Hi Everyone!! This article will share The Window Questions & Answers.
In my previous posts, I have shared the questions and answers of Rice-Bowl Wishes, Thank You Ma’am and The Flying Trunk so, you can check these posts as well.
The Window Questions & Answers
Question 1: What is strange about the way in which the e-mail has been written? Why do you think the writer used this style?
Answer: The writer has shortened words and used phonetics to write the e-mail. The writer has used this style because it is quicker to write a message or letter in this way.
Question 2: Why was it not possible for Joseph to see out of the window?
Answer: Joseph had been involved in an accident and had injured his spine. He had been advised to lie flat on his back so, it was not possible for him to see out of the window.
Question 3: What kinds of things did Peter describe to Joseph and how did the descriptions made Joseph feel?
Answer: Peter described a park and the lake in it. He described the boats sailing on it, and happy people walking about. He also described a busy street scene beyond the park. It made Joseph feel very happy.
Question 4: Why do you think Peter invented the descriptions?
Answer: Peter invented the descriptions because he wanted to keep Joseph happy as he did not like being laid up in bed. Perhaps, he was also relieving himself of boredom.
Question 5: What lesson do you learn from this story?
Answer: The lesson that we learnt from this story is that if someone is in miserable condition then we should make some efforts to make him feel happy and relieved.
Question 6: Had you been in Peter’s place, how would you have made Joseph feel better?
Answer: I would have played some word games with Joseph to make him feel better. I would also play riddles or sing songs with him to pass the time and have some fun.
Question 7: Do you think Peter’s descriptions would change Joseph’s life in the future for the better? Give reasons for your answer.
Answer: Yes, Peter’s descriptions would make Joseph feel grateful for his actions. Perhaps he would do something to help blind people like Peter lead a better life by creating a school for them or giving money for their treatment.
Question 8: Read the lines and answer the questions:
1. Are you talking to me? He asked, after a long pause.
(a) Who says these words and to whom?
Answer: Joseph says these words to Peter.
(b) What question was asked prior to this?
Answer: Peter had asked Joseph, ‘What’s your name?’
(c) Where is the speaker at this point and what is he doing?
Answer: The speaker is in a hospital bed, forced to lie still on his back because of a spinal injury.
2. But that can’t be possible, exclaimed Joseph.
(a) To whom is Joseph talking?
Answer: Joseph is talking to the nurse.
(b) What is it that he claims could not be possible?
Answer: He claims that the wall outside his window couldn’t have been built years ago.
(c) What does Joseph go on to say?
Answer: Joseph goes on to say that Peter had just described the road and the falling leaves in the park to him.
Question 9: Who might have said the following and to whom?
(a) You are not to get up.
Answer: The doctor could have said this to Joseph.
(b) Is it raining?
Answer: Joseph could have asked Peter when he was describing the scene outside.
(c) It’s turning the corner now.
Answer: Peter could have said this to Joseph when he was describing some vehicle outside.
(d) He is feeling much better, can I move him?
Answer: A nurse could have said this to a doctor about Joseph.
(e) I never guessed he could not see.
Answer: Joseph could have said this to the nurse when she told him that Peter had been blind.
So, these were The Window Questions & Answers.