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Test: Rattrap- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 1

The world had, of course, never been very kind to him, so it gave him unwanted joy to think ill of it in this way. It became a cherished pastime of his, during many dreary plodding, to think of people he knew who had let themselves be caught in the dangerous snare, and of others who were still circling around the bait.

Q. Which thought used to give him joy?

Detailed Solution for Test: Rattrap- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 1 To see people get trapped in the bait of joys is the thought used to give him joy.
Test: Rattrap- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 2

The stranger must have seemed incredulous, for the old man got up and went to the window, took down a leather pouch which hung on a nail in the very window frame, and picked out three wrinkled ten-kronor bills. These he held up before the eyes of his guest, nodding knowingly, and then stuffed them back into the pouch.

Q. Why did the old man show the stranger ten kronor bills?

Detailed Solution for Test: Rattrap- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 2 He showed the stranger the thirty kronor picking out of the pouch hung at the window frame. He stuffed them back and put it as usual. He did so to test the integrity of the peddler. In other words it was a bait for the peddler to verify his honesty.
Test: Rattrap- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 3

The stranger must have seemed incredulous, for the old man got up and went to the window, took down a leather pouch which hung on a nail in the very window frame, and picked out three wrinkled ten-kronor bills. These he held up before the eyes of his guest, nodding knowingly, and then stuffed them back into the pouch.

Q. Pick out the word which has the similar meaning as ‘unwilling or unable to believe something‘.

Detailed Solution for Test: Rattrap- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 3 Unwilling or unable to believe something means Incredulous.
Test: Rattrap- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 4

The stranger must have seemed incredulous, for the old man got up and went to the window, took down a leather pouch which hung on a nail in the very window frame, and picked out three wrinkled ten-kronor bills. These he held up before the eyes of his guest, nodding knowingly, and then stuffed them back into the pouch.

Q. Who was the ‘old man‘ in the given lines?

Detailed Solution for Test: Rattrap- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 4 He used to be a crofter (someone who rents and works a small farm) at Ramsjö Ironworks, but now survives by selling the milk from his “extraordinary” cow. The old man is kind and generous, but the peddler repays his generosity by stealing thirty kronor from him after the crofter shows him where he keeps the money.
Test: Rattrap- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 5

The stranger must have seemed incredulous, for the old man got up and went to the window, took down a leather pouch which hung on a nail in the very window frame, and picked out three wrinkled ten-kronor bills. These he held up before the eyes of his guest, nodding knowingly, and then stuffed them back into the pouch.

Q. What did the stranger do later?

Detailed Solution for Test: Rattrap- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 5 The rattrap peddler was tempted by the thirty kronors he had seen in the leather pouch of the old crofter. He returned half an hour later, smashed a window pane, stuck in his hand and got hold of the pouch. He took out the money and thrust it into his own pocket. Thus, he robbed the old crofter.
Test: Rattrap- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 6

All at once, he recalled his thoughts about the world and the rattrap. now his own turn had come. He had let himself be fooled by a bait and had been caught. The whole forest, with its trunks and branches, its thickets and fallen logs, closed in upon him like an impenetrable prison from which he could never escape.

Q. What did he recall?

Detailed Solution for Test: Rattrap- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 6 He walked and walked without coming to the end of the woods and finally he realised that he had been walking in the same part of the forest. He recalled his thought about the world big rattrap. He thought now his turn had come and he himself had been caught in this rattrap.
Test: Rattrap- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 7

All at once, he recalled his thoughts about the world and the rattrap. now his own turn had come. He had let himself be fooled by a bait and had been caught. The whole forest, with its trunks and branches, its thickets and fallen logs, closed in upon him like an impenetrable prison from which he could never escape.

Q. How did he feel when trapped in the forest?

Detailed Solution for Test: Rattrap- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 7 The peddler felt himself to be a rat who had been caught in a rat trap. The money he had stolen seemed like a bait. The whole forest seemed to him like an impenetrable prison from which he could never escape.
Test: Rattrap- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 8

All at once, he recalled his thoughts about the world and the rattrap. now his own turn had come. He had let himself be fooled by a bait and had been caught. The whole forest, with its trunks and branches, its thickets and fallen logs, closed in upon him like an impenetrable prison from which he could never escape.

