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2.Mrs Packletide’s Tiger by Saki
Class – 10 CBSE BOARD
Extract Based Questions :-
Q.1. As for Mrs. Loona Bimberton , she refused to look at an illustrate paper for weeks and her letter of thanks for the gift of a tiger – claw broorch was a model of repressed emotions.
(a) Why did Mrs. Loona Bimberton not look at the papers for the week?
(b) The word …. In the extract means ‘ restrained’.
(c) Why were ber emotions ‘repressed’?
(d) State the motive behind presenting a tiger – claw brooch to Loona Bimberton?
Ans. (a) The newspapers were full of news about Mrs. Packletide’s tiger hunt. Mrs. Loona Bimberton probably couldn’t stand the sight of Mrs.Packletide being praised so much.
(c) She was jealous of the attention Mrs. Packletide was getting but she couldn’t do anything about it . hence her emotions were repressed .
(d) Mrs. Packletide presented a tiger – claw brooch to Loona Bimberton just to satisfy her own envious attribute .
Q.2. “How amused every one would be if they knew what really happened”.
(a) The word ………in the extract is a synonym of ‘delighted.’
(b) What is the speaker trying to say ?
(c) What was the tone of the speaker ?
(d) Explain the intricacies of ‘what really happened’ .
Ans. (a) ‘amused’
(b) Louisa Mebbin is trying to say that Mrs. Packletide’s tiger hunt was a failure , and if somebody got to know about it then Mrs Packletide’s social reputation would surely be tarnished.
(c) the tone of the speaker appears to be threatening.
(d) ‘what really happened’ indicates that the tiger was not shot dead by the bullet but it died due to heart failure.
Mrs Packletide’s Tiger Extract Based Questions
Mrs Packletide’s Tiger