Tenali Rama and The Three Dolls Questions & Answers

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Tenali Rama and The Three Dolls Questions & Answers

Word Galaxy

  • Identical – same
  • Opponent – someone who competes against you
  • Summon – to call
  • Figure out – find out
  • Acknowledge – admitted
  • Represent – stand for

Question 1: Who was Tenali Rama?

Answer: Tenali Rama was an intelligent minister in the court of Krishnadevraya.

Question 2: Who visited the Kings Court?

Answer: A merchant from foreign kingdom visited the King’s court.

Question 3: What did the merchant give to the King?

Answer: The merchant gave three identical dolls to the King.

Question 4: What permission does he seek from the king?

Answer: He sought and received the King’s permission to test the intelligence of his ministers.

Question 5: Read and answer the questions:
I will be back in thirty days for the answer.

(a) Who spoke these words and to whom?

Answer: The visiting merchant from a foreign kingdom spoke these words to King Krishnadevaraya.

(b) What ‘answer’ does the speaker refer to here?

Answer: The speaker refers to the answer which he expects from the ministers about the difference among the three dolls.

(c) Who gave the answer to the question?

Answer: Tenali Rama gave the answer.

Tenali Rama and The Three Dolls Questions & Answers

Question 6: Read and answer the questions:
‘But there can be another explanation, too.’

(a) Who is the speaker?

Answer: Tenali Rama is the speaker.

(b) What ‘explanation’ does the speaker refer to here?

Answer: Tenali Rama is referring to his explanation of how each of the three dolls is different from the other two.

(c) Was Tenali Rama’s explanation correct?

Answer: Yes, Tenali Rama’s wise answer was accepted by all.

Question 7: What were the different explanations that the speaker gave?

Answer: One explanation was that the first doll is bad because it represents those who cannot keep a secret. The second is average doll because it represents harmless people who cannot understand what is said to them. The third doll is a good one as it represents those who can be trusted with secrets. Another explanation was that the first doll represents those who gain knowledge and spread it among others. The second doll represents those who do not pay attention to what they are taught. The third doll represents people who have knowledge but selfishly keep it to themselves.

Question 8: Of the two sets of explanations Tenali Rama gave, which one do you agree with?

Answer: Both explanations are good, but according to me, the second one is better. The idea of spreading knowledge is more believable than the idea of listening to a secret and not understanding it.

So, these were Tenali Rama and The Three Dolls Questions & Answers.