Saturday, 26 May 2012

10th class-cbse english (NCERT BOOK-First Flight)(short answers) chapter-7 (Glimpses of India-A Baker from Goa)(Lucio Rodrigues)


Answer following questions in about 40 words.

Q1) What does the author tell about the baker when he was a child in Goa?
Ans1) The author told that during his childhood, the baker were the most important person of the society. He visited a house twice a day. The jingling sound indicated his arrival.

Q2) How can one recognize a baker?
 Ans2) A baker is recognize by his musical entry of jingling of the bamboo stick. He supported the basket on his head with one hand and  banged the bamboo on the ground with the other hand.

Q3) How would the children behave on the arrival of a baker?
Ans3) The children would rush towards the baker. They climbed on a bench to peep into the basket. Ladies f the house purchased loaves for the elders and the bangles for the children.

Q4)What used to be the dress of a baker?
Ans4)The baker wore a dress known as kabai. It was a peculiar dress. It consisted of a single piece frock down to the knees. Later in the childhood of the author the dress of bakers changed. Now he wore a shirt and trousers shorter than full length but longer than half pants.

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