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Engine Trouble by R.K. Narayan Summary

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What are the circumstances that lead to the narrator taking possession of a road engine in 'Engine Trouble?'

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1. In 'Engine Trouble,' all of these happen after the prize winning EXCEPT which?

2. What is the narrator's solution to his problems in 'Engine Trouble?'

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Complete the worksheet and quiz, seeing how much knowledge you have about ''Engine Trouble'' by R.K. Narayan. Events that happen after the prize winning and the narrator's solution to his problems are topics you'll see on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to see how much you know about:

  • The ultimate fate of the engine
  • Narrator's solution to his problems
  • The cost of rent according to the narrator
  • Circumstances that lead to the narrator taking the road engine

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about things that happen after the prize winning
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on the short story ''Engine Trouble'' by R.K. Narayan
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about what ultimately happens to the engine and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

''Engine Trouble'' by R.K. Narayan Summary is a lesson that allows you to keep learning about:

  • The meaning of gaiety
  • Significance of winning a road engine
  • Troubles the narrator experiences once he's released from jail
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