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VERY SHORT ANSWER TYPE QUESTIONS
Q.1. Should you finish your work before you sleep ?
Ans. Yes, we should finish our work before we sleep.
Q.2. What will you do If your sleep Is disturbed at midnight?
Ans. I’ll read a book for sometime and then try to sleep.
Q.3. Do you help your mother In the kitchen ?
Q.4. When do you get angry?
Ans. I get angry when my will is not carried out.
Q.5. Do you like to share your food with your find?
SHORT ANSWER TYPE QUESTIONS
Q.1. What did George suggest his friends?
Ans. George’s friends intended to take the supper and go to bed that night. But George suggested them that they should put up the cover before eating supper.
Q.2. How did they feel after eating the supper?
Ans. They felt contented and happy. They realised that they were quarrelsome and ill-tempered before eating the supper. After eating the food they began to love each other and everybody.
Q.3. Why couldn’t the narrator sleep that night?
Ans. The narrator couldn’t sleep that night because the sound of the lapping water round the boat and the wind among the branches kept him restless and disturbed.
Q.4. How was the night described ?
Ans. It was a glorious night. The moon had sunk and left the quiet earth alone with the stars. It was full of comfort and of strength. Night, like some great loving mother, gently laid her hand upon their feverish heads and removed their pain.
Q.5. What story did the narrator relate?
Ans. The narrator related the story of a good knight who was lost in the dark forest. The name of the dark forest was Sorrow. The good knight saw a vision.
Q.6. Why did the three dropped the idea of camping at Magna Charta?
Ans. Now they didn’t want to look at any scenery but just to eat supper and go to bed, so they dropped the idea of camping there.
Q.7. Why George suggested to make camp first?
Ans. He suggested to put up the tent before eating supper because it was getting dark and they might not be able to see what they were doing.
Q.8. Give one example each to show the changed behaviour of three friends after supper.
Ans. After supper all of them felt deeply contented and satisfied with themselves and with the world. Harris, in moving about, trod on George’s corn. George was not annoyed but he only said, “Steady, old man”, and nothing happened. Had this happened before supper there would have been a scene. Harris also was very humble and regretted by saying, “oh I’m sorry, old chap.” George said why could not they be always like this, away from the sin and temptation, leading sober and peaceful lives and doing good. Jim said it was the sort of thing he had often longed for himself. Thus they behaved politely and friendly.
Q.9. Why could the writer not sleep after the supper?
Ans. The writer felt restless and uncomfortable because of the hardness of the boat, novelty of the place and the sound of the lapping water round the boat.
Q.10. How does a person feel when his stomach is empty according to Jim?
Ans. He feels tired and annoyed. He cannot work, he cannot think, even he cannot bear someone talking about anything.