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Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Intermediate F.Sc F.A ICS I.Com English XI Short Questions Thank You M'am

Intermediate F.Sc F.A ICS I.Com English XI Short Questions Thank You M'am


Q 1. What was the time when the boy tried to snatch the purse of the woman?
Ans. It was about eleven o'clock at night when the boy tried to snatch the purse of the woman.

Q 2. What happened to the boy when he tried to snatch the purse?
Ans. When the boy tried to snatch the purse, the strap broke with a sudden single tug. He lost his balance and fell down.

Q 3. What was the reaction of the woman?
Ans. The large woman simply turned around and kicked the boy. She picked the boy up by his shirt front and shook him severely and ordered him to pick up her purse.

Q 4. What was the conduct of the people when they saw the incident?
Ans. Two or three people passed, stopped, turned to look, and some stood watching.

Q 5. How did the boy look physically?
Ans. He was about fourteen of fifteen years old. He was very weak physically.

Q 6. What was the condition of the boy when the woman gave him a few jerks?
Ans. The boy felt helpless and miserable when the woman gave him a few jerks. Sweat popped out on the boy's face and he began to struggle.

Q 7. Why did the woman ask the boy to wash his face?
Ans. The woman decided to teach the boy good manners. The first lesson that she taught  the boy was to wash his face because his face was dirty. She wanted to reform him.

Q 8. Why did not the boy run from the house of the woman?
Ans. The boy was ashamed of his act. He wanted to establish trust. The woman gave him confidence by not keeping an eye on him. This was the reason that he did not run from the house of the woman.

Q 9. Why did  not the woman watch the boy while preparing a dish?
Ans. The woman gave the boy confidence that she trusted him. Therefore, she did not watch him preparing a dish.

Q 10. What was the nature of the woman's job?
Ans. The woman worked in a hotel beauty shop that stayed open late. She dealt all kinds of woman like blondes, redheads, and the Spanish.

Q 11. What did the woman do when the boy began to struggle?
Ans. She jerked him around in front of her put a half nelson about his neck and continued to drag him.

Written by: Asad Hussain

Sunday, 6 August 2017

Intermediate F.Sc F.A ICS I.Com English XI Short Questions Dark They Were, And Golden-Eyed

Intermediate F.Sc F.A ICS I.Com English XI Short Questions Dark They Were, And Golden-Eyed (Ray Bradbury)


Q 1. Why did harry want to go back to Earth?
Ans. Harry wanted to go back to Earth because he felt the danger of unfavorable climate at Mars. He thought if he stayed at the Mars, he would lose his identity.

Q 2. Why did he want to stay?
Ans. Harry has no means to go back. There was no chance of any help, so he was bound to live there. With the passage of time he became similar to the Martians. His eyes grew dark and golden. There was nothing left for him in the Earth settlement.

Q 3. What climate did they face?
Ans. They faced very severe climate. The wind blew as if to destroy their identities. The air burst their house. The boards went out of shape. There was fog at night. It became very hot in summer.

Q 4. What was the condition of the Bittering family on hearing the news of was on Earth?
Ans. On hearing the news of was on Earth they became sad. Core held on to her husband and daughter and started weeping. They felt stranded on Mars. Harry was drenched in sweat.

Q 5. What did they want to grow?
Ans. They wanted to grow crops and raise children until the end of the war. They were hoping for the arrival of rockets.

Q 6. What was the condition of their house?
Ans. The wind did something to their house. The air had burst it. All the boards went out of shape.

Q 7. What was the advice Harry gave to the people?
Ans. Harry advised them to build a rocket to go back to Earth.

Q 8. How much dangerous a Martian virus can be?
Ans. A Martian virus can be very dangerous for earthen people. It can change their appearance and make them lose their earthen identity.

