Tuesday, 1 May 2012

7th class-cbse english (An alien hand) Chapter-7 (Chandni) (Zakir Husain)

Answer following questions in short.

Q1) Why did Abbu Khan’s goats want to run away? What happened to them in the hills?
Ans1) Abbu Khan’s goats always wanted to live on the grassy hills slopes. They loved their freedom. They were of the best mountain breed. They did not like to be tied to some tree or pole in Abbu khan’s compound. So they wanted to run away.

Q2) Abbu khan said, “No more goats in my house ever again.” Then he changed his mind. Why?
Ans2) Abbu khan loved his pets and could not live without them. Moreover he was very old and lonely. So he changed his mind and bought a young goat.

Q3) Why did he buy a young goat?
Ans3) Abbu khan thought that a young goat would stay with him much longer. She would love him as well as the food that he would give her. She would never leave him.

Q4) Why did chadani hate the rope around her neck?
Ans4) Chadani hate the rope around her neck because it stopped her from running to the hills. She desperately wanted to go to the hills.

Q5) “Now Abbu Khan understood Chadani’s problem …’ What was chadani’s problem ?
Ans5) Chadani’s problem was that she was a mountain goat and she loved her freedom. She wanted to go to the hills. She hated to live with the rope around her neck. So she stopped eating and became moody.

Q6) Why did Chandani refuse to join the group of wild goats?
Ans6) Chandani refused to join the group of wild goats because she wanted to enjoy her newly got freedom alone.

Q7) Why did the wise old bird say, “Chandni is the winner”?
Ans7)   The wise old bird said that Chandni was the winner because though she was small and weak compared to the wolf, she put up really a brave fight. She did not try to run away but stood firmly to fight. She struggled all though the night but was killed in the morning. She chose death in an open field over life in a closed hut.

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