The Sailor Questions & Answers

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

In my previous posts, I have shared the questions & answers of The Little Prince, The Most Beautiful Thing and The Ant and The Grasshopper so, you can check these posts as well.

The Sailor Questions & Answers

Question 1: What preparations does the speaker need to make before setting sail?

Answer: The speaker needs to fix hundred oars in the boat and fix five or six sails and ask his friend Ashu to come with him before sailing.

Question 2: Where does the speaker think he will be at noon?

Answer: The speaker thinks he will be in the land of a strange king at noon.

Question 3: How long does the speaker think this journey will take?

Answer: The speaker thinks that the journey will take a day.

Question 4: When will the speaker set sail?

Answer: The speaker will set sail at dawn.

The Sailor Questions & Answers

Question 5: Read the lines and answer the questions:

(a) Where is Madhu’s boat moored?

Answer: Madhu’s boat is moored at Rajgunj.

(b) Why does the speaker think Madhu’s boat is uselessly laden with jute?

Answer: In the speaker’s view, he fails to understand business because in his childish logic boats are meant for sailing to distant lands full of adventure.

Question 6: Read the lines and answer the questions:

(a) Why does the speaker call markets ‘stupid’?

Answer: The speaker calls the markets stupid because money and business is uninterested as well as meaningless to him. Instead of going there, he intends to explore fairyland.

(b) Who steers the boat to these markets?

Answer: The boatman Madhu steers the boat to these markets.

(c) What does the above extract tell us about the speaker?

Answer: It tells that the speaker is an imaginative child who wonders about fairy land and is not at all interested in business or practical life.

Question 7: Read the lines and answer the questions:

(a) Who does the speaker intend to take with him on his boat?

Answer: The speaker intends to take his friend Ashu Along with him.

(b) Where does the speaker want to sail?

Answer: The speaker wants to sail across the seven seas and the thirteen rivers of fairyland.

Question 8: Read the lines and answer the questions:

(a) What is meant by Tirpurni?

Answer: A river (if not fictional) probably in old Bengal.

(b) What is meant by desert of Tepantar?

Answer: It is probably a fictional desert in the old Bengal.

So, these were The Sailor Questions & Answers.

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