Q 9. Under what circumstances the Bittering family had to pass through?
Ans. The Bittering family were emigrants to Mars. Unfortunately they felt loneliness in the dead cities. The wind blew as if to smash their identities. Harry felt like a salt crystal being washed away in a mountain stream. There was fog at night. All the boards went out of shape. There was a change in their complexion. Harry smelled a Martian virus in the air.

Q 10. How social were the people of Mars?
Ans. They learn English fast. They were completely peaceful. They were very cooperative. They were very friendly.

Q 11. How did the life change finally? Was this better or worse?
Ans. With the passage of time the Bittering family accepted the situation and developed new habits. They found it peaceful without any interference and disturbance. They were very friendly. They were quick at learning English.

Q 12. What difference can you point out in the life style of the people of two different planets?
Ans. The Martians do not have any sort of haste or competition. The Earth is stricken with threats of war whereas the Martians have learned to live peacefully. Earthly people are always ready to quarrel for money and property but the Martians are devoid of such passions. The people of Earth live a social life but the Martians are fond of primitive life style.

Q 13. What did the radio flash tell?
Ans. The radio flash told that atom bombs hit New York and all the space rockets were destroyed. There would be no more rockets to Mars ever.

Q 14. What did the Lieutenant report?
Ans. He reported that the town was empty but they found native people in the hills. They were dark and golden eyed.

Written by: Asad Hussain

Saturday, 5 August 2017

Intermediate F.Sc F.A ICS I.Com English XI Short Questions Clearing In The Sky

Intermediate F.Sc F.A ICS I.Com English XI Short Questions Clearing In The Sky (Jesse Stuart)


Q 1. Why did not the old man follow the advice of the doctor?
Ans. He did  not follow the advice  of the doctors because he felt that he would remain healthy and strong by keeping himself active. Moreover he had to support a family of five children.

Q 2. What had the doctors told the old man?
Ans. The doctors had told the old man to avoid hard work and to spend an easy life with his family, otherwise he would die.

Q 3. Where did the old man take his son?
Ans. The old man took his son to the highest point of his land. He wanted to show him the small clearing there which he had cultivated himself.

Q 4. Had the son ever been there before?
Ans. He had been there many times before with the exception of last three years. But he had not seen anything extraordinary there.

Q 5. What were the names of the vegetables the old man grew on his farm?
Ans. The old man grew potatoes, yams and tomatoes on his farm.

Q 6. Why did the old man take the steep path?
Ans. The old man took the steep path because it was one way of knowing that he was getting better all the time. He wanted to test his medical fitness.

Q 7. Why did the son at the age of six cry?
Ans. The son lost the wooden plough that his father had made him, so he began to cry.

Q 8. What were the feelings of the old man at the age of seventy?
Ans. He felt that he had lived his natural life and was now spending the bonus of his life. Therefore, he wanted to go to the places he knew and loved.

Q 9. Why had the old man planted his secret garden?
Ans. He planted the garden to have a unique kind of vegeatables with better flavour. He believed that only such new ground had the ability to produce this. It was also one way of refreshing the golden memories of his youth.

Q 10. Describe the physical appearance of the old man.
Ans. The old man is seventy years old. He is strong, vigorous, vibrant and energetic with a red wrinkled face and pale blue eyes. He is so active and smart that he can climb steep mountains. He has a cane in his hand. He has a big blue bandana.

Q 11. How did the old man feel about the land?
Ans. The old man was a great lover of nature. He loved the smell of his soil that filled his heart and soul with pleasure.

Q 12. What did the son remember from his childhood? Were these good memories?
Ans. The son remembered the vast mountains where his father and mother used to farm. The son also remembered the time when on this steep slope his father once made him a little wooden plough. He was six years old then. He lost his plough in a furrow and cried.

Q 13. What moral lesson does the story teach?
Ans. The story teaches us how to fight against odds. If we have the strength of spirit we can face every challenge boldly. It is determination and strong will power that can bring laurels for a person. If we are courageous, resolute and never ready to submit, we can achieve the most difficult targets.

