Sunday, 22 April 2012

8th class -cbse english(It so happen) Chapter-3 (The selfish giant) (Oscar Wilde)

Answer following questions in short.

Q1) Why is the Giant called selfish?
Ans1) The giant is called selfish because he had built a wall around his garden so that no one could enter or play in his beautiful garden.

Q2) When Spring came; it was still winter in the garden. What does winter stand for or indicate here?
Ans2) It indicates that there were neither flowers nor birds could be seen in the garden.

Q3) Was the Giant happy or sad over the state of the garden?
Ans3) The Giant was sad over the state of the garden. Neither birds flew nor did flowers grow there.

Q4) The Giant saw a most wonderful sight. What did he see?
Ans4) The Giant saw that the children had made a hole in the wall and entered his garden. They were sitting on the tree branches. There was a little child in every tree. These were covered with flowers. The birds were also flying and chirping. This was a most wonderful sight.

Q5) What did  he realize on seeing it ?
Ans5) The Giant realized that the winter of his garden can end only if he allowed children to enter and play in the garden.

Q6) Why was it still winter in one corner of the garden ?
Ans6) There was still water in one corner of the Giant’s garden because in that corner was standing a little boy who could not climb upon the branches of the tree.

Q7) What change came in the Giant’s heart?
Ans7) The Giant’s heart melted. He decided to break down the wall of his garden. He really felt very sorry for his selfish act.


  1. some question were not answered....

  2. sir please post the important questions of class 8 for exams.