Saturday, 5 May 2012

9th class-cbse english(NCERT BOOK-Beehive)(long answers) Chapter-11(If I were You) (Douglas James)

Q) Answer following questions in about 100 words.

Q1) Why did the intruder break into Gerrand’s cottage?
        How Gerrard was able to trap the intruder? 
Ans1) The intruder was a criminal. He had killed a policeman. Police was chasing like a hunted rat. Mr. Gerrand looked like him. He also lived a lonely life and very few people knew about him. Intruder wanted to kill him and took his identify. He studied his expressions, movement and style. He broke into Gerrard’s lonely cottage. He wanted to kill him and live as Gerrand to dodge the police. But Gerrard outwitted the intruder. He told him that he was also a murderer and the police might come anytime. The intruder was convinced and agreed to help Gerrard. But Gerrard cleverly trapped him in a cupboard and handed him to the police.

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