Class 11 English Snapshots Chapter 4 MCQ the Ghat of the Only World by Amitav Ghosh updated for CBSE 2024-25 CBSE and State board. Multiple Choice Questions for revision of Class 11 English Supplementary Reader Chapter 4 are given here which help the students in revision.

In which of his house did Shahid build a temple?
[A] Barcelona
[B] Manchester
[C] Srinagar
[D] Brooklyn
[C] Srinagar

To whom did Shahid Ali express his desire to meet in the next world?
[A] Mother
[B] Father
[C] Iqbal
[D] Amitav
[A] Mother


Who was Agha Shahid Ali?

[A]. Music composer
[B]. Poet
[C]. Doctor
[D]. Editor

Shahid Ali belongs to which country?

[A]. Pakistan
[B]. Afghanistan
[C]. United States of America
[D]. India

What disease was Shahid suffering from?

[A]. Diabetes
[B]. Blood Cancer
[C]. Brain Tumor
[D]. Both [B] and [C]

Why does Shahid Ali want Amitav to write something about him?

[A]. He wanted to keep the friendship immortal
[B]. Amitav was good in writing
[C]. He used to say the same to every good writer
[D]. He was just joking with Amitav

Did Shahid live in fear and pain all the time due to his illness?
[A] Yes
[B] A bit
[C] No
[D] Not mentioned
[C] No

Class 11 English Snapshots Chapter 4 MCQ with Answers


Did Amitav promise to write after Shahid’s death?

[A]. Yes
[B]. No
[C]. Not mentioned

What does sudden blackout in Feb’2000 mean?

[A]. War time period
[B]. When Shahid lost consciousness for a short duration
[C]. Depression period of Shahid Ali
[D]. All of the above

Who was Sameetah?

[A]. Shahid’s friend
[B]. Mughal Princess
[C]. Shahid’s youngest daughter
[D]. Amitav’s niece

What’s the meaning of the word ‘bereavement’?

[A]. Separation
[B]. Comfort
[C]. Good health
[D]. Happiness

What two things did Shahid Ali always want to keep separate?
[A] Politics and Cricket
[B] Politics and Poetry
[C] Religion and Poetry
[D] Religion and Politics
[D] Religion and Politics

Class 11 English Snapshots Chapter 4 MCQ Explanation


Who wrote the book ‘A Country Without a Post Office’?

[A]. Amitav Ghosh
[B]. Suketu Mehta
[C]. Shahid Ali
[D]. Iqbal

In which city did Amitav Ghosh do his studies?

[A]. Ecuador
[B]. Srinagar
[C]. Brooklyn
[D]. New Delhi

Whose poetry did Shahid & Amitav like the most?

[A]. Suketu Mehta
[B]. Roshanara Begum
[C]. Lorca
[D]. James Merrill

Who was Hena?

[A]. Amitav’s daughter
[B]. Shahid Ali’s sister
[C]. Iqbal’s sister
[D]. Both [B] and [C]

Shahid by inclination was a political poet.
[A] No
[B] Yes
[C] Little bit
[D] Not mentioned
[A] No

Class 11 English Snapshots Chapter 4 Multiple Choice Questions

What’s the meaning of the word ‘sorcerer’?

[A]. Sincere
[B]. Crazy
[C]. Simple
[D]. Magical

What did Shahid do in the hospital that showed his will power?

[A]. Refused wheel chair
[B]. Cooperated in physiotherapies
[C]. Did whatever doctors advised
[D]. All of the above

Who belongs to Ecuador?

[A]. Iqbal
[B]. Shahid’s driver
[C]. Hospital attendant
[D]. James Merrill

Why did Shahid feel that he did not have time to be depressed?

[A]. Because depression used to trigger his tumor
[B]. Because he used to take anti depressant medicines
[C]. Because his poems made him happy
[D]. Because he didn’t get time from parties

As a teacher Shahid was _____ by his students.
[A] Loved
[B] Made fun
[C] Appreciated
[D] Disliked
[A] Loved

Class 11 English Snapshots Chapter 4 Important MCQs

What is “haak”?

[A]. Green leafy vegetable of Kashmir
[B]. American name of Saag Meat
[C]. Curry of rogan josh
[D]. Substitute of heeng

Who was Begum Akhtar?

[A]. Poetess
[B]. Ghazal singer
[C]. Shahid Ali’s neighbor
[D]. Playwright

In which country did Shahid’s narrative with lady security guard happen?

[A]. India
[B]. Spain
[C]. United States of America
[D]. Brazil

In which of these universities did Shahid not work?

[A]. Delhi University
[B]. University of Utah
[C]. Hamilton College
[D]. University of Massachusetts

In which country did Shahid want to take his last breath?
[B] Pakistan
[C] Spain
[D] India
[D] India

Why could Shahid not come to Srinagar during his last days?
[A] Due to deteriorated health conditions
[B] Due to logistical reasons
[C] Due to financial crisis
[D] His family denied
[B] Due to logistical reasons

Last Edited: September 5, 2023