The Story-Spirits Questions & Answers

Hi Everyone!! This article will share The Story-Spirits Questions & Answers.

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The Story-Spirits Questions & Answers

Question 1: How many different kinds of spirits are there in the story?

Answer: There are two different kinds of spirits in the story: good and bad.

Question 2: Why were the spirits in the bag unhappy?

Answer: The good spirits were unhappy because they were squashed with the bad spirits. The boy kept all the story spirits by only listening to them and not telling them to anybody to pass them on.

Question 3: What did the spirits plan to do?

Answer: The spirits planned to get rid of the man who had imprisoned them for so long.

Question 4: In what ways did the servant stop the spirits from hurting the young man?

Answer: The servant stopped the spirits from hurting the young man in many ways. He did not let him drink water because the water-spirit would have choked him. He did not let him eat strawberries because the strawberry-spirit would have choked him. He pulled one end of the rice sack so that he was saved from the red-hot poker under it. Finally, he killed the snake which was hiding under the carpet.

Question 5: What lesson did the young man learn?

Answer: The young man learned to tell stories so as not to offend the story-spirits.

Question 6: Read the line and answer the questions:

And there they remained for ever…..

(a) Who remained where?

Answer: The spirits from the stories flew into the wonderful bag and remained there forever.

(b) Was it really for ever?

Answer: No, not really.

(c) Who planned to release them and why?

Answer: The servant planned to release the spirits to save his master.

Question 7: Read the line and answer the questions:

I shall just have to remember what they have said…..

(a) Who says these words and to whom?

Answer: The servant said these words to himself.

(b) What did the speaker have to remember and why?

Answer: He said to remember the words of the tiger, the fox, the frog, the bat, and the snake spirits so that he could protect his master.

(c) What did the speaker do after this?

Answer: He prevented his master from drinking water and eating strawberries on the way. When the horse halted beside a large sack of nice husks and his master was dismounting, he pulled the sack so that his master fell. Finally, when the bridegroom (master) climbed the platform, he pushed him as soon as he put his foot in the carpet and killed the snake with his sword.

Question 8: Explain the following:

a. Fond of – be partial to something or someone

b. Retire – to rest after working

c. Damsels in distress – girls who are in some sort of trouble

d. Faithful – to be devoted to someone

e. Ripe old age – very old age

f. Selfish – to look after only your own interests

Question 9: Fill in the blanks to make sensible sentences:

(a) The custom was for the bridegroom to set out in a procession to the bride’s house.

(b) The strawberry-spirit can jump down his throat and choke him.

(c) When he gets there on his horse, he will dismount onto a bag of rice husks.

(d) The bad spirits all chuckled with glee.

(e) Some ran this way, others ran that way, and there was great confusion throughout the hall.

So, these were The Story-Spirits Questions & Answers.

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