CBSE Class 10 English Mrs Packletides Tiger Assignment Set A. Students are advised to refer to the attached assignments and practice them regularly. This will help them to identify their weak areas and will help them to score better in examination. Parents should download and give the assignments to their children for practice.
I Read the following extracts and answer the given questions.
1. “In a world that is supposed to be chiefly swayed by hunger and by love, Mrs Packletide was an exception; her movements and motives were largely governed by the dislike of Loona Bimberton.”
a) What does the author mean by, ‘the world swayed by hunger and love’?
b) How was Mrs Packletide an exception?
c) How did ‘dislijke of Loona Bimberton’ affect Mrs Packletide’s life?
2. “With an accurately sighted rifle and a thumb-nail pack of patience cards the sportswoman waited the coming of the quarry.”
a) Who is the sportswoman and what is her quarry?
b) What are the arrangements that have been made for the person?
c) What does the mention of the cards tell us about the nature of the activity being undertaken by the woman?
3. “Quite a bargain, only I don’t happen to have the money.”
a) Who speaks these words? Whom is she talking to?
b) What ‘bargain’ is the speaker talking about here?
c) What does the speaker expect the listener to do?
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