A Witty Answer Questions & Answers

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Word Galaxy

  • Nobleman – A man who belongs by rank, title or birth to the aristocracy
  • Certain – Confident
  • Worthy – Deserving respect/ suitable for
  • Hounds – Dogs used in hunting
  • Citizen – Member of a state/ Inhabitant of a city
  • Hawk – Bird of prey with a curved beak rounded short wings and a long tail
  • Supper – Evening meal
  • Crane – Tall wading bird with long legs, neck and bill
  • Fellow – Person in a group
  • Roast – Food cooked in an oven or by main heat
  • Refusal – Denial
  • Trussed – Tied up for cooking
  • Obliged – Do a favour or help / grateful
  • Earnestly – Intensely serious / Seriously with determination
  • Presence – Being present
  • Sake – Out of consideration for
  • Crave – Long or beg for
  • Matter – A subject or situation under consideration
  • Plenty – Sufficient in quantity / more than enough
  • Impudence – Not sorry / un repentant
  • Content – Satisfy
  • Wrath – Extreme anger  
  • Escape – Get free of restriction or control
  • Thrash – Beat or whip severely
  • Relief – Free from pain / Distress
  • Fairly – Justly/ favourably
  • Wit – Intelligence / Quick understanding
  • Sigh – A deep breath
  • Master – Person having control or ownership
  • Gladly – Expressing or causing pleasure happily
  • Pointed – Sharpened or tapering to a point / emphasize
  • Gather – Bring or come together / collect
  • Gallant – Brave / fine

Question 1: Who was Currado? What did he catch one day?

Answer: Currado was a nobleman. He caught a fat young crane one day.

Question 2: What did he do with the crane?

Answer: He gave the crane to his cook and asked him to prepare it for supper.

Question 3: How did the cook prepare the supper?

Answer: The cook trussed the bird and set it over the fire to roast.

Question 4: What did his friend ask for?

Answer: His friend asked for a leg of the crane.

Question 5: Why did the cook and his friend quarrel?

Answer: The cook and his friend quarrelled because his friend asked him for a leg of the crane and he refused to give it to him.

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Question 6: Why was Currado angry when he saw his supper?

Answer: Currado was angry because his supper was served with only one leg of the bird.

Question 7: What did the cook say he would prove?

Answer: The cook said that he could prove that a crane has only one leg.

Question 8: What did the master threaten to do if he failed?

Answer: If he failed, the master threatened him to thrash (beat / whip severely).

Question 9: Where did they go to find the truth?

Answer: They went to a river to find the truth.

Question 10: Why did the cook feel relieved when he first saw the cranes?

Answer: The cook felt relieved when he first saw the cranes because a number of cranes were each standing on one leg, as cranes usually do when they are sleeping.

Question 11: How did the master prove that cranes have two legs?

Answer: The master went near the birds and cried out, “Shoo! Shoo! At once, each crane set down the other foot and after taking a step or two they flew away. This is how the master proved that the cranes have two legs.

Question 12: How did the cook escape a beating?

Answer: The cook escaped a beating by giving a witty answer. He said to his master that if he would have called Shoo! Shoo at night during the supper the crane might have put down the other leg too.

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Question 13: Read and answer the questions:
“A crane has only one leg, sir.”

(a) Why did the cook give only one leg to his master?

Answer: The cook gave only one leg to his master because he had already given the other leg to his friend.

(b) How did Currado react after seeing one leg on his plate?

Answer: Currado was annoyed to see one leg on his plate.

(c) What excuse did the cook make for serving one leg?

Answer: The cook said that the crane has only one leg.

(d) What did his master ask him to prove?

Answer: The master asked him to prove that the crane has only one leg.

(e) Was the cook able to prove his word?

Answer: Yes, the cook was able to prove his word.

Question 14: Read and answer the questions:
“Nay, you shall have no leg from me.”

(a) Who said the above statement?

Answer: The cook said the above statement.

(b) Whom was he refusing to give a leg?

Answer: He was refusing his friend to give a leg.

(c) Why did his friend ask him for a leg?

Answer: His friend asked him for a leg because he was attracted by the good smell.

(d) What did they end up with?

Answer: They ended up with a fight.

(e) Did the cook give the leg to his friend?

Answer: Yes, the cook gave the leg to his friend.

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Question 15: Read and answer the questions:
“Do you think I have never seen a crane in my life?”

(a) Who said the above statement?

Answer: Currado said the above statement to his cook.

(b) Why did he say so?

Answer: He said so because he thought that his cook was trying to fool him.

(c) Had he really seen a crane or not in his life?

Answer: Yes, he had seen a crane in his life.

(d) Why was he so angry?

Answer: He was so angry because the cook served the supper with one leg of the crane.

(e) What did he ask the cook to do?

Answer: He asked the cook to prove that a crane has only one leg.

Question 16: Read and answer the questions:
“Yes, true, but I will show you different”.

(a) Who said the above statement and to whom?

Answer: Currado said the above statement to his cook.

(b) What did he want to show?

Answer: He wanted to show that cranes have two legs.

(c) Why he wanted to show that cranes have two legs?

Answer: He wanted to show that cranes have two legs because he wanted to prove it.

(d) Was he able to show that cranes have two legs?

Answer: Yes, he was able to show that cranes have two legs.

(e) How did he show the difference?

Answer: He showed the difference by crying Shoo! Shoo! Near the cranes, and the cranes stood up with two legs and then flew away.

Question 17: Read and answer the questions:
“With a sigh of relief the cook pointed them out to Currado.”

(a) Who had a sigh of relief?

Answer: The cook had a sigh of relief.

(b) Why did the cook feel relieved?

Answer: The cook was relieved because he could see a number of cranes standing on one leg and they do it when they are sleeping.

(c) What did the cook point to Currado?

Answer: The cook pointed Currado towards a number of cranes who were standing on one leg at that time.

(d) Why did he show them to Currado?

Answer: He showed them to Currado because he wanted to prove that cranes have one leg.

(e) Where did he point them out to Currado?

Answer: He pointed them out to Currado near the river bank.

So, these were A Witty Answer Questions & Answers.