The Poor Man Questions & Answers

Hi Everyone!! This article will share The Poor Man Questions & Answers.

In my previous posts, I have shared the questions and answers of Moon So Round and Yellow, Catch That Cat and Gorilla so, you can check these posts as well.

The Poor Man Questions & Answers

Question 1: Choose the correct option:

1. The man stood in the cold water because _________.

(a) he had to prove a point
(b) he had to challenge the emperor
(c) he needed the money

2. Birbal tried to make the emperor understand, but

(a) the emperor did not listen to him
(b) the emperor did not hear him
(c) the emperor listened to someone else

3. Birbal did not come to the court for five days because ________

(a) he was unwell
(b) he was actually cooking the khichdi
(c) he was trying to prove a point to Akbar

4. When Akbar understood his mistake, he ________

(a) apologised to Birbal
(b) called the poor man and rewarded him
(c) gave the poor man double the reward

Question 2: What did Akbar ask Birbal to do?

Answer: Akbar asked Birbal to bring him a poor man from the kingdom who would do anything, however difficult for a reward.

Question 3: What reason did Akbar have for not giving the poor man his reward?

Answer: Akbar did not give the poor man his reward saying that he had got warmth from the light glowing far away and that was cheating.

Question 4: Describe the poor man’s response when he did not get the reward.

Answer: The poor man could not argue with the emperor and so he just went home disappointed and sad.

Question 5: Read the lines and answer the questions:

1. Tell me, O poor man! How could you bear the cold all through the night?

(a) Who said these words?

Answer: The emperor said these words to the poor man.

(b) What did the man do?

Answer: The man had stood all night long inside a pond in the cold.

2. How will the khichdi get cooked with the fire so far away?

(a) Who said these words?

Answer: Akbar said these words to Birbal.

(b) Was Birbal successful in what he wanted to achieve?

Answer: Yes, Birbal was successful in what he wanted to achieve. Emperor Akbar understood his mistake and called the poor man and rewarded him.

So, these were the Questions & Answers.

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