The Open Window – CHSE Odisha +2 1st Year – Answers

The Open Window

 by Saki

Answers for all the questions from the lesson ‘The Open Window’ included in the CHSE +2 book ‘Invitation to English – 2’.

Think it out – 1

1. Why did Nuttel visit Mrs. Sappleton?
Answer – Nuttel’s sister had recommended the names of a few decent persons whom Nuttel could befriend to cut his boredom in the rural retreat he was visiting for the first time.

2. What did the young lady say about her aunt’s tragedy to Nuttel?
Answer – The young lady mournfully narrated how her aunt’s husband and two younger brothers along with their dog had gone hunting just a year ago to the bog, but never made their way back home.

Think it out – 2

1. What did Mrs. Sappleton say about her husband and brothers to Mr. Nuttel?
Answer – She told Mr. Nuttel that her husband and her two brothers would soon return and enter through the window with their soiled shoes and hunting gear.

2. How did Mr. Nuttel react to her?
Answer – Nuttel was horrified to see the trio, thought to be long dead, returning soon.

3. Why did Mr. Nuttel leave Mrs. Sappleteton’s house in a hurry?
Answer – Mr. Nuttel was horrifiedcat the prospect  at the prospect of seeing the trio back. Befuddled by the strange scene that was going to unfold soon, he instantly decided to flee to escape the horror. For a person battling nerve disorder, an escape from the spot was a prudent step.

4. How did Vera explain the cause of Nuttel’s sudden disappearance?
Answer – She was quick-witted. She said that the visitor fled because he dreaded dogs.

5. How does Vera create romance at short notice in the story?
Answer – Vera was a master in conjuring up things very quickly. She attributed Mr. Nuttel’s dread of dogs to his past encounter with a pack of dogs in the Ganges when he managed to save his life by hiding in a grave. Although it was a lie, she managed to give a romantic twist to the day’s happenings.

ସମସ୍ତ ଅଧ୍ୟାୟର ଉତ୍ତର ଲିଙ୍କ ଏକ ପୃଷ୍ଠାରେ ପାଇବା ପାଇଁ ଏଠାରେ କ୍ଲିକ କରନ୍ତୁ

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