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VERY SHORT ANSWER TYPE QUESTIONS
Q.1. Do you like a shirker?
Q.2. Who cleans your bedroom In the morning?
Ans. My maid cleans it in the morning.
Q.3. Who cooks food for you?
Ans. My mother cooks food for me.
Q.4. Do you like to take umbrella with you In the rainy season?
Ans. No, I don’t like to carry umbrella with me.
Q.5. Do you go out for a walk in the morning?
SHORT ANSWER TYPE QUESTIONS
Q.1. Who were the two men that the narrator saw?
Ans. The narrator saw two men who were looking for their boat which had gone off when they were trying to disentangle their tow-line.
Q.2.With whom did the narrator go On a river trip ?
Ans. The narrator went on a river trip with a young girl, his cousin.
Q.3.How did the narrator try to find Wallingford lock?
Ans. The narrator consulted a map in order to find Wallingford lock.
Q4. What Information did the narrator get about Wallingford?
Ans. The narrator came to know that there was no Wallingford lock for the last one year.
Q.5. Who told the narrator that Wallingford lock did not exist there for the last one year?
Ans. The occupants of the boat that came near their boat told them that Wallingford lock did not exist there for the last one year.
Q.6. What work was given to George when he joined his friends?
Ans. When George joined his friends, they made him tow them up to Runnymede.
Q.7. How did George try to escape work?
Ans. George tried to escape the work by putting off the tow-lines, but Jim and Harris made him tow.
Q.8. In what way tow-lines are strange and unaccountable?
Ans. Tow-lines are strange and unaccountable because the one who tries to disentangle it, thinks all the faults lie with the man who rolled it up. It is too difficult to disentangle the rolled up tow-lines.
Q.9. Why, according to writer it’s better to let one person tow?
Ans. According to the writer it is better to let one person tow. When two persons are towing, they get chattering and forget the boat.
Q.10. Why did the three friends regret not having stopped at Penton Hook?
Ans. There was a quiet wooded part of the river and a good shelter. The friends desired to enjoy this natural beauty but it was a dull and weary task at the end of the day. They regretted it and wished afterwards that they had stopped at Penton Hook and enjoyed it in the morning when they were refreshed.
Q.11. Which lock was writer looking for? Why couldn’t they find it?
Ans. The writer was looking for the Wallingford lock. They could not find it because there was no Wallingford lock for the last one year.