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8. The Beggar
– Anton Chekhov
Q. Answer the following Questions –
Q.1. Why did Skvortsov look askance at the beggar ?
Ans. Skvortsov looked askance at the beggar because he had doubts about him .
Q.2. Why did the beggar confess that he lied?
Ans. The beggar confessed that he lied because the narrator threatened him to hand him over to the police.
Q.3. Why was Skvortsov was angry with the beggar ?
Ans. Skvortsov was angry with the beggar because the beggar was begging in the name of a school master to earn more sympathy from people.
Q.4. What made Skvortsov so happy when he met the beggar at the theatre?
Ans. The beggar was in a much better position with a considerable income . it made Skvortsov happy.
Q.5. Why did Olga shed tears over the beggar?
Ans. Olga shed tears over the beggar because she wanted to bring about a change in the beggar’s soul .
Q.6. What was the reason that made Skvortsov feel ashmed and sore?
Ans. Skvortsov felt ashamed and sore at the thought that he had made a pampered , drunken and sick man to do hard rough work in cold.
Q.7. What made the men with the vans laugh at the beggar ?
Ans. The men with the vans laughed at the beggar for his idleness, febleness and ragged coat.
Q.8.Why did the beggar get a merciless scolding ?
Ans. The beggar while begging approached Skvortsov , the narrator . He began to explain his helplessness and tried to convince him for help . However , the narrator recollected his memory and remembered that was the man who just a day back was begging in the name of an expelled student . This time he was begging in the name of a school master . He was using the name of a school master and a student in order to attract more sympathy from people . He was trying to blackmail people emotionally . It made the narrator angry and he scolded him mercilessly and also threatened to hand him over the police.
The Beggar by Anton Chekhov