How They Packed Questions & Answers

Hi Everyone!! This article will share How They Packed Questions & Answers.

In my previous posts, I have also shared the questions and answers of A Train Station For A Student, Dr Goray and The Giggling Ghost and One Child One Teacher One Book One Pen so, you can check these posts as well.

How They Packed Questions & Answers

Question 1: Choose the correct option:

1. The friends made a list of things on

a. Wednesday
b. Thursday
c. Friday
d. Saturday

2. The narrator’s intention was to

a. do the packing of the bags and hampers himself.
b. convince his friends to pack the hampers with food.
c. make his friends pack while he supervised them.
d. do the packing without anybody’s interference.

3. The narrator was most irritated when

a. he had to do the packing.
b. he had to watch others pack.
c. others watched while he worked.
d. he watched while others worked.

4. “Most extraordinary thing I ever heard of,” said George. The extraordinary thing was

a. the narrator’s decision to sit and supervise.
b. the disappearance of the butter.
c. Montmorency’s act of ‘killing’ the lemons.
d. Harris moving around aimlessly.

Question 2: Read and answer the questions:

‘Here let me do it.’ There you are, simple enough!’

(a) When did the narrator think of these words?

Answer: The narrator thought of these words when he was doing the packing and Harris and George were watching him.

(b) What was he referring to?

Answer: He was referring to his supervision over Harris and George.

(c) Did he get a chance to actually speak these lines? Why?

Answer: No, he did not get a chance to say these lines because his friends did not do anything in the packing.

Question 3: Read and answer the questions:

“Aren’t you going to put the boots in?”

(a) Who said these words and to whom?

Answer: Harris said these words to Jerome.

(b) When did he say these words?

Answer: He said this when Jerome finished packing the bag and sat on it.

(c) Was he really worried about the boots being packed? Why?

Answer: No, he was not really worried about the boots being packed because he only intended to irritate the narrator by saying this after he finished the packing.

Question 4: Read and answer the questions:

“I’ll take my oath I put it down on that chair.”

(a) Who said these words and about what?

Answer: George said these words about the missing butter.

(b) What had actually happened to it?

Answer: The butter was stuck to Harris.

(c) Were they able to find it eventually? Who found it?

Answer: Yes, George found it at the back of Harris.

Question 5: When did Harris ask the narrator about the boots? How did the narrator react?

Answer: Harris asked the narrator about the boots when he finished his packing and sat on the bag. The narrator was irritated because he had to open the bag to keep the boots and repack it again.

Question 6: Describe how George and Harris packed?

Answer: While packing, Harris smashed tomatoes by placing bottle of jam on it. George trod on butter and created mess all around. Then, he tried to put it in the kettle. They put lighter things at the bottom and heavier things at the top.

Question 7: What makes Montmorency happy?

Answer: The dog (Montmorency) seems happy whenever he disturbs people and in return, they curse him steadily for an hour. He makes a mess of everything the way most of the pet dogs do while in a playful mood.

Question 8: Complete this flow chart on how the friends packed for the journey.


  • The narrator, George and Harris make the list of things to be packed.
  • The friends got together all the things to be packed in one room.
  • The narrator starts packing and completes the task soon.
  • The narrator realizes he forgot the boots, reopens the bag and repacks it.
  • The narrator cannot find his toothbrush, reopens the bag and repacks it.
  • The narrator forgets his soap, reopens the bag and repacks it.
  • George and Harris offer to pack the eatable things.
  • George and Harris make a mess of everything.
  • The friends finally finished the packing and go to bed.

So, these were How They Packed Questions & Answers.

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