The King’s Magic Drum Questions & Answers

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The King’s Magic Drum Questions & Answers

Question 1: Who was Efriam Duke? What special object did he possess?

Answer: Efriam Duke was an ancient king of Calabar. He was a peaceful man and did not like war.

He had a magic drum, the property of which was that when it was beaten, it always provide plenty of good food and drink.

Question 2: What could the magic drum do?

Answer: Whenever the magic drum was beaten it provides plenty of food and drink.

Question 3: How did the king treat his enemies?

Answer: The King used to call his enemies together and make them surprise by beating the drum and instead of fighting, the people found tables spread with all sorts of dishes for everybody. In this way, he sent all his enemies away with full stomachs and in a happy and contented frame of mind.

Question 4: Why did the tortoise want compensation?

Answer: The tortoise wanted the compensation from the king because according to him the king’s wife had stolen his palm nut.

Question 5: What did the tortoise ask the king to give him?

Answer: The tortoise asked the king to give him his magic drum.

Question 6: How did the tortoise become one of the richest men in the kingdom?

Answer: The tortoise became one of the richest men in the Kingdom with the help of the magic drum.

Question 7: Read the lines and answer the questions:

1. ‘I am poor man, and I climbed the tree to get food for myself and my family’.

(a) Who said this?

Answer: The tortoise said this words.

(b) Who was the speaker talking to?

Answer: The speaker was talking with lkwor Edem, the king’s wife.

(c) Why did the listener take the palm nut?

Answer: The listener took the plum nut because she thought it had fallen from the tree.

2. ‘What will you take? You may have anything you like.’

(a) Who said this and to whom?

Answer: The king said this to the tortoise.

(b) Why did the speaker say this?

Answer: The speaker wanted to get rid of the tortoise.

(c) What did the listener want to have from the speaker?

Answer: The listener wanted the magic drum.

So, these were the Questions & Answers.

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