Wednesday, 23 May 2012

10th class-cbse english (NCERT BOOK-First Flight)(short answers) chapter-1 (A letter to God)(G. L. Fuentes)


Answer following questions in about 40 words.

Q1) How did Lencho express his happiness when rains come and how did he explained the raindrops? Why did his happiness turned into sorrow?
A ns1) Lencho field were ready with corn crop. He was waiting for the rain. When the rain came he became very happy. He explained these rain drops as coins. But his happiness turned into sorrow, when the large hailstones started to fall. All of his crop destroyed.

Q2) How did hailstones affect Lencho‘s life?
Ans1) Lencho, a simple farmer, grew corn in his field and he wanted only a downpour. Rain came. He was very happy. But his happiness was short lived. Rain turned into hailstones. Not a leaf remained on the field. The crop was totally destroyed. There was nobody to help him. His life filled with sorrow.

Q3) What kind of a person was the postmaster? What did the postmaster do so as not to shake Lencho’s faith in god?
Ans3) The postmaster was a very kind and fun-loving man. He was impressed by the faith of Lench in God. He decided to help Lencho so that his faith in god did not shake. He collected 70 pesos from his employees and friends for Lencho.

Q4) Why did Lencho angry when he received the letter. How did he do then?
Ans4) When lencho received the letter he was not surprised but he was very angry because the envelope contained only seventy pesos and he had demanded 100 pesos. He knew that God could not deny his demand and he could not have made a mistake also. Immediately he wrote second letter to god and asked for remaining money.

Q5) What made Lencho call the post office employees a bunch of crooks?
Ans5) Lencho thought that god had sent him hundred pesos but post office employees gave him only seventy pesos. They had stolen thirty pesos. So he called the post office employees as a bunch of crooks

Some more questions for practice.

Answer following questions in about 40 words.

Q1) Why did Lencho write a letter to God?

Q2) What did Lencho write in his first letter to God?

Q3) Lencho had only one hope. What was it?

Q4) Why did the postmaster laugh at Lencho’s letter?

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