today we are going to tell you Mrs. Packletide .FRIENDS READ THIS QUESTIONS AND ANSWER AND UPDATE YOURSELF
Class -10 CBSE BOARD
Q.3. “How you shot the goat and frightened the tiger to death” said Louisa Mebbin with her disagreeably pleasant laugh .
(a) In the above statement Louisa Mebbin is making fun of Mrs. Packletide Why?
(b) Which characteristic of Louisa Mebbin is highlighted in the above extract?
(c) Which word in the above extract means the same as scared ?
(d) What hidden intentions were there for Louisa Mebbin when she made the statement ?
Ans. (a) Louisa Mebbin made fun of Mrs. Packletide because instead of killing the tiger. Mrs. Packletide shot the goat.
(b) It reveals her opportunism and a keen sense of observation.
(c) The word is ‘frightened’.
(d) Louisa Mebbin was trying to invoke the idea that she knew the truth of the tiger hunt and she needed some favour to keep herself mum.
Q.4. Mrs Packletide indulges in no more big game shooting . “ The incidental expenses are so heavy , “ she confides to inquiring friends.
(a) The word ……. In the extract means ‘ Secondary’ .
(b) What lesson does Mrs Packletide learn during the big game hunting ?
(c) How did the incidental expenses become heavy ?
(d) How would you asses the heavy expenses of Mrs Packletide ?
Ans. (a) ‘ incidental ‘
(b) Mrs.Packletide had suffered a hunger loss in her attempt to out do her rivel and thus dropped the idea of indulging in big game hunting .
(c) Apart from RS 1000 promised to the villagers Mrs. Packletide to pay Rs.680 for Louisa Mebbin’s week end cottage incidentally . this made the incidental expenses too heavy for Mrs.Packletide.
(d) Mrs.Packletide’s heavy expressed are ian example of unplanned and fame seeking act. She should have thought of every possibilities but she was maddened at the hunting of tiger .