Hi Everyone!! This article will share The Seed Questions & Answers.
In my previous posts, I have shared the questions and answers of A Bottle of Dew, Into the Future and Nobody’s Friend so, you can check these posts as well.
The Seed Questions & Answers
Question 1: Choose the correct option:
1. Why did the king want someone from outside the family to succeed him?
(a) He had no sons.
(b) He liked outsiders more.
(c) His heirs were lazy.
2. Chun’s seed did not sprout, yet he took his empty bowl to the temple. Why?
(a) He was afraid that he would be punished if he did not go.
(b) His mother said that he had done his best so he should keep his promise.
(c) He did not care about the emperor’s test.
3. Here are some words that tell us about Chun’s character. Write the correct ones.
Answer: Honest, courageous, obedient, simple, shy, truthful.
Question 2: How do we know that the emperor had grown old?
Answer: We know that the emperor was old from the description ‘a wise emperor whose once dark braid had turned the colour of new-fallen snow’.
Question 3: What did the emperor decide to do when he felt that his heirs were lazy?
Answer: When the emperor felt his heirs were lazy, he decided to choose an outsider as his successor.
Question 4: The townsmen were shocked at the emperor’s words. What shocked them?
Answer: The townsmen were shocked by the emperor’s announcement that his successor would be one of the townsmen.
Question 5: What did the emperor give the townsmen? What did he want them to do?
Answer: The emperor gave each of the townsmen a seed to plant and asked them to bring back grown plants after a year.
Question 6: What did Chun’s mother give him?
Answer: Chun’s mother gave him a blue-and-white porcelain bowl.
Question 7: Why was Chun worried about his seed?
Answer: Chun was worried about his seed because it did not sprout.
Question 8: Chun said, ‘I failed.’ Had he really failed? Give reasons for your answer.
Answer: No, he did not fail. It was the seed that was boiled and boiled seed could not grow. So, we can’t say that Chun was failed. He was successful and selected as a next emperor by the King.
Question 9: Do you think the emperor was really a wise man? Give reasons for your answer.
Answer: Yes, the emperor was really a wise man because he gave boiled seed to everyone and wanted to see that who is honest in his town so that he could choose a successor.
So, these were the Questions & Answers.