Nuruddin Uncle Questions & Answers

Hi Everyone!! This article will share Nuruddin Uncle Questions & Answers.

This poem is written by David Horsburgh. In my previous posts, I have shared the questions and answers of The Nawab of Salimabad – II, The Nawab of Salimabad – I and Outside My Window so, you can check these posts as well.

Nuruddin Uncle Questions & Answers

Word Galaxy

  • Band – a strip of metal (or other material) placed round something
  • Courtyard – an area of ground surrounded by buildings
  • Deed – a good or bad thing that anybody does
  • Munch – to chew food with visible movements of the jaw (and sometimes with a crunching sound)

Question 1: What does Nuruddin Uncle wear on his nose?

Answer: Nuruddin Uncle wears a pair of spectacles, a kurta, a waistcoat, and shoes.

Question 2: Why is the boy not frightened by the stories?

Answer: The boy is not frightened of the stories because he is sitting next to Nuruddin Uncle.

Question 3: What happens when the last story has been told?

Answer: When the last story has been told, Nuruddin Uncle smiles and says goodbye. Then he waves his stick and laughs.

Question 4: What kind of man is Nuruddin Uncle?

Answer: He is interesting, kind, creative, and cheerful.

Question 5: Read the lines and answer the questions:

They ring in my head the whole night long.

(a) What ‘rings’ in his head?

Answer: The stories Nuruddin Uncle tells.

(b) Do they really ‘ring’? What does this mean?

Answer: No, the stories are compared to music (and drums or bells).

(c) Why do you think the stories ring in the poet’s head the night long?

Answer: They keep repeating themselves, and are remembered, just like when a bell rings and the sound continues for a long time afterwards.

So, these were the Questions & Answers.

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