The tiger died from ___
The tiger died from heart failure.
Who was Nimrod?
Nimrod was a great hunter mentioned in the Bible. He is mentioned in a humorous tone to highlight the contrast in Mrs Packletide’s reasons for hunting a tiger.
Why did Mrs Packletide want to kill a tiger?
It was her desire to outdo her friend that drove her to kill a tiger.
How much money did Mrs. Packletide offered for the opportunity of shooting a tiger?
Mrs. Packletide offered one thousand rupees for the opportunity of shooting a tiger.
Who was Miss Mebbin?
Miss Mebbin was Mrs. Packletide’s paid companion.
Why did Miss Mebbin say that the thousand rupees were too much for the tiger?
Miss Mebbin said that the thousand rupees were too much for the tiger because the tiger was too old.
What type of attitude did miss Mebbin adopted towards money?
Miss Mebbin adopted a protective elder sister attitude towards money.
In what condition they didn’t have to pay the money?
If the tiger didn’t touch the goat they need not to pay.
What is the meaning of ‘tethered’?
‘Tethered’ means fastened.
The tiger died because of _____.
The tiger died because of a heart attack.
Why was Miss Packletide annoyed?
Miss Packletide was annoyed because She had hit the wrong animal.
Why did Mrs Packletide have to give money to Miss Mebbin for the cottage?
Mrs Packletide had to give money to Miss Mebbin for the cottage Because only she knew the truth that Mrs. Packetide had shot the goat and not the tiger.
In what way did the villagers help Mrs Packletide to shoot the tiger?
The villagers made all efforts to confine the tiger in their village. Children were posted day and night on the outskirts to drive the tiger back to the village.
How did Miss Mebbin manage to get her weekend cottage?
Miss Mebbin is very selfish and money-minded.She threatens to divulge the secret to Loona that the tiger had died of heart failure and not from the shot of Mrs Packletide. So she blackmailed her.
What type of lady was Mrs. Packletide?
Mrs. Packletide is a jealous woman.
Why did Loona refuse to look at the illustrated paper?
Loona refused to look at the illustrated paper because she was jealous.
Was Mrs Packletide able to achieve her heart’s desire?
Yes, Mrs Packletide was able to achieve her heart’s desire by killing the tiger.
Why did Louisa Mebbin adopt a protective elder-sister attitude towards money in general?
She hated spending money so she adopted a protective elder-sister attitude towards money in general.
What is the meaning of ostensibly?
Ostensibly means supposedly.
A book of patterns refers to
A book of patterns refers to colour patterns for races.