English Learning in Slow Pace 4 – The Man-Eating Leopard

In our English Learning in Slow Pace Series, we aim to break down higher level English lessons into small – easy to understand chunks for the beginners. There will be questions from important sections of the stories which, combined together, give a good overall idea about the lesson to the reader. The Jim Corbett authored lesson will the first one we cover. If you haven’t gone through the third part yet, click here to do so now!

Answer these questions : [Chpter .. The Man Eater]

Q1. Describe the geographical character of Rudraprayag. (First para)

Q2. How does a man-eater gets its name? Does the name accurately describe where the man-eater killed its first human prey? (Second para)

Q3. Why do leopards kill humans? (Para 3)

Q4. Why the process of cremation in Garhwal area proves to be so difficult for the people who have to cremate their dead?

Answers for English Learning in Slow Pace 4

Q1. Describe the geographical character of Rudraprayag. (First para)

Ans- ‘Prayag’ means confluence. down from Badrinath. Rudraprayag is the place where Alaknanda and Mandakini merge. The river Mandakini flows down from Kedarnath and Alaknanda from Badrinath. The combined waters of the two form Ganga. OR The waters of the two combine to form the Ganga Mai and for the rest of the world, it is known as the Ganges.

Q2. How does a man-eater gets its name? Does the name accurately describe where the man-eater killed its first human prey? (Second para)

Ans- A leopard or a tiger gets the name of a place attached to it as a matter of practice when it is found that the man-eating generally picks up prey from there. However, it is not always the case.  The place of its first eating a prey may not be the name attached to it.

Q3. Why do leopards kill humans? (Para 3)

Ans- Leopards do not prey as a matter of habit. When they are very hungry and don’t find meat to eat, they feed on carcasses.

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