JKBOSE Class 9th English Packing | Chapter 1
The name of first chapter is Packing. The lesson is a humurous one and tells us about about the process of packing things and how the packing could go worse if the protocols are not followed. There are many characters in the story like the author Jerome K Jerome, his two friends George and Harris, and the dog Montmorency. You can pdf download Chapter 1 Class 9th English Packing below. The question answers are based on latest JKBOSE syllabus for Class 9.
Below are some solutions to textual questions. As many as five questions have been given below, the rest are provided in the pdf format. The link of pdf file is given below at the end of article.
Q1: How many characters are there in the narrative? Name them. (Don’t forget the dog)
Ans: The narrative has four characters:- narrator (Jerome), his two friends – George, Harris and Montmorency, their dog
Q2: Why did the narrator (Jerome) volunteer to do the packing?
Ans. The narrator offered to do the packing only as a shrewd move. In fact, he aimed at something else. Still he made the offer claiming that he was quite expert in the skill of packing.
Q3. How did George and Harris react to this? Did Jerome like their reaction?
Ans. George and Harris accepted Jerome’s offer at once and it was certainly unnatural. They should have offered to do the packing at least once. This was what manners called for. That was why, Jerome didn’t like their reaction.
Q4. What was Jerome’s real intention, when he offered to pack?
Ans. Jerome’s offer to do the packing was only a cover for his shrewd intention. He expected his friends to make a counter offer, then accept it at once and let them do the packing. In act, he wanted to superintend them while doing the job.
Q5. What did Harris say after the bag was shut and strapped? Why do you think, he waited till then to ask?
Ans: Jerome had packed and strapped the bag, when Harris told him that the boots had been left outside the bag. He kept silent till then just to irritate Jerome. This fact is borne out by George’s wild laughter.
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