The Old Man and The Tiger Questions & Answers

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In my previous posts, I have shared the questions and answers of The White Window, The Flying Machine – I and The Flying Machine – II so, you can check these posts as well.

The Old Man and The Tiger Questions & Answers

Question 1: How did the old man earn his money?

Answer: The man earned his money by selling wood.

Question 2: Why did the old man become frightened in the forest one day?

Answer: The man heard a loud growl, which frightened him.

Question 3: What did the old man say about the tiger?

Answer: He said some nice things, but then he said the tiger was very smelly.

Question 4: What did the tiger ask the old man to do?

Answer: The tiger asked the man to cut him with the axe.

Question 5: How deep was the wound?

Answer: The wound was two fingers deep.

Question 6: In the story, what healed and what did not heal?

Answer: The wound healed, but the hurt caused by the harsh words did not heal.

Question 7: Read the lines and answer the questions:

He put down his axe and stood very still.

(a) Who put down the axe?

Answer: The man put down the axe.

(b) Where was the person when this happened?

Answer: The person was in the forest.

(c) What made him stand still?

Answer: The growl of the tiger made him stand still.

(d) What happened next?

Answer: A large tiger came out of the bushes and told the man not to be frightened. The tiger offered to work while the man rested.

Question 8: Who might have said the following?

a. ‘Don’t ask me to do such a thing.’

Answer: The man (to the tiger).

b. ‘I can’t help you cut the wood; I have too much work to do.’

Answer: The man’s wife (to the man).

c. ‘I’m sorry.’

Answer: The man (to the tiger, after he cut the tiger with the axe).

d. ‘Your words have hurt me more than the axe wound.’

Answer: The tiger (to the man).

So, these were The Old Man and The Tiger Questions & Answers.

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