Puru The Brave Questions & Answers

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Puru The Brave Questions & Answers

  • Go down – to be recorded
  • Vassal – a man promising to fight for a king in return for the right to hold land
  • Your Highness – a title of respect used when talking to or about a member of the Royal family
  • Your Majesty – the way of addressing Royal people
  • Warfare – the act of fighting a war

Question 1: Choose the correct answer:

(a) Alexander was really great because…………

i. he defeated Puru, set him free, respected him, and made friends with him.
ii. he was the conqueror of the world.
iii. he defeated Puru.
iv. he made friends with a brave king like Puru.

(b) Puru did not accept Alexander’s proposal to be a vassal because…..

i. he was not very wise.
ii. he did not have respect for Alexander.
iii. he was very proud.
iv. he was very brave and patriotic.

(c) Alexander asked his soldiers to remove the chains of Puru because.…

i. Puru requested Alexander to remove his chains.
ii. he did not like a brave man like Puru in chains.
iii. he was sympathetic to Puru.
iv. Alexander did not dare see Puru in chains.

(d) Alexander made friends with Puru because………

i. Alexander liked Puru’s bravery and self-respect.
ii. Alexander wanted to make use of Puru’s services.
iii. Puru accepted that Alexander was really great.
iv. Alexander was very kind.

Question 2: What made Alexander respect Puru?

Answer: Puru was a brave man and a great soldier. He was not frightened by the news of Alexander’s victories and refused to bow before him. In the battle of Jhelum, King Puru continued to fight even when others had left the field and single-handedly, he killed at least a hundred Greek soldiers with his sword. All these qualities of Puru made Alexander respect him.

Puru The Brave Questions & Answers

Question 3: Who was Alexander?

Answer: Alexander was the king of Macedonia who conquered Greece, Persia etc.

Question 4: What do you think is the reason for Indian soldiers’ defeat?

Answer: The Indian soldiers were following the old methods of warfare and their battle plans were faulty. Moreover, they were depending too much upon their elephants. This was the reason for their defeat.

Question 5: Why did the generals and Alexander think that the battle of Jhelum would go down in the history of the world?

Answer: The generals and Alexander thought that the battle of Jhelum would go down in the history of the world because King Puru fought very bravely and killed hundreds of Alexander’s men with his sword. Even his soldiers fought better than Alexander’s soldiers. Alexander’s men were amazed to see the bravery of Puru and his soldiers.

Question 6: Do you believe that Puru was really proud? Give reasons. Do you justify his pride? How?

Answer: I do feel that Puru was really proud of himself. He was an independent Indian king with high self-respect. He fought bravely in the battle of Jhelum and refused to bow before Alexander and be his vassal. He indeed had the right to think that he should be respected and treated as an equal and not as a vassal.

So, these were Puru The Brave Questions & Answers.