Q. Who is ‘He‘ in the above lines?

Detailed Solution for Test: Rattrap- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 8 The peddler with the rattraps, the old crofter and the ironmaster all suffer from loneliness. The peddler is called a tramp, a vagabond and stranger at various points of the story. He moves wearily from one place to the other. He is lost in his own thoughts.
Test: Rattrap- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 9

All at once, he recalled his thoughts about the world and the rattrap. now his own turn had come. He had let himself be fooled by a bait and had been caught. The whole forest, with its trunks and branches, its thickets and fallen logs, closed in upon him like an impenetrable prison from which he could never escape.

Q. Why had his own turn come?

Detailed Solution for Test: Rattrap- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 9 As the rattrap peddler walked along with the money in his pocket he felt quite pleased with his smartness. All at once he recalled his thoughts about the world and the rattrap. It is at this moment that he realizes that his own turn had come. He had let himself be fooled by a bait and got himself caught.
Test: Rattrap- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 10

The blacksmiths glanced only casually and indifferently at the intruder. He looked the way people of his type usually did, with a long beard, dirty, ragged, and with a bunch of rattraps dangling on his chest. He asked permission to stay, and the master blacksmith nodded a haughty consent without honouring him with a single word.

Q. How was he looking?

Detailed Solution for Test: Rattrap- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 10 He looked the way people of his type usually did, with a long beard, dirty, ragged, and with a bunch of rattraps dangling on his chest.
Test: Rattrap- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 11

The blacksmiths glanced only casually and indifferently at the intruder. He looked the way people of his type usually did, with a long beard, dirty, ragged, and with a bunch of rattraps dangling on his chest. He asked permission to stay, and the master blacksmith nodded a haughty consent without honouring him with a single word.

Q. Which word in the passage is the antonym of ‘disapproval‘?

Detailed Solution for Test: Rattrap- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 11 Antonym of ‘disapproval‘ is Permission.
Test: Rattrap- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 12

The blacksmiths glanced only casually and indifferently at the intruder. He looked the way people of his type usually did, with a long beard, dirty, ragged, and with a bunch of rattraps dangling on his chest. He asked permission to stay, and the master blacksmith nodded a haughty consent without honouring him with a single word.

Q. Who is the intruder here?

Detailed Solution for Test: Rattrap- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 12 Rattrap peddler is intruder here.
Test: Rattrap- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 13

The blacksmiths glanced only casually and indifferently at the intruder. He looked the way people of his type usually did, with a long beard, dirty, ragged, and with a bunch of rattraps dangling on his chest. He asked permission to stay, and the master blacksmith nodded a haughty consent without honouring him with a single word.

Q. Where did he want to stay?

Detailed Solution for Test: Rattrap- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 13 The peddler explained that he had not tried to pretend as his acquaintance. He was not at fault. All along he had maintained that he was a poor trader. He had pleaded and begged to be allowed to stay in the forge.
Test: Rattrap- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 14

Naturally, the first thing he saw was the tall ragamuffin who had eased his way so close to the furnace that steam rose from his wet rags. The ironmaster did not follow the example of the blacksmiths, who had hardly deigned to look at the stranger. He walked close up to him, looked him over very carefully, then tore off his slouch hat to get a better view of his face.

Q. Who is tall ragamuffin?

Detailed Solution for Test: Rattrap- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 14 Tall ragamuffin is also called the "Rattrap peddler" because he is a travelling hawker who sells rattraps. He is also called a "tramp" because he is a stroller. When the ironmaster saw him first he thought that he was "the tall ragamuffin" because he was a tall fellow wearing shabby clothes.
Test: Rattrap- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 15

Naturally, the first thing he saw was the tall ragamuffin who had eased his way so close to the furnace that steam rose from his wet rags. The ironmaster did not follow the example of the blacksmiths, who had hardly deigned to look at the stranger. He walked close up to him, looked him over very carefully, then tore off his slouch hat to get a better view of his face.

Q. Which word in the passage means ‘to do something that one considers to be below one’s dignity ‘?

Detailed Solution for Test: Rattrap- Extract Based Type Questions- 2 - Question 15 To do something that one considers to be below one’s dignity means Deigned.
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