Sunday, 12 June 2011

Lesson 8 : A Game of Chance | Class VI (6th) English Textbook - Honeysuckle


1.Question. Why do you think Rasheed's uncle asked him  not to buy anything in his absence?
Answer. The uncle new how to the clever shopkeeper could cheat a littl innocent boy. So he warned Rasheed neither to buy  anything in his absence, nor go from that place.

2.Question. Why was the shop called 'Lucky Shop'?
Answer.  The shop was called Lucky shop because it gave a chance to try one's luck.One had to select six discs and total  the numbers written on it. He paid 50 paise and won the thing marked with that total number.

3.Question. An old man won a clock and sold it back to the shopkeeper. How much money did he make?
Anwser. The  old man added up the numbers or six discs. He got a beautiful clock marked 15 the shopkeeper bought back  the clock. The  old man made Rs.15 and went away very pleased.

4.Question. How many prizes did the boy win? What were they?
Answer. The boy won for prizes in all. these were a comb, a fountain pen, a wrist watch and a table lamp.

5.Question.Why was Rasheed upset?
Answer. Rasheed was upset because he bad lost all his money and got nothing.He called it his bad nothing.
He called it is  bad luck.His uncle explained to him that he had been be fooled and cheated by the shopkeeper.

6.Question. In what way did the shopkeeper make a fool of Rasheed?
Answer. The shopkeeper played tricks to tempt Rasheed to try his luck. Every time Radheed played the game, he got only some cheap thing which was bought back by the  shopkeeper. In this way Rasheed lost all his money.

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