Hi Everyone!! This article will share Suspense in Satpura Questions & Answers.
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Suspense in Satpura Questions & Answers
Question 1: Read and answer the questions:
‘They looked at us in amazement, flashing their shiny cameras. Too bad we weren’t tiger!’
(a) Who does they refer to?
Answer: They refer to curious spectators in forest Jeeps.
(b) Who were they looking at?
Answer: They were looking at the narrator and other people who followed the alarm calls of sambar deer and langurs.
(c) Why did they look in amazement?
Answer: They looked in amazement because the narrator and his team emerged from the bush relieved.
Question 2: Which national Park was the narrator visiting and why?
Answer: The narrator was visiting in Satpura National Park, filming for a documentary.
Question 3: Why did the narrator and the crew head in the direction of the deer’s call?
Answer: The narrator and the crew headed in the direction of the deer’s call for taking shots of the film.
Question 4: Why was the situation more fearful than exciting for the crew?
Answer: The situation was more fearful than exciting for the crew because a predator was breathing close by them and they were on foot.
Question 5: What did the narrator see on the other side of the Denwa River?
Answer: On the other side of the Denwa River, the narrator saw a mugger crocodile with its mouth wide open; a wild gaur with a one-day-old calf; a giant squirrel; magnificent birds; a jungle cat; and a sloth bear.
Question 6: What does the narrator still dream about?
Answer: The narrator still dreams about Satpura National Park. He can’t wait to go back some day!
Question 7: What does the poet mean by ‘the forest is a very exciting friend’?
Answer: The poet says so because there are various creatures in the forests that are friends with humans as long as humans don’t harm them.
Question 8: What created the suspense during the narrator’s trip to Satpura National Park?
Answer: The alarm calls of sambar deer and many other predators, varieties of birds and visiting to Denwa River created the suspense during the narrator’s trip to Satpura National Park.
Question 9: What do you think were the reasons for the writer’s excitement and fear during the Safari?
Answer: When the narrator heard the alarm call of a deer in distress, he expected to see a predator like a tiger or a leopard. The writer and the others in the group ran on foot following the calls. Suddenly, the calls went silent. Those in the group were filled with fear, suspense and expectation. They expected to witness a predator and its prey any moment. This created the feeling of suspense and fear during the Safari.
Question 10: ‘We emerged from the bush relieved but disappointed as well.’ Why did the narrator feel so?
Answer: The narrator and others had expected a tiger or leopard however, they were also scared as they were on foot and in danger of being attacked by the predator. When they realised that some people in a jeep had made the calls, they were relieved that they would not be attacked but were disappointed that they had not been able to see the predator.
So, these were Suspense in Satpura Questions & Answers.