ALL QUESTION & ANSWER FOR 1ST CHAPTER A LETTER TO GOD
SUMMARY OF THE LESSON
Lencho was a hard working farmer. He lived in a valley. His house was situated on the top of the hill. He cloud see his fields from there. He expected a good crop . The fild neede some drops of rain He was hopful for rain.
During his meal, it began to rain. Lencho was overjoyed. He want out to feel 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 field was white. The corn was totally destroyed
Lencho told his sons that thay would go hungry that year. There was no one who who could help them. All through the night, Lencho thoget only one hope, the help of God. Lencho believed that. God’s eyes saw everything. He would not let them did of hunger.
The following sunday, he wrote a letter to God . He worte : God, if you don’t help me my family and. I will hungry this year. I need a hundred pesos for sustenance. He wrote ‘To God ‘ on the envlope. He put the letter inside and went to town. At the post office, he placed a stamp on the letter and dropped in into the letter -box
A postmaster showed the letter written to God to the postmaster. The postmaster was a God tempered man. He laguhed loudly and opend the letter In older not to shake the writer’s faith in God ,the pstmaster decided to answer the latter . The writer had asked for a hundred pesos.
The postmaster asked for money for his employees. He himself gave a part of his salary. He requested his friends to give some pesos. He put the money in an envelope addressed to Lencho and put the signature of ‘God’ .
The following Sunday Lencho received the letter. When Lencho counted the money he became angry because the money was only saventy pesos. He wrote anothrer letter to God to send him the rest of the amount. He requested God not to send it to him by the mail, because the post office employees were a bunch of crooks
SHORT QUESTION – ANSWER
Q-1 What were the boys doing ?
Ans- The older boys were working in the filed and the smaller boys were playing near the house.
Q-2 What had Lencho predicted ?
(Ans) Lencho had predicted that it would rain.
Q-3 what are the clouds compared to ?
Ans- the clouds are compared to huge mountains.
Q-4 Find a word, in the passage, which means ‘forest’.
Ans- The word ‘predict’ means ‘forest’.
Q-5 What did Lencho hope for ?
Ans- Lencho hoped for a good crop.
Q-6 What are the rain drops compared to and why ?
Ans- The rain drops are compared to coins because they resemble to coins.
Q-7 How much money did Lencho ask for?
Ans- He asked thirty pesas more.
Q-8 What does the ‘rest’ indicate here?
Ans- Here ‘rest’ means the remaining amount.
Q-9 How much money could the postmaster send to the farmer ?
Ans- The postmaster could send the farmer only a little more than half the amount.
Q-10 What made him angry ?
Ans- Seeing the amount less then his requirement, made him angry.
MEDIUM QUESTIONS ANSWERS
Q-1 What did the postmaster do to answer the latter ?
Ans- To answer the latter the postmaster had to ask for money from his assistants. He himself gave part of his assistants. He himself gave part of his salary. His many friends gave him money for an act of charity.
Q-2 why did the postmaster decide to answer the latter?
Ans- The postmaster decided to answer the latter in older not to shake the writer’s faith in God .
Q-3 Was it easy to answer the letter? why ?
Ans- no. it was not easy to answer the letter because it needed something more than goodwill, ink and paper.
Q-4 Why did Lencho go up immediately to the window ?
Ans- When Lencho found the money short, he wanted to write another letter to God. So he want up to the window to ask for paper and ink.
Q-5 Did Lencho try to find out who had sent the money to him ? Why/Why not?
Ans- Lencho did not try to find out to had sent the money to him because it was his firm belief in God that did not allow him to do so .
Q-6 Why did Lencho say the raindrops were like new coins ?.
Ans- Lencho said the raindrops were like new coins because the only thing the earth needed was a downpour or at last a shower in older to produce a good crop. A good crop means prosperity.
Q-7 “Now we’re really going to get some water, woman.” Is Lencho sure that is is going to rain ? Give a reason for your answer.
Ans- Yes, Lencho is sure that it is going to rain . There were dark and thick cloud in the sky towards the north-east.
Q- 8 Why does the postmaster send money to Lencho ? Why does he sing the letter ‘God ‘ ?
Ans- The Postmaster sends money to Lencho because he does not want to shake his faith in God . He sings the letter “God’ because he does not want him to know that he has send him the money not God .
Q-9 Did Lencho try to find out who had send the money to him ? Why /Why not ?
Ans- Lencho did not try to find out who had send the money to him because it was his firm belief in God that did not allow him to do so .
Q-10 Who does Lencho think has taken the rest of the money ? What his the irony in the situation ?
Ans –Lencho thinks that the staff of the Post Office is a bunch of crooks who has taken the rest of the money. The irony of the situation is that the staff of the post office had contributed to help Lencho and now they were blamed of theft by none other but Lencho .
LONG QUESTION – ANSWER
Q-1 Are there people like Lencho in the real world ? What kind of a person would you say he is ? You may select appropriate words from the box to answer the question .
Ans- In India one can find many people like Lencho in the real world . In the true sense Lencho is a naive and stupid but not comic fellow. He is quite ignorant of worldly events. He is an unquestionned worshipper and follower of God. He also thanks God for help . So he is not ungrateful.
Q-2 Describe the character of the Lencho in the light of his faith and attitude towards God and man .
Ans – Lencho was a very simple person His crop was totally destroyed. There was no one to help him in his distress. –
His Faith in God : He had only hope help from God. He started a correspondence with God so That God would help him make sure that he and his family would not stave. He had an abundant and full faith in God . Therefore with great confidence he appealed to God for help .
Conclusion : Lencho knew that God helps innocent people in distress.
Q-3 Who does Lencho have compete faith in ? What sentences in the story tell you this ?
Ans – Lencho has complete faith in God and his kindness. The following sentences in the story tell, in this
(i) Lencho thought only of his one hope; the help of god ………………
(ii) “god” he wrote, ‘if you don’t help me, my family and I will go hungry this year.
Q-4 What did the postmaster do then ?
Ans- The Postmaster answered the letter . He and his colleagues helped Lencho by contributing some amount each ……….
Q-5 What did the postmaster do to answer the latter ?
Ans- To answer the letter the postmaster had to ask for money from his assistants. He himself gave part of his salary . His many friends gave him money for an act of charity.