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VERY SHORT ANSWER TYPE QUESTIONS
Q.1. How will you carry a cake In your bag?
Ans. I’ll keep the cake in an airtight container. I’ll, then, place the container in my bag.
Q.2. Where should you throw the garbage?
Ans. We should throw the garbage in a garbage container.
Q.3. Do you get Irritated when you have to unpack your bag to keep your shoes Ink?
Q.4. Do you like a cheese sandwich at breakfast?
Q.5. Do you want someone to help you make a cup of tea?
Ans. No, I can make a cup of tea myself.
SHORT ANSWER TYPE QUESTIONS
Q.1Why didn’t they want to carry oil with them?
Ans . They didn’t want to carry oil with them because earlier they had a bad experience. The oil oozed down to the rudder and into the river and spoiled the whole atmosphere. Even the wind brought with it the fragrance of paraffin oil.
Q.2. What were the food Items that George wanted them to take with them ?
Ans . George wanted that they should take with them eggs, bacon, cold meat, tea, bread and butter and jam.
Q.3 Why didn’t they want to take cheese with them ?
Ans. They didn’t want to take cheese with them because cheese, like oil, gave strong smell.
Q.4. What was the effect of the smell of cheeses on the horses?
Ans. The smell of the cheeses made the horses fin at a fast speed. They were beyond control.
Q.5. How did Montmorency create a mess?
Ans . Montmorency created a mess by putting his leg into the jam. He, then, pretended that the lemon were rats and got into the hamper and killed three of them before Harris could land him with a frying pan.
Q.6 Why did the three friends not want to take oil along?
Ans. Once they had taken up an oil-stove. It oozed and spread all over the river and boat. It smelt all through their journey and spoilt the atmosphere. So they prefer a methylated spirit stove to paraffin oil stove.
Q.7. Why didn’t George want cheese to be included in the breakfast item?
Ans. Jim reminds a funny event when he took cheese from Liverpool to London. The smell of cheese made the horse dash off in terror. While travelling in a train, nobody entered that bogey because of strong smell of the cheese. His friend’s wife was annoyed of the smell and left the house. So he avoids cheese.
Q.8. Why did the horse get terrified?
Ans. The horse was irritated by the sharp smell of the cheese and it dashed off in terror with great speed.
Q.9. How and why did the train carriage got empty?
Ans. The writer was travelling in a train compartment with some cheese. It smelt so bad and strong that all the passengers ran off and nobody dared enter that compartment. The carriage was left empty.
Q.10 Why did the writer feel so wild when Harris said, “Aren’t you going to put the boots in”?
Ans. The writer, while packing, forgot to put the boots in the bag and when he shut and strapped it, Harris knowingly asked him the question. George laughed irritatingly and senselessly at his forgetfulness. The writer felt ashamed and wild.
Q.11. What happened to the pies packed at bottom?
Ans. The pies were packed at the bottom of the bag and heavy things were packed on top so the pies were smashed.
Q.12 Why did Jim want to get up at six?
Ans. Because he wanted to write some letters.