BA – The Man-Eating Leopard of Rudraprayag by Jim Corbett – Comprehension 2

In the second part of The Man-Eating Leopard of Rudraprayag Comprehension Series, we move further in this exciting chapter. If you haven’t gone through the first part yet, click here to do so now.

TETTOR Paragraph 3

Q1. Describe the activities people of Rudraprayag indulged in during the day time.

Q1. Answers … Life —— on in normal pace during the day time. People ————– out to bazaars in long distances, and far off villages to meet relatives, women wentto mountain sides to cut and ——–  grass, children went to schools. In summer time, pilgrims walked along roads leading to and from Badrinth and Kedarnath. On the whole, no —————— of life was observed. [Suggested words .. Abnormality, Went, Fetch]

Q2. How did the activities change as evening approached?

Q2.  Answers .. As the Sun ———-to the west, and shadows lengthened, life ———— to slow down. A strange sense of inhibition gripped those outside their homes. All appeared to ————–to reach their homes. Anxious mothers went out to look for their returning kids. Pilgrims —————–to the safety of the shelters. [Hasten, Began, Dipped, Scampered]

Q3. Describe the situation in Rudraprayag at night.

Q3. Answer .. As the night fell, life tended to come to an ———-halt. There was no movement, and total silence prevailed. People locked themselves securely behind doors. Pilgrims —————– together in shelters. No one wanted to do anything that could attract the attention of the man-eater on the ———-.  [Prowl, Huddled, Abrupt]

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Answers..

Q1. Answers … Life went on in normal pace during the day time. People ventured out to bazaars in long distances, and far off villages to meet relatives, women went to mountain sides to cut and fetch grass, children went to schools. In summer time, pilgrims walked along roads leading to and from Badrinth and Kedarnath. On the whole, no abnormality of life was observed.

Q2.  Answers .. As the Sun dipped to the west, and shadows lengthened, life began to slow down. A strange sense of inhibition gripped those outside their homes. All appeared to hasten to reach their homes. Anxious mothers went out to look for their returning kids. Pilgrims scampered to the safety of the shelters.

Q3. Answer .. As the night fell, life tended to come to an abrupt halt. There was no movement, and total silence prevailed. People locked themselves securely behind doors. Pilgrims huddled together in shelters. No one wanted to do anything that could attract the attention of the man-eater on the prowl.

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