Here we discuss the question answers to the Class 10 English Lesson “A Tiger In The Zoo”. English questions and answers of Seba Class 10 are available here. This HSLC english question answers of the previous year will give students a clear insight into the exam paper pattern and can focus only on important questions.
A Tiger In The Zoo Question Answer SEBA
Q. Notice the use of a word repeated in lines such as these:
(i) On pads of velvet quiet, In his quiet rage.
(ii) And stares with his brilliant eyes. At the brilliant stars. What do you think of this effect of this repetition.
Ans. (i) The first ‘quiet’ refers to the softness of the velvet while the second ‘quiet’ refers to the silent anger of the tiger.
(ii) The first brilliant’ refers to very keen sight while the second ‘brilliant’ refers to the brightness of the eyes of the tiger.
Q. How does the tiger walk in the cage?
Ans. The tiger walks in the cage with silent anger.
Q. What is the last sound the tiger hear?
Ans. The tiger hears the last sound of the patrolling car at night.
Q. Why does the tiger ignore the visitors?
Ans. The tiger feels that he has nothing to do with the visitors. So he ignores them. He keeps stalking within the cage with rage.
Q. Who does the tiger behave at night?
Ans. The tiger is inside the cage in the zoo. He cannot enjoy freedom. He was helpless. He hears the last voice of the patrolling car at night. He was too helpless to escape. So, he looks intently at the shining stars.
Q. How does the tiger terrify the villagers?
Ans. The tiger is inside the cage in a zoo. The tiger terrifies the villagers by snarling and showing his white fangs and long claws.
The tiger terrified the villagers by snarling around the houses of people near the jungle edge by showing his white fangs and long claws.
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A Tiger In The Zoo Question Answer SEBA HSLC
Q. What would the tiger have been doing if it were in its natural habitat?
Ans. The tiger was very unhappy inside the cage of the zoo. He wants to be in his natural habitat. The poet thought that the tiger should be in the jungle. He should be given the liberty to move in the long grass of the jungle near a water hole. He should be allowed to terrify the villagers by snarling. He would lurk in the shadow to hunt the pump deer in the jungle.
Q: What is a water hole? Why should the tiger be lurking near it? (H.S.L.C.-18)
Ans:- Water hole is a small source of water where all the animals of the forest come to drink water. The tiger should be lurking near it to hunt the plump deer.
A Tiger In The Zoo Question Answer SEBA Grammer
Q. Choose the meaning of the underlined words from the alternatives given within brackets:
(a) He stalks in his vivid strips. (blur/glaring/ dark) (H.S.L.C.-15)
(b) And stares with his brilliant eyes. (jumps at/look with fixed eyes/sees)
(c) In his quiet rage. (mood/violent anger/ walk) (H.S.L.C.-15)
Ans. Violent anger.
(d) At the brilliant stars (best/excellent/nice)
(e) In his quiet rage. (love/hatred/violent anger) (H.S.L.C.-17)
Ans. Violent Anger.
(f) Bring his white fangs. (nails/teeth/claws)
(g) In his quiet rage. ( clear/sorrow/calm)
Q. Give the rhyming words:
Rage- cage (H,S.L.C.-16)
Edge -cage (H.S.L.C.-15)
Bars – cars
House – Mouse
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