable and tries to back out

Answer: D) He becomes uncomfortable and tries to back out

20. How does the stranger react when the astrologer attempts to leave?

A) He releases the astrologer and lets him go

B) He insists that the astrologer must fulfill the challenge

C) He offers to negotiate the terms further

D) He agrees to postpone the challenge until the next day

Answer: B) He insists that the astrologer must fulfill the challenge

21. What does the stranger demand to know from the astrologer?

A) Details about his future marriage

B) Whether he will succeed in his current endeavor

C) His lucky numbers for gambling

D) Advice on his health

Answer: B) Whether he will succeed in his current endeavor

22. What does the astrologer ask for in return for answering the stranger’s question?

A) Five rupees

B) An anna

C) A pinch of sacred ash

D) A guarantee of safety

Answer: A) Five rupees

23. How does the astrologer convince the stranger of his authenticity?

A) By performing a ritual 

B) By revealing details about the stranger’s past

C) By reciting a prayer

D) By reading the stranger’s palm

Answer: B) By revealing details about the stranger’s past

24. What advice does the astrologer give to Guru Nayak?

A) To never leave his village again

B) To travel northward immediately

C) To seek vengeance on his enemy

D) To rub sacred ash on his forehead

Answer: A) To never leave his village again

25. How does the astrologer feel upon returning home?

A) Overjoyed

B) Anxious

C) Relieved

D) Frustrated

Answer: C) Relieved

26. What is the astrologer’s wife’s reaction to his return?

A) She is angry at him for staying out late

B) She is indifferent

C) She is pleased with the coins he brought

D) She is worried about him

Answer: C) She is pleased with the coins he brought

27. Many years ago the astrologer had 

A) studied astrology             

B) stabbed a man and left him for dead            

C) read the stranger’s palm

D) cheated a man

28. ‘Raja’s Delicacy’ is 

A) eaten by Rajas only       

B) eaten by the astrologer               

C) the name given to a stale sweet by a vendor of fried groundnuts

D) delicious sweets

Answer: C) the name given to a stale sweet by a vendor of fried groundnuts

29. The stranger gave the astrologer 

A) twelve annas           

B) twelve annas and a half                

C) one rupee

D) ten annas 

Answer: B) twelve annas and a half

30. The astrologer warned the stranger never to travel in……… direction.

A) northern               

B) southern                

C) eastern

D) western 

Answer: A) northern  

31. The astrologer’s wife wanted to make…. with the money.

A) some dish              

B)  sweets                   

C) savouries

D) a fixed deposit 

Answer: B)  sweets 

32. In the past, the astrologer had

A) stabbed a villager          

B) killed a villager            

C) poisoned a villager

D) lied to a monk

Answer: A) stabbed a villager

33. The astrologer confessed the truth to

A) the stranger         

B) his wife               

C) his child

D) his ex-wife

Answer: A) the stranger   

34. The stranger’s name is

A) Guru Nanak       

B) Gurudev         

C) Guru Nayak

D) Joy Guru

Answer: C) Guru Nayak

35. Why is Guru Nayak looking for the man who tried to kill him ?

A) to get revenge

B) to get an apology

C) to demand an explanation

D) to prove, the man was unsuccessful

Answer: A) to get revenge

36. Guru Nayak consults the astrologer because Nayak wants to-

A) understand the past

B) find out who the astrologer is

C) make some money through a bet

D) get the answer to a specific question

Answer: D) get the answer to a specific question

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