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Literature Questions for Practice for Revision Test (40 marks)

You can visit the following links for revision of the chapter
The Hundred Dresses Part I. You can visit the page here for revision.

Q1.In what way was Wanda different from the other children?

Q2. Why is Maddie embarrassed by the questions Peggy asks Wanda?

Q3. Why didn’t Maddie ask peggy to stop teasing Wanda?

Q4. How is Wanda seen as different by the other girls? How do they treat her?

Q5. Why does Maddie stand by and not do anything? How is she different from Peggy?

The Hundred Dress Part II. You can visit the page here for revision.

  1. How does Maddie feel after listening to the note from Wanda’s father?

  2. 1.What excuses does Peggy think up for her behaviour? Why?

  3. What does Maddie think hard about? What important decision does she come to ?

  4. How did the girls know that Wanda liked them even though they had teased her?

The Sermon at Benares. You can visit the page here for revision.

Q1. When her son dies, Kisa Gotami goes from house to house. What does she ask for? Does she get it? Why not?

Q2. Kisa Gotami goes from hose to house after she speaks with the Buddha. What does she ask for the second time around? Does she get it ? Why not?

Q3. Why do you think Kisa Gotami understood this only the second time? In what way did the Buddha change her understanding?

Q4. How did Buddha bring about a change in the mind of Kisa Gotamin? Explain with textual evidences. ( 4 Marks)

Q5. How can we get peace of mind according to Buddha in the story? Explain. ( 4 marks)

Madam Rides the Bus. You can visit the page here for revision.

Q1.What did Valli find out about the bus journey? How did she find out these details?

Q2. What does Valli tell the elderly man when he calls her a child?

Q3. How did Valli save up money for her first journey? Was it easy for her?

Q4. How did Valli plan her bus ride? What did she find out about the bus, and how did she save up the fare?

Q5. Why does Valli refuse to look out of the window on her way back?

Q6. How does Valli realize her dream of riding in a bus? Explain with instances from the text. ( 4 marks)

The Necklace. You can visit the page here for revision.
  1. How do Mr. and Mrs Loisel replace the necklace? Explain with instances from the text. ( 4 Marks)

  2. What was the cause of Matilda's ruin? How could she have avoided it? ( 4 Marks)

  3. What would have happened to Matilda if she had confessed to her friend that she had lost her necklace? ( 2 Marks)

  4. Why is Mrs. Loisel always unhappy? ( 2 Marks)

Bholi. You can visit the page here for revision.

Q1.Why is Bholi's father worried about her?

Q2. Why do Bholi's parents accept Bishamber's marriage proposal?

Q3. Does Bholi enjoy her first day at school? Explain.

Q4. How did Bholi’s teacher play an important role in changing the course of her life? ( 4 marks)

Note: A Triumph of Surgery, The Thief's Story Questions are given in separate worksheets. Please revise them.
For your reference, visit the homepage of literature worksheet 1, 2, 3 by clicking here.
The syllabus and Mark Distribution is available for download below.

Class X English Syllabus with Types of Q
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