Hi Everyone!! This article will share The Joke Questions & Answers.
In my previous posts, I have shared the questions and answers of Younguncle Goes To His Village, Where Is My Mother and Building A Shelter so, you can check these posts as well.
The Joke Questions & Answers
Question 1: Choose the correct option. There may be more than one.
(a) Nobody in Venusganj sensed the arrival of the alien spacecraft because
i. everyone was watching TV.
ii. there was no radio interference.
iii. it became a ball of fire.
iv. it was behind the hills.
(b) The statue in the garden, was of a man who was/had
i. beady eyes
ii. done a lot for conservation in the area.
iii. the father of Dr Sohni
iv. wearing shorts
(c) The dog howled and barked because
i. the alien looked like a human.
ii. it sensed the creature wasn’t human.
iii. the alien did not have antennae.
iv. it had never seen an alien.
(d) Upon hearing that there had been a visitor who had not given his name, Dr Sohni pressed a button on the robot’s chest because he
i. thought a ghost could have come.
ii. thought the robot was playing a trick.
iii. felt he must check the robot’s programming.
iv. wanted to see who the visitor was.
Question 2: Complete the sentences:
(a) The alien took the form of the statue with the same shirt and shorts and wore the same pair of spectacles.
(b) The robot talks about itself but the alien wanted to know about how living beings like him live on this planet.
(c) When the family saw the face of the visitor, everyone thought that the robot was joking because the visitor was Dr Sohni’s father who had been dead for more than five years.
Question 3: What was the difference between the statue and the replica of the statue?
Answer: The only difference between the statue and the replica of the statue was that the replica did not have human legs.
Question 4: Describe the statue.
Answer: It was a stone statue of a bespectacled man that had one hand on its waist while the other held a flower. It was the statue of Dr Sohni’s father, a man who had done a lot for the preservation of the flora and fauna of the region.
Question 5: Who opened the door of the house for the creature? How did he welcome him?
Answer: A robot-like figure opened the door of the house for the creature. With folded hands, it greeted the creature, “Namaste!”
The Joke Questions & Answers
Question 6: Why did the robot not think the visitor was strange? Was the visitor strange?
Answer: The visitor came in the form of a human being. Though, he came from another planet but his humanly presence made him less strange for the robot. Thus, the robot thought that the visitor was a human and so, he treated him accordingly.
Question 7: What did the alien want to know?
Answer: The alien wanted to know from the robot how do living beings live.
Question 8: What information did robot give to the alien about himself?
Answer: The robot told the alien that his main food is electricity and he is programmed for several functions like – cooking food, washing dishes, taking Jimmy, the dog for a walk, etc. He also told that he is overhauled at the workshop once in a year.
Question 9: Why did Dr Sohni get dumbstruck?
Answer: When the Sohnis returned, the robot told the doctor about the strange visitor who had left neither its name nor a message. So, Dr Sohni pressed a button on the robot’s chest to see the image of the visitor from the robot’s computer memory. Dr Sohni was dumbstruck to see the image because it was the face of his father who had been dead for more than five years.
Question 10: Where was the alien from? Why did it note all the details of Dr Sohni’s house?
Answer: The alien was from the star Betelgeuse, in the Orion constellation. It noted all the details of Dr Sohni’s house to present a report on how living beings live to its home station on a planet near Betelgeuse.
Question 11: What did the report dictated by the alien say?
Answer: The report dictated by the alien said that, “The living beings of the third planet around the star locally called the ‘Sun’ are peculiar. They eat and drink electricity and made of metal. Their pets are, however, organic beings which howl and bark at you. Rather a curious planet to have two totally different types of beings. But then, the Universe is such a bizarre place.”
Question 12: Is the title of the story apt?
Answer: The title of the story is apt because all the family members thought that robot was probably playing a trick/joke with them when they see the visitor on the screen.
Question 13: Why did the alien end his report “but then, the universe is such a bizarre place”?
Answer: The alien thought that the living beings of the third planet are peculiar. They eat and drink electricity and made of metal. Their pets are, however, organic beings which howl and bark at you. All this according to him was strange or bizarre place.
So, these were The Joke Questions & Answers.