A LETTER TO GOD || 10TH ENGLISH 1st LESSON || ईश्वर के नाम पत्र Passage Question And Answers
SUMMARY OF THE LESSON
Lencho was a hard working farmer he he lived he lived in a valley his house was situates on the top of the hill he could see his fields from there he expected a good crop of the field needed some showers he was hopeful for rain
during his meal it began to rain lencho was overjoyed he went out no to fool the pleasure of rain but suddenly a strong wind came and large hailstones began to fall it hailed for an hour the field was white the corn was totally destroys
lencho told his sons that thay would go hungry that year there was no one who could them all through the night night lencho thought of only one hope the help of god llencho believed that god s eyes saw everything he would not let let them die of hunger
the following sun day he wrote a letter to god he wrote god if you don t help me my family and l will go hungry this year l need a hundred pesos for sustenance he wrote to god on the envelope he put the letter inside and went to town at the post office he placed a stamp on on the letter and dropped it into the letter box
a postman showed the letter weitten to god to the postmaster the postmaster was a good tempered man he laughed loudly and opened the letter in order not to shaka the writer s faith in god the postmaster dropped it answer the letter the writer had asked for a hundred pesos
the postmaster asked money from his employees he himself gave a part of his requested his friends to give some pesos li was impossible for him to collect a hundred pesos he put the money in an envelope addressed to lencho and put the signature of god
the following sun day lencho received the letter when lencho counted the money he became angry because the money was only seventy pesos he wrote another letter to god to send him the amount he requested god not not to send to send it to him by mail because the post office employees were a bunch of crooks
the house- the only one in the entire valley- sat on the crest of a low hill. From this height one could see the river and the field of ripe corn dotted with the flowers that always promised good harvest. The only thing the earth needed was downpour or at least a shower. Throughout the morning Lencho- who knew his fields intimately-had done nothing else but see the sky towards the north-east.
”Now we’re really going to get some water, woman”
the woman who was preparing supper, replied, ”Yes,God willing.”
(1) Where was ‘the house’ located ? What was the advantage of its location ?
(मकान कहाँ स्थित था ? उसकी स्थिति का क्या लाभ था ?)
(Ans) The house was located on the top of a low hill. From there Lencho could see the river and his fields.
(‘मकान ‘ एक नीची पहाड़ी की चोटी पर स्थित था !वहाँ से लेन्चो नदी तथा अपने खेतो को देख सकता था !)
(2) Why you think it is called ‘the’ house and not ‘a’ house ?
(आपके विचार से उसको ‘the house’ क्यों कहा गया है और ‘a’ house क्यों नहीं ?
(Ans) It is called ‘the’ house and not ‘a’ house, because it was the only house in the whole valley.
(वह ‘a’ house नहीं बल्कि ‘the’ house कहलाता था , क्योकि पूरी घाटी में वह अकेला मकान था। )
(3) why did Lencho keep gazing at the sky ?
(लेन्चो आकाश की ओर टकटकी लगाए क्यों देखता रहता रहा ?)
(Ans) Lencho kept gazing at the sky because he wished it should rain so that his fields could have water.
(लेन्चो आकश की ओर टकटकी लगाए देखता रहा क्योकि वह चाहता था कि वर्षा हो ताकि उसके खेत सींचे जा सके। )
(4) “Now we’re really going to get some water, women.” Is Lencho sure that it is going to rain ? Give a reason for your answer.
(“प्रियतम ,अब हमें वास्तव में कुछ वर्षा जल प्राप्त होगा ” क्या लेन्चो को विश्वाश है कि बरिश होने वाली है ? अपने उत्तर के लिए एक कारण दीजिये। )
(Ans ) Yes , Lencho is sure that it is going to rain. There were dark and thick clouds in the sky towards north-east.
(हाँ , लेन्चो को विश्वास है की बारिश होगी। आकश में पूर्वोत्तर की ओर घने काले बादल थे। )
(गधांश में किस शब्द का अर्थ ‘चोटी ‘ है ?)
(Ans) The word ‘crest’ means ‘top’
(‘crest’ शब्द का अर्थ “चोटी ” है ?)
The older boys were working in the field, while the smaller ones were playing near the house until the woman called to them all, “come to dinner’ It was during the meal that, just as Lencho had predicted, big drops of rain began to fall. In north-east huge mountains of clouds could be seen approaching. The air was fresh and sweet. The man went out for no other reason than to have the pleasure of filling the rain on his body, and when he returned he exclaimed, “These aren’t raindrops falling from the sky, they they are new coins. the big drops are ten cent pieces and the little ones are fives.
(1) What were the boys doing?
(लड़के क्या कर रहे थे ?)
(Ans) The older boys were working in the field and the smaller boys were playing near the house.
(बड़े लड़के खेत में काम कर रहे थे और छोटे लड़के घर के समीप खेल रहे थे )
(2) What had Lencho predicted ?
(लैंचो ने क्या पूर्वानुमान लगाया ?)
(Ans) Lencho had predicted that it would rain.
(लैंचो ने वर्षा होने का पूर्वानुमान लगाया )
(3) What are the clouds compared to ?
