Friday, 9 December 2011

9th class-cbse english(NCERT BOOK-Beehive)(short answers)Chapter-3(The little Girl ) (Katherine Mansfield)

Q) Answer following questions in about 40 words.

Q1) Why was Kezia afraid of her father?
Ans1) Kezia was a little sensitive girl. Her father was very aggressive. Actually he got tired from his daily work. He always spoke loudly. He never played with her. He never showed affection to her. This made her afraid of her father.

Q2) Who was Mr. Macdonald?
Ans2) Mr. MacDonald was Kezia’s neighbor. He loved his children. Though, he had five children. He played with them. They would hang on to his coat. They would laugh together. If anyone made any mistake, he was never angry with them. Rather, he laughed it away. He was a very kind father.

Q3) Why was kezia punished by her Father? Was he right?
Ans3) Kezia wanted to give a present to her father on his birthday .She decided tomake a cushion for him. For that she needed some papers to put into a pin-cushion. She put her father’s paper into the pin cushion. So she was punished by her father.
Father was not right to punish her. He should have talked to her politely. He should understand her feelings.

Q4) What did Kezia’s father do when she had the nightmare?
Ans4) Once kezia had a nightmare. In the nightmare she saw a butcher with a knife and a rope. She cried and called her Grandmother. But her father came running. He picked her up into his arms. He took her in his room. He pressed her affectionately. Her fear faded away and she went to sleep.

Q5) What were Kezia’s feelings about her father after the nightmare incident?
Ans5) Kezia’s feelings about her father totally changed. She realized that he had to work very hard everyday. So, he could not be like Mr. MacDonald. kezia found  his hardness only outer. He was very kind inside. Kezia started loving and appreciating her father.

Some More Questions for practice
Q) Answer following questions in about 40 words.

Q1) What did Granny think of the father?

Q2) How did kezia’s grandmother encourage her to know her father better ?

Q3) What did kezia’s father usually do in the evening?

Q4) How was Kezia’s father different from Mr. MacDonald?

1 comment:

  1. Just as the the others this author is reliable. But all questions from the book is not there..