Faithful Friends Questions & Answers

Hi Everyone!! This article will share Faithful Friends Questions & Answers.

This poem was written by William Shakespeare. In this poem, the poet defines a true friend and advises that flattering friends stay with you as long as you have money to spend. They will not stand by you in your suffering.

In my previous posts, I have shared the questions and answers of The Good Turn, Durga Puja and Waste is Everywhere so, you can check these posts as well.

Faithful Friends Questions & Answers

Word Galaxy

  • Flatters – to praise too much in an insincere way
  • Wherewith – money to spend
  • Crowns – money
  • Scant – become less
  • Flattering – full of praise and compliments
  • Foe – enemy

Question 1: Write True or False for the following sentences:

1. A true friend is hard to find – True
2. A false friend is always with you in grief – False
3. A true friend is a gift of God to man – True
4. A true friend is always with you in weal and woe – True
5. A faithful friend helps you in scant – False

Question 2: Choose the correct option:

1. The person who flatters is no __________.

(a) enemy
(b) friend
(c) neighbour

2. A _________ friend is gift of God to man.

(a) true
(b) false
(c) shameful

3. A true friend helps you in the __________.

(a) need
(b) thoughts
(c) part

4. If you are in sorrow a true friend cannot ________.

(a) laugh
(b) cry
(c) fly

5. A true friend always with you in ups and ________.

(a) over
(b) above
(c) downs

Question 3: Fill in the blanks:

1. People who flatter us all the time are not real friends.
2. A true friend is hard to find.
3. False friends will stand with us when we have money and power.
4. If you weep, a true friend will also weep.
5. In every situation, a true friend bears a part.

Question 4: Why shouldn’t we trust a flattering friend like a real friend?

Answer: We should not trust a flattering friend primarily because a flatterer is not genuine. Such a friend should not be trusted because when we are through troubled times, he or she will not stand with us.  

Question 5: What do you mean by ‘a friend in misery’?

Answer: ‘A friend in misery’ is a real friend who stands with us in our good and bad times alike. True friendship is proved during troubled times because those who stand us to strengthen us during our bad days are real friends while others who used to praise us were never true.

Question 6: When do we find ourselves surrounded by friends?

Answer: We find ourselves surrounded by friends when we have wealth and money to spend for them.

Question 7: When do fake friends abandon us?

Answer: Fake friends abandon us when we have spent our wealth. They stand with us as long as we have riches to spend for them.

Question 8: What happens to your flatterers when your luck turns bad?

Answer: When luck turns bad, our flatterers will bid farewell to us. They will not stay with us anymore.

Question 9: How does Shakespeare define flatterers?

Answer: In Shakespeare’s words, flatterers are those people who pretend to our friends and praise us to please us. However, in fact, they have no love for us.

So, these were the Questions & Answers.

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