A Strange Battle Part – 2 Questions & Answers

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A Strange Battle Part – 2 Questions & Answers

Word Galaxy

  • Weapon – A kind of material used in a battle or fight to cause harm to other
  • Fancy – A belief or idea to imagine things that may not be true or does not really exist
  • Giant – A person or animal having large size and strength
  • Describe – To give or say a detail of something in words
  • Rattling – A sound caused by animals or instrument
  • Discover – A process of being first in doing, finding or observing something
  • Favour – To give or support someone with something they wish for
  • Steed – A horse
  • Spur – A type of material worn by the horse rider to drive the horse forward
  • Bleating – A cry or sound usually made by animals to express something
  • Darted – To move suddenly with a great speed towards something
  • Lance – A kind of weapon which has pointed steel head and used by the horse rider or by people sitting on horseback
  • Heed – Pay attention to someone or something
  • Midst – In the middle point of something
  • Hastily – In a hurry or hurried way / rushed towards something
  • Lest – To prevent someone to avoid the risk
  • Sling – A type of fabric or cloth which is used to support a hanging weight
  • Enchanter – One who please someone with his charm
  • Stunned – To shock someone by giving a great surprise

Question 1: How Don Quixote describe the warriors which he saw in his fancy?

Answer: Don Quixote described the arms, colours and weapons of the warriors to Sancho Panza.

Question 2: Why the flocks of sheep were not be clearly seen from the hillock?

Answer: The flocks of sheep were not clearly seen from the hillock due to the clouds of dust which was raised by them.

Question 3: Why was Sancho Panza so confused?

Answer: Sancho Panza was confused because he could not see any knights and giants of whom his master spoke to him.

Question 4: How did Sancho Panza behave while Don Quixote describe all the fanciful knights and giant?

Answer: Sancho Panza looked here and there and side by side to see the knights and giants of whom his master spoke to him.

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Question 5: What did Don Quixote imagine the flocks of sheep to be?

Answer: Don Quixote imagined the flocks of sheep to be armies.

Question 6: How did Don Quixote try to help the army or king Pentapolin?

Answer: Don Quixote set his lance, drove his spurs into his old horse’s side and darted down the hillock to help the army or king Pentapolin.

Question 7: What sound does Don Quixote hear in his fancy?

Answer: Don Quixote heard the sound of neighing of steeds, the sound of the trumpets, the rattling of the drums and the bleating of sheep and lambs in his fancy.

Question 8: What did the shepherds do to stop Don Quixote from hurting the sheep?

Answer: The shepherds pulled out their slings and shot a volley of large stones at Don Quixote to stop him from hurting the sheep.

Question 9: What was the result of Don Quixote’s battle?

Answer: Don Quixote was hit with large stones by the shepherds which struck in his face and he fell down from his horse.

Question 10: What was the result of the attack on the sheep?

Answer: When Don Quixote attacked the sheep, the shepherds seeing that pulled out their slings and threw large stones at him.

Question 11: How did Sancho behave during his attack?

Answer: Sancho stood upon the hillock, teared his hair and wished he would never had met the foolish Don Quixote.

Question 12: What according to Don Quixote had been done to the armies?

Answer: Don Quixote said Sancho that it was the work of his enemy who made things seems what they were not and he would have won the battle if the two armies were not changed into flocks of sheep.

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Question 13: What did Don Quixote do after losing the battle?

Answer: Don Quixote mounted his horse and followed his squire from the strange battle.

Question 14: What did the shepherds do after they hit Don Quixote?

Answer: The shepherds gathered their flocks and marched off quickly because they thought that they had killed Don Quixote.

Question 15: Did Sancho believe in the story what Don Quixote present in front of him?

Answer: No, Sancho did not believe to the story what Don Quixote presented in front of him.

Question 16: Read and answer the questions:
“You are so afraid, Sancho, said his master.”

(a) Who said the above statement?

Answer: Don Quixote said the above statement.

(b) Who is referred to as ‘master’ in the above statement?

Answer: Don Quixote is referred to as ‘master’ in the above statement.

(c) What did Don Quixote think Sancho to be afraid of?

Answer: Don Quixote thought that Sancho Panza was afraid of the armies as he could not hear the sound of the armies.

(d) What sound did Sancho Panza able to hear?

Answer: Sancho Panza heard the bleating sound of the sheep and lambs.

(e) What happened next?

Answer: Don Quixote decided to fight alone with the armies without taking any help from Sancho Panza.

Question 17: Read and answer the questions:
‘If the clouds of dust which they raised had not blinded the sight.’

(a) Who is referred to as ‘they’ in the given statement?

Answer: ‘They’ is referred to the flocks of sheep.

(b) Who raised the clouds of dust?

Answer: The flocks of sheep raised the clouds of dust.

(c) From where did the flocks of sheep come?

Answer: The flocks of sheep came from the hillock.

(d) What did Don Quixote mistake the flocks of sheep to be?

Answer: Don Quixote mistook the flocks of sheep to be two great armies.

(e) To whom did Don Quixote describe his fancy of two great armies?

Answer: Don Quixote described his fancy of two great armies to Sancho Panza.

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Question 18: Read and answer the questions:
“Where art thou, proud Alifanfaron? Show thyself to me.

(a) What said the above line?

Answer: Don Quixote said the above line.

(b) For whom did he say the above statement?

Answer: He said the above statement for king Alifanfaron.

(c) What did he want to do with Alifanfaron?

Answer: He wanted to punish Alifanfaron because he was a furious heathen.

(d) Who threw stones at Don Quixote?

Answer: The shepherds who were with flocks threw stones at Don Quixote.

(e) Why did they throw stones at Don Quixote?

Answer: They threw stones at Don Quixote because he attacked their flocks.

Question 19: Read and answer the questions:
“Ho, knights! You that fight under the banner of the brave king Pentapolin.”

(a) Who said the above statement?

Answer: Don Quixote said the above statement.

(b) To whom did he say this line?

Answer: He said the above line to the knights.

(c) Against whom Don Quixote was fighting?

Answer: Don Quixote was fighting against Alifanfaron.

(d) Whom did Don Quixote want to help?

Answer: Don Quixote wanted to help king Pentapolin.

(e) Did king Pentapolin and Alifanfaron really exist or it is the fantasy of Don Quixote?

Answer: No, king Pentapolin and Alifanfaron does not exist. It is fantasy of Don Quixote.

Question 20: Read and answer the questions:
“Oh, oh, sir’, Did I not call to you to come back.”

(a) Who said the above line?

Answer: Sancho Panza said the above line.

(b) To Whom did he refer as ‘sir’ in the given line?

Answer: He referred Don Quixote as ‘sir’ in the given line.

(c) What happened to Don Quixote?

Answer: Don Quixote was hit with the stones by the shepherds.

(d) Why did the shepherds throw stones at Don Quixote?

Answer: The shepherds threw stones at Don Quixote because Don Quixote attacked their flocks.

(e) What happened next?

Answer: Don Quixote was badly hurt and fell from his horse to the ground.

So, these were A Strange Battle Part – 2 Questions & Answers.