Saturday, 26 May 2012

10th class-cbse english (NCERT BOOK- First Flight)(short answers) chapter-11 (The proposal)(Anton Chekov)

Answer following questions in about 40 words.

Q1)  Who is livon Lomov and why does he visit Chubukov?
Ans1) Lvon Lomov was a land owner. He wanted to marry daughter, Natalya, of his neighbour chubuknov. So he dressed himself very finely and visited chubukov to propose Natalya.

Q2) How does chubuknov react on hearing Lomov ?
Ans2) Chubuknov was very happy. He embraced and kissed Lomov. He calling him his darling and angel. Actually he also wanted to marry her daughter to Lomovo.

Q3) How do the peasants of chubukov consider Oxen Meadows?
Ans3) The peasants of chubukov had been using Oxen Meadows for the last forty years. They consider it as their own. But actually it belonged to the Lomov.

Q4) Why does Natalya think the Behavior of Lomov ‘strange’?
Ans4) Natalya thought the behavior of Lomov ‘strange’ because she considered the Oxen Meadows as her own land and Lomov was presenting this land to Chubukov. She told him that they have considered him as a good neighbor but he has been thinking as if the   chubukov’s were gypsies.

Some more questions for practice.

Answer following questions in about 40 words.

Q1) What made Natalya soft for Lomov ?

Q2) What does chubukov point out about the dog of the Lomov?

Q3) On seeing Lomov Unconscious, How does chubukov react?


  1. Mr Sharma should stick to his subject.He is making a total hash of the lessons. He is doing a great disservice to students by coming up with these answers.He doesn't seem to have understood the play at all.

  2. Why did chubkov feel gulity at last?