Silk Road by Nick Middleton - Very Short / Objective Type Questions

Prepare Silk Road written by Nick Middleton - Very Short / Objective Type Questions with answers for 11th students from the book named Hornbill - Based on NCERT books for CBSE HBSE and other boards

Silk Road by Nick Middleton

Q. Who is the writer of the travelogue named Silk Road ?

Answer - Nick Middleton

Q. Which city/ town were the narrator leaving one day ?

Answer - Ravu

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Q. Where were the narrator and his friends heading towards ?

Answer - Mount Kailash

Q. Why were the narrator and his friends heading towards Mount Kailash ?

Answer - To complete kora

Q. What did Lhamo present to the narrator ?

Answer - Long-sleeved sheepskin coat

Q. How did he look in the long-sleeved sheepskin coat ?

Answer - He looked like drokba

Q. Who was his driver ?

Answer - Tsetan

Q. Who was the third person accompanying them ?

Answer - Daniel

Q. Which town did they get off while taking a short cut ?

Answer - Changtang

Q. What was the main hurdle / problem while moving towards Mount Kailash ?

Answer - Snow

Q. Which animals did they find on the way ?

Answer - Gazelles, ass, sheep and dogs

Q. Who stood guard  of Nomads' dark tents ?

Answer - A huge black dog, a Tibetan mastiff

Q. Where were these dogs popular ?

Answer - In China's Imperial Courts as hunting dogs

Q. Which route was used in taking them as tribute from Tibet ?

Answer - Silk Road

Q. Which town did they reach which was situated on the shore of a lake ?

Answer - Hor

Q. Which lake is this ?

Answer - Manasarovar

Q. According to ancient Hindu and Buddhist cosmology, the lake is a source of the following rivers ......

Answer - The Indus, the Ganges, the Sutlej, the Brahamaputra

Q. Where had he had his lunch of noodles ?

Answer -Inside a long canvas tent part of a work-camp

Q. Where had Daniel returned to ?

Answer - Lhasa

Q. Where had the narrator taken tea and who served him tea ?

Answer - In Hor's only cafe and a Chinese youth in military uniform served him with tea.

Q. Where had he reached before kora ?

Answer - Darchen

Q. Whom did he meet in the Darchen's cafe ?

Answer - Norbu

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