A Daughter’s Love Questions & Answers

Hi Everyone!! This article will share A Daughter’s Love Flying South Questions & Answers.

In one of my previous posts, I have shared the questions and answers of Flying South and Sudha Murthy so, make sure to check these posts as well.

A Daughter’s Love Questions & Answers

  • Wisely – using good judgement
  • Fortune – wealth
  • Rescue – save
  • Generous – kind/ unselfish
  • Embraced – to take in the arms
  • Disown – abandon 
  • Imprisoned – put in prison
  • Defeated – crushed/ conquer
  • Mend – correct/ improve
  • Obey – follow
  • Feeble – being weak
  • Amazed – to be surprised
  • Overjoyed – extremely happy/ thrilled

Question 1: Why did King Lear decide to divide his kingdom among his three daughters?

Answer: He decided to divide his kingdom among his three daughters because he was growing old and feeble and wanted his daughters to take over the kingdom.

Question 2: Choose the correct option:

(a) King Lear disowned Cordelia because……………..

i.she wanted a larger share of his kingdom.

ii. it was  hard for him to believe that she only felt a sense of duty towards him and did not love him greatly.

iii. she ill-treated him.

(b) The King of France thought Cordelia was quite……………..

 i. unkind and selfish.

 ii. bothered about her own happiness.

 iii. simple and honest.

(c) Lear was a wise king who ruled over……………..

 i. France

ii. Germany

iii. England

(d) King Lear’s youngest daughter was……………..

i.Goneril

ii. Cordelia  

iii. Regan

Question 3: What answer did Goneril and Regon give to his questions as to whether they truly loved loved him?

Answer: Goneril said, “You are dearer to me than my eyesight or life. No child has ever loved her father more than I love you.” Regan lied by saying that “I am the happiest when I am able to serve you.”

A Daughter’s Love Questions & Answers

Question 4: Why did Cordelia give her father a different answer?

Answer: Cordelia gave him a different answer because she genuinely loved her father unlike her sisters.

Question 5: Read the line and answer the questions:

“You better mend that speech ………..”

(a) Who said these words and to whom?

Answer: King Lear said this to his youngest daughter, Cordelia.

(b) What made the speaker say this? 

Answer: Lear said this when he was angered by Cordelia’s reply that she loved him as she should, neither more nor less.

Question 6: Read the line and answer the questions:

“I disown you.”

(a) Who said these words and to whom?

Answer: King Lear said these words to his youngest daughter, Cordelia.

(b) Why did the speaker speak these words?

Answer: The speaker said these words because he thought that his youngest daughter didn’t love him like the other two daughters.

(c) What happened immediately after?

Answer: Immediately after, the King of France who was present in Lear’s court expressed his wish to marry Cordelia. She agreed to marry and they both left for France.

Question 7: How did Goneril and Regan treat their old father?

Answer: Goneril and Regan made no effort to attend to their father’s needs and make him comfortable.

Question 8: Why do you think King Lear was unhappy about Cordelia’s reply?

Answer: King Lear was unhappy about Cordelia’s reply because he found it hard to believe that Cordelia had only felt a sense of duty towards him and not loved him greatly.

A Daughter’s Love Questions & Answers

Question 9: How did Cordelia meet her father in the end?

Answer: In the war between England and France, the French army was defeated by the English and Cordelia was imprisoned. It was in prison that she met her father, Lear.

Question 10: Read the line and answer the questions:

“Yes father, I am, I am!”

(a) Who said these words and to whom?

Answer: Cordelia said this to her father, King Lear.

(b) What had the listener said earlier?

Answer: King Lear, (the listener) had said how he missed her and wanted her forgiveness for causing her pain. 

(c) Where did the speaker and the listener meet? 

Answer: They both met in prison.

Question 11: How do we know Cordelia truly loved her father?

Answer: Cordelia did not make a show of her love and did not stop worrying about his health. She decided to attack England and rescue Lear, (her father) despite being disowned by him. She was concerned about him till the end. 

Question 12: Why do you think honesty is important in our everyday life?

Answer: Honesty is important in our everyday life as it is a key component of a healthy relationship. Honesty is important to build a strong character and an honest person is admired by all.

So, these were A Daughter’s Love Questions & Answers.

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