Saturday, 26 May 2012

10th class-cbse english (NCERT BOOK-First Flight)(short answers) chapter-5 (The hundred dresses (part-1))( El Bsor Estar)


Answer following questions in about 40 words.

Q1) Why did other girls see Wanda different from them? How did they treat her?
Ans1) To other girls Wanda’s name was funny. It was different from the usual names in that area. Moreover Wanda lived on Boggins Heights and her clothes were not so clean. She was a laughing stock of other girls. They made fun of her hundred dresses.

Q2) Who was peggy? Why and how did she make fun of Wanda?
Ans2) Peggy was the most popular, pretty and rich girl in the school. Peggy made fun of Wanda because she always wore a faded blue dress. Peggy and her friend surrounded Wanda and asked her to tell how many dresses she had in her closet. Then they burst into laughter.

Q3)  How can you estimate that Peggy was a soft girl?
Ans3) Peggy was a soft girl. It was her habit to protect smaller children from bullies. On seeing an animal mistreated, she cried for hours together. She was cruel to Wanda only because she always claimed to have hundred dresses in her closet that Peggy thought could not be true.

Q4) When did Maddie feel embarrassed? What did she do then?
Ans4) Maddie felt embarrassed when Peggy teased Wanda by asking questions on dress. She would say nothing, but she thought if Peggy had not disturbed Wanda. She was pained at heart.

Q5) Who won the girl’ medal? Do you think the winner deserved it?
Ans5) Wanda petonski had won the girls’ medal. She rightfully deserved it because she had designed one hundred dresses. All were different, colourful and beautiful. She was very talented and praised by all.

Some more questions for practice.

Answer following questions in about 40 words.

Q1) Where in the classroom does Wanda sit and why?

Q2) Did Wanda have a hundred dresses? Why did she say so and how did she prove that?

Q3) Why did Maddie think that Peggy would win the contest?

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