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VERY SHORT ANSWER TYPE QUESTIONS
Q.1. Do you like those policemen who accept bribe?
Q.2. will sing if you do not know how to sing?
Q.3.Who takes your pet dog out In the morning?
Ans. My servant takes my pet dog out in the morning.
Q.4. What Is your favourite colour ? Why?
Ans. Red. 1 like this colour because it is bright.
Q5. Do you tie your pet dog at night?
Ans. No, I allow him to wander about in the courtyard.
SHORT ANSWER TYPE QUESTIONS
Q.1. How did a man try to blackmail Jim and Harris?
Ans. Jim and Harris stopped under the willows by Kempton Park and lunched. A gentleman came there and asked them if they knew they were tresspassing. He threatened to remove them. But actually he wanted a shilling and was trying to blackmail them.
Q.2. What was Harris’ ‘fixed Idea’ ? What did his friends think about him ?
Ans. He thought that he could sing a comic song. But all his friends thought that he could not sing a song and would never be able to sing and that he should not be allowed to sing.
Q.3. Who brought the German singer to sing a song ? How did the narrator react to the song?
Ans. The two young students from Germany brought the German singer to sing a song. The narrator did not understand German. He simply watched the young men. When they Uttered, the narrator tittered. When they roared, the narrator also roared
Q.4. Was the song comic ? What was it all about?
Ans. No, the song was not comic at all.it was about a young girl who had given up her life to save her lover’s soul . It was a tragic song.
Q.5. What was the Duchess of York fond of?
Ans. The Duchess of York was fond of dogs. She had a special graveyard made for the large number of dogs that she kept.
Q.6. Why Jim and Harris wanted to kill the owner of the park?
Ans. They wanted to kill the owner of the park for employing a blackmailer keeper who declined the offer of bread and jam but wanted a shilling in return of trespassing the park.
Q.7. In what situation Harris wanted to sing a comic song?
Ans. Harris is so furious on the matter of blackmailing them by the gentleman in shirt-sleeves and a short pipe that he wants to kill the owner of the park with all his kith and kin and even to burn their house and then he wants to sing a comic song on their ruins.
Q.8. Who was Herr Boschen? What happened with him?
Ans. Herr Boschan was a German singer. Once he had made the German Emperor weep by his tragic song. In the present episode, it is told that he is going to sing his famous comic song. Nobody understood the German language so they laughed and tittered thinking it a comic song whereas it was really a tragic song. The singer was surprised and even angry to see people laughing rather than weeping.
Q.9. Why did the two people insulted the singer?
Ans. The two young men who had just returned from Germany seemed restless and uncomfortable in the fashionable party. The polished conversation and the high-class tastes of the people at the party, were beyond them. So they felt humiliated and in order to take revenge, they insulted the singer.
Q.10. What had George brought with him and why?
Ans. He brought a curious oilskin-covered parcel in his hand and that was not a frying pan but a banjo.