( बदलो की तुलना किसे से कि गयी ?)
(Ans) The clouds are compared to huge mountains.
( बदलो की तुलना विशाल पर्वतो से की गयी है। )
(4) What are the rain drops compared to and why ?
(वर्षा की बूंदों की तुलना किसे की गयी है और क्यों ?)
(Ans) The rain drops are compared to coins because they resemble to the coins .
(वर्षा कि बूंदों की तुलना सिक्को से कि गयी है क्योकि वे सिक्को की आकृति से मेल खाते थी। )
(5) Find a word, in the passage, which means ‘foresee’
(गधांश में वह शब्द चुनिए जिसका अर्थ ‘पूर्वानुमान लगाया ‘गया है। )
(Ans ) The word ‘predicted’ means ‘foresee’.
(Predicted’ शब्द का अर्थ पूर्वानुमान लगाया गया है। )
With a satisfied expression he regarded the field of ripe corn with its flowers, draped in a curtain of rain. But suddenly a strong wind began to blow and along with the rain very large hailstones began to fall. These truly did resemble new silver coins The boys exposing themselves to the rain out to collect the frozen pearls.
“it’s really getting bad now ” exclaimed the man. “I hope it passes quickly .”It did not pass quickly . For an hour the hail rained on the house, the garden, the hillside, the cornfield, on the whole valley. The field was white as if covered with salt.
Not a leaf remained on the trees. The corn was totally destroyed. The flowers were gone from the plants.
(1) Identify the person who said the following :
(उस व्यक्ति को पहचानिये जिसने निम्नलिखित कहा -)
“It’s really getting bad now ” exclaimed the man . “I hope it passes quickly.” What is he talking about ?
(Ans) It is lencho , the farmer, who said these words . He is talking about hailstones.
(यह कृषक लेंचो है जिसने ये शब्द कहे। वह ओला वरिस्टी के बारे में बात कर रहा है )
(2) why did he lock satisfied ?
(वह सन्तुस्ट क्यों प्रतीत हुआ ?)
(Ans) He looked satisfied because rain would benefit his crops .
(वह सन्तुस्ट प्रतीत हुआ क्योकि वर्षा से उसके खेतो का हित होगा। )
(3) why did the boys run out ?
(लड़के बाहर क्यों दौड़े ?)
(Ans) The boys run out collect the hailstones.
(ओले एकत्र करने के लिए लड़के बहार दौड़े। )
(4) What was the effect of the rain of the crops ?
(वर्षा का फसल पर क्या प्रभाव हुआ ?)
(Ans) The rain had totally destroyed Lencho’s crops.
(वर्षा ने लैंचो की फसल को पूर्णतया नष्ट कर दिया था। )
(5) Find a word, in the passage, which means ‘look like ‘.
(गधांश में वह शब्द चुनिए जिसका अर्थ ‘मिलता जुलता’ है )
(Ans ) The word ‘resemble’ means ‘look like.’
(‘Resemble’ शब्द का अर्थ ‘मिलता जुलता ‘ है )
lencho showed not the slightest surprise on seeing the money such such was his confidence _ but became anger when he counted the money such could not have denied lencho what he had requested
immediately , lencho went up to the window to the window to ask for paper and ink on the public writing table he stared to write with much wrinkling of his brow caused ny the effort he had to make to express his ideas when he finished he envelope with a blew of his fist
1. why was lencho not surprised on seeing the money
(लैंचो को धन देखने पर क्यों आचार्य नहीं हुआ )
Ans- lencho s faith in god was so strong that he was not surprised on seeing the money .
2 which tow reasons did ha give to justify his anger ?
(अपने क्रोध को न्यायोचित ठहराने के लिए वह क्या दो कारण देता है
Ans- god could certainly not have made he a mistake
3 Why did he go to the window to ask for paper and ink ?
(वह कागज और रोसनाई मांगने के लिए खिड़की पर क्यों गया )
Ans- he went to the window to ask for paper and ink because he wanted to write another letter to god
4 which word in the passage mean the same as least / smallest ?
( गद्यांश में किस शब्द का अर्थ ‘जरा भी ‘ है ?
Ans- the word slightest means the same as least / smallest
on the public writing table he started to write with much wrinklig of his brow caused by the effort he had to express his ideas when he finished he went to the buy a stamp which he licked and then affixed to the envelope with a blow of his fist the moment the letter fell into the mailbox the postmaster went to open it said god of the money that l asked for only seventy pesos reached me send ma the rest since l need it very much but don t send it to me through the mail because the post office employees are a bunch of crooks lencho.
1 why did lencho go up to the window
Ans- lencho went up the window to buy a stamp
2. how much money did lencho ask for
.Ans- lencho went up the window to buy a stamp
3.what does the rest indicate here
.Ans- the word rest indicates have the remaining money i.e 100_70=30 pesos
4 why did he ask god not to send money by the mail
.Ans- he asked god not to send money by the mail because the poet office employees are dishonest.
5 which word in the passage means dishonest persons?
.Ans- the word a bunch of crooks means dishonest persons,
oral comprehension check ___1