Hi Everyone!! This article will share Fire in the Stables Questions & Answers.
In my previous posts, I have shared the questions & answers of Aesop, The Land of Nod and Owls in the Family so, you can check these posts as well.
Fire in the Stables Questions & Answers
Question 1: Write True or False:
1. Black Beauty did not know what time of the night it was when he started feeling uncomfortable – True
2. The horses felt safe with the hotel groom so they followed his instructions without any fear – False
3. James wrapped a handkerchief around Ginger’s eyes – False
4. Squire Gordon praised James for his bravery – True
Question 2: Who is Black Beauty?
Answer: Black Beauty is a horse.
Question 3: Where was going?
Answer: He was going to Oxford.
Question 4: What happened after Black Beauty started feeling uncomfortable?
Answer: He woke up from his sleep and realised that the stable was full of smoke and he could hardly breathe.
Question 5: Who led the two houses out of the burning stables to safety?
Answer: James led the two houses out of the burning stables to safety.
Question 6: Read the lines and answer the questions:
1. “But I woke up very uncomfortable, though I hardly knew why.”
(a) Who said this?
Answer: Black Beauty said this.
(b) What does uncomfortable mean?
Answer: Uncomfortable means feeling restless because of something going wrong.
(c) Why did the speaker feel uncomfortable?
Answer: Black Beauty was uncomfortable because the air in the stable was thick and choking.
2. “Then he took the scarf off his neck, and tied it lightly over my eyes and led me out of the stable.”
(a) Who is he?
Answer: He is James Howard.
(b) On whose eyes did he tie the scarf?
Answer: He tied the scarf over Black Beauty’s eyes.
(c) Why did he tie a scarf around his eyes?
Answer: He tied a scarf around his eyes to prevent him from seeing the burning stable and getting more scared.
3. “…..Take this horse white I go back for the other.”
(a) Who said this and to whom?
Answer: James said this to the hotel groom.
(b) Where is the mare?
Answer: The mare is inside the burning stable.
(c) Why does he have to go and get her?
Answer: He has to go and get her as she was choking but had refused to go out with the hotel groom who himself was too frightened.
Question 7: What is the difference between James Howard and the hotel groom?
Answer: The difference between James Howard and the hotel groom is that James did not let the fire scare him and was successful in leading the horses out whereas the hotel groom was himself so frightened that the horses refused to go out with him.
Question 8: What did James do to win the trust of both the horses?
Answer: James spoke softly in a quiet and cheerful voice. He patted them and gently led them out.
Question 9: What saved Ginger’s life and how?
Answer: Black Beauty’s shrill whinny saved Ginger’s life as when she heard it, she realised that Black Beauty was outside the stable and got the courage to come out.
So, these were the Questions & Answers.