Q 14. Why did Jess not want to go with his father?
Ans. Jess did not want to go because he had just finished half a mile uphill walk to meet his parents. Secondly, the weather was not pleasant enough to walk more.

Written by: Asad Hussain

Friday, 4 August 2017

Intermediate F.Sc F.A ICS I.Com English XI Short Questions Button, Button

Intermediate F.Sc F.A ICS I.Com English XI Short Questions Button, Button (Richard Matheson)


Q 1. Why did Norma consider the tone and the attitude of Mr. Steward offensive?
Ans. Norma considered the tone and attitude of Mr. Steward offensive because she had already told Mr. Steward that she was rather busy but he insisted on talking to her.

Q 2. Why did Arthur disagree with his wife?
Ans. Arthur disagreed with his wife because he considered it immoral to kill some unknown  person just for the sake of money. He also called it murder.

Q 3. Why did Norma persuade her husband to agree with her?
Ans. Norma persuaded her husband because she wanted to get money to improve their living. She wanted to get a nicer apartment, clothes, and a car.

Q 4. What were the reasons Norma gave to her husband to accept the offer?
Ans. Norma told her husband that it might be a kind of psychological research or some strange millionaire was doing it. She argued that it was not immoral to kill an unknown person by a strange method to get money and improve their living.

Q 5. Why did Mr. Steward continue persuading Norma?
Ans. Mr. Steward did so because Norma wanted to do the experiment. He had observed her interest in the conversation and felt that she could be tempted easily.

Q 6. What was the message Norma received on pushing the button?
Ans. Norma received a message from Lenox Hill Hospital that her husband was pushed from the platform in front of the train by a shoving crowd.

Q 7. What is the significance of Arthur's life insurance policy?
Ans. Arthur had a life insurance policy for $25000 with double indemnity in case of accidental death. It is quite significant, because the same money was promised by Mr. Steward as reward.

Q 8. Did Norma remain normal on hearing the news of the accident of her husband?
Ans. No, Norma did not remain normal on hearing the news. She could neither seem to breathe nor walk. She felt numb. She starting smashing the button unit on the sink edge. Something cold pressed at her skull.

Q 9. Write about the character of Arthur.
Ans. Arthur has a literacy taste. He is not greedy because he is not enticed by the offer. Arthur is calm and contented. He manages to overpower the luring offer of getting $50000 by a mere push of the button.

Q 10. Why did  not Norma remain true to her husband?
Ans. She was enticed by the wonderful offer of $50000. She wanted to fulfill her hidden desires. Greed overpowered her. She agreed to press the button because she did not think it a murder. She did not remain true to her husband because she ignored her husband's instructions.

Q 11. Do you agree with Norma's assertion that the death of someone you have never seen is not important?
Ans. Human life is sacred without considering the individual's worldly status. Whether a person is rich or poor, he is given complete privilege by God. Nobody has the right to harm any person to gain any benefit. Therefore , I do not agree with Norma's assertion.

Q 12. What moral lesson does the story teach?
Ans. The story teaches us that impulsive nature always leads towards destruction. We should control our emotions to certain extent otherwise we may lose sight of morality and immorality.

Q 13. What kind of box did Mrs. Arthur find by the door?
Ans. Mrs. Arthur found a cube-shaped carton sealed with the tape by her front door. Inside the box was a push button unit fastened to a small wooden box.

Q 14. What did Mr. Steward tell them about the button unit.
Ans. Mr. Steward told them if they pushed the button, some unknown person would die and they would receive a payment of $50000 in return.

Q 15. What was inside the button unit?
Ans. The button unit was empty. There were no transistors, wires or tubes in it.

Q 16. What was the last conversation between Norma and Mr. Steward?
Ans. The last conversation between Norma and Mr. Steward was telephonic one. Norma complained in a shrieking voice that Mr. Steward had assured her that she would not know the person died. Mr. Steward replied whether she really knew her husband.

Written by: Asad Hussain