Saturday, January 13, 2024

Coorg by LOKESH ABROL - 10 MCQs for Practice

10 MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) for Practice - Coorg by Lokesh Abrol

  1. Coorg is located:
    a) Between Mysore and Mangalore
    b) In the Himalayas
    c) Near the Arabian Sea
    d) In the Thar Desert
  2. The main crop grown in Coorg is:
    a) Tea
    b) Rice
    c) Wheat
    d) Coffee
  3. Which of the following activities is NOT mentioned as available for tourists in Coorg?
    a) Birdwatching
    b) Mountain biking
    c) Shopping for spices
    d) Visiting coffee plantations
  4. The Kaveri river is important to Coorg because:
    a) It provides drinking water for the people
    b) It is a popular tourist destination
    c) It supplies water for the coffee plantations
    d) All of the above
  5. Which sentence best describes the Kodavu people?
    a) They are known for their religious diversity.
    b) They are famous for their hospitality and storytelling.
    c) They are skilled farmers and fishermen.
    d) They live in large, extended families.
  6. Which literary device is used in the sentence "This land of rolling hills is inhabited by a proud race of martial men, beautiful women and wild creatures"?
    a) Simile
    b) Metaphor
    c) Personification
    d) Hyperbole
  7. How does the passage suggest the connection between the Kodavu people and nature?
    a) They wear traditional clothing made from natural materials.
    b) They live in houses built from wood and bamboo.
    c) They have many stories about animals and the forest.
    d) All of the above
  8. What piece of evidence supports the theory that the Kodavu people might have Greek ancestry? a) Their love of coffee
    b) Their skill in martial arts
    c) Their long, black coats
    d) Their colorful religious ceremonies
  9. What is the main difference between the monsoon and dry seasons in Coorg?
    a) The temperature
    b) The amount of rainfall
    c) The types of activities available
    d) The traditions celebrated by the people
  10. Why might the author mention the fact that the Kodavus are allowed to carry firearms without a license?
    a) To show their connection to the Indian Army
    b) To emphasize their fierce and independent nature
    c) To warn tourists about potential danger
    d) To explain a unique cultural practice


  1. a) Between Mysore and Mangalore
  2. d) Coffee
  3. c) Shopping for spices
  4. d) All of the above
  5. b) They are famous for their hospitality and storytelling.
  1. c) Personification
  2. d) All of the above
  3. c) Their long, black coats
  4. b) The amount of rainfall
  5. b) To emphasize their fierce and independent nature

Bonus Questions

  1. If you were planning a one-day trip to Coorg, which three activities would you choose from the passage and why?
  2. Imagine you are a Kodavu storyteller. Write a short tale about a brave ancestor who encountered a wild elephant in the forest.
  3. Compose a haiku poem inspired by the description of the misty landscape of Coorg.
  4. Research the history of the Coorg Regiment and present your findings in a brief infographic.
  5. Compare Coorg to another hill station in India, like Munnar or Darjeeling. What are the key similarities and differences in terms of scenery, activities, and culture?
  1. Do you think the author's description of Coorg is too idealized or unrealistic? Explain your answer.
  2. What are some potential challenges or drawbacks that tourists might face when visiting Coorg?
  3. How might the increasing popularity of tourism in Coorg affect the local environment and culture?
  4. Discuss the ethical implications of allowing the Kodavus to carry firearms without a license.
  5. Imagine you are the Chief Minister of Karnataka. What policies would you implement to protect the natural beauty and cultural heritage of Coorg while promoting sustainable tourism?

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