1.A.Write the correct alternative
(i)Swami’s description of Samuel was—d) vague
(ii)Swami was conscious of Samuel’s—c) love for him
(iii)Swami stopped on the roadside for being—a) confused
(iv)The letter contained –b) complaints
(v)Swami knew Samuel to be very—c) friendly
B.Complete the following sentence
(i)Other teacher were not as friendly as
(ii)Swami’s conscience bothered him because he was not sure about his description of Samuel
(iii)Swami was filled with sorrow as he thought of Samuel
C.Answer the following question
(i)How did Swami recall Samuel?
Ans. Swami recalled that Samuel had dark face, thin moustache and unshaven cheeks.
(ii)What is Swami’s personal estimation about Samuel?
Ans. According to Swami Samuel was not a bad man, actually he was more friendly than other teachers and he had a special regard for Swami
2.A.Write the correct alternative
(i)The expression ‘You do not blink an eye ‘ suggests the poet’s—a) indifference
(ii)The poet will be put to death if he does not – d) keep his oath
(iii)The expression “You will plant two” emphasizes on—a) more plantation
(iv)According to the oak tree the poet was born but never—c) developed any sense
B.Answer the following questions
(i)What cruel activities are done on oak trees?
Ans. Oak trees are being chopped down and torn up regularly.
(ii)How will the poet be punished if he does not swear?
Ans. If the poet does not swear to plant oak trees the black oak bark will wrinkle over him and he will be rooted among the oaks.
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